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College Savings Art Contest deadline approaches

The deadline for the 10th annual College Savings Mississippi Art Contest is just over one month away. So ...

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Freeman is Brookhaven Academy’s Educator of the Year

Brookhaven Academy has recognized Dawn Freeman as its 2022-2023 Educator of the Year. Freeman has taught at BA ...

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Mississippi Match 5 bumps up to $605,000 for Saturday drawing

Saturday’s jackpot still holding as second-largest Match 5 jackpot to date Mississippi Lottery officials have bumped up the ...

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Jail docket: Arrests made for disturbance, domestic violence, intimidation

Lincoln County Jail docket, Jan. 25-26, 2023 Antwan Johnson, 11/18/1991, 2183 NW Kylie Brook Lane — arrested, charged ...

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Sen. Barrett presents bills on government transparency, personal safety

After three weeks in session, what are our local senators and representatives working on in the Mississippi Legislature? ...

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‘Little Women’ coming soon to the BLT

BROOKHAVEN — “Little Women” will soon take center stage from February 9 to February 12 at the Brookhaven ...

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Crossword clue: Bogue Chitto lottery player; Answer: WINNER

What has six letters and describes a particular Bogue Chitto woman? “WINNER.” The woman won $1,000 on a ...

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Election update: What if no one qualifies for county surveyor?

The open period to qualify for an elected office in 2023 began Jan. 3 and ends Feb. 1. ...

Sports

Inside Sports: Loyd Star advances in playoffs

BROOKHAVEN — This week on Inside Sports, presented by Toyota of Brookhaven, Loyd Star soccer coach Jordan Lea ...

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Election qualifying update: 4 now in coroner’s race

A fourth candidate has joined the race for Lincoln County Coroner. Sherry Bowman Bessonette qualified Wednesday. Bessonette will ...

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Business

Moody Victorian dream: Busbys start work to open vendor gallery, inn, event venue in old home

BROOKHAVEN — The home at 402 Drury Lane was bought by Stuart and Joanna Busby who will name ...

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Panthers? Mountain Lions? Bobcats?: Dozens respond with unofficial sightings in Lincoln County area

BOGUE CHITTO — In the first reported sighting to a newspaper since 2019, a Bogue Chitto man ignited ...

State/National News

2 Aryan Circle members sentenced for attempted murder

Two members of the Aryan Circle were each sentenced Wednesday to 10 years in prison for their role ...

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MDWFP revenue is up, game wardens issue 1,296 citations

CLEVELAND — Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks ended the 2022 year on a good note financially. ...

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Brookhaven medical marijuana dispensary makes history

A Brookhaven medical marijuana dispensary made history Wednesday. The Cannabis Company was the first dispensary in Mississippi to ...

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‘Armed, dangerous’ fugitive arrested

A fugitive described as armed and dangerous by police has been arrested. Lajohntae Miquan Fields, 21, was arrested ...

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Wicker, Hyde-Smith: No taxpayer funding for abortions

U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker (R-Miss.), Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith, of Brookhaven, and 45 other senators introduced the No Taxpayer ...

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Fini returns to Mississippi to work with MSA Dance

WESSON  — Dancer Antonio Fini has returned to Mississippi. The Italian is a First Dancer for Michael Mao ...

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Jail docket: Lincoln County man charged with DUI, drug possession

Lincoln County Jail docket, Jan. 24, 2023 Bradley Smith, 06/16/1975, 975 Wellman Drive — arrested, charged with DUI ...

Opinion Columnists

Global ag markets substantially impact Mississippi

Even before global headlines seized on the fact that for the first time in a half-century, China’s mammoth ...