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For the third consecutive year, the University of Mississippi hosted the American Legion Boys State event on May 27.

Some 500 members of 4-County Electric Power Association attended the cooperative’s annual membership meeting Thursday, June 7, at the East Mississippi Community College auditorium in Mayhew.

There was a slight breeze at the Maben Farmers’ Market Saturday as the vendors set up their tables.

A Democratic Senate runoff will be in two weeks between state Rep. David Baria of Bay St. Louis and Howard Sherman of Lauderdale County.

Winston County native joins the Mississippi State University Extension Service staff in Winston County.





House of Representatives discuss bills that made it out of committee

By FROM REPRESENTATIVE JOEY HOOD.,
From Representative Joey Hood.
 
The House met as a whole throughout the week to discuss bills that made it out of committees and onto the calendar. Thursday, Feb. 8, was the deadline for representatives to discuss House Bills. Any bills that were not discussed by Thursday died on the calendar.



Editorial Roundup

Legislative choice: guns or football 

If the Mississippi Legislature’s latest effort to enact yet another “gunslinger” law comes to fruition, here are two suggestions for where Gov. Phil Bryant should hold the signing ceremony.

At Vaught-Hemingway Stadium in Oxford or at Davis Wade Stadium in Starkville.



Obituaries

Fannie B. Bailey
Feb. 1, 2018
Services for Fannie B. Bailey, 95, were Feb. 6, 2018, at Reed’s Chapel Baptist Church with the Rev. Johnny Lollar officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery. 





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