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As the spring season rolls around, the town of French Camp is preparing to bring some fun and excitement to the area with as well as upcoming signage to install. 
JACKSON – The Lady Wildcats certainly played well enough Thursday, defeating Raymond 56-47 in the MHSAA Class 4A quarterfinals at the Williams Assembly Center to set up a seminal matchup against Byhalia.

The Mississippi Municipal League (MML) hosted the 11th Annual Youth Leadership Summit March 2 – 3, 2018, at Jackson State University in Jackson, Mississippi.

Nanih Waiya won two of its three contests against larger competition on the baseball diamond last week and stood 3-1 on the young season entering this week.
ESGR recognizes Aircomm LLC
On Tuesday, January 23, 2018 members of the Mississippi Employers Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) presented awards to the owners of Air Comm LLC.

House of Representatives discuss bills that made it out of committee

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.


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.