Raytheon training system in Meridian could bring more than 450 high tech jobs

Sid Salter

STARKVILLE – In Meridian and Lauderdale County, excitement is high over the possibility of some 450 high-quality, high-tech jobs that will come to the community should defense contractor Raytheon win U.S. Air Force approval of their innovative T-100 Integrated Air Training System proposal.
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Shop local to help our businesses, even though Republican leaders are not

Emmerich

It's the Christmas season with all the shopping, and merchants are eager to encourage folks to shop locally.
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National media must earn back trust

Ray Mosby

“The only thing that can beat us now is a crooked scorekeeper.”—Former Memphis State basketball announcer Jack Eaton

ROLLING FORK—If you have spent any time at all on “the inside” of team sports—baseball, football, basketball, doesn’t matter, then you are almost certainly familiar with the term “home cooking.”
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New faces in new places all around Calhoun

Joel McNeece

“For the times they are a-changin’.”  – Bob Dylan
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Moving to see emotions from state champion Wildcats

Lisa McNeece

In my newspaper career, I’ve covered more than 250 high school football games, probably eight state championship games, but have only been present at two won in Calhoun County– Friday’s state championship game where Calhoun City beat Bay Springs and the 1996 Bruce Championship game.
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Pearl Harbor’s 75th anniversary illustrates how nation has changed

Sid Salter

STARKVILLE – Can it be that 75 years have passed since the “Greatest Generation” of Americans had to endure and respond to the bombing of Pearl Harbor?
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Nearing the end of the line

Ray Mosby

ROLLING FORK—I am the last of us, the end of the line of men in my family named Mosby. I don’t guess that is terribly remarkable in the big scope of things, but somehow on this post surgical, post Thanksgiving Sunday afternoon, it does strike me as at least personally worth noting.
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Throughout state’s history, electing judges has been inherently partisan

Sid Salter

STARKVILLE – All due respect, it’s almost laughable that Mississippi Court of Appeals Judge Ceola James is blaming U.S. Rep. Bennie Thompson for her loss in a re-election bid on Nov. 8.
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This is a special group of Wildcats

Joel McNeece

There are so many things to love about this year’s Calhoun City Wildcat football team it’s hard to list them all.
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Thanksgiving meal a surprising success

Lisa McNeece

Thanksgiving dinner at our house was a surprising success. For someone who is not a very accomplished cook, I’m always pleased when things turn out well.
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