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Lexington Scout Troop 64 restoreshistoric Holmes County cemetery

Lexington Boy Scout Troop 64 of the Andrew Jackson Council led by Eagle Scout candidate Lawson Barrett has r

By Nancy Barrett Lexington Boy Scout Troop 64 of the Andrew Jackson Council led by Eagle Scout candidate Lawson Barrett...subscribers»

Superintendent Powell Ruckerelected as MASS president

The Mississippi Association of School Superintendents and the Alliance of Educational Leaders of Mississippi held their annual conventio...subscribers»

Durant to hold special election

The City of Durant will hold a special election o....subscribers»

Central Holmes Trojans defeat Deer Creek 29-0

The Central Holmes Christian School Trojan football team went...subscribers»

Holmes County Central played Greenwood

Holmes County Central High School quarterback ...subscribers»
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1885: In Rock Springs, Wyoming Territory, 28 Chinese laborers are killed and hundreds more chased out of town by striking coal miners.
1898: Sir Herbert Kitchner leads the British to victory over the Mahdists at Omdurman and takes Khartoum.
1910: Alice Stebbins Wells is admitted to the Los Angeles Police Force as the first woman police officer to receive an appointment based on a civil service exam.
1915: Austro-German armies take Grodno, Poland.
1944: Troops of the U.S. First Army enter Belgium.More than 6,000 trucks of the Red Ball Express kept gasoline and other vital supplies rolling in as American troops and tanks pushed the Germans back toward their homeland.