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Holmes CC has new president

Holmes Community College will hold a press conference on Thursday, Sept. 11 at 10 a.m. ...subscribers»

Mississippi Municipal League honors Rep. Jason White

The Mississippi Municipal League (MML) recently honored District 48 Representative Jason White...subscribers»

Big Black River Festival set Sat., Sept. 13 at West

The annual Big Black River Festival will take place...subscribers»

Runoff election set in Durant

The City of Durant will hold a runoff election on Tuesday, Sept. 23 ...subscribers»

State Supreme Court grants Pickle a hearing

The State Supreme Court has granted an evidentiary hearing for C.D. Pickle,...subscribers»

Chicken Show set for Friday, Sept. 12

Holmes County 4-H will host a "chicken" show Friday, September 12...subscribers»

BBB Warns "Yellow Pages Scam Strikes Again"

Mississippi (September 12, 2014) Business owners, Beware! Scammers posing as representatives from the Yellow Pages are invoicing companies for advertising they never placed. A Jackson business owner contacted BBB serving Mississippi about an invoice they received for services that they did not receive or agree to....subscribers»
Thursday, September 11, 2014 Vol. 56 - Num. 37
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1789: Jean-Paul Marat sets up a new newspaper in France, L'Ami du Peuple.
1810: A revolution for independence breaks out in Mexico.
1864: Confederate General Nathan Bedford Forrest leads 4,500 men out of Verona, Miss. to harass Union outposts in northern Alabama and Tennessee. Armed with their new, lethal seven-shot Spencer rifles, Wilder's Lightning Brigade was all that stood between the Union Army and the looming disaster at Chickamauga Creek.
1889: Robert Younger, in Minnesota's Stillwater Penitentiary for life, dies of tuberculosis. Brothers Cole and Bob remain in the prison.
1893: Some 50,000 Sooners claim land in the Cherokee Strip during the first day of the Oklahoma land rush.