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Theatre camp experiences ‘Aladdin’


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Newport Furniture liquidation end of era

By Dennis Seid Daily Journal NEW ALBANY – The closing of Newport Furniture could be the end of a 65-year-old furniture manufacturing legacy. Last week, Newport filed for Chapter 7 liquidation, an unsurprising move given its Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection filing a few days earlier. Production at the plant had all but ceased in recent […]

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Local woman offers wide range of small business development help through Ole Miss

With some hope that the economy is improving and anticipating the benefits of Tanglefoot Trail, now is a time that some are thinking about starting a new business or upgrading an existing business. What many may not know is that free, practical, confidential help is available through the Mississippi Small Business Development Center. Serving the […]

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State residents to get third back-to-school ‘tax holiday’

The state’s fifth Sales Tax Holiday will take place during a 48-hour time period beginning 12:01 a.m. Friday, July 26, and ending at midnight Saturday, July 27. The popular “back to school” event is worth seven percent in savings to consumers as result of waiving the sales tax on specific items. The items exempt from […]

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Toyota Education Committee announces grant money availability to local schools

The Toyota Educational Endowment Fund Committee of the CREATE Foundation announced Monday the availability of $1 million of grant money for schools in Lee, Pontotoc and Union Counties. Toyota Mississippi Vice President Doug Formby, a member of CREATE’s Toyota Education Endowment Fund Advisory Committee, made the announcement in New Albany. “The purpose of the grant […]

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Cotton States teams battle on the diamond


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ICC releases its 2013 football schedule

Adam Gore/LetsGoICC.com Itawamba Community College announced its 2013 football schedule on Monday. The nine-game schedule includes a road trip to defending Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges (MACJC) champion Copiah-Lincoln along with East Central, Mississippi Delta, Northwest and Northeast visiting Easton Field this season. “It’s the same tough schedule that everyone has in this […]

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An Olympic challenge

By Jake Dean The event of lifting a heavier weight than your opponent to see who is the strongest has been around stretching as far back as the ancient Greek time period. This Olympic sport has now branched out to high schools as well. Competitions are held and sanctioned by MHSAA representatives and officials. Locally, […]

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Cotton States high school league standings and schedules

Cotton States High School League Team Standings as of July 15, 2013 Team                   W   L   T   Pct BlackPrairie Mudcats   5   1   0  .833 Swamp Monsters……   5   1   0  .833 North Delta Dealers.   4   1   0  .800 HillCountry Generals   5   2   0  .714 Woodall Mtn Lookouts   3   3   0  .500 Tippah Tribe……..   3   4   0  .429 […]

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