Education standards

Most Mississippi public school children this school year are to be taught using similar core standards as those in other states. The standards, called Common Core, seek to standardize much of the curriculum among the states. It’s an effort to make our public schools more rigorous so students – and our nation – can better […]

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Moore named NMMC president

Tim Moore has been appointed as president of North Mississippi Medical Center-Tupelo, a 650-bed regional referral center that is the largest, private, not-for-profit hospital in Mississippi. Since April 2012, Moore has served as vice president of North Mississippi Health Services’ community hospitals, working closely with the facilities in Eupora, Iuka, Pontotoc and West Point, Miss., […]

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ICC announces 2013 soccer schedules

Adam Gore/ FULTON, MS – Coach Mike Sullivan has announced the 2013 Itawamba Community College soccer schedules. The Lady Indians will play 17 regular season matches while the Indians will participate in 16 with eight matches scheduled to be played at the ICC Soccer Complex on the Fulton campus and nine on the road. ICC […]

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Cotton States schedules and standings

Cotton States schedules and standings Cotton States High School League Schedule 7/25 – THUNDER @ CRAWDADS 6:30 PM at Pony Field 7/25 – DEALERS @ MUDCATS 6:30 PM at Legion Field 7/27 – CRAWDADS @ SWAMPMONSTERS 1:00 PM at Field 8 7/27 – RASCALS @ THUNDER 1:00 PM at Pony Field 7/27 – XPLORERS @ […]

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Park Commission registering for fall soccer and flag football

The New Albany Park Commission announces registration for its Fall Soccer Season and for Flag Football. Registration began Monday, July 8, and will run through Aug. 16. The fee for both is $40 per child ($35 per each sibling). For soccer, the child must be born between Aug. 1, 1999 and July 31, 2009. For […]

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It’s not over until it’s over

That’s what I’m talking about We normally talk about sports related to high school here, but the finish of The Open golf tournament and Phil Mickelson’s final round performance bear addressing. As the great baseball philosopher and player Yogi Berra said, “It’s not over until it’s over.” Mickelson proved Berra to be correct on that […]

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5 BMC programs named NAIA Scholar-Teams

Five athletic programs at Blue Mountain College have been named NAIA Scholar-Teams for their achievement in the classrooms. For a team to be considered for the NAIA Scholar-Team award, it must have a minimum 3.0 grade-point average (on a 4.0 scale) as defined by the institution. The team grade-point average includes all eligible varsity student-athletes. […]

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Tennis association looking for new players

Northeast Mississippi Tennis Assoc. is looking to grow the sport of tennis in the North Mississippi area. They are looking for children, teens, and adults who want to learn to play tennis. As a way to grow the sport they are providing six free tennis lessons from local professionals in the areas of Union, Lee, […]

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Lookouts and Swamp Monsters battle in Cotton States

  The Sunday matchup between the Lookouts and Swamp Monsters was a battle of attrition of sorts in the late innings as the teams combined for a total of 21 runs in the final two innings. The teams reached the time limit and stood tied 13-13 after all the run scoring. The first four innings […]

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