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Bulldogs beat Lady Vols for first time

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal STARKVILLE – Sometimes traditions are hard to overcome. Mississippi State entered Thursday night’s game 0-36 all-time against Tennessee. The 13th-ranked Bulldogs appeared to be headed for their 37th straight loss to the Lady Vols after falling behind 55-43 in the third quarter. But MSU mounted a feverish comeback in the […]

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THE PERFECT FIT: Freeze proves he was the right hire for Rebels

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – Bob Beaudine understood why he was hired and perhaps felt a little awkward at being caught off guard. The Ole Miss coaching search in 2011 was far from his first rodeo. A Dallas-area search consultant, Beaudine was hired for his guidance in helping make yet another transition as […]

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Ole Miss begins season No. 15 in coaches poll

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal Ole Miss will start the college football season at No. 15 in the Amway-USA Today preseason coaches poll, which was released Thursday morning. The Rebels are the fourth SEC West team ranked, following No. 3 Alabama, No. 7 Auburn and No. 13 LSU. Ole Miss is sandwiched between No. 14 […]

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Jori Abi Boston

TRUMANN, Ark. – Jori Abi Boston was born Aug. 4, 2014 to George and Crystal Boston at St. Bernard Hospital Birth Center in Jonesboro. She weighed 8-pounds, 15-ounces and was 21-1/4-inches long. She was welcomed by her six-year-old sister, Jena. Jori is the granddaughter or George and Vernie Boston of Houston; J.D. and Doris Stallings […]

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Eddie White

BENTON, Ark. – Eddie Junior White, 77, died Sunday, May 29, 2014, at Saline Hospice in Bryant, Ark. He was born Sept. 18, 1936, in Chickasaw County, the son of Edgar Louis White and Audrey Mae Parker White. He was retired from Jacuzzi Brothers and from the National Guard Armory. He was a member of […]

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Arkansas pastor is new Southern Baptist president

By Juliet Linderman and Travis Loller Associated Press BALTIMORE – An Arkansas megachurch pastor was elected Tuesday to lead the country’s Southern Baptists as the conservative denomination tries to turn around declining membership, church attendance and baptisms and faces increasing conflict with mainstream culture, especially over its conviction that gay sex is immoral. Later on […]

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Group plans LGBT campaign in 3 Deep South states

By Jay Reeves Associated Press BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – A national organization is launching a three-year, $8.5 million campaign to promote LGBT equality and push for new legal protections in three Southern states dominated by conservative politics and religion and known for resistance to change: Alabama, Arkansas and Mississippi. Decades after groups used boycotts, marches, sit-ins, […]

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Betty Sanders

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — Betty Jo Farr Sanders, 79, died quietly in Walnut Grove Nursing and Rehab Center on Thursday, April 24, 2014. She was born June 24, 1934, in Houston, and was the daughter of the late Walter Evans Farr and Ora Evelyn Foster. She married on Jan 31, 1959, and was widowed after 45 […]

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Rita Edwards

OKOLONA – Rita Lynette Edwards, 60, died suddenly Saturday, April 5, 2014, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo after a sudden illness. Known by many as “Rat,” she was born in Le Panto, Ark. on Oct. 23, 1953, to George Lee and Jimmie Lee Lamb Edwards. She lived much of her adult life in […]

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Diann Kolb

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Diann Kolb, 55, formerly of West Point, passed away on Friday, Jan. 10, 2014, at Hospice Home Care in Little Rock, Ark. She was born July 7, 1958, in West Point to Allen Bernice Clark and Stanley Garvis Williams. She was a homemaker and a member of Geyer Springs First Baptist […]

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Diann Kolb

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Diann Kolb, 55, formerly of West Point, died Friday, Jan. 10, 2014, at Hospice Home Care in Little Rock, Ark. Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 18, at Cedar Bluff Baptist Church in Cedar Bluff. Burial will follow in Clarkson Cemetery in Webster County. Calvert Funeral Home of West […]

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Stormie Barnett

 PONTOTOC – Stormie Rae Barnett, 64, died Monday, Dec. 23, 2013, at her residence in Russellville, Ark. Graveside services will be 2 p.m. Friday, Dec. 27, at Collums Cemetery in Calhoun County. Baldwin-Nowell Funeral Home of Pontotoc is in charge of arrangements.

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Dorothy Owen

TUPELO – Dorothy Jean “”Honey”” Owen, 68, died Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013, at North Mississippi Medical Center. She was born in Arkansas. Services will be at 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9, at Coleman Temple in Verona. The Rev. Frederick Adams will officiate. Williams Memorial of Okolona is in charge of arrangements. Survivors include three daughters, […]

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Max Morgan

  MALVERN, Ark. – Max Morgan, 33, died Sunday, Sept. 29, 2013, in Malvern, Ark. He was born May 21, 1980, in Malvern, Ark. Services will be 2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 4, at Memorial Funeral Home with Bro. Larry McDonald officiating. Burial will be in Wesley Chapel Cemetery. Memorial Funeral Home is in charge of […]

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