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Tree Planted at the U.S. Capitol in Memory of Emmett Till

The Capitol building sits on a 59-acre park that includes hundreds of trees.  The newest, a sycamore, was planted Monday, in memory of a black teenager who, nearly 60 years ago, was murdered for whistling at a white woman, helped spark the civil rights movement. 166 more words

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New parsonage purchased following April tornadoes in Louisville

The EF4 tornado that ripped through Winston County on April 28 of this year brought with it change, sadness and uncertainty.

For the South Louisville United Methodist Church Charge, there was a mixed blessing in this midst of the devastation – their pastor, Rev. 590 more words

Nation's No. 2 offensive guard Javon Patterson commits to Ole Miss

Ole Miss’ biggest recruiting priority in the 2015 class is bolstering offensive line depth.

It went a long way in filling that need Thursday.

Offensive guard Javon Patterson from Petal, Miss., committed to the Rebels at a ceremony at his high school, giving Ole Miss its 14th commit in the 2015 class. 125 more words

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Mississippi group wants to declare Christianity the state religion

By: Leada Gore

A Mississippi group is aiming to have a measure declaring the state “principally Christian” included on an upcoming ballot.  The effort by the Magnolia State Heritage Campaign wants to see the wording added to the state’s constitution. 194 more words

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C-USA Volleyball tournament impacts businesses

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The Southern Miss volleyball team will host the 2014 Conference USA tournament, giving the Golden Eagles home court advantage. However, more importantly, it brings additional revenue to the city. 105 more words

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Hard Rock - Biloxi II

“Love All – Serve All”. I have admired this concept since I first walked into a Hard Rock and saw it written on the wall. :-)

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