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Ole Miss Soccer Adds Lily Logan to Strong Signing Class

OXFORD, Miss. – Ole Miss soccer head coach Matt Mott added another key addition in Lily Logan to his 2021 signing class. Logan brings extra depth to the ... Read more

by Special to the Item, Monday, April 12, 2021 3:00 pm

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Two-step method manages fire ants in lawns, gardens

By Susan Collins-Smith MSU Extension Service RAYMOND, Miss. — Fire ants are the most common pests of home lawns, but homeowners can manage them with ... Read more

by Special to the Item, Monday, April 12, 2021 1:56 pm

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WCU School of Education receives 2021 Governor’s Awards

The WCU School of Education received two Governor’s Awards during a virtual ceremony March 26 hosted by the Mississippi Association of Partners in Education (MAPE). ... Read more

by Special to the Item, Monday, April 12, 2021 1:53 pm

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2021 Louisiana survey shows residents’ different views on race and class

BATON ROUGE—Researchers in the Public Policy Research Lab (PPRL) at LSU Manship School of Mass Communication’s Reilly Center for Media & Public Affairs have released ... Read more

by Special to the Item, Monday, April 12, 2021 1:47 pm

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Mississippi Justice Institute frees niche beauty providers from government licensing scheme

  Jackson, Miss. – Several types of niche beauty service providers are now free to offer their services in Mississippi without being forced to pay for ... Read more

by Special to the Item, Monday, April 12, 2021 1:18 pm

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No. 2 Pearl River splits with No. 11 Itawamba

FULTON, Miss. — No. 2 Pearl River took on its second consecutive top-15 opponent on Sunday, earning a split against No. 11 Itawamba. The Wildcats claimed ... Read more

by Special to the Item, Monday, April 12, 2021 1:00 pm

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MHP issues silver alert for Hinds County man

The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation has issued a Silver Alert for 47-year-old John Omoijate Areghan of Clinton, MS, in Hinds County. He is described as a black male, five feet and eight inches tall, weighing 168 pounds, with black hair ... Read more

by Special to the Item, Monday, April 12, 2021 11:08 am

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Pearl River softball topples another Top 5 opponent

POPLARVILLE, Miss. — For the second time in 11 days Pearl River’s softball program has shown why it belongs to be in the conversation of the ... Read more

by Special to the Item, Monday, April 12, 2021 11:00 am

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Guy announces candidacy for Picayune mayor

Special to the Item My Name is Leavern Guy and I want to be your Mayor and here’s why. I have 24 years of city ... Read more

by Special to the Item, Monday, April 12, 2021 10:54 am

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Pearl River nets four goals in triumph over ICC

POPLARVILLE, Miss. — Mohamed Diallo (Gulfport) dished out a career-high three assists on Friday while helping lead Pearl River to a 4-0 victory over visiting Itawamba ... Read more

by Special to the Item, Monday, April 12, 2021 10:00 am

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