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EMCC women claim program-best, fourth-place team finish at College National Finals Rodeo 

CASPER, Wyo. — Led by championship-round appearances from barrel racer Jaylie Matthews and breakaway roper Blair Bryant, the East Mississippi Community College women’s rodeo team ... Read more

by Special to the Item, Monday, June 21, 2021 3:45 pm

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College World Series Record 21 Strikeouts Lead No. 3 Mississippi State Baseball Past No. 2 Texas

Bednar fans 15 batters, Sims follows with six to set CWS single-game strikeout record in CWS opener STARKVILLE – An RBI triple, a sacrifice fly and ... Read more

by Special to the Item, Monday, June 21, 2021 3:44 pm

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FAA, Department of the Air Force Sign Commercial Space Agreement

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the Department of the Air Force signed an agreement (PDF) aimed at eliminating red tape while protecting public safety during commercial space ... Read more

by Special to the Item, Monday, June 21, 2021 3:42 pm

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Doug Nikhazy Unanimous First Team All-American After ABCA Selection

Nikhazy Becomes Third Unanimous First Team All-American in Ole Miss Baseball History GREENSBORO, N.C. – It’s unanimous: Doug Nikhazy is a First Team All-American. Nikhazy added his fourth ... Read more

by Special to the Item, Monday, June 21, 2021 3:39 pm

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Sweet Mississippi Tea Festival returns to downtown Poplarville

POPLARVILLE, Miss. — Poplarville can expect a sweet treat this fall in the form of the Sweet Mississippi Tea Festival returning to downtown. Organizers are ... Read more

by Special to the Item, Monday, June 21, 2021 3:01 pm

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PRCC offers annual Summer Bridge-to-College program

POPLARVILLE, Miss. — Pearl River Community College’s Student Support Services (SSS) department is offering first-time students who plan to attend PRCC in Fall 2021 the opportunity ... Read more

by Special to the Item, Monday, June 21, 2021 2:57 pm

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Pearl River secures signature of coveted forward

POPLARVILLE, Miss. — The Pearl River men’s basketball team boosted its 2021-2022 signing class with the addition of Harrison Central forward Carlous Williams. “Every recruiting class needs ... Read more

by Special to the Item, Monday, June 21, 2021 2:53 pm

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USDA announces cotton sign-up

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) plans to conduct a sign-up June 21 through July 2, 2021, to provide eligible cotton producers and importers of ... Read more

by Special to the Item, Monday, June 21, 2021 1:36 pm

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Today is June 21, 2021

You’re never too old Like many young men and women Bill Gossett’s schooling was interrupted when World War II broke out, says the Association of ... Read more

by Special to the Item, Monday, June 21, 2021 7:00 am

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Roderick Woods hired as EMCC’s assistant women’s basketball coach

SCOOBA — With nearly 20 years of women’s basketball coaching experience at the collegiate level, Roderick Woods has been hired as an assistant women’s basketball coach ... Read more

by Special to the Item, Sunday, June 20, 2021 10:28 am

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