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USDA-NRCS in Mississippi announces environmental quality incentives program sign-up

JACKSON, MS, September 21, 2021 — State Conservationist Kurt Readus of the USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) announced today the statewide deadline for the first application period ... Read more

by Special to the Item, Tuesday, September 21, 2021 3:46 pm

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MDEQ Solid Waste Assistance Grants Deadline is October 1

(JACKSON, Miss.) – The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality’s (MDEQ) Waste Division is accepting applications from local governments for its Solid Waste Assistance Grants until ... Read more

by Special to the Item, Tuesday, September 21, 2021 12:14 pm

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Jackson Heart Study announces new director

JACKSON, Miss. – Dr. April Carson, an epidemiologist with an established history of diabetes and cardiovascular disease research, will be the next director of the ... Read more

by Special to the Item, Tuesday, September 21, 2021 12:13 pm

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Paradis continues trailblazing career as first female UMMC police chief, executive director of public safety

JACKSON, Miss. – When she graduated from the Chicago Police Training Academy, Mary Eileen Paradis was merely following her family tradition. Her father had been a ... Read more

by Special to the Item, Tuesday, September 21, 2021 12:11 pm

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LSU Reilly Center’s ‘Racism: Dismantling the System’ Season Opener To Cover Anti-Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) Racism

BATON ROUGE—Racism experienced in Asian, Asian American and Pacific Islander communities is highlighted in the first episode of the LSU Reilly Center for Media & ... Read more

by Special to the Item, Tuesday, September 21, 2021 11:45 am

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FBI requesting help to identify Jackson bank robber

At approximately 4:30 p.m. on Friday, July 9, 2021 the Regions Bank located at 2727 N. State Street in Jackson, Mississippi, was robbed by an ... Read more

by Special to the Item, Tuesday, September 21, 2021 11:45 am

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Drug trafficking investigation results in seventeen arrests

  JACKSON, Miss. – Seventeen arrests have been made following a long-term drug trafficking investigation targeting the distribution of Methamphetamine and Cocaine in Tallahatchie and ... Read more

by Special to the Item, Tuesday, September 21, 2021 11:13 am

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Silver alert issued for Desoto County man

Update, Mr. Phipps has been found. The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation has issued a Silver Alert for 87-year-old Howard Eugene Phipps of Hernando, MS, in Desoto County. He is described as a white male, five ... Read more

by Special to the Item, Tuesday, September 21, 2021 9:09 am

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Today is September 21, 2021

NATIONAL PECAN COOKIE DAY Each year on September 21st, people across the United States celebrate National Pecan Cookie Day. This delicious cookie can be eaten ... Read more

by Special to the Item, Tuesday, September 21, 2021 7:00 am

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Gulfport Man Sentenced for Conspiracy to Possess Hydrocodone with Intent to Distribute

Gulfport, Miss.  – A Gulfport man was sentenced to “time served” (72 days) in prison, and one-year of supervised release, for conspiracy to possess a ... Read more

by Special to the Item, Monday, September 20, 2021 4:20 pm

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