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Literary Conference Examines Family in William Faulkner's Work

A literary conference at the University of Mississippi is focusing on the theme of families in William Faulkner's work.

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Rockey Felker

While growing up in Jackson, Tenn., Rockey Felker often spent his Saturdays listening to Mississippi State University football. It started a love for MSU that Felker carries to this day ...

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Reshonda Perryman

Visit Jackson, an organization that promotes tourism in the city, hired Reshonda Perryman as its new creative design manager on June 24.

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Grady Champion Revisits His Roots with ZZ Hill Tribute Album

After more than 26 years of performing, it is the universality of blues that draws Grady Champion into his genre the most, he says. The idea of getting through struggle ...

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James Coleman

Though James Coleman is stepping down as athletic director for Tougaloo College, he is merely just slowing down a little, he says. Coleman has spent the last 33 years as ...

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Mississippi Writers Trail Marker Honors Margaret Walker

A new Mississippi Writers Trail marker honors novelist and poet Margaret Walker. It was unveiled Monday at Jackson State University, where she was an English professor from 1949 to 1979 ...

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David Sansing

David Sansing, a professor emeritus of history at the University of Mississippi and author of several books, has died at age 86.

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Rodney Batts

After five seasons at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College, Rodney Batts is returning to his alma mater as Delta State University's head baseball coach.

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Pamela Junior Named Director of Two Mississippi Museums

After merging staff at the Two Mississippi Museums, Pamela Junior became director over both the Museum of Mississippi History and Mississippi Civil Rights Museum on July 1.

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Derrick Ponder

One thing that would help the Jackson State University Tigers rise back to the top of the SWAC East division this season would be junior quarterback Derrick Ponder's play.