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Fixing (Some) Roads and Bridges Still Possible in 2017 Session

While the Mississippi Legislature has not proposed—let alone approved—a comprehensive plan to fix the state's crumbling infrastructure, the Legislature could take some steps this year to ensure that some additional funds go to road and bridge repair.


Two More Districts Approved to Innovate

The Mississippi State Board of Education approved plans for two new school districts to become "Districts of Innovation" on Feb. 16.

Person of the Day

Katherine Dieckmann

Movie fans may know Katherine Dieckmann as the writer and director of 2000's "A Good Baby" and 2009's "Motherhood," and the director of 2006's "Diggers." However, it wasn't so long ago that her career path was pointed in an entirely ...

Civil Rights

From Council Schools to Today’s Fight for Public Ed

Yearbooks and classmates prove that Gov. Phil Bryant is the product of white flight and segregationist education, which may explain his efforts, along with others in his party, to undermine public education in this state.

Civil Rights

No Longer About Party

While we debate politics for fun, the whims of administrations are not meant to be visited upon entire populations. This is no longer about party. This is about how we will allow ourselves to be governed.

Today's Events


Music Listings

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4th & Goal - Karaoke 7:30 p.m.

Ameristar Bottleneck Blues Bar, Vicksburg - Derryl Perry 8 p.m. free

Burgers & Blues - Larry Brewer & Doug Hurd 6 p.m.

Char - Ronnie Brown 6 p.m.

Duling Hall - MS Opera's "Cabaret at Duling Hall: The British Invasion of Jackson" 7:30 p.m. $25

F. Jones Corner - The Blues Man 10 p.m. $1; Live Music midnight $10

Fenian's - Becca Rose 9:30 p.m.

Fitzgerald's - Will & Linda 7:30 p.m.

Georgia Blue, Flowood - Andy Tanas

Georgia Blue, Madison - Shaun Patterson

Hairone Salon - Early Humans, Alex Fraser & Lisbon Deaths 8:30 p.m. $5

Hal & Mal's - Captain Midnight Band w/ The Hustlers 9 p.m. $5 advance $10 door

The Hideaway - Moonshine Bandits w/ Burnham Road 9 p.m. $16 advance $20 door $40 reserved seating

Hot Shots, Byram - Karaoke 8 p.m.

Iron Horse Grill - Adib Sabir Trio 9 p.m.

ISH Grill & Bar - Henry Rhodes 10 p.m.

Kathryn's - Faze 4 7 p.m. free

M Bar - Flirt Fridays feat. DJ 901 free

Martin's - Wild Adriatic 10 p.m.

McB's - Phil & Trace 8 p.m.

Reed Pierce's, Byram - PinniShook 9 p.m. free

Shucker's - Road Hogs 5:30 p.m. free; Snazz 8 p.m. $5; Brian Jones 10 p.m. free

Soulshine, Ridgeland - Thomas Jackson 7 p.m.

WonderLust - DJ Taboo 8 p.m.-2 a.m.