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Maren Morris

For some in the music industry, there is no clearer evidence that times have changed than country artist Maren Morris.

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Kristy Johnson

For Kristy Johnson, the current Miss Black Mississippi U.S.A., pageants are an opportunity to inspire change.

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Elizabeth Carr

Attorney Elizabeth Carr says she didn't think anyone was paying attention to how much time and effort she puts into helping people who come into her firm, Southern Capital Title, ...

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Lenorris Footman

Lenorris Footman had a hand in three touchdowns, De'Lance Turner rushed for 169 yards and Alcorn State cruised by Alabama State 24-10 on Thursday night.

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Fannie Lou Hamer

Mississippi-born civil rights activist Fannie Lou Hamer is being commemorated Friday on what would have been her 100th birthday.

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Dennis Allen

New Orleans Saints defensive coordinator Dennis Allen left London, England, with fonder memories than his last trip in 2014.

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Sarah Stripp

Stripp knew she wanted to work at Springboard to Opportunities after she heard Chief Executive Officer Dr. Aisha Nyandoro speak about the nonprofit organization's mission to help families who live ...

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Jason Gibson

For gospel artist and producer Jason Gibson, music has been a lifelong pursuit. The Jackson native grew up in a musical family, and as a child, he learned to play ...

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Hunter McEachern

Fans may not remember Belhaven University quarterback Hunter McEachern's performance against East Texas Baptist University forever, but it was a great effort in a losing cause. McEachern did his best ...

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Beth Poff

Beth Poff may be the executive director at the Jackson Zoo, but she says that she is a zookeeper at heart.

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Garrad Lee

Hinds Community College history professor Garrad Lee has crafted a niche for himself as an advocate for arts and music in the capital city.

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Cristen Craven Barnard

Mississippi artist Cristen Craven Barnard has created a design for posters and T-shirts for the 34th annual WellsFest in the late Keith Tonkel's honor, which includes one of his favorite ...

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Noel Wilkin

University of Mississippi Chancellor Jeffrey S. Vitter named interim provost Noel Wilkin to the post permanently on Friday, Sept. 22 after a national search.

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Crystal Kelly

"When people see my cake jars, and they see purple towels or purple spoons, they already know that’s Cakes by Crystal."

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Ito Smith

Rushing yards have not been easy to find for University of Southern Mississippi senior running back Ito Smith. The Mobile, Ala., native entered the third game of the season still ...