APAC to hold reception and awards program Sunday at Mississippi Arts Center

April 19, 2012 in Education, News, Top Stories

A reception and awards program will be held from 1-3 p.m. Sunday, April 22, at the Mississippi Arts Center to showcase the work of visual arts students at Power APAC.  […]

Post office dedicated to soldier killed in Vietnam

April 12, 2012 in News, Statewide News

By Monica Land CARY – More than 40 years after his death, a Mississippi soldier has received a special honor in his hometown in Sharkey County. The ultimate sacrifice of […]

Trailblazing Sun-Times sportswriter Lacy J. Banks dies

April 3, 2012 in News, Sports

From The Chicago Sun-Times Lacy was from Coahoma County, Miss. Lacy J. Banks was an unconventional pioneer. He was a trailblazer as the first African-American sportswriter for the Sun-Times, a […]

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March 4, 2012 in News, Top Stories

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Grammy Museum seeks state money

March 2, 2012 in Entertainment, National Entertainment, News

JACKSON – (AP) A Cleveland group raising money for a satellite Grammy museum to celebrate Mississippi’s rich musical heritage is seeking $6 million for the cause. The museum, which would […]

Octavia Spencer wins Oscar for role she inspired in ‘The Help”

February 29, 2012 in Entertainment, National Entertainment, The Buzz

LOS ANGELES – (AP) Octavia Spencer inspired her formidable character in “The Help,” but the actress turned into a softy Sunday as she accepted an Oscar for the role. “Oh, […]

John Dye’s memorabilia given to Amory museum

February 14, 2012 in Education, Entertainment, National Entertainment, News

AMORY  – (AP) The family of actor John Dye, whose career included the role of Andrew, the angel of death, in the long-running television series “Touched by an Angel,” has […]