"A junior college lifer." East Mississippi Community College football coach Buddy Stephens does not know when or where the term originated. However, he does know his comfort level with the accolade.
Sources close to the Mississippi State football program confirm to The Dispatch they are preparing for a invitation to the 2013 Liberty Bowl. The Bulldogs will play the winner of the CUSA championship game between Rice and Marshall.
The City of Vernon's first official website will be fully functional in 45 days, Mayor Glenn Crawford announced at the Vernon City Council meeting Monday.
A woman charged with killing a fellow Alabama fan after the end of last weekend's Iron Bowl football game was angry that the victim and others didn't seem upset over the Crimson Tide's loss to archrival Auburn, said the sister of the slain woman.
A onetime Ku Klux Klan leader is charged with burning a cross in a mostly black neighborhood in southeast Alabama, federal prosecutors said Friday.
Three years after his manslaughter conviction, a former New Orleans police officer is getting a second chance to persuade a jury that he was justified in fatally shooting a man outside a strip mall during Hurricane Katrina's chaotic aftermath.
In years past, Black Friday sales have been reserved for, well, Friday. Not this year. Many stores around the Golden Triangle are opening at 8 o'clock tonight, giving shoppers a few more precious hours to snatch up the must-have items of the season.
The City of Millport's sewer system will receive an upgrade after Mayor Icie Wriley announced Monday a $350,000 grant had been awarded from the Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs.
Mississippi Department of Revenue data shows West Point tax returns collected in September and received by the city this month are up when compared to the same months in 2012, while Columbus and Starkville returns were down.
Approximately 200 residents were evacuated from their homes in Artesia earlier this morning after a suspected gas line break.
Mississippi University for Women and East Mississippi Community College are joining forces in the world of culinary arts. Students earning their associates degree in hotel and restaurant management at EMCC will now be able to "seamlessly transfer" to MUW to obtain a degree in culinary arts, the institutions announced Friday.
One day in the late 1970s, at B. L. Moor High School, principal Ezell Wicks was making his rounds in the hallways. He spotted Jerry Rice playing hookie. Rice thought his hiding place was optimal. It wasn't. Wicks approached and scared Rice, who bolted. Wicks noticed how fast the sophomore could run and, after lashing Rice eight times, told him to try out for the football team.
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