Baseball is a game of superstition. Senior center fielder Jake Mangum is chief among those players who believe in such things. With a 9-0 record in the all-black "Nickelblack" uniforms entering the College World Series, Mangum pleaded with redshirt junior and Game 1 starter Ethan Small to don the jerseys Sunday.
Bob and Donna Reese have found their own ways to help out the Oktibbeha County Humane Society. The Reeses, both retired from Mississippi State University, have worked in different ways -- direct and indirect -- to support the nonprofit.
Sam walked in the door asking, "What happened on the porch? It looks like a gale force wind swept through."
In 2015, on the 42nd anniversary of the Supreme Court ruling that legalized abortion nationwide, Mississippi Republican Gov. Phil Bryant said: "I am as committed as ever to ending abortion in Mississippi."
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