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Big win for Mississippi

By SID SALTER,

STARKVILLE­ — Mississippi’s tense and emotional public debate of removing the Confederate Battle Flag from the canton corner of the state flag evoked some of the more startling lessons of history regarding the evolution of racial views by individuals and by institutions.




Nursing grad pinned

Morgan Allen of Columbia recently graduated from the Holmes Community College as a member of the 2020 practical nursing class. A pinning ceremony was held June 24 in the McGowan Workforce Training Center Auditorium on the Ridgeland campus.








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Manhunt ends with arrest

By SUSAN AMUNDSON,

A manhunt for a suspect off of Mississippi 13 North ended with a capture in the woods today.

Kelby Glenn Jordan, 22, of New Augusta was charged with aggravated assault on a law enforcement officer, burglary and felony fleeing. He was booked at the Marion County Jail shortly after 1 p.m. today.



The Comeback: Sims ready for 2nd act after near-fatal accident

By JOSHUA CAMPBELL,

In the blink of an eye, a high-flying athlete’s entire future hung in the balance. He was stuck in the passenger seat of a 2016 Nissan Altima, begging for someone to help him get out of the car. A teenager known for his gaudy leaping ability and ferocious dunks, he suddenly couldn’t move his legs.









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Person of interest in custody

By MARK ROGERS,

A person of interest in a suspicious death investigation from Friday night in Kokomo was taken into custody without incident Sunday morning.
Shortly before 9, Marion and Wathall County deputies responded to a tip in Wathall County on Henry Smith Road where Ronnie Smith was located and taken into custody. The investigation is ongoing.







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