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April 18th, 2013

American Red Cross urges citizens to prepare for severe weather

April 18, 2013

JACKSON, – Mississippi is prone to severe thunderstorms and tornados, and the American Red Cross urges residents to take steps now to stay safer when severe weather threatens.
“By preparing together for severe thunderstorms, we can make our families safer and our communities stronger,” said Bob Devaney, emergency services director. “We can help you and your family create a disaster preparedness plan now, before our community is threatened by high winds, hail, lightning and excessive rainfall.”

April 17th

Pony in midst of negligence case

April 17, 2013

A civil case in which a mother is fighting for her son is still very much active in the United States Northern District Court of Mississippi, and the mother contends that The Pony club is partly to blame.

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Vance a perfect fit for CASA coordinator

April 17, 2013

Mary Jean Vance has been a part of the CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) system in Clay County since its inception in the early 1990s.
On Wednesday, Vance was sworn in as Clay’s Volunteer Coordinator for CASA by Judge Tom Storey just before the county’s Drug Court deliberations began.

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Gov. Bryant signs sweeping education laws

April 17, 2013

The four education laws that were signed by Gov. Phil Bryant at Northwest Rankin High School on Wednesday were not as sweeping as most who supported them had originally hoped, but the legislation package represents the biggest changes in public education law since 1982.

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April 16th

Police address realistic BB gun issue

April 16, 2013

Tuesday’s gun scare at McDonald’s involving three juveniles could have turned fatal very quickly, but fortunately no one, including local police officers who responded, were injured.

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Area runners react to Boston Marathon attack

April 16, 2013

People from all around the nation and the world shared in the horror and disbelief while watching events unfold at the Boston Marathon on Monday afternoon.

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Williams raising funds for feature length film

April 16, 2013

Michael Williams has debuted numerous short movies at the Ritz Theater and Conference Center over the last year.

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April 15th

Special Report: West Point native Donna Bruce finishes Boston Marathon moments before blast

April 15, 2013

Donna Bruce had crossed the finish line at the Boston Marathon four minutes before an initial explosion went off at Monday’s 26.2 mile run, which draws some of the world’s best and most avid runners.

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Campbell wanted in connection to stabbing

April 15, 2013

West Point, MS, Monday, April 15, 2013, 2013: Shortly after 9 p.m. Saturday night West Point police were dispatched to a residence on Brame Avenue in reference to a stabbing.

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DTL earns eight 2012 APME honors

April 15, 2013

It was a proud and humbling moment Saturday for the Daily Times Leader, which took home eight awards in this year’s Associated Press Managing Editors Louisiana/Mississippi Newspaper Contest.

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By Will Nations sports@dailytimesleader.com Eddie Brescher finished strong in the final two rounds...
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