July 6, 2020


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Mississippi town earns world record for mass watermelon eating

The City of Water Valley is officially the king of watermelons. Word recently came down from the Guinness World Records office that last year’s watermelon ... Read more

1 week ago by Oxford Eagle Staff.

Artists formerly known as The Dixie Chicks change name over connection to slavery

Grammy-winning country group The Dixie Chicks have dropped the word Dixie from their name, now going by The Chicks. The band’s social media accounts and ... Read more

2 weeks ago by The Associated Press.

Poll shows many Americans will not soon return to gym or dining out; Will you?

Much of the country remains unlikely to venture out to bars, restaurants, theaters or gyms anytime soon, despite state and local officials across the country ... Read more

1 month ago by The Associated Press.

Artist’s work reflects darkly comic side of global coronavirus pandemic

A Scottish artist has created a selection of darkly comic miniature scenes inspired by the coronavirus outbreak to “lighten the mood” during the global pandemic. ... Read more

4 months ago by Magnolia State Live.

Check this out: Frustrated by smartphones, space engineer built rotary dial cell phone. Here’s how she did it.

A space engineer has built her own cell phone with a ROTARY DIAL because she despises smartphones and texting. Justine Haupt, 34, spent three years ... Read more

4 months ago by Magnolia State Live.

No, not THAT Sanders: Singer Garth Brooks gets lashed for wearing ‘Sanders’ jersey

The Internet can “Bern” you anytime, but when it’s political season and candidates are as polarizing as Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders, well, things can ... Read more

4 months ago by The Associated Press.

Oldest Episcopal congregation in Mississippi celebrates 200th anniversary

Christ Episcopal Church in the Church Hill community of Southwest Mississippi will celebrate the church’s 200th anniversary with a special service at 2 p.m. Saturday. ... Read more

4 months ago by .

Mississippi in Memoriam: She was in ‘Greatest Generation,’ tested airplane engines in World War II

Anne Cuthbertson Hansen, age 98, passed away peacefully at home on February 5, 2020, in Picayune, MS. Anne was born to Robert and Mildred Cuthbertson ... Read more

5 months ago by Magnolia State Live.

Mississippi in Memoriam: This 92-year-old Army vet played with Jerry Lee Lewis and Muddy Waters

Services for William Carlisle “Gray” Montgomery, 92, of Natchez, Mississippi, who died on February 14, 2020 at home surrounded by loved ones, were held on ... Read more

5 months ago by .

Slave documents

Mississippi State University project digitizes historic slave documents

Mississippi State University Libraries is helping create the state’s first institutionally supported digital database intended to give greater access to legal records identifying victims of ... Read more

5 months ago by Magnolia State Live.

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