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  • Thursday Sports: USM Hires Hogue, Little Brown Jug & Under The Helmet

    Thursday Sports: USM Hires Hogue, Little Brown Jug & Under The Helmet

    Thursday, August 28 2014 8:26 PM EDT2014-08-29 00:26:40 GMT
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Aug. 27, 2014 Hogue Announced as Southern Miss Head Softball Coach Wendy Hogue named the eighth head softball coach in school history HATTIESBURG, Miss. – Southern Miss Director of Athletics Bill McGillis officially announced the hiring of Wendy Hogue as the school’s head coach for its softball program Wednesday afternoon. Hogue joins the Golden Eagles after spending 10 years as the head softball coach of NAIA national power William Carey. “We have hired a first-cla...
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Aug. 27, 2014 Hogue Announced as Southern Miss Head Softball Coach Wendy Hogue named the eighth head softball coach in school history HATTIESBURG, Miss. – Southern Miss Director of Athletics Bill McGillis officially announced the hiring of Wendy Hogue as the school’s head coach for its softball program Wednesday afternoon. Hogue joins the Golden Eagles after spending 10 years as the head softball coach of NAIA national power William Carey. “We have hired a first-cla...
  • Ruling For Dismissal Motion Comes Tomorrow

    Ruling For Dismissal Motion Comes Tomorrow

    Thursday, August 28 2014 8:24 PM EDT2014-08-29 00:24:20 GMT
    Special Judge, Hollis McGeheeSpecial Judge, Hollis McGehee
    JONES COUNTY, Miss. - Justice has no timetable, familiar words from Senator Chris McDaniel on his, GOP runoff challenge for U.S. Senate.Today in court U.S. Senator Thad Cochran's legal team argued McDaniel simply waited too late contest the June 24 runoff."The facts are straight forward, the law is straight forward, but the other side has made plenty of arguments that I think the court wants to take into consideration," Cochran's Attorney, Mark Garriga said.Cochran's attorneys filed a motion ...
    JONES COUNTY, Miss. - Justice has no timetable, familiar words from Senator Chris McDaniel on his, GOP runoff challenge for U.S. Senate.Today in court U.S. Senator Thad Cochran's legal team argued McDaniel simply waited too late contest the June 24 runoff."The facts are straight forward, the law is straight forward, but the other side has made plenty of arguments that I think the court wants to take into consideration," Cochran's Attorney, Mark Garriga said.Cochran's attorneys filed a motion ...
  • Jones County Assistant D.A. Retires

    Jones County Assistant D.A. Retires

    Thursday, August 28 2014 8:13 PM EDT2014-08-29 00:13:38 GMT
    J. Ronald Parrish RetiresJ. Ronald Parrish Retires
    JONES COUNTY, Miss. - The Jones County Assistant District Attorney has announced that he is resigning.J. Ronald Parrish says, he is devoting the next two months to his Circuit Court Judge campaign."Its been my pleasure and privilege to be able to work with Tony over ten years now in this office we were able to come to restore a measure of dignity and effectiveness to our field," Parrish said.Parrish says, he enjoyed serving as Assistant District Attorney for almost 11 years, and hopes to cont...
    JONES COUNTY, Miss. - The Jones County Assistant District Attorney has announced that he is resigning.J. Ronald Parrish says, he is devoting the next two months to his Circuit Court Judge campaign."Its been my pleasure and privilege to be able to work with Tony over ten years now in this office we were able to come to restore a measure of dignity and effectiveness to our field," Parrish said.Parrish says, he enjoyed serving as Assistant District Attorney for almost 11 years, and hopes to cont...
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  • Woman who drank toxic tea hopes restaurants reform

    Woman who drank toxic tea hopes restaurants reform

    Friday, August 29 2014 6:19 PM EDT2014-08-29 22:19:48 GMT
    A Utah woman who nearly died after run unknowingly drinking iced tea mixed with chemicals spoke publicly for the first time Friday, saying she hopes the incident is a wake-up call for restaurants.
    A Utah woman who nearly died after unknowingly drinking iced tea mixed with chemicals spoke publicly for the first time on Friday, describing the incident that she hopes is a wake-up call for restaurants.
  • Federal judge halts key part of Texas abortion law

    Federal judge halts key part of Texas abortion law

    Friday, August 29 2014 6:19 PM EDT2014-08-29 22:19:46 GMT
    A federal judge Friday threw out new Texas abortion restrictions that would have effectively closed more than a dozen clinics in the state.
    A federal judge Friday threw out new Texas abortion restrictions that would have effectively closed more than a dozen clinics in the state.
  • California mentally ill inmates get special units

    California mentally ill inmates get special units

    Friday, August 29 2014 5:42 PM EDT2014-08-29 21:42:00 GMT
    State corrections officials agreed Friday to shift mentally ill inmates into separate specialized housing that offer them more treatment instead of placing them in the same isolation units used for other inmates, a...
    State corrections officials on Friday agreed to shift mentally ill inmates into separate specialized housing that will offer them more treatment instead of placing them in the same isolation units as other inmates, a...
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  • WHLT 22 Televising Two Southern Miss Away Football Games

    WHLT 22 Televising Two Southern Miss Away Football Games

    Thursday, August 28 2014 4:21 PM EDT2014-08-28 20:21:14 GMT
    Hattiesburg, MS -- Fans of Southern Miss football who reside in the Pine Belt will now have the opportunity to watch two of the team's away games this season on WHLT 22. WHLT 22 acquired the rights to air the Saturday, October 4th game against Middle Tennessee State University at 11:00 am CST and the Saturday, October 18th game against North Texas at 6:00 pm CST. WHLT 22 coordinated with Sinclair Broadcast Group to broadcast the two Southern Miss games on the American Sports Network. “We...
    Hattiesburg, MS -- Fans of Southern Miss football who reside in the Pine Belt will now have the opportunity to watch two of the team's away games this season on WHLT 22. WHLT 22 acquired the rights to air the Saturday, October 4th game against Middle Tennessee State University at 11:00 am CST and the Saturday, October 18th game against North Texas at 6:00 pm CST. WHLT 22 coordinated with Sinclair Broadcast Group to broadcast the two Southern Miss games on the American Sports Network. “We...
  • 16-year-old girl stabs another 65 times after nude photos posted on Facebook

    16-year-old girl stabs another 65 times after nude photos posted on Facebook

    Wednesday, April 2 2014 3:29 PM EDT2014-04-02 19:29:36 GMT
    A 16-year-old girl is accused of fatally stabbing her teen ‘best friend' in an attack spurred by nude photos of the pair together posted on social media, according to several media sources.  Anel Baez,
    A 16-year-old girl is accused of fatally stabbing her teen ‘best friend' in an attack spurred by nude photos of the pair together posted on social media, according to several media sources.  Anel Baez,
  • Jackson Prep Football Player Dies

    Jackson Prep Football Player Dies

    Monday, August 25 2014 5:52 PM EDT2014-08-25 21:52:21 GMT
    Walker WilbanksWalker Wilbanks
    JACKSON, Miss. - The Jackson Preparatory student athlete who was hospitalized after getting ill at Friday's football game has died. Walker Wilbanks, a lineman at Jackson Prep, was taken to the hospital during the school's season opener.
    JACKSON, Miss. - The Jackson Preparatory student athlete who was hospitalized after getting ill at Friday's football game has died. Walker Wilbanks, a lineman at Jackson Prep, was taken to the hospital during the school's season opener.
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