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MORTON — Mississippi residents rallied around terrified children left with no parents and migrants locked themselves in their homes for fear of being arrested Thursday, a day after the United States’ largest immigration raid in a decade.

Dr. Jerryl Briggs, president of Mississippi Valley State University, has selected Dr. Kathie Stromile Golden to serve as the university’s provost and senior vice president for academic affairs.

 The Episcopal Church of the Nativity is warning of a scam that is targeting members and attempting to get money from them by pretending to be the Rev. Peter Gray, pastor of the church.

Unless you’re a fan of an Asian-American rock band called the Slants or of the NFL’s Washington Redskins, a U.S. Supreme Court ruling last week probably didn’t catch your attention. But there’s a second story to the ruling that’s important.

JACKSON — Mississippi voters need to get up to speed on the debate about highway funding. There’s a lot of money on the line.

If a black man were killed by police in Greenwood under suspicious circumstances, would this city erupt in looting and rioting like what has occurred in Ferguson, Missouri, or, more recently, Baltimore?

A provocative New Testament scholar from Vanderbilt Divinity School has spent her weekend in Greenwood giving a series of public talks.

In a packed church hall over dinner Wednesday night, members of North Greenwood Baptist Church packed together shoe boxes of Christmas gifts.