Mammograms, self exams save many women’s lives

By Allison Powe

MISSISSIPPI STATE — Every year more than 18,000 Mississippi women learn they have breast cancer, and about 430 die from the disease.

Although breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer deaths among Mississippi women, precautionary … Read more

911 Calls

Oct. 10

2:13 p.m., medical, Spring Valley Road; EMS responds.

2:37 p.m., disturbance, West Clark; Eupora PD responds.

8 p.m., alarm, Hwy. 9; Webster SO responds.

Oct. 11

3:57 a.m., alarm, Rebecca Street; Mathiston PD responds.

5:42 a.m., medical, Meadowlane … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary

I have been listening to a lecture by Oxford University Professor Emma Smith, who describes “King John” by William Shakespeare as “a sardonic and rather unheroic history play in which the question of who is the rightful king is … Read more