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Northeast leads technology revolution in the classroom
An apple each day keeps the doctor away, but an Apple for each student is transforming education at Northeast Mississippi Community College. For the full story on this and all the latest local news, pick up a copy of this week’s print edition of the Banner-Independent.
Senate race highlights general...
The circuit clerk's office will be open additional hours this weekend as absentee voting continue...
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5 injured in Blackland crash
BLACKLAND — Five people were injured, including four local teenagers, in a two-vehicle crash Satu...
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Shooting suspect charged
One man remains hospitalized in serious condition and another faces felony assault charges follow...
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Aldermen approve pay raises
City employees will see a bit more in their paychecks after the Booneville Board of Aldermen appr...
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Jones deny wrongdoing in fraud...
Scott Del Cottage owner Dirley Jones denies any wrongdoing in connection with fraud and embezzlem...
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Sports
Booneville tops Belmont
Booneville grounded the Belmont Cardinals Friday, holding them to only two scores as the Devils took a 24-13 victory in their final home game of the regular season. For the...
Baldwyn defeats Walnut
The Baldwyn Bearcats rolled over the Walnut Wildcats Friday 55-12 in a battle of class 1-2A unbeatens. For the full story on this an...
Baldwyn remains perfect in division
Baldwyn demolished East Union 61-0 Friday to remain undefeated in division 1-2A play. For the full story on this and all the latest ...
Devils fall to Vikings
Booneville got out to an early lead but couldn't overcome a tough North Pontotoc squad, falling 34-14 to the Vikings Friday night. F...
Royals claim first division win
The New Site Royals made history Friday as they scored their first ever division 1-2A victory with a 40-34 win over East Union. For ...
Thrasher hammers Vardaman
The boys from the sweet potato capital of the world found themselves mashed and creamed as the Thrasher Rebels downed Vardaman 41-14...
Lifestyle
Local author featured in ...
by Brant Sappington
Amanda Plaxico hopes the story of finding her place after bouncing from foster home to foster home through a difficult childhood will inspire other young people struggling ...
Allen named Top Cop
Tyler Allen of Booneville is a December 2013 graduate of the North Mississippi Law Enforcement Training Center where he was awarded ...
Local teams get big wins
by Brant Sappington
A trio of Prentiss County teams saw big success last week with three high-scoring wins over division rivals. Booneville clobbered Mo...
Rhodes retires from BMH
by Brant Sappington
Mary Rhodes has built a career out of caring. For the past 43 years Rhodes has put her heart and soul into caring for the patients i...
Clerk seeking to preserve history
by Angela Storey
Prentiss County Chancery Clerk David “Bubba” Pounds is helping preserve the county’s heritage. Visitors to the Chancery Building at ...
Wheeler fire chief retires
Wheeler Fire Chief Kerry Moore retired as Fire Chief on April 13, 2013, after 30 years on the department. Moore 46, was only 16 year...
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Supply Sergeant Glen R. Marsh (from left), Rickey Crane with Veterans and Family Honors and MS Project Package Coordinator and Founder Rickey Pope put together a care package to be mailed to a deployed mid-south soldier in Iraq. / Staff photo by Steve Beavers
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