Ron Rychlak, Ole Miss' Faculty Athletics Representative and law professor, was recently appointed as one of the university's newest Distinguished Professors.
Upon the recommendations of the NFHS and MHSAA Sports Medicine Advisory Committees, the MHSAA Executive Committee voted to approve the following for the upcoming 2020-21 school year:
Mississippi State women's basketball has been selected as one of four teams to compete in the 2020 Hall of Fame Women's Challenge on November 28-29 at Mohegan Sun Arena, as announced by the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame on Tuesday.
Paris Payne is joining editorial staff of The Newton County Appeal for the summer.
Payne, a native of Newton, graduated this spring from the University of Mississippi with a Bachelor of Arts in Broadcast Journalism. Her minor concentration was in philosophy.
JACKSON — Gov. Tate Reeves today announced additional social distancing measures for seven counties identified as hotspots within our state to limit transmission around the communities and protect the health of all Mississippians.
JACKSON — Today, Governor Tate Reeves announced the next stage for Mississippi to continue safely reopening the state's economy while protecting public health.
University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson has set up a new mobile testing site in Newton County in Conehatta for Monday afternoon.
The site will be at the Facility Building, 177 Choctaw Circle, Conehatta. The clinic will be held from noon to 4 p.m. Monday, May 11. Only those with appointments will be tested.
BATON ROUGE, LA — Matthew Jackson of Newton, Mississippi, was recently initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective all-discipline collegiate honor society. Jackson was initiated at Mississippi State University.
OXFORD — The University of Mississippi will celebrate more than 5,400 candidates for graduation in the Class of 2020 during a live, virtual celebratory event on May 9, 2020. The following local students are candidates for graduation: