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STARKVILLE – Mississippi State's Reggie Perry, the only player to rank among the SEC's top 10 in scoring, rebounding, field goal percentage and blocks in 2019-20, has entered his name for the 2020 NBA Draft announced Sunday.
Before I was born, my mother was.
That was sure convenient.
I was born in 1970, and my mother was born some years prior to that. That’s as much as I’m saying. But today, March 31, is her birthday, so I wanted to talk about her.
Lots of important events took place on March 31 throughout history, including the following:
Mississippi Arts Commission’s Arts Day at the Capitol took place March 5, 2020 at the State Capitol in Jackson, MS. Pictured at left is Ada McGrevey of Decatur, Mississippi Arts Commission Board Member, with Marta Szlubowska, violinist with the Mississippi Symphony Orchestra. Szlubowska performed at the Capitol as part of Arts Day.
Any women interested in trying out for the 2020-21 East Central Community College Cheerleading Squad should submit a video with the required cheer, The Warrior, and tumbling. The video is posted at ecccathletics.com..
Former Ole Miss basketball standout and Rebel assistant coach Rahim Lockhart is the new head men’s basketball coach at East Central Community College.
Lockhart served as interim head men’s basketball coach at ECCC during a portion of the 2019-20 season, compiling a 7-12 record after taking over the team in late November.
Gov. Tate Reeves signed a new executive order Tuesday establishing a statewide shelter-in-place for Mississippi to slow the spread of COVID-19 and protect the health of Mississippians.
The order will go into effect at 5 p.m. Friday and continue until 8 a.m. Monday, April 20.
Although the legislative session will not reconvene April 1, representatives continue to work from their home districts to make things move as quickly as possible when they return to Jackson. The legislature originally recessed March 18 due to the Covid-19 pandemic with the goal of returning April 1; however, House Speaker Phillip Gunn and Lt.
Our world has changed dramatically over the last several weeks. We are facing a great trial in our country, not only from the health effects of the corona virus, but the implications for the economy, the government, our way of life, and most significantly, our spiritual lives.
The Newton County Board of Supervisors declared a civil emergency and has taken measures in county offices to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus.