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Bylines
Monday, September 22, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Reeves named publisher of Vicksburg Post »
Tim Reeves has been named publisher of The Vicksburg Post and president of Vicksburg Newsmedia, LLC. Reeves, a native of...
Tuesday, September 2, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Tolley departing Clarion-Ledger for SC »
Executive editor Brian Tolley has announced he is leaving The Clarion-Ledger for the same position at sister papers base...
Thursday, August 21, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Clark named general manager of Packet Media »
COLUMBUS – Columbus Packet Managing Editor Jeff Clark has been named the General Manager of Packet Media, LLC. As the gen...
Sunday, July 20, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Taylor named publisher of The Clarion-Ledger »
Jason Taylor, president of the Chattanooga Times Free Press, will be the new president and publisher of The Clarion-Ledger...
Monday, July 14, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Clarion-Ledger publisher to retire from Gannett »
The Clarion-Ledger publisher Leslie Hurst is retiring after four years in Jackson and nearly 30 years with the newspaper's...

Newspapers
Saturday, January 28, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Newspapers honored for Advertising Excellence »
JACKSON – Five newspapers have been recognized for excellence in the membership classes during the annual Better Newspaper...
Monday, June 20, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Newspapers honored for editorial excellence »
  BILOXI — Newspapers in Biloxi, Natchez, Oxford, Hattiesburg, Ridgeland and Charleston were singled out for excel...
Tuesday, October 6, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Businessman defies conventional wisdom, starts three newspapers »
By ANTHONY WARREN   CLINTON, Miss–The Clinton Courier isn’t known for breaking news. But when a tornado...
Tuesday, June 23, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Newspapers honored for editorial excellence »
NEW ORLEANS – Newspapers in Jackson, Meridian, Natchez, Hattiesburg, and Columbia were recognized as Best in Show in award...
Saturday, January 31, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Newspapers feted for Advertising Excellence »
Newspapers in Natchez, Greenwood, Grenada, Magee and Clarksdale were feted for Advertising Excellence in the 2014 Better N...

Industry
Thursday, July 30, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
New postal hubs announced for newspapers »
Community newspapers using the mail received the second good-news announcement of July recently when the Postal Service an...
Sunday, February 15, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Women's Council to honor Overby with Legacy Award »
Tickets available for dinner featuring award-winning chefs   OXFORD, Miss. – The Ole Miss Women's Counc...
Friday, November 21, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Van Anglen named Deep South Editor for AP »
ATLANTA (AP) — Jim Van Anglen, news editor for The Associated Press in Georgia and Alabama, has been promoted to the newly...
Monday, September 22, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Athlon Media aquires Parade Magazine »
NASHVILLE – Athlon Media Group (AMG) today announced it has entered an agreement to purchase Parade and Dash magazines...
Wednesday, July 2, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
MPA opposes further USPS consolidations »
July 2, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Layne Bruce, Executive Director Mississippi Press Association 601-981-3060 lb...

MPA-MPS
Friday, November 18, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
MPA issues statement on House Management Committee stance on contracts »
"We are disappointed in the House Management Committee's decision to keep signed contracts and related costs private from...
Monday, November 7, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Ramsey honoree for 2017 Celebrity Roast »
The longtime editorial cartoonist for The Clarion-Ledger will be roasted by the state press association at a January ben...
Monday, September 5, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
MPA introduces #NewspapersLead campaign »
A new survey of Mississippians revealed an overwhelming majority have read or interacted with newspaper media over the cou...
Monday, June 20, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Norman elected president of MPA-MPS »
BILOXI — The publisher of the Starkville Daily News was elected president of the state newspaper association during its...
Thursday, May 26, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Tiner to be inducted into MPA Hall of Fame »
The former editor of the Sun Herald who led the newspaper's Pulitzer-winner coverage of the aftermath of Hurricane Katrin...

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Tuesday, July 1, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Mitchell, former Belmont publisher, dies »
BELMONT – Mariel Wayne Mitchell , 77, died Monday, June 23, 2014, in Tupelo, after a long illness. He was born Septembe...
Tuesday, June 24, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Longtime Leakesville editor dies »
LEAKESVILLE – Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, June 26 at Freeman Funeral Home for John Franklin Turner,...
Friday, May 23, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Collins editor Jimmy Goff dies »
Funeral services for Mr. James Rodgers (Jimmy) Goff, 84, of Collins, were held Monday, May 19, 2014, at First Baptist Chur...

Press Releases
Monday, March 6, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Make-A-Wish® Mississippi and Watertree Health® Announce 2017 March Madness Bracket Challenge »
Ridgeland, MS – Make-A- Wish® grants the most heartfelt wishes of children diagnosed with life-threatening medical conditi...

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