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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...

Thursday, July 9, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Newspapers, journalists presented awards for excellence »
    JACKSON—Newspapers in Tupelo, Vicksburg, Meridian, Amory, Columbia, and Charleston have been cite...
Thursday, April 30, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Coopwood to launch Bolivar Bullet in Cleveland »
CLEVELAND, Miss. — On April 8, the 104 year old Cleveland, Mississippi newspaper, The Bolivar Commercial announced th...
Wednesday, April 8, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Bolivar Commercial to close »
The Bolivar Commercial, which has served Cleveland and the Delta for over 100 years, will close at the end of April. The a...
Friday, July 26, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Franklin Advocate sold to Keane Media »
After 57 years of ownership by the Webb family, The Franklin Advocate has been sold to Keane Media, Inc.   Sist...
Monday, June 17, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Mississippi newspapers, journalists feted for excellence »
BILOXI—Newspapers in Tupelo, Natchez, Meridian, Hattiesburg, Waynesboro, and Clarksdale have been cited for excellence in...

Wednesday, April 8, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Facebook Journalism Program provides grants to MS newsrooms »
Five Mississippi newsrooms, including four community newspapers, have received grant s from the Facebook Journalism Proje...
Wednesday, August 29, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
MPA issues statement on newsprint tariffs ruling »
Aug. 29, 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Layne Bruce, Executive Director Mississippi Press Association 601...
Thursday, July 5, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
News groups offer guide on crisis preparedness in wake of shootings »
T he American Society of News Editors and the Associated Press Media Editors offer this two-page tip sheet with some of t...
Tuesday, June 5, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
'People, Politics & The Press' to focus on journalism and democracy »
For Immediate Release For more information contact: Stuart Rockoff, Executive Director Mississippi Humanities Counci...
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...

Wednesday, June 24, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Press Association calls for change to state flag »
June 24, 2020 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Layne Bruce, Executive Director Mississippi Press Association 601-981...
Thursday, April 30, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Annual MPA Convention canceled »
Due to the ongoing public health crisis, the MPA Board of Directors voted Thursday to cancel this year's planned 154th Ann...
Wednesday, April 8, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Planning for MPA convention halted indefinitely »
Plans for the MPA annual convention have been halted due to the public health crisis. The event was originally scheduled t...
Tuesday, January 14, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Emmerich to be roasted by state press association »
A third generation newspaperman and the CEO of the state's largest newspaper group will be roasted in February by the Miss...
Tuesday, June 25, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Natchez newspaperman elected MPA-MPS president »
BILOXI—A career newspaperman from Natchez was elected president of the state newspaper media trade group during its annual...

Monday, August 19, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Longtime journalist, congressional chief of staff Weidie dies at 78 »
VENICE, Fla. — Longtime Mississippi journalist, congressional staffer, and governmental affairs consultant Wayne Weidie, 7...
Tuesday, August 29, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Greene County Herald publisher dies at 78 »
Friends and family continue this week to mourn the passing of longtime Greene County Herald owner and publisher Leola Ma...
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...

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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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