While barge traffic on the Mississippi River has slowed dramatically in the middle of a lingering drought, waterways such as the Tenn-Tom, which are controlled by a series of locks and dams, are not as impacted by reduced rain.
As campaigns for a pair of judicial race runoffs enter the home stretch, candidates are focused on motivating voters to return to the polls.
The District 37 Mississippi House race proved that fundraising doesn’t always translate to votes.
Thanksgiving is a holiday that most associate with food.
Heading into the election Tuesday, some voters saw a new way to cast their votes at the polls.
The Dispatch is moving forward with plans to this week drop its Monday edition and expand its Sunday edition.
STURGIS — Walking to the West Elementary gymnasium on Friday, parents and relatives were greeted by chattering voices and camouflage hearts made out of construction paper and artsy American flags with a heart in place of the stars.
Andy Boyd didn’t want to believe he had won.
His opponent in the District 37 state representative special election, David Chism, had already conceded. Still, Boyd wanted to see all the numbers before declaring victory.
Voters will head to the polls Tuesday to decide races for the District 37 House of Representatives seat, as well as several judicial races across the area.