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Bruce publisher elected president of Mississippi Press Association

June 23, 2014

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BILOXI – The publisher of The Calhoun County Journal in Bruce was elected the 142nd president of the Mississippi Press Association during the newspaper trade group’s annual meeting on the gulf coast.  Joel McNeece, 44, will serve as president of MPA and Mississippi Press Services, Inc., an affiliated advertising and marketing service. McNeece and his […]

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Coming storm? MEMA on high alert

April 25, 2014

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While the weather today could not be more delightful, a potentially destructive storm system is brewing to the west and emergency management officials are facing a potentially long weekend. The National Weather Service (NWS) is predicting an outbreak of severe weather beginning Sunday and lasting into Monday and perhaps even Tuesday. The threat is greatest […]

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WAPT-TV wins Best Newscast for second consecutive year

June 10, 2013

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JACKSON, Mississippi — WAPT-TV was awarded a regional Emmy Award for Best Newscast by The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. It’s the second year in a row 16 WAPT News has won the Emmy for Best Newscast, and the fourth Emmy Award ever won by 16 WAPT News, capping off a big year […]

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