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Gov.-elect keeping leader of the Mississippi National Guard

The current leader of the Mississippi National Guard will keep that job after the new governor takes office next month. Maj. Gen. Janson “Durr” Boyles has been adjutant general since September 2016, chosen by current Gov. Phil Bryant. During a news conference Thursday at the War Memorial building in downtown Jackson, Gov.-elect Tate Reeves said Boyles has agreed to remain as the ...

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Sheriff: 2 men fire at soldiers in Mississippi; none hurt

  HATTIESBURG — Authorities are searching for two men who fired gunshots from a vehicle at soldiers at a military facility in Mississippi, although no one was reported wounded, a sheriff said Tuesday. Perry County Sheriff Jimmy Dale Smith told WDAM-TV (http://bit.ly/1UlrHi6) that the soldiers were training at Camp Shelby Joint Forces Training Center near Hattiesburg. Mississippi’s National Guard said ...

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Cochran pushing for commission to study Army, National Guard

WASHINGTON — Faced with questions about the make-up of the U.S. Army in a budget-constrained, post-war era, U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) has signaled his support for a national commission to study the future of the Army and National Guard. Cochran, vice chairman of the Senate Defense Appropriations Committee, is an original cosponsor of the National Commission on the Future ...

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Like father… Murphys together — at last — at CRM

Since forming Corporate Relations Management in 1978, Bucky Murphy has had a number of partners, many of whom became close personal friends. But when he talks about his newest partner, he gets a little misty-eyed. Fathers will do that. “I couldn’t think of a better person to have as a partner,” said Bucky Murphy, speaking of his son, Camp Murphy, ...

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Searching begins in Yazoo City

YAZOO CITY — Rescuers stood ready Sunday to comb neighborhoods of splintered homes and twisted debris in Mississippi, a day after a devastating tornado sliced through the state and killed 10 people, including three children.James Jackson, a deputy state fire marshal, said crews took a break overnight but were organizing at first daylight to resume search and rescue operations. All ...

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