More than 800 athletes will compete in the annual Special Olympics' Mississippi State Summer Games May 18th-May 20th. The event will be hosted by Keesler Air Force base. Lieutenant Lisa Kostellic, a base spokeswoman, says the Special Olympics torch, which will be carried by law enforcement officers from across the state, will make its way onto the south Mississippi base about noon Friday. Opening ceremonies are Friday night at the Levitow Training Support Facility parade grounds. This is the 22nd year for Keesler to host the event.
Black Friday is November 25 and Pine Belt residents such as Emily Brumfield are getting ready for the big night. “I have several things on my list,” says Brumfield. “I have lots of tools. I have items such as guns for my boyfriend and my dad, cooking utensils, an iPod, electronics and all kinds of stuff.”More >>
From Special Reports The Mississippi State Lady Bulldogs showed Sunday exactly why they are considered one of the top 10 collegiate women’s basketball teams. MSU scored 31 points in the first and third quarters, including a 31-8 blitzing of the University of Southern Mississippi in the opening period and rolled to a 91-56 win at Humphrey Coliseum. “The way that Mississippi State shot the ball in the first I think they could win a national championship,” USM coach ...More >>