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The Wrap: Sports glory

The hall of fame shines on top Native athletes in sports and powwows. The late Blackfeet Nation Honorary Lifetime Chief Earl Old Person was also inducted as a powwow announcer. He passed away less than a week later.

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Mississippi state Sen. Wiggins challengi...

Mississippi state Sen. Brice Wiggins said Monday that he is challenging U.S. Rep. Steven Palazzo in the 2022 Republican primary. Palazzo, of Biloxi, is a military veteran and served in the state House before unseating longtime Democratic U.

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Ocean Springs man sentenced for fatal wr...

Michael Blaise Leggett Jr., 37, was sentenced to 25 years after pleading guilty to the charge of DUI causing death that killed William Gryder V.

Lifestyle
Man sentenced to serve 20 years for Biloxi DUI causing death

Thirty-seven-year-old Michael Blaise Leggett, Jr., of Ocean Springs, Mississippi, was sentenced today to 25 years, 5 years suspended, leaving 20 years to serve in the custody of the Mississippi Department of Corrections.

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Feed the Needy now taking orders for hol...

While it may look a little different now than in previous years, Feed the Needy is still set to provide holiday meals to those in need this season. Each year, Feed the Needy sees public safety agencies from across Harrison County join together to give back to the community through hot meals on.

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2024 athlete Daniel Hill talks Mississip...

Meridian High School has experienced a lot of disappointing times in the once-elite program. But things have started to change of late and 2024 prospect Daniel Hill has played a big part of that turnaround.

Wellness
SEMPER FI: WWII Marine laid to rest after 78 years

NEWTON – Veterans, family members and state officials gathered Monday at the Mississippi Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Newton to honor the life of Corp. Quentin McCall.

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Cool Schools: Madison County students le...

Special students from Madison County are learning how to make products and sell them online. The store is called “Bridge Market.” Tarea Stout, the Transitional

Lifestyle
Democrats Are on the Verge of … Somethin...

Gail: Bret, are you talking about a … third party? That would certainly give us opportunities for a lot of vigorous arguing. Bret: Well, the third party I have in mind would probably do more to split Republicans than Democrats,

Lifestyle
Individual and public FEMA assistance granted for South Mississip...

President Joe Biden granted a Major Disaster Declaration for Mississippi after Hurricane Ida ripped through the state about two months ago.

National News
SWAC football rankings: Should Jackson S...

Ledger's SWAC football rankings entering Week 9: 1) Jackson State (6-1) Even when Jackson State seemed to be off its game, the Tigers were able to overpower B

Lifestyle
Former Miss. Attorney General staffer ta...

A former special assistant attorney for the Mississippi Attorney General could be joining Jackson as it Tuesday, the council is expected to vote on a measure to appoint Catoria Martin as the position.

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New 'Bachelorette,' New Drama: Here's th...

"The Bachelorette" returns to ABC and the drama's already started! (Warning: spoilers ahead)

TV
Twitter Reacts to 'Mike Pence's Fly'

After the Vice-Presidential 2020 Debate, "Mike Pence's Fly" is what's trending on Twitter!

National News
NFL Week 4 Wrap-Up: Cowboys... We Need t...

With the NFL working around COVID diagnoses of notable players like Cam Newton and a multitude of Titans personnel, we see the Cowboys struggle and Houston's coach is fired.

Sports
H&M Clothing Chain Announces Closure of ...

After losing revenue during the COVID-19 pandemic, clothing retailer H&M will close five percent of its retail spaces.

Style
Bad Bunny's New Crocs Sell Out in Minutes

Bad Bunny's new, glow-in-the-dark Crocs sell out on the first day of release!

Style
Disney+ Releases Premiere Date for The L...

Celebrate Star Wars' Life Day for the holidays!

Film
There's an Actual Scientific Way to Perf...

After extensive research, chemists have cooked up the perfect formula in the lab.

Recipes
Disney Releases New Holiday Ornaments

Disney's Holiday Ornaments Collection is your one-stop shop for holiday gifts!

Home & Garden
5 Interesting Facts About the Late Justi...

As we mourn the loss of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, let's reflect on some of her positive moments as "The Notorious RBG."

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Review: 'Dune' Is A Sci-Fi All-Star. Her...

Denis Villeneuve's desert sci-fi, "Dune," isn't just another "Star Wars" knockoff. The beautiful, moving epic deserves to be seen.

Film
Truly Launching Holiday Seltzer Pack

The party includes holiday flavors including cranberry, pomegranate and spiced apples.

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Pet Safety Tips to Keep in Mind This Halloween

There are a few simple steps you can take to make sure this Halloween is as safe and comfortable as possible for your four-legged companions.

Wellness
Coors Is Launching Its Own Whiskey

Molson Coors Beverage Company, best known for serving beers, will release a new whiskey called Five Trail Blended American Whiskey this December. This move of making whiskey trends with other beverage companies exploring alcoholic drinks outside their norm.

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7 Ways to Celebrate Pumpkins on National...

From pumpkin-carving parties to festive pumpkin garb, here are seven ways to celebrate National Pumpkin Day, October 26.

Events
Did You Know That Books Used to Be Bound in Human Skin?

Megan Rosenbloom, a rare books specialist and librarian at UCLA, published "Dark Archives," a book about the history and science of human-skin-bound books.

Local Culture
Vintage Halloween Costumes That Will Hau...

People of the past brought their creepy A-game to Halloween. From looking at these nightmare-inducing photos, one thing's for sure: our ancestors were obsessed with huge heads, pillowcases, and general creepiness.

Local Culture
Hockey Player Evander Kane Banned for 21...

San Jose Sharks hockey player Evander Kane was suspended without pay this week for 21 games for submitting a fake COVID-19 vaccination card, violating the NHL's vaccination requirements.

Sports
4 Last-Minute Beauty Makeup Looks for Halloween

We love Halloween here at Our Community Now, and so we decided to put our makeup skills to the test and create four different Halloween looks that will get you in the spooky spirit.

Style
The Difference Between Halloween and Día...

The Day of the Dead (aka Día de los Muertos) is often confused with or encompassed in Halloween, however, it's a completely different and unique holiday.

Local Culture
Queen Elizabeth II spent night in hospit...

Britain's domestic Press Association news agency said the trip to hospital had been kept under wraps because it was expected to be a short stay, and also to protect the 95-year-old monarch's privacy

World
'Bosom Buddies,' 'Newhart' Actor Peter Scolari Has Died

A prolific television and stage actor, Peter Scolari died early this morning following a two-year battle with cancer. He was 66.

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