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Braves or Saints: Who dat say dey started the ‘Who Dat’ chant?

In the late 1970s, Alcorn State’s men’s basketball team was as good as it has ever been. The Braves went 56-3 over two seasons from ... Read more

3 days ago by Tim Reeves.

Office at Alcorn State donates items to River City Rescue Mission

LORMAN — Alcorn State University’s Office of Student Engagement shared its resources with a shelter in Vicksburg to help those in need due to COVID-19. ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Port Gibson health facility to receive federal money to expand COVID-19 testing

For weeks, the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Claiborne County remained in the single digits. It then crept higher, before spiking in the past ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Alcorn announces task force to evaluate opening campus in the fall

LORMAN — In a release Wednesday afternoon, Alcorn State University announced it had established a Reopening Campus Task Force to “develop and assess multiple options ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Virus outbreak at Grand Gulf impacts surrounding counties

Local government officials for the past week have credited in part the recent spike in confirmed COVID-19 virus cases in Warren County to an outbreak ... Read more

1 month ago by Tim Reeves.

Alcorn State announces virtual graduation ceremony for spring graduates

LORMAN — Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, Alcorn State University will honor its spring 2020 graduates Saturday through its first virtual commencement ceremony. “While no ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Reports.

Entergy confirms some Grand Gulf employees test positive for COVID-19

PORT GIBSON — Entergy confirmed Wednesday that some of its employees at the Grand Gulf Nuclear Power Station near Port Gibson, Mississippi, have tested positive ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Reports.

Health officials schedule one-day test site in Port Gibson

The Mississippi State Department of Health and University of Mississippi Medical Center announced Friday another round on one-day COVID-19 test sites, including one now scheduled ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Reports.

Medical facility in Port Gibson to receive federal funds for COVID-19 response

WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith announced Tuesday that 19 community health centers in Mississippi, including one in Port Gibson, will receive more than $17.25 ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

Port Gibson mayor institutes business restrictions, mandatory curfew

Tuesday, the city of Port Gibson joined the growing list of municipalities in the state to enact strong restrictions on business operations and a curfew ... Read more

2 months ago by Tim Reeves.

Total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in state reaches 50

Mississippi State Department of Health officials reported Thursday the number of positive COVID-19 coronavirus cases had jumped again and now totals 50. There are still ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

Alcorn postpones spring graduation, alumni weekend events

In a letter to the “Alcorn State University Community” Wednesday, Alcorn State President Felecia Nave announced the school’s annual Alumni Reunion Weekend and spring commencement ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

Units responding to large fire at iconic theater in Port Gibson

First responders in Port Gibson and Claiborne County are working to control a large fire that has consumed the historic Trace Theater in Port Gibson. ... Read more

3 months ago by Tim Reeves.

Funeral services set for former Alcorn State coach

LORMAN — The Celebration of Life services for Alcorn State University alumnus and former assistant men’s basketball coach Lonnie Walker are scheduled for Saturday in ... Read more

3 months ago by Staff Reports.

Funeral services for Alcorn State’s Dr. Posey announced

LORMAN — The triumphant life of alumnus and former Alcorn State administrator Dr. Josephine McCann Posey will be celebrated next weekend in Vicksburg. In a ... Read more

4 months ago by Staff Reports.

Judge orders Claiborne County murder suspect held without bail

PORT GIBSON — Claiborne County Judge Mary Curry wasted little time in making a decision involving murder suspect Darion Hill. During Hill’s initial court appearance ... Read more

5 months ago by John Surratt.

Claiborne County could soon be home to new energy facility

PORT GIBSON — If reports become reality, Claiborne County could be home to a new, $1 billion liquified natural gas facility in as soon as ... Read more

6 months ago by Tim Reeves.

Alcorn’s new student enrollment tops 700 for third consecutive year

LORMAN — As of Nov. 1, the total number of new students enrolled at Alcorn State University exceeded more than 700 for a third consecutive ... Read more

7 months ago by Staff Reports.

Entergy partners with Port Gibson, organizations to give back

PORT GIBSON — Entergy employees recently provided residents of Port Gibson with a warmer, brighter future. Beginning Oct. 14 and continuing through Oct. 24, a ... Read more

7 months ago by Staff Reports.

NRC names new resident inspector at Grand Gulf

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has selected Matthew Thomas as the new resident inspector at the Grand Gulf nuclear power plant in Port Gibson. Thomas joined ... Read more

8 months ago by Staff Reports.

Alcorn State hosts breast cancer awareness walk, health screening

The Alcorn State University Extension Program, in observance of October being Breast Cancer Awareness Month, recently partnered with the Department of Health, Physical Education and ... Read more

8 months ago by Staff Reports.

Alcorn State SGA president arrested on gun, drug charges

LORMAN — James Stirgus III, a 2016 graduate of Vicksburg High School and the current president of the Alcorn State University Student Government Association, was ... Read more

8 months ago by Tim Reeves.

Port Gibson man killed in early morning accident

A Port Gibson man was killed early Monday after his car collided head-on with an 18-wheeler on U.S. 61 North south of Solid Rock Church. ... Read more

10 months ago by John Surratt.

State hunting for photos of Windsor Ruins

The Mississippi Department of Archives and History is seeking the public’s help in solving a mystery involving the Windsor Plantation Ruins in Claiborne County. Archives ... Read more

12 months ago by Staff Reports.

Suspect sought in Port Gibson shooting in custody

PORT GIBSON — The suspect wanted in connection for a deadly shooting early Saturday in Port Gibson turned himself in to authorities Tuesday. Vicksburg resident Cordell ... Read more

1 year ago by Tim Reeves.

Alcorn breaks ground on technology building

LORMAN — An innovative new structure that will cater to the betterment of business students is on its way to Alcorn State’s Lorman campus. The ... Read more

1 year ago by Staff Reports.

United Way gears up for 22nd annual Day of Caring

Each year, United Ways across the country participate in a nationwide day of service called Day of Caring. It’s a single-day service event like no ... Read more

1 year ago by Staff Reports.

Nuclear regulator cites plant for 2 low-level violations

JACKSON (AP) — A special inspection of a nuclear power plant in Mississippi has resulted in two low-level citations. The Nuclear Regulatory Commission, in a ... Read more

1 year ago by Staff Reports.

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