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Amory Mitch Moreland (native) Red Sox sign Mitch Moreland to two-year contract, likely moving on from Eric Hosmer  (Dec 18) context
Arkabutla James Earl Jones (native) The 'Lion King' Remake Cast Includes Beyonce As Nala, Making It Already A Must-See Movie  (Nov 02) context
Batesville John Jerry (native) Giants rookie WR Travis Rudolph makes most of opportunity | Snap count analysis  (Aug 27) context
Biloxi Fred Haise (native) Apollo 13 astronaut talks about the future of space exploration  (Mar 17) context
Bolton Bennie Thompson (native) Protect access to health coverage for cancer patients  (Feb 26) context
Centreville John Neely Kennedy (native) Louisiana Senate race is next priority for Republicans  (Dec 03) context
Clarksdale Rick Ross (native) 50 Cent to Rick Ross If He Dies, He Dies  (Mar 03) context
Cleveland Josh Hancock (native) MLB: Kris Bryant is hit on head by a pitch  (Apr 23) context
Collins Gerald McRaney (native) Creative Arts Emmy Winners: 'Stranger Things,' 'Westworld,' 'Big Little Lies' Win Big — Complete List  (Sep 11) context
Columbus Tennessee Williams (native) This wildly incorrect guess on 'Wheel of Fortune' will leave you screaming  (Mar 22) context
Florence Tate Reeves (native) Judge: Mississippi law creates inequality for gay marriage  (Jun 27) context
Fulton Brian Dozier (native) MLB Hot Stove Rumors: Cardinals are still 'very much in' the race for Brian Dozier  (Dec 26) context
Greenville Jim Henson (native) Netflix collaborating with Jim Henson Co. on 'The Dark Crystal' prequel series  (May 18) context
Greenwood Aldon Smith (native) Report: Police investigating Aldon Smith for domestic incident  (Feb 13) context
Grenada Trent Lott (native) Sen. Dianne Feinstein wears a seersucker suit like a boss on #ComeyDay  (Jun 08) context
Gulfport Brett Favre (native) Brett Favre reportedly flunked his audition to be 'Monday Night Football' analyst  (Apr 17) context
Tramaine Brock (native) 49ers' Brock arrested in domestic-assault case  (Apr 07) context
Hattiesburg Fred Armisen (native) Run The Jewels Guest Stars On "Portlandia" & Come Up With Some Hilarious Ideas For An Album Drop  (Dec 27) context
Holly Springs Shepard Smith (native) Fox News Anchor Exasperated at White House: “Why Is it Lie After Lie After Lie?”  (Jul 15) context
Independence Hugh Freeze (native) Hugh Freeze's downfall just continues the Ole Miss cycle  (Jul 21) context
Jackson LeAnn Rimes (native) Brandi Glanville Poses with LeAnn Rimes, Seemingly Disses Tristan Thompson After Cheating Scandal  (Apr 15) context
Tig Notaro (native) Review: 'Better Things' & 'One Mississippi' show the power of autobiographical comedy  (Sep 07) context
Phil Bryant (resident) Mississippi wants to be the 12th state to sue the Obama administration over bathroom guidance  (May 26) context
Kosciusko Oprah Winfrey (native) Oprah says she lost 40 pounds on Weight Watchers and the stock is soaring (WTW)  (Dec 22) context
Laurel Lance Bass (native) 'N Sync Tears Up Hollywood's Heart With Epic Walk of Fame Ceremony  (Apr 30) context
Louisville Andy Kennedy (basketball coach) (native) Andy Kennedy steps down immediately as coach of Ole Miss men's basketball team  (Feb 18) context
McComb Britney Spears (native) Adam Rippon Praises 'Authentic' Britney Spears as She Slays at GLAAD Awards (Exclusive)  (Apr 13) context
Jamie Lynn Spears (native) Britney Spears' Dad: Kevin Federline is a Broke Loser Who Wants Her Fortune!  (Mar 19) context
Meridian Hayley Williams (native) Paramore's Hayley Williams, New Found Glory's Chad Gilbert Separate  (Jul 02) context
Monticello Al Jefferson (native) Al Jefferson agrees to $30 million deal with Pacers, per report  (Jul 01) context
Moorhead Phil Bryant (native) Mississippi wants to be the 12th state to sue the Obama administration over bathroom guidance  (May 26) context
Natchez Stevan Ridley (native) Lions cut Stevan Ridley  (Aug 25) context
New Houlka Jim Hood (native) 'Mississippi Burning' civil rights case closed  (Jun 20) context
Oakland Carol Ross (native) Parents get letter about missing son 39 years later  (May 24) context
Olive Branch Ricky Stenhouse, Jr. (native) Ricky Stenhouse Jr. 'parked it' to end drought for Roush Fenway Racing  (May 08) context
Oxford Jack Latvala (native) Florida state senator resigns amid sexual misconduct claims  (Dec 20) context
Pascagoula Trent Lott (resident) Sen. Dianne Feinstein wears a seersucker suit like a boss on #ComeyDay  (Jun 08) context
Pearl Eric Washington (native) Carolina Panthers promote Eric Washington to DC  (Jan 22) context
Pontotoc Thad Cochran (native) Mississippi Senator Thad Cochran says he will resign April 1, cites health issues  (Mar 05) context
Roger Wicker (native) Louisiana Senate race is next priority for Republicans  (Dec 03) context
Sledge Charley Pride (native) Weepy Winners, Celeb Selfies and Jay Z: Everything You Didn't See on TV at the CMA Awards  (Nov 03) context
Star Faith Hill (native) Tim McGraw blames heavy travel schedule, gym routine for concert collapse  (Mar 14) context
Starkville Jerry Rice (native) Jerry Rice catches passes at practice, Steve Young also attends  (Aug 14) context
Tupelo Elvis Presley (native) Elvis fans and friends continue to honor the King  (Jan 05) context
Utica Derek Newton (native) Texans tackle Newton carted off  (Oct 25) context
Vicksburg Delbert Hosemann (native) Hosemann gives #Election2016 recap, notes slight decrease in turnout, no DOJ observers  (Nov 22) context
Weir Roy Oswalt (native) Rougned Odor's two new horses and the strangest contract clauses in Major League history  (Mar 31) context
Wiggins Christopher Boykin (native) Christopher Boykin, Half of the MTV Odd Couple 'Rob & Big,' Dies at 45  (May 11) context
Yazoo City Fletcher Cox (native) No Fletcher Cox, Jason Peters at Eagles OTAs  (May 23) context