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Mississippi school district settles anti-gay bullying lawsuit filed by lesbian teen

BY NICOLE HENSLEY – NEW YORK DAILY NEWS

Graduation is just a few months away for Destin Holmes, a Mississippi high school senior who never thought she’d make it after years of brutal bullying for being a lesbian. 426 more words

Drama Peas

As librarians in Tupelo, a colleague and I were in charge of taking books to those who couldn’t come to us. Every Wednesday we’d load up our trusty little station wagon and drive around the city dropping off new checkouts and picking up returns. 557 more words

Food And Cooking

Comfort Food

One of my favorite things about southerners is that we respond to almost all of life’s biggest moments— with food.

Someone dies? Here’s a casserole. … 199 more words

Family

Snow Day in Ox!

When I didn’t think my school could be any prettier, a white winter came to campus yesterday! Due to some unfortunate circumstances, I was stuck in the hospital all day so I missed out on all the fun. 29 more words

Time for a Change

February 26, 2015 (by Angela)

Wow! Has it really been over a week since we last posted? Things have been pretty busy around here for Jim; he’s worked, and is working, hard on his current project. 627 more words

Alabama

Mississippi Offical Elects To Shoot And Kill Himself Instead Of Facing Federal Corruption Charges

Authorities say a Mississippi official who was facing federal corruption charges fatally shot himself the day he was to appear in court.

Coroner Gary Hargrove says Supervisor William Martin died early Thursday from a self-inflicted gunshot wound, with a note found nearby. 24 more words

Mississippi

Justice Served: Three Men Have Been Sentenced & Thrown In Prison For The Brutal Death Of James Craig Anderson

Three White men (William Kirk Montgomery, Joseph Paul Dominick and Jonathan Kyle Gaskamp) have been sentenced to federal prison for the murder of… 365 more words

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