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Video: Wicker Shares Mississippi Efforts to Develop Tech Workforce, Close Broadband Gaps

U.S. Senator Roger Wicker, R-Miss., Chairman of the Senate Commerce Subcommittee on Communications, Technology, Innovation, and the Internet, yesterday chaired a hearing to consider...

Hyde-Smith Cosponsors Balanced Budget Amendment Bill

U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today announced that she is the newest cosponsor to legislation proposing a constitutional amendment requiring the President and Congress...

Oxford Elementary Displays Art for Local Bank

First grade students at Oxford Elementary School created original art for the grand opening of Paragon Bank in Oxford, Mississippi. This project was led...

Lafayette County Student Receives Highest Academic Award at Ole Miss

Three Lafayette County students are among more than 70 University of Mississippi students to receive a 2017 Marcus Elvis Taylor Memorial Medal, the university's...

University Honors Thad Cochran with Mississippi Humanitarian Award

During its 165th Commencement on Saturday, the University of Mississippi honored former U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran with its Mississippi Humanitarian Award, which is presented only rarely...

Wicker, Hyde-Smith Pay Tribute to Fallen Mississippi Police Officers

U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today recognized National Police Week by offering tributes to three Mississippi law enforcement officers who...

Thacker Mountain Radio Hour Performs Pop Up Show Thursday

The Thacker Mountain Radio Hour will perform a special pop-up show this Thursday, May 17 at 6 pm on the rooftop of the...

Wes Sigler Named CEO of UMMC Grenada, UMMC Holmes County

Hospital administration veteran Wes Sigler is the new chief executive officer of the University of Mississippi Medical Center Grenada and UMMC Holmes County in...

Scholarship Fund in Memory of Beloved Teacher

A scholarship fund has been established in memory of Sherry Buford, former sixth grade math teacher at Oxford Intermediate School who died in a...

Wicker Celebrates Opening of US Embassy in Jerusalem

U.S. Senator Roger Wicker, R-Miss., today released the following statement after the opening of the U.S. embassy in Jerusalem: “During my first year in Congress,...