Josh Williams, 14, loves music, is a great dancer and is a huge The Band Perry fan. And now he has tickets to see them perform at the Mississippi Bicentennial celebration in Gulfport. He also has Down Syndrome, and his mother, Amy, hopes to educate people about Down Syndrome through the Gulf Coast Down Syndrome Society.
A short highlight clip showing just some of the runs that East Central running back Tony Brown made on his way to amassing 3,018 all-purpose yards this season. Brown has been named Region 8-4A Offensive MVP and Gatorade Player of the Year for Mississippi.
President Donald Trump spoke Saturday at the opening of the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum in the state's capital, Jackson, Miss. Some black leaders — including civil rights leader and Georgia congressman John Lewis — boycotted the event, saying Trump has sown racial division instead of racial harmony. Trump's statements steered clear of addressing the anger that his participation had sparked leading up to the dedication. Instead the president rarely diverted from his prepared words to honor the famous and the anonymous for their efforts on behalf of freedom for all.