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Kross Smith is a bareback rider during the Great Southern Youth Rodeo Series.

Kross Smith and Lane Landrum took home top honors in the Great Southern Youth Rodeo Series recently.

Laurel Mayor Johnny Magee says the city has had “the best of times and the worst of times.”

The Chronicle was named one of the best newspapers in the State of Mississippi during the Mississippi Press Association’s Midwinter Conference held in Jackson Saturday, Jan. 30.

Laurel Mayor Johnny Magee conducts the promotion ceremony at Laurel City Hall for three veteran officers of the Laurel Police Department. Shown, from left, are: Lieutenant Earl Reed, Sgt. David Grasha , Sgt.

A two-alarm blaze at #11 Beard Street in the Powers Community on Wednesday night required firefighters from five volunteer fire departments to suppress the raging inferno.

Photo/James Pugh

The days, even months, leading up to Signing Day are hectic for any senior.

Laurel three-star quarterback Keon Howard can contest to that all too well - one of 13 Jones County standouts signing football scholarships on Wednesday.

Photo/James Pugh


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