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Saturday, October 25, 2014

Xanaka Burgess

Bringing homecoming tradition full circle

Xalin Redmond was crowned homecoming queen for Lafayette High School Friday night. Her late mother, Xanaka Burgess, was queen in 1996. (October 21, 2013, Page 1A)

Wife of retired NFL player killed in wreck

Xanaka Burgess, wife of former Ole Mis Rebel and NFL player Derrick Burgess, was killed Thursday when her car hydroplaned on Highway 9 in Pontotoc County. (April 12, 2013, Page 2A)

Former Rebel, NFL player settles pit bull lawsuit

A former NFL player and his neighbors have settled an almost three-year-old lawsuit. Derrick Burgess was accused of allowing his 10 to 15 pitbulls run wild in the neighborhood by neighbors. The suit was settled and Burgess has installed an underground fence to keep the dogs in his yard. (June 27, 2012, Page 2)

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