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Saturday, May 23, 2015

BancorpSouth Conference Center

Bishops honored for race reconciliation

The Right Revs. Duncan M. Gray Jr. and Duncan M. Gray III will receive an award named for former Ole Miss Chancellor Robert Khayat at an upcoming Mississippi Trailblazer ceremony. (April 15, 2013, Page 1, 6)

‘Tailgate’ fundraiser

Ole Miss coach Houston Nutt and Mississippi State coach Dan Mullen will join together as alumni and fans of both MSU and the UM at the “Tailgate Together For Our Kids” fundraiser at the BancorpSouth Conference Center in Tupelo to benefit local Boys and Girls Clubs.

Those in attendance at the Saturday event will have an opportunity to meet players, hear both coaches talk about their upcoming seasons and also participate in a silent auction of school memorabilia. Dinner tickets are available for $50. Also, an exclusive cocktail hour will be held from 6-7 p.m. which will include personal meet and greets with coaches, photos and more for an additional $50. Tickets may be purchased online by visiting or by phone by calling Evie Boyd at 662-841-6504.

It is the mission of Boys and Girls Clubs of North Mississippi to inspire and enable all young people to realize their full potential as productive, responsible and caring citizens. Serving north Mississippi since 1996, the organization reaches more than 2,000 youth annually through clubhouse locations in Tupelo, Oxford, Ripley, New Albany and Houston. For more information on Boys and Girls Clubs of North Mississippi, visit (July 29, 2010)

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