Person of the Day

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Gabe Grothe

What started as a summer job for a young Gabe Grothe turned into his life-long passion. Landscaping, Grothe says, is an art form that encompasses more than just mowing a yard and planting some shrubs.

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Marvin Terry

A defensive touchdown capped a spectacular game for Delta State University linebacker Marvin Terry. His eight yard touchdown return helped DSU win its third straight game and keep any Division II playoff hopes alive.

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Col. Carlyle "Smitty" Harris

Retired Air Force Col. Carlyle "Smitty" Harris, originally from the small agricultural village of Preston, Maryland, was 36 years old with a wife, two young daughters and a third baby on the way when his plane was shot down over Vietnam on April 4, 1965.

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Fantasia Barrino

Fantasia Barrino is enjoying a freedom she says she has not felt in years, and it is all thanks to her independent album, "Sketchbook."

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Sal the Cat

The Eudora Welty House and Garden has a scavenger hunt for kids (and the young at heart) who visit the museum. While some of the items on the list are easy to find, one in particular may give visitors some trouble, depending on how this item is feeling: the resident cat, Sal.

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Charlyne and Chris Brown

Charlyne and Chris Brown own and operate All 4 Children Consignment, a bi-annual consignment sale. The next sale will be from March 26-28, 2020, and the Browns have already begun to prepare for the event.

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Faith Young

Faith Young, owner of Door 2 Door Recycling, opened her self-described mom and pop recycling company with her husband, Marquette Young, in 2013 to help fill a need in her Rankin County community.

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Q&A: Brittney Morris on 'Slay' and Celebrating Blackness

Brittney Morris, a Corvallis, Ore., native, visited Jackson on Sept. 24 as part of a book tour celebrating her first published book, "Slay," which released the same day.

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Patrick Willis

Unlike some players, Patrick Willis hasn’t returned to the NFL, and now after over five years it seems unlikely he would even attempt a comeback. The 49ers linebacker still had a few years left on his contract when he decided to call it a career.

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Michael Earl Raff

Michael Earl Raff, a former priest of Mississippi Catholic Diocese and husband of Linda Raff, executive director of Catholic Charities, died at Hospice Ministries on Wednesday, Oct. 23, after a long illness. He was 77.