Kimberly-Clark adding new jobs in Corinth expansion

CORINTH, Miss. (WTVA) – Manufacturer Kimberly-Clark is expanding in Corinth and creating 25 new jobs. The company is expanding its facility by more than 45,000 square feet. It is also installing new technology to help in the manufacturing process. Kimberly-Clark employs more than 300 people in Corinth. The company’s portfolio of brands includes Huggies, Kleenex, …

Ole Miss downs Norfolk State behind strong veteran play

OXFORD, Miss. (WTVA/Ole Miss Athletics) – The trio of KJ Buffen, Devontae Shuler and Breein Tyree outscored Norfolk State by themselves, combining for 56 points in Ole Miss Basketball’s 68-55 win Tuesday night at The Pavilion. On the other side of the floor, the Rebels (2-0) limited a team averaging 96.5 ppg to a 32.7 …

Ole Miss men’s golf signs Meeks and Miller for Fall 2020

OXFORD, Miss. (WTVA/Ole Miss Athletics) – Ole Miss men’s golf head coach Chris Malloy is proud to announce Kye Meeks and Drew Miller as the newest members of the Rebel golf family. The two signed their letters of intent on Wednesday making their commitment to Ole Miss official. “This is a great day for Ole …

Navy to name ship after the late Sen. Cochran of Mississippi

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Navy will name a ship after the late Republican U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran of Mississippi, who was a Navy veteran. Cochran’s successor, Republican Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith, says Wednesday that Navy Secretary Richard V. Spencer has decided a future guided-missile destroyer will be called the USS Thad Cochran. Spencer said in …

Matthew Murrell becomes a Rebel, signs with Ole Miss

OXFORD, Miss. (WTVA/Ole Miss Athletics) – Ole Miss Basketball made a major splash on the first day of the early signing period, inking the highest ranked recruit in program history. Matthew Murrell, a consensus top-50 prospect in the national recruiting rankings, signed his National Letter of Intent Wednesday (Nov. 13) to join the Rebels for …

MSU men’s hoops lands Deivon Smith during early signing period

STARKVILLE, Miss. (WTVA/MSU Athletics) – Deivon Smith will don the Maroon and White for the Mississippi State men’s basketball program next season as he signed his National Letters of Intent (NLI) announced Wednesday during the fall signing period. Smith will join Ben Howland’s Bulldogs as freshman in 2020-21. “I think Deivon is one of the …