Ole Miss third baseman Tim Elko, the Rebels’ senior captain, has been named SEC player of the week after going 10 for 17 (.588) with five home runs and 13 RBIs.
OKOLONA • Okolona will be getting its own Family Dollar/Dollar Tree store some time later this year.
TUPELO • For months, students and faculty at colleges across the country have adjusted to a new normal. Starting next semester, they’ll be returning to the old normal … mostly.
JACKSON • Dozens of medical marijuana businesses and nonprofits are popping up around Mississippi even though the state’s regulatory system won’t be ready for months, and despite the fact that the Mississippi Supreme Court might strike down the voter-approved program.