Senator Hyde-Smith cherishes the diversity of the people of Mississippi and celebrates their accomplishments—both past and present.


HYDE-SMITH STATEMENT ON FORMER GULFPORT MAYOR GEORGE SCHLOEGEL

HYDE-SMITH STATEMENT ON FORMER GULFPORT MAYOR GEORGE SCHLOEGEL

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today issued the following statement on the passing of former Gulfport Mayor George Schloegel:

“Gulfport is what it is today because of the leadership, intelligence, and determination that characterized George Schloegel.  Throughout his career as a banker, civic leader, and as mayor during those unsettled years right after Hurricane Katrina, he remained focused on making...

SENATE PASSES WICKER, HYDE-SMITH RESOLUTION HONORING JIMMY BUFFETT

SENATE PASSES WICKER, HYDE-SMITH RESOLUTION HONORING JIMMY BUFFETT

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Senate has approved a resolution introduced by U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) in honor of the late singer-songwriter, James “Jimmy” William Buffett, who passed away last month.

The Senate passed the resolution (S.401) by unanimous consent on Wednesday night.

“One of the great Mississippi-born musicians, Jimmy Buffett taught a generation of Parrotheads how to pass...

SENATE PASSES HYDE-SMITH, WARNOCK GOLD STAR FAMILIES REMEMBRANCE WEEK RESOLUTION  

SENATE PASSES HYDE-SMITH, WARNOCK GOLD STAR FAMILIES REMEMBRANCE WEEK RESOLUTION  

Bipartisan Resolution Designates Sept. 24-30 to Honor Families of the Fallen

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Senate on Monday night passed a bipartisan resolution introduced by U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) and U.S. Senator Reverend Raphael Warnock (D-Ga.) to designate Sept. 24-30 as Gold Star Families Remembrance Week.

The Senate approved S.Res.348 by unanimous consent.  The resolution, which is...

County dedicates Coldwater Bridge in honor of Harvey Lee

DeSoto Times-Tribune

County dedicates Coldwater Bridge in honor of Harvey Lee

By Christie Barclay

In the heart of DeSoto County, Mississippi, Harvey Lee, affectionately known as "Big Harv," was a man with big visions and an even bigger heart. As a dedicated representative of District 5 on the...

Dr. Joseph S. Paul Sworn in as USM’s 11th President

The University of Southern Mississippi News

Dr. Joseph S. Paul Sworn in as USM’s 11th President

By David Tisdale

Dr. Joseph S. Paul eschewed the spotlight during his presidential inauguration Oct. 5 at The University of Southern Mississippi’s (USM) Hattiesburg campus, deflecting the focus instead...

Jimmy Buffet Has Been Honored In The Senate

Forbes

Jimmy Buffet Has Been Honored In The Senate

By Hugh McIntyre, Contributor

A little more than a month since his passing and the tributes to Jimmy Buffett are still pouring in. Now, he’s been honored by the U.S. Senate for his contributions to music and pop culture in general.

On Wednesday...