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High school football schedule – Friday, August 17

Local area high school football games for Friday,  August 17:Attala County:Neshoba Central at Kosciusko Ethel at McAdamsChoctaw County:East Webster at Choctaw County French Camp Academy at Winona ChristianHolmes County:Yazoo City at Holmes County Central Amite School Center at Central... Read More.

Mississippi Reports Eight New West Nile Virus Human Cases

The Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) reports eight new human cases of West Nile virus (WNV), bringing the state’s total to 21 so far for 2018. The reported cases are in Adams, Calhoun, Hinds (2), Forrest, Jones, Madison, and Washington counties.So far this... Read More.

Burned car belonged to missing woman

Scott County Sheriff Mike Lee has confirmed that the burned car in which a body was found in the Bienville National Forest belongs to a missing 32-year-old woman.Investigators were able to determine the car belonged to Latasha Patrick Johnson, of Scott County, through the... Read More.

Deaton set to face judge in Neshoba County

Neshoba County’s district attorney says Alex Deaton, who pleaded guilty to murder and aggravated assault in Rankin County, will soon face a judge on a second murder charge in Neshoba County.Deaton was indicted last year in the shooting death of 69-year-old Brenda Pinter, who... Read More.

Durant woman pleads guilty to falsifying tax returns

A central Mississippi woman is pleading guilty to filing false returns from her tax preparation business.Court records show Teresa C. Chism pleaded guilty Friday to one count of false or fraudulent claims in federal court in Jackson.U.S. Attorney Mike Hurst says evidence shows the... Read More.

ECCC Common Reader to Foster Shared Experiences, Exchange of Ideas

East Central Community College is offering students an opportunity to experience learning beyond the traditional classroom environment when it introduces Robert Louis Stevenson’s “The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde” as the common reader for the 2018-19 academic year.Sherri Cliburn, chair of... Read More.

Opioid Awareness Meeting set for August 21 in Carthage

The Mississippi Department of Mental Health is putting on an Opioid Town Hall meeting in Carthage. The meeting is set for Tuesday, August 21 at the Old Carthage Elementary School.State and local officials will be on hand to discuss the ongoing opioid crisis plaguing... Read More.