Today is Saturday, Sept. 26, the 270th day of 2020. There are 96 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Sept. 26, 1960, the first-ever debate between presidential nominees took place as Democrat John F. Kennedy and Republican Richard M. Nixon faced... Read More.
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The Oktoberfest vendor registration deadline is approaching. According to Leake Main Street Director Russell Baty, today is the last day to register without a late fee. The good news is there are still a few arts and crafts spots available. Vendor booths are $75.... Read More.
Carthage residents are continuing to adjust to the new garbage pick up system. Mayor Vivians is asking residents to leave all garbage out the night before scheduled pickup day to ensure services. Workers have been starting as early as 6 a.m. and some residents... Read More.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The head of Mississippi's troubled prison system says the Department of Corrections intends to move some inmates out of a private prison and into a state-owned facility by mid-December. Corrections Commissioner Burl Cain says the department is spending about $1.5... Read More.
The new Fallen Veterans Monument is set to unveil on Veterans day at Dewitt-Deweese Park In Philadelphia. According to monument replacement committee chairman Ray Crocker, "the monument will replace the original one damaged by a tornado in November 2019. It will honor 102 veterans... Read More.
Free Covid-19 testing is available in Neshoba County today. Testing is now expanded from teachers, staff, administrators to include nurses, and childcare facility workers on these specific days. Testing hours are noon to 7 p.m., and no appointment is necessary. Visit the Mississippi Department of Health... Read More.
Today is Friday, Sept. 25, the 269th day of 2020. There are 97 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Sept. 25, 1957, nine Black students who'd been forced to withdraw from Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas, because of unruly... Read More.
It was a fun Main Event this morning. Kelley Swindall called in from New York. Callie Prince checked in from Nashville. Plus the 2020 Mississippi Songwriter of the Year, Danica Hart, along with her group Chapel Hart talked about getting ready to... Read More.