Prior to expanding, Ivy Park was made up of a couple of baseball fields, a tennis court and a walking track. Mayor Will Hill said he saw a vision for something more a few years... Read More.
According to National Public Radio, in 2017 nearly 42% of all young children had their own tablet device, compared to less than 1% in 2011. With experts predicting those numbers are on the rise, the Neshoba County Library is offering other means of entertainment this summer, reminding everyone it’s important to never skip out on education.
Law enforcement veteran Julian Greer has started his stint as the interim police chief of Philadelphia. He said his 27 years of experience has prepared him for this position. "Started off on patrol, basically worked my way up through the department and served in just about every capacity here at the department and on up to assistant chief.... Read More.
Nine people were traveling east in a passenger van down Highway 16 in Kemper County. One person was traveling the opposite direction in a box truck, early Monday morning. Eight people lost their lives when the two vehicles collided head on. Both drivers survived. Sheriff James Moore said this is the highest number... Read More.
An act of congress authorized a multi-purpose project hoping to reduce flooding in Collinsville. 50 years later, folks are celebrating the 11,000 acre project is known as Okatibbee Lake and Dam. State Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith attended and said she is extremely proud of five decades of success. “Well you know we work so hard in the US Senate and we go to all the committee meetings and introduce bills on different projects, but to be... Read More.
While Senator Thad Cochran’s political career took him all over the country, it was here, in his home state of Mississippi, he was loved the most. Local officials say his loss is enormous. Personable, strong and gifted. That’s how State Rep. Greg Snowden described Sen. Thad Cochran. "He was always kind, but that didn't mean he wasn't a very effective politician and statesman. He was, but the way he carried himself was a way Mississippians identified. He... Read More.
With summer officially in full swing, folks are getting out and hitting the water. While it is fun, it can be dangerous. A three year old Clarke County boy drowned over the weekend. Officials said the child was swimming in a no swim zone unsupervised before drowning. However, the lifeguards over at Geyser... Read More.
Americans have been observing Memorial Day for over a century, honoring the soldiers who paid the ultimate price for freedom. Monday, at the Mississippi Veterans Memorial Cemetery was no different. “It’s very emotional for gold star families, especially mothers and spouses. Over this whole weekend, a couple of the mothers that have been with us here at the Mississippi Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Newton, they’re very... Read More.