Alabama man wins more than one million dollars at Pearl River Resort

Pearl River Resort continues to make millionaires! Dane W. of Alabama was playing the Wheel of Fortune slots at Silver Star Casino on Wednesday, October 13, when the wheel landed on Jackpot Bonus.  The progressive slot machine hit for an impressive $1,163,526.81.  Vanna, can I get a “W”, as in WINNER! Wheel of Fortune is an exciting 3-reel, wide area progressive slot machine with a single pay line. It features signature slot symbols such as sevens, bars and multiplier symbols.... Read More.

Cruisin for a Wish weekly schedule of events

The entire month of October, Boswell Media and the Make A Wish Foundation will once again be “Cruisin for a Wish.” Throughout the month, the official “Cruisin for a Wish” vehicle will travel to local businesses in Attala, Leake, Neshoba, and Winston counties to raise money to help grant wishes for kids in each county. The vehicle is a metallic blue Chevrolet Equinox provided by Franks Chevrolet in Kosciusko. Anyone that makes a donation to the “Cruisin’ for a Wish” campaign will... Read More.

Photo: ECCC Homecoming Court

Members of the 2021 Homecoming Court at East Central Community College included (front row, from left) freshman maid Zoey Bell of Philadelphia and escort Dylan Farve of Richton, freshman maid Amelia Kirk of Louisville and escort Dylan Harrison of Union, sophomore maid Kenay’zha Germany of Union and escort Anthony Smith of Newton, sophomore maid Magdelyn Kirk of Louisville and escort Trey Nichols of Morton, queen Kiersten Selman of Madison and escort Austin Lee of Madison; sophomore maid Alex Weir... Read More.

Selman Crowned ECCC Homecoming Queen

Sophomore Kiersten Selman (second from left) of Madison (formerly of Decatur) was crowned Homecoming Queen at East Central Community College during ceremonies held Thursday, Oct. 14, at Bailey Stadium. Selman received her crown from President Dr. Brent Gregory (left) during halftime of the Warriors’ game vs. Copiah-Lincoln Community College. Serving as Miss Selman’s escort was Austin Lee (third from left) of Madison. At right is 2020 queen Courtney Gill of Carthage who presented the new queen with a bouquet of roses. (EC... Read More.

ECCC Homecoming Honorees

Receiving special recognition at East Central Community College’s 2021 Homecoming celebration held Thursday, Oct. 14, were (from left) Louisville native Paula Simmons Waggoner (Class of 1971) of Starkville, Alumna of the Year, Hickory native Jerald Everett (Class of 1964) of Clinton, Alumnus of the Year, and new Athletic Hall of Fame member Hickory native James Mitchell (Class of 1981) of Nashville.  

Travis Tritt cancels show at Pearl River Resort

Multi-platinum selling and award-winning artist Travis Tritt has announced he will not perform at venues that require proof of COVID vaccination, mask mandates, or testing. As a result, the following Travis Tritt shows have been canceled: Muncie, Indiana on Oct. 23, Philadelphia, Mississippi on November 6, Peoria, Illinois on Nov 11 and Louisville, Kentucky on Nov. 13. In a statement released today, Tritt comments, “I’m putting my money where my mouth is and announcing that any venue or promoter mandating masks,... Read More.