American Legion Post 168 will conduct a Memorial Day Ceremony Monday, May 27 at 11 am at the north entrance of the Carthage Coliseum.Major General Augustus Leon Collins will be the Keynote Speaker. In case of inclement weather the ceremony will be moved inside... Read More.
The 2019 Season for Geyser Falls Water Theme Park is here. The Park starts opening daily on Saturday, May 25. Mississippi's #1 family attraction, Geyser Falls Water Theme Park is a 23-acre playground with twelve water slides, a lazy river, a wave pool, little kids... Read More.
Matthew J. Underwood, 45, of Walnut Grove, was sentenced Wednesday by U.S. District Judge Carlton Reeves to 55 months in federal prison, followed by three years of supervised release, for being a felon in possession of a firearm, announced U.S. Attorney Mike Hurst and... Read More.
The annual Click It or Ticket campaign went into effect Monday and will continue through June 2nd. Local law enforcement say they will be out in full force, especially Memorial Day weekend, operating checkpoints to make sure people are using seatbelts and child restraints. From 2013... Read More.
The East Central Community College Workforce Development Center is offering free courses in Basic Microsoft Excel, Basic Microsoft Word, Basic Computer Skills, Keyboarding, and Resume Writing at the Forest WIN Job Center, located at 536 Deerfield Drive in Forest. Basic Microsoft Excel is offered... Read More.
Scott County officials were guests at the May 2019 East Central Community College Board of Trustees luncheon held on the Decatur campus. The special guests are shown with ECCC board members representing Scott County. Front row (from left) are ECCC Trustee Rebecca Farris, Tax... Read More.
Leake County officials were guests at the May 2019 East Central Community College Board of Trustees luncheon held on the Decatur campus. The special guests are shown with ECCC board members representing Leake County. Front row (from left) are ECCC Trustee W.B. Jones, District... Read More.
Seven men have been indicted on claims that they took part in gang-related assaults at East Mississippi Correctional Facility. Charged with one or two counts of aggravated assault in aid of racketeering are Donald Jones, Wilton Johnson, Jeremy Smith, Carl McMillian, James Vaughn, Justin Hannah... Read More.
A fun part of Square Affair 2019 the Boswell Media’s “So You Think You Can Sing” Karaoke competition. Watch the videos below. The top honor, 1st place went to Carthage Mayor Mary Ann Wilder Vivians singing an Aretha Franklin classic. https://youtu.be/WRJVO694o7Y Top Three Announced https://youtu.be/KgATAh7cVKU To See Video's... Read More.
PHILADELPHIA, Miss. (AP) — One Mississippi bank is buying another for $20 million in stock.Citizens Holding Co., the parent bank of The Citizens Bank of Philadelphia, announced Tuesday that it's buying Charter Bank of Biloxi. Charter, with four branches on... Read More.
Miss. Senators Detail USDA Grants to Support Local Services in Rural Communities WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today praised the award of $409,700 for 11 community improvement projects in Mississippi. The Community Facilities Program grants will be awarded by... Read More.