Come see Santa and shop with around 30 vendors at Trinity Baptist Church this coming Saturday, Dec 7.
The conference will be December 27-29, 2019 at Northside United Pentecostal Church, Philadelphia, Ms. Rev. Jeff Arnold will be preaching on Friday, December 27 at 7:00 pm. Rev. Gordon Winslow will be preaching on Saturday, December 28 at 7:00 pm & Sunday, December... Read More.
The annual Leake County Christmas Tree Lighting will be on the Courthouse Lawn beginning at 5:30 on tomorrow evening. That will be followed by the Carthage Christmas Parade at 6:00 p.m.
East Central Community College and Holmes Community College teams played basketball tonight in Decatur. The Ladies were first on the court and the Lady Warriors came away with an impressive 18 point victory in their game with a final score of 71-53 over the... Read More.
Ten people were killed in highway crashes and collisions in Mississippi over the extended, Thanksgiving holiday weekend.The Mississippi Highway Patrol also said 49 people were hurt in vehicle crashes during the enforcement period which began Wednesday, November 27 and ended at midnight, Sunday, December... Read More.
After 24 years in office, Sheriff Jackie Knight didn't seek re-election. He says it was one of the hardest decisions he ever made, but says he can rest easy knowing the county is in good hands.Newton County Sheriff Jody Pennington was sworn in early... Read More.
Two Guards, Inmate Previously Pled Guilty Involving Black Market of Drugs and Cellphones in PrisonJackson, Miss. – After a seven day bench trial before United States District Judge Carlton W. Reeves, Kpanah Kollie, of Georgia, was found guilty yesterday of conspiracy to introduce contraband... Read More.
Holiday shopping numbers have retailers in a jolly mood so far. Now, here comes Cyber Monday, a day of online deals.The winter weather across the country will pose both benefits and challenges.Holiday shopping is off and running - and numbers showing... Read More.
The East Central Community College Board of Trustees today opened its search for the ninth president of the Decatur college.Dr. Billy Stewart, the college’s president since February 2012, recently announced his retirement effective July 1, 2020.Application packets are being accepted through January 31, 2020.... Read More.
Henry Booth of Lawrence has been appointed to the East Central Community College Board of Trustees representing Newton County.Booth, a retired schoolteacher and coach and current full-time cattle farmer, assumes the term of Rodney Bounds of Newton, who recently announced his retirement from the... Read More.
The annual Christmas Tree Lighting will be on the Courthouse Lawn beginning at 5:30 on Tuesday December 3. That will be followed by the Carthage Christmas Parade at 6:00 p.m.Things don’t stop there. The Main Street Chambers 10th annual Sippin Cider will be Thursday... Read More.
The holidays can be a magical time with family and friends, but the celebration can quickly turn to tragedy if people aren’t safe.Last year, five people died because of holiday decorating, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission.On Thanksgiving, CPSC reports that an average... Read More.