https://www.youtube.com/embed/4octc4VRf30 Mt. Zion United Methodist Church in Neshoba County was burned to the ground in 1964 because it was used to help educate African Americans.Over 50 years later, the church still remembers three civil rights workers, James Chaney, Michael Schwerner and Andrew Goodman, who were... Read More.
The East Central Community College men’s basketball program is hosting a summer camp for individual players entering 8th through 12th grades June 23-25 in Brackeen-Wood Gym on the campus in Decatur.The cost of the three-day, two-night camp is $160 for campers who stay overnight... Read More.
Leake-County Libraries Dial-A-Story reader this week is Andy Simpson. Readers can call 601-267-7208 to hear Andy read “Are We There Yet?” by Dandi Daley Mackall. “All buckled up and ready to go, brother and sister can’t wait to hit the road. But soon enough,... Read More.
East Central Community College sophomore outfielder Ken Scott was named to both the National Junior College Athletic Association All-Region 23 Team and the Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges All-State First Team for his play during the spring 2019 season.The product of Clarkdale... Read More.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A north Mississippi sheriff pleaded guilty to four felony charges Wednesday and resigned from office, becoming the state's second sheriff in the last year to be deposed by criminal troubles.Webster County Sheriff Tim Mitchell pleaded guilty in Ackerman to two... Read More.
The East Central Community College women’s basketball program is sponsoring four camps this summer in Brackeen-Wood Gym on the campus in Decatur.The camps range from high school and junior varsity team camps to a youth day camp to a camp for rising high school... Read More.
Five Mississippians: Tammy Wynette, Bo Diddley, Jerry Lee Lewis, John Lee Hooker and Margaret Walker Alexander. Their names are instantly recognizable and bring memories of their contributions to Mississippi art.Music is the art most represented among these five artists, all of them being inducted... Read More.
The Carthage-Leake County Library will have an adult painting class Tuesday June 18, 2019 at 5:30. Participants must register and pay a $7.00 supply fee by Friday June 14, 2019. Space is limited. Backwood Belles will step participants through the process of painting Vincent... Read More.
The Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians - Tribal Election Committee has verified the election results from Tuesday's Tribal Council election. All absentee ballots have been counted.The eight tribal council seats will be filled by the following winners of Tuesday's election.Bogue Chitto – Ronnie... Read More.
Another con-artist is behind bars. This Meridian woman will spend five years in prison for selling home and auto insurance without a license. She took money from victims and used it for herself, leaving her victims without coverage.Sylvia Lynn Dickinson, 34, will serve five... Read More.
The Carthage-Leake County Library will have Move To Learn Friday June 14, 2019 at 10:00. Move To Learn’s mission is to promote higher grades and healthier children in Mississippi through exercise in the classroom. For additional information, please call the Carthage Leake County Library at... Read More.
The East Central Community College Alumni Association is coming to a town near you! Alumni Association officials, along with college President Dr. Billy Stewart, invite alumni and friends to join them during the month of July for "Road Warriors 2019 Tour."