This prolonged heatwave continues today and according to the National Weather Service it is expected to remain through Saturday. "Hot and humid conditions will continue through the remainder of the week with afternoon temperatures in the middle 90s to around 100F and heat indices up to 110F - 115F over consecutive days. Residents are urged to stay hydrated and to avoid spending long periods of time outdoors." Our region remains under a hazardous heat advisory alert. We could see... Read More.
The Neshoba County Fair continues today. Exhibit Hall opens at 8am. The Neshoba Central High School Band will perform at 8:30 am and 1pm. The Dairy Cattle Show starts at 9am. Political Speaking on Founders Square starts at 9:30 am. "Football at The Fair" is at 2pm. Harness and Running Horse Racing starts at 2pm. The Jordan Davis Show is live tonight at 8 pm. Additional events take place throughout the day. For more information see www.neshobacountyfair.org For a... Read More.
The Attala County Farmer's Market Extravaganza Day is Saturday. And you are invited to come out and celebrate their 10th anniversary in a big way. There will be a variety of local fair including great music, and vendors supplying fresh produce, art, t-shirts, jewelry, honey, fresh meats, pastry, fresh fruits, canned goods and of course the BBQ. Senior food and WIC Vouchers will be accepted too. The event is this Saturday from 8am to 3pm. CDC guidelines and safety... Read More.
Walnut Grove Municipal Clerk Nekki Stiles was recognized at the Mississippi Municipal League's Annual Conference in Biloxi on Tuesday for completion of the Certified Municipal Clerk's program. "The Board of Aldermen and I are extremely proud of Nekki for choosing to participate in the program and becoming certified" said Mayor Brian Gomillion who also said the program is sponsored by the Center for Government and Community Development and the Mississippi Municipal Clerks and Collectors association. The program... Read More.
Today is the final Walnut Grove Market for the Summer season. Vendors from across the region are expected including Griffin Gardens, Wildland Beef, Honey Hill Farm, Cullen's Crops, M&M Produce,The Bunny Patch, and Unique Designs. The Market is located at The Downtown Pavilion in Downtown Walnut Grove. Timing for the event is between 3:30pm-6:30pm. For more information, call Town Hall at 601-253-2321. ***Reminder that today is the final date for the season.
Today is the final day of the Carthage Citywide Trash Pick-Up Service. Garbage and items can be left on the curbside of the street. Pick up items include debris, household furniture, and mattresses. Appliances, tires, vehicles, microwaves, computers, and televisions are excluded and will not be picked up. For any questions call 601-267-8322
The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation has issued a silver alert for 60-year-old Ronnie J. Burns of Jackson, MS, in Hinds County. Mr. Burns is a black male who is five feet eleven inches tall, and weighs 180 pounds. He has black hair and brown eyes. He was last seen on Monday, July 26th at around 3:30pm in the 6000 block of Franklin D Roosevelt Drive in Hinds County, walking in an unknown... Read More.
2:00 a.m. – Leake County Deputies responded to a call about a one-vehicle accident on Star Road. The vehicle was reported to have struck a tree. No injuries were reported. 10:04 a.m. – Leake County Deputies were dispatched to a one-vehicle wreck on Highway 16 West near Yellow Creek. 10:44 a.m. – Carthage Police received a call about a disturbance at a residence on Old Canton Road. 11:22 a.m. – Leake County Deputies were contacted about property stolen from a residence on... Read More.