Today State Health Officer Thomas Dobbs MD, MPH, issued a statewide order for the Isolation of Individuals Diagnosed with COVID-19 effective immediately. The Order – issued to everyone living in Mississippi – stipulates that anyone diagnosed with COVID-19 must immediately isolate at home. Dobbs explains, “We have a lot of COVID activity throughout the state right now, so it is absolutely critical that anyone infected with COVID-19, and not hospitalized, must remain in the home or other appropriate residential location for... Read More.
The lobby of the Tax Assessor/Collectors office is still closed. According to Leake County Administrator Corey Wooten, "the lobby will be closed for the remainder of this week. The office is currently drive thru only. Any address changes need to be done through the drive thru at the Tax Office. Patrons can pick up the forms, fill them out and bring them back, either through the drive thru, or leave them in the drop box." The decision to close the... Read More.
The Joe Wilcher blood drive and fundraiser continues today. The event will be at East Main Market in Carthage, Mississippi from 10:30-2:30. Tee-Shirts will also be available. Joe Wilcher was in a serious burn accident last week and is still in early stages of recovery. Any support will be greatly appreciated. Location- East Main Market, 514 East Main Street, Carthage
The Carthage City Hall lobby remains closed. According to City Clerk Penny Spears, "the drop box is open for bill payments or documents and the staff is available by phone to answer questions or help with city matters." The City Hall phone number is 601-267-8322 The City Hall lobby remains closed due to the recent increase of Covid-19 cases in the community.
Those interested in the many educational opportunities offered through East Central Community College’s Adult Education Program are invited to a “Meet the Teacher” Open House scheduled for this Wednesday, Aug. 5, on the campus in Decatur. The informational event will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Room 213 of Rives Hall, which is located on the South campus behind Ethridge Hall just off Broad Street. For social distancing best practices, prospective students are asked to schedule 15-minute individual... Read More.
Even though there’s no Neshoba County Fair, the concerts are still happening on Kicks 96.7. Last night, country music newcomer Riley Greeb took the virtual stage for the No Fair Fair Deal Concert Series brought to you by the good guys at Griffis Motors. Also, 2018 Boswell Media Mississippi Songwriter of the Year Derek Norsworthy opened the night with a few of his original songs. Listen to the complete concert below.
Mercy Reigns ribbon cutting is today. The resale shop is celebrating the grand opening of their new location at 516 Highway 16 East in Carthage. There will be hotdogs, cake, door prizes and more, including all of their resale merchandise. They are open for business throughout the day. The ribbon cutting is at 10:30 a.m. Mercy Reigns Resale Shop - 516 Highway 16 E Carthage
Mayor's Youth Council applications are being accepted again. According to the Carthage Mayor's office applications are being received for grades 9-12 only. Members are chosen through an interview process. A selection committee reviews applications, and some students are chosen for personal interviews." Interviews are conducted virtually or by telephone. All students who submit applications are informed of status by email. For more information or an application contact - [email protected] or [email protected]