Louisville Community Safe Room opens for severe weather threat

The new Louisville Community Safe Room opened its doors for the first time Saturday when a tornado warning was issued for parts of Winston County. About 125 people sought shelter at the safe room, including Fair Elementary School Principal LeAnn Boswell."I definitely felt safe. When I was at home, I looked out my back and I saw the actual tornado in the sky so I got my mom and headed this way and said we would come to the... Read More.

Mississippi Songwriter of the Year, Derek Norsworthy inks management deal with Frasco Entertainment

Boswell Media's Mississippi Songwriter of the Year, Derek Norsworthy has signed a management agreement with Frascogna Entertainment, a firm internationally recognized in representing artists such as 21 Pilots, R.LUM.R., James Brown, The Williams Brothers and Mississippi’s own 3 Doors Down.Norsworthy’s diligent work ethic in music caught the attention of firm founder X.M. Frascogna in 2016, leading to a string of independent deals, partnerships and Norsworthy writing the official fight song for a three time national champion JUCO football team... Read More.

Mississippi governor signs $1,500 pay raise for teachers

(AP) — Mississippi Republican Gov. Phil Bryant signed a bill Tuesday to give teachers and assistant teachers a $1,500 pay raise during the year that begins July 1.Bryant's Twitter account posted a photo of him signing Senate Bill 2770 nearly three weeks after legislators agreed on the plan."Good teachers can change the trajectory of a student's life forever," the governor's account tweeted.The Mississippi Department of Education says that before the raises, teachers in the state received an average... Read More.

New Trial Dates Set for Three Indicted for Theft and Wire Fraud Against MBCI

Continuances have been granted for three tribal members accused of embezzlement and wire fraud. Official documents form the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Jackson show that the trial dates for all three defendants: Anderson, Bell, and Edwards have been pushed over the next few months.According to the US District Attorney’s Office in Jackson, Rodrick Bell will have a May 16, 2019 trail date, Kevin Edwards will have a trail date of June 17, 2019 and Randy Anderson’s trial date has... Read More.

MS Songwriter of the Year 2019 applications available now (video)

Applications for the Boswell Media Mississippi Songwriter of the year 2019 are available now on Breezynews.com and Kicks96news.com.This year’s event is set for Saturday, June 29 at Jason's Southern Table in downtown Kosciusko.The top 15 finalists will perform their chosen song that night for a chance to win a weekend in Muscle Shoals, AL.The winning song will be professionally recorded and produced at Wishbone Studio and then played on air across the Boswell Media family of stations.The 2019... Read More.

EC Warriors Sweep Doubleheader with Hinds Community College

The East Central Community College Warriors were back home at the Clark/Gay Baseball Complex in Decatur today hosting the Hinds Community College Bulldogs in an MACJC South Division doubleheader. The Warriors entered today's games 17-15 overall while the Bulldogs of Hinds entered 22-8 overall. The Warriors soundly defeated Hinds in game one by a 13-3 victory in only 5 innings with the game called due to the 10 run rule in 5 innings.In game two, the pace of... Read More.

drugs, DUI and other arrests in Attala/Leake County

 Juan C Flores-Meza, 21, 808 Pine Street, Carthage, public drunk, possession of methamphetamine, hold for ICE, Carthage PDApril J McGee, 35, 1011 Glenwood Street, Jackson, possession of marijuana, Carthage PDWendell F Pullum, 73, 2067 Attala Road 3034, Kosciusko, felony driving under the... Read More.

DUI, assault and other arrests in Neshoba County

Richard Townsend, 42, Canal Scrap, Philadelphia, child supportMaurice Boler, 25, 600 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, simple assaultKevin Hopkins, 52, 2671 Thomas Lang Road, Dekalb, possession of controlled substance, shopliftingPaul Smith, 56, 10541 Road 610, Philadelphia, driving under the influence (DUI) 1st... Read More.