The Carthage Rotary Pancake Supper is tonight. This year's annual event will be from 4pm-7pm at McMillan Park Community House. Plates are $5 each and include pancakes and bacon. Service will be to-go or dine in. See any Rotary member for tickets or call Robin Burgess at 601-562-1324.
The Covid-19 vaccine will once again be available today in Carthage. Offered as part of a drive-thru service provided by G.A. Carmichael Family Health Center, testing for Covid-19, HIV, blood glucose, and blood pressure rates will also be available. Appointments are not mandatory. Bring insurance cards if possible. Regardless, no one will be turned away. The event will be at McMillan Park between 10am-2pm. For more information call 601-859-5213
ECCC to offer limited on-campus housing this summer for the June and July terms. East Central Community College in Decatur will offer limited on-campus housing for those students attending one of the summer academic terms. Those interested in on-campus housing while attending summer classes should contact Dr. Amanda Walton, director of housing and student activities, at [email protected] or 601-635-6213, or go by the Housing Office in the Smith Student Union Building on the Decatur campus. ECCC is offering four summer terms, including a... Read More.
A complete power outage was reported in Walnut Grove last Thursday morning. Mississippi Power said a tree fell across the transmission line south of the Grove breaking two lines. Mayor Brian Gomillion confirmed that the power outage went on for several hours partly because Walnut Grove lies at the end of one of Mississippi Power's northern most transmission lines. Gomillion said that the new Solar Farm with Battery Backup that is being... Read More.
1,561,626 vaccines have been administered in Mississippi with 1,866,075 distributed. 9638 people have been vaccinated from Attala, 9705 people from Leake, 9818 from Neshoba, and 9046 from Winston county. Vaccines have now been distributed in multiple venues around the state. Governor Reeves announced vaccination eligibility has now expanded to ages 16 and over. Vaccines will be distributed in multiple locations in our region this week including the Neshoba Coliseum.
The Philadelphia Police Department has released an announcement regarding weekend arrests and violations. See Philadelphia Police Department weekend reports below. *3-DUIs *2-Possessions of Controlled Substance *2-Possessions of Paraphernalia *2-Recovered Stolen Firearms *1-Simple Possession of Marijuana in a Motor Vehicle *1-Warrant Served (Contempt FTA on False Informtion) *3-Suspended Drivers Licenses *5-No Proof of Insurance *2-Expired Tags *17-Speeding *14-No Drivers Licenses *6-Child Restraints *6-Seat Belt Violations *1-Disregard of... Read More.