U.S. Senators Roger Wicker, R-Miss., and Cindy Hyde-Smith, R-Miss., and Congressmen Bennie Thompson, D-Miss., and Michael Guest, R-Miss., Monday announced a $3.75 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education to support the Mississippi Public School Consortium for Educational Access. The Consortium, comprised of 12 school districts in rural, high-poverty communities, provides high school students with access to advanced science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) courses. “This funding will give more Mississippi students access to the advanced coursework they need to... Read More.
The Neshoba County Library is getting the Kitchen prepped for a new Library cooking demo. Library Gourmet will be featuring "Snacks and Stacked Tracks" – Thursday, September 26 at 5:30 pm. This program asks vinyl enthusiasts to bring their favorite LP in and we'll play a few tracks, cook some music-themed snacks, and enjoy an extended-hours night of great music and fun. Even if you don't own any LPs, there'll be plenty to listen to and... Read More.
The annual Neshoba County Wildlife Jamboree will be held on Tuesday, September 24, 4:30 – 8:00 p.m., at the Neshoba County Coliseum. There will be activities for the entire family, exhibits, gun raffles, and the wildlife tasting buffet. The Mississippi State University Extension Service, the Mississippi Wildlife & Fisheries Department, Farm Service Agency, Neshoba Soil and Water Conservation. Stew and chili are served beginning at 5, with door prizes and nearly 30 vendors with handcrafted and unique items for sale. You get all... Read More.
The Mississippi Department of Education released the latest performance accountability results for school districts this week. "It’s the first time that the district has ever had B rating back-to-back without a waiver from the MDE (Mississippi Department Education). That's something we are excited about and we also grew 8 more points to 641. We're always looking to grow, looking to improve, getting better every day, and this is proof that we're doing that," says NCSD Superintendent Dr. Lundy Brantley. The elementary... Read More.
The Under Armour All-American Football Game is one of the most elite events for a high school football player to be invited to. Every year, the top 100 high school football players in the nation are selected by a committee to compete in the annual event held every January in Florida. NFL players like Julio Jones, Michael Thomas and A.J. Green were all selected as Under Armour All-Americans when they were in high school. Lideatrick "Tulu" Griffin is one of the... Read More.
Local area high school football games for September 20: Attala County: Kosciusko at Choctaw County West Tallahatchie at Ethel Loyd Star at McAdams Choctaw County: French Camp at Tupelo Christian Prep Holmes County: Indianola Academy at Central Holmes Memphis at Holmes County Central Leake County: Starkville Academy at Leake Academy (Listen Live on Kicks 96.7) Lumberton at Leake County Velma Jackson at Leake Central Neshoba County: Neshoba Central at West Lauderdale MRA at Philadelphia Newton County at Union Choctaw Central at Lake Scott... Read More.
The East Central Community College Wildcats played host to the Pearl River Community College Wildcats tonight in Decatur and came away with a 35-0 shutout. The Warriors scored three touchdowns in the opening quarter and were up 21-0 at halftime. In the second half, the Warriors would add one touchdown in the third quarter and another in the final quarter for the final score of 35-0. Next week the Warriors will travel to East Mississippi Community College for a... Read More.