A very special league for very special athletes, Diamond Dreams fall Baseball/Softball League for special needs children is gearing up for another season. The first game of the season is scheduled for tonight (Oct. 19) at Northside Park. Diamond Dreams gives special needs kids the opportunity to experience a part of life that other kids do every day: being part of a sports team. The league was started by Michelle Maxey in 2011, that's when a number of parents approached her saying... Read More.
KEMPER COUNTY, Miss.--You might've heard the noise about 7:45 Saturday morning. The implosion of part of the steel structure at the Kemper County coal plant, also known as Plant Ratcliffe, could be heard as far away as the Neshoba Co. Fairgrounds. The plant manager says more implosions are likely. The implosions are local and not likely to affect anyone outside of the plant area, except for the noise. “The process of removing equipment will go on for some time now. This... Read More.
BMO in the MO'rning - I had the chance to attend last nights Media Night for this year's Mississippi State Fair. Plus I had the chance to tour the fairgrounds, see first hand some of what's in store for fair goers this year and speak to Mississippi State Ag Commissioner Andy Gipson as well as the Director of the Fairgrounds Michael Lasseter. I mentioned to Ag Commissioner Andy Gipson that he... Read More.
Dakota Killingsworth, the new Director of the Main Street Chamber of Leake County has issued a friendly challenge to radio personality Brian "B-MO" Montgomery as the Main Street Chamber prepares for the 49th Annual Octoberfest scheduled for this weekend. The challenge coming for B-MO and his wife to take on... Read More.
A class at Philadelphia Elementary School is moving to distance learning due to rising cases of COVID-19 in the classroom. The school made the announcement in a press release on Monday. "Our staff and parents are working with the schools to keep us informed of positive test results, which allows us to make decisions for the health and safety of everyone," said Superintendent Lisa Hull.
B-MO in the MO'rning - I'm back and ready to roll this morning! Big shout out to Dr. Samuel and the good folks at Premiere Medical Group in Kosciusko for their quick response and much needed sense of humor! After a couple of shots, some prescriptions and some bed rest the severe bronchus isn't as... Read More.