We wrap things up on the Wheel In Grocery Countdown to Kickoff this week with Neil Price, “Voice of the Mississippi State Bulldogs” for football and men’s basketball.Price was named the new Voice of the Bulldogs in June 2017. Prior to his time with Mississippi State, he served as play-by-play commentator for the University of Kentucky baseball and women’s basketball teams.Breck Riley speaks with Price about highlights of his first year living in Mississippi and how he is preparing... Read More.
Another suspect in a Newton murder has been found guilty in the case.That gang-related murder happened March 17, 2017 at a house on Tillman Street. Jamarcus Townsend, 21, was found shot to death. Newton Police Chief Harvey Curry says Jordan Myers was found guilty in court, after requesting a change in venue to Neshoba County.Myers was one of the nine suspects charged in the case. Chief Curry says his sentencing will be determined in August.
Numerous East Central Community College career and technical students took top honors in the Mississippi SkillsUSA competition held recently in Jackson. Those receiving first place honors will represent Mississippi and compete at the National Skills and Leadership Conference in Louisville, Ky., in June.First place honorees and their respective hometowns include Jonathan Collins of Forest, carpentry; Emily Nelson, early childhood education, Jacob Robertson, extemporaneous speaking, and Courtney Tillman, prepared speech, all of Decatur; Elaina Boyle of Philadelphia, cosmetology; and Jodi... Read More.
The 17th Annual Warrior Golf Classic fundraiser has been set for Friday, May 1, 2018. The Four-Person Scramble will be held at the Dancing Rabbit Golf Club. to register your team, isit www.eccc.edu/estore or call David LeBlanc at 601.635.6327 for more information. Team sponsorship packages are available and prizes will be awarded in different categories.
One person was killed in a wreck in Neshoba County Monday morning.It happened on County Road 729, also known as 491, off Highway 16 east. Philadelphia Fire Chief Dale Yates says 57-year-old Shelia McGowan was driving alone when she went off the road and hit a tree. McGowan was unfortunately not wearing a seat belt and was partially ejected. She died from severe head trauma.Officials don't know what caused McGowan to run off the road.
Monday marked a big day for local boy scouts.“It is very fun but sometimes honestly it makes me a little nervous because you are meeting new people,” explained Benjamin Sills a Boy Scout with Troop 40. “Yet I enjoy it because it supports you throughout your years in scouting.”The Choctaw Area Council of Boy Scouts of America kicked off its annual popcorn sale.“It gives them the chance to be thrifty which a part of the Boy Scout law is,... Read More.
Adams Christian 49, Wilkinson County Christian Academy 8Baldwyn 33, Nettleton 22Bay Springs 8, West Jones 7Biggersville 14, TCPS 7Bogue Chitto 10, Mount Olive 8Brookhaven 55, McComb 22Brookhaven Aca. 28, Sylva-Bay Aca. 25Calhoun Aca. 40, Sharkey-Issaquena Aca. 36Calhoun City 54, West Bolivar 12Callaway 20, Hazlehurst 18Canton 34, Leake Central 30Canton Aca. 45, Trinity Episcopal 14Cathedral 49, Amite School 14Central Hinds Aca. 42, Glenbrook, La. 8Central Holmes 51, Benton Academy 28Central Private, La. 41, Porter's Chapel Aca. 0Centreville Aca. 38, Ben's... Read More.