Diamond Dreams to kickoff season Tuesday night

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.

More Implosions Likely at Kemper Co. Coal Plant

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.

AUDIO: Mississippi State Fair Officials Have BIG Things In Store For You

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.

Philadelphia Elementary class moves to virtual learning

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.