The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services awarded Baptist Memorial Hospital-Leake five stars for quality, the agency’s highest distinction.“Providing quality care to our patients is of utmost importance to our physicians and health care professionals,” said Daryl Weaver, administrator and chief executive officer of... Read More.
The inaugural Keath Killebrew Memorial Rodeo, presented by the Killebrew Ag Foundation to benefit scholarships for aspiring young farmers, will be held July 28-29 at the Mississippi Coliseum in Jackson.The Keath Killebrew Memorial Rodeo will feature rodeo favorites like bull riding, bareback bronc, saddle... Read More.
Geyser Falls Water Theme Park will open for the summer season on Memorial Day weekend, Saturday, May 28th. This year marks the 20th anniversary of the water park, which spans 15 acres and features a... Read More.
The MSU Leake County Extension Office will host the Gilbert Barham Memorial Fishing Rodeo on Saturday, May 21st at the McMillan Park Lake in Carthage.The rodeo is free and open to all youths ages 15 and under. Prizes will be given in different age categories.Registration... Read More.
A Memorial Day Service has been confirmed for today in Leake County. The Legions and members of the community have organized the event. The Square in Leake County is the confirmed location. The program will begin at 11:00am. We honor and recognize all those... Read More.
Folks gathered in Philadelphia Thursday to honor a veteran whose memory has lived on nearly 80 years after his deathA special ceremony unveiled the stretch of Highway 16 East will forever be known as Carson W. Bounds Memorial Highway."Senate bill 2900 of 2019 Mississippi... Read More.
Several areas of Philadelphia were devastated when two tornadoes blew through town five months ago, including the veteran's memorial monument at Dewitt-Deweese Park, outside the Neshoba County-Philadelphia Public Library. After a local veteran brought it to the city's attention, reconstruction plans for the monument... Read More.
A community meeting will be held on Tuesday, September 10 at the Depot in Philadelphia. The meeting will discuss The Fallen Veterans Memorial, located at DeWeese Park, that was destroyed by an EF-1 tornado on April 18, 2019. The community is invited, along with... Read More.