A new plan to reimburse Mississippi hospitals for treating Medicaid patients would pump hundreds of thousands of extra dollars into local medical facilities-- and would mean millions more for some hospitals. Figures that Governor Reeves' office has released show that Baptist Medical Center-Attala would... Read More.
Monday 3/20/23 12:39 p.m. - Carthage Police were sent to Westbrook Square Apartments on Hwy 16 W for a domestic disturbance.1:19 p.m. - Carthage Police were sent to a business on Hwy 35 for an armed robbery in progress but it was discovered the business... Read More.
Employment in Mississippi decreased during the first months of the coronavirus pandemic in 2020.But, an expert says personal income in the state increased during that time because of federal payments that were intended to head off a steep decline in the national economy.State economist... Read More.
Rent and utility money is still available. Approximately $25 million can be allocated to Mississippians through September 30th, according to state officials. These resources are part of the Rental Assistance for Mississippi Program, also known as RAMP.... Read More.
Another Day, another Scam, and this time it has to do with puppy dogs. There were recent reports in our area of people listing puppies for sale on Craig’s List, requesting the money in advance, and then giving a local home address as the... Read More.
New Economic Injury Disaster Loans are available. According to the SBA website, small businesses, small agriculture cooperatives and many private non profit organizations throughout areas of the state including Attala, Leake, Neshoba, and Winston counties are eligible. Qualifications will be based on those... Read More.
Mississippi is receiving millions of federal dollars to pay for transportation needs after natural disasters.The U.S. Department of Transportation announced emergency funding for projects around the nation.Mississippi's share is more than $16 million. More than $10 million of that is to repair damage caused... Read More.
(Choctaw, MS) Pearl River Resort has once again participated in the annual Restock the Shelves event. This charity event involves poker venues across North America. “Every year for a couple of months, we take canned food donations and donate everything to the local Methodist mission... Read More.
Ruthie M. of Philadelphia won $2,000 off a winning Easy Money scratch-off game purchased at Nance’s Northside Shortstop in Philadelphia.Mississippi started selling scratch-off lottery tickets in 2019.January 30, 2020, Powerball and Mega Millions tickets go on sale.
A former member of the Tribal Council for the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians and his wife have been arraigned on a Superseding Indictment for theft/embezzlement, wire fraud, money laundering conspiracy, and false statements to a bank, in separate schemes to defraud the Tribal... Read More.