Rental Assistance Program Ending in Mississippi

A federal program that was originally aimed at helping people who lost their jobs during the COVID pandemic to keep a roof over their heads and their utilities from being shut off is in its final days in Mississippi.   Governor Reeves says the state... Read More.

Safe Room Program Could Be Expanded Statewide

Federal assistance money that's left over from a flood and tornado disaster three years ago will now be used to reimburse homeowners in the Delta and northeast Mississippi for the construction of safe rooms to offer protection against future storms.  And while initially the... Read More.

Martin Completes Senate Page Program

U.S. Senator Roger Wicker, R-Miss., today congratulated Ty Martin of Neshoba County for his completion of the U.S. Senate Page Program in Washington. “The Senate Page Program is an excellent opportunity for civic-minded students to learn about the legislative process firsthand, and I... Read More.

Adoption Program Gets Funding Boost

A program aimed at finding permanent homes for children in foster care is being expanded in Mississippi.  The Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption is giving the Department of Child Protection Services $1.7 million to pay for ten professionals whose fulltime job is arranging adoptions. ... Read More.

Children’s Container Garden Program Today

Children’s Container Garden Program is today. The event is a collaboration between Walnut Grove Public Library, Griffin Gardens and Mississippi Growers. Lori Griffin will teach how to plant flower bulbs and the plantings will be monitored throughout the season at the library. All... Read More.