The Neshoba County Extension Office is hosting the Youth Walk-a-Weigh summer program.The program is open to youth ages 8-18 and begins on Tuesday, May 30th at Northside Park then will meet every Monday June 6 - July 17 from 9 a.m. - 10 a.m.Register... Read More.
On April 24, Gov. Tate Reeves signed Senate Bill 2359 that creates the Mississippi Main Street Revitalization Grant program. This program will provide funds for downtown revitalization projects in Mississippi's designated Main Street communities.
The MSU Leake County Extension Office now hosts a program called Leadership Leake every 1st and 3rd Monday from 3:30 pm - 5 pm at the extension office.The program is geared toward youth ages 14-18 who want to develop leadership skills, career exploration, and... Read More.
The Carthage American Legion Post 168 presented a Veterans Day program today on the south end of the court square at the Veterans' Memorial area.Commander, Jimmy "Jimbo" Sessums lead the program. Mike Hollis was the guest speaker, and Rebecca Williamson sang the National Anthem.The... Read More.
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.
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.
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.
The medical marijuana page on the State Department of Health website was busy Wednesday as the on-line registration process got underway. It got between 100 and 200 visits per hour but by mid-afternoon only 18 applications had been submitted, none from patients hoping to... Read More.
The Mississippi Main Street Association (MMSA) has received legislative funding for the Main Street Community Revitalization Grant program that will directly benefit the 48 Designated Main Street Communities in Mississippi.The Main Street Community Revitalization Grant program will provide $5 million in funds for eligible... Read More.
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 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.
The sign on the side of the road down Highway 35 says workers ahead meaning the joint state-county inmate program is alive and well again in Leake County. The program assigns qualified and classified inmates to work projects such as litter pick up in... Read More.