Azar’s “One Mississippi” to become new state song

Steve Azar's tribute song to the Magnolia State will officially become the state's new song.Gov. Tate Reeves, recently signed a bill to replace “Go, Mississippi” with Azar's “One Mississippi.”“Go, Mississippi" has been the state song since 1962.“One Mississippi” was written after former Governor Phil... Read More.

Hosemann Wants State Gas Tax Suspended

A small part of what we’re paying for gas is the state fuel tax of 18.4 cents per gallon.  And Lt. Governor Delbert Hosemann says that’s a tax we could do without—for six months.   He’s proposing suspending the tax as Mississippi and the rest... Read More.

State Health Officer To Resign

State Health Officer Dr. Thomas Dobbs-- who's been the public face of Mississippi's battle against COVID-19--  announced Tuesday that he plans to step down later this year.Here's his statement:“I feel like the time is right for me to return to the clinical side of... Read More.

Leake Academy Rebelette named to Pre-Season All State team

A Leake Academy Rebelette has garnered pre-season honors.Junior Miriam Prince has been been named to the 2021-2022 All MAIS Pre-Season Basketball Team.Prince helped lead the Rebelettes to a 39-2 record and District, North State, State, and Overall Tournament championships in the 2020 - 2021... Read More.

Mississippi Shelter in Place Restrictions and Guidelines

Mississippi Shelter in Place Guidelines to be implemented Friday, April 3rd at 5pm as follows:1)Individuals are to stay at home except for the limited allowances in the executive order. 2)When outside of their homes, people must follow social distancing guidelines by maintaining a 6-foot distance... Read More.