Neshoba Meth Trafficker Gets 21+ Years in Prison

FROM THE U-S ATTORNEY'S OFFICE IN JACKSON:  A Canton man was sentenced to 260 months in federal prison for conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute methamphetamine, announced U.S. Attorney Darren LaMarca and Special Agent in Charge Brad L. Byerley of the Drug Enforcement... Read More.

First West Nile Death in MS in Five Years

For the first time since 2017, someone from Mississippi has died of West Nile virus.   The State Health Department is reporting a death in Panola County.  Only five other cases of the mosquito-transmitted disease have... Read More.

In 10 Years, Mississippi Has Gotten 5 Per Cent Fatter

(Photo: CDC)Mississippi may still have the highest rate of obesity—but some states are getting fatter, faster.   An analysis of county health rankings by the strength training website shows that Mississippi’s obesity rate has climbed from 36 per cent to 41 per cent in... Read More.

5 ECCC Board Members Recognized for Years of Service

Five members of the East Central Community College Board of Trustees representing a combined 115 years of dedicated service were recognized at the August meeting of the Board. ECCC President Dr. Brent Gregory presented the trustees with plaques from the Mississippi Association of Community... Read More.