JACKSON- Mississippi Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (MDWFP) Conservation Officers have concluded the 2019 Operation Dry Water Weekend.


The enforcement period began Thursday, July 4 and concluded Sunday, July 7 at midnight.

Throughout this period, MS Conservation Officers issued:

386 total citations 

35 of these were alcohol and drug related

11 Boating under the Influence (BUI) citations

$12,500 Reward Still Being Offered For Information Leading To Arrest Of Escaped Inmates


Jackson – As the search continues for escaped inmates Jonathan Blankenship and Christopher Benson High, law enforcement officials are asking the public to monitor updates and to assist agencies with providing any information that could lead to the capture of the subjects.

Mississippi Man Serves in Elite Flight Nurse Squadron


July 3, 2019 (Jackson, Miss.) - At any moment, Belhaven University alum Alex Harvey could get an urgent call that has life or death consequences. He is part of an elite unit of flight nurses with the Air National Guard. In fact, there is only one Air National Guard flight nurse squadron in the state of Mississippi and only nine in the country.

Recongized Webster 070319


Sixteen students were awarded a vocational certificate from East Mississippi Community College’s Cosmetology program during a June 20 graduation ceremony on the college’s Golden Triangle campus and are now qualified to take the Mississippi State Board of Cosmetology certification exam.

Passing the gavel


Outgoing President Michael Kolb, left, was honored June 25 with a plaque of appreciation for his year of service leading the Eupora Rotary Club. He is passing the gavel to then-incoming President Josh Whitlock, who began his term of office July 1. The club meets Tuesdays at noon at NMMC-Eupora.