“First and foremost, it is open,” said Louisville Mayor Will Hill as members of the Louisville Board of Aldermen, City Department heads and Winston County Chamber team cut a ribbon on Railroad Avenue which opened September 9 with an official opening and ribbon cutting on September 11.
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STARKVILLE, Miss.—For the fourth year in a row, Mississippi State is being recognized as a “Great College to Work For” by The Chronicle of Higher Education based on positive employee feedback.
JACKSON, MS – the Mississippi Department of Public Safety’s Driver Service Bureau (DSB) announces a new online appointment system called Wait Anywhere that is available as a pilot program in six driver service offices across the state: Nesbit, Tupelo, Jackson, Pearl, Hattiesburg and Gautier. The goal is to establish this new appointment system
MATHISTON — A local Boy Scout has begun a project that will help children at East Webster Elementary School have an outdoor location to learn.
DJ Carpenter is building an outdoor classroom at EWES for his Eagle Scout Service Project. The East Webster High School senior is a member of Boy Scout Troop 30.
Jackson, Miss. (Sept. 17, 2019) – Catfish processing company Superior Catfish is expanding its operations in Macon. The project is a $17-million corporate investment and will create 25 jobs.
STARKVILLE, Miss.—Fifty students were invited to interview this month for 20 class seats in Mississippi State University’s new Master of Physician Assistant Studies degree program while administrators and faculty prepare for the first PA students to enroll in January 2020.
Early Entry student pharmacist Brandon Ashmore wants to make a difference
OXFORD, Miss. – From the moment Brandon Ashmore's brother brought home study notes from his pharmacy classes at the University of Mississippi, Brandon, then 11 years old, knew that pharmacy was in his future.
The third annual State of Our Community Expo was held this past Thursday evening at the Choctaw Community Center, and according to the Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Donna McKay it was an opportunity for businesses, clubs and organizations to showcase Choctaw County.
The Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science (MSMS) has accepted 130 new junior students to study in Columbus, MS including Katy Queena Chen from Grace Christian School, daughter of Daisy Xie and Simon Chen.
Eupora Police Chief Gregg Hunter is warning local residents about a telephone scam involving Social Security numbers.
He said the Eupora Police Department has received several reports recently of unknown callers requesting a person’s Social Security number.
The 2019 Public Waters Alligator Hunting Season opens in Mississippi on Friday, August 30, at noon. The season will be open for 10 days and will close at noon on Monday, September 9.
Crossgates Baptist Church in Brandon, MS is now offering an adoption and foster care class on the first and third Wednesday's of each month beginning at 6:00pm in room 218.
At approximately 8 p.m., Thursday, August 22, two juveniles, ages 12 and 13, were seriously injured in a drive-by shooting at the intersection of Goss Rd and Minnie Miller Rd in the Highpoint Community. Both juveniles were airlifted to the University Medical Center in Jackson where they were in serious condition.
A toddler who was found unresponsive in a family swimming pool in Eupora last week later died, according to local authorities.
The apparent accidental drowning on West Gould Avenue was reported to the 911 Center at 5:43 p.m. Sept. 1. Webster County Coroner Steve Wells identified the victim as 3-year-old Harli Grace Young.
JACKSON, Miss. – Today Auditor Shad White announced Special Agents from his office have arrested former City of Philadelphia Court Clerk Karen Refre and former City Clerk of Okolona Rebecca Moore after both were indicted for embezzlement in separate cases.
Will Norton honored for contributions to professional groups, field of journalism
OXFORD, Miss. – Will Norton Jr., dean of the University of Mississippi School of Journalism and New Media, has been honored by the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication with its Presidential Award.
OXFORD – A Eupora man has been sentenced to nearly six years in federal prison for his
illegal possession and discharge of a weapon on the campus of Eupora High School in March of
2018. Nathaniel Cole Breazeale, 20, was sentenced Monday afternoon by Chief U.S. District
The Louisville Rotary Club speaker for July 17 was Officer Sean Holdiness, the newly appointed Chief of Police in Louisville. He gave a very interesting program on service. Holdiness spoke on military service, law enforcement service, service in the church and ways each person can use their talents to serve a community and others.
Investigators from the State Auditor’s office participated in a joint operation that led to the arrest of the Sheriff of Webster County. State Auditor Shad White issued the following quote:
The City of Louisville will be implementing an “All Way” Stop at the intersection of North Columbus Avenue and West College Street, adjacent to Fair Elementary School, Louisville Elementary School, and the newly constructed Louisville Community Safe Room.
A man was killed in a motorcycle crash about 8:42 P.M on Saturday, October 14.
The Mississippi Highway Patrol responded to the motorcycle crash on MS 25 near Marshall Dawkins Rd in Winston County.
The Jeff Roberts era at Choctaw County got off to a good start when the Chargers outscored Pontotoc 17-14 in a preseason scrimmage. The actual season begins Friday when Choctaw County hosts Independence.
The Grace Christian volleyball team won two matches and lost one last week, with straight set victories over Louisville and North River Christian Academy of Alabama and a five set loss to Heritage Academy.
After dropping five consecutive volleyball matches, the Louisville Lady Wildcats got a much-needed win last Tuesday when they hosted Columbus. LHS knocked off the Lady Falcons 3-0 in the quick match to move to 2-6 on the young season.
Change is coming to the Mississippi High School Activities Association basketball playoffs – again.
The Newly released 60-man 2019 football roster for East Central Community College features a pair of Winston Countians. Those are sophomore wide receiver Depodray Coleman of Noxapater and freshman quarterback Deonte Yarbrough of Louisville.
The Lady Eagles of Eupora played three games last week as they beat Winona 16-1 on Thursday. Eupora hosted Cleveland Central and South Pontotoc on Saturday, falling 5-3 and 9-3 respectively.
The Lady Eagles hammered Winona 16-1 on Thursday in three innings.
French Camp Academy football coach Nathan Wright figured out pretty quickly that he was going to like Seth Box.
Wright got Box as a seventh grader and knew he had a good lineman in the local kid.
There was no sugarcoating last week’s season-opening loss to Noxubee County for head coach Tyrone Shorter.
For the second straight week, East Webster’s opponent took the opening kickoff and drove down for a touchdown.
For the second straight week, the Wolverines overcame that slow start and fought back to take a win. Friday night in came in the form of a 23-12 victory over Shaw, improving the Wolverines to 2-0 on the season.