“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.
JACKSON, Miss. – Today State Auditor Shad White announced Special Agents from his office have arrested a nurse previously employed by the Mississippi Veterans Affairs Board at the State Veterans Home in Collins.
On Tuesday, August 13, at approximately 5:30 p.m., officers of the Louisville Police Dept. made a routine traffic stop which resulted in an arrest on drug charges. Officers observed a motorist, Latoya Porter, fail to stop at a stop sign at the intersection of Mill St. and N. Martin Luther King Dr.
Jackson, Miss. (April 30, 2019) – Mississippi-based coffee roaster Southern Coffee Services is expanding its operations in Lexington. The project is a $2-million corporate investment and will create 55 jobs.
This Friday, at First Baptist Church Family Life Center, Louisville, the Little Hearts Luncheon will be serving a feast of fabulous foods prepared and donated by many local churches. Some of the best cooks in the county will be baking and serving a variety of delectable dishes in order to raise funds for the Good News Clubs of Winston county a
The First Responders Dinner will be held Friday, March 1, 2019 at the Choctaw County Community Center. Doors open at 5:30pm; dinner at 6:30pm. This dinner is held to honor and thank all first responders in Choctaw County for their servitude and acts of selflessness for the county’s citizens.
East Webster football coach Ron Price has seen just about everything in his 16 years of coaching.
But Friday night’s 34-33 loss to Leflore County was one of the toughest of his coaching career.
The Friends of Dean Park, Inc. announces that it is honored to host a DAY OF FUN AND RECRUITMENT with Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP)/The National Caucus and Center on Black Aging (NCBA), Friday, July 26, 2019, 10:00 a.m. – 3 p.m. at Dean Park, 10647 HWY 15 South, Louisville, MS.
The filing deadline for the 2019 elections was Friday, March 1 at 5 p.m.
The primary election will be held on Tuesday, August 6, with runoff elections on Tuesday, August 27 and the general election on Tuesday, November 5.
Following is a complete list of Choctaw County candidates, as provided by Circuit Clerk Amy Burdine:
Louisville Fire Department responded to the report of a structure fire at 232 Northwood Drive in the early hours of Wednesday morning, June 12.
Fire Chief Johnnie Haynes stated that the called was toned out at around 4:50 a.m. The home was fully involved when LFD responders arrived on scene.
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 Mississippi Municipal League (MML) hosted the 11th Annual Youth Leadership Summit March 2 – 3, 2018, at Jackson State University in Jackson, Mississippi.
The City of Brandon sponsored a Welcome Reception Friday night, March 2, at the Brandon Municipal Complex.