“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.
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.
Wednesday, September 11 was the 18th anniversary of a day that has been burned into the memory of this nation. On September 11, 2001 the United States fell victim to vicious attacks in New York City, Washington, DC and Shanksville, Pennsylvania, in which thousands of innocent people died.
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.
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.
Rob “Bobcat” Robinson is continuing his mission of bringing people together to enjoy outdoor adventures and sharing the importance of being an organ donor.
The Webster Countian is the founder of Forever Outdoors, a non-profit organization designed to promote organ donation awareness and help people who can’t enjoy the outdoors.
Former Choctaw County High School standout Ja’Marcus Bradley had six catches for 93 yards for the University of Louisiana-Lafayette’s season-opening 38-28 loss to Mississippi State.
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 East Central Community College Warriors took to the road for the first time in the 2019 football season and pitched a shutout over the Southwest Bears in MACJC South Division football action last Thursday at John I. Hurst Football Stadium in Summit.
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.
The No. 9 Northwest Rangers took advantage of costly East Central Community College fumbles to earn a season-opening 26-13 win over the Warriors in non-division MACJC football action Thursday, Aug. 29, in Bailey Stadium in Decatur.
Tanner unopposed for election commissioner
Doris S. Tanner will be unopposed in a special election to fill a vacancy on the Webster County Election Commission.
Tanner was the only person to qualify by Friday’s deadline for District 3 election commissioner, according to Circuit Clerk Sherry Henderson.
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.
It was a successful opening week for the Louisville volleyball program against county competition beginning with a season-opening 3-1 victory over Noxapater. Aeriel Hoskins led the team with four aces on the night and Amaria Pruitt had six assists in the win.
Two Eupora brothers have qualified for the Drive, Chip and Putt regional finals.
Jackson and Cameron Knight of Eupora will participate in the regional finals in Arkansas on Oct. 5 with a chance to advance to the national finals at Augusta National at next year’s Masters Tournament.
The Choctaw County volleyball team dropped two matches last week against larger schools. The Lady Chargers were defeated by Starkville 25-9, 26-24 25-17 and by New Hope 25-17, 25-27, 25-9, 25-23.
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.