Category: News

New home starts boost 2015 forest products value

By Susan Collins-Smith
MSU Extension Service

STARKVILLE, Miss. — An uptick in new home construction lifted the 2015 year-end value of Mississippi’s timber harvest.

James Henderson, associate forestry professor with the Mississippi State University Extension Service, said preliminary figures indicate … Read more

ICC releases honors lists for 2015 fall semester

Officials at Itawamba Community College have released the honors list for the 2015 fall semester.

Named to the president’s list, which includes those students with a 3.8-4.0 grade point average were… Read more

Holmes football standouts sign scholarships

From school reports

GOODMAN — Four members of the Holmes Community College Bulldog football team inked with four-year universities last week.… Read more

Healthy Holiday Substitutions for healthier meals

MSU Extension

During the holiday season, eating healthy can seem downright impossible. Between shopping for the holidays, family and work responsibilities and sometimes not enough sleep, temptation to indulge in your favorite holiday foods can be hard to resist. This … Read more

ECCC to pffer Certified Nurse Aide Course in Philadelphia

The East Central Community College Workforce Development Center is offering a Certified Nurse Aide (CNA) course at the Philadelphia/Neshoba County Career-Technical Center in January and February.… Read more

Police in Louisville warn public against illegal fireworks

Police in Louisville will be conducting extra patrols in the time period surrounding the Christmas and New Years and are encouraging residents from creating a fireworks show.

“The Christmas and New Year holidays are upon us,” said Chief Claiborne of … Read more

The secrets of Orion revealed January 8

From press reports

Rainwater Observatory in French Camp, Mississippi will be offering a free program for this winter season called “The Secrets of Orion!”. This presentation will be presented on Friday, January 8, 2016, starting at 7:00 p.m. by Edwin … Read more

Jail Docket – 12/30/2015

12/22/2015
Jernigan, Deneka, 11/03/1995, B/F, W-9 Moore, WSO, Domestic Violence (Simple), Disorderly Conduct.

12/23/2015
Cotton, Danny, 03/23/1960, I/M, W-17. S. McMillian, WSO, COC Warrant.… Read more

Calendar of Events – 12/30/2015

New Dean Park Hours
The Dean Park Commissioners have set new hours for opening and closing of the park with the change of seasons.  The park will now be open from 7:30 AM until 6:30 PM, effective as of November … Read more

Easy January suppers: From Brock

Easy suppers should be speedy but pleasurable to the palate—or your kids won’t touch them! The ones I have provided for you—your kids will flip over! And they will beg you for more! The first is a cheeseburger supper that … Read more