Category: News

Presley prepares public as peak tornado season approaches

From press reports With the peak of tornado season now upon us, Northern District Public Service Commissioner Brandon Presley wants citizens to be aware of a few helpful tips regarding utility service before and after disaster strikes. Before the Storm…

2017 Midsouth Stargaze and Astronomy Conference

Submitted by Edwin Faughn Rainwater Observatory   Rainwater Observatory is gearing up for its annual Midsouth Stargaze and Astronomy Conference coming up April 26-29, 2017! This event attracts amateur and professional astronomers from around the country. It is held under…

Annual Fishing Derby set for April 22 at Noxubee Refuge

Press reports Sam D. Hamilton Noxubee National Wildlife Refuge annual youth fishing derby will be on April 22nd  this year from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. with registration opening at 7:30 a.m.   The Derby is sponsored by the U.S. Fish…

ECCC to host annual Art Exhibit

The East Central Community College Art Department will host its 2017 Student Art Exhibition beginning Monday, April 17, through Friday, April 28, in the lobby of the Vickers Fine Arts Center Auditorium. A reception will be held from 2:30 to…

Pilot Club Safety Town event set for April 29

Submitted Spring is here, and if there’s one thing we can count on, it is that spring gets us motivated and moving.  Groups and organizations begin a fresh round of activities and events, and the Pilot Club’s annual public service…

Biewer Lumber opens for Business in Newton

In a ceremony signifying Biewer Lumber’s commitment to doing business in Mississippi and the people of Newton County, the company officially opened its $85 million state-of-the-art sawmill alongside Gov. Phil Bryant and local officials. “Biewer Lumber’s opening is an exciting…

Freedom Fund banquet set

The Winston County Branch of the NAACP will host its 37th Annual Freedom Fund Banquet on Saturday, April 22, 2017, at 7:00 p.m.  The banquet will be held at Lake Tiak O’Khata, Pine Ridge Lodge, Louisville, MS. The theme for…

Roeland earns the Teacher of the Year for the 3rd Congressional District

Marsha Roeland received the Teacher of the Year for the 3rd Congressional District for the State of Mississippi on April 7. The 2017 Mississippi Department of Education awards were announced April 7 at the Jackson Convention Complex. According to MDE,…

Side Effects 101

Health TidBits by Dr. Dustin Gentry “Don’t make any sudden moves and step away from the package insert.” That’s what a lot of doctors think in the back of their minds. I’ll have to admit that I have had the…

ICC schedules small ensemble concert, April 20

Itawamba Community College will present a small ensemble concert at 6:30 p.m., Apr. 20, at the W.O. Benjamin Fine Arts Center auditorium on the Fulton Campus. The concert will feature the steel band, saxophone quartet and brass ensemble. Members of…