City of Louisville receives tree donation

The City of Tupelo donated 25-30 large trees for the purpose of tornado recovery. The Tupelo Mayor Jason Shelton and other Tupelo city staff presented the trees at the Memorial Park cemetery on Highway 397, on  February 8, 2017. The…

Manhunt ends as suspect turns self in

From staff and press reports   The man sought in connection with the murder of Angela D. Collier, 39, turned himself in Sunday. Homicide suspect Kevin Ladexter Carter a 43-year-old black male surrendered to a Leake County deputy Sunday, Feb.…

PTHA Regional Award won by local Youth

Article Written by: Molly C Nicodemus, PhD The Culwell family is no stranger to horse showing, but this past year was especially fruitful for oldest son Julius Culwell. Julius is a member of the Pinto Horse Association of America (PtHA)…

Jail Docket

February 3 through February 10 Christopher Chapman, WM, 11/18/1983, Phyllis Jenkins. LaPatrick D. Holmes, BM, 12/09/1977, Contempt of Court (Justice Court) and Burglary; Phyllis Jenkins. Dewayne Smith, BM, 05/27/1973, Aggravated Assault, Phyllis Jenkins. Teresa M. Addy, WF, 03/07/1986, Grand Larceny,…

Calendar of Events

Tax aide set AARP Taxaide will began e-filing tax returns at the Winston County Library, every Wednesday throughout the tax season. The time will be 9 am until 2 pm, beginning Wednesday, February 1st. Please bring your last years tax…

A look at the History of Black History Month

Submitted by Elmetra Patterson When he conceived of the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History in 1915, Carter G. Woodson believed that publishing scientific history about the black race would produce facts that would prove to the…