From press reports
Mississippi ranks first when it comes to passing comprehensive municipal smoke-free air ordinances in 2014. Americans for Nonsmokers Rights designated Mississippi as the 2014 first place winner of the Smoke-free Challenge national award.
Last month, the 14 … Read more
From the Maben Lions Club
The Mississippi Lions All State Band has done it yet again — champions for the 31st time in its history.
The band, which consists of 145 of the best high school band members from all … Read more
Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files
75 Years Ago: July 11, 1940
Floods Cause Great Damage
Webster Countians got firsthand knowledge of “flash” floods and river overflows on Sunday and Monday as the heaviest rainfall in several years sent … Read more
By Jessica Tegt
Wildlife Extension Professor
Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Aquaculture
Mississippi State University
Summer in Mississippi brings a bountiful buffet of fruits, vegetables, flowers and shrubs to enjoy — but not just for people. White-tailed deer, avid plant … Read more
By Nathan Gregory
MSU Ag Communications
Producers of Mississippi’s four major row crops have managed heavy spring rains followed by extended windows of muggy but mostly dry June conditions with mixed results.
These weather extremes have had different effects on … Read more
From Press & Staff Reports
The 42 For Better Schools campaign on Monday released a website tool that shows voters how much their individual school districts were shortchanged by the Mississippi Legislature since 2008.
Statewide, the Legislature has not funded … Read more
By Bro. J.B. Rowe
I was impressed recently by the Spirit to look at the first Passover. God gave guidelines and restrictions that were to be followed. If these guidelines and orders were not obeyed, some form of judgment would … Read more
Sharyan Ali, DOB 01-01-76, ORM (Other-Race Male); Mathiston 2: hold for Lauderdale County.
Kedrin Redd, DOB 10-26-93, BM; MDOC; hold for MDOC: probation violation.
July 4… Read more
10:53 a.m., smoke in house, Old Hwy. 15; Maben FD responds.
6:27 p.m., stranded motorist, Natchez Trace Parkway; Webster SO; park rankers respond.
8:54 p.m., stolen property, Natchez Trace Road; Mathiston PD responds.
9:15 p.m., suspicious person, Hodges … Read more
Sample Ballots August
These are sample election ballots for the two party primaries… Read more