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Local students express horror
by Kimberly Shelton
Aug 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
What should have been a normal school day morphed into a nightmare as students on the campus of Mississippi State University were alerted that an active shooter was combing the halls. Brian Stovall...
BHS yearbook earns national award
by Steve Beavers
Aug 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
BIGGERSVILLE – "We are … Biggersville Lions" is among the best. The Biggersville High School 2014 yearbook received Honorable Mention recognition this week from Balfour Yearbooks. BHS was listed in...
Corinth needs Preservation Commission members
by Jebb Johnston
Aug 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
The City of Corinth wants to hear from residents interested in serving on the Corinth Preservation Commission. Resumes are being accepted through Sept. 18. The nine-member commission currently has ...
Supervisors propose millage rate increase
by Jebb Johnston
Aug 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
The Alcorn County Board of Supervisors spent five hours Wednesday going line-by-line through a draft budget that is expected to include a tax increase for the coming fiscal year. The work session e...
Head Start facility closes
by By Brant Sappington & Angela Storey
Aug 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Parents in the Pisgah Community received an unwelcome surprise when they learned in early August the Pisgah Head Start center would be closing for the 2015-16 school year. Officials with Mississipp...
Flywheels club loves slow pace
by Zack Steen
Aug 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Bright blue skies and shinny red tractors highlighted the Ryan’s parking lot on Wednesday. About 15 members of the Burnsville-based Tri-State Flywheels Antique Tractor Club took part in the midweek...
Postmaster honored for 50 years of service
by Steve Beavers
Aug 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
SELMER, Tenn. – The thought of retirement isn't on the mind of Tom Neal Hamilton. The Selmer Postmaster enjoys what he does and doesn't plan on quitting any time soon. Hamilton was honored for his ...
Hinton wins; Glidewell, Voyles advance to November
by Jebb Johnston
Aug 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Democratic primary runoffs for supervisor Tuesday saw Lowell Hinton win reelection in the First District and Steve Glidewell pull out a narrow win over Reed Mitchell in the Fourth District, advanci...
LaRue wins sheriff runoff
by Steve Beavers
Aug 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Mike LaRue has some more campaigning to do. The military veteran advanced to the Nov. 3 general election by downing Democratic challenger David Derrick 3,683-3,244 in the runoff for Alcorn County S...
Whitlock unseated as Tishomingo County sheriff
by Zack Steen
Aug 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
IUKA – A new Tishomingo County sheriff will take office in January. Glenn Whitlock, who has held the sheriff’s post for the past 12 years, was unseated in Tuesday’s Democratic primary runoff by fir...
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