Iris Xue Wins DeSoto County Spelling Bee

The winner of the 2019 Desoto County spelling bee is Iris (SHRAH) Xue. Xue is a 7th grader at DeSoto Central Middle School. The runner up was 8th grader Elisia Campbell, of Lewisburg Middle... Read More.

Free Tax Help This Weekend

If you made less than $55,000 in 2018 and live in the state of Mississippi, you may qualify for an extra tax refund.  Tax preparers will be on hand at The Hill Baptist Church... Read More.

Food Bank Needs Food

Mid-South Food Bank officials say their supplies are dwindling due to the government shutdown. An estimated 17-thousand people in the Mid-South have been impacted by the shutdown. Food bank officials say they’re treating the... Read More.
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Hood recovers $26.6 million, settles Epps bribery case

Attorney General Jim Hood announced today that his office recovered $26,612,188.22 in Mississippi taxpayer funds after settling 11 civil lawsuits filed in February 2017, against multiple government contractors doing business with the Mississippi Department... Read More.

House Bill Could Bring BroadBand to Rural Areas

A bill authored by Speaker of the House Philip Gunn would allow rural electric cooperatives to offer internet service to their areas, in addition to their current services. A decades-old law has prohibited this... Read More.
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Mississippians Are Working

The number of non-farm jobs in Mississippi rose to 1,173,000, which are the most jobs ever recorded in Mississippi making December the third month in a row to break the jobs record.The number... Read More.

Shelby County Spending $40,000 for Psych Exams

200 Shelby County Sheriff’s Office deputies are being re-evaluated. Doctor Charles Kenny was hired to perform exams on the deputies, but hadn’t been a licensed psychologist since 2001. He was in charge of the... Read More.
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Bridge Work Continues Near Coldwater

TRAFFIC ALERT: Road construction on I-55 continues near Coldwater at exit 271. Bridge reconstruction continues there and northbound traffic is currently rerouted to a temporary bridge. After the bridge is complete, crews will move... Read More.