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The Alzheimer’s Association – Healthy Habits for a Healthier You – Sebastopol Town Hall

The Alzheimer’s Association presents Healthy Habits for a Healthier You on Tuesday, September 1 at the Sebastopol Town Hall from 10 am – 11am. Healthy Habits for a Healthier You is an education program about Alzheimer’s awareness and resources For centuries, we’ve known that the health of the brain and the body are connected. But now, science is able to provide insights into how to optimize our physical and cognitive health as we age. Join us to learn about research in the areas of diet …Read More


Kicks Picks Week 2 Winner: Steven Overstreet

Week 2 of Kicks Picks, presented by Wheel-In Grocery of Carthage, produced another highly competitive week with almost twice the players from the first week. This week three tied for the top entry. The winner in the tiebreaker was Steven Overstreet of Kosciusko. Steven edged out Tim McCown, of Sallis, and James Culpepper, also of Kosciusko. Congratulations to Steven on picking up the weekly prize of the Tailgate Prize Pack courtesy of Wheel-In Grocery. The person picking the most games correctly for the season will …Read More


Attorney General Jim Hood Warns Consumers to Beware of Illegal and Mislabelled Diet Pills

Attorney General Jim Hood warns Mississippians today to be aware of fake diet pills that are illegally being advertised and distributed over the internet. “The internet is a leading source for the sale of counterfeit pharmaceuticals and other such dangerous goods,” said Attorney General Jim Hood. “Counterfeit drugs are normally loaded with unsafe or ineffective substances, either of which can be deadly or cause permanent damage.” A recent federal multi-state investigation showed that diet pills containing sibutramine, a Schedule IV controlled substance, have been falsely …Read More


Now Available On Demand ECCC Warriors and Leake Academy Rebels Football

Boswell Media Sports has you covered when it comes to your favorite teams. ECCC and Leake Academy, broadcast games will now be available On-Demand. Just navigate to the On-Demand tab at the top of the page and you can listen to the replay of Football coverage of East Central Community College Warriors Football and Leake Academy Rebels Football. You can listen live to the ECCC and Leake Academy games on 98.3 “The Groove” and by audio stream at In addition, all home games can …Read More


Buckmaster’s Bulz-I Banquet set for September 3rd

The Buckmasters American Deer Foundation, is pleased to announce its 3th Annual Bulz-I “Fall Brawl” Banquet in Philadelphia on Thursday, September 3. The event will be held at the Philadelphia Country Club beginning at 5:30 p.m. Tickets are $35 which include 4 raffle tickets and one for a bonus raffle. The Social, Dinner and Auctions, both Silent and Live, teamed with raffles and other contests, will be held Thursday night, while a 2 person scramble Golf Tournament will be held during the day. The 3rd …Read More


Newton Co. Fire Kills One, Injures Others

A major house fire in Newton County Sunday, left one person dead and sent two firefighters to the hospital. The Newton County Volunteer Fire Dept. says the fire broke out on Tom Hughes Road in Newton County. The homeowner died. Fire Chief Steven Kelly says the residents reported hearing a huge explosion and seeing a fireball before trying to escape from the home. The fire took several hours to put out. “We had 66 firefighters here with eight different departments to come here and help us,” …Read More

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Diamond Dreams Very Special Athletes

Take me out to the Ballgame – A very special league for very special athletes, Diamond Dreams Fall Baseball/Softball League for Special Needs Children Ages 5 – 16 is gearing up for another season in Philadelphia/Neshoba County. Diamond Dreams gives special needs kids the opportunity to experience a part of life that other kids do every day. Diamond Dreams lets special needs kids and parents experience the game of baseball/softball. We are looking for volunteers to come out to the ballpark for practices and games …Read More


FEMA Grants Tribe Phase II Approval for Safe Room Construction

The Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians’ Office of Emergency Management has received approval from FEMA to proceed with the construction phase of a new Safe Room at Pearl River Elementary School in Choctaw, MS.  The construction phase is the second of a two-phase Federal grant from FEMA in the amount of $2,021,438.00.  This project is funded under FEMA’s Hazard Mitigation Grant Program.  Phase I, which included architectural and design planning of the school’s safe room, was finalized in July 2015.  The Tribe plans to begin …Read More

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ECCC Men’s and Women’s Soccer Teams Post Wins Over Southwest

The East Central Community College men’s and women’s soccer teams both posted wins over Southwest Mississippi Community College in matches played Aug. 27 at the ECCC Soccer Pitch in Decatur. The East Central women posted a 3-0 shutout victory over the visiting Southwest Lady Bears to remain unbeaten on the young season. The East Central men rolled past the Bears 4-1 in the nightcap. In the women’s action, East Central got goals from freshman midfielder Kenzie Jenkins of McLaurin High School in the fifth minute of …Read More


Ballet Magnificat to Perform in Carthage

First Baptist Church of Carthage will be hosing Ballet Magnificat’s presentation of “Stratagem,” inspired by C.S. Lewis’ “The Screwtape Letters,” at 6 pm on Sunday, October 18. Doors will open to the family life center at 5:30 pm. Tickets went on sale Monday, August 24. Tickets are $10 and must be per-purchased for the event. Tickets can be purchased at the church office or by phone 601-267-4583.


Mississippi’s Alligator Hunters Ready for Season

Mississippi’s eleventh public waters alligator hunting season opened Friday at noon and will conclude at noon on September 7.  The alligator hunting season has rapidly grown into one of the most popular hunting seasons in the state.  Alligator harvest has grown from 30 in 2005 to 682 in 2014. Each year, more than 7,000 residents eagerly await the opportunity to receive one of the 920 special hunting permits. Hunters are required to obtain special permits and licenses, and alligators must be tagged immediately after harvest.  Firearms …Read More


Leake Central Wins Gator Bowl 45-7

Leake Central and Leake County went head to head in Walnut Grove for the annual “Gator Bowl” Friday night. The first quarter saw Leake County holding off Leake Central to score 1 touchdown and 1 field goal giving them the early lead at 7-0. Leake Central came out swinging during the 2nd quarter scoring 4 touchdowns and 3 field goals putting them in the lead at 27-7 at half-time. Coming back, Leake Central was able to hold Leake County at bay while managing to score …Read More