Whippets fall short against the Rockets

The Neshoba Central Rockets traveled to Kosciusko Ms to face-off in the season opener against the Whippets. The Whippets and Rockets put in a big defensive effort in the first quarter that would end with both teams being scoreless. The second quarter the Rockets teamed sparked up by scoring the only touchdown In the second quarter making... Read More.

Body found in burned vehicle in Scott County

A body was discovered Tuesday inside a burned car north of Hillsboro Road in Scott County.Scott County Sheriff Mike Lee says the body was discovered by a Bienville National Forest employee.The body was so badly burned, officials were not able to tell the person's race or gender.Investigators said the car is a Ford registered in Leake County.

Country Music Star Tracy Lawrence to Perform at Silver Star

Pearl River Resort is pleased to announce that Tracy Lawrence will be performing live in September! The country music singer will take the stage on Saturday, September 1st at 8pm in the Silver Star Convention Center. Tickets are on sale now and prices range from $20 to $40.Grammy nominated artist, Tracy Lawrence has been in the music... Read More.

Scott County poultry firm to pay $3.75M to settle discrimination lawsuits

A Mississippi poultry supplier will pay $3.75 million to Hispanic workers, ending an eight-year legal fight.The Clarion Ledger reports Koch Foods of Mississippi LLC agreed to settle a lawsuit filed by 11 workers at its Morton plant, as well as one filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.The lawsuits asserted Koch Foods subjected Hispanic and... Read More.

Poultry processor adding 450 jobs in Mississippi

A company that processes chicken into breasts and tenders will hire 450 more people, expanding production in central Mississippi.Pearl River Foods opened in 2017 in Carthage with 150 workers. The company said Thursday that about 100 new jobs are already filled.Mississippi Development Authority spokesman Jeff Rent says the state is providing $500,000 to train workers.The company... Read More.

Update: Amber Alert cancelled; missing girl found safe

Update: The Amber Alert for missing fiver-year-old Baylee Elizabeth Emison has been cancelled. She was found safe by authorities and the suspect, Martha Ann Poss, is in custody.The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation has issued an Amber Alert for five year old Baylee Elizabeth Emision of Clay County.She is described as a white female three to three and... Read More.

Geyser Falls Water Theme Park 2018 Season!

The 2018 Season for Geyser Falls Water Theme Park is here. The Park starts opening daily on Saturday, May 26.Mississippi's #1 family attraction, Geyser Falls Water Theme Park is a 23-acre playground with twelve water slides, a lazy river, a wave pool, little kids area, Beach Club, and Clearwater Key. With fun slides, white beaches, and more... Read More.

Legislature declares June Access to Justice Month; Courts schedule free family law clinics across the state

The Mississippi Legislature has declared June Access to Justice month.  Free family law legal clinics are being organized in every Chancery Court District in Mississippi to assist those in need of civil legal aid.  The clinics will assist individuals with custody and child support issues, divorces, guardianships, name change matters, emancipations, adoptions and domestic violence protection orders. ... Read More.