The finalist has been announced for Boswell Media’s Mississippi Songwriter of the Year 2018. Over the weekend, a panel of elite music industry judges listened to the songs and judged the lyrics to all submitted songs in the famous Wishbone Studio in Muscle Shoals, AL Sixteen finalists have been chosen and each will perform at Skylight Grill... Read More.
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... Read More.
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.
Leake County Sheriff’s Department aided in the arrest of a Leake County man accused for making “moonshine.” A joint search warrant conducted at 691 Hwy 25 South Tuesday morning by Alcoholic Beverage Control and the Leake County Sheriff’s Office resulted in the arrest of 58-year old John Wilkinson of Leake County. Alcoholic Beverage Control Agent in Charge... Read More.
A fun part of Square Affair 2018 the Boswell Media’s “So You Think You Can Sing” Karaoke competition. Watch the video below. The top honor 1st place went to Krissie Alford singing “Tin Man” by Miranda Lambert. Second and third place went to Terry Waddell and Brad Harrell.
A pop-up alert on your computer that appears to be a technical support message could be an effort to steal your personal information, according to Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood. The Consumer Protection Division in the AG’s office reports a recent increase in these types of scams, where tech support scammers use pop-ups that resemble security alerts... Read More.
Leake County Deputies arrested a Durant man for his third DUI. Anthony Broadnax, 35, of 71 Durant Apt. 66, was booked into the Leake County Correctional Facility for Driving Under the Influence (DUI) third offense. Broadnax was pulled over by Leake County Deputies on Highway 35 North for swerving back and forth in the road. Officers observed... Read More.
U.S. Magistrate Linda Anderson Monday ordered authorities to keep four suspects in jail who are accused of killing a Choctaw man and setting him on fire in 2017. Federal murder charges were filed last year against Keyshawn Willis, Keenan Martin, Jerome Steve and Monte Isaac, all Choctaw tribal members. The four are accused of beating Demetrius Sam... Read More.
The Leake County Sheriff’s Office is asking the public’s assistance for information on the theft of a 4-wheeler on Thursday night or early Friday morning. A green 2008 Suzuki King Quad ATV was stolen from 2539 Old Walnut Grove Road, Walnut Grove. The owner stated that the ATV was left at a house site over night, but... Read More.
Public Service Commission Chairman Brandon Presley wants to stop federal funds to cellular telephone companies if they don’t do more to stop robocalls and has asked the Public Utilities Staff to investigate whether telephone companies profit from robocalls. Presley wants the PSC to take stronger action to stop the calls by requiring cellular telephone companies to offer... Read More.
Authorities in Kosciusko and Attala County were issued a Be on the Lookout (BOLO) alert for a robbery suspect out of Neshoba County. The suspect is identified as Matthew Rogers, a black male with braids in his hair. He’s said to be driving a newer model Mercury Grand Marquis. Rogers is wanted for a robbery that happened... Read More.
Two juveniles have been arrested in connection with a recent string of break-ins and thefts in Attala and Neshoba Counties. Attala County Sheriff Tim Nail said the two teenagers are charged with breaking into Lawrence’s Grocery and a house on Attala Road 1107 on Sunday, April 15. According to Investigators Mark Hill and Zellie Shaw, several guns... Read More.