Ethel volunteer fire department announces fundraiser

The Ethel Volunteer Fire Department is holding a stew fundraiser. Prices are $8/quart, $14/half-gallon, and $25/gallon. Stew will be available for delivery Friday, Dec. 10 or for pickup Saturday, Dec. 11 during the Ethel Christmas Parade. Orders are currently being taken. To place an order, contact Trey Johnson at 662-387-7475 or Joey Armstrong at 662-633-1049. See any member of the Ethel Volunteer... Read More.

Fire safety tips for Thanksgiving

Don’t burn the turkey this Thanksgiving and try not to burn anything else. More kitchen fires happen on Thanksgiving Day than any other day of the year. That’s according to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA). In 2019, U.S. fire departments responded to an estimated 1,400 home cooking fires on Thanksgiving. Additional Thanksgiving fire safety tips from the NFPA: Stay... Read More.

Former Whippets to square off in Egg Bowl

When Mississippi State and Ole Miss take the field Thursday for the 94th Battle for the Golden Egg, a couple of former Whippets will be on opposites of the ball. Former Whippets Xavier "Bobo" Miller and Antonio Harmon will face off against each other for the first time, Miller as a Rebel and Harmon as a Bulldog. "Man he's... Read More.

McAdams football star de-commits from University of Oregon

One of the most sought after football recruits in the country, and Attala County native, Percy Lewis has de-committed from the University of Oregon. Lewis made the announcement Tuesday morning on his Twitter account. "After me and my family talked over my recruitment process I want to de-commit from the University of Oregon," Lewis wrote. "I want to thank... Read More.

Mobile ID now available in Mississippi

The Mississippi Department of Public Safety has announced a partnership with IDEMIA, the world-leading biometric and identity solutions provider, to introduce Mississippi Mobile ID to residents. Mississippi Mobile ID is a digital version of a physical driver’s license that will allow residents to control their identity via a free app on their smartphone. Mississippi Mobile ID will be... Read More.

Town of Ethel considering new ordinance addressing health and sanitation

The Town of Ethel is considering a new city ordinance. This ordinance would deal with health and sanitation inside the city limits. The ordinance would cover things such as garbage, overgrown properties, junk appliances, junk vehicles, and litter according to MS Code 29-19-11 Anyone that wants to read the ordinance in its entirety can visit Ethel City Hall weekdays... Read More.