Effective Immediately-Youth Curfew for Carthage

A Youth Curfew is in effect immediately. The Mayor and Board of Aldermen voted last night to instate an 11p.m. youth curfew until August 31st. The decision was made based on recent incidences of excessive loitering and concerns throughout the community, especially in public locations.

MSU Virtual Road Dawgs Tour Begins Today

 STARKVILLE – Starting tonight, Mississippi State Athletics will host a five-episode Virtual Road Dawgs Tour presented by Mississippi Farm Bureau Insurance. The tour will feature virtual roundtable discussions with "Voice of the Bulldogs" Neil Price, MSU head coaches and Director of Athletics John Cohen. The first episode is scheduled for tonight with a lineup including head football coach... Read More.

MDAC to Distribute Farmers to Families Food Boxes at the Mississippi State Fairgrounds This Friday

JACKSON, Miss. – The Mississippi Department of Agriculture and Commerce (MDAC) will distribute 1,400 whole produce boxes and 1,400 gallons of milk to the public at the Mississippi State Fairgrounds in Jackson, this Friday, July 10, as part of the Farmers to Families Food Box Program. “The Mississippi Department of Agriculture and Commerce is honored to be a... Read More.

State Corn Hole Tournament At The Max this Weekend

Be a part of the Innagural State Games of Mississippi Corn Hole Tournament this Saturday, July 11 at The MAX in Downtown Meridian! Sign up as an individual or a team in the beginner, competitive, or advanced division. $20 per person per event | Free for spectators 8–9 a.m.: Check-In and Registration 9 a.m.–?: Athletes compete in The MAX courtyard,... Read More.

Mississippi house speaker tests positive for coronavirus

House Speaker Philip Gunn says he has tested positive for the coronavirus. Gunn said in a video posted Sunday to Facebook that he got tested because he had been in close proximity to another member of the house who tested positive. Gunn, a Republican from the Jackson suburb of Clinton, is the state's highest-ranking political figure to publicly disclose... Read More.

Face masks required says Chief Cyrus Ben

Tribal Chief Cyrus Ben Signed Executive Order 2020-6 yesterday requiring that face masks be worn in all tribal lands. "It is in the best interest of the public, peace, health, welfare, safety and preservation of lives and protection of tribal members," Chief Ben stated in the order. Anyone over the age of two is required to wear a mask... Read More.

Pearl River Resort Fireworks Cancelled

The Pearl River Resort Anniversary/Fourth of July Fireworks show has been cancelled this year due to the ongoing presence of COVID-19 and concern for the health and safety of the public. Pearl River Resort remains temporarily closed amid concerns of the COVID-19 pandemic and the growing number of cases in the State of Mississippi. These measures to restrict... Read More.

Square Affair is tomorrow in Carthage

Square Affair is here! The Leake County Square will be surrounded with vendors, fair food, and live entertainment tomorrow. Trustmark City Park will provide entertainment presented throughout the day on the Tyson Foods Stage. Featured headliner is Wayward Jones sponsored by Boswell Media and the Guitar Academy. Magician/Illusionist Todd Smith will also appear. Square Affair is tomorrow,... Read More.


In partnership with the City of Pearl, the Mississippi Braves are hosting a 4th of July fireworks show at Trustmark Park. The event is presented by Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi. “We are so thankful to Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi for their support in helping us continue the tradition of fireworks and fun... Read More.