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.

MS Braves announces cancellation of 2020 season

There will be no Mississippi Braves, or any other Minor League Baseball, season for the remainder of 2020. This season would have marked the Braves' 16th season at Trustmark Park and was scheduled to begin play on April 9 but, had been in a state of postponement due to safety concerns related to the Covid-19 pandemic. "I want to... Read More.

Back to Business Mississippi Grant Program Applications Available Today at Noon!

The Back to Business Mississippi Grant program starts today. Governor Tate Reeves announced that grant program applications are available online starting today at noon. Grants will be available for businesses with 50 employees or less that were affected by the Covid-19 pandemic. Amounts range from $1,500 to $25,000 and the grants can cover mortgage interest, rent, payroll, utilities and other... Read More.

Drive In Moovie This Weekend! Make Your Plans For Fun

Beason Family Farm in Philadelphia is having a Drive-In Moovie this weekend. Come to the farm with the family and help them celebrate Dairy Month! The Drive-In Moovie will be located in the pasture where the Jersey Girls graze. After they are done milking, they will be joining us to watch the moovie! It’s a family experience... Read More.

LTC Facilities with active Covid outbreaks made public

The Mississippi Department of Health has released the names of Long Term Care Facilities with active Covid outbreaks. The list was announced late Wednesday night following a court ruling and recommendation by the Mississippi Attorney General's office. The list will be updated daily on the MSDH website. See link for complete list- https://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/_static/resources/8659.pdf The following centers are listed in... Read More.

Video: Pearl River Resort taking major steps to reopen

PEARL RIVER RESORT TAKING MAJOR STEPS IN PREPARATION FOR REOPENING Choctaw, MS (May 28, 2020) – While Pearl River Resort and Bok Homa Casino (Sandersville) remain temporarily closed, major steps are being taken in preparation for reopening. Plans include strict sanitation and safety protocols, required facemasks for associates, installation of plexi glass barriers, additional hand sanitizer stations added... Read More.

Mississippi Choctaw Indian Fair 2020 Cancelled!!!!

The Mississippi Choctaw Indian Fair has been cancelled. In an announcement made by Chief Cyrus Ben, the decision was made because of ongoing Covid-19 concerns. "I have made the difficult decision to cancel the 2020 Choctaw Indian Fair annually held in July. With continued impact and health risks of Covid-19, we must do our part to promote... Read More.

Expert: Slow economic recovery for Mississippi amid virus

The state economist says Mississippi can expect a long, slow economic recovery from the shock of job losses and the steep decline in commercial activity tied to the coronavirus pandemic. Darrin Webb spoke to legislators Tuesday. He said that at the end of 2019, Mississippi’s gross domestic product was just short of the level it had been when... Read More.