Wounded Soldier from Durant Gets New Truck

As we approach Veteran's Day this weekend, a retired Army sergeant from Durant who was wounded in combat in Afghanistan is now driving a new truck-- a gift from the Wounded Warriors Family Support group and the business services company Assurant.   Kevin Gatson was... Read More.


One Dead, Two Wounded in Carthage Shootings

One man is dead and two other people are hospitalized after Thursday night shootings in Carthage which may have stemmed from a domestic dispute.   It happened just as the city's Christmas parade was getting underway nearby.  Leake County Sheriff Randy Atkinson says a man... Read More.

Mississippi Soldier Wounded In Africa Receives Purple Heart

From the Mississippi Army National Guard:  STUTTGART, Germany – In a rare public recognition of U.S. special operations forces in Africa, Master Sgt. Steven Corley of Brandon, an intelligence noncommissioned officer with 2nd Battalion, 20th Special Forces Group (Airborne) headquartered in Jackson, was awarded the Purple Heart... Read More.