Craft Cleaners Celebrates 100 Years

100 years ago, Craft Cleaners started with a dream and a wash board.  Mr. Temple Craft had a mission to serve his community through dry cleaning and laundry services.  The original location was in the Olander Hotel.  In the 1950's, Mr. Craft opened the... Read More.

First West Nile Death in MS in Five Years

For the first time since 2017, someone from Mississippi has died of West Nile virus.   The State Health Department is reporting a death in Panola County.  Only five other cases of the mosquito-transmitted disease have... Read More.

In 10 Years, Mississippi Has Gotten 5 Per Cent Fatter

(Photo: CDC)Mississippi may still have the highest rate of obesity—but some states are getting fatter, faster.   An analysis of county health rankings by the strength training website shows that Mississippi’s obesity rate has climbed from 36 per cent to 41 per cent in... Read More.

Reeves signs largest teacher raise in years

Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves has signed a bill to authorize the state's largest teacher pay raise in a generation.Legislative records show the Republican signed it Wednesday.Starting July 1, teachers will receive an average increase of about $5,100. That's a jump of more than 10%... Read More.

Deputy Retires After 29 Years

On Friday January the 24th, 2020 the Attala County Sheriff's Office honored a man that has served this community for may years, Sergeant Hugh Curry.The retirement ceremony comes after 29 years in law enforcement, many of which he served in Attala County protecting our... Read More.

Winston County Man sentenced to 20 years in prison

A Winston County man will spend 20 years in prison for the 2018 death of a man in Louisville.Isaiah Riggins pleaded guilty to manslaughter.Riggins is accused of killing 17-year-old Tylan Glenn in March of 2018.Glenn was a 17-year-old student at Louisville High School.Officials say... Read More.