State/Region News

Jackpot jump: Mega Million top prize grows to $685 million

JACKSON, MISS. – The 10th largest U.S. lottery jackpot in history, with an estimated $685 million at stake, has ...

State/Region News

PEER Committee suggests reformation of Barber, Cosmetology boards

A recent report conducted by the Mississippi Performance Evaluation and Expenditure Review Committee – or PEER committee – ...

Education

Northwest announces Fall 2022 President’s List

SENATOBIA — The top academic students at Northwest Mississippi Community College have been recognized as one of the ...

Education

14 Oxford natives among Fall 2022 Northwest AA graduates

SENATOBIA, MS — Northwest Mississippi Community College officials announced 356 graduates have been awarded degrees and certificates for ...

News

Oxford, Lafayette school districts to release students early Tuesday

The Oxford and Lafayette school districts will release students early on Tuesday in anticipation of severe weather that ...

Crime

Mississippi Highway Patrol launches Thanksgiving Holiday Travel Enforcement Period

The Mississippi Highway Patrol will launch a Thanksgiving Holiday Travel Enforcement Period that will be in effect from ...

Elections

Circuit clerk’s office releases absentee voting dates for run-off election

The Lafayette County Circuit Clerk’s office released absentee voting dates for the upcoming run-off election between Carnelia Fondren ...

News

MSDH provides update on medical cannabis program

The Mississippi State Department of Health provided updates on the state’s medical cannabis program on Thursday, shedding new ...

Education

Hearing update: The illegal funneling of $10 million in public funds to private schools

JACKSON, Miss – Today, the Hinds County Chancery Court ruled that the Mississippi Legislature illegally attempted to funnel $10 ...

News

Monkeypox Vaccination Self-Scheduling Now Available 

JACKSON – Eligible individuals can now make their own appointments for monkeypox vaccinations through the Monkeypox Vaccine Scheduler ...

News

UM Graduate and Oxford-based arts program organizer to display paintings at ICC

A collection of paintings by Water Valley artist Amy Webb will be on display in the newly-renovated W.O. ...

Crime

Water Valley woman arrested for alleged bank robbery

On Tuesday, September 20, 2022, the Oxford Police Department responded to a bank in the 1900 block of ...

Crime

Hinds County district attorney announces guilty plea from former DHS Director John Davis

JACKSON, Miss. – Hinds County District Attorney, Jody E. Owens, II, announced on Thursday, September 22, 2022 that John Davis, ...

News

Brown Family Dairy will cease milk processing, meat market to remain open

According to a post on their Facebook page, Brown Family Dairy will be closing on Sept. 23. Brown ...

Events

Jan Tranum to show watercolor paintings at Water Valley art gallery

The Gallery in the Green Room, Water Valley’s home art gallery, will begin its showing of the watercolor ...

News

Without beds to call their own, 50 Oxford-area children surprised with gift of sleep

Fifty Oxford-area children who routinely sleep on the floor, with others, or in makeshift arrangements now have beds ...

News

Open enrollment for Mississippi’s Prepaid Affordable College Tuition program begins today

JACKSON, Miss. – Enrollment is now open from today, September 1, 2022, through May 31, 2023, for families who ...

News

Water Valley artist wins $2k grant from Mississippi Arts Commission

Sally Lott McLellan of Water Valley, Mississippi has been awarded a $2,000 grant from the Mississippi Arts Commission. ...

News

Mississippi author writes historical book about the African Americans of Yalobusha County

Where many are planning the weekend activities of Juneteenth, Calvin Hawkins will be able to tell the story ...

Sports Main

Oxford catcher Addy Shorter earns EAGLE Player of the Year honors

Oxford catcher Addy Shorter was named the 2022 EAGLE Player of the Year on Wednesday after leading the ...

Education

Graduation Water Valley High School Seniors – Photo Gallery

Education

MDE announces 73.9% of 3rd graders pass reading assessment on first try

The Mississippi Department of Education (MDE) announced this week that 73.9% of 31,068 Mississippi 3rd graders received a passing ...

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