News

Baptist Memorial works to overcome COVID challenges

The rapid increase in cases and spread of the Delta variant has put a strain on staffing and ...

Events

Boys & Girls Club raises over $271k, Balach wins Judge’s Choice

The Boys & Girls Clubs of North Mississippi’s Dance Like the Stars event raised more than $271,000 for ...

DEVELOPING NEWS

Pediatric COVID cases, hospitalizations on the rise

Pediatric cases and hospitalizations are on the rise in the state and one pediatric death has been recorded, ...

News

State deploys over 1000 healthcare workers as COVID numbers seem to stabilize

Governor Tate Reeves announced that over 1,000 healthcare workers and practitioners will be deployed to hospitals in the ...

Business

Second Amendment Sales Tax Holiday arrives this weekend

Mississippi’s second amendment sales tax holiday takes place from Friday, August 27 to Sunday, August 29. According to ...

News

C Spire, Bark partner to make internet a safer place for families, children

C Spire Wireless is partnering with Atlanta-based online safety company Bark to roll out free parental controls to ...

News

Saltillo hires new police chief, assistant chief

SALTILLO, Miss. (AP) — A northeast Mississippi city has new leadership in its police department. Saltillo city leaders ...

Business

CDC Says No More Masks for the Fully-Vaxxed; LOU Leaders Cautiously Optimistic About Return to Business as Usual

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announcement on Thursday that fully vaccinated Americans can take off their ...

Lafayette County

Group honors 1893 Lafayette County lynching victim

A group of around 40 people gathered in Banner, Miss., over the weekend to honor the memory of ...

Education

Lafayette Students win in 2021 Mississippi History Day State Contest

Winners of the 2021 Mississippi History Day State Contest were announced in a virtual awards ceremony on April ...

Events

President Barack Obama Virtually Visits Square Books for Independent Bookstore Day

A former President of the United States visited Square Books – virtually – this week.  Independent Bookstore Day, ...

Crime

Rap group connected to 2020 Panola murders detained in Batesville

Officers from both the Panola County Sheriff’s Office and the Batesville Police Department assisted multiple state agencies in ...

Events

Addington announces departure from Oxford Film Festival

On the first day of the virtual presentation of the Oxford Film Festival (April 1-30), OxFilm has announced that this ...

Lafayette County

MSDH releases updated guidance for worship services ahead of Easter

The Mississippi State Department of Health this week issued updated guidance on safer faith-based gatherings and worship services, ...

Business

Miller named Executive Director of the Office of Workforce Development

This week, the State Workforce Investment Board (SWIB) Executive Committee is announcing the selection of Ryan Miller as ...

BREAKING NEWS

Mississippi opening Coronavirus vaccine appointments to all approved residents

All Mississippi residents who are of age to receive the coronavirus vaccine will be able to sign up ...

News

North Mississippi Farmers endure great challenges following winter storms

By Mackenzie Taylor | EAGLE Contributor With recent below-freezing temperatures and several inches of snow, Mississippi farmers were ...

News

Unicorn Sighting: LGBTQ+ Advocate runs across Mississippi

Citizens of Oxford saw two majestic sights this month.  The first was the rare snowfall that covered the ...

Lafayette County

Nolan Mettetal, former Mississippi Legislator, dies of COVID-19

Retired Mississippi legislator Nolan Mettetal died Monday, Dec. 28, 2020 at the age of 75. Condolences and tributes ...

News

William Winter, Mississippi’s ‘education governor,’ dies at 97

JACKSON, Miss. – Former Mississippi Gov. William Winter, who championed education initiatives, job creation and racial harmony throughout ...

News

Governor Tate Reeves Extends Safe Return Order and Adds 10 Counties to Stricter Measures

JACKSON — On Monday, July 20 Governor Tate Reeves announced that he has extended his Safe Return and county-specific ...

Lafayette County

Mississippi State Flag design submission process announced

The process of submitting new designs for the Mississippi state flag was officially announced this week. As established ...

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