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BILOXI - Dwight L. Harris, City of Holly Springs Police Chief, was re-elected to the Board of Directors during the Mississippi Association of Chiefs of Police at the Summer Educational Conference in Biloxi in June. Harris was nominated to serve on the Executive Board of the Association. On J…

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BENTON COUNTY – Tippah Electric Power Association customers in Benton County could be able to receive high-speed internet access through the cooperative in the future.  Legislation expanding broadband access passed the Mississippi State Senate unanimously last week and was signed into law by…

ASHLAND - In small-town Mississippi, pursuing dreams of something unique can often come with challenges. For local restaurant owner Amy Cole, those challenges came in the form of what to bring to the Ashland community that would stand out in a creative and unique way.

PEARL ― As students prepare for a new school year, many are choosing career and technical education as their path to professional success.Since 1996, that’s been the goal of the Mississippi Construction Education Foundation, which continues working with statewide coalitions in education, ind…

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ASHLAND – Imagine this: You wake up before the sun rises and eat breakfast. You take care of the baby and spend a few minutes with him before you go to work. You walk outside and inhale the fresh air, laced with a hint of overturned earth. You get in your truck and drive a few hundred feet t…

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ASHLAND - For many different reasons, several Ashland residents have small gardens and/or farms at their homes. Growing their own vegetables, collecting their own eggs and making their own preservatives are just a few of the things that residents enjoy doing on their own. To maintain gardens…

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HICKORY FLAT - There are many great aspects to living in a small town like Hickory Flat. Residents have smaller commutes, low-crime rates and a sense of community; amongst other things. However, there are also some bad aspects that comes with living in any small town in Mississippi. Resident…

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ASHLAND - In Ashland, on a corner of the square downtown, sits El Rancho Mexican Restaurant. This restaurant and its owner, Jesus Banda, have been serving Ashland and surrounding counties authentic Mexican food, and customers just can’t get enough.

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ASHLAND – “We want our residents to feel like this is their home not just patients receiving medical care.” This is the motto at Ashland Health and Rehabilitation. Located at 16056 Boundary Dr. in Ashland.  This nursing home provides short and long term rehab which makes choosing a skilled n…

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ASHLAND – Throughout the years in Ashland, residents have seen businesses come and go. Some came only momentarily and others have stood in place for several years. For Sam and Nina Shoup, along with their sons, hard work, determination and a love for their community is how they ended up with…