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Eupora continues to show progress in volleyball

Eupora enters this season looking to take another step forward with a third-straight season of a new head coach. Girls basketball coach Cody Ramer has taken over the program this season after helping last year as an assistant to Meredith Woolbright. Ramer has studied the game extensively over the last...
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Eupora football players rewarded with trip to Camp McCain

The coaches decided to call that group that made 100% of the workouts during the summer, “War Eagles,” and set up trips to military sites in the area to introduce them to that experience. Eupora’s War Eagles went to Columbus Air Force Base last year and were treated...

SBA Takes Loan Applications for Holmes Disaster

The Small Business Administration is taking applications for low-interest disaster loans from local residents and businesses affected by the storms which hit Holmes County on March 22. SBA Public Affairs Specialist Dorris Evans says the disaster outreach center which opened in Durant last week will close August 18. And Evans is urging people who want to deal with an SBA representative in person to visit Durant Missionary Baptist Church before the deadline, bringing with them their ID and a list of the physical damage their home or business sustained and/or the economic losses their business or non-profit suffered because of the storms. Storm victims in Attala, Carroll, Humphreys, Leflore, Madison and Yazoo counties are also eligible for the SBA assistance.

Weir man arrested in Oktibbeha County shooting

OKTIBBEHA COUNTY, Miss. (WCBI) – An arrest is made in connection with an Oktibbeha County shooting. 25-year-old Savion Winters, of Weir, is charged with aggravated assault and armed robbery. Deputies believe he was involved with a reported shooting at 21 Apartments back on April 25th. At least one person...

Renovations wrapping up in the Winona – Montgomery County Schools

WINONA, Miss (WCBI)- While Winona-Montgomery County students were out on summer break, their schools were receiving a much-needed face-lift. After nearly 50 years, the halls of Winona Elementary School will be taking on a different look. Emergency Relief Funds made it possible for the district to make some needed changes.

The Allure of The Alluvian

The Alluvian Hotel, in Greenwood, Mississippi, is located in the Delta, also known as the “South’s south.” With an allure that cannot be found anywhere else, the Delta has been the muse of great southern writers for many years. Here, within the historic Delta town of Greenwood, Mississippi is where you’ll find The Alluvian Hotel. The Alluvian is a must-stay for anyone who enjoys beauty, delicious food, history, and culturally rich experiences.

Bikes, Blues, & Bayous 2022

The Greenwood-Lelfore County Chamber of Commerce is calling all cyclists for its 15th annual Bikes, Blues, and Bayous. "This is our largest tourism event of the year in Greenwood. we have about a thousand maybe a little more cyclists who come from literally all over the country." There will be...

SBA offers assistance for Mississippians affected by March’s severe weather

DURANT, Miss. (WJTV) – Mississippi businesses and neighbors affected by the severe storms, straight-line winds and tornadoes on March 22, 2022. can now apply for low-interest disaster loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). SBA Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman made the loans available in response to a letter from Mississippi Governor Tate Reeves (R-Miss.) dated […]

Gary Worsham

When the crappie are biting, Gary Worsham’s job gets easier. As the Executive Director Grenada Tourism for the past five years, he’s busy each day promoting the organization’s motto – Grenada is anything and everything outdoors. “Our logo says, ‘go outdoors.’ I tell anyone and everyone...

HSFT Stop #35 — Winona Christian

Winona, Miss. (WCBI) — There may be someone different at the helm of the Winona Christian football program this year, but he’s certainly a familiar face. Ken Chandler is back to coach the Stars after he spent two seasons as their head coach from 2014-2016. “I’ve been in...

Christmas Shoebox workshops to be held

A workshop extravaganza is planned for August 13 at Friendship Baptist Church in Grenada. A project leader workshop will be held from 9:30 – 11:30 am. Nina Bolton, regional director for the Delta Hills region will present her visit to Africa where she participated in a shoebox distribution. Open to all interested. Door prizes will be given.

Young People and Till

GREENWOOD - Recently, activists in Greenwood sought to recruit young people to join their efforts in demanding the arrest of Carolyn Bryant Donham. Many believe young people were absent because they haven't been taught the significance of Emmett Till's death. But what exactly would it take to get the younger...

Burglary and Prison Contraband Arrests in Attala and Leake

TEVIN PITCHFORD, 29, of Greenwood, Felony Possession of a Controlled Substance X 2, Felony Possession of Marijuana, Resisting Arrest, ACSO. Bond $5,000 X 2, $5,000, $1,000. ASHLEY RAGSDALE, 26, of Kosciusko, Disorderly Conduct – Failure to Comply with LEO, LCSO. Bond $389.75. JOHNTAVIS R RIMMER, 20, of Sallis, Serving...