Friday Jul 25
United Way holds Back to School resource fairs
To alleviate the stress of costly school supplies for families in need, the United Way kicked off its annual Back 2 School resource fair last week.
The Mississippi Press
Jails rethink layout as number of female inmates rises in Mississippi, nationwide
Lee County Sheriff's Department deputies keep watch on women inmates in the exercise yard, June 27, 2014 in Tupelo, Miss.
Customer Interaction Solutions
EDITORIAL: North Lee needs voluntarily opened full board meetings...
Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) July 17--The North Lee County Water Association's members/customers should thank members of the board of directors who asserted themselves and insisted on having an open meeting today in spite of an email from board president Terry Anderson canceling the scheduled meeting, citing concerns about an open meetings law.
Baptist makes donations for disaster relief
From left, Curtis Upton, Tim Moore, Perneatha Evans, Paul Cade and Bob McCallister are pictured at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle in Columbus June 30 as donations to aid area storm relief were made to the Mississippi Hospital Association Care Fund and the American Red Cross.
Lee County School Board OKs $78.8M budget
Officials tell the Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal the budget is not expected to require a tax increase.
Widened highway to be dedicated July 15
Officials of the Mississippi Department of Transportation plan to formally open a four-lane stretch of highway in Lee and Pontotoc counties on July 15. WTVA-TV reports the widening of Mississippi Highway 6 will start in the Longview community of Pontotoc County and run to South Gloster Street in Tupelo.