MEC announces Taylor as one of its officers

Mississippi Economic Council (MEC) 2016-2017 Chair Robin Robinson announces future leadership. Recently elected officers include:

William G. Yates, III, CEO/President of W.G. Yates & Sons Construction Company, as MEC’s 2017-2018 Chair.

  •         James Daniel “Dan” Rollins, III, Chairman of the Board
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MDOT assessing damage statewide after winter storm

The Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) is assessing the state of the highway system in response to winter weather that moved through the state this past weekend.

“Emergency situations like this winter weather event exemplify the state’s need for a Read more

Editorial Roundup

The right to do stupid things

A racially tinged case of high school harassment in Pennsylvania that turned violent was bad enough. Then the adults got involved and made it worse.

A 14-year-old white boy used exceptionally poor judgment last Read more


Mary Lee Shields

Mary Lee Shields, 70, of Louisville, MS, passed away on December 15, 2016.

Funeral services were held at 11AM on January 7, 2017, at Beck Funeral Home with Bishop Ronald Allen, Sr. officiating. Burial followed at Mt. Read more

Election Commissioners take oath of office

From staff and press reports


One new commissioner and 4 returning commissioners raised their right hands Wednesday, January 4 and swore to uphold the laws of the constitution, and for the next four years, the members of the Winston Read more