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School closings, early dismissals ahead of possible severe weather  WLBT

Several schools are closing or dismissing early Thursday ahead of the chance for severe weather.

McComb inducts 6 into hall | News  McComb Enterprise Journal

An eye doctor, Grammy-nominated blues musician and former basketball coach were among those inducted into McComb High School's Hall of Fame during a ...

Peterson takes reins of McComb hoops | Sports  McComb Enterprise Journal

McComb High School's search for a boys basketball coach recently ended with Karshae Peterson taking the reins of the storied program.

Teacher waives hearing | News  McComb Enterprise Journal

A female high school teacher accused of seducing a male 10th-grade student waived a probable cause hearing Tuesday, which enabled authorities to go ahead ...

McComb principal honored | News  McComb Enterprise Journal

When Robert Lamkin appears at McComb school board meetings, it's usually to talk about good things that are happening at McComb High School, where he is ...

No kids allowed at 'adult prom' | News  McComb Enterprise Journal

It's prom season and no teenagers are allowed. The second adult prom will be held 7 p.m. to midnight Nov. 24 at the McComb Mill on 529 South Broadway.

Mims to seek fifth term in state House  McComb Enterprise Journal

State Rep. Sam Mims said he intends to seek a fifth term in office. The McComb Republican represents House District 97, which covers parts of Adams, Amite, ...

State releases accountability report for public school districts  McComb Enterprise Journal

The Mississippi Department of Education released A-F letter grades for public school district's today, reflecting students' performance on standardized tests ...

ALERT DAY: Winter weather school closings and delays  WLBT

Some schools are closing ahead of the winter weather threat moving into Mississippi early Tuesday morning.

Famed educator Julian Prince writes book on integrating Mississippi schools  Jackson Clarion Ledger

Legendary Mississippi public school administrator Julian D. Prince's new book captures the trials of integration in the 1960s, but it also could serve as a blueprint ...

Police looking for 14-year-old runaway | News  McComb Enterprise Journal

McComb police are looking for 14-year-old Yanaedys Cuevas, who hasn't been seen since she ran away from home last week.

Taylor, Brewer vie for circuit bench | News  McComb Enterprise Journal

Two men with years of court experience will compete Tuesday for the position of circuit court judge in Pike, Lincoln and Walthall counties.

End of the line | News  McComb Enterprise Journal

Winnie Len Howell's efforts to preserve the railroad history of McComb began in 1975, marking the start of a series of lessons in patience and perseverance.

New administration takes office, opens new era in McComb  McComb Enterprise Journal

A packed audience in McComb's State Theater fanned themselves with programs on a sweltering afternoon Saturday as they witnessed the new city board take ...

McComb man was among first on scene to respond to Jonestown massacre  McComb Enterprise Journal

On Nov. 19, 1978, David Netterville was stationed with the U.S. Air Force in Panama when he got orders to ship out to an undisclosed location. Netterville and ...

JA crowns Austin, Ray | News  McComb Enterprise Journal

The McComb Junior Auxiliary named Charles Ray and Cyrena Austin king and queen during its 57th annual Azalea Ball, held Saturday at the McComb Mill.

McComb Educators: Where Have all the Black Boys Gone?  Jackson Free Press

It's not yet known how many of the black males who entered McComb High School four years ago will cross the stage at graduation and pick up diplomas this ...

Eagles pull out narrow 56-53 win over Tigers | Sports  McComb Enterprise Journal

Like most South Pike/McComb basketball games, Friday's game came down to the last possession.

Brave Times at Burglund High  Jackson Free Press

This story begins after the murder of Herbert Lee in nearby Amite County for his civil-rights activity, which along with the recent appearance of the Freedom ...

Leading by faith | News  McComb Enterprise Journal

McComb Police Chief Damian Gatlin said his new role as the city's top lawman has taken him “full circle” from growing up in the White Acres housing projects to ...

This piece of equipment captured Mississippi history  Jackson Clarion Ledger

It moved southwest Mississippi history onto the newspaper press to give readers a daily glance at their lives at work, at play, at worship, at school.

La'Porsha shoots video | News  McComb Enterprise Journal

First thing's first: No, La'Porsha Renae didn't go to South Pike High School.

Meet the Tigers | News  McComb Enterprise Journal

McComb High School introduced the community to the members of its football, volleyball and cheerleading squads, as well as the high school band Meet the ...

A tale of racial healing in McComb  Jackson Clarion Ledger

Our celebration was shot to pieces when Rotary and state Babe Ruth organization leaders told us that was it, that we couldn't play beyond the state tournament ...

Brady establishes McComb schools service awards | News  McComb Enterprise Journal

The goal of every school district is to get the best out of its students and the adults who help contribute to the school district's success.

Have lessons about Mississippi’s violent past become optional?  The Hechinger Report

McCOMB, Miss.—It wasn't until his senior year of high school that Zachary Schilling learned of the racist violence that had transpired in his south Mississippi city ...

Book on McComb family back in print  Jackson Clarion Ledger

Hodding Carter II's book, "So the Heffners Left McComb," was published one year after the family was exiled from their hometown for attempting to mediate the ...

A different style | Sports  McComb Enterprise Journal

New McComb head boys basketball coach Leon Harris has experience at the AAU, high school and college level, and he hopes to use it to build on the success ...

MHS takes 55-6 homecoming win over South Pike | Sports  McComb Enterprise Journal

For homecoming 2013, the McComb Tigers dressed to impress with the unveiling of new uniforms.

Spinks takes over McComb baseball program | Sports  McComb Enterprise Journal

New McComb High School head baseball coach Dominic Spinks took his position this week and has plans to move the program forward at all levels.

McComb's Felder, Smith sign with Division I programs  McComb Enterprise Journal

McComb's Shayla Felder, seated left, and Destiny Smith, seated right, recently signed scholarships to compete in athletics at Division I programs. Felder signed ...

The making of Marion Barry, Part 1: A DC mayor's activist beginnings in the South  WTOP

The first part of WTOP's three-part series “The making of Marion Barry” looks at how the future mayor got his start in the civil rights movement before coming to ...

This Mississippi plantation was 'not normal,' says a slave descendant  Jackson Clarion Ledger

JEFFERSON COUNTY — When James Belton first set foot on the dirt of Prospect Hill, a plantation during the 1800s, “it sent chills over my body — like I was ...

Ferriday Trojans still in game - Mississippi's Best Community Newspaper | Mississippi's Best Community Newspaper  Natchez Democrat

In his second year as head football coach at Ferriday High School, Stanley Smith has done something that is not all that common – take his team to the state ...

Landrews learned a lot during redshirt year | Sports  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

STARKVILLE – Playing football at the Division I level didn't seem to be in the cards for Jaquarius Landrews back when he was a lightly-recruited, two-way ...

A tribute to 'Miss Mattie' | News  McComb Enterprise Journal

A handful of the hundreds of children illuminated by “Miss Mattie” Rials' sweet spirit and expert storytelling found a way to honor her — by allowing Pike, Amite ...

Jackson Prep legend William 'Buddy' Crosby dies at age 78  Jackson Clarion Ledger

Former Jackson Prep football coach and athletic director Buddy Crosby died on Tuesday.

Mother, daughter work to reach dreams on ice  McComb Enterprise Journal

A former McComb resident is trying to bring a small-town feel to her daughter's demanding life in figure skating.

Former Tiger Luckett prepping for NFL Draft | Sports  McComb Enterprise Journal

Cavellis Luckett, a 2012 McComb High School graduate, graduated from Middle Tennessee University in Murfreesboro Dec. 12 after a four-year college football ...

SMCC gets ready for homecoming | News  McComb Enterprise Journal

Southwest Mississippi Community College will honor its 2017 Alumnus of the Year, along with two Sports Hall of Fame inductees and its Foundation Hall of ...

Tornado terror: Locals recall 1975 killer twister | News  McComb Enterprise Journal

Forty years and one day ago today, a killer tornado ripped through McComb, killing four people in the city before spinning off to rural Lincoln County and taking ...

Five inducted into MHS Hall of Fame | News  McComb Enterprise Journal

McComb High School held a banquet Thursday night to induct its 2014 Hall of Fame. Inductees are, from left, Patrick Henry Johnson, Dr. Jarrold Harrell, Lorraine ...

East St. John baseball coach Matt White accepts same position at McComb (Miss.)

Former East St. John and Riverside baseball coach Matt White has accepted the same position at McComb High School in McComb, Mississippi. (Staff photo).

Smith commits to play for USM | Sports  McComb Enterprise Journal

McComb senior Destiny Smith has taken advantage of an opportunity to accomplish a dream.

Bulldog Redshirts To Watch  247Sports

Mississippi State fans should be impressed by the potential of the redshirt reinforcements on the way to Davis Wade Stadium this fall.

Prep baseball roundups: Newton County blows out McComb in 4A playoff opener  Meridian Star

DECATUR — Newton County High School wasted no time asserting its dominance in the opening round of the playoffs as the Cougars rolled past the McComb ...

Retiring Pike Co. sheriff reflects on career  Jackson Clarion Ledger

MCCOMB, Miss. - Pike County Sheriff Mark Shepherd is looking forward to his retirement, which is just around the corner following his 35-year career in law ...

Parklane inducts 3 into Hall of Fame | Sports  McComb Enterprise Journal

Parklane Academy inducted three people into its Hall of Fame Class of 2015.

Tigers' 'D' faces tough test | Sports  McComb Enterprise Journal

One figures McComb High School's defensive coaches circled Friday's football game at Purvis in bright red ink months ago.

McComb hangs on to beat Poplarville 57-55 | Sports  McComb Enterprise Journal

The McComb High School boys basketball team is one step closer to a third straight 4A State Championship as it squeaked by with a 57-55 playoff win against ...

McComb's big test | Sports |  McComb Enterprise Journal

McComb High head football coach Malcolm Jones said there is a reason to his madness for opening the 2013 prep football season against a pair of 6A schools.

McComb unbeaten in district | Sports  McComb Enterprise Journal

Thanks to a quick start, the McComb High School boys basketball team jumped out to a 10-point lead a little more than three minutes into the game at home ...

Freedom Summer: 50 years later  Jackson Clarion Ledger

Fifty years ago, "Freedom Summer" organizers set out to change Mississippi. They wound up changing the nation, too.

Freedom School starts Monday | News  McComb Enterprise Journal

The McComb School District will kick-off the Children's Defense Fund Freedom School at Higgins Middle School on Monday.

Tigers win 72-54, finish regular season unbeaten | Sports  McComb Enterprise Journal

The McComb High School boys basketball team has won back-to-back state championships, and it still managed to reach new heights — going undefeated for ...

Ruth Daniel Reeves - Daily Leader  Dailyleader

Funeral services for Ruth Daniel Reeves, of Bogue Chitto, are today, Jan. 23, 2018, at 2 p.m. at Montgomery Baptist Church in Summit, with burial at the church ...

QB's 3 TDs lead McComb to win | Sports  McComb Enterprise Journal

VICKSBURG — McComb High School first-year starting quarterback sophomore Venchenza McCray rushed for three touchdowns in the 2014 football season ...

Cramming for Common Core  Jackson Free Press

This fall, McComb's teachers began the mammoth task of preparing students for new tests based on the Common Core State Standards adopted by more than ...

McComb wins another heart-stopper, 25-21 | Sports |  McComb Enterprise Journal

Maybe McComb High School football should come with a warning:

Roadrunners headed to national meet | Sports  McComb Enterprise Journal

Success continues to build for the Southwest Mississippi Roadrunners sanctioned USA track and field club based in Pike County.

Slave descendants helping to preserve Mississippi's Prospect Hill  WWL

JEFFERSON COUNTY, Miss. — When James Belton first set foot on the dirt of Prospect Hill, a plantation during the 1800s, “it sent chills over my body — like I ...

‘Most difficult decision’: Hicks says he’ll miss Quitman  Meridian Star

As a member of MBA Hoops, an AAU basketball team based out of Jackson, Quitman High School standout forward Darius Hicks began to attract the attention of ...

In it to win it: La'Porsha Renae eyes 'Idol' title  McComb Enterprise Journal

When area residents tune in Wednesday night for “American Idol” they'll have the opportunity to root for a hometown performer.

Dyson's toy drive helps local kids | Sports  McComb Enterprise Journal

Jarrod Dyson said he knew about hard times growing up in the housing project across the street from his home church at Flowery Mount Missionary Baptist.

30 players to watch in MS for 2014  For Whom the Cowbell Tolls

Here is a personal list of Mississippi's 12 best players for the class of 2014, plus 18 players to watch for.

James Brown movie: Local makes splash on the big screen - Daily Leader  Dailyleader

One of Lincoln County's Sheriff's Department investigators recently had the opportunity to make an appearance on the big screen. Master Sgt. Damian Gatlin ...

Fond memories | Sports |  McComb Enterprise Journal

As the Pike County 10-year-old American League Dixie Youth Baseball all-stars prepare for the World Series to begin Saturday in Laurel, the team reflected on ...

The 1996-97 ABL Players: Where Are They Now?  Swish Appeal

Whatever became of the players from the first season of modern professional women's basketball - the 1996-97 American Basketball League season? Two of ...

UPDATED: Complete list of athletes honored at Best of MS Preps  Jackson Clarion Ledger

On Thursday, May 28 - The Clarion-Ledger will honor more than 1,500 student athletes in 22 sports at the Best of MS Preps banquet. It's going to be a great night ...

Amite County hangs on to win at N. Pike  McComb Enterprise Journal

The Amite County High School boys basketball team led by as many as 12 points in the second half at North Pike Tuesday night, but they still had to withstand.

Muscle Milk® Provides $250,000 in Grants to 22 High School Athletic Programs Across the Country  PR Newswire

BENICIA, Calif., Feb. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CytoSport™, one of the largest sports nutrition companies in the U.S. and maker of Muscle Milk®, announced ...

Alabama A&M signs 19 players on National Signing Day

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama -- The Alabama A&M University football has signed 19 players to the Bulldog football family on National Signing Day 2015. This first full ...

Navy Petty Officer Wallace finds 'best friend' as Master-at-Arms  McComb Enterprise Journal

Like many military members, McComb native Petty Officer 3rd Class Nicholas Wallace often speaks in acronyms.

Delbert L. Latta (1920-2016): Iconic congressman stayed in close touch with his home district  Toledo Blade

BOWLING GREEN — Delbert L. Latta, a Republican congressman for 30 years known for running his office on a shoestring and keeping close contact with ...

Finishing runner-up | Sports  McComb Enterprise Journal

The ATAK 04 10-and-under softball team based out of Summit finished runner-up in the Fast Pitch America World Series in Branson, Mo., which went from July ...

Ohio students to test drive new Common Core exams; See what schools will take part here  The Plain Dealer

Schools across Ohio will try out new Common Core tests this spring, but don't look for scores for your child. This round of tests is to just try out the tests ...

Mississippi Gulf Coast Honor Flight to fly World War II veterans to Washington, D.C. (Meet the Heroes)  Mississippi Press

Mississippi Gulf Coast Honor Flight plans to fly 87 World War II veterans to Washington, D.C., on May 11 from the Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport.Kim Foster ...

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