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Alcorn readies for veggie day

The Alcorn State University Extension Program Demonstration Farm will hold its annual Fall Vegetables Field Day from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday at the center in Mound Bayou. The event, sponsored by the Alcorn State University School of Agriculture and Applied Sciences, is free and open to the public.…
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West Bolivar trustees question timeline for repairs

Gary Bailey of Bailey Education Group updated the West Bolivar Consolidated School District Board of Trustees on the construction projects for the West Bolivar High School cafeteria and gymnasium that were damaged during in 2016. Bailey’s timeline for the project is longer than previously reported by then Interim Superintendent Charles…
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Seminar planned to stop gun violence

  Drew resident Shirley Meeks is working with Moms Demand Action to organize a seminar on gun safety and gun violence prevention from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at at the Boys and Girls Club. Shannon Wyatts, mother of a victim of the Newtown shooting, founded Moms Demand Action.…
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Grandparents remembered on special day

The Richard Coleman Recreation Park hosted its annual Grandparents Day celebration Sunday at the Club House in Mound Bayou. According to Artman Jackson, president of the Park, Grandparents Day has been an annual celebration at the park for roughly 15 years.
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