Arguably the most singeing hot button topic of this election year is the proposed amendment to the Mississippi Constitution known as Initiative Measure No. 42. There’s been a a great deal of rhetoric surrounding Initiative 42 (and its less elegantly named ballot mate, Alternative Measure No. 42A) over the past several months. It’s been a […]
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Itawamba Community College has been ranked sixth among the nation’s best community colleges by the national polling group, WalletHub. In addition, the same survey lists Mississippi’s community college system as the best in the country. Factors such as tuition costs and the availability of no-cost tuition were the basis for the ranking system in Wallet […]
Dr. David C. Cole, president emeritus and current interim vice president of economic and community services at Itawamba Community College, challenged the 330 Associate of Arts graduates to achieve the American dream during the 65th commencement ceremony at the Davis Event Center on Saturday In opening, Cole said, “I am the little boy who hoed, […]
* Upcoming event aims to introduce young students to their new favorite pastime: reading Reading is a skill, and as is the case with any skill, ability grows with practice. Stop reading for a lengthy period of time, and it becomes harder to pick it up again. This is especially problematic when it’s school-aged kids […]
“This program is worth every penny spent on it,” said Itawamba County Sheriff Chris Dickinson of the anti-drug education program, DARE. It’s something that’s come into question lately. Within the past two years, the city of Fulton, Itawamba County and the local school district have all questioned their support of the program. It begs the […]
In the wake of last week’s school shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., even local teachers and parents are, likely, a little on edge. That feeling is natural, said officials with both the Itawamba County school district and law enforcement; but it’s also important to remember that such incidents are, mercifully, rare. […]
The local library isn’t commonly recognized as a popular teenage hangout, but Itawamba County Library head Jeffrey Martin sees no reason why that can’t change. The Lee-Itawamba Library System, which includes the libraries in both Tupelo and Fulton, recently received a $3,000 Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) grant from the Mississippi Library Commission. The money was […]
- Mantachie ball field named in memory of young ballplayer February 22, 2017
- Lady Eagles capture division 4-1A tournament title February 22, 2017
- Lady Mustangs top Lady Indians in fastpitch opener March 1, 2017
- Lady Indians season ends in round two of 4A playoffs March 1, 2017
- Lady Eagles come up just short of Jackson March 1, 2017
- Three Rivers continues focus on port, rail, industrial growth March 1, 2017
- More fire departments may see rating drops March 1, 2017
- Qualifying ends Friday March 1, 2017
- County employees get new insurance March 1, 2017
- Traffic stop nets drug, weapon bust March 1, 2017
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