By Emma Crawford Kent Daily Journal TUPELO – In 2014, CPR certification became a graduation requirement for Mississippi high school students. Now, with the help of the Mississippi Health Alliance and American Heart Association, high schools across the state are receiving CPR training kits to help students meet that requirement. The two organizations teamed up […]

Daily Journal TUPELO – Mississippi high school seniors graduating this year now have the chance to earn a little extra for college. The Tupelo Elvis Fan Club’s annual scholarship program is now open for application submissions. Residents of Mississippi that are enrolled as seniors in a state high school are eligible for consideration for the […]

By Bobby Harrison Daily Journal Jackson Bureau JACKSON – Any rewrite of the state’s school funding formula during the ongoing 2017 legislative session most likely will be phased in over multiple years, Republican Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves said Monday. Reeves, speaking at a luncheon meeting of the Mississippi State University Stennis Institute of Government/capitol press […]

By Emma Crawford Kent Daily Journal BALDWYN – Residents of the Baldwyn School District voted overwhelmingly in support of a $2 million bond issue that will fund the construction of a career and technical education facility on the district’s high school campus. The bond issue passed with 85 percent support Thursday. Official voting results yielded […]

By Emma Crawford Kent Daily Journal TUPELO – The Tupelo High School marching band is a step closer to raising the money needed to attend the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump next week after local legislators donated $1,650 Monday morning. Area legislators teamed up to make the donation, each contributing however much of their own […]

By Chaning Green Oxford Citizen Willie Price Lab School is in the final stages of preparing for their special dinner and silent auction to be held Thursday in the upstairs of Bouré on the Square. The fundraiser was put made possible through the donations of local businesses and artists and was organized by a special […]

By Floyd Ingram Chickasaw Journal CHICKASAW COUNTY – The Mississippi Legislature will now decide the details of consolidation to join Houston, Okolona and Houlka schools. A report by the Commission on Chickasaw County School Consolidation has been written and was sent to lawmakers last week and the Legislature could vote this spring on how Chickasaw […]

By Ray Van Dusen Monroe Journal ABERDEEN – Thanks to a strong volunteer effort and a $2,100 grant from the Home Depot Foundation, Aberdeen Elementary School now has a place designated for outside learning through its new outdoor classroom. “I had reached out to the PTO president Sandra Eckford after she had gotten in touch […]

By John H. Ward Monroe Journal AMORY – Mayor Brad Blalock recently opened a package of Christmas cards delivered to his office addressed to the citizens of Amory. The senders were a class of fifth-grade students in Amery, Wisconsin, under the tutelage of instructor Michael Simonson. “Amery, Wisconsin and Amory, Mississippi share a remarkable number […]