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COVID cases up by 42 over the week

The number of COVID-19 infections continues to go up in Mississippi.

Sports

KA Rams fall to Columbus Friday

The Kemper Academy Rams dropped a 38-14 decision to Columbus Christian in eight-man football Friday night.

Free legal clinic set for Oct.

The Mississippi Volunteer Lawyers Project (MVLP) and the Sixth Chancery District in Mississippi are hosting three (3) free family law legal clinics to assist low income residents with their uncontested family law matters.

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Community calendar Kemper County Extension office is in search of volunteers to lead the 4-H Shooting Sports Program. The success of 4-H programs relies heavily on dedicated volunteers.
COUNTY JAIL DOCKET Thaddis Holmes, 45, 1519 Burrage Rd Preston, MS, Charge: Domestic Violence 
Healthy snack ideas for ball games Well, if you have kids or grandkids in school you are probably going to have to go to a sporting event or two.
Kemper county football suffers loss The Kemper County Wildcats dropped a 41-7 decision to Louisville Friday night. 
Lions defense stands out in opening victory SCOOBA – In their long-awaited return to the gridiron, the Lions of East Mississippi Community College used a strong defensive effort to post a season-opening 32-7 home victory over East Central here Thursday night.
Volunteers search for Netherland The Kemper County sheriff’s department is asking for the public’s help in finding an elderly woman who wandered away from her home. Family members have said she suffers from dementia.
COVID cases continue to rise The number of COVID-19 infections are going up in Mississippi as state health officials continue to urge Mississippians to get vaccinated for COVID-19.
EMCC announces new HoF members SCOOBA – East Mississippi Community College will induct 10 new members into the EMCC Sports Hall of Fame on Thursday, Sept. 23, when the Lions entertain the Holmes Bulldogs at Sullivan-Windham Field on the Scooba campus.
Community calendar Kemper County Extension office is in search of volunteers to lead the 4-H Shooting Sports Program. The success of 4-H programs relies heavily on dedicated volunteers.
KA Rams seek to rebound against Columbus The Kemper Academy Rams will try to get back on the winning Friday night when they visit Columbus Christian in eight-man football
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Wicker advances sport fisheries legislation

Mississippi is very fortunate to have U.S. Senator Roger Wicker representing our great state and nation.

After school snacks keep everyone happy

We're all glad for them to be back on a regular schedule. Our main problem is when they get home, they are starving. They act like they haven't eating all day. If we don't have a snack ready, they'll eat so much they won't eat supper. Our best bet is to have a healthy snack ready for them. Here's some suggestions to hold them over until it is supper time.

Kemper Wildcats open with strong victory

The Kemper County Wildcats opened their 2021 football season with a 47-20 victory over Leake Central Friday night on the East Mississippi Community College campus in Scooba.

Rams even record at 1-1 with 52-12 win

The Kemper Academy Rams rebounded from their season opening loss to roll over Discovery Christian School 52-12 in eight-man football action.

Health officials praise vaccine

State health officials continue to urge Mississippians to get vaccinated for COVID-19.

Unemployed total drops in July by 1.4% for Kemper

Kemper County’s July 2021 unemployment rate of 9.4% dropped when compared to the previous month rate of 10.8%,  according to the Mississippi Department of Employment Security.

Hurricane leaves little damage in Kemper

What was Category 4 Hurricane Ida passed over Kemper County Monday night dumping rain but leaving minor damage.

Community calendar

Editor’s note: The Kemper County Messenger publishes the Community Calendar weekly in this space. It covers events, announcements and happenings in Kemper County. We welcome your news and …

EMCC awarded $200K grant for apprenticeship training

The Workforce and Community Services division at East Mississippi Community College has been awarded a $200,000 grant to provide training to area workers through the Mississippi Apprenticeship Program, or MAP, a state apprenticeship program supported by the U.S. Department of Labor.

EMCC adds Neal as assistant director of bands

SCOOBA – Director of Bands Chris King was so excited about the prospect of Ben Neal joining him here at East Mississippi Community College, he reached out for an official interview on Neal’s honeymoon.

Obituaries
Elbert Lamar Harbour
 Graveside services held August 18, at Hazlehurst City Cemetery for Elbert Lamar Harbour, 83, who passed away on August 14 at his … Read More
Maureen Hill Holloway
Graveside services for Mrs. Maureen Hill Holloway were August 9, 2021, at Blackwater Baptist Church Cemetery in Daleville with Rev. … Read More
SFC William Arnold "Mac" McWilliams
SFC William Arnold “Mac” McWilliams, (United States Army, Retired), a resident of Ozark, Alabama died early Thursday morning, … Read More
Judy Wiggins
Services for Judy Wiggins were held Sunday, August 1, 2021, at 3:00 p.m. from Hopewell United Methodist Church in Kemper County with … Read More
Margaret Warren Allen
Funeral services for Margaret Warren Allen, 94, were Friday, July 16, 2021, at 11 am, at New Hope United Methodist Church in Dekalb, … Read More
Daisy Smith
Funeral Services for Mrs. Daisy Smith were Saturday, July 17, 2021, at 5:00 p.m. from Damascus Freewill Baptist Church in Kemper … Read More

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