A one-vehicle motorcycle accident this past Sunday, on Hwy. 14 just a short distance south of the Scooba exit, resulted in the death of 32-year-old Robert Yepez, of Meridian.
The Kemper County Board of Supervisors took care of routine business during their May 2 regular meeting of the board.
Election season is upon us again, although there will be a very limited slate for Kemper County voters to consider.
Action taken during the 2022 Mississippi Legislative Session granted pay increases to 17 elected officials in Kemper County.
By not opting out by the May 3 deadline Kemper County, the Town of DeKalb, and the Town of Scooba all kept the door open to the possibility of the medical marijuana business locating and operating in the county.
East Mississippi Community College held spring 2022 commencement ceremonies Friday, May 6, and Saturday, May 7, at the college’s Golden Triangle and Scooba campuses.
The EMCC rodeo teams closed out the regular-season portion of their NIRA Ozark Region schedules with a second-place men’s finish and a third-place women’s finish at Northwest Mississippi Community College’s annual Ranger Rodeo.
East Mississippi Community College graduate Kayla Nelson has been named a 2022 Coca-Cola Academic Team Bronze Scholar and will receive a $1,000 scholarship.
Two students from East Mississippi Community College’s Scooba campus and two the college’s Golden Triangle campus were named to the Phi Theta Kappa 2022 All-Mississippi Academic Team.
On Thursday, March 31 and Friday, April 1, John C. Stennis Career and Technical Center (CTE) hosted its annual recruitment drive for the ninth-grade class from Kemper County High School.
On March 29, Airman First Class Mercedez Jackson graduated from the United States Air Force Materiel Management Apprentice Course at Joint Base Lackland AFB, Texas. A1C Jackson received distinguished honors wearing the “Green Ropes,” worn by Airman who have volunteered for the United States Air Force’s Airman Leader program, a student-leadership system employed at the Air Force technical training schools designed to cultivate leadership skills among promising Airmen.
At their regular monthly meeting, on Tuesday, April 5, the DeKalb Board of Aldermen heard from Kemper County Sheriff James Moore concerning vehicles that technically belong to the Town.
The young people of Scooba will have something new to look forward to as a new playground will be officially open to the public with a ribbon-cutting ceremony to be held this coming Saturday morning at 10 a.m.
Here are a few items of interest from issues of The Kemper County Messenger from one, five, 10, 25, 50 and 80 years ago.
East Mississippi Community College’s annual Pine Grove Arts Festival on the Scooba campus will take place April 19-21, with some events, such as a concert choir, beauty pageant and art show open to the public.
When fans attend a baseball game at Kemper Academy most of them just see a nice field, what Joel Cumberland sees is young lives touched, dreams achieved, and a lot of chickens.
Elee Reeves, the First Lady of Mississippi, shared a little of her heart with the students, faculty/staff, and administrators at Kemper County Upper Elementary on Friday.
When Ernie and Janet Watt married in 1982, just like many newlyweds they had no idea what the future had in store for them.
The Kemper County Chamber of Commerce is dedicated to improving our county.
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