Parents and Community Equals Educational Success (PACES) Project is delighted to announce that it has achieved another first for PACES Project’s Learning by Experiencing activities.
The Federal Highway Administration requires that all publicly owned bridges in the United States be periodically inspected. Standard bridges in Kemper County are inspected by the County Engineer.
HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION MEETING The Kemper County Historical Association will meet at the Museum in DeKalb on Monday, Feb.14 at 3 p.m. Election of officers will be held. Visitors and new members are welcome and encouraged to attend.
Here are a few items of interest from issues of The Kemper County Messenger from one, five, 10, 25, 50 and 80 years ago. ONE YEAR AGO
Since the first of the year Kemper County has held several workshops to help better prepare their workers and benefit the county as well.
Kemper County leases a building to Emilia Resources, LLC. Emilia is one of the largest privately owned businesses in the county providing cosmetics, over-the-counter medicines and other devices for multiple distributors across the country.
A proposal has been put forth to establish a new fire rating district around the Sinai Volunteer Fire Department. According to Fire Coordinator, Ben Dudley, a fire rating district is a legally defined boundary, and there is a legal process that must be followed to establish the district.
After a short conversation with differences of opinions being shared, the Kemper County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to lift the mandate it instituted in January requiring masks to be worn on county property.
During its monthly meeting held last Tuesday, The DeKalb Board of Aldermen and Mayor Clark Adams expressed their disappointment with the Kemper County Board of Supervisor’s decision to cut back garbage pick-up from twice a week in the town to once a week beginning on Feb. 1.
Kemper Academy, as a member of the Mid-South Association of Independent Schools, is required to go through an accreditation process every five years, and week before last the school completed the process and received their accreditation.
The fifth week of the 2022 legislative session proved to be the busiest thus far.
Last Wednesday (Feb. 2) was a big day for Kemper County High School athletics as a whole and a half-dozen senior football players in particular.
Kemper County’s unemployment rate was 4.4 percent for December 2021, according to figures from the Mississippi Department of Employment Security.
Eight Kemper Contains were among those who received degrees from Mississippi State University following the completion of the Fall semester.
CLINTON – Elizabeth Dudley of Scooba was named to the Fall 2021 president’s List at Mississippi College.
During the 2014-2015 school year, the State of Mississippi passed legislation that students scoring at the lowest achievement levels in reading on the established state-wide assessment for third grade would not be promoted to fourth grade.
There were even more squeals of joy and sounds of happiness than usual leaking out of Kemper Academy’s K-3 and K-4 students on Jan. 28, as they were paid a visit by professionals from across the county, including firemen, members of law enforcement, nurses, and hair dressers as part of “Community Helpers” week.
Committees met frequently in the Mississippi House of Representatives during the fourth week of the legislative session, as next Tuesday’s deadline to have House Bills out of their corresponding committees quickly approaches.
East Mississippi Community College’s Workforce and Community Services division offers numerous training programs leading to in-demand occupations in the region. Programs range from skill-specific courses that last a few weeks to one-year certificates.
Kemper County School District honored their Teachers/Employees & Parents of the Year with an awards presentation, followed by a luncheon this past Friday, at the John C. Stennis CTE.
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