Kemper County Emergency Management director Ben Dudley presented a petition to the Kemper County Board of Supervisors during their Jan. 18 meeting requesting the board set a hearing on changes in the county’s fire rating districts.
Otorhinolaryngology. Most of us do not have a clue what this word means, and have most likely never heard it, have trouble pronouncing it, and if asked to spell it cold, would be lost after the first few letters.
The mayors and boards of aldermen in both DeKalb and Scooba have pushed making changes to the appearance of their respective towns to the forefront of their agendas.
The Kemper County High School Lady Wildcat softball team should have an exciting 2022 season ahead, especially since they will be playing their home games in a totally renovated facility.
The 2nd Congressional District will meander the almost length of the state along the Mississippi River under the congressional redistricting plan approved 76-42 Thursday by Republicans in the House of Representatives.
The omicron variant is pushing already strapped Mississippi hospitals across the state to their limits, as health care workers attempt to treat a growing volume of patients despite having record low numbers of nurses on staff.
A planned gift by the late Cora Mitchell of DeKalb, who taught business on East Mississippi Community College’s Scooba campus for two decades, will benefit students and programs at the college for years to come.
Here are a few items of interest from issues of The Kemper County Messenger from one, five, 10, 25, 50 and 80 years ago.
STARKVILLE — The Mississippi State University Extension Service has been awarded a grant that will help educate, recruit and retain tribal students from the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians (MBCI) to succeed in college and in a career.
At its monthly meeting held last Thursday the Kemper County School Board recognized teachers and parents of the year.
A day after the massive tax cut bill championed by Republican Speaker Philip Gunn passed the House, a member of his leadership team took bold action.
According to County Road Manager, Glenn Williams, missing roads signs are a big problem throughout the county, which has been an ongoing issue for a long time, creating safety issues, as well as a financial burden to the county.
This past Monday, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was honored with a service held at Belmount M.B. Church in DeKalb.
The state House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed legislation in 2008 to restore voting rights to all Mississippians convicted of felonies, except for those convicted of murder or rape.
STARKVILLE — Excellent commodity prices propelled Mississippi agriculture to its highest level: an estimated $8.33 billion value in 2021.
The Rev. Rontal Jenkins firmly believes that the key to Kemper County’s success is directly tied to its public school system.
The Kemper County Board of Supervisors made short work of a lengthy agenda, taking care of the main part of the business in Monday morning’s meeting in less than 30 minutes.
The 2022 legislative session, which was set to begin this week is shaping up as one of the most eventful in recent memory.
East Mississippi Community College will be holding three cheerleading stunt clinics during the opening months of the new calendar year in advance of the college’s 2022-23 cheerleading tryouts.
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