COLUMBUS, Miss. (WCBI) — Heritage Academy Elementary School looks a little brighter. Students helped clean up the campus as part of Earth Day lessons. Students washed windows, picked up trash, pulled weeds and planted flowers around the school. They say they had a great time learning about the environment while making their school a nicer play to learn. Earth Day
COLUMBUS, Miss. (WCBI) -Heritage Academy Elementary School looks a little brighter today.Students helped clean up the campus as part of Earth Day lessons. Students washed windows, picked up trash, pulled weeds and planted flowers around the school. They say they had a great time learning about the environment while making their school a nicer play to learn. Earth Day was
TUPELO, Miss. (WCBI) -Lee County deputies continue the search for the people who shot one man and beat another with a pistol. Sheriff Jim Johnson says the shooting happened in western Lee County on Thursday. The shooting victim was shot several times. Both were taken to the hospital. Johnson says the victims contacted the suspects to arrange an illegal transaction.
Jessica Hardy Jackson, MS—A Wisconsin resident has been arrested following indictment for felony exploitation of a vulnerable person, announced Attorney General Jim Hood today. Jessica Hardy, 23, of Beloit, Wisconsin, was arrested today by the Beloit police department in Wisconsin following an indictment by the Lee County Grand Jury on one count felony exploitation of a vulnerable person. Hardy is
TUPELO, MISS. (WCBI) – Students and teachers in the Tupelo Public School District will benefit from grants awarded by a group of individuals and businesses. The annual luncheon for the Association for Excellence in Education, on Friday, provided a first hand look at how the private grant dollars impact students in the district. It was definitely a time to shine
TUPELO, Miss. (WCBI) -MDOT equipment operators took part in their version of a “roadeo” Thursday morning. The annual MDOT Roadeo was held at the District One headquarters in Tupelo. Nearly 100 equipment operators and drivers took part. They had to maneuver through six obstacles and challenges, which included parallel parking, keeping truck tires in a straight line, and using a
COLUMBUS, Miss.(WCBI)–At the helm of economic development in the Golden Triangle, the LINK has been successful in Columbus and Lowndes County, and now West Point and Clay County with the landing of Yokohama Tire. For right now the Link is focusing soley on Starkville and Oktibbeha County. Thursday, on the Mayhew campus of EMCC the Golden Triangle Development LINK gave
JACKSON—Gov. Phil Bryant has vetoed the following four bills: · House Bill 1047: includes legally problematic changes to the Tort Claims Act; · Senate Bill 2161: does not require ending Common Core in Mississippi; · Senate Bill 2269: reduces public transparency regarding Mississippi Coast Coliseum contracting activities; · Senate Bill 2370: duplicates language and duties regarding two Medicaid committees. House