The Mississippi Link Newswire The Stewpot Community Services Board of Directors determined in their monthly Board meeting Wednesday, October 15, 2014 that due to a decrease in $190,000 in federal and local grants, Stewpot is no longer able to support all of its 17 different programs. These programs assist 650 poverty level individuals each day […]
Volunteers marked the national holiday for slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. with service projects in Mississippi’s state capital, engaging in community cleanup work and donating items to a soup kitchen. Others marched in parades around the state.
Students from the Jackson Appreciation Club and Belhaven College said the day of service follows Dr. King’s teachings.