(AP) Leflore County government employees will no longer get a day off work at the end of April to observe Confederate Memorial Day. The Board of Supervisors decided Monday to drop that holiday and let county workers take another day off during the year. The new holiday has not been decided, the Greenwood Commonwealth reported. State […]
GREENWOOD, Mississippi (AP) — A Mississippi Blues Trail Marker commemorating the birthplace of blues legend B.B. King near Berclair in Leflore County is missing. The marker was located in front of a small clump of trees at the dusty intersection of County Roads 305 and 513 just west of Itta Bena. All that remains of […]
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Reports of decrepit buildings, illiterate high school students and bloated employee rolls could fuel another round of school district consolidation by the Mississippi Legislature. Bob Strebeck, who runs the Leflore County system since the state took control last year, told Senate Education Committee members Tuesday that conditions in the 2,800-student system […]
JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — The Mississippi state Board of Education is seeking to take over the Claiborne County and Leflore County school districts, but will grant the Yazoo City system a reprieve.
The board voted Friday morning to ask Gov. Phil Bryant to declare states of emergency in Claiborne and Leflore. Byrant could act as early as Friday.
Under an agreement with Yazoo City, the district would lose accreditation and the state would appoint consultants to oversee improvements…
News Briefs From Across The State By Monica Land 7-month-old taken from the home A Jones County woman was arrested Tuesday after she allegedly left her 7-month-old son inside her vehicle while she went inside to smoke meth. Sheriff Alex Hodge said Toni Elizabeth Pryor has been charged with child neglect after her actions were […]
http://www.forextradingsystemss.com By Monica Land Marker was knocked down in December 2011 GREENWOOD – Officials working with the Mississippi Development Authority (MDA) hope to meet with representatives of a local church to discuss moving the blues trail marker honoring Robert Johnson after it was knocked down in December. The damaged marker, located on Money Road, just […]