It’s rare that you find a nine-year-old interested in news, and it’s even rarer that the same nine-year-old takes his interest for the news and turns it into an idea to begin a newscast at school. However, Latravion Peeples of Vaiden isn’t your average nine-year-old.
The town of Kilmichael is moving forward on an overlay project that is set to begin in late May. During their Tuesday night board meeting, aldermen voted to award Murphree Paving of Tupelo the contract for the paving and overlaying the town wants to do.
On Feb. 25, Gov. Phil Bryant declared a state of emergency for Carroll County and the cities of Carrollton and North Carrollton due to the damage the county sustained during and after the severe thunderstorms of Feb. 20, according to the Proclamation Bryant shared on his Twitter page.
The Carroll County School Board has begun its superintendent search. During a special called work session, board members voted for member Donnie Wiltshire to talk to Mark Waldrip of the Mississippi School Board Association about prices and what consultants can do to guide the board to making an informed decision.
Tyeshia Grant and Jaden Carpenter are members of the J.Z. George High School’s Ladies of Excellence. The group was started in 2016 by Principal Coretta Green. Green also started a male group called Men of Excellence. With the two groups, Green holds the youths accountable for how they carry themselves and how they handle adversity.
A Montgomery County child mauled by a pack of dogs March 15 - 12-year-old Aden Green - is on the road to recovery, according to Sheriff Bubba Nix.
Nix said the update he received Wednesday morning included news that Green was breathing on his own and had asked for a Coca-Cola, which was met with joy by his family.
Carroll County Board of Supervisors have begun the process of taking the Internet tax money allotted by the Mississippi Legislature and completing three road projects in Beats 5, 1 and 3 while a bridge on County Road 22 will be temporarily closed for repairs.
When children are in the third, fourth and fifth grades, they’re really starting to figure out what they want to do in life. At Marshall Elementary, an ambitious group of third through fifth graders are getting a first-hand glimpse into their possible future careers.