Prison time can be counterproductive for many

Opinion

Last week, a legislative task force released a number of recommendations designed to be smarter about how Mississippi punishes adult offenders.

With an incarceration rate that is more than 70 percent higher than the national average, it’s clear that … Read more

Holmes returns to basketball action on Jan. 7

From combined reports

 

The Holmes Community College men’s basketball team heads into the 2014 portion of its schedule with a 7-2 overall mark and a 1-0 record in the MACJC North Division.

The Lady Bulldogs are 2-0 overall and … Read more

Sports schedules

THURS, JAN. 2

Men’s College Basketball

7 p.m. — Maryland Eastern Shore at MSU

Women’s College Basketball

6 p.m. — Missouri at Ole Miss

6 p.m. — MSU at Florida

FRIDAY, JAN. 3

Prep Basketball

TBA — Sam Dale Tournament … Read more

Yokohama job-seekers pack the auditorium at EMCC

MAYHEW – Almost 1,000 people showed up at East Mississippi Community College’s Golden Triangle campus Saturday for information sessions about how to submit successful job applications to Yokohama Tire Manufacturing Mississippi (YTMM).

Yokohama officials announced the selection of West Point … Read more