Continuing to grow … county school district earns ‘B’ rating and best-ever accountability score

LES earns ‘A’ rating, GCHS ranks 11th among all high schools in state By RUSSELL TURNER Herald Editor The Greene County School District has earned its highest-ever accountability score and is in the top third of all Mississippi public school districts in terms of student performance. Unofficial results from the Mississippi School and District Grading System…

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Some CBD vapes contain street drug instead of the real thing

By HOLBROOK MOHR – Associated Press Jay Jenkins says he hesitated when a buddy suggested they vape CBD. “It’ll relax you,” the friend assured. The vapor that Jenkins inhaled didn’t relax him. After two puffs, he ended up in a coma. That’s because what he was vaping didn’t have any CBD, the suddenly popular compound extracted…

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Penalties, turnovers doom Cats in loss to Citronelle

By RUSSELL TURNER Herald Staff Penalties and turnovers doomed the Greene County Wildcats in Citronelle, Ala. on Friday. The Wildcat offense spent a good bit of time on the Citronelle end of the field, but untimely penalties and turnovers spoiled every opportunity GCHS had for getting in the endzone. Likewise, the Greene County defense, despite being…

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News of conditions in Miss. prisons sparks call for reforms

Editor’s Note: The following article was produced in partnership with the Mississippi Center for Investigative Reporting, which is a member of the ProPublica Local Reporting Network. The story is part of an ongoing investigation into the Miss. corrections system. By Jerry Mitchell Mississippi Center for Investigative Reporting Top Mississippi officials called for a review of…

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Former GCHS Wildcats making impacts on juco campuses around state

From the soccer pitch to the football field, local student athletes doing well this fall By RUSSELL TURNER Herald Editor A host of former Greene County Wildcats are shaking things up this fall in Mississippi junior college athletics. Local fans need to look no further than the campus of Pearl River Community College in Poplarville to…

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Rebels retain Golden Bell with win over Wildcats

      Cat fight in Citronelle up next for GCHS By RUSSELL TURNER Herald Editor Friday night was a tough one for the GCHS Wildcat football team. Not only did the Wildcats drop a disappointing loss to their rivals from George County, they also continued to get hit by an injury bug that has…

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Town of McLain soliciting bids for fencing, debris removal

ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS TOWN OF MCLAIN WASTEWATER SYSTEM REHABILITATION RE-BID CDBG PROJECT #1135-18-246-PF-01 CONTRACT NUMBER 2 – SECURITY Sealed bids will be received at City Hall, 106 Church Street, McLain, Mississippi 39456, until 3:00 pm local time, on Monday, September 23, 2019, at which time they will be publicly opened and read aloud. These bids…

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