Archived Stories

GCSD partners with WCU and other public school districts on “Grow Your Own”

The Greene County School District has joined a “Grow Your Own” partnership with William Carey University and seven other public school districts to help fight Mississippi’s critical teacher shortage through. “Grow Your Own” is a program to aid K-12 public school districts to select students for a fast-track program at William Carey that will enable…

Read More

Lady Cats solid in return to hoops action, but GCHS boys outmanned

From Staff Reports Senior Serenity Blakely was one rebound shy of another double-double on Tuesday as the GCHS returned to action for the first time since mid-November and posted a 20-point win over visiting Pearl River Central. The Lady Wildcats got off to a predictably slow start after the roughly 3-week layoff, but got rolling…

Read More

Rams are Little 6 Champs

McLain football team completes undefeated season with win over Richton in Little 6 Championship Game By RUSSELL TURNER Herald Editor The McLain Rams capped off an undefeated season on Monday with an exciting win over Richton to claim the Little Six Conference Championship. The large crowd on hand in McLain was treated to an exciting, back-and-forth…

Read More

ELECTION UPDATE – Precincts ready to go for Tuesday

Despite damage and power outings related to Hurricane Zeta, voters in Greene County can expect to be able to vote at their assigned precincts without problems on Tuesday. Greene County Circuit Clerk Cecelia Bounds said Monday that all precincts are ready to go for the Nov. 3 General Election. Electrical service was a main concern…

Read More

Escapees from Wayne County jail back in custody

Billy Takoda Hinton Jonathan Kane Brown By Paul Keane Special to the Herald   The two inmates who beat a guard and escaped from the Wayne County Adult Detention Center — and two people accused of assisting them while they eluded officials — are all back in jail. Jonathan Kane Brown, of County Road 218…

Read More

Zeta slams Greene County toppling trees and damaging homes

                        Fast-moving hurricane deals direct blow, causing damage comparable to Katrina in parts of county From Staff Reports Clean-up and damage assessment efforts are continuing as Greene County recovers from a direct hit from Hurricane Zeta late last week. County crews and emergency response…

Read More

Local EMA opening multiple ‘safer place to go’ shelters throughout county as Hurricane Zeta approaches

From Staff Reports With Hurricane Zeta bearing down on the Gulf Coast and hurricane force winds expected in the county Wednesday night, the Greene County Emergency Management Agency has announced the opening of multiple temporary shelters for residents. According to EMA Director Trent Robertson, locations across the county will open at 5 p.m. Wednesday as…

Read More

By ANNETTE HARVISON Herald Staff The Mississippi Department of Education (MDE) announced last week the members of the State Superintendent’s Student Advisory Council and two Greene County High School students are included. Greene County High School senior Devon McClelland and junior Taylor Garretson will serve on the Student Advisory Council for the 2020-21 school year,…

Read More