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Alva Hospital Authority holds last meeting of the year

The Alva Hospital Authority held their final formal meeting of 2017 on Tuesday night. The December meeting is usually a dinner for board members and their spouses. A meeting notice is posted, but it states that no business will be conducted. The next formal meeting will be in January. CEO Kandice Al

ALVAREVIEWCOURIER.COM - 2017-11-24 08:00:00

Alva library planning more activities

Over the years, the local library has been evolving to meet the changing needs of the community. At the Alva Public Library Board meeting Tuesday, Director Sandra Ott-Hamilton discussed plans to "build a client base through positive experiences." By providing programs for younger community members,

ALVAREVIEWCOURIER.COM - 2017-11-24 08:00:00

November Rotary Students of the Month honored

Alva High School Rotary Students of the Month - From left: Lane Scarbrough, Rotarian John Ryerson, Callie Duncan. Lane is the son of Dr. Dean and Cassandra Scarbrough. High school activities include, basketball, football, soccer, student council, FFA, FCA (Fellowship of Christian Athletes) and Key C

ALVAREVIEWCOURIER.COM - 2017-11-24 08:00:00

Robotics team wins awards at game day

Members of the Burlington Robotics team that participated in game day are (top row) Dakota Smith, Gavin McCullough, Jared Peffly, JC Crusinberry, Silvery Kiwia and Mrs. Jennifer Newlin; (bottom row) Jazmine Vest, McKenzie Olson, Alyssa Russell, Makayla McCullough and Hailey McCullough. On Oct. 28, m

ALVAREVIEWCOURIER.COM - 2017-11-24 08:00:00

Burlington students donate to food bank

Nancy Klippenstein (left), Kayli Stewart (middle) and Karlie Heatherman (right) help sort donated food. The Burlington school had their annual Thanksgiving food drive hosted by the student council the week before Thanksgiving. The junior high and high school collected 580 items and the elementary br

ALVAREVIEWCOURIER.COM - 2017-11-24 08:00:00

Burlington's own parade of Thanksgiving floats

Rebecka Carlson, Burlington third grader, tells about the balloon "float" she made. Who doesn't love a parade? Oh, the excitement, the noise, the colors, and the thrills of seeing something new. Burlington third- through sixth-grade students learned about the history of the Macy's Thanksgiving Day P

ALVAREVIEWCOURIER.COM - 2017-11-24 08:00:00

Veterans honored at Burlington Schools

Burlington seniors and veterans during Veteran's Day at Burlington School. On Friday, Nov. 10, Burlington school had an assembly to celebrate Veterans Day. The entrance was decorated with Veterans Day artwork from the Burlington art students. The senior class conducted the assembly and the Burlingt

ALVAREVIEWCOURIER.COM - 2017-11-24 08:00:00

Burlington FFA Competes at Nationals

From left: Brenner Clark, Sadie Crusinbery, Caitlin Flackman and Gavin McCullough competed at National FFA Convention in Nursery/Landscape. The 90th National FFA Convention was held October 24th-27th, 2017, in Indianapolis, Indiana. The Burlington FFA Nursery Landscape Team competed at nationals. Ga

ALVAREVIEWCOURIER.COM - 2017-11-24 08:00:00

University Wellness Center Madison location closing at the end of the month

MADISON, Miss. (WJTV) - The University Wellness Center Madison location is closing at the end of the month. The center sent letters to members to update them on the status of finding a new location. University Wellness Madison will close effective end of business Thursday, Nov. 30. Members were noti

WJTV.COM - 2017-11-22 22:23:43

Deadly motorcyle crash in Madison

MADISON, Miss. (WJTV) - Madison Police responded to a deadly motorcycle crash on Tuesday. Officers said the driver was ejected from the motorcycle. Around 6:12 p.m., first responders went to the East Frontage Road of Interstate 55 just south of Madison Avenue to respond to the crash. Authorities sai


Overnight news: JPD officer involved shooting; Brookhaven nightclub shooting

The Jackson Police Dept. is investigating an officer involved shooting after a man allegedly pulled a gun at a traffic stop. The incident happened in the 3000 block of Bienville Drive around 3 a.m., JPD Public Information Officer Sgt. Roderick Holmes said in a news release. The passenger exhibited s

THE CLARION LEDGER - 2017-11-24 13:33:43

Community rallies behind 22-year-old diagnosed with aggressive form of brain cancer

diagnosed with brain cancer RAYMOND, Miss. (WJTV) - The day before Thanksgiving, dozens of people came out to donate blood to a 22-year-old woman diagnosed with an aggressive form of brain cancer. Kechaunna Gaddis says her life was flipped upside down when she was diagnosed with brain cancer just

WJTV.COM - 2017-11-22 22:00:23

Jail guard arrested for delivering drugs, contraband to jail

HCSOSOURCE: HCSO Updated: 7:24 PM CST Nov 23, 2017 A Raymond Detention Center jail guard was arrested on Thanksgiving after attempting to bring in drugs and other contraband, Hinds County authorities said. Investigators said deputies recovered multiple cellphones and chargers, Spice, Xanax, PCP an

WAPT - 2017-11-24 01:24:00

Multiple people hurt after Brookhaven club shooting

Brookhaven Police say they want to question Justin Anderson in connection to the shooting | Photo: Brookhaven PD BROOKHAVEN, Miss. (WJTV) - Brookhaven Police are searching for the person responsible for a club shooting. According to officials, multiple people were shot at the Oasis Club on Martin

WJTV.COM - 2017-11-24 12:27:34

Car fire on I-20 past I-220 North

Photo: MDOT Traffic Map JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) - Crews are responding to a car fire on I-20. The fire is past the I-220 North exit. Eastbound lanes are affected. Two lanes are blocked. Drivers should use caution and expect delays. Photo: MDOT Traffic Map JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) - Crews are respondi

WJTV.COM - 2017-11-24 20:16:34

Traffic stop leads to officer-involved shooting in Jackson

Officer-involved shooting on Bienville Dr. in Jackson | Photo: WJTV JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) - Jackson Police are investigating an officer-involved shooting. It happened around 3 a.m. on Bienville Dr. in Jackson on Friday. We're told an officer saw a vehicle driving erratically on the road. During a

WJTV.COM - 2017-11-24 11:45:09

Sherman creates TIRZ area for Schulman's development

Sherman recently took the first step toward the creation of a new Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone around the land to be used for a planned Schulman's Movie Bowl Grille entertainment center and retail development. The Sherman City Council voted unanimously to initiate the formation of TIRZ No. 7 and

HERALD DEMOCRAT - 2017-11-23 06:01:00

Hundreds of homes and apartments may be coming to Sherman

SHERMAN, Tex. (KXII) Crews could soon break ground on hundreds of new homes and apartments in Sherman. "We're growing a lot, the city is, and we're growing faster than we have in other recent years." And FM 1417 has seen a lot of that growth. That's why the Planning and Zoning Committee approved a n


Sherman spending $1.25M on street equipment

After seeing the money Sherman has saved with its in-house utility crew, the city is hoping to create similar savings with the purchase of more than $1.25 million in new equipment for the Street Department. The Sherman City Council recently approved the purchase of two new dump trucks for $228,138,

HERALD DEMOCRAT - 2017-11-23 06:01:00

Southmayd woman hit, killed by truck on Thanksgiving

SOUTHMAYD, Tex. (KXII) -- The woman hit by a truck on Highway 56 in Southmayd Thanksgiving night has died. Police said 31-year-old Nikki Crisp got into an argument with another person in a vehicle, so Crisp got out of the car and started walking on the highway. A truck traveling east on Highway 56

KXII.COM - 2017-11-24 21:50:00