Seventeen Jones College faculty and staff members were recently honored for their accomplishments in the workplace over the previous year. The Employee Appreciation Awards began in 2004 with funds contributed by retired JCJC President, Dr. Ronald Whitehead, and the college’s Foundation, Inc.…

If imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, two residents have attempted their best imitation of Bonnie and Clyde, leading the Jones County Sheriff’s Department and other departments in pursuit of them for several days. However, the Jones County Sheriff’s Department nabbed the alleged su…

Just before graduating from Jones College in May, Matt Burke of Brandon earned a spot in the Mississippi Rural Physicians Scholarship Program at the University of Mississippi Medical Center. As a member of the back-to-back State Championship Bobcat soccer team, Burke played in the first game…

The Mississippi State Bulldogs edged past the Texas Longhorns in their 2021 World Series opener on Sunday night. MSU starter Will Bednar hurled six shutout innings as he allowed only one hit and fanned 15 batters in leading the Bulldogs past Texas, 2-1, at TD Ameritrade Park in Omaha. Landon…

Two Jones College students earned individual honors through the International Honor Society for two-year colleges, Phi Theta Kappa. Sophomore pharmacy major from Laurel, Faith Houston was selected to Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society’s All-Mississippi Academic First Team. Biological Sciences maj…

Country music icon Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library is coming to Jones County. On Thursday, June 24, a newly organized nonprofit organization called Nurture our Future (NoF) will launch the program in the area.

A “suspicious vehicles” call landed three people in jail last week in Bay Springs, and led the Bay Springs Police Department to the seizure of a sizeable amount of illegal drugs.

The College Football Playoff committee has a proposal that would be in play no later than the 2025 season to present to the league commissioners this week in Chicago to add eight teams to the present four-team CFP. Under the proposal the six highest-ranked conference champions and the six re…

Southeastern Baptist College Art Professor Sharon Howard held a reception last Thursday to showcase her artwork to the general public. Her work will continue to be on display inside the Southeastern Baptist College’s library till Friday, June 18.

Jones College is hosting a community-wide blood drive on Tuesday, June 15, in the Student Union, behind the A.B. Howard Gymnasium. Vitalant strongly encourages blood donors to make and keep appointments to give blood between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. Scheduling appointments can be made through this …

Jones College has announced the 2021 spring semester honor roll scholars. Full-Time students with 15 hours or more and who maintain the following grade-point averages made the honor roll: President’s List-4.0; Dean’s List-3.99-3.5: Faculty List-3.49-3.0.

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Landon Sims struck out four in three innings of scoreless relief for his ninth save, and No. 7 overall seed Mississippi State clinched its fifth straight trip to the super regionals with a 6-5 victory over Campbell on Monday.