Today's Top Stories

I’m fine, how are you? – our standard answer when someone asks how you are. But are you?
“Education is the key to success in life, and teachers make a lasting impact on the lives of their students” (Soloman Ortiz).
Nearly three quarters of schools and 70% of districts will be rated C or higher when the Mississippi State Board of Education (SBE) officially approves accountability grades Thursday for the 2018-
Verbie Darnell Watkins, Jr. was sentenced to 25 years in the custody of the Mississippi Department of Corrections last week for the murder of Donna Cooper five years ago.
Chris Smith was arrested in Lauderdale County on Wednesday, September 11, after a standoff with law enforcement.

Arrest records

• Matthew Scott, 24, bm, arrested by SPD for FTA

• Jocelyn Davis, 18, bf, arrested by CCSO for driving with suspended license

• Maureka Pickett, 37, bm, arrested by CCSO for aggravated assault

MDOT detours in Enterprise

:    Due to an emergency repair needed to fix damage made to the Interstate 59 southbound overpass, County Road 370 is currently closed under Interstate 59 in Clarke County. Signage is being installed along County Road 370 directing motorists onto the interstate as a detour.