Area Breaking News

Local plant seeks 80+ workers

Brigade Manufacturing is still looking to add additional workers even after holding a job fair at the plant last week. The plant needs 80+ workers as machine operators, supervisors, technicians and general laborers. You may still apply for positions by applying online at www.tylertownmade.com/jobs or print out the application, fill it out and drop it…

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Tornado victims can apply for disaster assistance

Walthall county residents can now apply for federal disaster assistance under FEMA’s Individuals and Households Program for uninsured damages and losses as a result of the severe storms, tornados, straight-line winds, and flooding on April 12. Walthall was among several other counties added to the disaster declaration signed by the President on April 16, along…

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Local officials looking for Sunflower replacement

Officials are exploring all options to obtain a replacement for the downtown Sunflower food store, closing this week. Mayor Ed Hughes said town officials, the chamber and business leaders are exploring all options in a search for another food outlet to occupy the location. “We feel it is important to offer residents a choice, and…

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Alford reminds board of election; says beer, liquor may make ballot

Discussing the upcoming November election with supervisors last week, circuit clerk Vernon Alford said a liquor proposal may appear on the ballot if a group that discussed getting up a petition is successful in gathering enough signatures. Alford said a drive to collect signatures a couple years ago never gained the amount of names needed.…

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Coupon booklet has savings, discounts to Times readers

Coupon booklets coming in the May 7 Tylertown Times should interest local shoppers as they are filled with manufacturer’s coupons offering savings and discounts on a variety of home health, household and personal hygiene products. The booklets, from RetailMeNot, feature a downloadable app from Rx saver for up to 80% savings on prescriptions; discounts on…

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State begins to re-open businesses

At press time Monday, Mississippi’s statewide lockdown was to end at 8 a.m. Gov. Tate Reeves made the announcement Friday in a statewide address, explaining his path to re-opening Mississippi. A different order, a “safer at home” order, replaces the previous stay at home order. The new order from the governor allows widespread reopening of…

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Dairy Fest cancelled

Citing concern for public health in the wake of the worldwide coronavirus pandemic the Walthall Dairy Festival board of directors voted last week to cancel the 2020 festival, which had been scheduled for June 6. The directors voted unanimously to cancel the annual festival for the first time in its over 40 year history. “While…

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