Parker Hannifin Celebrates 100th!

Staff Writer: Sue Watson Parker Hannifin, Racor-Division, Holly Springs, rolled out the red carpet to the community recently to help celebrate the 100-year-old company’s success locally and worldwide. Parker Hannifin is the global leader in motion and control technologies, founded March 13, 1917. Parker has four manufacturing facilities in Mississippi – Batesville, Madison, Olive Branch […]

McCormick Locating in County

By: Sue Watson Staff Writer McCormick & Company, a well-known manufacturer of spices, herbs and flavorings, has chosen Marshall County for its warehousing and distribution location. The Maryland-based company has leased a 615,000-square-foot facility in Chickasaw Trail Industrial Park. It will be operational this summer, and the lease with a developer is for 10 years. […]


By: SUE WATSON STAFF WRITER Progress is being made toward the opening of the WIN Job Center in Byhalia. A temporary office for a Northwest Mississippi Com­munity College employee has been opened inside Town Hall in Byhalia while remodeling of quarters for the WIN Job Center is finished, according to Phil Malone, mayor of the town. […]

Niagara Career Fair a Big Success

  By: SUE WATSON STAFF WRITER The parking lot around the Eddie Lee Smith Multi-Purpose Building filled up and a long line of job seekers wrapped around the corner of the building waiting to get in. Inside, Niagara Bottling LLC took applications for employment at its new facility in the Chickasaw Trail Industrial Park in […]

Airport Runway Under Repair

  By: Sue Watson – Staff Writer The Marshall County Airport Committee has a $935,303 project underway to repair cracks and correct surface issues in the runway and then put on a fresh layer of asphalt, thanks to an FAA grant. Runway repair was recently completed and overlay has been postponed until spring. The airport […]