One Dead, Two Wounded in Carthage Shootings

One man is dead and two other people are hospitalized tonight after shootings in Carthage which may have stemmed from a domestic dispute.   It happened just as the city's Christmas parade was getting underway nearby.  Leake County Sheriff Randy Atkinson says a man was... Read More.

NWS: Eight Tornadoes Confirmed, Storm Surveys Continue

The local area was spared as at least eight tornadoes touched down in Mississippi Tuesday night and early Wednesday morning.  The closest touchdown to us was the EF-1 tornado which was on the ground for about five miles from Winston County northwest of Louisville... Read More.

NWS: A Close Call for Kosciusko Tuesday Night

A week after Thanksgiving, Kosciusko should still be counting its blessings.   The National Weather Service says a thunderstorm supercell which moved across the city Tuesday night had the potential to produce a strong tornado—in the EF-2 to EF-3 range—had it touched down. “That storm as... Read More.

Damage Reported After Tornadoes Hit Mississippi

Severe storms including tornadoes swept across Mississippi last night damaging homes in several counties and knocking out power to more than 11,000 customers.  The National Weather Service says Lowndes County was among the hardest-hit areas with a grocery store and church damaged north of... Read More.

AAA: Gas Averaging Less Than $3 in MS

For the first time since January, the average price for gas in Mississippi is less than $3 a gallon.  AAA says it dipped to $2.99 this morning continuing a price decline that began about three weeks ago.   While several stations in Carthage and Philadelphia... Read More.

Level 4 Tornado Threat Now Covers Entire Area

The National Weather Service has now expanded a Level-4 "moderate" risk of tornadoes, damaging winds and large hail for to cover all of the local area this afternoon and tonight.  The next-to-the-highest threat level means that NWS expects strong tornadoes (EF-2 to EF-3), including... Read More.

Thanksgiving Travel? Expect Troopers and Cheaper Gas

If you're hitting the road for Thanksgiving, expect to see more state troopers and gas prices that are lower than what we're paying locally.  The Highway Patrol say troopers will be out in force through Sunday night, setting up safety checkpoints to look for... Read More.

MSDH: Flu Activity Eases But Still High

The public health district which includes Attala County has the highest level of flu activity in Mississippi.  The State Health Department's most recent numbers show 28 per cent of the patients going to doctors' offices in the nine-county district had flu-like illnesses, down from... Read More.

Gas Prices Keep Falling, Neshoba the Cheapest Locally

Gas prices have dropped below $3 a gallon in some parts of Mississippi.  AAA says Panola County has the lowest countywide average price, right around 3 bucks.  The statewide average has fallen to around $3.16.  Locally, Neshoba County continues to offer the best bargains... Read More.

Supreme Court Sets Ex-Marine’s Execution

A former Marine Corps recruiter who admitted he raped and murdered a teenage waitress in Itawamba County 22 years ago has a date with death at Parchman.  The State Supreme Court has set December 14th for Thomas Edwin Loden to be executed.   He pleaded... Read More.

Local COVID Cases Increase

The State Health Department is reporting 57 new COVID cases in the local area in the past week-- the most since early October.  It breaks down this way:  an increase of 23 cases in Leake County, 21 in Neshoba County and 13 in Attala... Read More.

Tyson Foods Makes $18M Investment in Walnut Grove

  FROM TYSON FOODS: Tyson Foods is pleased to announce an $18 million investment in the Mississippi economy, expanding the company’s hatchery in Walnut Grove, Mississippi. The project is expected to increase the hatchery’s capacity to hold chicks and eggs, specifically contributing to operational efficiency... Read More.