Storms Forecast in MS This Week

We could see another round of stormy weather in Mississippi this week.  The National Weather Service has the entire state under a Level-1 "marginal" risk for Wednesday with the main threat expected to be damaging straight-line winds and heavy rain--  but the possibility of ... Read More.

Gas Prices in MS Falling Slowly After 30-Cent Jump

After climbing for two weeks, the price of gas in Mississippi has started falling slowly.  AAA says the average price statewide peaked at $3.18 on Saturday after a 30-cent jump.   It's dropped a couple of cents since then. The auto club says Leake County... Read More.

CDC: Flu Level in MS Now “Minimal”

Flu levels are lower than low in Mississippi now.  A report from the Centers for Disease Control is classifying the state in the "minimal" category with the State Health Department saying only about three per cent of patients seeing their doctors during the week... Read More.

Medical Marijuana Sales Begin in MS

Three dispensaries have become the first in Mississippi to legally sell medical marijuana.  They opened for business Wednesday in Brookhaven and Oxford.  And the Mississippi Medical Marijuana Association says more dispensaries will have products for sale soon.   The Department of Revenue has licensed 163... Read More.

Pain at the Gas Pumps With No Relief in Sight

It’s costing you an extra 28-cents a gallon—or more-- to fill up your car compared to two weeks ago.  That’s how much the average price for gas has risen across Mississippi.  AAA says we’re now back near the price we were paying in mid-November... Read More.

FOUND SAFE: Silver Alert Issued for Louisville Teen

**UPDATE** 18-year-old William Henry Harrell of Louisville was found safe Tuesday, January 24th.  It was reported that he took shelter in a deer stand overnight.The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation has issued a Silver Alert for 18-year-old William Henry Harrell of... Read More.

Flu Now at Low Level in MS

For the first time since early October, Mississippi is reporting a low level of flu activity.  The State Health Department says only about three and a half per cent of patients seeing their doctors during the week ending Jan. 14 had flu-like symptoms.   That's... Read More.

More Than 200 New COVID Cases Locally

The State Health Department is reporting more than 9,600 new COVID-19 cases in Mississippi in the last two weeks.  That includes more than 200 in Attala, Leake and Neshoba counties.  Neshoba had 96, Leake 59 and Attala 50.  But there were no additional COVID... Read More.