It’s Not The Heat, It’s The Humidity

Temperatures in Mississippi in the coming week won't be the hottest we've seen this year but increasing humidity will result in dangerous heat stress beginning with the Fourth of July.  The National Weather Service says it'll only get worse as the week goes on. ... Read More.

Ethel Man Gets Prison for Child Exploitation

An Ethel man has been sentenced to 40 years in prison with 20 to serve with no possibility of parole after being convicted in a child exploitation case.  Attorney General Lynn Fitch  announced the sentencing of Joseph Scott Crosby in Attala County Circuit Court. ... Read More.

Guest, Ezell and Flowers Win GOP Runoffs

One Mississippi congressman survived his Republican runoff—but another one didn’t.   In the Third District, Michael Guest beat Michael Cassidy easily with two-thirds of the vote after a close race in the first primary.   One of Guest's goals was boosting the turnout in the runoff. ... Read More.

Latest Medical Marijuana Application Numbers Released

The State Health Department has approved the applications of 23 medical practitioners to begin evaluating patients to see if they qualify for medical marijuana cards.  The applications of two others have been rejected, meaning they can reapply with additional information.   And two practitioners have... Read More.

Gas For $2.38? It’s Happening In Forest Today

The cheapest gas in Mississippi-- for two hours today-- will be in Forest.  The Mississippi chapter of a group called Americans for Prosperity will be offering a big discount at one gas station-- $2.38 a gallon.  The group's state director, Starla Brown, says that... Read More.

Heat Wave Broken, Tornado Confirmed

What a difference a day makes.   After most of Mississippi struggled through another day of extreme heat on Sunday, Monday's highs were 10 to 15 degrees cooler.  Meridian, which had gone seven straight days with triple digit temperatures, topped out at 91 Monday.   And... Read More.

Entergy Customers To Receive $80 In Settlement

Entergy customers in Attala, Leake and 43 other Mississippi counties will be receiving a check or credit for $80 as part of a $300 million settlement with the state's largest electric utility.  The Mississippi Public Service Commission made the announcement Thursday and said part... Read More.

Carthage Chief Leaving, Returning To Kosy

After only two months on the job, the interim police chief in Carthage will be leaving-- and returning to Kosciusko as a police investigator.  Greg Collins says, "It was a hard decision to make but I felt like at this time it would be... Read More.