FROM THE U-S ATTORNEY'S OFFICE IN JACKSON: A Conehatta man was sentenced to 148 months in prison for the use of a firearm during the aggravated assault of another man, announced U.S. Attorney Darren J. LaMarca and Special Agent in Charge Jermicha Fomby of... Read More.
Officials at the Elvis Presley Birthplace in Tupelo say they're extending their “deepest sympathy” to the Presley family after the death of Elvis’ only child, Lisa Marie. Less than a week after attending a birthday celebration for her father in Memphis, she suffered cardiac... Read More.
A fast-moving storm system produced wind damage, hail and at least one tornado across Mississippi Thursday. In Leake County, trees were blown down on Robinson Road near Ofahoma and along Highway 488 near Standing Pine. There were numerous hail reports across Neshoba County. A... Read More.
No more TikTok on state-issued cellphones. Or laptops. Governor Reeves has told agency and department heads he’s banning the video-sharing mobile app on those devices and ordering access to TikTok blocked on the state’s network because of its ties to the Chinese government. Reeves... Read More.
The price of gas is starting to come back down across Mississippi. AAA says the average price statewide peaked Saturday at just over $2.90 a gallon and has been falling slowly since then. The auto club says the latest increase-- which was blamed on... Read More.
This part of central Mississippi has seen 91 new COVID-19 cases in the past week. The State Health Department says that includes 43 in Neshoba County, 34 in Attala County and 14 in Leake County. But there haven't been any additional COVID-related deaths in... Read More.
FROM THE U-S ATTORNEY'S OFFICE IN JACKSON: A Canton man was sentenced to 260 months in federal prison for conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute methamphetamine, announced U.S. Attorney Darren LaMarca and Special Agent in Charge Brad L. Byerley of the Drug Enforcement... Read More.
Some Mississippi communities are seeing an increase in flu cases again. The State Health Department says flu reports peaked in early November with about ten per cent of patients visiting their doctors complaining of flu-like symptoms. The number of flu cases dropped steadily throughout... Read More.
After six straight weeks of falling prices, it's getting a little more expensive to fill up your car across Mississippi. AAA says the average price for gas statewide has climbed more than seven cents in the past week, now at just under $2.79. Locally,... Read More.
The State Health Department, for the third time this month, is reporting a COVID-19 death in Attala County. That makes 123 since the pandemic began. Leake County has had 125 and Neshoba County 247, including one death reported this month. Since Dec. 12, there've... Read More.
State health officials are worried that flu activity across Mississippi will spike as a result of holiday travels and family gatherings during Christmas. The flu levels statewide remain high although there's been a downward trend. In the public health district which includes Attala County,... Read More.
FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN JACKSON: ...HARD FREEZE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT THURSDAY NIGHT TO 6 AM CST SUNDAY...* WHAT...Sub-freezing temperatures as low as 7 degrees fahrenheit in the north to as low as 13 degrees fahrenheit in the south are possible.*... Read More.