The average price of gas in Mississippi has dropped below $3 a gallon for the first time since mid-July. AAA says, statewide, prices Friday morning were averaging around $2.99. That's down 26 cents in the past month. GasBuddy.com was reporting Friday that, while prices... Read More.
FROM THE U-S ATTORNEY'S OFFICE IN JACKSON: On October 19, 2023, a Red Water man was arrested on a federal criminal complaint charging murder in the second degree. According to court documents, Montero Ray Willis, 21, was charged in the criminal complaint which alleged... Read More.
Current burn bans (Source: MFC) The number of wildfires in Mississippi since Aug. 1 has climbed above a thousand with over 16,000 acres burned threatening almost 2,000 structures. The Mississippi Forestry Commission is urging the public to continue paying attention to local burn bans because... Read More.
FROM THE U-S ATTORNEY'S OFFICE IN JACKSON: A Conehatta man has pleaded guilty to abusive sexual contact with a child. According to court documents, Dayleon Phillips, Sr., 35, engaged in sexual... Read More.
A member of the Philadelphia Fire Department has completed training at the State Fire Academy. Parker McWhirter is a member of Firefighter Class 205 which will graduate Thursday after a seven-week course. McWhirter is among 25 class members.
There’s concern that the war in the Middle East could eventually result in higher gas prices in this country. But not yet. The average price at the pumps in Mississippi continues to drop, down 18 cents in the past three weeks. AAA says gas... Read More.
Last year, the Neshoba County school district earned an "A" rating for the first time. A year later, it's not only done it again, but this time it tied for fourth for the highest number of points among school districts statewide...."Any time you can... Read More.
A new plan to reimburse Mississippi hospitals for treating Medicaid patients would pump hundreds of thousands of extra dollars into local medical facilities-- and would mean millions more for some hospitals. Figures that Governor Reeves' office has released show that Baptist Medical Center-Attala would... Read More.
It won't be long before we start seeing some nice fall foliage in Mississippi. And a survey done by a company which makes photo books has identified the Natchez Trace as this state's number-1 "hidden gem" when it comes to viewing colorful leaves. People... Read More.
A big concert for a small town. The Mississippi Symphony Orchestra performs in Kosciusko Thursday night."We feel it's very, very important to expose as many people as we can to the joy of music and experiencing the music, live music, high quality live music... Read More.
Somebody who bought a lottery ticket in Philadelphia back in the spring is about to lose a lot of money, unless they act quickly."One person for the Mar. 28th drawing of Mega Millions won $10,000 on a ticket," says Meg Annison with the Mississippi... Read More.
With no rain forecast, the threat of wildfires will continue across Mississippi through Friday. The National Weather Service has expanded its Level-1 "limited" threat to cover the entire local area. Low humidity and gusty winds will combine with the continued drought to create favorable... Read More.