Philadelphia Board Votes For Medical Marijuana

Aldermen in Philadelphia had indicated last week they would opt out of Mississippi’s medical marijuana law.  Last night, one of the board members changed his mind and the 3-to-2 vote went the other way with the city now planning to allow medical marijuana.   That... Read More.

Two Tornadoes Confirmed In Winston County

The National Weather Service has now confirmed a total of 15 tornadoes from last Wednesday's outbreak of severe storms in Mississippi.  Two of them were on the ground in Winston County at the same time. 0851 PM TORNADO ... Read More.

Damage Reported After Easter Storms In Mississippi

It was a stormy Easter weekend with two rounds of severe weather in Mississippi.  Severe storms on Saturday were followed by more of the same which moved through the local area Sunday morning knocking down some trees on Highway 19 southeast of Kosciusko, blowing... Read More.

Mississippi Soldier Wounded In Africa Receives Purple Heart

From the Mississippi Army National Guard:     STUTTGART, Germany – In a rare public recognition of U.S. special operations forces in Africa, Master Sgt. Steven Corley of Brandon, an intelligence noncommissioned officer with 2nd Battalion, 20th Special Forces Group (Airborne) headquartered in Jackson, was awarded the Purple Heart... Read More.

AAA: Gas Price Decreases Slower At The Local Level

In Mississippi, we’re paying an average of almost a nickel less at the gas pumps compared to a week ago, now $3.86.  But AAA says, locally, we’re still higher than the statewide average.  The auto club says in Attala County, the average price has... Read More.

NWS To Survey Local Storm Damage Today

A National Weather Service survey team today plans to inspect Wednesday’s storm damage in Attala and Leake counties to determine if it was caused by a tornado—and if so, how strong that storm might have been.  Already, ten tornadoes have been confirmed in Mississippi,... Read More.

Storm Damage Reported Locally

Wednesday’s storm damage in this part of central Mississippi was concentrated near the Attala-Leake county line.   Emergency managers in the two counties say what may have been a tornado left behind a trail of damage in three areas.  One home was heavily damaged by... Read More.

Before The Storms, A High Wind Warning Is In Effect

From the National Weather Service….   ..HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM THIS MORNING TO 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING... * WHAT...South winds sustained 25 to 35 mph with widespread gusts to 55 mph expected. Isolated gusts up to 60mph. These winds will occur... Read More.

Wind Advisory For Local Area Tomorrow

From the National Weather Service... ...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM TO 7 PM CDT WEDNESDAY... * WHAT...SUSTAINED WINDS OF 25-35 MPH OR GREATER WITH GUSTS OF 50 MPH OR GREATER IS EXPECTED OUTSIDE OF THUNDERSTORMS. * WHERE...PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST LOUISIANA, CENTRAL AND SOUTH ... Read More.