MS Guard Wraps Up Hurricane Mission in Florida

Some airmen from the Mississippi National Guard who helped restore emergency communications after Hurricane Ian in Florida are back home in Gulfport now.  And today some more Guard personnel who flew helicopter missions in the storm-stricken state will returning to Mississippi.   Bravo Company, 1st... Read More.

Biggest Gas Price Jump Since June in MS

Gas is getting more expensive in Mississippi.   AAA says the average price statewide is up more than three cents since Tuesday, now at $3.09.  It's the biggest one-day increase since the spring price spike ended in June.   And the auto club says there are... Read More.

First West Nile Death in MS in Five Years

For the first time since 2017, someone from Mississippi has died of West Nile virus.   The State Health Department is reporting a death in Panola County.  Only five other cases of the mosquito-transmitted disease have... Read More.

Wildfire Danger Decreases, Caution Still Advised

Mississippi will be under a "limited" threat of wildfires over the weekend.  The National Weather Service says dry and breezy conditions will continue but the risk of fires won't be as high as Wednesday-- when a red flag warning was issued-- and Thursday, when... Read More.

Second Man Sentenced in Child Sex Abuse Case

FROM THE U-S ATTORNEY'S OFFICE IN JACKSON:   A Tucker man was sentenced to 600 months in prison followed by a lifetime of supervised release for the sexual assault of child less than 12 years of age, announced U.S. Attorney Darren J. LaMarca and Special... Read More.

Mississippi Sending Choppers and Comm Support to Florida

The Mississippi National Guard is sending two helicopters and 20 soldiers and airmen to provide hurricane assistance in Florida.  The CH-47 Chinook helicopters and crew members are from Bravo Company, 1st Battalion, 111th Aviation Regiment in Meridian and will provide airlift support to move... Read More.

Meredith to Speak at Ole Miss Commemoration Tonight

Almost 60 years after he enrolled as the first Black student at Ole Miss, Kosciusko native James Meredith will be on the Oxford campus tonight to speak during a program commemorating this weekend's anniversary of that historic moment.  "I think the value of what... Read More.

MDE: Neshoba Ranks Highest Among Local Schools

For the first time since 2019, the report cards are in for Mississippi’s schools.  The State Department of Education has released unofficial accountability grades for all of the schools and districts for last year.  Locally, Neshoba County was the highest-rated district, scoring an A. ... Read More.

Gas Prices in MS Still Falling S l o w l y

While gas prices in many other parts of the country have started to rise again, AAA says we’re still on a downward trend in Mississippi—although it’s slowed so much it may be hard to tell.   Labor Day week, the auto club says we saw... Read More.