Severe Weather Threat Now At Level-4 For Wednesday

The National Weather Service is ramping up the threat of severe weather in Mississippi Wednesday.  It's posted a Level-4 "moderate" risk for damaging winds and tornadoes.  After severe storms last week produced an outbreak of 27 mostly weak tornadoes, the main concern this time... Read More.

Vietnam Vets To Be Honored In Mississippi

A wreath-laying ceremony is planned at the State Capitol Tuesday marking National Vietnam War Veterans Day and honoring the 227,000 Mississippians who served during the war.  The Mississippi V-A is recognizing five Vietnam vets who now serve the state in the executive and legislative... Read More.

Income Tax Cut Headed For Governor

The Mississippi Legislature has sent Governor Reeves the largest tax cut in state history.  The bill would trim the state income tax to a single four per cent bracket over a four-year period.  Mississippi currently has tax brackets of four and five per cent. ... Read More.

Three Tornadoes Confirmed In Attala County

The National Weather Service has confirmed three tornado touchdowns in Attala County during the storms that moved through the state on March 22nd.    All three were rated EF-1, one of them the same tornado that hit Goodman.  NWS says that tornado tracked out... Read More.

Some Counties Can Seek Storm Repair Funds

It’s too soon to say if there’s enough damage from this week's storms to qualify for federal disaster assistance.  But the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency says if we don’t get a disaster declaration, some counties can take advantage of the Disaster Assistance Repair Program. ... Read More.

Kemper Tornado The Strongest So Far

As the National Weather Service continues to survey the damage from Tuesday's storms, it looks like the tornado that touched down in Kemper County may have been the strongest.  It's the first EF-3 tornado to hit Mississippi in almost two years.   The tornado in... Read More.

Goodman Tornado Rated “Higher End” EF-1

A survey team from the National Weather Service spent Wednesday morning checking the tornado damage in Goodman, rating the storm a "higher-end" EF-1 with top winds of 105 to 110 miles an hour.  It says the tornado touched down near the Holmes-Yazoo line and... Read More.

Minimal Change In Local Gas Prices

Tracking changes in gas prices in this part of central Mississippi is like watching paint dry.   It's happening very, very slowly.  AAA says the average price in Neshoba County Wednesday is down almost two cents to $3.98, while Leake County's average price is up... Read More.

Governor Gets Teacher Pay Bill

A teacher pay raise bill has been sent to the governor after getting final legislative approval in the House Tuesday. The bill provides a $2,000 raise for assistant teachers and higher salaries for certified teachers at all experience levels and classifications, including: minimum starting pay of... Read More.

COVID Update: Four Local Deaths, Few New Cases

In its weekly county-level COVID-19 update, the State Health Department is reporting three more deaths in Neshoba County and one more in Leake County.  But there's still only a trickle of new cases in the local area -- 17 in Attala County since last... Read More.