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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
An apparent tornado ripped through the Goodman campus of Holmes Community College Tuesday about an hour after most of the students and staff had gone home. Holmes President Dr. Jim Haffey said about 100 people were still on campus when the storm hit but... Read More.
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.
Marty Stuart says he started collecting country music artifacts about 40 years ago after finding something Patsy Cline had owned in a junk store. And he's never slowed down. He's accumulated more than 25,000 Smithsonian-quality pieces that'll go on display when the Congress of... Read More.