Another Monkeypox Case in Area Health District

A fifth case of monkeypox in the public health district which includes Attala County.   The State Health Department isn’t saying which of the nine counties in the district is reporting that case.   Statewide, there’ve been 79 cases of monkeypox.

State Fair Beefing Up Security This Year

If you're planning to attend the State Fair in Jackson this year, expect to see some new security precautions.   Agriculture Commissioner Andy Gipson says they're "pulling out all the stops" to make the fair "the safest place in Mississippi."  A new policy being implemented... Read More.

Choctaw Firefighters Graduate From Academy

Two members of the Choctaw Fire Department are graduating from the State Fire Academy Thursday.   Peyton Bell and Cobi B John are among 17 members of Firefighter Class 198.   They completed an intense seven-week course including online, classroom, and hands-on instruction in the areas... Read More.

Two More Local COVID Deaths Reported

COVID-19 is being blamed for the deaths of two more people in this part of central Mississippi.  The State Health Department is reporting that a Leake County resident and another from Neshoba County died during the last two weeks.  The number of new infections... Read More.

AAA: Gas Price Decline in MS Slowing

Montgomery County has joined the Under 3 Dollars Club.  AAA says it’s now one of nine counties in Mississippi with an average gas price below 3 bucks.  Most of those are south of I-20 but in this part of the state, there’s Montgomery at... Read More.

Entergy to Provide $3.2 Million in Power Bill Assistance

The $80 rebates that Entergy Mississippi customers are getting this month won't be the only assistance the company provides to help with the high cost of electricity.  Wednesday, it announced Operation Bill Assist, a $3.2 million shareholder-funded program which focuses mainly on low and... Read More.

Local COVID Update: Numbers Down in the Past Week

The COVID-19 numbers are looking better in this part of central Mississippi.  The State Health Department says there were only 26 new cases reported in the past week in Neshoba County, 20 in Leake County and 11 in Attala County.   The total of 57... Read More.