While the number of monkeypox cases in Mississippi continues to grow, there haven't been any additional cases in this part of the state. The Health Department says the statewide total is now 52. Most of those are in and around the Jackson area. The... Read More.
If you're on medication, you probably get at least a 30-day supply. So why should Mississippi patients who qualify for medical marijuana have to buy their products on a weekly basis? That's something the Mississippi Cannabis Patients Alliance is hoping to change next year... Read More.
In Leake County, the district attorney says some people guilty of crimes will walk free after a former sheriff’s deputy admitted he tampered with evidence. D-A Steven Kilgore says all cases originating in the sheriff’s office dating back to 2019 have been re-examined and... Read More.
As the number of Mississippians infected with monkeypox climbs to 44, the State Health Department is reporting that the vast majority of cases involve young Black men, many of them living in and around the Jackson area. In only seven per cent of the... Read More.
The first marijuana plants grown for Mississippi’s medical cannabis program could be harvested in less than two months. Angie Calhoun, founder and CEO of the Mississippi Cannabis Patients Alliance, says many of the licensed cultivators should have their crops ready by the end of... Read More.
After a busy holiday weekend, the Mississippi Highway Patrol is hoping that this time next year, it’ll have more troopers on the roads. MHP is recruiting for its next Trooper School, scheduled for early next year. It's hoping for thousands of applicants with the... Read More.
Only four of Mississippi’s 40 cases of monkeypox have been reported in the public health districts which include Attala, Leake and Neshoba counties. The State Health Department says there’ve been three cases in District 3 which has nine counties including Attala. And there’s been... Read More.
Even though the calendar shows we’ve still got a little more than two weeks of summer left, Labor Day is the unofficial end of the season. You hear a lot of people complaining about how unusually hot... Read More.
Three local high schools are expected to benefit from a program to give more students access to career coaches. The state is investing $8 million to put the coaches in 125 schools including Kosciusko High, Ethel High and Neshoba Central High School. The program... Read More.
We'll never know how much rain fell last week in some parts of Mississippi. The largest amount officially recorded was about 13 and a half inches in Newton County. But the National Weather Service says radar estimates showed as much as 15 inches in... Read More.
Two more local COVID deaths are being reported. But it’s not clear how recent those deaths might have been. The State Health Department says someone in Attala County died between June 10th and August 18th, that death just now showing up during a records... Read More.
President Biden has approved the governor's request for a federal disaster declaration because of Jackson's water crisis. If you're going to the capital city this week, you should know that your favorite restaurant may be closed. Or your doctor's appointment may have been moved... Read More.