STATE WIDE--Gov. Tate Reeves stressed during a news conference Thursday that he doesn't believe it's his job as governor to make blanket decisions for school districts across the state. He said he believes shutting down all schools because of coronavirus is a mistake."I'm not,... Read More.
Neshoba General Hospital & Nursing home is hosting a FREE vaccine event.The event will be held at the Neshoba County Coliseum on Wednesday, August 25th from 1:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Anyone that is eligible to receive the vaccine is encouraged to participate. The... Read More.
WASHINGTON--The Department of Homeland Security has reason to believe terrorist groups like Al Qaeda are still capable of executing attacks against Americans, and they are warning people to be on the lookout. Congressman Bennie Thompson (D-Miss.), is also encouraging vigilance, but not just for... Read More.
PHILADELPHIA, Miss.--The pandemic may be worse than it has ever been in Mississippi, according to numbers released by the state Dept. of Health. More than 4,000 cases were reported Wednesday, with 36 more people dead from the virus.That number includes two people in Holmes... Read More.
JACKSON, Miss.--The state's largest hospital and trauma center, the University of Mississippi Medical Center, usually takes the transfer patients from smaller hospitals across the state. But, they've been jammed up with COVID patients themselves. Now they've opened a second field hospital in the parking... Read More.
CARTHAGE, Miss.--Gas prices in central Mississippi, have gone up a few cents since Monday. Mississippi's senators have asked the president to reconsider his solution to rising gas prices.Gas in Carthage was right around the state average of $2.77 per gallon, according to Gasbuddy.com. It... Read More.
CARTHAGE, Miss.--The state Dept. of Health reported 67 more COVID deaths Tuesday. One of those people was in Attala County. Another was in Neshoba, a county that has had the highest number of cases in the state, per capita.Three more people were reported dead... Read More.
STATE WIDE--For the weekend 7,839 new cases of coronavirus were reported, with 52 deaths. Two of those deaths were in central Mississippi: one in Attala County and one in Scott County.Gov. Tate Reeves has been getting pressure to issue a state-wide mask mandate, but... Read More.
WASHINGTON--Some people have compared America's withdrawal from Afghanistan to the fall of Saigon. Two Mississippi Republicans called the scene in the country's capital city a "failure" and a "cowardly betrayal"."What has happened in Afghanistan is a complete failure that rest solely on the shoulders... Read More.
Boswell Media Sports's weekly football pick'em "Kicks Picks" is back for 18th season on Breezynews.com and Kicks96news.com.Make your picks each week for the best high school and college football games in the state. If you get the most right, then you’re a winner.The weekly... Read More.
KOSCIUSKO, Miss.--It's a testy time in central Mississippi. No one is immune from having to deal with coronavirus and Mississippi's vaccination rate is still the lowest in the country. But, that number is going up."We have now surpassed the peak we had over the... Read More.
DURANT, Miss.--The average price for gas in Mississippi is $2.70 this morning. That's 37 cents cheaper than the national average, says Gasbuddy. But, it's more expensive if you're getting gas along I-55.If you're in Carthage, you're paying about $2.62. Philly has it generally in... Read More.