This prolonged heatwave continues today and according to the National Weather Service it is expected to remain through Saturday. "Hot and humid conditions will continue through the remainder of the week with afternoon temperatures in the middle 90s to around 100F and heat indices up to 110F - 115F over consecutive days. Residents are urged to stay hydrated and to avoid spending long periods of time outdoors." Our region remains under a hazardous heat advisory alert. We could see... Read More.
The Attala County Farmer's Market Extravaganza Day is Saturday. And you are invited to come out and celebrate their 10th anniversary in a big way. There will be a variety of local fair including great music, and vendors supplying fresh produce, art, t-shirts, jewelry, honey, fresh meats, pastry, fresh fruits, canned goods and of course the BBQ. Senior food and WIC Vouchers will be accepted too. The event is this Saturday from 8am to 3pm. CDC guidelines and safety... Read More.
Do you need additional money for rent and utilities because of the Covid-19 Pandemic? An upcoming Free Rental Assistance Fair is offering to help. Anyone in the state can attend the fair which will provide computers and onsite agents to assist with applications and information. The event will be hosted by Senator Barbara Blackman, who says there is still $25 million that can be allocated to Mississippians through September 30th. The available funds... Read More.
Significant Heat Stress conditions are possible again today. And hot and humid conditions will continue through the week, according to the National Weather Service of Jackson. "Afternoon temperatures in the mid to upper 90s will combine with high humidity to produce heat indices commonly between 105 and 110. However, values from 110-115 are possible. Residents are urged to stay hydrated and use caution when spending time outdoors." Peak hours are 10am-7pm Precautionary Tips for Today **Drink plenty of fluids, stay in... Read More.
Have you seen her? The Philadelphia Police Department announced that they are "seeking the public’s help in locating 41 year old Amelia Williams, who was reported missing to the department on July 22, 2021 by family and friends. Amelia was last seen walking on Gum St In Philadelphia on July 7. She was frequently seen daily walking around town normally in the area of Lewis Ave and Beacon St." If you have any information or know the whereabouts... Read More.
The MSDH reported 3,608 cases of COVID-19 statewide over the recent three day period.19 of those cases were in Attala, 23 were in Leake, 34 were reported in Neshoba, and 4 in Winston County. That being said, traditional classroom learning resumes for many schools next week. Some districts, including the Leake County School district, are requiring face masks and specific protocols for students, staff and educators. The Mississippi Department of Educators, President Erica Jones, is asking Governor Reeves to... Read More.
Hazardous weather is possible for our region. The National Weather Service of Jackson says hot and humid conditions will continue through the week. "Afternoon temperatures in the mid to upper 90s will combine with high humidity to produce heat indices near 105. Some relief may be seen early in the week where showers and thunderstorms can form, but rain chances will decrease later in the week." Residents are urged to stay hydrated and use caution when spending time outdoors. ... Read More.
The Winston County Farmer's Market is open today. The market features farm to table fare from the county and beyond, showcasing local farmers. It runs from 3:30-5:00pm and is located at the Louisville coliseum. There is no fee to become a vendor. To become a vendor or for more information, contact Jean Harper at 662-312-8004 or Janice Hopkins at 662-705-2019. Louisville Coliseum - 245 Ivy Avenue in Louisville - See Map on Link Below https://www.loc8nearme.com/mississippi/louisville/louisville-coliseum/6207174/ 3:30-5:00pm Fridays