A Louisiana sheriff says the rocky beach that was the scene of a tragedy involving a family from Ethel is not a popular spot for swimming. 28-year-old Samantha Alexander and her seven- and eight-year-old daughters, apparently drowned. An investigation continues. A nine-year-old boy who... Read More.
All Leake County and Carthage Municipal offices will be closed again today due to inclement weather conditions and dangerous roads. All offices will reopen on Monday.In the meantime, everyone is encouraged to stay home.
Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant says the state burn ban has been lifted because of recent rainfall but some county bans are still in effect.News outlets report Bryant made the announcement Monday after consulting with the Mississippi Forestry Commission.State Forester Russell Bozeman says the department... Read More.