TCHULA, Miss.--Alphonso Clark has been found safe. He's 85 and you might have heard about a Silver Alert issued for him Sunday because he had been missing from his home in Holmes county. That Silver Alert has now been canceled. Clark lives in Tchula.
KOSCIUSKO, Miss.--You can expect to hear state health leaders talking about getting 5 to 11 year-olds vaccinated for coronavirus soon. In anticipation of the final approval steps for the vaccine, they've ordered 50,000 doses to be delivered to the state. "There's still some steps that we have to go through to be able to start administering vaccine for... Read More.
STATE WIDE--Inflation can mean many things, but mostly it means economic difficulty. Mississippi's lieutenant governor warned that inflation will likely continue and perhaps gets worse, at the annual HobNob event Thursday in downtown Jackson. "Look at the almost 50 percent increase in gas prices. Look at where you can't buy a refrigerator or you can't by a stove... Read More.
KOSCIUSKO, Miss.--Coronavirus numbers back about where they should be after a day with more than 1,600 cases. 344 new cases reported over the past day across the state, with two deaths reported. https://twitter.com/msdh/status/1453391571857068032?s=20 The Miss. Dept. of Health did not explain why numbers went through the roof Tuesday. Cases have been declining for several weeks as the Delta variant has... Read More.
KOSCIUSKO, Miss.--A cold front will come through the area in the next couple of days and bring a change in high temperatures. By Thursday the high will be 66. But, the front is moving slowly and whn it finally does come through, Friday's high will be in the mid 50s. As the front pushes toward our area, there's... Read More.
KOSCIUSKO, Miss.--Coronavirus is not done with us yet. In the past day the Mississippi numbers are higher than they've been in quite a while, with 1,670 cases reported and 33 deaths. That includes one person ion Attala County and one person in Holmes County. https://twitter.com/msdh/status/1453045387338604545?s=20 The jump is more than three times the number of cases reported Tuesday, which was... Read More.
CARTHAGE, Miss.--What you are paying for gas in central Mississippi will likely be affected by a meeting on the other side of the world. When OPEC meets next week, they'll decide whether to increase oil production or keep it the same. OPEC stands for the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries. If OPEC leaders decide to increase production that... Read More.
WASHINGTON--Congressman Bennie Thompson says he may subpoena former president Donald Trump to testify before the Jan. 6 committee about the riot at the U.S. Capitol. "The worst-kept secret secret in America is that Donald Trump invited individuals to come to Washington on Jan. 6," said Thompson, in an interview on CBS's "Face the Nation". Last week the House and... Read More.
LEXINGTON, Miss.--Holmes County Supervisor Alphonso Greer was killed in a wreck Sunday night, says Holmes County Sheriff Willie March. Greer was driving on Hwy. 12, between Tchula and Lexington when he lost control in a curve and flipped. The person who was in the car with him was taken to a Jackson hospital by helicopter. That person's name was... Read More.
KOSCIUSKO, Miss.--Gas prices could go down, after weeks of going up, said Gasbuddy, in a report Monday. It depends upon whether oil prices shoot up again. Right now oil prices are stable at about $83 per barrel and Mississippi's gas average is at $3.05 per gallon. "Gas prices continued to soar in a majority of the nation over... Read More.
WASHINGTON--The IRS has no business in your business, says Congressman Michael Guest. He and Mississippi's two Republican senators are warning of a move by the Biden administration they believe will give the IRS access to almost everyone's bank account information. The administration believes it will keep everyone honest about paying their taxes. Republican lawmakers say it will allow... Read More.
CARTHAGE, Miss.--Central Mississippi has neither the cheapest or the most expensive prices in the state. The state average is now $2.92 per gallon. The national average is now at $3.29 per gallon. Carthage is reporting $2.95 and $2.99, according to Gasbuddy. Philly has several stations selling it in the $2.80s. A couple of stations in Kosciusko were close... Read More.