MDHS has just released the P-EBT 2021 benefit list and some of the schools in our region are included. Attala, Leake, Neshoba and Winston made the cut. The P-EBT program provides benefits to Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and non-SNAP households for children who have temporarily lost access to free... Read More.
Today MSDH is reporting an additional 1,199 cases of COVID-19 in Mississippi and nine deaths. Among cases and deaths already reported, MSDH has identified 13 additional COVID-19 cases in residents of long-term care facilities, and no deaths. There are currently 57 ongoing outbreaks of... Read More.
The First Annual Blake Burgess Memorial Concert is tonight at the Old Elementary School in Carthage. Pastor Joe Burgess said his son Blake loved music - Christian music to be exact. "And I just feel like it is a great idea to honor him and memorialize him with a concert every year. This year it will be Tim... Read More.
The Mississippi Highway Patrol has announced that they will be working together with the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency and the Louisiana State Police, to enhance safety with an intensified enforcement effort on Interstate 10 called “10-8 on 10, One Road, One Mission.”
Central MS Crime Stoppers is requesting help from the public to locate a Wanted Fugitive. Antarvon Ladarious Luckett aka Trey Luckett is wanted by multiple metro area agencies. Luckett is wanted by the Madison Police Department, Flowood Police Department, Ridgeland Police Department and Pearl Police Department for multiple counts of... Read More.
The finalist have been announced for the 2021 Mississippi Songwriter of the Year. A panel of elite music industry judges listened to the songs and judged the lyrics to all submitted songs at the famous Wishbone Studio in Muscle Shoals, AL. Fifteen... Read More.
If you see gas going up, or even a gas shortage, it is likely because of a cyberattack on the Colonial Pipeline, which runs through and serves Mississippi. "It's going to be a pricing impact only to the states that this pipeline serves, that is those southern, eastern U.S. states," said Patrick DeHaan, with Gasbuddy.com. As of Tuesday evening... Read More.
A fire danger alert continues today in our region. The National Weather Service in Jackson says with the combination of very low humidity, dry conditions and strong northerly winds, extra caution is advised with open burning. Dispose of cigarettes properly. not on ground. Don't let trailer chains drag on the roadways. Increased potential for hazardous conditions expands... Read More.
Strong Winds are likely today. Gusty winds are expected in our area in addition to any possible storms. Sustained winds up to 15-25 mph with gusts up to 30-40 mph are possible. Weak trees and limbs may break and fall. High profile vehicles may become unsteady in gusts. Timing is between 12pm-7pm.
Severe weather is still possible. The National Weather Service of Jackson says that isolated severe storms capable of damaging winds and small hail will be possible mainly Tuesday evening across the Delta, then our region of the Central Mississippi area could be impacted Wednesday morning into the afternoon. Attala, Leake, Neshoba and Winston Counties are all included... Read More.
1,182,605 vaccines have been administered in Mississippi with 1,461,795 distributed. 7566 people have been vaccinated from Attala, 7583 people from Leake, 6961 from Neshoba, and 6961 from Winston county. Vaccines have now been distributed in multiple venues around the state. Governor Reeves announced vaccination eligibility has now expanded to ages 16 and over. Vaccines will be distributed... Read More.