Central Electric Reports Outages Throughout Its Service Area

Due to substantial rain fall, damaging winds, and possible tornadoes, Central Electric Power Association experienced sustained power outages throughout its seven county service area. CEPA promptly mobilized their field operations staff to restore power.Central Electric Power Association had more than 10,000 members without electric service and over... Read More.


Fire Danger Upgraded for Portions of Area

The National Weather Service is upgrading the wildfire danger in parts of  the local area because breezy conditions will combine with the warm temperatures, dry vegetation and lower humidity to increase the risk of fires.  There's now an "elevated" threat of wildfires... Read More.


One Killed, Many Injured in Jasper Tornado

Damage in Louin from Sunday night tornado  Most of the storms Mississippi has been dealing with since last week have been packing straight-line winds.  But last night, the weather system that’s been locked into the state produced an outbreak of tornadoes.  And it looks like... Read More.

Storm Damage Reported in the Area

Emergency managers in this part of central Mississippi are reporting some damage after Thursday's severe thunderstorms.  In Attala County, a couple of trees were blown down in the western part of the county near McAdams and on County Road 4202.   In Holmes County, trees... Read More.


Area Airports Get FAA Grants

The Federal Aviation Administration is providing more than $538,000 to the Carthage-Leake County Airport.  The grants will pay to reconstruct an access road and to upgrade the fuel farm at the airport.  C A Moore Airport in Lexington will get almost $442,000 to make... Read More.

Area baseball/softball games postponed due to weather

Several local baseball and softball games scheduled for today (Thursday) have been cancelled or postponed due to weather.The Kosciusko Lady Whippets home softball game against Neshoba Central scheduled has been cancelled.Additionally, Ethel's softball game against Sebastopol has been postponed. That game is a key... Read More.