Statewide Flu Rate Drops, Remains High Locally

Flu activity in Mississippi has dipped a bit.  The State Health Department says the latest numbers show that 5.9 per cent of patients visiting their doctors across Mississippi reported flu-like symptoms.  That compares with 6.2 per cent the previous week.  And while the statewide... Read More.

More Than 200 New COVID Cases Locally

The State Health Department is reporting more than 9,600 new COVID-19 cases in Mississippi in the last two weeks.  That includes more than 200 in Attala, Leake and Neshoba counties.  Neshoba had 96, Leake 59 and Attala 50.  But there were no additional COVID... Read More.


Scattered Damage Reported After Thursday’s Storms

A fast-moving storm system produced wind damage, hail and at least one tornado across Mississippi Thursday.  In Leake County, trees were blown down on Robinson Road near Ofahoma and along Highway 488 near Standing Pine.  There were numerous hail reports across Neshoba County.  A... Read More.

COVID Update: 91 New Cases Locally

This part of central Mississippi has seen 91 new COVID-19 cases in the past week.  The State Health Department says that includes 43 in Neshoba County, 34 in Attala County and 14 in Leake County.  But there haven't been any additional COVID-related deaths in... Read More.


Gas Prices Keep Falling, Neshoba the Cheapest Locally

Gas prices have dropped below $3 a gallon in some parts of Mississippi.  AAA says Panola County has the lowest countywide average price, right around 3 bucks.  The statewide average has fallen to around $3.16.  Locally, Neshoba County continues to offer the best bargains... Read More.

More COVID Deaths Reported Locally

There’ve been three more local COVID deaths. The latest update from the State Health Department shows no deaths in the past week in this part of central Mississippi but the week before, two people died in Neshoba County and one in Attala.  And in... Read More.


Photos: Storm Damage Reported Locally

Wednesday's storm damage in this part of central Mississippi was concentrated near the Attala-Leake county line.Emergency managers in the two counties say what may have been a tornado left behind a trail of damage in three areas.One home was heavily damaged by a falling... Read More.

AAA: Gas Prices A Mixed Bag Locally

It may be little consolation that Mississippi still has the cheapest gas prices in the country as many local drivers are paying substantially more to fill up than they were a week ago.  AAA says its gas station survey shows the average price in... Read More.

Six More COVID Deaths Locally

The State Health Department on Wednesday reported 77 more COVID-19 deaths in Mississippi, including three each in Attala and Neshoba counties.  Some of the 77 deaths date back to early January.  But for the second day in a row, the number of new cases... Read More.