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Mississippi jobless rate ticks up in March, payrolls flat - San Francisco Chronicle

Mississippi jobless rate ticks up in March, payrolls flat  San Francisco Chronicle

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi's job market softened in March, as unemployment rose for the second straight month and employer payrolls remained flat.

Published on 24 April 2019 | 9:26 am


Reuse Planning Begins as Cleanup Continues at Superfund Site - U.S. News & World Report

Reuse Planning Begins as Cleanup Continues at Superfund Site  U.S. News & World Report

COLUMBUS, Miss. (AP) — Trustees in charge of cleaning up a federal superfund site in northeast Mississippi say they have removed 50000 tons of ...

Published on 24 April 2019 | 9:25 am


Trump sets limited disaster aid for 7 Mississippi counties - Gwcommonwealth

Trump sets limited disaster aid for 7 Mississippi counties  Gwcommonwealth

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — President Donald Trump is issuing a federal disaster declaration authorizing aid to seven Mississippi counties following storms and ...

Published on 24 April 2019 | 9:23 am


Real Estate Commission disciplines broker, 2 staffers over Natchez house lease - Jackson Clarion Ledger

Real Estate Commission disciplines broker, 2 staffers over Natchez house lease  Jackson Clarion Ledger

Mississippi realtors board says Natchez broker and her staffers violated rules dealing with a $2000 a month home they leased.

Published on 24 April 2019 | 9:00 am


Fire at Home Mississippi Suspect May Have Been Arson - U.S. News & World Report

Fire at Home Mississippi Suspect May Have Been Arson  U.S. News & World Report

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Authorities in Mississippi say arson may be to blame for the fire at the vacant Jackson home of a man accused of killing a middle ...

Published on 24 April 2019 | 6:13 am


Early Education report says Mississippi meets most standards for high quality preschools - Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

Early Education report says Mississippi meets most standards for high quality preschools  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

A report released from an early education research institution found Mississippi to be one of the top states in the nation for providing high quality state-funded ...

Published on 24 April 2019 | 5:15 am


Mississippi State offense heats up in Governor's Cup win over Ole Miss - Jackson Clarion Ledger

Mississippi State offense heats up in Governor's Cup win over Ole Miss  Jackson Clarion Ledger

After a rough week offensively against Arkansas, Mississippi State got it going against its rival in Pearl on Tuesday.

Published on 24 April 2019 | 2:43 am


Mississippi State wins fourth straight Governor's Cup, defeats Ole Miss 8-1 in Pearl - Hattiesburg American

Mississippi State wins fourth straight Governor's Cup, defeats Ole Miss 8-1 in Pearl  Hattiesburg American

Mississippi State won its fourth straight Governor's Cup on Tuesday, taking down Ole Miss 8-1 from Trustmark Park in Pearl.

Published on 24 April 2019 | 2:42 am


Infertility treatments still not covered by insurance in Mississippi - WLOX

Infertility treatments still not covered by insurance in Mississippi  WLOX

It's National Infertility Awareness Week.And it's a real-life struggle for one in eight couples.

Published on 24 April 2019 | 1:29 am


Flooding concerns linger in lower Mississippi Delta - WLBT

Flooding concerns linger in lower Mississippi Delta  WLBT

Flooding problems persist for the lower Mississippi Delta.

Published on 24 April 2019 | 12:12 am


With another storm on horizon, Mississippi could break tornado records - WAPT Jackson

With another storm on horizon, Mississippi could break tornado records  WAPT Jackson

With two major weather events in less than a week and another round of storms in the forecast, Mississippi could break tornado records.

Published on 23 April 2019 | 11:58 pm


Did opening the Bonnet Carré kill dolphins, turtles in Gulf? Mississippi, Louisiana officials disagree - The Advocate

Did opening the Bonnet Carré kill dolphins, turtles in Gulf? Mississippi, Louisiana officials disagree  The Advocate

Mississippi authorities are blaming the Bonnet Carré spillway for the dead dolphins and turtles washing up on their shore, though Louisiana officials are ...

Published on 23 April 2019 | 11:48 pm


Mississippi shipyard gets $746M contract for icebreaker - Washington Post

Mississippi shipyard gets $746M contract for icebreaker  Washington Post

US Navy awards $746 million contract to a Mississippi shipyard to build up to 3 polar icebreakers for US Coast Guard.

Published on 23 April 2019 | 11:44 pm


Federal assistance given to Mississippi counties for Feb.- March storms - WTOK

Federal assistance given to Mississippi counties for Feb.- March storms  WTOK

Funding has been made available from the federal government after storms came through Mississippi late February and March.

Published on 23 April 2019 | 11:43 pm


Mississippi River flooding leads to ripple effects causing Moline's flash flooding - OurQuadCities

Mississippi River flooding leads to ripple effects causing Moline's flash flooding  OurQuadCities

Moline's River Drive looked more like a river Monday night after flash flooding submerged the road.

Published on 23 April 2019 | 11:43 pm


Drug company to close Mississippi plant putting 140 out of work - Magnolia State Live - Magnolia State Live

Drug company to close Mississippi plant putting 140 out of work - Magnolia State Live  Magnolia State Live

A drugmaker is closing a Mississippi Delta plant, laying off 140 people. Drug distributor AmerisourceBergen said it is consolidating production from its Cleveland ...

Published on 23 April 2019 | 10:56 pm


Which of the Coast counties is the healthiest in Mississippi? Here’s a breakdown. - Biloxi Sun Herald

Which of the Coast counties is the healthiest in Mississippi? Here’s a breakdown.  Biloxi Sun Herald

Good news for the Coast, y'all. The cities in the three Coastal counties are ranked as some of the healthiest places to live in Mississippi, according to a ...

Published on 23 April 2019 | 9:17 pm


MSU psychology major is university's newest Fulbright finalist - Mississippi State Newsroom

MSU psychology major is university's newest Fulbright finalist  Mississippi State Newsroom

A Mississippi State psychology major is the university's newest Fulbright finalist.

Published on 23 April 2019 | 9:03 pm


Mississippi police officer hit, killed on I-55 while loading vehicle onto tow truck - WMC

Mississippi police officer hit, killed on I-55 while loading vehicle onto tow truck  WMC

DESOTO COUNTY, MS (WMC) - A Mississippi police officer was hit and killed on I-55 Tuesday morning while loading a vehicle onto a tow truck on the side of ...

Published on 23 April 2019 | 9:01 pm


Traveler with contagious measles traveled in Mississippi - WTOK

Traveler with contagious measles traveled in Mississippi  WTOK

JACKSON, Miss. (WTOK) - The Mississippi State Department of Health has updated locations of potential exposure to measles that happened Apr. 9-11.

Published on 23 April 2019 | 8:55 pm


Mississippi law firm opens new office in South Carolina - Magnolia State Live - Magnolia State Live

Mississippi law firm opens new office in South Carolina - Magnolia State Live  Magnolia State Live

Butler Snow announced Tuesday the opening of its newest office in Charleston, S.C., with the additions of Kenyatta L. Gardner, Stephen P. Groves, Sr. and ...

Published on 23 April 2019 | 8:14 pm


Jailer charged with smuggling phone to Mississippi inmate - Magnolia State Live - Magnolia State Live

Jailer charged with smuggling phone to Mississippi inmate - Magnolia State Live  Magnolia State Live

A north Mississippi jailer has been arrested on charges that he tried to smuggle a cellphone into the jail. DeSoto County Sheriff Bill Rasco tells WMC-TV that ...

Published on 23 April 2019 | 8:12 pm


FedEx Freight's Scott Osborne Back to Defend Mississippi Title - Transport Topics Online

FedEx Freight's Scott Osborne Back to Defend Mississippi Title  Transport Topics Online

The Mississippi Trucking Association is gearing up to host its Truck Driving Championship on April 26-27 in Gulfport. Reigning Grand Champion Scott Osborne ...

Published on 23 April 2019 | 8:00 pm


Reyes, Palacios lift Montgomery over Mississippi 7-3 - Biloxi Sun Herald

Reyes, Palacios lift Montgomery over Mississippi 7-3  Biloxi Sun Herald

Reyes, Palacios highlight 7-3 Montgomery win over Mississippi.

Published on 23 April 2019 | 6:30 pm


MSU Women's Golf NCAA Tournament Selection Show - Mississippi State Newsroom

MSU Women's Golf NCAA Tournament Selection Show  Mississippi State Newsroom

Join the Mississippi State women's golf team and head coach Ginger Brown-Lemm at Buffalo Wild Wings in Starkville for the NCAA Women's Golf Selection ...

Published on 23 April 2019 | 6:23 pm


Sub-Mississippi River water tunnel illustrates feats of modern engineering - Star Tribune

Sub-Mississippi River water tunnel illustrates feats of modern engineering  Star Tribune

Minneapolis will employ a boring machine to drill a 5-foot corridor deep beneath the Mississippi River to keep one of the city's most important drinking water ...

Published on 23 April 2019 | 6:21 pm


Yahoo Sports' top 2019 NFL draft prospects, No. 3: Mississippi State DT Jeffery Simmons - Yahoo Sports

Yahoo Sports' top 2019 NFL draft prospects, No. 3: Mississippi State DT Jeffery Simmons  Yahoo Sports

Leading up to the 2019 NFL draft, which starts April 25, Yahoo Sports will count down our top 100 overall prospects. We'll count them down 10 at a time, ...

Published on 23 April 2019 | 6:07 pm


Ole Miss commit Eli Acker Talks Recent Mississippi State Offer - 247Sports

Ole Miss commit Eli Acker Talks Recent Mississippi State Offer  247Sports

247Sports three-star prospect Eli Acker and his Heritage Academy teammates enjoyed a long postseason run last year, a run that ended in the MAIS Academy ...

Published on 23 April 2019 | 5:52 pm


Mississippi man sentenced to 60 years for producing child pornography - Knoe.com

Mississippi man sentenced to 60 years for producing child pornography  Knoe.com

JACKSON, MS (WLBT) - A Jackson man has been sentenced to 60 years for producing and possessing child pornography. 36-year-old Cody Clines Adkins, ...

Published on 23 April 2019 | 5:33 pm


Mississippi River forecast to crest again this week in La Crosse - Madison.com

Mississippi River forecast to crest again this week in La Crosse  Madison.com

The National Weather *Service* has issued flood warnings along the Mississippi River, thanks to water from a melting snowpack enhanced by an April blizzard ...

Published on 23 April 2019 | 5:15 pm


Agriculture Commissioner Announces Mississippi Hemp Cultivation Task Force - WLOX

Agriculture Commissioner Announces Mississippi Hemp Cultivation Task Force  WLOX

Cultivation of industrial hemp is still prohibited under state law in Mississippi.

Published on 23 April 2019 | 5:14 pm


'The Draft' explores Mississippi side of NFL Draft - WAPT Jackson

'The Draft' explores Mississippi side of NFL Draft  WAPT Jackson

WAPT will air "The Draft," a preview special highlighting the local players expected to be featured in the national football draft. The special airs at 6:30 p.m...

Published on 23 April 2019 | 5:11 pm


MISSISSIPPI RIVER: Will flooding stop if Trump revives vetoed Yazoo Pumps? - E&E News

MISSISSIPPI RIVER: Will flooding stop if Trump revives vetoed Yazoo Pumps?  E&E News

As the Trump administration mulls whether to revive a Mississippi flood-control project blocked by the George W. Bush administration more than a decade ago, ...

Published on 23 April 2019 | 4:56 pm


Buggy problem: High water helps gnats proliferate across parts of Mississippi - Magnolia State Live - Magnolia State Live

Buggy problem: High water helps gnats proliferate across parts of Mississippi - Magnolia State Live  Magnolia State Live

The nearly record-high flooding along Mississippi River in recent months has contributed to yet another tiny problem — one with wings. “The gnats came out ...

Published on 23 April 2019 | 4:43 pm


Mississippi universities set to increase tuition by 4% in the fall - WLOX

Mississippi universities set to increase tuition by 4% in the fall  WLOX

JACKSON, Miss. (WLOX/AP) — Tuition at in-state colleges in Mississippi will go up on average of four percent beginning in the fall. All eight of the state's public ...

Published on 23 April 2019 | 4:25 pm


Police: Louisiana man took Mississippi girl he met online - WTOK

Police: Louisiana man took Mississippi girl he met online  WTOK

Ronald Joseph Latiolais, III, of Gonzales, La., will be charged with kidnapping and sexual assault of a Mississippi teenager police say he met online.

Published on 23 April 2019 | 4:13 pm


Mississippi music fest changes name to reflect local community - Magnolia State Live - Magnolia State Live

Mississippi music fest changes name to reflect local community - Magnolia State Live  Magnolia State Live

What's in a name? If you are organizers with the annual Riverfest event, held each year in downtown Vicksburg, rebranding the event with a different name is a ...

Published on 23 April 2019 | 3:42 pm


Spring Football Standouts for Mississippi State - 247Sports

Spring Football Standouts for Mississippi State  247Sports

Spring drills have finished for Mississippi State and the next time the Bulldogs practice as a team will be in late July via the start of training camp.

Published on 23 April 2019 | 2:51 pm


Mississippi River begins rising Wednesday - WQAD Moline

Mississippi River begins rising Wednesday  WQAD Moline

A second crest is working down the Mississippi River now. Here's how high the river is expected to rise this weekend.

Published on 23 April 2019 | 1:32 pm


Rapper Lil Lonnie believed in 'shining a light on Mississippi.' Then he was killed. - Jackson Clarion Ledger

Rapper Lil Lonnie believed in 'shining a light on Mississippi.' Then he was killed.  Jackson Clarion Ledger

"It's still an everyday struggle to deal with the death of Lil Lonnie," his sister said.

Published on 23 April 2019 | 11:51 am


Bulldog Brushback: What to make of Mississippi State's winless week against Arkansas - Jackson Clarion Ledger

Bulldog Brushback: What to make of Mississippi State's winless week against Arkansas  Jackson Clarion Ledger

Mississippi State had a chance to cement itself as the conference's cream of the crop; instead, the Bulldogs were swept by Arkansas.

Published on 23 April 2019 | 10:01 am


Court hears cases at University of Mississippi law school - Gwcommonwealth

Court hears cases at University of Mississippi law school  Gwcommonwealth

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi Court of Appeals judges are traveling away from their usual courtroom to hear two cases.

Published on 23 April 2019 | 9:04 am


Future Norfolk destroyer damaged while under construction in Mississippi - WAVY-TV

Future Norfolk destroyer damaged while under construction in Mississippi  WAVY-TV

A destroyer set to call Norfolk its homeport was damaged while undergoing construction in Mississippi.

Published on 23 April 2019 | 3:47 am


Drivers in Mississippi have mixed reactions about road construction near Hernando - FOX13 Memphis

Drivers in Mississippi have mixed reactions about road construction near Hernando  FOX13 Memphis

Mississippi drivers have mixed reactions to a road project that could cut down traffic time.

Published on 22 April 2019 | 11:59 pm


2019 NFL Draft Outlook: Mississippi State Bulldogs - For Whom the Cowbell Tolls

2019 NFL Draft Outlook: Mississippi State Bulldogs  For Whom the Cowbell Tolls

The Bulldogs will busy come draft day and the prospects are as intriguing as ever. Montez Sweat: Edge Rusher. While Sweat is considered an edge rusher, his ...

Published on 22 April 2019 | 11:50 pm


Cajuns looking to regain momentum against Southern Mississippi - The Daily Advertiser

Cajuns looking to regain momentum against Southern Mississippi  The Daily Advertiser

As UL prepares for their midweek contest with Southern Mississippi Tuesday, Cajuns coach Tony Robichaux was probably hoping to go into Hattiesburg, ...

Published on 22 April 2019 | 11:25 pm


MSU communication department head delivers Rabideau Lecture - Mississippi State Newsroom

MSU communication department head delivers Rabideau Lecture  Mississippi State Newsroom

For more than three decades, Professor John E. Forde has inspired thousands of Mississippi State students pursuing degrees and fulfilling careers in ...

Published on 22 April 2019 | 9:13 pm


Storm doesn't change river flood forecasts, but Mississippi edges up - Star Tribune

Storm doesn't change river flood forecasts, but Mississippi edges up  Star Tribune

The storm that brought thunder, wind and rain to central and southern Minnesota as the workweek began left without affecting flooding on any of the state's major ...

Published on 22 April 2019 | 8:51 pm


Unite Mississippi presents “A Night of Unity” at Veterans Memorial Stadium - WLBT

Unite Mississippi presents “A Night of Unity” at Veterans Memorial Stadium  WLBT

A Night of Unity,” will take place at Mississippi Veterans Memorial/Jackson State University Stadium. This event will be a concert/crusade featuring Dr. Tony ...

Published on 22 April 2019 | 8:37 pm


MSU architecture senior wins prestigious travel award - Mississippi State Newsroom

MSU architecture senior wins prestigious travel award  Mississippi State Newsroom

A Mississippi State senior architecture student will experience the trip of a lifetime and learn more about her field of study this summer through first-hand visits to ...

Published on 22 April 2019 | 7:57 pm


Mississippi State men's basketball: Ben Howland gives offseason updates - Jackson Clarion Ledger

Mississippi State men's basketball: Ben Howland gives offseason updates  Jackson Clarion Ledger

Exactly one month after his season ended, Mississippi State head coach Ben Howland held a press conference to give updates on his team as it heads into the ...

Published on 22 April 2019 | 7:46 pm


Mississippi Man's Viral Beating Draws Probe of Possible Hate Crime - Jackson Free Press

Mississippi Man's Viral Beating Draws Probe of Possible Hate Crime  Jackson Free Press

When Trevor Gray left a local bar to go to an after party in the early hours of April 13, the Wayne County, Miss., native could not have known that he would leave ...

Published on 22 April 2019 | 6:21 pm


Mississippi teacher strike: Poll shows educators support one-day sickout, not extended walk out - Jackson Clarion Ledger

Mississippi teacher strike: Poll shows educators support one-day sickout, not extended walk out  Jackson Clarion Ledger

Members of Mississippi's largest teacher union say they're more willing to participate in a one-day statewide “sickout” to show their frustration with lawmakers ...

Published on 22 April 2019 | 5:01 pm


Women's basketball: Schaefer shifts Mississippi State's focus to busy offseason - Jackson Clarion Ledger

Women's basketball: Schaefer shifts Mississippi State's focus to busy offseason  Jackson Clarion Ledger

Mississippi State head coach Vic Schaefer has a lot on his plate this summer.

Published on 22 April 2019 | 5:00 pm


Soon You Can Get a License Plate in Mississippi that Includes a State Flag Without the State's Racism - The Root

Soon You Can Get a License Plate in Mississippi that Includes a State Flag Without the State's Racism  The Root

When confused philosopher king Kanye West rapped, “racism's still alive, they just be concealing it...” on “Never Let Me Down” from his debut offering, The ...

Published on 22 April 2019 | 3:00 pm


Mississippi news you may have missed: Two teens died in Jackson area over the weekend - Jackson Clarion Ledger

Mississippi news you may have missed: Two teens died in Jackson area over the weekend  Jackson Clarion Ledger

The Jackson Police Dept. is investigating two deaths that occurred over the weekend and in Hinds County, a girl who fell from a moving vehicle dies days later.

Published on 22 April 2019 | 12:42 pm


Man accused of mishandling gun, killing Mississippi woman - Gwcommonwealth

Man accused of mishandling gun, killing Mississippi woman  Gwcommonwealth

NATCHEZ, Miss. (AP) — A convicted felon is accused of fatally shooting his sister-in-law while mishandling a gun at a Mississippi home. The Natchez Democrat ...

Published on 22 April 2019 | 5:44 am


The Avett Brothers Dust Off Randy Travis Cover In Mississippi - JamBase

The Avett Brothers Dust Off Randy Travis Cover In Mississippi  JamBase

The Avett Brothers unearthed their take on Randy Travis' 1987 #1 country hit "Forever And Ever, Amen" for the first time since 2017 last night in Mississippi ...

Published on 21 April 2019 | 5:19 pm


9 year old girl missing out of Mississippi - WJHL-TV News Channel 11

9 year old girl missing out of Mississippi  WJHL-TV News Channel 11

The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation has issued an Endangered / Missing Child Alert for 9 year old Raquel Dees of Hazlehurst, MS.

Published on 21 April 2019 | 4:40 pm


Thursday’s tornado count up to 29 as NWS surveys continue across central Mississippi - WLBT

Thursday’s tornado count up to 29 as NWS surveys continue across central Mississippi  WLBT

JACKSON, MS (WLBT) - Storm recovery continues as communities clean up after 29 total tornadoes blew through the state. The National Weather *Service* ...

Published on 21 April 2019 | 2:43 am


Mississippi: Automatic renewal on hunting, fishing licenses - WMC

Mississippi: Automatic renewal on hunting, fishing licenses  WMC

Mississippi is offering an option for people to automatically renew their hunting or fishing licenses.

Published on 20 April 2019 | 2:23 pm


Mississippi governor declares state of emergency - WBRZ

Mississippi governor declares state of emergency  WBRZ

Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant is declaring the state's second state of emergency in less than a week due to tornadoes.

Published on 20 April 2019 | 2:28 am


Focused on Mississippi: The Best Fried Chicken in the World - WJTV

Focused on Mississippi: The Best Fried Chicken in the World  WJTV

LORMAN, Miss (WJTV) - A local country store now touts the Best Fried Chicken in the World. Mr. D's Chicken in at the Old Country Store in Lorman is about to go ...

Published on 19 April 2019 | 11:21 pm


Measles exposure reported in Mississippi - WTVA

Measles exposure reported in Mississippi  WTVA

Mississippi officials say they're investigating whether a traveler passing through Mississippi may have infected people with measles.

Published on 19 April 2019 | 11:18 pm


Tornado damage in Morton, Mississippi - Biloxi Sun Herald

Tornado damage in Morton, Mississippi  Biloxi Sun Herald

Homes were damaged near Morton after storms moved across the South on April 18, killing two Mississippi drivers and a woman in Alabama.

Published on 19 April 2019 | 4:56 pm


UPDATE: Storms batter South, 3 in Mississippi among storm-related deaths - Jackson Clarion Ledger

UPDATE: Storms batter South, 3 in Mississippi among storm-related deaths  Jackson Clarion Ledger

Damage was especially heavy in Learned and Morton. Governor declares state of emergency.

Published on 19 April 2019 | 12:34 pm


'Heartbeat' abortion law: Mississippi AG files papers to defend it on behalf of state - Jackson Clarion Ledger

'Heartbeat' abortion law: Mississippi AG files papers to defend it on behalf of state  Jackson Clarion Ledger

JACKSON, Miss. — The office of Mississippi's Democratic attorney general filed papers this week defending a law that bans most abortions after a fetal heartbeat ...

Published on 19 April 2019 | 9:10 am


Tuition going up at Mississippi universities. Here's what students will have to pay. - Jackson Clarion Ledger

Tuition going up at Mississippi universities. Here's what students will have to pay.  Jackson Clarion Ledger

JACKSON, Miss. — Mississippi's eight public universities plan to raise tuition by an average of 4% next fall, saying state funding increases this year are ...

Published on 19 April 2019 | 9:00 am


'It's just crazy': Why is Lyme disease treatment so difficult to find in Mississippi? - Jackson Clarion Ledger

'It's just crazy': Why is Lyme disease treatment so difficult to find in Mississippi?  Jackson Clarion Ledger

When Keith Bradshaw of Bolton recently told his story to the Clarion Ledger about contracting Lyme disease in Mississippi and his struggle to get proper care, ...

Published on 19 April 2019 | 8:00 am


Storms again roar across South, killing 2 in Mississippi - Gwcommonwealth

Storms again roar across South, killing 2 in Mississippi  Gwcommonwealth

LEARNED, Miss. (AP) — Strong storms again roared across the South on Thursday, killing two Mississippi drivers and leaving more than 100000 people without ...

Published on 19 April 2019 | 4:31 am


Second storm-related death reported in Mississippi - WTOK

Second storm-related death reported in Mississippi  WTOK

A second storm-related death has been reported in Mississippi. A driver was killed in Neshoba County when a tree fell on his car and a driver in Amite County ...

Published on 19 April 2019 | 2:41 am


Mississippi Towns Take Direct Hit from Tornadoes - WeatherNation

Mississippi Towns Take Direct Hit from Tornadoes  WeatherNation

Several Mississippi communities took direct hits from tornadoes. The towns of Morton and Brandon suffered the worst damage.

Published on 19 April 2019 | 1:08 am


Multiple tornadoes reported in southern Mississippi as storm system moves east - CBS News

Multiple tornadoes reported in southern Mississippi as storm system moves east  CBS News

National Weather *Service* forecasters said they believe multiple tornadoes hit the southern half of Mississippi on Thursday as a storm system moves east.

Published on 18 April 2019 | 11:11 pm


Thousands without power after severe weather in Mississippi - Jackson Clarion Ledger

Thousands without power after severe weather in Mississippi  Jackson Clarion Ledger

Severe weather has to clear the area before an assessment of power restorations can be made, an Entergy Mississippi official said Thursday.

Published on 18 April 2019 | 9:46 pm


'It wouldn't matter if he was': Man beaten because they thought he was gay, family says - Jackson Clarion Ledger

'It wouldn't matter if he was': Man beaten because they thought he was gay, family says  Jackson Clarion Ledger

Trevor Gray was beaten so severely his jaw was broken in two places. His family believes the 28-year-old was beaten because his attackers thought he was gay ...

Published on 18 April 2019 | 6:31 pm


Jimmy Kimmel highlights stormy feud between Mississippi meteorologists - Jackson Clarion Ledger

Jimmy Kimmel highlights stormy feud between Mississippi meteorologists  Jackson Clarion Ledger

Mississippi meteorologists, irritated during severe weather coverage, catch the attention of late night host Jimmy Kimmel.

Published on 18 April 2019 | 4:18 pm


Mississippi officials defend 'heartbeat' abortion law - Star Tribune

Mississippi officials defend 'heartbeat' abortion law  Star Tribune

The office of Mississippi's Democratic attorney general filed papers this week defending a law that bans most abortions after a fetal heartbeat is detected, ...

Published on 18 April 2019 | 2:35 pm


MSU professor named Mississippi's Social Worker of the Year - Mississippi State Newsroom

MSU professor named Mississippi's Social Worker of the Year  Mississippi State Newsroom

A Mississippi State University social work professor is the 2019 Social Worker of the Year for Mississippi's chapter of the National Association of Social Workers.

Published on 18 April 2019 | 2:12 pm


Live coverage of tornado outbreaks in Mississippi - Jackson Clarion Ledger

Live coverage of tornado outbreaks in Mississippi  Jackson Clarion Ledger

Severe thunderstorms are expected from late Thursday morning through early evening across the state, the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency said ...

Published on 18 April 2019 | 2:10 pm


School closings due to severe weather - Jackson Clarion Ledger

School closings due to severe weather  Jackson Clarion Ledger

Potentially severe weather in Mississippi Thursday has led some school districts to change their schedules.

Published on 18 April 2019 | 12:12 pm


Former football coach sues Mississippi school district for more than $1.5 million - Jackson Clarion Ledger

Former football coach sues Mississippi school district for more than $1.5 million  Jackson Clarion Ledger

The suit hints McDaniel believes he was terminated in retaliation "for speaking out to (the board and superintendent) about matters of public concern."

Published on 18 April 2019 | 9:15 am


Mississippi drivers can put flag minus rebel X on license - Fox News

Mississippi drivers can put flag minus rebel X on license  Fox News

Mississippi residents who want a state flag without the Confederate battle emblem will soon be able to display one on their license plate.

Published on 17 April 2019 | 8:58 pm


Mississippi schools administrative spending costs teachers, state auditor says - Jackson Clarion Ledger

Mississippi schools administrative spending costs teachers, state auditor says  Jackson Clarion Ledger

The auditor's office released a report scrutinizing administrative spending in the state's public schools.

Published on 17 April 2019 | 5:05 pm


Mississippi teacher pay raise: Where do candidates stand? - Jackson Clarion Ledger

Mississippi teacher pay raise: Where do candidates stand?  Jackson Clarion Ledger

Mississippi teachers take home the lowest pay in the nation. Here's what candidates for higher office want to do about it.

Published on 17 April 2019 | 8:00 am


How Mississippi State outlasted Texas Southern, avoided first midweek loss of season - Jackson Clarion Ledger

How Mississippi State outlasted Texas Southern, avoided first midweek loss of season  Jackson Clarion Ledger

It was never easy for No. 2 Mississippi State against Texas Southern on Tuesday night.

Published on 17 April 2019 | 3:18 am


Mississippi governor signs $1,500 pay raise for teachers | State News - Gwcommonwealth

Mississippi governor signs $1,500 pay raise for teachers | State News  Gwcommonwealth

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi Republican Gov. Phil Bryant signed a bill Tuesday to give teachers and assistant teachers a $1500 pay raise during the ...

Published on 16 April 2019 | 9:46 pm


Mississippi man leaves $2 million to community groups after his death - Jackson Clarion Ledger

Mississippi man leaves $2 million to community groups after his death  Jackson Clarion Ledger

Charities, arts groups and historic preservation groups describe the money as a surprise and blessing.

Published on 16 April 2019 | 6:55 pm


news Prospect Profile: Mississippi State S Johnathan Abram - Vikings.com

news Prospect Profile: Mississippi State S Johnathan Abram  Vikings.com

Safety | Mississippi State | Senior. Height: 5-foot-11 | Weight: 205 pounds. College Stats. 2018: Played in all 13 games with 11 starts; recorded 99 total tackles ...

Published on 15 April 2019 | 1:18 pm


Mysterious bowls of mashed potatoes are showing up in one Mississippi neighborhood - WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

Mysterious bowls of mashed potatoes are showing up in one Mississippi neighborhood  WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

JACKSON, Mississippi — People in one neighborhood in Jackson, Mississippi are wondering who's doing the mashed potatoes — and we aren't talking about ...

Published on 15 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Mississippi State has individual contenders at Old Waverly Collegiate Championship - Jackson Clarion Ledger

Mississippi State has individual contenders at Old Waverly Collegiate Championship  Jackson Clarion Ledger

Mississippi State still has several contenders in the individual competition, but the Bulldogs fell too far behind ULM to make a run at a team victory.

Published on 15 April 2019 | 7:00 am


A tornado destroyed the only fire department in a Mississippi community - CNN

A tornado destroyed the only fire department in a Mississippi community  CNN

The only volunteer fire department in Hamilton, a small community in Monroe County, Mississippi, was destroyed in this weekend's devastating tornadoes.

Published on 14 April 2019 | 7:00 am


The Latest: Mississippi university escapes storm damage - Fox News

The Latest: Mississippi university escapes storm damage  Fox News

The Latest on a powerful storm system moving through the southern United States (all times local): 6 p.m. Authorities in East Texas say two children were killed ...

Published on 14 April 2019 | 4:19 am


Mississippi school board votes to take over 2 districts - Jackson Clarion Ledger

Mississippi school board votes to take over 2 districts  Jackson Clarion Ledger

JACKSON, Miss. — Mississippi's state Board of Education is voting to take the Humphreys County and Yazoo City school districts into a statewide district aimed ...

Published on 11 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Mississippi flag: Where do governor, lieutenant governor stand on Confederate emblem? - Jackson Clarion Ledger

Mississippi flag: Where do governor, lieutenant governor stand on Confederate emblem?  Jackson Clarion Ledger

Should Mississippi redesign its state flag? It's a question sure to arise on the campaign trail in the coming weeks. But don't expect the leading candidates for ...

Published on 11 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Some want to change the Mississippi flag. Which version do you prefer? - Jackson Clarion Ledger

Some want to change the Mississippi flag. Which version do you prefer?  Jackson Clarion Ledger

If Mississippi changed its state flag, what would the new one look like? Here are some options.

Published on 10 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Mississippi flag is not a banner that unifies us, so change it, AG hopeful says - Jackson Clarion Ledger

Mississippi flag is not a banner that unifies us, so change it, AG hopeful says  Jackson Clarion Ledger

A Republican candidate for attorney general wants to change Mississippi's state flag. Too many young people are leaving the state, Andy Taggart said, and ...

Published on 9 April 2019 | 7:00 am


'Put up or shut up': Mississippi teachers mull strike in wake of 'insulting' pay raise, secretive voucher funding move - Mississippi Today

'Put up or shut up': Mississippi teachers mull strike in wake of 'insulting' pay raise, secretive voucher funding move  Mississippi Today

Mississippi law explicitly forbids striking by teachers, who can be fined and barred from teaching in the state for participating in a walkout.

Published on 3 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Mississippi sued over abortion law for the second time in a year - Mississippi Today

Mississippi sued over abortion law for the second time in a year  Mississippi Today

For the second time in just over a year, Mississippi is headed to federal court to defend a new anti-abortion law. On Thursday, the Center for Reproductive Rights ...

Published on 28 March 2019 | 7:00 am


Mississippi teachers just got a pay raise. Why are they mad? - Jackson Clarion Ledger

Mississippi teachers just got a pay raise. Why are they mad?  Jackson Clarion Ledger

Saying the state could ill-afford more, Mississippi legislative leaders passed a $1,500 across-the-board pay raise for the state's teachers and assistants Thursday ...

Published on 28 March 2019 | 7:00 am








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