Row crops vary in response to weather extremes

By Nathan Gregory
MSU Ag Communications

Producers of Mississippi’s four major row crops have managed heavy spring rains followed by extended windows of muggy but mostly dry June conditions with mixed results.

These weather extremes have had different effects on … Read more

Group releases school shortfall map

From Press & Staff Reports

The 42 For Better Schools campaign on Monday released a website tool that shows voters how much their individual school districts were shortchanged by the Mississippi Legislature since 2008.

Statewide, the Legislature has not funded … Read more

Jail docket – 07/08/15

June 30
Sharyan Ali, DOB 01-01-76, ORM (Other-Race Male); Mathiston 2: hold for Lauderdale County.
July 2
Kedrin Redd, DOB 10-26-93, BM; MDOC; hold for MDOC: probation violation.
July 4

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911 Calls – 07/08/15

June 29
10:53 a.m., smoke in house, Old Hwy. 15; Maben FD responds.
6:27 p.m., stranded motorist, Natchez Trace Parkway; Webster SO; park rankers respond.
8:54 p.m., stolen property, Natchez Trace Road; Mathiston PD responds.
9:15 p.m., suspicious person, Hodges … Read more