Mississippi offering housing assistance to tornado victims after Obama denies FEMA help

January 13, 2015 in News

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency has activated the state’s Temporary Disaster Housing Assistance Program. Gov. Phil Bryant says in a news release he took action after […]

Gov. Phil Bryant declares emergency as severe weather nears Mississippi

March 2, 2014 in News

PEARL, Mississippi (AP) — Gov. Phil Bryant has issued a state of emergency as severe weather approaches Mississippi. Bryant’s declaration Sunday says there’s a possibility of significant ice accumulation in […]

MEMA reports 2 deaths attributed to latest winter storm

February 12, 2014 in News

PEARL, Mississippi (AP) — At least two people were killed in traffic wrecks Tuesday as the state deals with another round of winter weather. The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency said […]

Light snow, more hazardous driving in Thursday forecast for central Mississippi

February 6, 2014 in News

(AP) Mississippi residents in central and parts of south Mississippi could see light snowfall on Thursday. The National Weather Service said Wednesday that areas along and south of Interstate 20, […]

Winter storm results in 4 deaths, more than 200 wrecks across Mississippi

January 29, 2014 in News

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — The Arctic blast that sent subfreezing temperatures, snow and sleet across Mississippi is being blamed for four deaths from a fire as well as hundreds of […]

Gov. Phil Bryant declares state of emergency before winter storm

January 28, 2014 in News

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) –Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant issued an emergency declaration Monday for 36 of the state’s 82 counties to speed up response to a storm that’s expected to bring […]

Crew extinguishes fire at Mississippi biofuels plant

January 24, 2014 in News

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — A fire at a north Mississippi biofuels plant has been extinguished. The fire, put out about 7:30 p.m. Thursday, had been burning since early Wednesday at […]