“We are preparing for the worst while praying for the best.” Those were the words from Governor Phil Bryant in Gulfport today. Governor Bryant addressed emergency response plans for this slow-moving, developing storm system that’s already proven deadly and caused thousands to be evacuated between Mississippi and Louisiana.
In a bill passed by the Mississippi House of Representatives, students won’t be the only ones receiving grades from teachers. Under the Parent Involvement and Accountability Act, teachers would be required to grade parents on their involvement with their child’s education. A section would be added to each student’s report card on which the parents […]
Flooding is already becoming an issue in North Mississippi. A woman in DeSoto County had to be rescued after driving her car into standing water. WHBQ cameras caught a woman spinning out and being rescued from flood waters in DeSoto County. Authorities are urging drivers to please be careful, as more rain is expected to […]
Gov. Phil Bryant declared a state of emergency this afternoon for areas affected by flooding and issued an executive order mobilizing the Mississippi National Guard to assist with any needed high-water rescues. According to the National Weather Service, parts of Mississippi have received eight to 10 inches of rain over the last 24 hours, with […]
The murder suspect who escaped a Warren County Jail last week has been shot and killed by a Vicksburg couple. This morning, a Vicksburg man told police he was attacked by 34-year-old Rafael McCloud who broke into his garage and tied up him and his wife. The homeowner was able to escape but was stabbed […]
“Take it down” was the rallying cry at the Mississippi state capitol in Jackson Tuesday. The state flag is now at the heart of a federal lawsuit. In the shadow of the state flag, a large crowd gathered on the steps of the capitol. Carlos Moore, an attorney from Grenada, filed a federal lawsuit that […]
It is Mississippi’s presidential primary Election Day 2016. According to election officials, more voters than usual were expected to cast ballots. With this being a presidential election, the Republican Party has 40 delegates at stake tonight while the Democrats have 36. For the Republican race, Donald Trump has been named the winner of the state […]
We’ve talked about what the results from this year’s races mean for the state of Mississippi, which voted in the primary today. Now, we’ll take a look at the national stage. Political consultant Howie Morgan has been following these races closely. He joins us now with insight on this year’s election.