NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Hurricane Zeta slammed into the storm-weary Gulf Coast on Wednesday, pelting the New Orleans metro area with rain and howling winds that ripped apart buildings, knocked out power to thousands and threatened to push up to 9 feet of sea water inland in a region already pound…
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Mississippi Supreme Court will wait until after next week's election to consider whether a medical marijuana initiative got onto the ballot through proper procedures.
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — A federal judge refused to intervene Wednesday to keep open a Missouri lab that handled coronavirus tests for about 2,500 nursing homes in 11 states after the federal government suspended the lab for what it alleged were serious violations that put patients’ health at risk.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Category 2 Hurricane Zeta crashes ashore in storm-weary Louisiana, dealing new blow in busy Atlantic hurricane season.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Sixty people have been charged in a widespread magazine telemarketing scam that authorities say netted $300 million from more than 150,000 elderly and vulnerable people nationwide, the U.S. attorney's office in Minnesota announced Wednesday.
ITTA BENA, Miss. (AP) — A decade ago, the sole grocery store in the city of Itta Bena shuttered. The last bank left a few years later, followed by the pharmacy — lifelines for a small, rural community.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Zeta re-strengthens into a hurricane, forecast to bring life-threatening storm surge, high winds.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi mayor on Tuesday challenged the petition process that put one of two medical marijuana proposals on the statewide ballot, arguing that the number of signatures gathered does not meet standards set in the state constitution.
RIDGELAND, Miss. (AP) — EastGroup Properties Inc. (EGP) on Tuesday reported a key measure of profitability in its third quarter. The results beat Wall Street expectations.
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — With coronavirus cases spreading rapidly across her state, Samantha Allen laments that Missouri does not allow voters to cast their ballots in person before Election Day.
CANCUN, Mexico (AP) — Hurricane Zeta, the 27th named storm in a very busy Atlantic season, made landfall on the Caribbean coast of the eastern Yucatan Peninsula late Monday while whipping the resorts around Tulum with rain and wind.
CANCUN, Mexico (AP) — Hurricane Zeta makes landfall along the coast of Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula, just north of Tulum.
CANCUN, Mexico (AP) — Hurricane Zeta lashed Mexico's Caribbean coast resorts around Tulum with high winds and rain Monday night as it headed toward the Yucatan Peninsula and then a possible landfall on the central U.S. Gulf Coast at midweek.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves said Monday that he is extending a mask mandate to seven additional counties to try to control the spread of the coronavirus as cases increase rapidly in some areas.
GREENWOOD, Miss. (AP) — Ten people were shot, two fatally, during a post-funeral gathering in Mississippi over the weekend, police said.
MIAMI (AP) — Newly formed Tropical Storm Zeta gradually strengthened Sunday in the western Caribbean and forecasters said it would likely become a hurricane before hitting Mexico's resort-dotted Yucatan Peninsula and the U.S. Gulf Coast in coming days.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Democratic challenger Mike Espy and Republican incumbent Cindy Hyde-Smith are both receiving help from out-of-state politicians as they compete for a U.S. Senate seat in Mississippi.
Voters in four states from different regions of the country could embrace broad legal marijuana sales on Election Day, and a sweep would highlight how public acceptance of cannabis is cutting across geography, demographics and the nation’s deep political divide.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A special assistant attorney general in Mississippi has been appointed to a new role in state government as the coordinator of mental health accessibility.
MIAMI (AP) — Forecasters say Tropical Storm Zeta has formed near Cuba, becoming the earliest named 27th Atlantic storm recorded.
COLUMBUS, Miss. (AP) — Sam Shmulsky likes rock — Led Zeppelin, Bush, Oasis and a host of others. The Starkville High senior has been playing guitar since he was 9. When the opportunity to make his own electric guitar recently opened up, the 17-year-old jumped at it.
MIAMI (AP) — A tropical depression formed Saturday afternoon south of Cuba amid forecasts that the system would become a named tropical storm later this weekend and possibly a hurricane within days, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said.
OCEAN SPRINGS, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi woman has rented billboards to brag that her husband has repaid money he was convicted of stealing in public corruption cases.
CANTON, Miss. (AP) — A 13-year-old boy is the second person to die as a result of gunfire that broke out two days earlier at a Mississippi fast food restaurant.
GREENWOOD, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi man with previous convictions has been charged with capital murder in the shooting death of his former girlfriend.
This Week's Circulars
QUITMAN - Donna Jane Graham, 92, of Enterprise, Miss., passed away Oct. 26, 2020, at Rush Foundation Hospital. She was born Jan. 26, 1928, to Fred and Waneta (Keve) Foster in Belton, Texas. She was a member of Church of the Way in Meridian, Miss., and served her community in various civic an…
Funeral services for Calvin Hampton will be Friday, Oct. 30, 2020, 12:35 p.m., at City Hall Lawn, Meridian, with Minister Centel Truman and Bishop LaBaron Hedgemon officiating. A public viewing will be 10:30 a.m.-noon, City Hall Lawn, Meridian.
Graveside services will be held Monday, Nov. 2, 2020, at 1 p.m., at Sunset Cemetery with Pastor Preston Jones officiating. Viewing will be held Sunday, Nov. 1, from 4-5 p.m., at Berry and Gardner Funeral Home's OP Chapel.
Arrangements were incomplete at Berry and Gardner Funeral Home for Mr. Charquez Xavier Mercer, 25, of Meridian, who died Friday, Oct. 23, 2020, in East Meridian.
Arrangements were incomplete at Berry and Gardner Funeral Home for Mr. Jontae Portis Sr., 41, of Meridian, of who died Monday, Oct. 26, 2020, at Anderson Regional Medical Center.
- Southeast Lauderdale mourns death of football coach Calvin Hampton
- Suspect charged in connection with Friday shooting death in Meridian
- Wedgworth learns life lessons in 'double whammy' of cancer and COVID-19
- Inmates start fire at Lauderdale County Detention Facility
- Meridian man charged with arson
- Law enforcement reports for Oct. 23
- Chris Read sworn in as Meridian Police Chief
- Burt joins Great Southern Bank as vice president
- New Meridian Police Chief to focus on community policing
- Meridian mayor expects mask mandate to remain in effect