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  • Mississippi Audubon tracks restoration progress, new threats to Gulf of Mexico

    The Meridian Star

    ...transport oiled wildlife to rehab facilities, said Policy Director Jill Mastrototaro, during a presentation at the Pascagoula River Audubon Center in Moss Point. "We also recruited and trained dozens of volunteers across four Gulf states to actually do monitoring of our beaches and they identified over 60,000 birds in their bird walks and were able to help about 1,000 birds get the medical attention that they need." On board McCoy's boat were Angela Baldocchi and John Maginnis,...

  • Tornado watch issued for East Mississippi through Sunday evening

    The Meridian Star

    Some structures may be potentially threatened by high water. Minor river flooding is also possible. Some of the storms Sunday could produce heavy rainfall.

  • COVID-19 related closings, changes in East Mississippi

    The Meridian Star

    Students planning to order regalia are urged to do so as quickly as possible. There are locations in Meridian, Laurel, Ellisville, Columbia and Picayune. Children must be present to receive a meal.

  • Lou Hart, first female NJCAA Hall of Famer, remembered as competitor and mentor

    The Meridian Star

    She spent so much time from practicing to playing to coaching to laughing and helping others enjoy the great game of golf. Some wonderful talks, wonderful trips -- and of course some wonderful golf. How can you not have wonderful golf when you're paired up with Lou Hart?

  • 'Agree to disagree': city committee continues to question Tupelo's road maintenance list

    Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

    The entire major thoroughfare program is funded by a voter-imposed tax levy of 10 mills. Now, Lewis said city engineers and the software program, called Streetsaver, have classified the roads into different categories to standardize the road definition.

  • Two arrested after shots fired east of Guntown

    Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

    The victim and the cousin got into a verbal altercation and he asked the cousin to leave. The man went outside and discovered his car and the house had been shot several times. The gunshots shattered the back glass on the 2009 Ford Taurus.

  • Updated (4/10): List of restaurants, businesses and other services available during COVID-19 crisis

    The Natchez Democrat

    Curbside orders also available. * MediaGate studio is open for recording projects. Drive-thru services are available at Morgantown, South Motor and Vidalia branches. Drive-thru services remain open during normal operation hours at each branch location. In addition, online banking, mobile banking and automated telephone banking are available for remote banking transactions.

  • Brad Locke: Little slices of dystopia are everywhere

    Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

    Something about grass and weeds sprouting through asphalt or concrete piques my curiosity. Such scenes can be found all over Mississippi in the form of abandoned stretches of road. I hope it never is. Brad Locke is senior sports writer for the Daily Journal.

  • Bulldogs facing potential numbers crunch

    Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

    We had a great meeting with the vote last Monday, but it fixes all the other spring sports but baseball. Might some kids who end up in juco baseball? You're going to see professional baseball packed, college baseball packed and juco baseball packed.

  • Another 46,000 Mississippians file for unemployment

    Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

    The number of airline passengers screened by the Transportation Security Administration has plunged 95% from a year ago.