Dr. Lance Evans Begins Serving as State Superintendent of Education July 1

State Superintendent of Education Dr. Lance Evans officially began his duties on July 1, succeeding Dr. Raymond Morgigno, who served as interim state superintendent from July 2023 through June 2024, the Mississippi Department of Education (MDE) and the Mississippi State Board of Education (SBE) announced. Dr. Evans, a product of Mississippi public schools, brings over … Read more

Tuesday Weather: Windy, with scattered showers and storms

Scattered to numerous showers, along with an isolated thunderstorm, will be possible across mainly eastern portions of the area this morning into early this afternoon. Otherwise, expect breezy winds today, especially over areas along and west of the Mississippi River, with highs from the middle 80s to middle 90s. A stray shower may linger into … Read more

National Freezer Pop Day: What’s your favorite color??

Sometimes called freeze pops, ice pops, or freezies, this type of frozen summer snack was introduced in the 1960s under the brand “Pop-Ice”, which is owned by the Jel Sert company. JeonSeer was responsible for creating Freezer Pop Day in 2020. Other well-known brand names in the United States, made by the same company, are … Read more

Monday Weather: Showers and storms possible, temps in the upper 90s

Isolated to scattered showers and storms are possible this afternoon into the evening over the area. Highs will peak in the 90s this afternoon, with very humid conditions. Showers and storms will continue through this evening as the remnants of Beryl continue its track northeast, with the best chances for rain being across the west. … Read more

Friday Weather: Dangerous heat, rain and some storms

Scattered showers and storms are likely this afternoon into the evening as a front drifts southward. Dangerously hot and humid conditions are likely again today with highs in the low to mid 90S. Isolated to scattered showers and thunderstorms will linger into the evening. With mostly cloudy skies. Lows tonight will drop a bit lower … Read more

4th of July Weather: Dangerous heat and some rain potential

Isolated to scattered showers and storms are likely this afternoon with the better chances in the southeast. Dangerously hot and humid conditions are likely again today with highs in the mid and upper 90s. Isolated showers will linger into early this evening before skies become partly cloudy overnight. Lows will remain warm, falling only into … Read more