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Alcorn County schools close due to flooding, heavy rain
ALCORN COUNTY, MS (WMC) - Forecasters are expecting at least six inches of rain in Alcorn County Friday. County leaders, like Ricky Gibens, are doing all they can to prepare for potential flooding.
UPDATES: Flooding causes area road, school closures
With flooding again a concern today across the region, there are plenty of school and road closings to be aware of. Stay connected with all of it right here throughout the day:
"Major water issue" reported in Mississippi town, crews working to find cause
OXFORD, Miss. - Major water issues have been reported in Mississippi. Crews are working to restore water services in the southern part of Oxford. Investigators with Oxford Utilities are working to find out what caused the problem.
Burned body found in car in south Mississippi
COLUMBIA (AP) — Law enforcement agents are investigating after a burned body was found in a car in south Mississippi. WDAM-TV reports the body was found Friday morning in the Kokomo community of Marion County.
Counties across Mississippi preparing for flooding as storms move through
MISSISSIPPI - Heavy downpours are causing flash flooding in Grenada County, Mississippi. Those Floodwaters are putting roads and homes in water. FOX13 travelled to both DeSoto and Grenada counties, where some areas are already seeing floodwaters and others are preparing.
Mississippi Center for Investigative Reporting series highlights Corinth School District
We are honored to have been able to contribute to the newly-formed Mississippi Center for Investigative Reporting's seven-part content series "Public School Funding: War of Attrition."
Flooding forces closings, evacuation in north Mississippi
TUPELO, Miss. (WTVA) - Like earlier this week, heavy rainfall is causing chaos and issues in north Mississippi. 10:23 a.m. - County Road 245 in Calhoun County is closed, confirmed Sheriff Greg Pollan.
Arlington Pet of the Week: Kobe Washington
This week’s Arlington Pet of the Week is Kobe Washington, a young boxer-labrador mix living in Rosslyn. Here’s what owner, Crystal, had to say on Kobe’s behalf:. Hello Arlington! My name is Kobe Washington. I am a 10 week old Boxador Mix who resides in Rosslyn as of a week ago. I have a little story
German Company Stepping Across Border into Mississippi
OLIVE BRANCH, MS (Ben Caxton) — A German agricultural implement company is moving its North American headquarters from Memphis to Olive Branch. Krone is investing $1.5 million to move its 45-employee headquarters and distribution facility to Mississippi, consolidating two warehouses into one locatio
Bartlett teen, missing almost three months, is found
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A Bartlett teen who was missing for more than two months was found on Friday. According to the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office, 16-year-old Johniah Frazier was spotted by a citizen, who recognized the girl and called authorities. They said Frazier is speaking with deputies.
Emergency Management: Mississippi, Pearl Rivers flooding
WARREN AND RANKIN COUNTIES, Miss. (WJTV) - In the midst of the severe weather, heavy rainfall is causing the Mississippi River to flood in Warren County and the Pearl River to rise in Rankin County, officials said Saturday.
Northeast Mississippi museum closed while seeking money
CORINTH, Miss. — A northeast Mississippi museum is closed again as it seeks financial sponsors. The Crossroads Museum in Corinth has closed for February after operating for a few weeks in January.
Parts Of North Mississippi Being Evacuated Due To Flooding
MARSHALL COUNTY, MS (localmemphis.com) - As the rain continues to pummel the Mid-South, folks are already being evacuated in North Mississippi. Rescue crews are evacuating the area near Enid Lake in Panola County.
The Latest: Kelly lawyer: New charge may be from old case
CHICAGO (AP) - The Latest on charges against singer R. Kelly (all times local):. R. Kelly's attorney says one of the charges the R&B star faces appears to be tied to a decade-old child pornography case.
End of an era: Toyota Mississippi prepares for next-generation Corolla
BLUE SPRINGS – At about midnight tonight, a Barcelona Red Corolla will come off the final inspection line, destined for some Toyota dealership somewhere. It will be the last one of nearly 1.2 million Corollas that have been built at Toyota Mississippi, which began producing the 11th-generation compa
Weather damages homes and roads throughout north Mississippi
PEARL, Miss. (WTVA) - Dozens of homes and roads were damaged as a result of severe storms and flooding. The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency states these damage reports serve only as initial assessments and will change as additional reports are submitted.
Hardin Co. residents deal with floodwaters from Tennessee River
HARDIN COUNTY, Tenn. — Wesley Cotner and his family are residents of Hardin County. He and his family know that the Tennessee River will rise with heavy rains, and they also know that some people either cannot or will not leave their homes. So they help out where they can.
MS WFO MEMPHIS Warnings, Watches, and Advisories
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED. The National Weather Service in Memphis has issued a. Eastern Tippah County in northeastern Mississippi... Northern Tishomingo County in northeastern Mississippi...
Northern Mississippi sees massive flooding
Pearl, Miss (WJTV) - Northern Mississippi is seeing a lot of rain which is impacting people in the area. WJTV's Marcus James talked with MEMA, who is encouraging everyone to make sure they pay attention to the forecast over the weekend.
UPDATES: Flash flooding continues across the region
With more rain and a chance of severe thunderstorms expected today, several parts of the region are under a flood warning. The National Weather Service in Memphis issued a flood warning for northern Pontotoc County, Union County, Itawamba County, Lee County, Southern Tippah County, Southern Tishomin