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Winter storm closes some schools

The wintry weather is forcing schools to close in the Metro. Madison County schools will be closed on Tuesday. School officials are expected to reopen the schools Wednesday. East Rankin Academy has said it will also close on Tuesday because of the severe weather. Jackson Public Schools had closed it

WAPT - 2018-01-15 23:38:00

Boiler issues force JSU to cancel some classes

Jackson State University canceled some classes on Wednesday due to broiler issues affecting the College of Liberal Arts, College of Business, administration tower and Walter Payton Center, officials said. All classes held in the buildings mentioned have been canceled. JSU employees who work in the

WAPT - 2018-01-17 15:43:00

Snow and cold cause headaches as more water mains break in Jackson

The arrival of snow and icy roads are not the only challenge here in Jackson as an already distressed water system is now facing new ruptured water mains. Public Works officials say most of the old underground pipes are no match for the cold, but they are trying their best to fix the problem. Public

MSNEWSNOW.COM - 2018-01-17 01:11:02

Coming up on WLBT: Bitter cold temperatures impact morning commute

The frigid temps have made for an icy and dangerous drive. We'll be on your side with road conditions at the top of the hour. Several schools and businesses are closed today due to the winter weather. We'll have a listing for you at 5. A fire breaks out at Byram business overnight. We'll tell you a

MSNEWSNOW.COM - 2018-01-17 10:01:40

Winter weather closings and delays

Source: Raycom image bank As winter weather threatens the metro Tuesday, some schools and businesses will be closed or have delayed starts:City of Jackson offices CLOSEDHinds County offices will delay opening until 10 a.m.Hinds County Board of Supervisors Special Meeting canceled.Jackson Hinds Libra

MSNEWSNOW.COM - 2018-01-15 20:21:18

Jackson residents prepare for potential winter weather

Ahead of the winter weather expected to hit Mississippi, many Jacksonians were busy Monday, stocking up on cold weather essentials. Alexis Coleman was one of many shoppers that stopped by an area Sav-A-Lot store to stock up on food. "I'm just getting groceries together, antifreeze for the car and ma

MSNEWSNOW.COM - 2018-01-16 04:32:29

Over 800 without power in Rankin County

Over 800 people are waking up without power in Rankin County. According to the Richland police department, this power outage is also affecting red lights. The red light at Hwy 49 and Cleary Road is out, as well as the light at Hwy 49 and Scarbrough St. Entergy is working to get the power back on.

MSNEWSNOW.COM - 2018-01-17 13:34:19

She went from homeless to the best server in her city

JACKSON, MS - Waiting tables helped save Stacey Spiehler's life. She had been homeless, sleeping on friends' couches for a while and later staying at a shelter for three months in 2015. "When I desperately needed a job, the restaurant industry welcomed me with open arms," Spiehler says. This past we

PRESSCONNECTS - 2018-01-17 01:10:05

'Living legend' retires from State College restaurant after 61 years

After Tuesday, regular patrons of The Corner Room will notice the lack of a familiar and happy face. Emma Gunsallus has worked her final shift at the State College landmark restaurant after spending 61 years waiting tables, seating patrons and welcoming all who walked through the revolving corner

CENTRE DAILY - 2018-01-16 22:29:00

Will this landmark State College diner be closing?

A once iconic diner in State College known for its grilled sticky buns may be closing. The owner of Ye Olde College Diner, 126 W. College Ave., told WTAJ Tuesday night that he may be closing the restaurant. Owner Dan Rallis said he could close by April unless a buyer takes over the business, the Cen

PENNLIVE.COM - 2018-01-17 13:05:10

How much is it going to snow? Enough to cancel your evening plans.

It's not a snow day, but a winter storm is causing after-school activities to be canceled. Local school districts and organizations have announced a variety of cancellations. PIAA events for Penns Valley and State College and all after-school events for Bellefonte and Bald Eagle area school district

CENTRE DAILY - 2018-01-16 23:37:00

Poor water quality plagues Mountaintop residents

The water coming from the faucet in Natalie Smolko and Tina Gasper's home looks like milk. "Taking a bath shouldn't make you hungry for cereal," Smolko said. There's air in the line, and it's cloudy. Sometimes it's brown and dirty with sediment. When they fill up the sink or boil it, it leaves a ri

CENTRE DAILY - 2018-01-17 03:09:00

Baby brains help them figure it out before they try it out

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. - Babies often amaze their parents when they seemingly learn new skills overnight - how to walk, for example. But their brains were probably prepping for those tasks long before their first steps occurred, according to researchers. Researchers are using new statistical analysis

THE DAILY COLLEGIAN - 2018-01-17 08:00:00

Woman retires from Centre County restaurant after 61 years

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. - A woman is retiring from her waitress position at the Corner Room in State College after 61 years there. Emma Gunsallus started as a waitress at the Corner Room when she was 19 years old. For the past seven years, she worked as a hostess and greeter. "It's very nice, people are

WTAJ - 2018-01-16 23:55:24

'Nuisance snow' expected to continue for central Pa. through Tuesday evening commute

Drivers around central Pennsylvania can expect a "nuisance snow" for the afternoon and evening commutes on Tuesday, according to the National Weather Service at State College. "We're looking at a prolonged period of light snow," said John LaCorte, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service. "

PENNLIVE.COM - 2018-01-16 16:07:33

Chiz Rider to Perform Free Concert at Grace UMC in Philipsburg

PHILIPSBURG - A professional trumpeter and touring/recording artist, Chiz Rider, will perform a free concert at Grace United Methodist Church, 912 E. Pine St., Philipsburg, at 9 a.m. Jan. 21. In 2011 Rider released his ninth album titled, "Live Worship." He is touring with a newly designed concert t

GANT DAILY - 2018-01-17 05:00:14

Cleveland County Inmate Dies After Being Found Unresponsive

A Cleveland County inmate was found unresponsive and died at a local hospital, Cleveland County officials said. The inmate, whose identity has not been released, was booked to the jail about 7:45 p.m. Tuesday. Officials said Norman police brought the person in after the person was arrested for tres

NEWS ON 6 - 2018-01-17 19:06:00

Muskogee man sentenced to federal prison on drug charge

A Muskogee man was sentenced to federal prison for possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine, according to a news release from the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of Oklahoma. Blake Alan Miller, 34, was sentenced to 180 months imprisonment, and five years supervised releas

MUSKOGEE DAILY PHOENIX - 2018-01-16 22:37:19

Police Beat 1-16-18: Walmart shoplifter arrested

A woman was arrested on Jan. 11 by Tahlequah Police Department officers after she attempted to steal $103 worth of Walmart merchandise. Officer Matthew Frits jailed Lyla Holman after Walmart employees saw her place items in her cart, proceed to self-check out, and fail to scan every item. Holman was

TAHLEQUAH DAILY PRESS - 2018-01-16 08:45:00

Muskogee man gets 15 years for meth distribution

MUSKOGEE - A Muskogee man has been sentenced to 15 years, with five years' supervised released, for possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute. The indictment alleged that on or about March 7, 2017, Blake Alan Miller, 34, knowingly possessed in excess of 50 grams of methamphetamine, and

TAHLEQUAH DAILY PRESS - 2018-01-17 08:45:00