The Mississippi State Department of Health may soon be releasing the names of nursing homes related to some COVID-19 deaths and cases, that is unless they appeal a Hinds County judge’s Tuesday ruling in favor of Hattiesburg newspaper The PineBelt NEWS.
The Mississippi Department of Transportation announced this week the first round of road paving projects stemming from the new lottery have been approved.
The contracts awarded this week will have little, if any, effect on the heart of the Delta, which continues to suffer from deteriorating infrastructure.
Seinfeld’s Newman once referred to Mother’s Day as the “mother of all mail days.”
If that’s still true, perhaps the next few days will provide the U.S. Postal Service with a much-needed stimulus, without the need for Congress interfering. Probably not, though.
COVID-19 can literally choke the life out of an individual by attacking the lungs.
The novel coronavirus is also strangling the economy and killing small businesses as we end another week of a mixture of mandatory and voluntary closures across the state.
Gov. Tate Reeves is in a most unenviable position.
His first four months in office have been eventful, to say the least, but they’re not the kind of events a politician dreams about while running for office.
It’s hard to get in a baseball game in Indianola in late February and early March.
I try to take advantage of it when they are played. It’s usually later in March and early April when I really get to enjoy America’s pastime.
Mostly this is due to frequent rainouts that plague our area’s high school baseball teams.
This past weekend, Callie and I took the girls down to Biloxi for a long weekend.
I know. February is an odd month to take the family to the beach.
It just so happens that my mom took a job as a travel nurse at a hospital in Harrison County, and she and my dad invited us down to stay the weekend.
Mississippi has a great story to tell, but that great story is not necessarily the one being told.
That is according to Mississippi Economic Council President & CEO Scott Waller, who keynoted a special presentation to the Indianola Rotary Club this week as part of MEC’s tour of cities across the state in 2020.