Mississippi’s New Governor Sworn in

JACKSON, MS (Ben Caxton) — Tate Reeves was sworn in yesterday as Mississippi’s 65th governor, pledging to provide economic opportunities in the state. Reeves served two terms as lieutenant governor and two terms before that as the elected state treasurer before succeeding Phil Bryant as governor. Bryant and Reeves have…


Steele Bayou Gates Closed Again

WARREN COUNTY, MS (Ben Caxton) — Rising water levels on the Mississippi River have caused the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to close the flood control gates at the Steele Bayou Control Structure near Vicksburg. Heavy rainfall over the last week contributed to the decision which will see the corps’…