Changes Coming To Local Prisons

GREENWOOD, MS (Ben Caxton) — The Mississippi Department of Corrections plans to repurpose and reopen a Greenwood prison is having repercussions at jail facilities across the Delta. The 1000 bed Delta Correctional Facility located next to the Leflore County Sheriff’s Department last housed prisoners in 2012. But now MDOC has…









Wildfire Related Death in Mississippi

(Montgomery County, MS)- One wildfire-related death has been reported in Montgomery County by the Mississippi Forestry Commission. Forestry Commission wildland firefighters were called to suppress a wildfire late last week. Authorities said a property owner engaged in agricultural field burning, despite the county being under a burn ban due to…


Pediatric Season Flu Vaccine Now Available at all County Health Departments

(Jackson, MS)- Doctors say Flu shots for insured adults are now widely available through private physicians and pharmacies, and the number of doses they are administering in the clinics has declined. However, we do encourage all Mississippians six months and older to get vaccinated. Those particularly at risk for influenza…