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…


Regional News: America’s Got Talent will Host Auditions in Memphis

(Memphis, TN)- In regional news, the NBC talent competition “America’s Got Talent” will be looking for contestants from across the region.Auditions are scheduled for February 4 in Memphis. It’s one of nine cities already announced for season 12 of the states.