Senators Add Mississippi Projects to Water Resources Development Act of 2016

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) and Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) today voted for Senate passage of bipartisan water infrastructure legislation that includes provisions they developed to authorize federal resources for improving waterways, flood control and other projects in Mississippi.  The Water Resources Development Act of 2016 (S.2848 or WRDA) …Read More

Recipe Of the Week: Chicken Breasts Stuffed With Pimento

From Cooking Light website: Ingredients: 1/2 cup shredded Gouda cheese, preferably smoked 2 tablespoons chopped scallion 1 tablespoon sliced pimientos, chopped 1 teaspoon paprika, divided 4 small boneless, skinless chicken breasts (1 1/4-1 1/2 pounds total), trimmed and tenders removed 1/2 teaspoon salt, divided 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper, divided …Read More

Bloodmobile in Columbia on Thursday

Due to an unusual decline in summer blood donations and the assistance in blood availability during the recent Louisiana and South Mississippi flooding, blood reserves are low. Your donation is needed to help ensure our family and friends have blood available if and when it is needed during the Labor …Read More

School Supplies Needed For Flooded Areas

The Tri-County Baptist Mission is collecting school supplies to several schools who have been affected by the recent floods in Louisiana. You can bring these items to Tri-County Baptist Mission – 1128 Hwy 98E Columbia, MS 39429. Or contact Paula Mathews at 601-467-7059. Thank you in advance for the life’s …Read More

Boil Water Alert Lifted for Mt. Gilead-Improve

State health officials today lifted the precautionary “boil water alert” for customers who get their drinking water from the Mt. Gilead-Improve Water Association water system in Marion County. Tests performed by the Mississippi Department of Health Public Health Laboratory indicate the water is now safe to drink.