Among the parties, parades and fireworks, it is easy to get caught up in Independence Day festivities. According to AAA, 44.2 million people are expected to travel over the Fourth of July Weekend, more Americans than ever before. With more motorists on the road this year, the Mississippi Department... Read More.
Junior Auxiliary of Columbia is recruiting women at least 25 years of age who want to make a positive impact on children across Marion county. JA of Columbia contributes thousands of volunteer hours and thousands of dollars annually to improve the mental, physical, social, and emotional well-being of children... Read More.
Youth 15 years and younger are invited to fishing rodeos being held at two State Fishing Lakes on Saturday, May 27. Both events are free, and they provide a good opportunity for young anglers to fish a lake that is well stocked with catfish which are typically easy to... Read More.
JACKSON – The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (MDWFP) Fisheries Bureau announced a new rule regarding the handling and storage of bait fish captured in dam spillway areas. Anglers using dip or landing nets, cast nets, boat mounted scoops, wire baskets, minnow seines, and minnow traps in... Read More.
The Commission on Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks approved dates for the 2017-2018 early hunting seasons for migratory game birds during its April meeting in Jackson, Mississippi. These dates are listed in the table below; and include hunting seasons for doves, resident Canada geese, early teal, rails, snipe, and woodcock.... Read More.
Mississippi’s spring squirrel hunting season opens May 15 and closes June 1. The bag limit is four squirrels per day. Unlike fall and winter hunting, during the spring squirrel hunting season, acorns and other nut crops will not be available. Squirrels use a wide variety of foods in spring,... Read More.
At a public meeting on April 19, 2017, the Commission on Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks approved rule changes for the 2017 alligator hunting season on public waters and private lands in Mississippi. The statewide public waters season will include opportunities in specific public waterways. There are no changes... Read More.
The Lampton Water Association of Columbia has issued a boil water notice for it’s members who live on Odom Lane, Friendship Church Road, Columbia Purvis Rod, Quail Lane, Lampton Hilltop Road, Robert Baggett Road and Dukes Lane due to a recent power outage at the plant. This boil water... Read More.