State Record Catfish in Lawrence County

The record for the largest catfish caught in the state of Mississippi has been broken and a new record set. Richard Albritton of Bogue Chitto, MS, caught a 14.4 pound channel catfish this past Sunday at Lake Mary Crawford near Monticello. The fisherman will receive a certificate from the MS …Read More

Running With Caleb 5K this Weekend in Columbia

The 6th annual “Running with Caleb” 5k is scheduled for Saturday, March 18th at Friendship Park in Columbia. The benefit honors Caleb Coleman who was killed in a car accident on November 13, 2011 and two scholarships are given each year at Columbia Academy in his memory. Registration begins at …Read More

Two Local Men Set Largemouth Bass Records

     The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (MDWFP) Fisheries Bureau announced that two State Fishing Lake largemouth bass records have been broken.  Mr. Brandon Hughes of Prentiss caught an 11.6 pound bass on March 5, 2017 at Lake Jeff Davis, and Mr. Wesley Bass of Columbia caught a …Read More

Hazardous Weather Threat for Today

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of central Mississippi, east central Mississippi, south central Mississippi, and southeast Mississippi. .DAY ONE…The rest of Today and Tonight SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS THREAT…Slight TIMING…remainder of today FLOODING THREAT…Limited TIMING…remainder of today Some severe thunderstorms are possible through mid afternoon along and just ahead of …Read More

Tri-County Final Municipal Candidates

These are the final qualified candidates running for mayor in the municipal elections in the Tri-County this summer. MARION COUNTY: Mayor: Justin McKenzie (R), Reed Houston (R), Harry Griffith (R), Scope Newsome (D), Glenn McKenzie (D) Alderman Ward 1: Wendell Hammond Alderman Ward 2: Jason Stringer, Tyler L. Berry, Robert …Read More