On Tuesday, the Marion County Sheriff’s Office was notified about a vehicle pursuit coming from Lamar County on Highway 98. The car was being driven by Alicia Holifield, 33, of Summit who was test driving a car from Ryan Chevrolet in Hattiesburg when she headed out of town with a …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 catch. …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 dam …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. Legal …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, such …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 to …Read More
Totals are as of Tuesday evening at 10pm: Mayor (R): Justin McKenzie 463 Reed Houston 288 Harry Griffith 36 Mayor (D): Calvin “Scope” Newsome 279 Glen McKenzie 108 Alderman Ward 1: Wendell Hammond Alderman Ward 2: Jason Stringer 192 …Read More
Join MCDP on Friday, April 28th for our monthly membership breakfast, Catchy Friday! The City of Columbia’s Mayoral Candidates will be our program speakers. We will meet in the Business Plex-Community Room, 1730 Highway 44, Columbia at 7:45 a.m. Bring a guest, bring your business cards, and get informed! Sponsored this month by Citizens Bank.