As of last night, the Mississippi River reached forty-three (46.2) feet on the Vicksburg, MS gauge AND ninety-two (92.10) feet on the Steel Bayou Landside gauge. Pursuant to the order of the Commission on Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks, all areas within the state inundated by Mississippi River floodwaters... Read More.
The Marion County Historical Society is proud to present the 5th annual Ford’s Encampment on February 24, 2018 from 9:00am to 5:00pm at the historic John Ford Home-Fordsville, in Sandy Hook. Ford’s Encampment is a historical interpretation event and reenactment of 19th century Mississippi culture and Fordsville historical events.... Read More.
MONTICELLO – Lake Mary Crawford, located near Monticello, is closed to the public. The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (MDWFP) drained the lake in preparation for planned renovations. “Draining Lake Mary Crawford will allow us to make needed repairs to the water level control structure, fishing... Read More.
It’s time for the New Year’s Eve celebration and what better place to celebrate than in paradise. New Year in Paradise is a family friendly event sponsored by Paradise Ranch and Resort located in Tylertown. Enjoy a live outdoor concert with performances by Boogie Long, Roadside Glorious, Bayou Rouge and... Read More.
Columbia, MS – October 1, 2016 – The Marion County Historical Society is proud to present the 51st annual Heritage Fest on October 1, 2016 from 9:00am to 5:00pm at Columbia Friendship Park, sponsored by Coca Cola and The Columbian Progress. The MCHS’s Heritage Fest is a traditional family... Read More.
The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (MDWFP) will host a youth fishing day at Lake Tangipahoa at Percy Quin State Park on Saturday, September 17, from 7am to 3pm. Fishing will be open to youth 15 years and under. All youth must be accompanied by an adult... Read More.
Holly Springs, MS — Beginning September 9–11, Strawberry Plains Audubon Center in Holly Springs, MS, will host its 17th annual Hummingbird Migration & Nature Celebration where thousands of guests enjoy the natural beauty of North Mississippi’s most spectacular nature preserve. This award winning festival features hundreds of hummingbirds feeding... Read More.
Fines for texting & driving in Mississippi are about to quadruple. Fines under the law approved by Gov. Phil Bryant in March of 2015 began at $25 but will increase to $100 on July 1. Although ticketing to date reportedly has been light, the increased revenues may provide more... Read More.