Watching Weekend Rain Chances

  Weather Update – 3:30 p.m. Thursday With high pressure to our north pushing drier and cooler air in, today hasn’t felt too much like the end of June! The break in heat and humidity will be short-lived however as a warm front pushes north into the region later this week allowing for our weather to feel more like the start…

Scotty Moore remembered as pioneer of Rockabilly music

JACKSON, Tenn. — Rock and Roll Hall of Fame guitarist and music pioneer Scotty Moore passed away Tuesday night at 84 years old. “His history will live forever, and we”ll miss a great one that’s passed on,” said Henry Harrison, owner of the International Rock-A-Billy Hall of Fame and Museum in Jackson. Moore passed away in his Nashville home. The guitarist was best known for…

Experts urge firework safety, compliance with laws as July 4 approaches

MEDINA, Tenn. — Know the rules before shooting off fireworks this Fourth of July. They are banned in parts of West Tennessee, and firefighters said they could be dangerous. Paige Richardson works at a stand selling fireworks in Medina. “People will buy anything that they can light on fire and it explode,” she said. “People just love to blow things…

Pest control companies say hot temps bring ants, fleas indoors

JACKSON, Tenn. — Pests are making an appearance in West Tennessee homes, being drawn inside due to the summer heat. Pest control companies say they’re busy working to combat the problem. “Right now, we’re dealing with a lot of ants and a lot of flea problems,” said David Markowski with Homestead Pest Control. “Of course, ants started early spring and they…

Mugshots : Madison County : 06/28/16 – 06/29/16

1/19Orlando HaleDriving on revoked/suspended license 2/19Casey BenjaminShoplifting 3/19Charis ThomasDriving on revoked/suspended license 4/19Darcelia WillisHold for investigation 5/19Dominique OslerAggravated assault 6/19Donisha SimmonsNo charges entered 7/19Donna GlennFraud to obtain benefits or payment for medical assistance 8/19Henry AdkissonNo charges entered 9/19James TheusViolation of conditions of community supervision 10/19Jerry BrownNo charges entered 11/19Justin WillisProhibited weapons, resisting stop/arrest, schedule I & VI drug violations, driving…

Police: Woman exposes herself inside local restaurant

JACKSON, Tenn. — A woman is facing a charge of indecent exposure after an incident Tuesday at a local restaurant. Marilynn Corbett Marilynn Corbett is accused of causing a disturbance by taking off her shirt and exposing her breasts at the Popeye’s Louisiana Kitchen restaurant located at 200 South Royal Street, according to court papers. Police say Corbett smelled of alcohol at the…

WEATHER UPDATE

NOTICEABLY LESS HUMID CONDITIONS WILL EXIST ACROSS THE MID-SOUTH FOR BOTH TODAY AND TOMORROW.  HIGHS WILL REMAIN IN THE UPPER 80S WITH LOWS IN THE 60S AREAWIDE.  RAIN CHANCES WILL RETURN TO THE MID-SOUTH, MAILY ACROSS THE NORTHERN AREAS, FRIDAY INTO THE WEEKEND AS A COLD FRONT SAGS INTO THE REGION.

Bear strolled through downtown Vicksburg

VICKSBURG, Miss. (AP) – Vicksburg and Warren County authorities are asking residents in downtown Vicksburg and those around the Vicksburg National Military Park to be aware of a bear. Authorities say the bear was spotted Sunday morning. Police Chief Walter Armstrong tells The Vicksburg Post the bear does not appear to be aggressive and he doesn’t appear to be in…