Mississippi Catfish Farmer of the Year Named

Will Nobile - Moorhead, MS named Mississippi Catfish Farmer of the Year Will graduated from Mississippi State University in 2003. He and his father, Jerry, have 650 acres of catfish ponds, a catfish hatchery and 1,500 acres of row crops. Will’s grandfather started the family farm in the... Read More.

Gov. Reeves Delaying School Opening for 8 Counties

In his news conference today, Gov. Reeves issued a statewide mask mandate and issued an executive order delaying the start of some 7th - 12th grade schools in hot spots.   The state is also requiring masks in schools for teachers and students.  Masks are also required in public gatherings... Read More.

Statewide Order For The Isolation of Individuals Diagnosed with COVID-19

JACKSON, Miss. — Today State Health Officer Thomas Dobbs MD, MPH, issued a statewide order for the Isolation of Individuals Diagnosed with COVID-19 effective immediately. The Order – issued to everyone living in Mississippi – stipulates that anyone diagnosed with COVID-19 must immediately isolate at home. Dobbs explains, “We have a... Read More.

Mississippi’s Hunter Education Online Course

Mississippi's Hunter Education Online Course Below is the link to the only internet course approved by the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks for Hunter Education certification.  Beginning July 31, 2020, Mississippi residents age 12 and over can complete their hunter education requirement online. The internet course, Today’s Hunter in Mississippi,... Read More.

Yazoo City Adopts Comprehensive Plan

The Yazoo City Board of Alderman recently adopted a new Comprehensive Plan developed by the District.  The updated plan includes no only all elements and tasks as  required by state code, but also a web-based interactive GIS map viewer, 3-D modeling of conceptual redevelopment plans for the old cotton... Read More.

Mississippi Second Amendment Weekend (MSAW)

Miss. Code Ann. Section 27-65-111(ff) provides a Mississippi Second Amendment Weekend (MSAW) holiday in the State of Mississippi. The holiday is a temporary period when sales taxes are not collected or paid on purchases of specific products. The 2020 MSAW holiday takes place between 12:01 A.M. Friday, August 28, 2020 and 12:00... Read More.