Troopers with Mississippi Highway Patrol responded to nearly 20 weather-related accidents in the Golden Triangle as of press time this morning, though none of them had serious injuries.
Candy Crecink keeps a box of tissues in her office at United Way of North Central Mississippi for those who arrive in desperate need with nowhere else to go.
Someone or something was disconnecting the battery wires on the deer feeder. Checking the canister there was plenty of corn but no power. This was the second time in a week.
Last week was a cold one. We spent much time glued to the digital thermometer and calling out temperatures to the household.
Brrr … it’s cold out there …we need some cover!
A co-worker greeted me as she arrived at work Thursday with a casual observation.
The folks at the Farmers’ Almanac can be forgiven for feeling smug: The 198-year-old publication correctly predicted the past nasty winter while federal forecasters blew it.
Spring’s thaw is reviving the economy, too.
A recent batch of government and business reports show a U.S. economy emerging from winter’s deep freeze.
This year’s cold winter slowed wheat growth so the late-March freeze across much of Mississippi probably did not cause major damage to the state’s wheat crop.
Emerging from his lair on Super Bowl Sunday, groundhog Punxsutawney Phil couldn’t predict the winner of the big game but his handlers said he was sure of his weather forecast: There will be six more weeks of winter.