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Mississippi farmers sell cattle due to drought

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www.wjtv.com – Morgan Gill – 2023-09-13 16:55:00

SUMMARY: Farmers in Mississippi are being forced to sell their cattle due to a severe drought. Over 3,000 heads of cattle were sold at Tadlock Stockyard on Monday, the largest number the stockyard has ever seen. The lack of rain has caused a scarcity of grass for the cows to eat, making it difficult for them to gain weight. As a result, many farmers are selling their cattle at lighter weights. The dry conditions are also impacting sources, with some cattle running out of water. Farmers are hopeful for more rain in the near future. The drought has also led to increased stress among farmers, with a rise in suicides.

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Tolerable humidity for now – Home – WCBI TV

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www.wcbi.com – Isaac Williams – 2024-06-19 04:02:49

SUMMARY: Drier from the east will make the next few days in Columbus, Mississippi, more tolerable. On Wednesday, cloudy skies will give way to more sunshine by afternoon, with highs around the low 90s and easterly breezes. Overnight, temperatures will drop into the 60s. Thursday and Friday will see mostly sunny skies and highs in the middle 90s. The will bring even hotter conditions and increased humidity, with temperatures in the upper 90s and heat indices potentially at or above 105°. Saturday will be mostly sunny, while Sunday may see additional clouds and a small of rain.

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Missing Child Alert issued for 16-year-old Jackson girl

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www.wjtv.com – Kaitlin Howell – 2024-06-18 20:24:37

SUMMARY: A Missing/Endangered Child Alert has been issued for Amenia , a 16-year-old from , Mississippi. She was last seen on Tuesday, June 18 around 7:30 a.m. in the 100 block of Woodway in . Thomas, who wears glasses and has a nose ring on the right side, suffers from a medical that may impair her judgment. The Mississippi of Investigation is asking anyone with information on her whereabouts to contact the Jackson Department at 601-960-1234 or call 911.

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Ole Miss men’s basketball expected to hire Mark Adams as assistant

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www.wcbi.com – Jon Sokoloff – 2024-06-18 19:05:27

SUMMARY: 's basketball coach Chris Beard is expected to hire Mark Adams as an assistant, according to KCBD-TV. Adams was Beard's assistant at Tech from 2016-21, contributing to the Red Raiders' runs and reaching the Elite Eight in 2018 and the national championship in 2019. After Beard left, Adams became Texas Tech's head coach, leading the team to the Sweet 16 in his first season. However, the team struggled in 2022-23, and Adams was suspended and subsequently resigned after making a racially insensitive comment. Adams recently served as an assistant coach at East Carolina.

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