| Aug 24, 2009
LSU AgCenter experts are warning Louisiana property owners to be on the lookout for laurel wilt, a devastating disease of red bay and sassafras trees. The disease recently was found in Jackson County, Miss.
Laurel wilt is caused by a fungus and is...
| Aug 25, 2009
Entergy is moving about 200 of its transmission workers from New Orleans to the Jackson area.
Entergy Mississippi spokeswoman Mara Hartmann says more than half the workers have arrived in Jackson, but others will move to the area into 2010.
| Sep 1, 2009
Authorities say a helicopter has crashed into a vacant home in Mississippi, killing one person on board.
The Federal Aviation Administration says one person died when the helicopter went down in Jackson on Tuesday afternoon.
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| Mar 27, 2009
Arthur Blessitt is a Mississippi-born evangelist who wanders the globe toting a 12-foot wooden cross on his shoulder. He's been doing it for 40 years, starting in LA where he had a Sunset Strip ministry, and he's carried that cross on every continent,...
| Jan 23, 2005
States and many U.S. territories have tourism offices to help visitors. If requesting travel literature, be as specific as possible.
Alabama: Alabama Bureau of Tourism & Travel, 401 Adams Ave., Suite 126, P.O. Box 4927, Montgomery, AL 36104; (800) 252-...