Monthly Archives: April 2014

Updated storm damage reported to MEMA

> > PEARL – The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency has received reports of at 12 deaths and widespread damages related to the severe weather and tornadoes that moved through the state Monday. > > The counties reporting storm-related deaths are…

Mississippi tornado damage revealed: photos click link

Atlanta – DVIDS (Defense Video and Imagery Distribution System), a state-of-the-art, 24/7 operation that provides a timely, accurate and reliable connection between the media and the United States military, is now offering a daily e-mail with breaking news stories, imagery,…

Dozens of Storm Victims Being Treated at OCH

OCH Regional Medical Center Treats 35 Patients and Counting after Severe Weather As of Tuesday afternoon, 35 patients have been treated at OCH Regional Medical Center after sustaining injuries from Monday¹s severe weather, including abdominal, pelvic and thoracic trauma, lacerations,…

Handgrabbing Season Opens May 1

> JACKSON – A tradition unlike any other begins May 1. Grabbling, handgrabbing, handfishing, or noodling—whatever you call it—catching catfish with your hands is a popular way of fishing for a lot of Mississippians. The season opens May 1 and…

May Special Beginnings Classes

> > > > OCH Regional Medical Center will host a ‘Breast Is Best’ class for expectant mothers who plan to or are considering breastfeeding. > Class dates are May 1, 8, 15 and 22 from 6 – 8 p.m.…

Mother to Mother and Diabetes Support Groups

> > OCH Group Provides Valuable Support and Education for Mothers > > OCH Regional Medical Center invites new and expectant mothers to join the Mother-to-Mother Support Group at OCH Tuesday, May 13 from 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. in…

After the Storm Precautions

> Health Department Urges Residents to Take Precautions After the Storm > > The Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) continues to monitor the health impacts of recent severe weather. Significant power outages, home repairs, and flooding can create dangerous…