Saturday Apr 12
Overnight tornado rips through Covington County, destroys homes, injures residents
The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency said in a prepared statement that received more than 70 homes were damaged and seven minor injuries were reported from severe weather Sunday and Monday morning.
Flooding recedes; Highway 49 reopens
A MAJOR ROADWAY CLOSED BY FLOODING IS BACK OPEN THIS MORNING... LET'S GO TO OUR ANDREW KINSEY LIVE ALONG HIGHWAY 49 IN SIMPSON COUNTY WITH THE LATEST.
Flooding closes roads around Mississippi
Traffic was backed up on Highway 49 between D'Lo and Braxton after high water forced transportation officials to close the road.
Analysis: Gipson wields influence
During the 2014 Mississippi legislative session, one of the most influential lawmakers was Rep. Andy Gipson, chairman of the House Judiciary B Committee.
Religious-practices bill headed to Mississippi governor
An early version of the bill, considered weeks ago, was similar to one that Arizona's Republican governor, Jan Brewer, vetoed after business groups said it could hurt that state's economy.
The Mississippi Press
Mississippi religious freedom bill headed to final negotiations
House Judiciary Committee B chairman Andy Gipson, R-Braxton, right, listens to Rep. Omeria Scott, D-Laurel question the intent of the Mississippi Religious Freedom Restoration Act in House chambers at the Capitol in Jackson, Miss., Wednesday, March 12, 2014.