Posts Tagged ‘Mississippi River flood’

Mississippi’s deer herd and hunting status

It won’t be long now. Shots will be ringing out in the woods all across the state as the much anticipated deer hunting firearms seasons will commence before the end of the month is out. It is that favorite part of the whole year for tens of thousands of Mississippi outdoors people. Hunters, families, and […] [...]

Death on the half-shell: Flood could kill 90 percent of state’s oysters

Another major disaster is facing Mississippi, and this one could totally wipe out Mississippi’s oysters. If that happens it could be months — perhaps years — before another oyster is harvested in Mississippi waters. >>>SEE COMPLETE STORY<<< [...]

Running down the numbers

On June 2, the Associated Press issued a news release that pegged the state’s potential agriculture losses due the historic Mississippi River flood at $250 million-plus. It was the first hard figure yet given for Mississippi farmers’ flood-related losses. The AP piece cited the Governor’s Office as the source of the figure. Since the release, […] [...]

THE BUSINESS OF FEAR

Vicksburg’s Washington Street retailers confront threats real and imagined Last week on Vicksburg’s Washington Street retail corridor, two different kinds of fears were taking hold. One sprung from lost business due to tourist fears about the coming Mississippi River flood, which is expected to be the worst since 1927. The other dealt with a more […] [...]

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