Tag Archives: Noxubee County

Tornado-damaged telecom tower cripples farming efforts

April 12, 2013

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Even if their farms were not in the path of the April 11 tornado, hundreds of farmers will feel the loss of the massive communications tower in Noxubee County. The 300-foot-tall microwave tower located in the middle of a soybean field just northeast of Macon provided about 200 farmers and others with broadband Internet and […]

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Links to tornado coverage from Weather Channel, WCBI and WTVA

April 12, 2013

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Here are links to television coverage of the Thursday’s deadly tornado in East Mississippi. — Video of newcast from WCBI in Columbus showing damage left behind from the storm and an interview with a witness. — Weather Channel report on You Tube with analysis of Tony Sudduth’s tornado video from Prairie Point. – Story from […]

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ROSS REILY: A new day may be dawning for Mississippi cotton

May 25, 2012

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When construction began a couple of weeks ago on a $6.5 million cotton gin in Noxubee County, it may have signaled a change in Mississippi agriculture that experts have been pointing to nationally for more than a year. Bogue Chitto Gin Inc. was created by a group of 25 cotton farmers from Aliceville, Ala., and […]

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