West Hobolochitto Creek Near McNeill at Major Flood Stage

MCNEILL, Miss. – The West Hobolochitto Creek near McNeill, which is in Pearl River County, has reached major flood stage. The creek’s level Sunday morning is 22.42 feet and is expected to rise to 24 feet by this afternoon. It has risen 16.38 feet since Thursday. According to the Advanced Hydrologic Prediction Service, widespread flooding will occur […]

State Agencies Connect with Local Organizations to Strengthen Disaster Preparedness and Response

JACKSON – The Mississippi Commission for Volunteer Service (known as Volunteer Mississippi) is developing a database of the local volunteer organizations in each county and community throughout Mississippi. While we all know about organizations like the American Red Cross and Salvation Army, there are several local volunteer organizations that pitch in and stand up when a […]


PEARL – U.S. Representative Gregg Harper (R-MS), Gov. Phil Bryant and the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) announced today the award of a $250,000 post-disaster grant to Wilkinson County to assist residents with repairing homes damaged by flooding in early August. Damage assessments, conducted by MEMA and local officials, show three homes were destroyed, 23 […]