Poultry processor Pearl River Foods is locating a processing plant in Carthage, investing more than $2 million and creating 150 jobs.
Gov. Phil Bryant has appointed the Honorable Ann Lamar, retired Justice of the Supreme Court of Mississippi, to the IHL Board of Trustees. Mrs. Lamar will represent the 3rd Supreme Court District. Her term will begin immediately and run through 2021.
On Monday the Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) reported its first cases of mosquito-borne illness of the year. The two travel-related cases of Zika virus are residents of Warren County who traveled to an area north of Venezuela.
The Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) reports the first confirmed pediatric influenza death for the 2016-2017 flu season. The death occurred in an individual who lived in Central Mississippi.