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Hunting season closures due to flooding

  • Heavy rainfall and rising river levels have caused extensive flooding along the Mississippi River
  • As a result, all hunting except for waterfowl will close based on these parameters:  
  • Zone 1: When the Greenville, MS gauge reaches 48 feet and shall remain so until the Mississippi River level falls to or below 46 feet on the Greenville gauge. (Lands in Washington and Issaquena Counties which lie south of Highway 82, west of Highway 1 and North of Highway 14)
  •   Zone 2A: When the Vicksburg, MS gauge reaches 43 feet and shall remain so until the Mississippi River level falls to or below 41 feet on the Vicksburg gauge. (Lands in Issaquena, Sharkey and Warren Counties which lie south of Highway 14, west of Highway 61 and north of the Big Black River)
  • Effective immediately the below areas are closed to all hunting except waterfowl: Zone 2B: When the Steel Bayou gauge reaches 90 feet and shall remain so until the Mississippi River level falls to or below 88 feet on the Steel Bayou gauge. (Lands in Sharkey, Humphreys, Yazoo, Issaquena, Warren counties which lie south of Highway 14, west of Highway 149, south of Highway 16 / 149, west of Highway 3, and east of Highway 61

NEW/Happening NOW: Nominations, applications sought for Alcorn State University President Search

  • The search for Alcorn State next president continues
  • The best consideration deadline for applications is Friday, March 1st
  • All applications and nominations should be submitted to Parker Executive Search
  • The president search began once former president Dr. Alfred Rankins was appointed to serve as IHL Commissioner

City of Jackson to host Water Bill Assistance Event

  • The City of Jackson will have customer service representative on-site to settle customer account, correct errors, answer questions, and offer payment options to residents
  • Saturday, January 12th 10A-2P | Johnnie Champion Center
  • Image on COJ Facebook Page

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