Already swollen and powerful, the Tangipahoa River threatened to flood anyone living within a half mile of its banks on Thursday.
Hurricane Isaac pushed water over a rural levee, knocked out power and flooded beach-front roads before dawn in Louisiana and Mississippi as it began a slow, drenching slog inland.
Although the damage from Hurricane Isaac does not look too bad as of Wednesday morning, relief groups across North Texas are still prepared to help those hit by the storm.
Hurricane Isaac struck the Gulf Coast on Tuesday, and has brought severe flooding to parts of Louisiana and Mississippi. But folks in North Texas won’t see much from the storm.
The federal government’s first auction of offshore petroleum leases in the same area where the Deepwater Horizon exploded in 2010 brought in $1.7 billion in winning bids Wednesday.
The federal government is set to sell off oil and natural gas leases in the central Gulf of Mexico — off the coasts of Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama.
TCU starter Brandon Finnegan stifled Mississippi on Sunday night in the Horned Frogs’ 5-2 victory.
Teen births fell again in the United States in 2010, with the highest rate once more in Mississippi, according to a new government report.
Two new polls show Newt Gingrich is running third place in a state that he needs to win badly — Alabama. Voters there head to the polls on Tuesday.
Pitching star Roy Oswalt’s main criteria seems to be proximity to his home in Mississippi. Indications are that he prefers the Rangers and Cardinals.
A Christmas stakeout in Mississippi led to the arrest of three men wanted in a Dec. 20 slaying in Lewisville.
A study published in the journal Pediatrics suggests the bad economy has ties to a rise in child abuse.