Hunter Cloud, Author at Mississippi's Best Community Newspaper

News

Why did the turtle cross the road? The answer might surprise you

NEW SIGHT — It is the time of year where drivers encounter all sorts of reptilian wildlife on their drives. Rattlesnakes, copperheads, box turtles and ... Read more

by Hunter Cloud, Tuesday, April 23, 2024 7:02 pm

Outdoors and Hunting

Wilkinson County man addresses deer concerns at commission meeting

MCCOMB — Jason Thompson opened the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks Commission meeting business session with a prayer Thursday morning. Commissioners Bill Cossar, ... Read more

by Hunter Cloud, Friday, March 22, 2024 1:21 pm

Outdoors and Hunting

Walsh gives summary of disease management to commissioners, public

MCCOMB — Wildlife Bureau Chief of Staff Russ Walsh gave a summary about disease management as it pertains to supplemental feeding Thursday morning. Mississippi Department ... Read more

by Hunter Cloud, Friday, March 22, 2024 1:17 pm

Outdoors and Hunting

Mississippi black bear program rehomes abandoned cub in Wilkinson County

WOODVILLE — A female bear cub was rehomed in Wilkinson County after her mother abandoned her last week, Anthony Ballard said. He serves as the ... Read more

by Hunter Cloud, Thursday, March 14, 2024 5:03 pm

Outdoors and Hunting

Two more deer test positive for Chronic Wasting Disease in Tensas Parish

ST. JOSEPH, La — Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries reports two new Chronic Wasting Disease detections in Tensas Parish for the 2023-2024 hunting season. ... Read more

by Hunter Cloud, Tuesday, March 5, 2024 11:22 am

Outdoors and Hunting

Project to restore, reconnect Mississippi River side channels gets Outdoor Stewardship funding

NATCHEZ — Residents of Adams and Jefferson County will see the Mississippi Outdoor Stewardship Trust Fund at work on the Mississippi River. One of 33 ... Read more

by Hunter Cloud, Friday, March 1, 2024 2:18 pm

News

Who was Chester Willis — the man for whom newly-renovated stadium is named? Here is his story.

Chester Willis Field at Liberty Park has been the baseball hub of Natchez since the 1940s where it was home to semi-pro teams, a SWAC ... Read more

by Hunter Cloud, Friday, March 1, 2024 1:59 pm

Ferriday High sports

Trojans get past East Feliciana in LHSAA Division IV Bi-District Round

FERRIDAY — Tre Jackson led Ferriday High School with a game-high 23 points as the No. 16 seed Trojans used a big second quarter to ... Read more

by Hunter Cloud, Monday, February 26, 2024 11:30 am

Outdoors and Hunting

Commission places Claiborne County fully in CWD management zone

CRAWFORD — Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks Commission voted to place Claiborne County fully in the Chronic Wasting Disease Zone Thursday. The vote ... Read more

by Hunter Cloud, Thursday, February 22, 2024 1:10 pm

Outdoors and Hunting

Legislation would establish Mississippi’s Wild Turkey Stamp

JACKSON — Rep. Bill Kinkade introduced legislation to establish the Wild Turkey Stamp upon support from the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks commission ... Read more

by Hunter Cloud, Tuesday, February 20, 2024 8:31 am

Outdoors and Hunting

Louisiana detected seven new CWD positives since July

TENSAS PARISH — Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries detected seven new Chronic Wasting Disease positives in the 2023 to 2024 hunting season. Deer Program ... Read more

by Hunter Cloud, Monday, February 19, 2024 3:15 pm

News

Football foundation banquet will be held at the end of February

NATCHEZ — The Miss-Lou Chapter of the National Football Foundation and College Football Hall of Fame will host their annual awards banquet at the end ... Read more

by Hunter Cloud, Thursday, February 8, 2024 11:30 am

News

Claiborne County detects first Chronic Wasting Disease positive

PORT GIBSON — Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks confirmed a positive detection of Chronic Wasting Disease in Claiborne County Wednesday morning. According to ... Read more

by Hunter Cloud, Wednesday, February 7, 2024 11:23 am

ACCS sports

ACCS sweeps Centreville Academy

CENTREVILLE — Landon McGuire finished with a game-high 25 points and Lance White added 16 points to lead four Adams County Christian School players in ... Read more

by Hunter Cloud, Friday, February 2, 2024 2:34 pm

Outdoors and Hunting

Tip led to conviction of men illegally transporting deer into Adams County

NATCHEZ — Reports from the general public and failed inspections led to two Louisiana men being convicted of conspiracy to illegally transport live deer in ... Read more

by Hunter Cloud, Friday, January 26, 2024 3:17 pm

Outdoors and Hunting

Two Louisiana men convicted of conspiracy to unlawfully transport live deer into Adams County

JACKSON — A pair of Louisiana men initially charged with conspiracy to unlawfully transport live deer into Mississippi were convicted in federal court. The men ... Read more

by Hunter Cloud, Thursday, January 25, 2024 4:21 pm

Sports

Meet your 2023 All-Metro Defensive Team

  Adams County Christian School Sean Kerry Cothern — A sophomore, Cothern made 86 tackles, one sack and recovered a fumble. He was named the ... Read more

by Hunter Cloud, Friday, January 12, 2024 2:11 pm

Jefferson County High sports

Williams earns Defensive Player of the Year

FAYETTE — Jefferson County had a fantastic 2023 season and so did Jermall Williams. The junior linebacker made over 100 tackles and forced several turnovers ... Read more

by Hunter Cloud, Friday, January 12, 2024 1:10 pm

Sports

Meet your 2023 All-Metro offensive team

Adams County Christian School  Coleman Carter — A junior quarterback, Carter rushed for 1,250 yards and 13 touchdowns on 148 attempts. He threw the ball ... Read more

by Hunter Cloud, Monday, January 8, 2024 12:16 pm

ACCS sports

All-Metro: Carter leader of state championship team, Offensive Player of the Year

NATCHEZ —Adams County Christian School junior quarterback  Coleman Carter accounted for 3,765 total yards in 2023, or 68 percent of Adams County Christian School’s offensive ... Read more

by Hunter Cloud, Monday, January 8, 2024 12:10 pm

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