Ross Barnett Reservoir News

11/12/2018 4:04:00 PM
Daily Leader
One is 9 years old. The other is 2 months old. Busby, who is white and lives near the Ross Barnett Reservoir outside Jackson, said she voted for Hyde-Smith. “I stick to Republicans,” Busby said. “We w...

11/12/2018 9:17:00 AM
Mississippi Business Journal
One is 9 years old. The other is 2 months old. Busby, who is white and lives near the Ross Barnett Reservoir outside Jackson, said she voted for Hyde-Smith. “I stick to Republicans,” Busby said.

11/11/2018 3:44:00 PM
The Washington Times
One is 9 years old. The other is 2 months old. Busby, who is white and lives near the Ross Barnett Reservoir outside Jackson, said she voted for Hyde-Smith. “I stick to Republicans,” Busby said. “We w...

11/5/2018 4:48:00 AM
MSN
Shaggy's, which has restaurants in Biloxi, Gulfport and Pass Christian, continues to expand with the opening of its fifth location on Ross Barnett Reservoir in Brandon. Ribbon cuttings -- Capital Grou...

11/1/2018 8:31:00 AM
WTOK
80-year-old James P. Brantley of Madison died Wednesday morning at his house at the Ross Barnett Reservoir. Pearl River Valley Water Supply District Police Chief Perry Waggoner says Brantley was power ...

10/31/2018 8:25:00 PM
The Republic
Local news outlets report 80-year-old James P. Brantley of Madison died Wednesday morning at his house at the Ross Barnett Reservoir. Pearl River Valley Water Supply District Police Chief Perry Waggon...

10/31/2018 3:21:00 PM
U.S. News & World Report
Local news outlets report 80-year-old James P. Brantley of Madison died Wednesday morning at his house at the Ross Barnett Reservoir. Pearl River Valley Water Supply District Police Chief Perry Waggon...

10/31/2018 3:11:00 PM
The Middletown Press
Local news outlets report 80-year-old James P. Brantley of Madison died Wednesday morning at his house at the Ross Barnett Reservoir. Pearl River Valley Water Supply District Police Chief Perry Waggon...

10/31/2018 1:45:00 PM
WAPT Jackson
A man pulled from the Ross Barnett Reservoir Wednesday died in what was apparently a tragic accident, reservoir police Chief Perry Waggoner said. The man was pressure washing his home in the Roses Blu...

10/26/2018 2:56:00 AM
djournal.com
Managers of the Ross Barnett Reservoir, near Jackson, last week took measures to close Pelahatchie Bay, one of the lake’s prime locations, to all boat traffic for six months while steps are taken to h...

10/19/2018 3:21:00 AM
WRAL
Giant salvinia was found in June in the Pelahatchie Bay area of Ross Barnett Reservoir, north of Jackson. The fast-growing aquatic fern is native to Brazil. It can form thick mats that choke aquatic l...

10/18/2018 5:04:00 PM
WAPT Jackson
A boating ban starts Friday in parts of the Ross Barnett Reservoir because of a giant Salvinia outbreak. Boating in the Pelahatchie Bay Area has been banned for six months. Experts say if this plant i...

10/18/2018 3:34:00 PM
WAPT Jackson
A boating ban starts Friday in parts of the Ross Barnett Reservoir because of a giant Salvinia outbreak. Boating in the Pelahatchie Bay Area has been banned for six months. Experts say if this plant i...

10/18/2018 2:45:00 PM
WJTV
PELAHATCHIE BAY, Miss. (WJTV) - The pearl river valley water supply district declared a state of emergency on a portion of the Ross Barnett Reservoir. The goal is to contain and destroy the giant salv...

10/18/2018 1:51:00 PM
Reading Eagle Company
Giant salvinia was found in June in the Pelahatchie Bay area of Ross Barnett Reservoir, north of Jackson. The fast-growing aquatic fern is native to Brazil. It can form thick mats that choke aquatic l...

10/18/2018 1:42:00 PM
KATC 3
Giant salvinia was found in June in the Pelahatchie Bay area of Ross Barnett Reservoir, north of Jackson. The fast-growing aquatic fern is native to Brazil. It can form thick mats that choke ...

10/18/2018 1:20:00 PM
U.S. News & World Report
Giant salvinia was found in June in the Pelahatchie Bay area of Ross Barnett Reservoir, north of Jackson. The fast-growing aquatic fern is native to Brazil. It can form thick mats that choke aquatic l...

10/3/2018 6:06:00 AM
New Orleans
By 1996, Jackson land owner and developer John McGowan, fueled by funds from his oil and gas company, proposed adding a lake encircled by commercial and housing developments below the Ross Barnett Res...

9/21/2018 9:30:00 AM
WJTV
RANKIN COUNTY, Miss (WJTV) - The agency which oversees the operation of the Ross Barnett Reservoir unanimously reelected their Board of Directors. The board is comprised of 14 members, two from each o...

9/20/2018 6:56:00 PM
The Republic
The Mississippi Department of Transportation said Thursday that it had reopened the section of Mississippi 43 that crosses the Ross Barnett Reservoir from Madison County to Rankin County. Investigator...

9/20/2018 3:05:00 PM
U.S. News & World Report
The Mississippi Department of Transportation said Thursday that it had reopened the section of Mississippi 43 that crosses the Ross Barnett Reservoir from Madison County to Rankin County. Investigator...

9/20/2018 2:56:00 PM
Reading Eagle Company
The Mississippi Department of Transportation said Thursday that it had reopened the section of Mississippi 43 that crosses the Ross Barnett Reservoir from Madison County to Rankin County. Investigator...

9/12/2018 3:29:00 AM
WRAL
Giant salvinia was found in June in the Pelahatchie Bay area of Ross Barnett Reservoir, north of Jackson. The fast-growing aquatic fern is native to Brazil. It can form thick mats that choke aquatic l...

9/11/2018 9:53:00 AM
Mississippi Business Journal
Giant salvinia was found in June in the Pelahatchie Bay area of Ross Barnett Reservoir, north of Jackson. The fast-growing aquatic fern is native to Brazil. It can form thick mats that choke ...

9/11/2018 9:02:00 AM
Reading Eagle Company
Giant salvinia was found in June in the Pelahatchie Bay area of Ross Barnett Reservoir, north of Jackson. The fast-growing aquatic fern is native to Brazil. It can form thick mats that choke aquatic l...

9/4/2018 4:17:00 PM
Jackson Free Press
"The Pearl River doesn’t need another dam on its main stem. The Ross Barnett Reservoir and dam have disrupted the Pearl River for 53 years. The river needs restoration and not more damming," the netwo...

8/22/2018 9:26:00 AM
Jackson Free Press
Using historical gage data, which measure river height above a reference point, the draft EIS refutes the idea that the Ross Barnett Reservoir, which is upstream 10 miles of the Pearl to the project, ...

7/19/2018
Southeast River Forecast Center
Water Resources Outlook - July 2018

7/18/2018 5:47:00 PM
Miami Herald
Only customers who get water from the Ross Barnett Reservoir are affected. A minority of customers on Jackson's south side who get water from wells are not affected.

7/12/2018 8:36:00 AM
The Commercial Dispatch
If there is evidence, the legislature has made sure it will not be discovered. Metaphorically, they throw all the smoking guns into Ross Barnett Reservoir. So we'll probably never know for sure if Ree...

7/5/2018 7:40:00 PM
KFDA-TV
Litter and debris are causing some serious issues for those who love to fish along the spillway and the Ross Barnett Reservoir. Driving along the spillway at the reservoir, you can't help but notice t...

7/5/2018 7:40:00 PM
WLBT
Litter and debris are causing some serious issues for those who love to fish along the spillway and the Ross Barnett Reservoir. Driving along the spillway at the reservoir, you can't help but notice t...

7/4/2018 11:50:00 PM
WLBT
Fourth of July is our country's birthday and what better way to blow the candles out than hanging out at spots like Liberty Park in Madison, or the Ross Barnett Reservoir? But this year Reservoir Poli...

7/4/2018 9:04:00 PM
WVUE FOX 8 News
Fourth of July is our country's birthday and what better way to blow the candles out than hanging out at spots like Liberty Park in Madison, or the Ross Barnett Reservoir? But this year Reservoir Poli...

7/3/2018 9:10:00 PM
WLBT
People will be enjoying the holiday by swimming in places life the Ross Barnett Reservoir. But even on the water, people should be on the lookout for how shallow the depth is. "It's absolutely critical to check the depth of the water before you jump in ...

7/2/2018 5:26:00 AM
Louisiana Sportsman
For brush piles, Ashley said he has to Texas-rig his worm, but offshore cranking sites like the humps, ridges and points of Toledo Bend, Pickwick Lake or Ross Barnett Reservoir make dandy theaters for ...

7/1/2018 5:08:00 AM
WDAM-TV
The City of Jackson Department of Parks and Recreation hosted its 4th of July celebration Saturday evening. The event took place at Smith-Wills stadium on Lakeland Drive. The event featured fireworks, ...

6/30/2018 9:11:00 PM
WLBT
The City of Jackson Department of Parks and Recreation hosted its 4th of July celebration Saturday evening. The event took place at Smith-Wills stadium on Lakeland Drive. The event featured fireworks, live music and dance performances. Mayor Chokwe Lumumba ...

6/30/2018 9:11:00 PM
WAVE
The City of Jackson Department of Parks and Recreation hosted its 4th of July celebration Saturday evening. The event took place at Smith-Wills stadium on Lakeland Drive. The event featured fireworks, ...

6/30/2018 9:11:00 PM
WAFB
The City of Jackson Department of Parks and Recreation hosted its 4th of July celebration Saturday evening. The event took place at Smith-Wills stadium on Lakeland Drive. The event featured fireworks, ...

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