Thursday, May 23 2013 5:09 PM EDT2013-05-23 21:09:11 GMT
The picture of a George County dog set on fire is disturbing. Authorities say the circumstances surrounding how fire consumed the dog are shocking. According to George County Sheriff Dean Howell, 20-year-oldMore >>
The picture of a George County dog set on fire is disturbing. Authorities say the circumstances surrounding how fire consumed the dog are shocking. According to George County Sheriff Dean Howell, 20-year-old Brandon Pierce allegedly set his dog on fire Tuesday night. The suspect told deputies he torched the dog because he "wanted to help the dog go to heaven."More >>
Wednesday, May 22 2013 11:15 PM EDT2013-05-23 03:15:57 GMT
Part of the coast is being invaded this week by termites. Millions swarmed across Harrison County Wednesday night. Several WLOX viewers called our newsroom to tell us about it. One person called whileMore >>
Part of the coast is being invaded this week by termites. Millions swarmed across Harrison County Wednesday night.More >>
Thursday, May 23 2013 9:25 AM EDT2013-05-23 13:25:10 GMT
The search is on in north Picayune for two fugitive brothers wanted out of Tennessee. Jessy and Jeffrey Marchbanks were last seen leaving a mobile home on Pea Ridge Road in Picayune.More >>
Two fugitive brothers wanted out of Tennessee were captured around 6:30 Thursday morning according to Pearl River Sheriff's Department. According to Pearl River County Sheriff David Allison, Jessy and Jeffrey Marchbanks were caught at the corner of Ozona Richardson Road and Richardson Road just after sunrise. That's the same general area authorities had searched Wednesday and early Thursday morning.More >>
Monday, May 13 2013 12:24 PM EDT2013-05-13 16:24:04 GMT
MARION COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - A weekend-long drug raid left 22 individuals behind bars, and more arrests to come. According to Marion County Sheriff Berkley Hall, the drug raid is the result of severalMore >>
A weekend-long drug raid left 22 individuals behind bars, and more arrests to come.More >>
Thursday, May 23 2013 11:19 AM EDT2013-05-23 15:19:04 GMT
Don't panic. It's normal. That's what pest control specialists are saying about the swarms of termites spotted across south Mississippi. After receiving calls and posts from many of our WLOX viewers concernedMore >>
Don't panic. It's normal. That's what pest control specialists are saying about the swarms of termites spotted across south Mississippi.More >>
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CARMEL, Ind., Feb. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- MISO's Board of Directors yesterday approved the applications of four new transmission-owning members: Cleco Power LLC, Lafayette City-Parish Consolidated Government, Minnesota Municipal Power Agency and Prairie Power Inc. Their memberships will continue to drive value for MISO members and their customers through efficient reliability, market operations, planning and innovation.
"We are pleased to welcome these new members to MISO," said Steve Kozey, Senior Vice President, Legal and Compliance Services. "Their decisions to join will bring value to our footprint by further enhancing the measurable benefits realized through MISO's Value Proposition."
As a fully integrated transmission-owning member of MISO, each will benefit from MISO's competitive markets, diverse generation supply, and large-scale planning and operating.
Both Cleco Power LLC and Lafayette City-Parish Consolidated Government plan to integrate in December 2013. Cleco owns nine generating units serving approximately 281,000 customers in Louisiana, and plans to integrate more than 2,500 megawatts. Lafayette City-Parish Consolidated Government has more than 933 miles of transmission and serves 64,000 retail customers.
Minnesota Municipal Power Agency (MMPA) is comprised of 11 member municipal utilities and provides power to nearly 60,000 residential, commercial and industrial customers. Prairie Power Inc.(PPI) is a member-owned, not-for-profit electric generation and transmission cooperative based in Jacksonville, Ill.
About MISO MISO ensures reliable operation of, and equal access to high-voltage power lines in 15 U.S. states and the Canadian province of Manitoba. MISO manages one of the world's largest energy markets, with more than $18 billion in annual gross market energy transactions. MISO was approved as the nation's first regional transmission organization in 2001. The not-for-profit 501(C)(4) organization is governed by an independent Board of Directors and is headquartered in Carmel, Ind., with operations centers in Carmel and St. Paul, Minn. Membership is voluntary.
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