Steve Rogers

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Assistant News Director/Assignment Editor; degree in finance and administration from Yale University; 35 years experience in journalism.

More Than 20,000 Without Power in State

Utility companies in Mississippi are reporting 24,400 homes are without power as Hurricane Isaac slowly moved through the state.

Utility crews from Mississippi and other states are working to restore electricity to homes across south Mississippi.

As of 11 a.m., the following utility providers reported outages:

  • Electric Power Associations of Mississippi has 15,300 customers without power.
  • Mississippi Power has 7,600 customers without power.
  • Entergy has 1,500 customers without power.

For updates on MEMA emergency operations, call the MEMA information line at 1-866-519-6362 or go online to