Black-eyed pea tradition began where? - - Jackson, MS

Black-eyed pea tradition began where?

Black-eyed pea tradition may have local roots

A very overcast and cold New Year's Eve in the Jackson metro area. I'm Howard Ballou with a look at some of the news stories you will see on WLBT.

Did you know that some people believe that black-eyed pea tradition can be traced back to Vicksburg, Mississippi? Click on this link to find out why.

Plus, a man named Justice Spann has been arrested and charged with murder in the death of Marque Mack last week.

And, five people are behind bars following a drug raid on Sellers Rd. in Moselle in Jones County.

In sports, the final score and highlights of the Liberty Bowl battle between Mississippi State and Rice.

Clear skies and 45 degrees. Watch your full New Year's Day First Alert Forecast.

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