Brian Broom, The Clarion-Ledger

Brian Broom

The Clarion-Ledger

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  • The Clarion-Ledger
  • Hattiesburg American
  • Kinston Free Press
Past:
  • USA TODAY
  • MontgomeryAdvertiser
  • Knoxville News Sentinel
  • The Tennessean
  • The Town Talk
  • Enquirer
  • The Shreveport Times
  • 11Alive Atlanta
  • wusa9
  • KENS 5
  • and more…

Recent articles by Brian:

Twisted Whisker Cat Café: A place to relax, have a snack and be adopted by a cat

The Twisted Whisker Cat Cafe may be the only cat cafe in the state and its furry felines are looking for new families. → Read More

'He's a special snake': Rare Mississippi rattlesnake now on display

A rattlesnake with a rare condition that left it almost white is alive and well and you can see it at the Mississippi Museum of Natural Science. → Read More

'I was pretty speechless': Mississippi deer hunter takes 150-class velvet buck

A Mississippi deer hunter was concerned his shot placement until he found the trophy-class velvet buck went down only 70 yards away. → Read More

These Mississippi taxidermists will have your deer tested for CWD

These taxidermists offer a convenient way for hunters to have their deer tested for CWD if hunters choose to do so. → Read More

Is there a prehistoric, 60-foot whale at Barnett Reservoir? Yes, some of it is.

Sixty years ago while the Ross Barnett Reservoir dam was under construction a 35 million-year-old Basilosaurus skeleton was unearthed. → Read More

'It was a huge gamble': How Mississippi hunters used pliers to bag a 13-foot alligator

Two hunters lost the same alligator two nights in a row, but with some quick thinking and the aid of pliers, the third night was a charm. → Read More

Mississippi not expected to see tropical storms in near future. Here's why

The current weather pattern is expected to fend off threats from tropical storms for Mississippi and the Gulf of Mexico in coming weeks. → Read More

Mississippi alligator hunters bagged a new state record. It could be 100 years old

The Pearl River flood made it possible for two Mississippi men to break the state record for longest female alligator. → Read More

Pets and wildlife during a flood: What to do and not do

Mississippi Animal Rescue League said don't leave pets behind in a flood, even if your home isn't in danger. → Read More

Pearl River may reach 36 feet in Jackson, flooding homes and making roads impassible

The National Weather Service is predicting the Pearl River will reach 36 feet next week and will cause flooding in the tri-county. → Read More

A Southern tradition: How to boil traditional and spicy Cajun peanuts from people who know

Peanuts are being harvested in Mississippi and C&B Farms tells how to make some of the best traditional and spicy boiled peanuts around. → Read More

What are the odds of a shark attack? A lot of other things will probably kill you first.

In the last 140 years, only three unprovoked shark attacks have been reported in Mississippi. → Read More

What are the odds of a shark attack? A lot of other things will probably kill you first.

In the last 140 years, only three unprovoked shark attacks have been reported in Mississippi. → Read More

Teen bitten by gator in creek: 'I can only assume people had been feeding the alligator'

A Mississippi teenager was bitten on the hand while trying to fend off an approaching alligator. → Read More

Teen bitten by gator in creek: 'I can only assume people had been feeding the alligator'

A Mississippi teenager was bitten on the hand while trying to fend off an approaching alligator. → Read More

Want to fish for big crappie? Grenada Lake is giving up summer slabs

Grenada Lake anglers aren't catching the 4-pound monsters they were in March, but anglers can expect to catch several fish well over 2 pounds. → Read More

Deer hunting: How to get more bucks on camera (and fewer pictures of other animals)

Mississippi College researcher shares tips on how to get more bucks on your cameras this deer season. → Read More

‘Like a voice from Heaven’: 15 years after death, boy’s message in a bottle finds way home

Mississippi shipbuilders discover message in a bottle, then connect with family. Along the way, strangers are drawn together in a profound way. → Read More

What fish are biting in the Mississippi Gulf Coast? All of them as saltwater improves

After years of excess freshwater and a toxic algae bloom, coast anglers look forward to a normal year of great fishing in the Mississippi Gulf Coast. → Read More

Here is how to keep mosquitoes away from your home this summer

Some common methods of mosquito control do little or nothing while others can be effective for hours or weeks. → Read More