TODAY'S HEADLINES

  Brookhaven leaders sign resolution asking MHSAA to lift Forest Hill band suspension
Brookhaven Mayor Joe Cox has passed a resolution asking the MHSAA to lift the band’s suspension, saying he wants the students to finish their music education without this blemish on their record. Band members are also anxious to get back to their music.
Driver killed in Claiborne County crash identified
The Mississippi Highway Patrol responded to the crash south of Port Gibson on US 61 near the Natchez Trace around 2:30 Wednesday afternoon.
Mother of murder victim forgives killer
The mother of a 2016 murder victim says she has forgiven the man that killed her daughter.

Pearl residents will see a reduction in water rates

The Board of Aldermen in Pearl vote to reduce water rates by one percent at Tuesday night's meeting.

Questions lingering about $10,000 raise given to City of Canton employee

Canton Mayor William Truly says the city's Board of Aldermen called a special meeting to override his veto blocking a $10,000 raise for the Director of Human and Cultural Needs.
GRAPHIC: Owner speaks out after surveillance video captures his dog being beaten
  Forest Hill band director speaks out, says he was fired by letter
Bill in Washington could affect ‘One Lake Plan’

NATIONAL HEADLINES

  50-pound nose stolen off family’s porch; kids make plea for its return

Three siblings in Portland, OR, are trying to get back their beloved nose sculpture after it was swiped off their porch.

Two-thirds of Americans can’t pass citizenship exam, survey says

According to the results of a survey released by the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation this month, only one in three Americans, about 36 percent, can pass a multiple-choice test consisting of items taken from the citizenship exam, which has a passing score of 60.

SPORTS

Ole Miss WR D.K Metcalf to miss remainder of season with neck injury

Former USM standout sets Falcons’ rookie record

Former USM standout Ito Smith set an Atlanta Falcons' rookie record by scoring a touchdown in his third consecutive game.