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Recent Articles by Jacob
Miss. Ag. Commissioner launches plan to assist farmers, keep food supply strong during pandemic
“The country’s food supply chain continues to function in spite of the COVID-19 pandemic," Gipson said.
David Kenney and
Published May 7, 2020 at 4:57 PM
Cleanup efforts begin as Pearl River begins to recede
Hinds County officials say people can expect flood water to begin moving away from homes and businesses.
Jacob Gallant and
Published February 18, 2020 at 3:18 PM
CAPTURED: Miss. man faked suicide to avoid rape charge, U.S. Marshals say
United States marshals added a Mississippi man to their most wanted fugitives list.
Therese Apel and
Published January 30, 2020 at 11:57 AM
Gov. Reeves calls for Unit 29 at Parchman to close down
Mississippi Governor Tate Reeves called for the closure of Unit 29 at Mississippi State Penitentiary.
Published January 27, 2020 at 5:41 PM
SPLC calls 12 year sentence for prison cell phone ‘cruel, unusual punishment’
The SPLC filed a motion for a rehearing for Nash’s case. They call the sentence “cruel and unusual punishment.”
Published January 23, 2020 at 5:06 PM
VIDEO: Trash flows into Jackson creek
A Jackson resident is concerned about a trash buildup near his home.
Published January 23, 2020 at 4:12 PM
Reeves maps out plan for improving Parchman conditions
Mississippi leaders are taking steps to improve conditions at Parchman.
Published January 23, 2020 at 3:24 PM
Officials warn residents of fake deputy phone scam in Hinds County
Hinds County Sheriff’s Office issued a warning about a scam that’s going around.
Jacob Gallant and
Published January 22, 2020 at 11:00 PM
Food delivery robots take over Ole Miss campus
Beginning Wednesday, students can have food and drinks delivered to them anywhere on campus with the Starship Deliveries app.
Published January 22, 2020 at 4:53 PM
Eli Manning to retire from NFL
Eli Manning is set to retire from the NFL, according to a report from ESPN.
Published January 22, 2020 at 4:14 PM
Court document reveals new details in shooting of postal worker
A police affidavit shines new light on details surrounding a shooting in Attala County, Mississippi, that wounded a postal worker.
Published January 21, 2020 at 5:04 PM
Silver Alert for 61-year-old Jefferson Davis County man cancelled
The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation has cancelled a Silver Alert for 61-year-old Anthony Brown.
Published January 21, 2020 at 4:15 PM
Smith Wills Stadium to host 9 La. Tech baseball games
The Bulldogs baseball team is scheduled to play in nine conference games at Smith Wills Stadium in 2020:
Published January 21, 2020 at 11:16 AM
Visitors take in museums for free in honor of MLK Day
Admission was free at the Mississippi Civil Rights and Mississippi History Museums over the weekend in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.
Published January 20, 2020 at 4:49 PM
Community gathers to discuss impact of gun violence
Concerned community members and several different organizations met at Mt. Helm Baptist Church in Jackson on Monday morning.
Published January 20, 2020 at 4:43 PM
No major issues with Pearl River flooding so far
The river reached a crest of 34.3 feet over the weekend--below major flood stage.
Published January 20, 2020 at 4:06 PM
Yazoo Co. prison guards charged with sexual battery identified
The three are charged with sexual battery after accusations came out last month.
Published January 17, 2020 at 8:17 PM
Forecasted Pearl River crest lowered by half foot
National Weather Service lowered the forecasted crest level of the Pearl River by half a foot.
Published January 17, 2020 at 4:26 PM
One killed, two injured in Yazoo Co. wreck involving 18-wheeler
One person was killed in a crash in Yazoo County on Thursday afternoon.
Jacob Gallant and
Published January 17, 2020 at 6:27 AM
Judge denies bond for man accused of killing girlfriend
A judge denied the bond for a man accused of killing his girlfriend.
Published January 16, 2020 at 2:58 PM
Gov. Reeves announces nationwide search for MDOC commissioner
Mississippi Governor Tate Reeves is launching a search for a new commissioner of Mississippi Department of Corrections.
Published January 16, 2020 at 2:49 PM
3 arrested for string of Brandon auto burglaries
Brandon Police Department arrested three men they said are connected to a series of car burglaries.
Published January 16, 2020 at 1:56 PM
Mississippi is least physically active state in U.S., study finds
According to a newly-released study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Mississippi ranks as the least physically active state in America.
Published January 16, 2020 at 12:18 PM
Wrestling legend Rocky Johnson dies at 75
Wrestling legend Rocky Johnson died at the age of 75 this week.
Published January 15, 2020 at 5:37 PM
MSU stars Thompson, Hill returning for senior season
Mississippi State’s football team will return two big names for the 2020 season.
Published January 15, 2020 at 4:43 PM
Man sentenced to 5 years over possessing child porn
A Petal man will serve five years in prison after a child exploitation arrest in 2018.
Published January 15, 2020 at 3:39 PM
Vicksburg police investigate deadly shooting
A person was shot and killed in Vicksburg on Tuesday morning.
Published January 14, 2020 at 2:25 PM
MDOT warns drivers of flooding on I-20
Mississippi Department of Transportation is warning drivers about flash flooding.
Published January 14, 2020 at 11:22 AM
Permit denied for Madison Co. landfill
Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality permit board denied a controversial landfill application.
Published January 14, 2020 at 9:56 AM
Inauguration 2020: Tate Reeves to be sworn in as Mississippi’s 65th Governor Tuesday morning
Due to rain, the ceremony will now be held inside the State Capitol in the House chamber.
Courtney Ann Jackson and
Published January 14, 2020 at 8:13 AM
From hair loss to mystery rashes, some are feeling the long-term impacts of COVID-19
Courtney Ann Jackson
First Alert Forecast: scattered downpours continue; drier air next week
First responders help raise money for the family of Lt. Troy Morris
New law provides provisions for absentee voting due to COVID-19
Creator of the infamous Mosquito Flag says design was a joke