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Recent Articles by Justin
Man dies in Lafayette County crash
Police say the crash involved two vehicles that collided head-on.
Published November 25, 2020 at 3:26 PM
Jones College crowns first wheelchair Homecoming Queen
Jones College crowned Lakyra Walker as their first wheelchair-bound Homecoming Queen on November 12.
Published November 25, 2020 at 2:45 PM
Miss. Gov. urged to enforce statewide mask order by State Rep.
Saturday, the Mississippi State Department of Health reported 1,972 new cases and 15 additional deaths.
Published November 21, 2020 at 2:22 PM
Woman arrested in Lowndes County for $29K SNAP fraud
The investigation was initiated due to a Cumulative Outstanding Fraud Claims Listing, which indicated that a SNAP fraud claim had been identified.
Published November 20, 2020 at 11:43 AM
Man found dead inside Leake County home
Leak County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a homicide after a man was found dead inside a home on Tuesday.
Published November 19, 2020 at 11:38 AM
Man receives 15-year sentence for trafficking meth in metro area
Shawn Louis Romero, 47, of Lafayette, Louisiana, was sentenced Tuesday by a judge in the Mississippi Southern Court District.
Published November 18, 2020 at 11:23 AM
Vicksburg police officer assaulted during traffic stop
Vicksburg Police Department says an officer was wounded during a traffic stop.
Published November 14, 2020 at 10:51 AM
Teenager identified as suspect in Adams County shooting
The incident happened around 6 a.m. on 80 Hobo Forks road in Natchez.
Published November 13, 2020 at 1:31 PM
Brandon High School goes virtual due to COVID-19 increase
Brandon High School officials notified parents the school will be going virtual as of Friday, November 13 until the Thanksgiving holidays.
Published November 12, 2020 at 2:32 PM
Fake Parler account of Miss. governor causes online controversy
NBC reports that Parler is a social media platform that is becoming increasingly popular among conservatives as an outlet to voice their concerns.
Published November 12, 2020 at 11:26 AM
Germantown High School going virtual due to COVID-19
Germantown High School will be going virtual on Friday, November 13, until Tuesday, November 24, according to Madison County School officials.
Published November 12, 2020 at 9:13 AM
Dr. Dobbs discusses COVID-19 in virtual town hall
Mississippi’s top health officer, Dr. Thomas Dobbs, will host a virtual discussion about COVID-19 on Thursday at 12 p.m.
Ashley Garner and
Published November 12, 2020 at 8:36 AM
Person killed in multi-car crash on Natchez Trace Parkway
The crash has shut down the section between Pinehaven and Highway 49.
Published November 11, 2020 at 2:47 PM
Mississippi Power donates $825K in technology grants to four local HBCUs
Mississippi’s HBCUs have provided African American students with high-quality education and skills development when laws prohibited them from being admitted at predominately white colleges and universities.
Published November 11, 2020 at 2:24 PM
Authorities searching for missing Durant man
If you have any information on the whereabouts of Leroy Newman, you are asked to call the Holmes County Sheriff’s Dept Crime Stoppers at 662-834-0099 or Durant Police Department 662-653-6846.
Published November 11, 2020 at 2:01 PM
Miss. governor extends COVID-19 executive order; 15 counties under mask mandate
Governor Tate Reeves announced that he has extended his “Safe Recovery” executive order through December 11.
Justin Dixon and
Published November 11, 2020 at 9:19 AM
While isolating, gov. extends county=specific mask mandates
Health officials are still encouraging people to social distance, wear a mask, and wash your hands to slow the spread of the virus.
Ashley Garner and
Published November 11, 2020 at 7:10 AM
Mississippi’s Washington Republicans support Trump’s efforts to contest election
President Trump has accused Democrats of trying to “rig" the election, although he has provided no proof or evidence to back his claim.
Published November 6, 2020 at 12:58 PM
JPD searching for armed suspect in business robberies
Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 601-355-8477.
Published November 6, 2020 at 10:50 AM
Vicksburg police search for missing man
The man is identified as 50-year-old Michael Moffett.
Published November 5, 2020 at 2:10 PM
MDOC: Inmate dies at Greenville hospital
Mississippi Department of Corrections reported that an inmate died at Allegiance Specialty Hospital on Friday, Oct. 23.
Published November 5, 2020 at 1:20 PM
Miss. first black Supreme Court judge: New flag shows the state is moving forward
Judge Reuben Anderson served as Chair of the Commission to Redesign the Mississippi State Flag.
Published November 4, 2020 at 1:58 PM
JPD: Man shot by officers after stealing cruiser
The suspect has been identified as John Peterson.
Published November 4, 2020 at 9:33 AM
Teenager arrested, charged in shooting of 2-year-old
The suspect is identified as Cortavious Kendrick.
Published November 3, 2020 at 11:32 AM
MEMA: Over 1,300 homes damaged by Hurricane Zeta
The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) released the third report of damages caused by Hurricane Zeta.
Published October 31, 2020 at 12:25 PM
Belhaven cancels annual ‘Singing Christmas Tree’ due to COVID-19
Belhaven’s Singing Christmas Tree is an annual event, enjoyed by more than a thousand people each year.
Published October 30, 2020 at 1:16 PM
Initiative 65 or Alternative 65A? Mississippians will vote ‘yes or no’ on Nov. 3
Mississippians will vote either for or against two medical marijuana initiatives on November 3: Initiative 65 or Alternative 65A.
Published October 30, 2020 at 12:44 PM
President Trump approves Mississippi’s Hurricane Zeta emergency declaration
Reeves announced Wednesday morning that he signed the emergency declaration ahead of Hurricane Zeta.
Published October 28, 2020 at 9:40 PM
Child killed, woman injured in Franklin County shooting
Both victims are of the same family.
Published October 28, 2020 at 12:12 PM
Masked suspect robs convience store in Neshoba County
The incident happened at Hope Country Store around 5:15 a.m.
Published October 24, 2020 at 10:44 AM
Public comment period comes to close for Yazoo Backwater Pumps project
Courtney Ann Jackson
Alleged intended victim of shooting in McComb Walmart parking lot says love triangle started fight
Students return to in-person learning after COVID outbreaks
Riverboat cruises set to make a return to Vicksburg
Local non-profit sees losses after two burglaries in the past month