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Psych exam requested for Ridgeland mother charged with sexual battery
The mother is Dacoda Ray.
Published September 24, 2020 at 3:03 PM
Four Miss. schools receive National Blue Ribbon School Honors
The National Blue Ribbon Schools Program recognizes public and private elementary, middle, and high schools based on their overall academic excellence or their progress in closing achievement gaps among student subgroups.
Published September 24, 2020 at 12:51 PM
City of Clinton extends free WiFi to its residents
City of Clinton officials announced three Wi-Fi hotspots to help residents who are unable to access the internet or have slow internet speeds during the coronavirus pandemic.
Published September 23, 2020 at 2:23 PM
MARS Food to invest $2.5M in Greenville amid Uncle Ben’s name change
The company says it has produced rice for more than 40 years in Greenville.
Published September 23, 2020 at 10:35 AM
Brandon business owner arrested for fraud
Deputies say Jamie Sullivan was the target of an investigation after they received multiple reports that people paid for garage door installation, but no work was ever done.
Published September 23, 2020 at 9:00 AM
Deion Sanders posts photos with JSU President, Athletic Director
JSU will hold a press conference on Monday morning to announce the new coach.
Published September 20, 2020 at 10:05 AM
AG Commissioner responds to criticism of Miss. State Fair: “Enough of the complaining!”
The state fair is scheduled for October 7 despite the pandemic.
Published September 19, 2020 at 12:42 PM
$3.5M applied towards failing sewer projects in Jackson, Mayor Lumumba says
Earlier this year, the city settled a lawsuit with Siemens for $89 million over botched sewers and the billing system.
Ashley Garner and
Published September 18, 2020 at 1:44 PM
Jackson police searching for missing man
The man is identified as Billy Logan, Sr.
Published September 18, 2020 at 9:23 AM
Deputies capture armed robbery suspect in Jackson
The suspect has been identified as Deangelo Dent.
Published September 16, 2020 at 12:19 PM
Man arrested after drug bust in Vicksburg
It is reported that Vicksburg police were serving a search warrant at the home when the drugs were discovered.
Published September 16, 2020 at 10:23 AM
Clinton Public School District offers free meals to students
The district says all students 18 years or younger will be served free meals beginning Monday, September 14, 2020, through December 31, 2020, or until funds run out.
Published September 11, 2020 at 1:34 PM
Comedienne Rita Brent, Singer Teneia to host live virtual show
The ladies say fans can expect a virtual night full of music, laughter, and empowerment!
Published September 11, 2020 at 1:26 PM
Carjacked vehicle involved in fatal car crash, police say
The crash happened just before 11:30 p.m. on West Street near Millsaps Avenue in Jackson.
Published September 11, 2020 at 12:02 PM
Piney Woods School to host virtual fundraising campaign for low-income students
On September 30th, Woodson Center will host Black American Values in Action: A Virtual Fundraiser for The Piney Woods School.
Published September 11, 2020 at 11:30 AM
Nearly $1.5M awarded to improve school safety in the southern district of Mississippi
The funds were provided by the Department of Justice’s Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS Office) School Violence Prevention Program (SVPP).
Published September 11, 2020 at 9:07 AM
Man arrested for attempting to smuggle contraband in Pike County jail
The confiscated contraband included cell phones and narcotics.
Published September 10, 2020 at 1:44 PM
JPD: Man shot, killed at apartment complex
The incident happened just after 10 a.m. at an apartment building on Rainey Road.
Published September 10, 2020 at 12:39 PM
Claiborne County School District transitions to hybrid learning schedule
The district began the school year with distance learning for all students, citing concerns based on the city’s COVID-19 cases.
Published September 10, 2020 at 12:15 PM
Kosciusko police search for suspect wanted for false pretense
Police are searching for Jonathon Avery Taylor.
Published September 9, 2020 at 1:39 PM
Drive-thru COVID-19 testing available for child care facility workers
The free testing is available for K-12 teachers, staff, school administrators, and child care workers of Mississippi licensed child care facilities.
Published September 9, 2020 at 12:59 PM
Hinds Co. Election Commission announces changes to voting precincts, partnership with JSU
The Hinds County Election Commission announced some changes for the upcoming election in November.
Published September 9, 2020 at 11:00 AM
Abandoned house catches fire in Jackson
The cause of the fire is unknown at this time.
Published September 7, 2020 at 1:43 PM
19-year-old shot, killed in Jackson
The incident happened at Johnson Street near Mayes Avenue.
Published September 7, 2020 at 11:36 AM
Mississippi COVID-19 rates decline after prediction of becoming number one for virus
Mississippi State Department of Health officer Dr. Thomas Dobbs attributed the declining numbers to masks and social distancing.
Published September 7, 2020 at 8:45 AM
MDHS receives over $24M from CARES Act to assist families during pandemic
The funds will be provided in two separate grants: the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program and Community Services Block Grant.
Published September 4, 2020 at 11:32 AM
Man killed after being hit by train in Jackson
The accident happened just after 8 p.m. on Bullard Street near Ford Avenue.
Published September 3, 2020 at 11:48 AM
Mississippi voters with preexisting medical conditions may vote absentee
The decision was approved by Hinds County Chancery Court Judge Denise Owens on Wednesday evening.
Published September 3, 2020 at 10:14 AM
Two dead after motorcycle crash in Yazoo City
The crash happened just before 7 p.m. at the intersection of Jerry Clower Boulevard and 20th Street.
Published September 3, 2020 at 9:26 AM
Jackson police investigating homicide after man falls, hits head after assault
The incident happened on Tuesday just after 2 a.m. on University Boulevard.
Published September 3, 2020 at 8:36 AM
First Alert Forecast: clouds hold Friday; sunny periods this weekend
Rep. Attica Scott, 23 others charged with rioting, unlawful assembly in Louisville
Shellie Sylvestri and
Accused rapist, 15, faces $2 million bond in elderly Mississippi woman’s attack
Former Rebul Academy head football coach under investigation by Attorney General
Detention ponds coming to the City of Pearl to help reduce flash flooding problems