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Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians declares state of public health emergency

(AP) — Amid growing concerns about the rise in COVID-19 cases, The Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians on Thursday declared a state of public health ... Read more

4 days ago by The Associated Press.

Arkansas woman arrested in attempted murder of marshal

(AP) — An Arkansas woman is being held without bond for her alleged role in the attempted murder of a deputy U.S. Marshal in Mississippi. ... Read more

4 days ago by The Associated Press.

Mississippi couple with over 100 animals on property charged

(AP) — A couple in Mississippi were arrested on animal cruelty charges after authorities found more than 100 animals, including a monkey, a miniature donkey ... Read more

4 days ago by The Associated Press.

Lauderdale County Deputy Sam Upchurch honored for saving judge’s life

(AP) — Lauderdale County Deputy Sheriff Sam Upchurch was in the right place at the right time. “I was at the very beginning of my ... Read more

4 days ago by The Associated Press.

Court: Convicted ex-prisons leader and wife owe income taxes

(AP) — A Mississippi court has affirmed a ruling that says an imprisoned former corrections commissioner and his wife must pay more than $69,000 in ... Read more

4 days ago by The Associated Press.

Mississippi church suing on virus restrictions burns down

(AP) — A church in Mississippi was destroyed by a suspected arson fire, about a month after its pastor filed a lawsuit challenging the city ... Read more

4 days ago by The Associated Press.

Some Mississippi casinos reopen after 2-month virus hiatus

(AP) — Some casinos in Mississippi reopened Thursday for the first time in two months, following state guidelines to try to mitigate the spread of ... Read more

4 days ago by The Associated Press.

Ex-Louisiana warden chosen to lead Mississippi prisons

(AP) — Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves said Wednesday that he is nominating a former warden of Louisiana’s Angola prison to take charge of the Mississippi ... Read more

5 days ago by The Associated Press.

Judge nominated as Mississippi public safety commissioner

(AP) — Mississippi Court of Appeals Judge Sean Tindell of Gulfport is in line to become the new public safety commissioner in Mississippi. Republican Gov. ... Read more

5 days ago by The Associated Press.

2 construction workers killed in Mississippi trench collapse

(AP) — Rocks crushed two workers to death in a trench collapse at the site of town homes under construction in Mississippi. The workers were ... Read more

6 days ago by The Associated Press.

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