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Governor Tate Reeves Extends Safe Return Order and Adds 10 Counties to Stricter Measures

JACKSON — On Monday, July 20 Governor Tate Reeves announced that he has extended his Safe Return and county-specific executive orders, adding ten counties under the ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Mississippi State Flag design submission process announced

The process of submitting new designs for the Mississippi state flag was officially announced this week. As established by House Bill 1796, which removes the ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Ana Martinez.

Donald Trump Jr. campaigns in Oxford for Tate Reeves: “We’re going to run this state like Donald J. Trump is running America”

The Mississippi gubernatorial election is 12 days out, and Republican candidate Tate Reeves was in Oxford on the campaign trail. Joining him on Thursday evening ... Read more

10 months ago by Nathanael Gabler.

Ole Miss Chancellor Candidate Series: Kelly Damphousse

Editor’s Note: Following a Sept. 19 board meeting of the Institutions of Higher Learning, the pool for the next University of Mississippi Chancellor has been ... Read more

10 months ago by Anna Guizerix.

Former US Sen. Thad Cochran of Mississippi dies at 81

Former U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran, who served seven terms and used seniority to steer billions of dollars to his home state of Mississippi, has died. ... Read more

1 year ago by newsengin.

Fifth man charged with link to Mississippi officer’s killing

A fifth person is now charged in connection with a Mississippi police officer’s killing.

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1 year ago by The Associated Press.

2 teens charged in bomb threats against Mississippi schools

Two teenagers have been charged with making bomb threats against a north Mississippi elementary school and high school.

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1 year ago by The Associated Press.

Waller collects $580K in Mississippi governor’s race

A former Mississippi Supreme Court chief justice has collected more than $580,000 in his run for governor.

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1 year ago by The Associated Press.

2 more men arrested after Mississippi police officer slain

Two more people have been arrested after a Mississippi police officer was gunned down outside his police station.

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1 year ago by The Associated Press.

Mississippi police jail smiling suspect in officer’s killing

A Mississippi teenager accused of gunning down a uniformed officer in a police station parking lot was captured and returned in handcuffs, smiling as he ... Read more

1 year ago by The Associated Press.

Mississippi police hunt killer who shot officer outside station

Police in Mississippi are looking for a gunman who approached a uniformed officer outside a Biloxi police station and shot him dead.

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1 year ago by The Associated Press.

Mississippi man charged with cashing bogus state government checks

A Jackson man is charged with cashing counterfeit Mississippi state government checks.

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1 year ago by The Associated Press.

Man sentenced for having pipe bomb parts in Mississippi

A Mississippi man with a previous felony conviction has been sentenced to five years in federal prison, months after investigators said he had parts for ... Read more

1 year ago by The Associated Press.

White man with ‘disdain’ for race mixing charged with driving car at interracial couple

A white Louisiana man is charged with a hate crime after allegedly running down an interracial couple.

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1 year ago by The Associated Press.

Police: Girl endured years of sexual abuse, starvation starting when she was just 4 years old

A little girl in Louisiana allegedly endured years of beatings and rapes before she ended up in a mental health facility in Mississippi and was ... Read more

1 year ago by newsengin.

Storms batter South, kill 2 in Mississippi, 1 in Alabama

Strong storms again roared across the South on Thursday, killing two Mississippi drivers and a woman in Alabama while leaving more than 100,000 people without ... Read more

1 year ago by The Associated Press.

Mississippi tornado count rises to 19 in Saturday outbreak

The National Weather Service now counts 19 tornadoes that hit Mississippi on Saturday.

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1 year ago by The Associated Press.

Strong storms again threatening the South

Forecasters say strong storms are again threatening the South days after dozens of tornadoes plowed through the region.

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1 year ago by The Associated Press.

Tornadoes hit than 250 buildings across Mississippi

Early assessments show Saturday’s tornado outbreak damaged more than 250 homes, businesses and public buildings across Mississippi.

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1 year ago by The Associated Press.

Mysterious bowls of mashed potatoes confuse Mississippians

Residents of a neighborhood in Jackson, Mississippi, are confused by the bowls of mashed potatoes they’re finding on their cars, porches and mailboxes.

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1 year ago by The Associated Press.

Officials fear building in Mississippi city may collapse

Officials in one Mississippi city are closely watching a downtown building, fearing collapse.

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1 year ago by The Associated Press.

Judge sets mental exam for Mississippi man accused of strangling inmate

A judge is ordering that a Mississippi man accused of strangling his cellmate undergo a psychiatric evaluation.

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1 year ago by The Associated Press.

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