Obama administration declares support for women in military draft

December 2, 2016 in News

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration declared its support Thursday for requiring women to register for the military draft, a symbolic but significant shift that reflects the U.S. military’s evolution […]

Frigid winter cold is the next test for Dakota Access pipeline protesters

December 2, 2016 in News

CANNON BALL, N.D. (AP) — So far, the hundreds of protesters fighting the Dakota Access pipeline have shrugged off the heavy snow, icy winds and frigid temperatures that have swirled […]

Farmer finds body in rural north Mississippi

December 2, 2016 in News

HOLLY SPRINGS, Miss. (AP) – A farmer driving a tractor in northern Mississippi has found a body that appears to have been shot multiple times. The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal […]

US judge hears arguments in Mississippi House election spat

December 2, 2016 in News

By EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS Associated Press   JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – A federal judge hears arguments Friday over whether to dismiss a lawsuit challenging a 2015 Mississippi election that went […]

MBK focused on HIV testing reaching “all populations”

December 1, 2016 in Health, News

Group hosts free HIV testing at multiple sites Nov 30 – Dec 1 By Reggie S. Davis Communications Manager MBK Public conversations about the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) can be […]

Hinds County voters deliver change in election runoff

December 1, 2016 in News

What a difference three weeks make By Othor Cain Contributing Writer Voters in Hinds County braved the stormy weather Nov. 29 as they returned to the polls to make the […]

Secrecy surrounding review of MAEP formula is worrisome

December 1, 2016 in Education, News

By Nancy Loome President, The Parents’ Campaign In mid-October, House Speaker Philip Gunn and Lieutenant Governor Tate Reeves announced that they were undertaking a review and possible rewrite of the school […]

Jackson’s Foodies Group feeds homeless

December 1, 2016 in Entertainment, News

By Othor Cain Contributing Writer Stewpot Community Services turned into a 5-star Restaurant Sunday, Nov. 20, when members of the Jackson’s Foodies Group teamed up with local area businesses and […]