Police chief asked to resign after police violence remarks

July 22, 2016 in News

JONESVILLE, Mississippi (AP) — Officials in a Mississippi town have asked the police chief to resign after online comments he made regarding violence against police. The Natchez Democrat reports that the […]

Cruz to Trump: It’s personal, stands by no endorsement

July 22, 2016 in News

CLEVELAND (AP) — A day after being booed off the Republican National Convention stage, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz stubbornly defended his refusal to endorse Donald Trump, insisting he is not […]

Hinds residents warned about mosquitoes, West Nile virus

July 21, 2016 in Health, News

Mississippi Link Newswire  The Mississippi State Department of Health has identified an unusually large number of mosquitoes carrying the West Nile Virus in Hinds County. Residents should make sure to take […]

Housing at Helm Place

July 21, 2016 in News

Development revitalizes downtown Jackson From staff and wire reports Helm Place, a new residential development surrounding the historic Mount Helm Baptist Church in downtown Jackson, celebrated its grand opening with […]

Beneficial effects of community policing stressed at talk

July 21, 2016 in News

By Shanderia K. Posey Editor No one professes to have all the answers regarding recent police shootings across the nation, but many organizations and individuals are making their voices heard […]

Missionary Baptists to hear Rev. Jackson’s address tonight

July 21, 2016 in News, Religion

  By Shanderia K. Posey Editor The General Missionary Baptist State Convention is off to a great start with its Annual Session as attendees get ready to hear from state […]

Pascagoula woman sentenced for sexual battery of teen

July 21, 2016 in News, The Buzz

PASCAGOULA, Mississippi (AP) — A 26-year-old Pascagoula woman has been sentenced to 12 years in prison for the sexual battery of a 13-year-old boy. The Sun Herald reports Miranda Duke pleaded […]

Mississippi Supreme Court hears case of the ‘demon chipmunk’

July 21, 2016 in News

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — Does the “demon chipmunk” violate the Mississippi Constitution? It’s a question the state Supreme Court was asked to consider Tuesday as attorneys argued over a lawsuit […]