Rodeo fans buckle up for Dixie National

February 13, 2012 in Central Mississippi News, Entertainment, News, Sports, Top Stories

JACKSON – (AP) The Dixie National Rodeo spurred into action Thursday night launching a week’s array of riding, roping, wrangling and country music. There’s hot interest on the music front […]

Portrait of late and controversial Jackson mayor put up at city hall

February 6, 2012 in Central Mississippi News, News, Top Stories

By Monica Land JACKSON – It took 500 days, but a portrait of former Jackson Mayor Frank Melton is now hanging in city hall. Portraits of seven former Jackson mayors […]

Bryant salutes work of racial reconciliation group

January 30, 2012 in Central Mississippi News, News, Religion, Statewide News, Top Stories

By JEFF AMY Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. (AP) _ Gov. Phil Bryant said he plans to continue activity with a Christian group promoting racial reconciliation. Mission Mississippi honored Bryant Friday, […]

Venue change delayed in alleged Jackson hate-crime case

January 25, 2012 in Central Mississippi News, News, Statewide News

JACKSON (AP) — A judge on Tuesday postponed arguments on whether to move the trial of a white Mississippi teenager charged with intentionally using a pickup truck to run over a […]

Pardoned Miss. murderers to remain free for now

January 24, 2012 in Central Mississippi News, News, Northern Mississippi News, Southern Mississippi News, Statewide News

(AP) JACKSON, Miss – Four convicted murderers pardoned by outgoing Mississippi governor Haley Barbour will remain free at least until a hearing on February 3, reports CNN.  Eight of the […]