Local chapters of Alpha Kappa Alpha feed hearts in Smith Park

April 28, 2016 in Statewide News, Uncategorized

Mississippi Link Newswire The Family Strengthening Committee with Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Rho Lambda Omega Chapter collaborated with Sister2Sister Ministry of Canton and undergraduate of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, […]

35 Mississippi airports split $10M in federal grants

June 9, 2015 in News, Statewide News

(AP)  The U.S. Department of Transportation is awarding more than $10 million in grants that will be divided among 35 Mississippi airports. Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Thad Cochran, R-Miss., said […]

Man arrested after kidnapping two boys, slashing throat of one, in Hancock County

December 19, 2013 in News, Statewide News, The Buzz

By Gareth Clary | GulfLive.com Mississippi Press HANCOCK COUNTY, Mississippi — James Smith, 41, of the Leetown community, has been arrested after a more than  2-hour pursuit after he kidnapped and […]

Around Mississippi: Hattiesburg gas card fraud; Natchez crosses; vicious dog ordinance

December 19, 2013 in News, Statewide News

The Associated Press Here are some news and notes — and an interesting photograph — from around Mississippi this morning: Council upset over possible fraud in gas card use In […]

Louisiana police say Mississippi man was under the influence in fatal accident

December 9, 2013 in News, Statewide News

FRANKLINTON, Louisiana (AP) — A Mississippi man is facing drunken driving and vehicular homicide charges after a fatal head-on collision in Louisiana’s Washington Parish on Sunday. Louisiana State Police say […]

Must enroll by December 23 to begin health coverage under Obamacare on January 1

December 4, 2013 in Health, News, Statewide News

By Lonnie Ross Online Editor   The deadline for people to sign up for health coverage under the Affordable Care Act, that starts on the first day of January 2014, […]

Former Mississippi Gov. Bill Allain dies at 85

December 3, 2013 in News, Statewide News, Top Stories

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — Former Mississippi Gov. Bill Allain, a Democrat who appointed significant numbers of women and minorities to government jobs and strengthened the executive branch by removing legislators […]

Troopers work 167 collisions over holiday weekend, 2 of them fatal

December 3, 2013 in News, Statewide News

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — The Mississippi Highway Patrol worked two fatal accidents over the Thanksgiving holidays and investigated a total of 167 collisions that injured 36 people. Mississippi Highway Patrol […]