No suspects in brutal murder of Vaiden woman

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

Carroll County authorities are still looking for suspects in the brutal murder of a Vaiden woman in her home last month. Forty-seven-year-old Katrina Hemphill was found at her residence on County Road 264 during the early morning hours of Dec. 13.

Carroll County Sheriff Jerry Carver said Hemphill’s body was found on the floor just inside the glass doors in the rear of her home. She had severe trauma to her upper body and head. While autopsy results have not confirmed what kind of weapon was used in the murder, officials believe Hemphill was stabbed to death.

Jury: Race played role in white attorney’s firing

April 19, 2012 in Health, News, Statewide News

ABERDEEN – (AP) A federal jury in Aberdeen has decided that race played a part in the majority-black Greenwood Leflore Hospital board firing its white former attorney. In its verdict […]