4 more indicted on hate crime charges in 2011 attacks on blacks in Mississippi

July 17, 2014 in News, The Buzz

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — Four more people have been indicted in what prosecutors say were a series of racially motivated attacks on blacks in Mississippi. John Louis Blalack, 20, of […]

Hinds GOP leader says 300-350 possible illegal votes in Mississippi’s largest county, not 1,500

July 16, 2014 in News

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — Hinds County Republican Party chairman Pete Perry said Tuesday that 300 to 350 possible illegally cast votes were found in Mississippi’s largest county in the Senate […]

Hendrix, Sweet in runoff: Results of Ward 6 special election

June 18, 2014 in News

The Mississippi Link Newswire There will be a runoff election between Tyrone Hendrix and Dennis Sweet on July 1. Hendrix received 28.74% of the vote and Sweet received 28.26% of […]

Girl scarred in pit bull attack asked to leave Jackson KFC

June 16, 2014 in News, The Buzz

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — KFC Corp. says it’s investigating allegations that a restaurant employee in Jackson, Mississippi, asked a 3-year-old to leave because her facial injuries disturbed other patrons. The […]

Audit shows Mississippi vets wait 45 days in Jackson, 48 days in Gulfport for visits

June 10, 2014 in Health, News, The Buzz

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — Patients seeking care through the G.V. “Sonny” Montgomery Veterans Administration Medical center in Jackson are waiting an average of 45 days for their first appointment with […]

Jackson police seek suspect who shot, killed toddler; 27 bullet holes riddled home

May 23, 2014 in News, The Buzz

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — Jackson police are searching for the person who shot and killed 3-year-old Armon Burton. It happened just after midnight. Police believe the shooter used an assault rifle […]

Jackson ophthalmologist charged in shooting death of his wife

May 16, 2014 in News, The Buzz

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — A Jackson ophthalmologist has been charged with murder in the fatal shooting of his wife at their home on Wednesday night. Jackson Police Department spokeswoman Colendula […]

Holmes County matriarch Sarah Hart fondly remembered

May 16, 2014 in News, Obituaries

By Gail H. Marshall  Guest Contributor LEXINGTON – Nearly 300 family, friends, public officials and community members attended the celebration of life for Sarah Kimbrough Hart, Tuesday, May 13, 11 […]