Former prisoner pardoned by Haley Barbour pleads guilty to manslaughter

May 20, 2014 in News, The Buzz

OXFORD, Mississippi (AP) — One of the ex-prisoners who received a pardon from then-Gov. Haley Barbour has pleaded guilty to manslaughter after he killed another man in an exchange of […]

Mississippi Supreme Court denies motion to remove judge in doctor’s murder-for-hire case

December 17, 2013 in News, The Buzz

GREENWOOD, Mississippi (AP) — The Mississippi Supreme Court has again denied a motion from a Greenwood doctor charged in a murder-for-hire case to remove the judge appointed to preside over […]

Trial date set in Greenwood murder-for-hire case

November 30, 2012 in News, Statewide News

A Greenwood doctor and one other man are set to stand trial April 22 in a murder-for-hire plot that prosecutors say unsuccessfully targeted a local attorney.

The Greenwood Commonwealth reports that the trial date was set this month in Leflore County during a preliminary hearing for Dr. Arnold Smith and Cordarious Robinson.