Scruggs to be released from prison Dec. 12

December 5, 2012 in News, Statewide News, Top Stories

Federal prison officials say Richard “Dickie” Scruggs will be released Dec. 12.

Scruggs will be granted a release on $2 million bond while he appeals a 2009 guilty plea that he improperly influenced then Hinds County Circuit Judge Bobby DeLaughter.

Former housing director, Ann Jefferson, gets 32 months in jail

August 9, 2012 in Business, News, Statewide News

From The Mississippi Link Newswire OXFORD – Ann “AJ” Jefferson, the former executive director of the South Delta Regional Housing Authority, has been sentenced by United States Senior District Judge […]

2 schools cited by judge in desegregation case

April 19, 2012 in Education, News, Statewide News, Top Stories

CLEVELAND – (AP) A Cleveland School District has a deadline of May 15 to show a federal judge how it will desegregate two schools. The Bolivar Commercial reports that the […]