Mississippi minister who condemned racism in 1960s dies

March 10, 2017 in News, Obituaries

By EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Keith Tonkel, one of 28 white United Methodist ministers who signed a statement condemning segregation and racism in the Deep […]

Detention hearing June 19 in pipe bomb case

June 18, 2013 in News, Statewide News, Top Stories

A detention hearing has been scheduled for June 19 for man arrested after authorities found a bomb in a car at a state prison in Leakesville. Federal court papers show John Harberson of Carriere was one of three people arrested after officers at the South Mississippi Correctional Institution found a pipe bomb in a vehicle earlier this month.

Harberson is charged in U.S. District Court in Gulfport with manufacturing a destructive device.