Sheriff sued over race inequality: Officers do jobs ‘fairly’

May 12, 2017 in News

By EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – A white Mississippi sheriff who is being sued over allegations that his department violates African-Americans’ constitutional rights says he and […]

Former Mississippi police officer pleads guilty in inmate sex case

October 7, 2015 in News, The Buzz

COLUMBIA, Miss. (AP) — A former Columbia police officer has pleaded guilty to sexual activity with an inmate in Marion County. WDAM-TV reports Richard Pack pleaded guilty Tuesday to one count of […]

Mother of missing Mississippi toddler arrested on probation violation, search for Myra Lewis continues

March 10, 2014 in News, The Buzz

CANTON, Mississippi (AP) — Madison County Sheriff Randy Tucker says his office is investigating numerous leads in the search for a 2-year-old girl missing for more than a week. Tucker […]

Suspect charged with hacking his neighbor to death

August 27, 2013 in News, Statewide News, Top Stories

Authorities said a man in the country illegally is being held without bond for allegedly hacking his neighbor to death over a land dispute.

Nolasco Idisro Eugenio, 40, remains in custody in a Madison County jail after he reportedly used a machete in an attack on Alphonozo Rosas in a trailer park near Canton.

“Soulful Celebration” tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

January 17, 2013 in News, Top Stories

A community-wide performing arts youth concert

By Ayesha K. Mustafaa


Tributes to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on what would be his 84th birthday began in Jackson with a “Soulful Celebration” presented by the PERICO Institute for Youth Development, Sunday, Jan. 13.

Held at the Jackson Medical Mall, it was delightful to see the choirs of African American teenagers so poised and reflective of the dignity due Dr. King’s memory….

Garrett incoming 2013 chairman of Greater Jackson Chamber Partnership

December 27, 2012 in Business, News, Top Stories

The Mississippi Link Newswire

The Greater Jackson Chamber Partnership, a 2,600-member non-profit organization, recently announced its incoming 2013 chairman, Socrates Garrett of Garrett Enterprises Consolidated Inc.

Originally chartered Aug. 23, 1880, as the Jackson Board of Trade and Cotton Exchange and primarily to serve the city of Jackson, the needs of chamber members changed over its 112-year history. On Sept. 12, 1921, it changed its name to the Jackson Chamber of Commerce….