Veteran, Small Business Owner Launches Lt. Governor Campaign: “Imagine a better Mississippi” 

May 3, 2018 in News, The Buzz

Rep. Jay Hughes Kicks Off Statewide Campaign Tour of 82 Counties, 362 Communities The Mississippi Link Newswire Jackson, MS – – – Today Jay Hughes officially announced his candidacy for […]

Mississippi state offices close for Confederate Memorial Day

April 29, 2018 in News

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – Mississippi is closing state government offices for Confederate Memorial Day. The observation happens Monday, one week after the same holiday in Alabama. Confederate Memorial Day in […]

Romaine lettuce outbreak update: 98 people sick in 22 states

April 27, 2018 in Health

By MIKE STOBBE AP Medical Writer NEW YORK (AP) – The food poisoning outbreak linked to romaine lettuce has spread to three more states. Health officials on Friday said they […]

National Weather Service finds 8 tornadoes hit Mississippi

April 9, 2018 in News

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – The National Weather Service confirms eight tornadoes hit Mississippi last week. Nobody was injured by the twisters, which damaged trees, power lines and some buildings on […]

Salmonella in chicken salad kills 1, sickens 265 in 8 states

April 9, 2018 in Health

By DAVID PITT Associated Press DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) – Chicken salad contaminated with salmonella bacteria made by an Iowa food processing company and distributed by Fareway Stores has sickened […]

Mississippi, the hound dog, is adopted by Wisconsin couple

April 3, 2018 in News

BROOKHAVEN, Miss. (AP) – He ain’t nothing but hound dog, but he was worth the long drive. A couple drove 14 hours from their home in Sheboygan, Wisconsin, to Brookhaven, […]

Surveyors confirm 3 more Mississippi tornadoes last week

April 2, 2018 in News

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – The National Weather Service confirms three more tornadoes hit Mississippi last week. No one was injured in the twisters, which mainly caused tree damage on Wednesday. […]

Next Gulf of Mexico oil lease sale to be Aug. 15

April 1, 2018 in Business

NEW ORLEANS (AP) – The federal government will offer 77.3 million acres in the Gulf of Mexico for oil and gas exploration and development on Aug. 15. An Interior Department […]