Mississippi mayoral candidate charged with killing man’s dog

March 23, 2017 in News

PEARL, Miss. (AP) – A man running for mayor of Pearl has been arrested on charges stemming from the fatal shooting of his neighbor’s hunting dog. Police said Thursday that […]

Pearl asked to change street named after Alabama governor

December 30, 2016 in News

PEARL, Miss. (AP) – The Pearl agency that promotes the city’s business community is located on George Wallace Drive, named after the former segregationist governor of Alabama. The Pearl Chamber […]

Police: Wife fatally shot husband in act of self-defense

June 1, 2016 in News

PEARL, Miss. (AP) – A man has died after being shot in what Pearl police say appears to be an act of self-defense. Multiple media outlets report 25-year-old Justin Jenkins […]

K-9 helps find about $1 million worth of drugs inside car

December 8, 2015 in News, The Buzz

PEARL, Miss. (AP) – A Colorado man has been arrested in Mississippi after a K-9 helped find about $1 million worth of drugs inside the man’s vehicle. Pearl spokesman Capt. […]

Pearl man dead after being shot by police responding to domestic dispute

December 1, 2014 in News, The Buzz

PEARL, Mississippi (AP) — A man is dead following an officer involved shooting in Pearl. Pearl police Capt. Brian McGairty says the incident occurred around 6 p.m. Friday at the […]

4 men now arrested in plot to take photos of Sen. Thad Cochran’s bedridden wife

May 23, 2014 in News, The Buzz

MADISON, Mississippi (AP) — Investigators say a Mississippi tea party official and two other men arrested Thursday conspired with a conservative blogger to use photographs of U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran’s […]

National Weather Service confirms 9 tornadoes in Mississippi on Monday

April 30, 2014 in News

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — At least nine tornadoes struck Mississippi on Monday, including an EF-4 or stronger in Louisville and EF-3 tornadoes in Tupelo and Richland, the National Weather Service […]