By EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – Two more people have filed for a special U.S. Senate election in Mississippi, bringing the field of candidates to five. The qualifying deadline is Tuesday. […]
By LISA MASCARO and EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS WASHINGTON (AP) – Republican Cindy Hyde-Smith made history Monday when she was sworn into the Senate as the first woman to represent Mississippi in the chamber. It’s […]
MCCOMB, Miss. (AP) – A lawsuit against U.S. Senate appointee Cindy Hyde-Smith has been permanently dismissed. The Daily Leader reports Circuit Judge David Strong dismissed the case with prejudice April 3. That means the lawsuit […]
BROOKHAVEN, Mississippi (AP) — Mississippi Agriculture Commissioner Cindy Hyde-Smith is serving on an agriculture advisory committee for Republic presidential nominee Donald Trump. The Daily Leader reports that the 64-member committee includes chairmen of the U.S House […]
Pickens Mayor Joel Gill, who was a past candidate for Mississippi agriculture commissioner and U.S. congress, has died in a car accident. He was 61.
Mississippi Highway Patrol Sgt. Ben Williams said Gill’s car ran off Mississippi Highway 17 near Pickens Thursday afternoon and struck a tree, but it’s not clear what caused the accident. […]
JACKSON – (AP) Mississippi has the highest obesity rate in the nation, yet it also has the highest percentage of households unable to afford enough food for a healthy lifestyle. It seems like a contradiction, […]