The Associated Press
News Briefs From Around The State
Here is a roundup of news and notes from around Mississippi this morning:
In Meridian, the Mississippi Highway Patrol says a trooper’s car hit a horse and overturned — as the officer was answering a report that another driver had hit a horse.
WJTV reports that officials did not identify the trooper, but say he was released after being checked at a hospital in Meridian.
The accident occurred Saturday night on Highway 15 in Jasper County. Officials say another horse ran into the road in front of the squad car…