WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court appears ready to impose limits on lawsuits in a Native American court against people who are not members of the Indian tribe. The justices heard arguments Monday in a closely watched appeal by Dollar General Corp. over a civil lawsuit in the court of the Mississippi Band of Choctaw […]
BROOKLYN, Mississippi (AP) — A Dollar General store in south Mississippi has been cited by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration for safety hazards. OSHA says in a news release Tuesday this is the second time the Brooklyn, Mississippi, store has been cited for the same hazards. It was cited for the same violations in […]
Residents of Duck Hill were shaken Friday night when a young woman was found shot to death in her home in the 700 block of Melissa Circle. Shayla Miers, 23, was pronounced dead at the scene by Montgomery County Assistant Coroner James Wagner.
Montgomery County Sheriff Jerry “Bubba” Nix said Miers had been shot multiple times.
Nix said the Miers’ mother made the grim discovery.
“Her mother came in the house and found her around 6:30 on the living room floor,” he said.
Nix said Miers lived in the home with her parents and her 5-year-old daughter.
A search continues for two men who allegedly stole a safe full of cash from a Dollar General in Pontotoc County.
The burglary happened during the early morning hours of Dec. 10 on Highway 278 in Pontotoc.
According to the Pontotoc County Sheriff’s Department, the two males entered through the front door of the store.