Hot oil murder case moved out of Hancock County

A judge has ordered a change of venue for the re-trial of Edna Mae Sanders and issued a gag order in the case of her husband’s death after she doused him with hot cooking oil.

Circuit Court Judge Larry Bourgeois has ordered the trial moved from Hancock County to Jones County. The trial will start April 15. […]


Baby’s broken leg leads to arrest of teen dad

Hancock County authorities have filed felony child abuse charges against an 18-year-old man after his infant son was brought to a hospital with a broken leg.

Sheriff’s child investigator Glenn Grannan says Earnest Fontenot was arrested Monday at Hancock Medical Center after investigators talked with him about the 2-month-old’s injury. […]