The Mississippi Link Newswire There will be a runoff election between Tyrone Hendrix and Dennis Sweet on July 1. Hendrix received 28.74% of the vote and Sweet received 28.26% of the vote. All 12 precincts […]
JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — KFC Corp. says it’s investigating allegations that a restaurant employee in Jackson, Mississippi, asked a 3-year-old to leave because her facial injuries disturbed other patrons. The company is also giving $30,000 […]
JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — Patients seeking care through the G.V. “Sonny” Montgomery Veterans Administration Medical center in Jackson are waiting an average of 45 days for their first appointment with a primary care doctor, according […]
JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — Jackson police are searching for the person who shot and killed 3-year-old Armon Burton. It happened just after midnight. Police believe the shooter used an assault rifle to fire into the home, […]
JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — A Jackson ophthalmologist has been charged with murder in the fatal shooting of his wife at their home on Wednesday night. Jackson Police Department spokeswoman Colendula Green says 68-year-old Dr. William […]
By Gail H. Marshall Guest Contributor LEXINGTON – Nearly 300 family, friends, public officials and community members attended the celebration of life for Sarah Kimbrough Hart, Tuesday, May 13, 11 a.m. It was held at […]
The Mississippi Link Newswire Jackson, Miss. – Americans are spending more time than ever sitting in front of screens – at work and at home –which means less time being active. Physical inactivity has a […]
The Mississippi Link Newswire: The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus is coming to Jackson Mississippi in March. Highlights from this year’s circus include the following: Kids tickets start at $10 Playing March 20 – […]
The Mississippi Link Newswire Voters in the city of Jackson have approved a 1-cent sales tax increase to help pay for improvements to the city’s infrastructure, including road repair and replacement of aging water pipes. […]
JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — A man was sentenced Monday to more than 23 years in prison for a sexual assault on a 4-year-old girl and making a video of the attack with another man who was also convicted in the case.
Jemery Atral Hodges, 26, pleaded guilty in June to two counts. He was sentenced Monday in U.S. District Court in Jackson.
The child’s mother wept, describing to the court the harm that came to her daughter… […]