By EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Keith Tonkel, one of 28 white United Methodist ministers who signed a statement condemning segregation and racism in the Deep South in 1963, has died. Wells United Methodist Church, where he had been pastor since 1969, announced that Tonkel died Wednesday in Jackson, where he […]
A detention hearing has been scheduled for June 19 for man arrested after authorities found a bomb in a car at a state prison in Leakesville. Federal court papers show John Harberson of Carriere was one of three people arrested after officers at the South Mississippi Correctional Institution found a pipe bomb in a vehicle earlier this month.
Harberson is charged in U.S. District Court in Gulfport with manufacturing a destructive device.