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…
From Media Reports JACKSON – Severe storms that moved through parts of North Mississippi Monday and Tuesday left behind downed trees and power lines but there were no reported injuries. The National Weather Service in Memphis said there also were reports of straight line winds of up to 70 miles per hour. WTVA reported one […]
By Monica Land LEE COUNTY – WTVA is reporting that a 15-year veteran with the Lee County School District has been arrested and charged with felony embezzlement. State authorities arrested and charged 50-year-old Randy Thweatt, of Saltillo, on Tuesday, for allegedly taking an air conditioner unit and having school district employees install it at a […]