Monday Jun 30
New 4-lane part of Mississippi Highway 6 to open
Mississippi Department of Transportation officials say the new four-lane section of Mississippi Highway 6 into Tupelo is scheduled to open July 15. The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal reports the ceremony will mark completion of the $27 million final paving project on the road from U.S. Highway 45 in Tupelo to Interstate 55 at Batesville.
Lightning strikes Panola County's E-911 Dispatch Center; 2 injured
The one place tasked to relay emergency help to those in need was suddenly in the need of assistance themselves after a vicious lightning strike with storms in northern Mississippi on Monday.
The San Diego Union-Tribune
Challenger to longtime GOP senator gets a boost
In this May 15, 2014 file photo, state Sen. Chris McDaniel speaks during a news conference in Jackson, Miss.
In this April 25, 2014 file photo, S. Sen. Thad Cochran,... Photo-photo.5508903
In this April 25, 2014 file photo, S. Sen. Thad Cochran, R-Miss., addresses a group of employees at Dunlap & Kyle Tire Company, a wholesale and retail tire dealer in Batesville, Miss.
The Mississippi Press
Sen. Thad Cochran says his record 'reflects credit on our state'
Sen. Thad Cochran, R-Miss., ranking member on the Senate Agriculture Committee, looks over documents before a closed-door meeting with other Farm Bill negotiators on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013.