Sunday Apr 13
Officials: Seized cellphones being put to good use
"People will use any means to get cellphones into prisons," Corrections Commissioner Christopher B. Epps said in a news release.
Magee armed robbery suspects captured
On March 18 at around 4:23 am, the Magee Police Department received a call stating that the Kangaroo gas station on Hwy 49 across the street from Trustmark Bank had been robbed by two white males with a shotgun.
What we want: Jackson residents weigh in on upcoming mayoral election
Charles Johnson, once known as "Ragman" while spinning old-school blues records on local radio stations, says it's time for Jackson to sing a new tune.
The Mississippi Press
Mississippi man convicted after 'accidentally' shooting a man 10 times is up for parole
The family of a Magee man killed in 1994 after being shot 10 times in what his assailant called an accident is asking the state Parole Board to keep Milton E. Watts behind bars.
Laurel swears in five new police officers
Five men were sworn in as Laurel police officers on Monday. Adam Cochran, Robert Harbour, Stephen Graeser, Jason Mills and Mathew Hartfield were sworn into the ranks by Mayor Johnny Magee during a ceremony at Laurel City Hall.