Nov 17, 2012
The Town Talk
Defense lawyers say BP rig workers are scapegoats
NEW ORLEANS -- While BP has resolved a sweeping criminal probe of its role in the massive 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, two company employees charged in the deaths of 11 rig workers claim the Justice Department is trying to make them scapegoats for the disaster.
'Friendly' forces killing more American troops
Two Mississippians have died at the hands of what were supposed to be friendly troops since February, as the number of American troops killed by "insider attacks" continues to grow.
Miss. soldier buried in Biloxi National Cemetery
The Mississippi Army Reserve soldier died Aug. 19 in Spin Boldak, Afghanistan, of injuries suffered from small arms fire while conducting security force assistance operations.
Memphis Commercial Appeal
MDOT unfreezes funds for bike path and walking trails in Southaven parks
Southaven is getting $850,000 to link the city's two largest parks with a bike path and walking trail after learning state officials have released the funds, which had been frozen because of Mayor Greg Davis's financial problems.
Army Reservist from Miss. killed in Afghanistan
The Department of Defense announced Tuesday in a news release that 55-year-old Sgt.