Sunday Mar 9
Reservoir: Keep Rez Beautiful gains recognition
Keep the Rez Beautiful received the prestigious William Nash Award during Keep America Beautiful's National Conference in Charlotte, N.C. The award recognizes a new affiliate for outstanding achievement in implementing the Keep America Beautiful system.
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Sunday Mar 9
Rankin liquor bill on way to governor
A bill on its way to the governor could pave the way for liquor to be sold by the glass at restaurants on the Rankin County side of the Ross Barnett Reservoir.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
Man killed in University Hills Mobile Home Park shooting
Christopher Houston, 35, of Linley Lane, was pronounced dead at 9:51 p.m. at OCH Regional Medical Center, Oktibbeha County Assistant Coroner Billy Miller said.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Senate OKs corrections overhaul
A sweeping overhaul of the state's criminal justice system moved closer to final passage in the Legislature on Thursday, but some local law enforcement officials have concerns.
Jackson woman pleads guilty in ID fraud scheme
A Jackson woman has pleaded guilty to conspiring to defraud the United States by stealing personal information that was used to file false tax returns.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Mourners hold vigil for Florence teen killed in crash
NEW THIS MORNING... WE'RE LEARNING ABOUT FUNERAL ARRANGEMENTS FOR A RANKIN COUNTY TEENAGER KILLED IN A CAR WRECK - TIFFANEY.
Skylar Laine to perform at Zoo Day
A new season begins Saturday at the Jackson Zoo, and Mississippi's own Skylar Laine will have a special performance at Zoo Day.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Bill Minor: 2,000 graves are sad reminder of state's mental health history
Investigative reporter Jerry Mitchell has literally unearthed a big problem for Mississippi officials.
Pearl police dog dies
16 WAPT'S MIKE PERCHICK WAS AT POLICE- HEADQUARTERS TODAY, AS THEY REMEMBERED OFFICER-BONA .
Schools will see a late start date
Students in the Jackson, Madison and Clinton school districts used to finishing classes before Memorial Day are poised to go a week longer in the 2014-15 school year.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Pearl: Sheriff investigates shooting by police
The man was not hit but was taken to a local hospital for a psychiatric evaluation.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Brandon man arrested for child pornography possession
A Brandon resident has been arrested for possession of child pornography, announced Attorney General Jim Hood Friday.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Former Richland teacher files federal discrimination complaint
The Richland High teacher who showed an R-rated film to students and whose forced resignation sparked a student outcry has filed a federal complaint alleging discrimination.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Deer crashes through windows of Richland motel
Authorities in Rankin County put down a deer that crashed Saturday night through two motel windows and a window of a nearby restaurant.
Sun Feb 23, 2014
West Nile numbers continue rising
More human West Nile Virus cases are reported by the Mississippi State Department of Health.
People on the Move: Eudora Welty House Museum
A Rankin County native, Bankston graduated from Mississippi State University and has a master's degree in museum studies from Baylor University.
Buoys to outline depth change in upper Pearl River
Anglers who frequent the upper Pearl River at Barnett Reservoir will notice a change this spring.
Tue Feb 18, 2014
Rankin district trimming gifted ed program
Discontinuing the Rankin County school district's Venture gifted program in grades 9-12 makes sense, the district's superintendent says.
Mon Feb 17, 2014
Bodies found on UMC campus
UMC says more that two-thousand bodies could be buried on its campus it started as a survey for a parking garage.
Sun Feb 16, 2014
Brandon: 3 qualify for constable position
The deadline to qualify is March 1. The candidates will face off in the June 3 election, and a runoff, if needed, would be June 24. ALSO: The Rankin County Health Fair is set for 9 a.m. to noon Wednesday at the Brandon Civic Center.