Republican Meeting set

There will be a meeting of Republican voters residing within the city limits who are interested in forming a Republican Municipal Executive Committee for the City of Louisville. The meeting will be held on Thursday, Jan. 26 at 6:00 pm.…

2 females escape restitution center

JACKSON – Two female offenders escaped the Flowood Restitution Center early Tuesday morning. Kayla Renee Armstrong, 29, and Brittany Ann Castens, 31, are both on probation for drug-related charges. Armstrong, MDOC #198590, was given three years’ probation when sentenced on…

MEC announces Taylor as one of its officers

Mississippi Economic Council (MEC) 2016-2017 Chair Robin Robinson announces future leadership. Recently elected officers include: William G. Yates, III, CEO/President of W.G. Yates & Sons Construction Company, as MEC’s 2017-2018 Chair.         James Daniel “Dan” Rollins, III, Chairman of the Board…

MDOT assessing damage statewide after winter storm

The Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) is assessing the state of the highway system in response to winter weather that moved through the state this past weekend. “Emergency situations like this winter weather event exemplify the state’s need for a…

Editorial Roundup

The right to do stupid things A racially tinged case of high school harassment in Pennsylvania that turned violent was bad enough. Then the adults got involved and made it worse. A 14-year-old white boy used exceptionally poor judgment last…