New Methods of Execution Considered for Mississippi

(Jackson, MS) — Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood said he will ask legislators to set an alternative form of execution besides lethal injections. He said he could include use of nitrogen gas, electrocution or firing squad. Hood said he is asking for this alternative in case the state is blocked…


Indianola Cracking Down on Residents Who Owe Fines

(Indianola, MS) — Indianola city leaders are about to initiate what it calls a warrant roundup. City leaders say there’s still time to pay before this plan goes into action. Between February 8th and March 7th, residents will be allowed a grace period before the warrant roundup begins. Residents can…


Mayor Announces Worship on the Water

(Greenville, MS) — Yesterday, Mayor Errick Simmons announced his new faith-based race-reconciliation initiative, Worship on the Water. Mayor Simmons along with City Council members and an interracial group of local ministers and pastors from various faiths stood together on the steps of City Hall yesterday afternoon. City leaders along with…


Sentencing Delayed for Former Corrections Commissioner

(Jackson, MS) — Former Mississippi Corrections Commissioner Christopher Epps was scheduled to be sentenced January 6th for his role in a corruption scheme while serving as the commissioner of the Mississippi Department of Corrections but Judge Henry Wingate said he’ll delay sentencing until April 11th. Sam Wagner, accused of bribing…


Fire Destroys Greenville Home

(Greenville, MS) — An afternoon fire left nothing but a partial shell of a home in Greenville. Firefighters reported to a blaze at a home in the intersection of Gloster and Cately Streets around 12:30 yesterday afternoon. No one was home during the time of the blaze. The fire’s cause…


Mississippi Governor Makes Call to Action

(Jackson, MS) — Governor Phil Bryant is giving his call to action to the legislature as his second term begins. He delivered his State of the State Address last night and there was a lot of talk about money. The governor gave his opinion on how he’d like to see…


Trump Targets Wrong Barbour

(National) — GOP front runner, Donald Trump blasted former governor Haley Barbour on Good Morning America Today during a telephone interview with George Stephanopoulos. The only problem is that Trump lit into the wrong Barbour. George Stephanopoulos mistakenly attributed a quote in the New York Times to former Mississippi governor,…


Itta Bena Receives Federal Grant

(Itta Bena) — The town of Itta Bena has received much needed help for the betterment of their community. A federal grant of $200,000 was presented to the small town yesterday afternoon at the Brazil Center. It will help the town’s efforts at revitalization. The grant is funded by the…


Leland Medical Clinic Expanding Services

(Leland, MS) — With Mississippi State Health Department clinics closing in Leland and Hollandale, Leland Medical clinic is working to make sure Deltans still have access to great healthcare. Starting February 1st, Leland Medical will offer more services to its patients. Clinic leaders say their role is to work with…


Corrections Officer Arrested

(Sunflower County, MS) — A corrections officer trainee is accused of having contraband on prison grounds. Investigators arrested 26-year-old Kamela┬áDanson, a correctional officer trainee, after marijuana was found in her vehicle. Danson was booked into the Sunflower County jail on the charge of Possession Of a Controlled Substance Within Facilities….