No Hanging Chads As Students Learn To Vote

GREENVILLE, MS (Ben Caxton) — Last Friday students at one Delta high school received a real-life lesson in the mechanics of voting when Riverside High School south of Greenville used Washington County’s electronic machines for student elections. Seventh through 12th grade students cast ballots for class representatives and homecoming maids…




Mississippi Lawmakers Study Other State Lotteries

JACKSON, MS (Ben Caxton) — A special House panel has been studying lotteries in other states as requested by Mississippi House Speaker Phillip Gunn. Lawmakers and state gaming officials recently traveled to Arkansas and Louisiana and collected information from Nebraska, Texas and Wyoming; their preliminary findings indicate revenue and costs…