Young Pleads Guilty

(Jackson, Mississippi) — 20-year-old Jaelyn Young of Vicksburg pleaded guilty Tuesday in federal court. Young pleaded guilty to conspiring to provide support and personnel to a terrorist organization. As part of her plea agreement, Young waived the right to appeal her sentence of up to 20 years in prison and…



State Lottery May Be in Mississippi’s Future

(Jackson, MS) — After Rep. Tommy Reynolds of Charleston introduced a lottery to Senate Bill 2541 Tuesday, the Mississippi House voted twice to establish a state lottery. According to Reynolds, half of the lottery revenue would go to public education and half would go to county road and bridge maintenance….


Injured Hunter Out of Hospital

(Jackson, MS) — After being shot in the face, a hunter has been released from the hospital. 69-year-old Charles Childs and 63-year-old Curtis Entrekin were hunting turkeys togther Friday morning when they separated. The men, unknowingly, targeted the same turkey and that’s when Childs was shot in the face by…


Firing Squad Bill Moves to Senate

(Jackson, MS) — If officials decide lethal injection is too expensive or unavailable, the Mississippi House wants to allow state prisons to execute prisoners using a firing squad. Governor Phil Bryant supports this bill. The House amended the bill Friday before passing it and it will now go back to…



Mississippi Mayors to Gather for MSU Forum

(Starkville, MS) — Mississippi State University’’s Stennis Institute of Government is teaming up with the Mississippi Municipal League for the second consecutive year to hold MSU’’s second mayor’’s forum. Six mayors (two from each of Mississippi’’s Supreme Court Districts) will take part in this forum. Each mayor will present a…


Plea Hearing in Palasini Case Tuesday

(Mississippi) — A plea hearing for a woman involved in a Ponzi scheme is scheduled for federal court Tuesday. 54-year-old Gina Palasini was indicted last year for earning over $1 million with a scheme where she targeted veterans and the elderly. Palasini is currently serving 10 years for a felony…


Man Wanted for Clinton Home Invasion

(Clinton, MS) — A man is wanted in connection to a weekend home invasion robbery in Clinton. Police responded to a call around 8:52 Saturday morning after a man forced his way into a Woodmoor subdivision home and forced the resident to give him cash, a debit card and provide…