Coleman Sworn In

(Jackson, MS) — Circuit Court Judge Linda Coleman of Mound Bayou took the oath of office at the Capitol Tuesday. Chief Justice Bill Waller administered the ceremonial oath. Gov. Phil Bryant appointed Judge Coleman to a vacancy on the 11th District Circuit Court on March 9 after Judge Johnny Walls…



Teen Hit by Car in Ridgeland

(Ridgeland, MS) — A 13-year-old boy was crossing the street in traffic when he was hit by a passing vehicle on Pear Orchard Wednesday. The child was transported to UMC with a head injury. First responders say he was critical at the scene but his current condition is unknown.


Gov. Bryant Requests Federal Disaster Declaration

(Jackson, MS) — Gov. Phil Bryant has requested a major disaster declaration for severe weather and flooding from President Obama. The historic flash flooding started on March 9 and Mississippi has been trying to recover since. Based on joint preliminary damage assessments, Gov. Bryant has asked that the declaration cover…




MS 4th Grader Places in National Contest

(Biloxi, MS) — A Biloxi 4th grader has won a state-wide contest and has also placed fourth in the nation. Alec Bray of Jeff Davis Elementary School won the writing portion of a national contest where elementary students learn about the economy’’s stock market. Bray was surprised and honored by…


Jackson Police Chief Talks About Fatal Car Chase

(Jackson, MS) — In an interview with the Clarion Ledger, Jackson Police Chief Lee Vance confirmed that Clinton police chased shoplifting suspects Sunday night until the suspects’ vehicle crashed into a 34-year-old man’s vehicle in Jackson, resulting in his death. He also said Clinton police had not radioed ahead and…