A letter appearing to be from Gov. Tate Reeves is circulating on social media regarding the statewide mask mandate; however, the letter is fake.

JACKSON, Miss. (WLOX) – The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency confirmed this is not an official order and should not be taken as such. A “letter” claiming to be from the governor’s office is circulating on social media. The letter is a FAKE. Stay up to date with the latest executive…



A former Mississippi Department of Child Protection Services employee is accused of child sex crimes.

TISHOMINGO COUNTY, Miss. (WLBT/WCBI) – 26-year-old Lauren Cavness was indicted on two counts of sexual battery, child exploitation, and contributing to the delinquency of a minor. In the indictment, prosecutors allege Cavness had sex with two juveniles under her care. She’s accused of having a child engaging in sexually explicit…



The head of Mississippi’s troubled prison system told lawmakers Thursday that the Department of Corrections intends to move some inmates out of a private prison and into a state-owned facility by mid-December.

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Corrections Commissioner Burl Cain said the department is spending about $1.5 million and using inmate labor to make repairs to the Walnut Grove Correctional Facility so it can be reopened. Cain said a contractor submitted a $10 million bid to do the work on the facility…



A preliminary report has been released for the plane crash that killed a Natchez veterinarian

NATCHEZ, Miss. (WJTV) – According to the Natchez Democrat, weather, fatigue and other contributing factors may have played a significant role in the September 1 plane crash that killed Dr. Tom Borum in a remote area of Minnesota. The plane crashed on Leech Lake near Walker, Minnesota. Borum was flying his…