To the Editor:
A fugitive wanted in connection with two killings in Rankin County and a supsect in a killing in Neshoba County along with a string of shootings was finally caught in Kansas Wednesday after he jumped across state lines.
A Durant elementary student was one of two selected a top youth volunteers in the nationwide 22nd annual Prudential Spirit of Community Awards.
More than 31,000 young people across the country participated in this year’s program.
Mississippi State African American Studies program is continuing its 10th anniversary celebration with a special Wednesday, March1, panel discussion.
Poultry processor Pearl River Foods is locating a processing plant in Carthage, investing more than $2 million and creating 150 jobs.
Gov. Phil Bryant has appointed the Honorable Ann Lamar, retired Justice of the Supreme Court of Mississippi, to the IHL Board of Trustees. Mrs. Lamar will represent the 3rd Supreme Court District. Her term will begin immediately and run through 2021.
On Monday the Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) reported its first cases of mosquito-borne illness of the year. The two travel-related cases of Zika virus are residents of Warren County who traveled to an area north of Venezuela.