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Mississippi state trooper arrested for allegedly killing neighbor’s dog

A Mississippi Highway Patrol trooper faces animal cruelty charges after allegedly killing his neighbor’s dog. Trooper Raphael McClain has been put on administrative leave without ... Read more

by Ben Hillyer, Tuesday, January 31, 2023 1:59 pm

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Mississippi man sentenced to 14 years in prison after large amount of meth found at traffic stop

A Mississippi man was sentenced to 169 months in federal prison for possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine, announced U.S. Attorney Darren J. LaMarca and Special ... Read more

by Ben Hillyer, Sunday, January 29, 2023 7:50 am

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Mississippi man sentenced to 10 Years in federal prison for possession with intent to distribute meth

A Mississippi man was sentenced to 120 months in federal prison for possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine. Michael Anthony Brown, 50, of Laurel, was ... Read more

by Ben Hillyer, Thursday, January 19, 2023 4:50 pm

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Mississippi police: Vehicle recovered on same day it was reported stolen, but not before it had been partially painted another color

Mississippi police officers were able to recover a stolen vehicle on the same day it was reported stolen, but not before it had been partially ... Read more

by Ben Hillyer, Thursday, January 19, 2023 9:41 am

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Tate says no to Tik Tok. Mississippi governor bans app from state-issued devices

Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves issued a directive banning Tik Tok from all state-issued devices and the state’s network. Reeves said the directive was issued to ... Read more

by Ben Hillyer, Wednesday, January 11, 2023 4:53 pm

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Mississippi has some amazing people and places — listen to this video for proof.

A Vicksburg resident walked into one of Mississippi’s most beautiful treasures and transformed the space with his amazing voice. Photographer Marty Kitrell sang “How Great ... Read more

by Ben Hillyer, Wednesday, January 11, 2023 11:49 am

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Alert issued for Mississippi man missing since early December

Deputies are asking for the public’s help in locating a Mississippi man missing since early December. Officials from the Lowndes County Sheriff’s Office posted a ... Read more

by Ben Hillyer, Sunday, January 8, 2023 6:57 am

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Here’s a list of states with the most UFO sightings. Where does Mississippi fall?

UFO sightings date back to biblical times. In the Bible's Book of Ezekiel, a mysterious ship is described as appearing from the sky in Chaldea ... Read more

by Ben Hillyer, Wednesday, January 4, 2023 4:47 am

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Family finds man dead in his Mississippi home. Homicide investigation launched.

Deputies say a man was found dead in his Mississippi home on Monday. WLBT in Jackson reports that the Yazoo County Sheriff’s Office received a ... Read more

by Ben Hillyer, Tuesday, January 3, 2023 5:51 am

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Mississippi city lawyer retiring from nearly 6-decade career

After nearly six decades of practicing law, a lawyer in the southwestern Mississippi city of Natchez is retiring. Walter Brown, 83, has served as legal ... Read more

by Ben Hillyer, Sunday, December 25, 2022 5:33 am

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