July 6, 2020

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Brookhaven mayor contracts coronavirus

The City of Brookhaven’s mayor announced Sunday that he has tested positive for the COVID-19 coronavirus. As a result, Mayor Joe Cox wrote in a ... Read more

8 hours ago by Magnolia State Live.

Mississippi couple missing for days found dead inside their car

A Vicksburg couple missing since Tuesday has been found. Shortly before 4:30 p.m. Sunday, an investigator with the Vicksburg Police Department spotted the car of ... Read more

10 hours ago by Vicksburg Post Staff.

Mississippi man arrested for threats against supervisor after posting ‘these N*****s are fixing to get shot’

A Warren County man has been arrested and charged with making terroristic threats over the internet involving comments he made that appeared to threaten the ... Read more

11 hours ago by Vicksburg Post Staff.

Mississippi House speaker Phillip Gunn said he now has coronavirus

House Speaker Philip Gunn said Sunday that he had tested positive for the coronavirus as state health officials reported more than 200 new infections and ... Read more

11 hours ago by The Associated Press.

Mississippi coronavirus climb takes holiday break as new cases hit two-week low

The rapid rise in reported new COVID-19 coronavirus cases took a pause Sunday, perhaps tied to delayed reporting over the Fourth of July holiday, as ... Read more

18 hours ago by Magnolia State Live.

Convicted murderer escapes from state prison, manhunt underway

A convicted murderer has escaped from the Mississippi State Penitentiary at Parchman, corrections officials reported early Sunday. Mississippi Department of Corrections officials said they believe ... Read more

19 hours ago by Magnolia State Live.

Mississippi humor coming to a highway sign near you next month

Starting in early August, people driving on Mississippi’s interstates will see new, quirky slogans appearing on digital message signs. The Mississippi Department of Transportation tasked ... Read more

20 hours ago by The Associated Press.

Listen as Mississippi trumpeter commemorates Fourth of July with beautiful music

The smooth notes of the National Anthem emerged from the trumpet, circled the rotunda of the Illinois Monument and flowed out across the Vicksburg National ... Read more

22 hours ago by Vicksburg Post Staff.

Mississippi man amazingly uninjured as house collapses

A combination of recent rains and loess soil might have been the dangerous combination that led to a Vicksburg house collapsing Saturday afternoon. The Vicksburg ... Read more

22 hours ago by Vicksburg Post Staff.

Mississippi supervisor calls out racist commenter who threatened ‘N*****s are fixing to get shot’

A Mississippi county supervisor called out a racist threat she says was made against her recently in a comment on Facebook. Warren County Supervisor Shawn ... Read more

1 day ago by Magnolia State Live.

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