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Public Affairs Division Mississippi Highway Patrol Mississippi Bureau of Shooting in Claiborne County


On February 17, 2020 at approximately 11:45 p.m. the Claiborne County Sheriff’s Department received a call advising multiple people had been shot at a residence off Hwy 61 south of Port Gibson. Deputies responded and were notified that 4 people, all students at Alcorn State University had been shot.

MSU staff gradate from Leadership Excellence for Accomplished Professionals program


STARKVILLE, Miss.—Twenty-nine Mississippi State staff members are new graduates of the university’s Leadership Excellence for Accomplished Professionals program.

LEAP’s goals and purpose include the advancement of knowledge, enhancement of leadership skills and direct practical work application for selected employees.

Celebrating Black History: MSU Libraries to digitize records of enslaved Mississippians for the first time


STARKVILLE, Miss.—Mississippi State University Libraries is helping create the state’s first institutionally supported digital database intended to give greater access to legal records identifying victims of slavery.


Auditor Arrests Former Director of DHS and Co-Conspirators in Largest Public Embezzlement Case in State History


JACKSON, Miss. – Special agents from the office of State Auditor Shad White have arrested John Davis, the former Director of the Mississippi Department of Human Services (DHS); former DHS employee Latimer Smith; Dr.

Natchez Trace Parkway Read with a Ranger Program: “Not a Buzz to Be Found”


TUPELO, MS – The Natchez Trace Parkway invites children and their families to a Read with a Ranger program on Saturday, February 8, 2020, at 10 am in the Parkway Visitor Center. This month’s featured story is “Not a Buzz to Be Found: Insects in Winter.” Uncover where insects go in winter to keep warm.

Mississippi Senate Sends Teacher Pay Raise Bill to the House with Unanimous Support


Jackson, Miss. — The Mississippi Senate unanimously approved and co-authored legislation raising teacher pay by $1,000.  New teachers with a bachelor’s degree and other qualifications would receive a $1,110 increase, raising starting teacher pay in the state to at least $37,000 a year.


Bagging the Big Bucks Mississippi Lottery's First Big Winner


JACKSON, MISS. – David Bond, 65, of Wiggins woke up Monday prepared to start his Thanksgiving week like any other. He was going deer hunting.

“I wasn’t going to go hunting at first,” he said. “I went to town for supplies at the Jr Food Mart in Wiggins and bought five tickets, all Triple 7s. Then, I went hunting.”

Eupora Man Sentenced to Prison for Possessing and Discharging a Weapon at Eupora High School


OXFORD – A Eupora man has been sentenced to nearly six years in federal prison for his

illegal possession and discharge of a weapon on the campus of Eupora High School in March of

2018. Nathaniel Cole Breazeale, 20, was sentenced Monday afternoon by Chief U.S. District

Rotary Program


The Louisville Rotary Club speaker for July 17 was Officer Sean Holdiness, the newly appointed Chief of Police in Louisville. He gave a very interesting program on service. Holdiness spoke on military service, law enforcement service, service in the church and ways each person can use their talents to serve a community and others.


Presley Touts Increase in Utility Contracts through Hire Mississippi Program


Jackson, Mississippi (July 17, 2019) – Public Service Commissioner Brandon Presley announced today that in the first year of implementation of the PSC’s Hire Mississippi Rule, in-state utility construction contract to Mississippi-based companies has risen by 12.6 percent, representing millions spent with Mississippi-based businesses.

Eleven Mississippi Educators Join New Class of Principal Corps K-12 leadership program fast-tracks teachers into leadership roles


OXFORD, Miss. – Eleven Mississippi educators make up the 11th cohort of the Principal Corps, a highly competitive and intensive K-12 educational leadership program offered by the University of Mississippi.

Read Across America

Children in classrooms across the country on Friday, March 2 took part in the National Read Across America Day as two classes of Fair Elementary students received a special visitor to read :Louisville Mayor Will Hill.


Memorial service held to remember Naik family


The community of French Camp, French Camp Academy and Choctaw County come together Monday, January 14 to remember three students killed in a house fire in December.

A memorial service to honor Sharron Naik, 17, Joy Naik, 15, and Aaron Naik, 14 was held Monday, January 14 at 10:30 a.m. in the  French Camp Presbyterian Church.