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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.


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.

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.


AES honor roll


Superintendent’s Honor Roll – 1st Semester

1st Grade

Jacob Bell

Lawson Bright

Fletcher Brooks

Baylor Christensen

Emily Crowley

Vanity  Eiland

Carson  Fulgham

Katelyn Giles

Brody Hardin

Elin Jewell

Brycen Jones

Hadleigh Long

Ayden Mcgee

HCC education note


Academic and technical students with exemplary quality point averages are recognized at the end of the fall and spring semesters by being named to the President's or Dean's list. To be eligible for such recognition a student must be enrolled in at least twelve semester hours.



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