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

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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

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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

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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.


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

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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”

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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

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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.



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Jackson, MS --- Mississippi’s Employment Situation – Latest Edition

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Mississippi’s labor force increased in November.  This is the latest information announced today by the Mississippi Department of Employment Security.

Mississippi’s unemployment rate in November 2019 was 5.6%, a slight over the month increase of one-tenth of a percentage point from October 2019.


Cause helps people enjoy outdoor adventures

By BY RUSSELL HOOD THE WEBSTER PROGRESS-TIMES,

Rob “Bobcat” Robinson is continuing his mission of bringing people together to enjoy outdoor adventures and sharing the importance of being an organ donor.

The Webster Countian is the founder of Forever Outdoors, a non-profit organization designed to promote organ donation awareness and help people who can’t enjoy the outdoors.







Mississippi Man Serves in Elite Flight Nurse Squadron

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July 3, 2019 (Jackson, Miss.) - At any moment, Belhaven University alum Alex Harvey could get an urgent call that has life or death consequences. He is part of an elite unit of flight nurses with the Air National Guard. In fact, there is only one Air National Guard flight nurse squadron in the state of Mississippi and only nine in the country.



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Bagging the Big Bucks Mississippi Lottery's First Big Winner

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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

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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









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