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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.





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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.







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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Mississippi Author returns to Ackerman with latest novel with Yarn Spinners

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Mississippi State University graduate and Starkville native Joe Lee will sign copies of his new Oakdale series suspense novel, 40 Days, and answer questions about the book from the Yarn Spinners at the Choctaw County Public Library on Tuesday, April 2 at 10:00 a.m. First-edition, signed copies are $24.95 plus tax.









Ag Theft Investigation Leads to Recovery of Stolen Cattle by MS Department of Agriculture

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JACKSON, Miss. - The Mississippi Agricultural and Livestock Theft Bureau (MALTB), the law enforcement division of the Mississippi Department of Agriculture and Commerce, initiated an investigation yesterday that resulted in the recovery of 29 stolen calves.



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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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