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Health officials say COVID-19 is “worst it’s been this...
Steven Gagliano
July 7, 2020
Monday’s decrease in new COVID-19 cases in Mississippi turned out to be a blip as opposed to a trend as the Department of Health has confirmed 957 new cases today along with 44 additional deaths. ...
Lt. Governor Hosemann tests positive for COVID-19
Steven Gagliano
July 7, 2020
The leaders of both chambers in the Mississippi Legislature have tested positive for COVID-19.  Following the recent announcement that Speaker of the House Philip Gunn and several other House members had tested positive, Lt. Governor...
Gov. Reeves and family test negative for COVID-19
J.T. Mitchell
July 7, 2020
After a handful of lawmakers recently tested positive for COVID-19, Governor Tate Reeves announced yesterday that he and his family had been tested for the virus. This morning, the first-term governor went to social media...
Calls for TSA to make masks mandatory
Andi Davis
July 7, 2020
Mississippi Congressman Bennie G. Thompson and California Congressman Lou Correa sent a letter to the Administrator of the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) calling on him to issue a requirement for airline passengers to wear masks in order...
Auditor’s Office Returns $150,000
Bailey Martin
July 7, 2020
State Auditor Shad White announced the Auditor’s office concluded four cases with guilty verdicts for embezzlement and returned nearly $150,000 to taxpayers last month. George Nangah was convicted of embezzlement in Judge Jimmy McClure’s chambers...
CAPTURED! Parchman escapee now in custody
Andi Davis
July 7, 2020
40-year-old Arthur Lestrick was captured today in Nashville. Lestrick, who was confirmed missing early Sunday morning from Unit 28, is serving life for capital murder in Copiah County. He was sentenced Nov. 18, 2009.
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