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Mississippi Weather Outlook for Thursday, July 9th
Andi Davis
July 9, 2020
Here’s a look at your statewide forecast: To the north, mostly sunny with a chance of morning and afternoon showers and thunderstorms. Highs near 90 with heat index readings up to 105. Partly cloudy tonight...
Gov. Reeves: County-specific orders “imminent” as COVID-19 cases rise
Steven Gagliano
July 8, 2020
Tuesday, the state’s top health officials explained that stress on Mississippi’s healthcare system has led to a restriction on certain elective procedures in several counties. Today, Governor Tate Reeves announced that forthcoming executive orders will...
Former JSU president found guilty of procuring prostitution
J.T. Mitchell
July 8, 2020
Back in February, Jackson State President Dr. William Bynum, Jr. resigned after he was arrested with 16 others in a Clinton prostitution sting. Today, Bynum was officially found guilty. Bynum, who served as the university’s...
Satanic Temple threatens litigation if ‘In God We Trust’...
J.T. Mitchell
July 8, 2020
Courtesy of the satanic temple/Facebook The Satanic Temple, a nontheistic religious organization, has sent a letter to Attorney General Lynn Fitch, threatening to sue Mississippi if the words “In God We Trust” are displayed on...
Sen. Hyde-Smith has cosponsored the Prescription Drug Pricing Reduction...
Bailey Martin
July 8, 2020
In announcing her support for prescription drug reforms, U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) said Congress should prioritize enacting legislation to address the ever-growing cost burdens on Americans. Hyde-Smith is an original cosponsor of the Prescriptions...
Jackson mayor looks to “reclaim the name” of the...
J.T. Mitchell
July 8, 2020
The mayor of Jackson no longer wants the city’s name to be associated with former President Andrew Jackson. Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba posted on Facebook that he wants people to correlate the city’s name with...
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