Runoff For School Board

On November 27th a couple of runoff elections will take place to decide on the District Four School Board winner, and a highly contested US Senate seat. According to Grenada County Circuit Clerk, Michele Redditt-Garcia, Thelma Louise Hubbard will face school board incumbent Marjorie Hughes who is running for her second term in office.

Officer-Involved Shooting In Clarksdale

The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation is investigating an officer-involved shooting in Clarksdale on Saturday night. The Clarksdale PD said that they responded to a prowler call on Clark Street. 41-year-old Patrick Bryant was fatally wounded in a backyard in the 200 block. Police reported finding a weapon at the scene.

2018 Will Be A Good Season For Deer

Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks Deer Program coordinator William McKinley says that hunters may see more deer in almost all age classes this season. He said that the quality of bucks should also be good.

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Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks Deer Program coordinator William McKinley says that hunters may see more deer in almost all age classes this season. He said that the quality of bucks should also be good.

Ole Miss and State Take It On The Chin

Man, tough weekend for both of Mississippi’s SEC teams. Alabama shut out State Saturday, 24-0. And in College Station, Ole Miss dropped an SEC matchup with Texas A & M…38-24.

Cindy Hyde-Smith Has Upset The Espy Campaign

A video published on Twitter that shows Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith saying she’d sit on the front row of a public hanging has been watched over 1.5 million times in less than 12 hours. Her opponent in the runoff for the US Senate is Mike Espy…a black man.

Oxford Police Find Pipe Bombs

Two pipe bombs and various modified weapons were discovered in an Oxford home Sunday by the Oxford Police Department during a domestic disturbance call. Officers responded to a home on South Lamar Boulevard and found the alleged victim wielding a weapon in defense to stop the assault. Officers were given consent to search the home where they discovered the pipe bombs and weapons. Kristopher Austin Griste, 22, of Oxford was charged with domestic violence with simple assault. Other weapons charges are pending.

Drunk Driver Hits Pedestrian

The driver of the vehicle that struck and killed a Lafayette County man walking on Ricky D. Britt Boulevard Wednesday has been arrested and charged with DUI. Oxford Police officers were called to Ricky D. Britt Boulevard where they found Andrew Lee Brown, 47, unresponsive. The driver, 21-year-old Nicholas Welch of Little Rock Arkansas was charged with DUI and bonded out.

“Mississippi Justice” T-Shirt Creates Stir

A T-shirt worn by a voter in the Olive Branch area Tuesday created a stir on social media and sparked inquiries Wednesday. The man who was identified as Clayton John Hickey, a registered nurse and former Memphis police officer, wore a white T-shirt with the words “Mississippi Justice” along with a picture of a Confederate flag and a noose. In a Tweet, Regional One Health put out yesterday, they said, “We’re actively investigating the allegation related to an employee to verify the truth.”

Wicker a Winner…Espy And Hyde-Smith In Runoff

Republican US Senator Roger Wicker won re-election Tuesday, and a special election for the state’s other senate seat is headed for a runoff on November 27th. Voters will either elect a woman to the Senate for the first time ever, or a black for the first time since Reconstruction. Republican Cindy Hyde-Smith and Democrat Mike Espy advanced from a field of four.