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Mississippi inmate captured after escaping in sheriff's van
CANTON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi authorities say they have recaptured a county jail inmate who stole a van from a sheriff's office and fled. Madison County Sheriff Randy Tucker tells news outlets that 46-year-old Todd Clinton Moudy was arrested Tuesday with methamphetamine in his pocket.
Canton School Board meets for first time since member was indicted and arrested
JACKSON, MS (WLBT) - A busy night at the Canton School Board meeting Tuesday night. Two finalists were named for superintendent and, for the first time since her indictment and arrest last Thursday on voter fraud charges, Courtney Rainey participates in a Canton School Board meeting.
Canton Public School District superintendent search down to two finalists
CANTON, Miss. (WJTV) - After being without a superintendent for nearly seven months, the Canton Public School District is one step closer to having a new leader. CPSD announced the two finalists this afternoon: Gary P. Hannah and Earl Joe Nelson.
Escaped prisoner back in Madison County jail
CANTON, Miss (WJTV) - A Madison County judge denied bond to Todd Moudy. He returned to court six days after he escaped on the way into that same location. Moudy stole a prison transport van and led authorities on a short high-speed chase.
Escaped Madison County inmate’s fiancée, her mother arrested for helping hide him
MADISON CO., MS (WLBT) - Escaped inmate Todd Moudy was captured Tuesday before noon. Deputies captured Todd Moudy in an abandoned home near Highway 43. Investigators also arrested his fiancée Taylor Furrh and her mother Rebecca Furrh. The two are accused of helping hide Moudy from law officers.
More Tony's Tamales in the Jackson metro? Here are the details
Tony’s Tamales now has a location near the spillway at the reservoir. Tony’s Tamales Too opened Sept. 29 at 1139 Old Fannin Road in Brandon, next door to Hahi Nails and across the street from Pots and More.
Jackson police officer demoted after surrendering his retired K-9 to animal shelter
A Jackson police officer has been demoted after dropping his K-9 off at a local animal shelter. Officer Carl Ellis was the handler for Ringo, a K-9 who retired from the force in October. After his retirement in October, Ringo was surrendered to a local animal shelter, according to an emailed stateme
This week's Mississippi's Most Wanted
It's Monday and time for another edition of Mississippi's Most Wanted. This week, we're focusing on the most wanted suspects in Rankin County. Madison and Rankin County District Attorney and US Congressman-Elect Michael Guest says that 51-year-old Walter Lee Wells Jr. is wanted for business burglary
Holmes Central, Madison Central are Red Carpet Bowl foes for 2019 and 2020
For the first time in its 57-year history, the Red Carpet Bowl is going to have a rematch. Madison Central and Holmes County Central will be the opponents for Vicksburg High and Warren Central in the annual season-opening doubleheader for the next two years. However, in a unique arrangement, the two
Court records say former Canton fire chief promised beer for a vote
The former Canton fire chief is the latest official to be arrested in a voter fraud sweep in Madison County. Madison County Assistant District Attorney Bryan Buckley confirmed Cary Johnson was arrested Friday as the seventh person accused of voter fraud.
William ‘Bill’ Cline Smith
Funeral services for William “Bill” Cline Smith are Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018, at 11 a.m. at Natchez Trace Funeral Home in Madison with burial at the Natchez Trace Memorial Park Cemetery with military honors. We ask that in Bill’s memory, wear something blue, as it was his favorite color.
Officials catch Mississippi inmate who stole van, escaped
CANTON, Miss. (AP) — Authorities in Mississippi say they have recaptured a Madison County inmate who stole a sheriff's office van and fled. The Madison County sheriff's office tells news outlets that 46-year-old Todd Clinton Moudy was arrested Tuesday without incident. Spokesman Heath Hall didn't im
Contempt citation sought against Mississippi players in $100M Ponzi scheme case
The federal court-appointed receiver seeking to recoup investors' money in a $100 million Ponzi scheme case wants a local company and its two owners found in contempt for trying to independently settle claims against companies that notarized fake documents.
Madison County inmate still on the run after stealing prison van
MADISON COUNTY, MS (WLBT) - A Madison County inmate is still on the run after he stole a prison van Friday morning. According to Sheriff Randy Tucker, sheriff’s department officials believe Todd C. Moudy is still be in the Canton area in Madison County.
2 Mississippi children shot near hospital, suspect taken into custody: police
A Mississippi man has confessed to shooting two young children near a hospital late last month, Jackson police said on Monday. Alcantera Garner, 20, surrendered Monday evening and confessed to the Nov. 29 drive-by shooting near the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, The Clarion-Led
Escaped inmate update: Madison Sheriff's van found
MADISON COUNTY, Miss. (WJTV) - A four-day search for the escaped inmate out of Madison County, who is considered armed and dangerous, has yielded the man's get away van. Sheriff's department officials say they recovered the stolen sheriff's transport van Monday.
CL NOW! $100M Ponzi scheme contempt, Jena 6 defendant, Inmate still missing, Jackson traffic light killing
Good afternoon. Today is Monday, December 10, and this is your CL NOW! newsletter. Here are some of the day's top stories at ClarionLedger.com. Contempt citation sought in $100 million Ponzi scheme case.
Police: Madison inmate still on the loose, "armed and dangerous"
MADISON COUNTY, Miss (WJTV) - As of Sunday, an escaped Madison County inmate is still on the loose after three days. Authorities continue their search for convict Todd Moudy, who managed to steal a sheriff's transportation van after a recent court hearing.
Canton Alderwoman indicted on voter fraud charge
CANTON, Miss. (WJTV) - Two Canton city aldermen and a Canton school board member have been named indictments of voter fraud. There are 26 counts all together. The case stems from the 2017 Canton municipal elections. According to the D.A. people worked together to intimidate voters and to submit fals
Police searching for missing Mississippi inmate
MADISON COUNTY, Miss. (WPMI) — Alabama authorities are among those on the lookout this morning for a Mississippi escapee. 46-year-old Todd Moudy is considered armed and dangerous.