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Decomposed body found in cotton field

The body was found off Highway 16 east, between the Benton and Vaughan exits, Yazoo County authorities said.

WAPT - 2018-08-15 18:50:00

UPDATE: Body found in Mississippi is believe to be missing Benton man

Benton, La. -UPDATE:A body found this morning in a field off of Highway 16 near Benton, Miss., is believed to be a missing Benton man, according to detectives with the Bossier Sheriff’s Office.

KTAL - 2018-08-15 19:46:01

Woman sues drug store over alleged assault and robbery in parking lot

On or about Nov. 17, 2015, DiFatta said she went to Walgreens. She said that, after parking in the parking lot, she proceeded to walk to the entrance. Before she got to entrance, an unknown assailant assaulted her, took her purse and other belongings and threatened her with further harm.

THE CLARION LEDGER - 2018-08-15 12:00:00

Pearl police working 18-wheeler wreck on I-20

18-wheeler flips off guardrails onto Pearson RoadSOURCE: WAPTPEARL, Miss. —The Pearl Police Department is working an 18-wheeler wreck on interstate 20 westbound near Pearson Road.An 18-wheeler flipped off the interstate about noon Wednesday, police said.AdvertisementPearl police believe the tractor

WAPT - 2018-08-15 17:57:00

Man with local ties dies in prison

PEARL, Miss. (WTVA) -- A man with local ties becomes the sixth inmate to die in Mississippi Department of Corrections custody.Ricky Martin, 58, was an inmate at the Central Mississippi Correctional Facility near Jackson.

WTVA.COM - 2018-08-14 19:40:00

Racist man calls pregnant Black woman n-word on video and gets fired from medical center 'You're a n****r shut up!' - theGrio

The two continued to feud. Wardlaw then shot back, “you’re a son of a b**** that’s what you are, you don’t speak to me that way.”


A high school graduate with experience could be hired as head of the state dental board

If you've been putting off going to the dentist this product may be able to help. After not going for years, Tami Kuhn now goes just for the treatment.Brian Powers/The Register, Brian Powers/The Register

THE CLARION LEDGER - 2018-08-15 17:03:00

Donut Palace reacts to racial slur video

FLOWOOD, Miss. (WJTV)-- - People everywhere are still in shock after seeing a viral video showing a former hospital employee using a racial slur repeatedly. The altercation has been viewed by people all over the country,and most people who have seen it say both the customer and employee of the donu

WJTV.COM - 2018-08-14 04:16:42

Hospital fires employee over racial slur video

FLOWOOD, Miss. —A Mississippi hospital said an employee recorded on video using a slur offensive to African-Americans has been fired.The video was recorded Saturday at Donut Palace in Flowood. Employee Keaundrea Wardlaw said she filmed the encounter using a cellphone.AdvertisementWe are aware of the

WAPT - 2018-08-13 20:38:00

Brandon Tact Squad called after shots fired inside home

“We didn’t know what we were getting into,” Thompson said. “Last the family had seen him, he was still alive. Last my officers had seen of him, he was still alive. So, when they made entry, they did discover he had taken his own life.”

WAPT - 2018-08-14 12:32:00

New restaurants coming to County Line Road

“Mississippi, in general, has been a big attraction to us. We have had the two stores in Mississippi for a while and have been looking to branch out through the entire state, and Ridgeland seemed like the next good option for us,” Caitlin Lucas, marketing director for Shrimp Basket, said.

WAPT - 2018-08-14 20:51:00

Lessons of war are lessons for life

On the morning of March 9, 1971, in low-lands of Vietnam, Robinson and his Army brothers of the 101st Airborne Unit were out on patrol when they encountered a Viet Cong boobie-trap that resulted in numerous casualties and multiple severe injuries. Robinson, who sustained a severe spinal injury himse

SCOTT COUNTY TIMES - 2018-08-15 10:58:00

Grisham contributes to Falcon wins in successful return

Ashley Forester, Carson Grisham, Gara Beth Self and Alex Wilhite hit two homers apiece while Katie B. Hall hit one. Wilhite belted a grand slam against Thrasher.

NE MISSISSIPPI DAILY JOURNAL - 2018-08-15 05:00:00

WATCH: Man in Scrubs Calls Woman the N-Word in Mississippi

FacebookA man dressed in scrubs called a black woman the n-word during a racist rant at a Flowood, Mississippi, donut shop in an incident caught on video.


Donut Shop responds to controversy over racial slur

Management said:"I am extremely disappointed and disgusted at what took place this past Saturday. It was shocking and painful to watch this footage and imagine what Ms. Wardlaw must have felt at the time. Regardless of the grievances people have or anything that may have happened prior to this incid

WJTV.COM - 2018-08-14 21:41:35

Sights and Sounds Park is appealing to the senses

Taking the vision and plans for the park from the drawing table and bringing it to fruition took the work of several important partners, all of which played vital roles in the creation of the park. The City of Forest worked closely with Forest Community Arts, Walmart, and Community Bank to bring the

SCOTT COUNTY TIMES - 2018-08-15 10:55:00

Fire forces evacuations in busiest area of Glacier park

WEST GLACIER, Mont. (AP) — A wildfire forced evacuations in the most heavily-trafficked area of Glacier National Park on Monday and destroyed an unknown number of structures around Lake McDonald during the height of tourist season.The National Park Service said the 25-site Sprague Creek campground w


A Canton teen was injured in a shooting

It happened on Sunset Avenue, off King Ranch Road near Canton, according to Madison County public information officer Heath Hall.


CL NOW! Racial slur video, UFO encounter, Pedestrian killed

Good afternoon. Today is Monday, August 13, and this is your CL NOW! newsletter. Here are some of the day's top stories at ClarionLedger.com.

THE CLARION LEDGER - 2018-08-13 21:03:00

A little shrimp can go a long way on County Line Road

“We will be completely renovating the interior of the existing Shoney's building and making repairs to the exterior and parking lot,” said Caitlin Lucas, director of marketing for Shrimp Basket restaurants.