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FBI: Sheriff was bribed to shelter drug dealer for 15 years

In this Dec. 16, 2006, photograph provided by the Charleston Sun-Sentinel, Tallahatchie County Sheriff William Brewer is seen in Charleston, Mississippi. Brewer was arrested Friday, Aug. 10, 2018, by the FBI and charged with conspiracy to distribute illegal drugs, extortion and bribery. (The Charles

KVIA - 2018-08-14 20:56:10

Grenada County to pay $1.1 million to settle fraud charge | Mississippi Today

This settlement,announced last weekresolves claims that the former Grenada Lakes Medical Center and one of its providers, Allegiance Health Management Company, submitted claims for therapies that were neither medically reasonable or necessary. Those therapies included activities like watching televi


Man charged with launching objects at Mississippi drivers

GREENWOOD, Miss. (AP) — Officials are adding charges against a Mississippi Delta man they say was launching objects at people along a highway.The Greenwood Commonwealth reports that 18-year-old Jumearo Williams is now charged with aggravated assault in addition to earlier malicious mischief charges.

LAREDO MORNING TIMES - 2018-08-14 19:19:57

Appeals question life sentences for Mississippi juveniles

This is a July 27, 2018 Mississippi Department of Corrections photograph taken at the Mississippi State Penitentiary in Parchman, Miss., of Joey Chandler, who as a juvenile, was convicted of shooting to death his cousin outside a nightclub in northeast Mississippi. Chandler, who was resentenced to l

SFGATE - 2018-08-15 20:52:13

Lafayette County Metro Narcotics Unit makes major drug bust in Oxford

OXFORD, Miss (WJTV) - An investigation turned up 20,000 doses of Xanax, two pounds of marijuana and resulted in two arrests.

WJTV.COM - 2018-08-14 17:33:46

Mississippi sheriff arrested on narcotics trafficking, extortion charges

The Sheriff of Tallahatchie County, Mississippi, has been arrested on federal narcotics trafficking and extortion charges, federal prosecutors for the Northern District of Mississippi announced Friday.


22-Year-Old Who Shot Herself Becomes Youngest American To Have Face Transplant

Katie Stubblefield, 22, attempted suicide by shooting herself in the face at her home in Oxford, Mississippi, in March 2014, when she was just 18 years of age.

LADBIBLE.COM - 2018-08-15 10:08:31

License Tag Tax Snafu Costs Drivers in Greenwood

GREENWOOD, MS (Ben Caxton) — After a Greenwood resident complained about being overcharged for a car tag, an investigation by the Leflore County tax assessor found that the wrong tax rate was being applied for tags in the city of Greenwood. The city should have a slightly lower tax rate than the cou

DELTADAILYNEWS.COM - 2018-08-15 04:00:00

Lafayette County sting seizes 20,000 pills, pot

Officials say the drugs have a street value of more than $80,000. Agents also confiscated $14,480 in cash.


Youngest US Face Transplant Victim Shares Journey One Year After Surgery

In 2014, an 18-year-old Stubblefield went to her brother's home in Oxford, Mississippi, and used his hunting rifle to try and kill herself after enduring months of chronic gastrointestinal troubles, finding out her parents were jobless and that her boyfriend was cheating on her.At the time of the in

SPUTNIKNEWS.COM - 2018-08-14 22:43:16

New Charges Against Highway 49 Attack Suspect

GREENWOOD, MS (Ben Caxton) — The man suspected of a string of recent attacks on vehicles traveling along Highway 49 has been hit with new charges. 18-year-old Jumearo Williams of Tchula was arrested last week in Leflore County and charged with felony malicious mischief charges Authorities say Willia


Students begin their move back to Ole Miss

OXFORD, Miss. (WCBI) – Students began their trek to Oxford for move-in day on Wednesday.Freshmen came to move in and begin their college careers at Ole Miss.- Advertisement -Over half the student population comes from out-of-state and say their excitement for school to start trumps the thoughts of b

WCBI.COM - 2018-08-15 22:44:44

Mississippi grants The Inn at Ole Miss qualified resort status

“This will allow us to better serve our groups and events, and any existing groups that are already booked at The Inn can now add beer to their bar service,” said Gaye Bukur, the facility’s general manager.

WTVA.COM - 2018-08-15 11:23:00

Drug Bust Nets 2 Arrests, 20K Xanax, 2 Pounds of Pot - HottyToddy.com

According to the Lafayette County Metro Narcotics Unit, a joint investigation with the U.S. Postal Inspection Service, the Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department, the Oxford Police Department and the Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics, led the arrests of Oxford residents Brandon Lawrence and Adrianna Am


Tourism sets budget, awards gifts

The Grenada Tourism Commission recently set its budget for the next fiscal year and granted funding for some of the area’s biggest festivals and tournaments.The tourism commission set the 2018-19 budget at $261,767, and it was finalized by a motion from Commissioner Steve Robinson and a second from


Landshark? Ole Miss unveils its unusual new on-field mascot

OXFORD, Miss. — In a burst of fog and confetti blasting from all sides, the figure sauntered onto the stage. For a moment he just looked like a football player in full pads, number 47 printed in white on his red jersey, muscular arms flexing and pointing. Then the shark head cleared the pillar of sm


TAG2HI? Error means it really is in 1 Mississippi city

GREENWOOD, Miss. (AP) - Mississippi drivers like to complain about the high price of license plates. Now, some 10,000 people in one city have been overcharged.Leflore County Tax Assessor Leroy Ware says the wrong tax rate was applied for vehicle tags inside the city of Greenwood.The Greenwood Common


Tallahatchie Sheriff Allegedly Involved in Illegal Activity for 15 Years - HottyToddy.com

According to a criminal complaint filed Friday, Tallahatchie County Sheriff William Brewer has allegedly been involved in selling drugs, extortion and bribery for 15 years.


Rebels Looking For Starting Running Back

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LOCALMEMPHIS.COM - 2018-08-14 23:34:27

Nagy announces this will be her final year at New Hope

In moving from the fourth to the eighth grade, Nagy had some of the same students she taught in elementary school four years later. She ultimately transferred to be a teacher at New Hope High School, where she was forced to decide if she wanted to become the school's girls soccer coach. If she said

COMMERCIAL DISPATCH - 2018-08-14 13:56:44