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Family looking for answers after Mississippi woman found dead at New Orleans truck stop

CLARKSDALE, Miss. — A Clarksdale, MS woman was found dead Wednesday at a truck stop in New Orleans. Her family is searching for answers.

WREG - 2018-09-18 03:14:09

Quinton Tellis retrial in Jessica Chambers' burning death set to begin Monday

BATESVILLE, Miss. — It was one of the most horrific, and most talked about, crimes this area has ever seen.

MEMPHIS COMMERCIAL APPEAL - 2018-09-19 12:00:00

Mississippi State Police Just Did It, Nixed Nike - OpsLens

The Mississippi Department of Public Safety (MDPS) decided it no longer wished to purchase Nike products for its1200-member agency, 500 of whom are sworn troopers. MDPS declared it could not in good conscience be associated with Nike whose recent ad campaign with the kneeler guy countered the princi

OPSLENS.COM - 2018-09-19 11:00:48

How trade war will impact Mississippi

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COLUMBIANPROGRESS.COM - 2018-09-19 13:45:00

Kentucky vs. Mississippi State: Everything to know

The Bulldogs are probably going to be the second-best team Kentucky faces this year, as they sport a wealth of offensive firepower and plenty of NFL talent on defense. They’re led by dual-threat passerNick Fitzgerald, who’s easily one of the best mobile quarterbacks in college football.

ASEAOFBLUE.COM - 2018-09-19 17:26:07

Ole Miss hit-and-run suspect turns himself in to UPD

An arrest has been made in the case of a Sept. 15 hit-and-run which severely injured a pedestrian who is also a student at the University of Mississippi.John Walsten, 18 of Metairie, La., turned himself in to the University Police Department on Monday. Walsten is a freshman at the University, accord

OXFORD EAGLE - 2018-09-18 15:30:25

Ever More Nest, 'North Mississippi' [Exclusive Premiere]

Shreveport, La., nativeKelcy Maehas released two albums as a solo, New Orleans-based singer-songwriter, but these days, she's got a new project to show off:Ever More Nest. Readers can press play above to hear the new song "North Mississippi," and see its accompanying music video, premiering today on

THEBOOT.COM - 2018-09-19 12:00:51

Cities take action on invasion of mosquitoes

Although mosquitoes are not strangers to those who live here, this most recent influx is large, aggressive and extremely bothersome.

BOLIVARCOMMERCIAL.COM - 2018-09-19 20:32:05

Kaepernick Catastrophe Has Mississippi Police Nuking Nike

Now, as the controversy continues to gain steam,Mississippi police are leaping into the frayas well with a powerful move.

CONSTITUTION.COM - 2018-09-18 16:06:03

'I watched him float until the car sank': Woman saw man drive his car into Mississippi River

According to MPD, officers arrived to the scene at Greenbelt Park, at the far north end of Mud Island around 5 p.m. for an accident. When MPD arrived they were told by people in the area a car drove into the river.

FOX13MEMPHIS.COM - 2018-09-18 00:50:47

Mississippi man in wheelchair charged in shooting death of mom, grandma and sister!

A Mississippi man in a wheelchair was arrested Sunday after his mother, grandmother and sister were found shot to death at a home, police said. Maurice Forte, 22, was...

JOY105.COM - 2018-09-18 00:00:00

Mississippi State Flashback: The kick that saved Stoops' job | Kentucky Sports Radio

Saturday’s game vs. Mississippi State is big for Mark Stoops and the Kentucky Football program, but for Stoops, no game may ever be bigger than the one vs. the Bulldogs in 2016. At SEC Media Days in July, ESPN’s Marty Smith revealed that Stoops told him he knew he had to win that game or he’d be fir

KENTUCKYSPORTSRADIO.COM - 2018-09-18 17:00:47

How One Woman Is Trying To Save Mississippi Through The Power Of Vegetables

Cindy Ayers Elliott is probably not the first person to have a life-altering epiphany after hearing Michelle Obama speak. For Ayers Elliott, the aha moment came around 2010 at a conference she attended in Washington where Obama spoke aboutLet’s Move!, her healthy foods initiative. Ayers Elliott had

HUFFINGTONPOST - 2018-09-18 11:13:17

1 dead, 3 injured in Grenada traffic accident

GRENADA, Miss. (WTVA) - One person died as a result of a traffic accident in Grenada.According to Grenada Fire Chief Ronnie Willis, Sr., the incident happened Sunday night sometime near 8:18.


Woman from Mississippi found dead at truck stop in New Orleans

The store manager, who did not want to be identified, says she received a call from a dispatcher, asking them to conduct a welfare check. They discovered the doors were locked.

WWL-TV - 2018-09-18 03:38:50

Mississippi's Department of Public Safety Refuses to Buy Nike Products Following Kaepernick Ad

Mississippi Department of Public Safety Commissioner Marshall Fisher (left) joins a long line of public officials who have decried Nike for making former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick the face of its 30th anniversary “Just Do It” ad campaign. (Photo credits: Clarion Ledger, left;


Mississippi man kills his family in Jackson home

When they arrived on scene, they found a man in a wheelchair just outside the home, and a firearm was near him.


Mississippi US senate candidate wants Blacks to stop 'begging' for scraps

Republican candidate for U.S. Senate Mississippi State Sen. Chris McDaniel casts his ballot at the George Harrison Building on June 24, 2014 in Ellisville, Mississippi. Tea Party-backed republican candidate for U.S. Senate, Mississippi State Sen Chris McDaniel is battling against incumbent U.S. Sen


Ruleville showing improvement in win over Leflore County

“We performed better than we have than we have the past two weeks,” Mitchell said. “We had had inconsistent practices where we were not as focused as we should be, but this week we came out focused in practice, and it showed on the football field.”


Mississippi police agency will no longer purchase Nike products, public safety commissioner says

Mississippi's public safety commissioner said the state agency, which includes state police, will no longer be allowed to purchase Nike products following theColin Kaepernick ad campaign.