Category Archives: Statewide News

Jackson Public Schools Close Receivership

Statewide Round Up Jackson,Ms The Commission on School Accreditation voted 10-1 on Wednesday to declare an “extreme emergency exists” in Jackson Public Schools. “Students in JPS are being systematically denied a quality education,” Erin Meyer, counsel for the Mississippi Department

Cyclist Killed In Bolivar County

Statewide Round Up Boyle,Ms A bicyclist died Friday after being struck by a car on U.S. Highway 61 South. Friday, the Bolivar County Sheriff’s Department received several 911 calls that a black male subject riding a bike had been struck

Woman Dies In Jail

Statewide Round Up Corinth,Ms A 29-year-old woman who was being held on a shoplifting charge died after she was found unresponsive in the Alcorn County Jail. Alcorn County Jail employees did CPR on Bridget Marlar after she was found in