Category Archives: Statewide News

MSGOP Chair Bordeaux stepping down. Mike Hurst endorsed as successor

By: Taylor Vance and Geoff Pender, Mississippi TodayMay 11, 2024 Mississippi Republican Party Chairman Frank Bordeaux announced on Wednesday that he will not seek reelection to his post and endorsed former U.S. Attorney Mike Hurst to succeed him.  Bordeaux, an

Robert Foster Is Running for Governor

Hernando, Miss. By:  Arthur Randallson, Editor State Representative Robert Foster (R-DeSoto, District 28) announced that he is running for Mississippi Governor.  In a public announcement in his Hernando hometown yesterday evening (Tuesday, December 11), Rep. Foster has entered the gubernatorial

New Tax For Hybrid And Electric Vehicles

Jackson, Ms Owners of hybrid and electric vehicles in Mississippi received a notice from the state Department of Revenue informing them of a new annual tax on their vehicles. The new tax, which took effect on October 1, will tax

Two Brookhaven Police Officers Shot And Killed

Brookhaven, Ms Two Brookhaven MS police officers were killed in a shootout early Saturday morning. The officers responded to a call of “shots fired” around 5:00 a.m. this morning at a home located at 630 N Sixth Street in Brookhaven,

McDaniel Stops In Southaven To Rally The Troops

Southaven, Ms Southaven businessman Robert Estes hosted a “Meet and Greet” for State Senator Chris McDaniel who is running to be your next U.S. Senator for the state of Mississippi. McDaniel told the enthusiastic crowd of 50 to 100 DeSoto

President Trump To Visit Mississippi Next Friday

Jackson, Ms President Donald Trump is scheduled to be in Mississippi next Friday. He will be at the Mississippi coliseum at 1207 Mississippi Street at 6:30 p.m. Doors open at 3:30 p.m. and tickets are free. The Make America Great

Mississippi New State Lottery Bill On The Way To The Governor

Jackson, Ms Mississippi Has A New Lottery The lottery bill is on the way to the Governor Phil Bryant desk where he is expected to sign it into law. Officials said the Mississippi lottery could be up and running within

A State Lottery Could Be Coming To Mississippi

Jackson, Ms Governor Bryant has issued the call for a special session. Lawmakers are heading to Jackson and will get back to business at the State Capitol at 10:00 a.m. Thursday morning. There are two items on the agenda, the

2018 State Legislature Session Completed, Insights from 3 DeSoto County Members of the State Legislature

Jackson, MS By:  Arthur Randallson, Editor On Wednesday afternoon, March 28, the Mississippi State Legislature concluded its annual three-month legislative season in Jackson, right before Holy Thursday and Good Friday.  State Senators and State Representatives returned home and were able

Thad Cochran Resigning This Sunday as Longest-Serving Member of Congress, Shakes Up 2018 Senate Race

Jackson, MS By:  Arthur Randallson, Editor This is Thad Cochran’s final week as Senator.  At 80 years of age, he will officially resign this Sunday, on Easter, citing health reasons. Beginning in the U.S. House of Representatives in 1973, and