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Jones County Arrest Report 06/06/14 to 06/09/14
The following information has been obtained from records which are open for public inspection during normal business hours. While every precaution to maintain accuracy is observed, the records them...
Jun 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sheriff: 6 with gang ties accused in kidnapping, beating
ST. MARTIN, Miss. (AP) — Jackson County Sheriff Mike Ezell says six people with gang ties are accused of kidnapping a 30-year-old St. Martin woman and beating her for hours. Ezell says the woman is...
Jul 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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California to review video targeting Planned Parenthood
The videos show Dr. Mary Gatter, a Planned Parenthood medical director in Southern California, meeting with people posing as potential buyers of intact fetal specimens.
Jul 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paying for Kemper power plant dominates PSC primary race
JEFF AMY, Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — For seven candidates contending in three primaries for seats on Mississippi's Public Service Commission, the issues in the race really boil down to ...
Jul 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Choose to believe in God’s Word and His promises!
By Dr. Bill Myers “Now faith is confidence in what we hope for and assurance about what we do not see.” - Hebrew 11:1. It would be much easier for us to have faith in what we can see with our eyes,...
Jul 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Silent 911 call leads police to 5 dead in Oklahoma home
JUSTIN JUOZAPAVICIUS, Associated Press BROKEN ARROW, Okla. (AP) — Police responding to a silent 911 call found five people stabbed to death at a well-kept suburban Tulsa home, then detained two tee...
Jul 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Milwaukee man shoots dog, mistaking it for reported lion
MILWAUKEE (AP) — A man who thought he spotted a lion that people have reported seeing wandering on Milwaukee's north side, has shot and injured a large pit bull. Police say the dog, which was shot ...
Jul 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Revenues decline in June at Mississippi casinos
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Gamblers lost less at Mississippi casinos in June, as gambling halls on both the Gulf Coast gambling halls and along the Mississippi River saw declines. State Department of Re...
Jul 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Under the influence
By Ryan Griffin I ran across a photo recently of my younger brother, Russell, and me brushing our teeth as small children. He is three years younger, and he, still in diapers at the time, is watchi...
Jul 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Judge sets trial for suspect in Charleston church shooting
BRUCE SMITH, Associated Press CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — The man accused of killing nine people at a church in Charleston last month will stand trial next July, a judge ruled Thursday. During a 25-min...
Jul 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Solar plane suspends journey in Hawaii after battery damage
CALEB JONES, Associated Press HONOLULU (AP) â A team trying to fly a solar-powered plane around the world said Wednesday it is suspending the journey in Hawaii after the plane suffered battery dama...
Jul 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Southern Miss set to launch new athletics logo
HATTIESBURG, Miss. – The Southern Miss Department of Athletics is pleased to announce the successful completion of the trademarking and registering process for the new Southern Miss Golden Eagle lo...
Jul 09, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Great Expectations
By Ryan Griffin My family and I were at Downtown Movie Night in Laurel last week and enjoyed the film "Back to the Future." During the evening I was talking with a friend about the sequel, "Back to...
Jul 07, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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New Orleans: Officer arrested for obstruction of justice
Authorities say while Boys was being transported to central lockup by Officer Daryle Holloway, he managed to move his cuffed hands from his back to his front, produce a gun, shoot Holloway and then...
Jul 07, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fraying family ties cut to heart of theater gunman's defense
Holmes told a psychiatrist years after his gunshots killed 12 people and injured 70 in a crowded Colorado movie theater that he doesn't like to talk with people — even his mother and father.
Jul 06, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tuition up this fall at 9 Mississippi community colleges
JEFF AMY, Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Nine of Mississippi's 15 community and junior colleges will raise charges on students this fall, with the average price of tuition and fees rising b...
Jul 06, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Celebrating Independence
By Ryan Griffin This weekend we will celebrate the 4th of July. In 1776, representatives from the 13 colonies drafted a resolution that would declare their independence from Great Britain. The Cont...
Jul 03, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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USM’s Chemistry Queen: Miss Mississippi Hannah Roberts just may shatter a few stereotypes
Hannah Roberts is fully aware of the first impression some will have of her as she travels the country as Miss Mississippi—it comes with the crown.   And that’s not all good; nor is it entirely bad...
Jun 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Worth the wait
By Ryan Griffin Have you ever had to wait? Sure you have. Waited in line at a store, waited at a restaurant for a meal, waited on your wife to get ready. Was it worth it in the end? Once you get ho...
Jun 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • One injured in horrific two-vehicle rollover crash in Jones County
    by Linda Cranford, Jones County Fire Service PIO
    07.20.15 - 03:50 pm