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08/30/2014 - 12:28pm
Laurel Police Chief Tyrone Stewart and the officers of the Laurel Police Department have been working over the first half of the year to protect and serve the citizens.
The Laurel Police Department has just released its crime stats for the first half of the 2014 calendar year.
“Our goal is to keep our...
08/30/2014 - 12:27pm
According to Brett Kittredge of State Auditor Stacy Pickering’s office, Jones County Circuit Court Judge Billy Joe Landrum “has not been following state law in administering a Jones County Community Services Program for offenders coming through his court.” “The financial management by Judge...
08/30/2014 - 12:26pm
The race for Jones County Circuit Court Judge was shaken up this week when one candidate officially announced his candidacy, another withdrew his bid, and a third resigned from his position in order to campaign full time. On Tuesday, current Jones County Circuit Court Judge, Billy Joe Landrum, officially announced...
08/29/2014 - 4:55pm
Two 17 year-olds made their initial court appearance Friday afternoon at the Jones County Justice Court. Judge David Lyon set bond for Alex Cruz and Timothy Meador who are both charged with manslaughter in connection with the death of 44 year-old, Timothy Brian Williamson of Moselle. Bond for each man was set at $...
08/29/2014 - 4:12pm
Earlier today, specially appointed Judge Hollis McGehee granted a motion filed by representatives for Senator Thad Cochran to dismiss the election challenge put forth by state Senator Chris McDaniel. The motion to dismiss was presented and discussed at length during a motion hearing in Jones County on Thursday....
08/29/2014 - 2:12pm
**UPDATED 8/29; 3:58 p.m.** JACKSON (AP) — A Mississippi judge dismissed a lawsuit Friday that seeks to overturn six-term Sen. Thad Cochran's victory in a Republican primary runoff, but the losing candidate in the prolonged election fight could still appeal the decision to the state Supreme Court....
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