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12/20/2014 - 2:24pm

JACKSON (AP) — A federal judge has delayed the corruption trial of a former Mississippi corrections commissioner and a businessman whose clients had contracts with the state prison system.

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12/20/2014 - 2:23pm
The Laurel Police Department is conducting a death investigation in connection with a woman being found dead in a house in south Laurel. Sgt. Michael Reaves with the Laurel Police Department’s criminal investigations division said one person was found dead in a home located at 1124 Churchton Street in Laurel...
12/20/2014 - 2:22pm
Faith, friendship and sub-par duck calls (at least in one man’s opinion) led to a special relationship between the Robertson Family and another star from the popular “Duck Dynasty” reality series. Some Jones County folks recently got to hear first-hand from two stars of the show in Laurel....
12/20/2014 - 2:21pm
JACKSON (AP) — The Mississippi Board of Education is abandoning incremental goals in favor of big ones, according to a strategic plan released Thursday. The previous goal of raising the state's graduation rate to 83 percent? Now officials want every student to graduate high school. Forget trying to...
12/20/2014 - 2:21pm
A YOUNG LAUREL BOY OBSERVED LOCAL government in action during a visit to Laurel City Hall. Pictured, from left, are Bert Bassi, along with administrators with the City of Laurel. Bassi is shown beside his mother, city attorney Deidra Bassi, who looks on as Laurel Mayor Johnny Magee, right, introduces the 10-year-old...
12/20/2014 - 2:19pm
The Laurel City Council authorized travel for several city officials, made some budget amendments and received an update about the upcoming Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration during its meeting this week. The council adopted an order to approve travel for Elvin Ulmer to go to Denver, Colorado, for the Sports Turf...
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