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Tupelo airport boardings hit high with Contour 2019-11-14 10:42:59By DENNIS SEID / Daily Journal TUPELO • Contour Airlines has been providing air taxi service from Tupelo to Nashville since April 2016, and it ha

Professor: I canceled conservative speaker’s Ole Miss visit 2019-11-14 10:36:35A conservative commentator was able to deliver her lecture at the University of Mississippi, saying “it’s comforting to see that Ole Miss

Dog shot twice in Louisiana is now recovering 2019-11-14 10:34:04A 2-year-old Great Dane shot twice in the head Lafayette, Louisiana, is now recovering at a volunteer animal shelter in Vicksburg, Mississippi. The Vi

Mississippi tax official, ex-employee settle harassment suit 2019-11-14 10:20:53A sexual harassment lawsuit filed by a former Mississippi employee against a county tax collector has been settled. The Clarion-Ledger reported&n

Flags lowered after death of ex Mississippi House 2019-11-14 10:19:15Gov. Phil Bryant has ordered flags to be flown at half-staff to honor former Mississippi House Speaker Billy McCoy. The Democrat from Prentiss County

HEARTLESS — Couple may be jailed for living 2019-11-14 10:15:36A Mississippi couple whose home was partially gutted in a fire is now facing fines and jail time for temporarily living in an RV while they dealt with

Many different elements factor into which employee benefits 2019-11-14 07:51:46By BECKY GILLETTE Health insurance costs continue to rise, low unemployment rates mean stronger competition for top talent, and there is legislation s

Jackson Ready Mixed Concrete, now Delta Industries, has 2019-11-14 07:49:42By BECKY GILLETTE Jackson Ready Mixed Concrete was founded in 1945 by the Mounger, Speed and Reed families in Jackson. Descendants of those original f

Mississippi could lead the region and country in 2019-11-14 07:47:16By BECKY GILLETTE Mississippi is a timber state. The Mississippi State University Forestry Extension Service estimates that 62 percent of the state&rs

Former Mississippi House Speaker Billy McCoy dies at 2019-11-13 14:38:32Former Mississippi House Speaker Billy McCoy, an advocate for public education and economic opportunities for the less fortunate, died Tuesday after a

Shuckers, M-Braves expected to avoid minor leagues’ sweeping 2019-11-13 10:23:11Spokesman for minors says Southern League teams in good standing By TED CARTER A revamp of Minor League Baseball (MiLB) that some observers are callin

Zea Rotisserie to open in Renaissance next week 2019-11-13 10:13:53By JACK WEATHERLY Zea Rotisserie and Bar will be the first retailer to open in the second phase of the Renaissance at Colony Park. The restaurant will

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Science shows spanking can negatively affect children's behavior New! 2020-02-19 13:53:00Corporal punishment at a young age can cause major problems down the road.

LIVE: Ousted ambassador calls Trump tweets very intimidating 2019-11-15 12:41:00The second day of public impeachment hearings against the nation's 45th president is underway.

Statue of George H.W. Bush's service dog, Sully, 2019-11-15 12:24:00A life-size statue of the service dog that accompanied President George H.W. Bush during the last six months of his life will be on display at the Geo

Don’t doubt unconditional love of pets — here’s 2019-11-15 12:21:00For anyone who needs a hug.

Jury finds Trump ally Roger Stone guilty of 2019-11-15 12:18:00A jury has found Roger Stone, an ally of President Donald Trump who’s charged with lying to Congress and witness tampering, guilty on all counts

JPD investigates after couple enters hospital with gunshot 2019-11-15 11:58:00A man and woman showed up at a Jackson hospital with gunshot wounds, police said.

Taylor Swift accuses record label of preventing her 2019-11-15 11:08:00Representatives of the record company responded to the accusations, saying "Taylor, the narrative you have created does not exist."

JOB ALERT: Census needs workers, is hiking pay 2019-11-15 10:58:00The federal government plans to hire approximately 500,000 temporary workers to help.

VIDEO: Prison surveillance shows fight between Jayme Closs 2019-11-15 10:53:00The man who kidnapped Wisconsin teen Jayme Closs and killed her parents got into a fight in a New Mexico prison with an inmate who asked about the cas

Former tribal official under indictment faces more charges 2019-11-15 10:25:00A former member of the Tribal Council for the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians is facing more charges.

Mississippi celebrates America Recycles Day with Fill the 2019-11-15 10:23:00Several Mississippi groups, including Keep Mississippi Beautiful and the Mississippi Recycling Coalition, are hosting a one-day glass recycling event

Friday Weather Webcast 2019-11-15 10:13:00 16 WAPT meteorologist Kara James has the forecast for Jackson and Central Mississippi.

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FeedJXN: Dining with Dignity Pop-up Restaurant 2019-11-14 19:04:55Statistically, Mississippi leads by example in having one of the least recorded numbers for homelessness in the United States. In January 2018, the U.

Hyde-Smith Blocks Gun Checks as School Shooting Unfolds 2019-11-14 18:56:44U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith, an NRA-endorsed Republican, blocked a universal background-checks bill this morning around the same time a teenage gunman

DOSSIER: From Bashing 'Boys of Spring' to Unpacking 2019-11-14 18:40:06Gov. Phil Bryant stepped to the microphone at Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves' soon-to-be victory party at the Westin Hotel in downtown Jackson on election nigh

Dozens of Sewer Failures Require Millions in Emergency 2019-11-14 13:56:42The City of Jackson needs to allocate as much as $5 million to fix 50 sewer failures throughout Jackson, although more money may be necessary to fix t

Flags Lowered After Death of Ex Mississippi House 2019-11-14 13:50:45JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Gov. Phil Bryant ordered flags to be flown at half-staff to honor former Mississippi House Speaker Billy McCoy. The Democ

MSU Chairs of Honor, Millsaps Math Competition and 2019-11-14 12:27:00Mississippi State University unveiled permanent POW/MIA chairs of honor inside Davis Wade Stadium, Humphrey Coliseum and Dudy Noble Field in honor of

Takeaways so Far from House Public Impeachment Hearings 2019-11-13 16:38:04WASHINGTON (AP) — Wednesday’s start of public impeachment hearings unfolding in Congress marked the first time that the American public co

Watson: Mississippi Should Change Multipart Election System 2019-11-13 16:23:43JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi’s incoming secretary of state says he will work to change a Jim Crow-era election system that requires m

EDITOR'S NOTE: Mississippi Women, It’s Your Time to 2019-11-13 12:01:20 Election season was tough for Mississippi women as usual. It was a time for broken promises and slights as we watched male candidates, and their wom

Field Hearing Sheds Light on Mississippi ICE Raids 2019-11-13 11:24:49Hilda was confused when she saw people dressed in black T-shirts walking toward her and her colleagues one morning. Employees wore white shirts at the

Seeking Alta Woods’ Former Glory 2019-11-13 11:13:36"Now this street has really gone down. And you can tell a lot of renters are here," Stephany Brown said as her husband, Herbert Brown, turned onto E

God Save the Governor: Phil Bryant, Brexit 2019-11-13 10:47:43Prince Charles spotted a stranger in Buckingham Palace. He walked over to the man, whose well-groomed silvery-white coif, blue eyes, pink nose and dar

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Archie’s District 2 place of residence in question 2019-10-31 00:18:14By Othor Cain, Editor, For the second time in this election cycle David Archie defeated Darrel McQuirter in the Hinds County Supervisor District 2 rac

Former Congressman John Conyers has died at 90 2019-10-31 00:16:04By Frederick H. Lowe, TriceEdneyWire.com, John Conyers, Jr. the longest serving African-American member of Congress and co-founder in 1969 of the Cong

Commentary: Your Vote Matters 2019-10-31 00:15:15By Oleta Fitzgerald, Executive Director, Children’s Defense, Fund- Southern Regional Office, Mississippi heroes like Fannie Lou Hamer and Medgar

Trump is not alone among Americans in failing 2019-10-31 00:06:50By Rev. Jesse Jackson, Sr. Founder and President of Rainbow PUSH Coalition, Donald Trump’s use of the term “lynching” to describe th

Willie Simmons for Transportation Commissioner Central District 2019-10-30 23:47:58electwilliesimmons.com, The Man Simmons graduated from Hinds County Agricultural High School, Utica Junior College and Alcorn State University and ent

Happy 6th Birthday Katrina Myricks 2019-10-23 22:27:53By Othor Cain, Editor, A thriver in education, Katrina Myricks is a business professor at Holmes Community College. A thriver in community service, My

NAACP president: Rep. Elijah Cummings was our champion 2019-10-23 22:26:45By Derrick Johnson, President and CEO, NAACP, The world has lost a champion for civil rights, an esteemed activist, and a titanic figure in the fight

Celebrating 26 years, our work isn’t done 2019-10-23 22:25:07By Othor Cain, Editor, This month The Mississippi Link turns 26! By any standard, that’s a major accomplishment. I wanted to use the word &lsquo

This flu season UMMC experts plan to call 2019-10-23 22:24:05The Mississippi Link Newswire, When Australia coughs, America listens. “Australia’s flu season can be a precursor to ours in the United St

Cop who shot and killed black woman in 2019-10-17 00:18:23TriceEdneyWire.com, Aaron Dean, a Fort Worth, Texas, police officer who shot to death a black woman during what was supposed to be a wellness check, h

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