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Claiborne County inmate found in cell died of natural causes, sheriff’s department says

An inmate who was found dead in his cell at the Claiborne County Jail earlier this month died ...

Crime

Stepmother gets new trial after conviction in toddler death

PORT GIBSON — A Mississippi woman convicted of killing her 14-month-old stepdaughter has been granted a new trial ...

Local

Claiborne County inmate found dead in jail cell

A Claiborne County inmate was found dead in his jail cell during a routine check on Saturday. According ...

Crime

Claiborne County Sheriff’s Department recovers items stolen from Vicksburg construction company

Two Port Gibson men were arrested over the weekend for allegedly stealing equipment from a construction site at ...

Local

Port Gibson native takes command of US Army Corps of Engineers South Pacific Division

SAUSALITO, Calif. — Colonel Antoinette “Toni” Gant, a native of Port Gibson, Miss., assumed command of the US ...

Local

Wicker promotes Yazoo Backwater Pumps project at hearing

The devastating flooding in the South Delta region of Mississippi is a serious but often overlooked case of ...

Local

Alcorn’s Department of Advanced Technologies to host virtual STEM summer camps

Alcorn State University’s Department of Advanced Technologies is bringing the summer camp experience online this year for its ...

Local

Port Gibson native named Vicksburg District’s Internal Review chief

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District has selected Cora Fuller as chief of Internal Review. Fuller ...

Local

City donates surplus police vehicles to Port Gibson, Pickens

Tuesday, the city of Vicksburg and the Vicksburg Police Department donated surplus vehicles to towns in need of ...

Business

Entergy plans outage at Grand Gulf Nuclear Station

PORT GIBSON — Entergy Nuclear has scheduled a planned outage for its Grand Gulf Nuclear Station to prepare ...

Crime

Inmate escapes Claiborne County Jail through the roof

PORT GIBSON — The Claiborne County Sheriff’s Department is trying to find a man who left the Claiborne ...

Business

Grand Gulf VP: ‘There’s a lot of pride in what we’re doing’

PORT GIBSON — Bob Franssen, site vice president at Entergy’s Grand Gulf nuclear plant, can pinpoint the exact ...

Business

Alcorn program works to assist farmers through soil conservation initiative

Soil conservation is an essential component of preserving cropping systems. It consists of a combination of practices used ...

Crime

Judge issues gag order in hearing involving woman convicted of killing toddler

PORT GIBSON — A woman convicted and sentenced to life in prison for the killing of her 14-month-old ...

Crime

Woman serving life in prison for the murder of a toddler seeks new trial

Update: Judge Tomeka Harris has set a gag order in this case preventing any public discussion of today’s ...

COVID-19

Alcorn’s drive-thru COVID-19 vaccination site initiative draws exceptional turnout 

LORMAN — Alcorn State University is doing its part in slowing down the spread of COVID-19 by providing ...

Local

Claiborne County schools are not moving all students to virtual learning

Early Wednesday, officials with the Claiborne County School District announced a scheduling change ahead of statewide assessment testing. ...

Crime

Shooting suspect captured, receives $250,000 bond

PORT GIBSON — Investigators with the Claiborne County Sheriff’s Department have arrested one person in connection to a ...

Health

Alcorn State, Claiborne County work together to establish vaccination site

LORMAN — In an effort to dramatically increase coronavirus vaccinations in one of the hardest-hit counties in Mississippi, ...

Health

Alcorn receives grant to continue tobacco-free campus policies

LORMAN — Alcorn State University is continuing its push to make the University a tobacco-free campus. Blue Cross ...

Crime

Fourth suspect tied to Claiborne County murders arrested

PATTISON — Four men are being held in the Claiborne County Jail without bond and authorities have issued ...

Crime

Three held without bond in Claiborne County shooting, fourth man sought

PATTISON — Three men are being held in the Claiborne County Jail without bond and authorities have issued ...

Crime

Two dead, five injured in Claiborne County bar fight

A fight between two rival rap groups Saturday night at a Pattison bar resulted in the shooting death ...

Business

Entergy’s Grand Gulf invests in developing first-line leaders

PORT GIBSON – Fifteen Grand Gulf Nuclear Station team members completed the Institute of Nuclear Power Operations First-Line ...

BREAKING NEWS

Alcorn State announces it will opt out of spring football season

LORMAN — Alcorn State University announced Tuesday it will opt out of the 2021 spring football season due ...

Crime

Stepmother sentenced to life in prison for killing toddler

PORT GIBSON — A Mississippi woman was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole after ...

Crime

Woman convicted in killing Claiborne County toddler

PORT GIBSON — A Mississippi woman was found guilty of murdering her 14-month-old stepdaughter Friday in a Claiborne ...

Local

Late-night accident kills two in Claiborne County

Two people were killed late Tuesday in a one-vehicle accident on U.S. 61 in Claiborne County. According to ...

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