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Sun Herald | Editorial: Pimps and pushers are more protected from pistols than public schoolchildren
On Dec. 5, Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood took the unusual step of issuing a press release about his effort to clarify what he himself called "our convoluted gun laws" concerning "concealed stun guns, revolvers and pistols."
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Public service career rewarding
Nearly 40 years ago I realized a dream. I went to work for the government. In this day and time it is a favorite parlor game to "dog cuss" anything having to do with bureaucrats who ply their trade, but that was not always so.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Mississippi Business Journal
C Spire launches next phase of 1-gig service rollout
C Spire's initiative to bring ultra-fast 1 Gbps fiber to the home Internet service to Mississippi continues this week with the launch of customized web pages that allow residents in nine finalist cities to pre-register for the next-generation technology.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
The Mississippi Press
Mississippi Attorney General's office tries to clarify state's new gun law
Certain gun owners can carry concealed weapons even in areas where a local government has posted signs banning them, the attorney general's office said Thursday in an opinion aimed at clarifying Mississippi's gun laws.
Mississippi attorney general releases new gun carry opinion
People with enhanced carry gun permits can carry their weapons into polling places, meetings of governmental entities, school and college athletic events, a parade, inside the passenger terminal of an airport, says state Attorney General Jim Hood.
Mississippi Business Journal
Hood issues opinion on open-carry gun law
JACKSON - Mississippi municipalities, counties and school districts may rethink restrictions they have placed on the open carry of guns in the wake of a new opinion from Attorney General Jim Hood.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Purple Heart monument design, placement approved
The Military Order of the Purple Heart soon will have a monument dedicated to Purple Heart recipients placed on the grounds of the Alcorn County courthouse.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Correctional facility getting new management
The Daily Corinthian reports that the Mississippi Department of Corrections must also agree to the change.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Kidnapping results in 11-year sentence
A Corinth man has pleaded guilty in Alcorn County Circuit Court to kidnapping and will serve 11 years with the Mississippi Department of Corrections, according to the Daily Corinthian.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Corinth man gets 10 years for aggravated assault
A Corinth man was sentenced to 10 years in prison after pleading guilty to a February shooting that severely wounded the victim.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
Douglas is killed in the line of duty: The story of a Confederate Camel
Beautiful Civil War song about Shiloh Death on the battlefields of the bloodiest war that we, as Americans have known, didn't just happen to soldiers.
Sun Nov 17, 2013
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Corinth moves toward Fiber-to-the-Home registrations [Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal, Tupelo]
Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Nov. 17--CORINTH -- A town hall meeting scheduled for 6 p.m. Monday at the Corinth High School auditorium will give people in Corinth a chance to learn details about C Spire's launch of Fiber-to-the-Home.
Fri Nov 15, 2013
Alcorn County to develop leaders
Adults and youths in Alcorn County who want to take a more active role in setting the civic agenda have only a short time left to enroll in Youth Leadership Alcorn and Leadership Alcorn.
Thu Nov 14, 2013
51 Mississippi school districts shine in Lighthouse Awards
Fifty-one Mississippi school districts have been recognized by the Mississippi School Boards Association for outstanding student achievement, based on student performance on last spring's testing in the Mississippi accountability program.
Wed Nov 13, 2013
Alcorn sheriff reprimanded by MDOC
The Mississippi Department of Corrections has temporarily halted sending additional inmates to the Alcorn County Regional Jail in Corinth amid concerns about the facility's improper release of inmates in the offender leave program.
Rienzi man sentenced in federal drug case
A Rienzi man has been sentenced to more than seven years in federal prison for his role in an alleged conspiracy to distribute cocaine and marijuana throughout Northeast Mississippi.