Thursday Mar 20
The Mississippi Press
Defense attorney Dustin Thomas says Tevin Benjamin 'happy to be back home with his family'
After spending 64 months and most of his teenage years in jail, Tevin Benjamin of Moss Point is back home with his family after a Lafayette County jury found him not guilty in his capital murder in connection to the 2008 death of Michael David Porter.
Epps: Contraband never-ending battle
Mississippi corrections officials have added netting, body scanners and monthly prison searches to a growing list of steps to keep illegal cellphones, drugs, tobacco and other contraband out of prisoners' hands.
Miss. poultry farmers clipped by propane delivery issues
Propane distribution issues are causing serious concerns for some Mississippi poultry growers who can't get what they need.
First Baptist Aberdeen welcomes pastor
Buy at photos.monroecountyjournal.com The Rev. Dave Dowdy recently began his tenure as preacher at First Baptist Church.
Several inmates, one guard injured in prison uproar
Updated 12:31 p.m.: Management and Training Corporation, the private firm who runs Walnut Grove Correctional Facility, released the following statement: "At approximately 7 p.m. on Dec. 31, 2013, officers at the Walnut Grove Correctional Facility responded to a fight involving several offenders in one of the housing units.