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Mississippi discipline laws
According to one district attorney who says, in this state, "just spanking a child" even with a switch could not bring a felony indictment. CHILD-ABUSE- CHARGES --- MINNESOTA VIKINGS RUNNING-BACK ADRIAN PETERSON WILL PLAY SUNDAY AGAINST THE SAINTS.
6 hrs ago
Poll: WAPT viewers mixed on how to discipline children
The injury caused Peterson to be indicted on child abuse charges in Texas. He said he never intended to harm his son when he struck him with a switch, and that he's not a child abuser.
Fri Sep 12, 2014
Rankin chancery judges order funding of new courthouse
After The Clarion-Ledger reported on an emergency order filed Tuesday by Rankin County Chancery Court Judges mandating the construction of a new Chancery Court Courthouse, the court issued a modified order Thursday afternoon. The updated document asks that the paragraph in the original order about Rankin County's funding of a possible Flowood conference center be redacted.
Thu Sep 11, 2014
Viral Video: Jackson baby makes surprise appearance on the way to the hospital
She was born in the car while on the way to a local hospital and her daddy caught the amazing moment on camera! Source: Corey Lynn Griffith "Yea. Talk to me girl.
Tue Sep 09, 2014
Baby born in car. "We're going to get you there. Just hold on," Dad says
"Yea. Talk to me girl. We going to get you there. You just hold on," Corey Lynn Griffith said on cell phone video to his newly born daughter.
Mon Sep 08, 2014
New Diamondhead city manager on the job
Clovis Reed hasn't quite learned how to get around Diamondhead's tangle of Hawaiian-named streets, but the new city manager is already working to get better acquainted with his new home. The Sun Herald reports Reed officially started Sept.
Wed Sep 03, 2014
Gun sales tax holiday kicks off Friday
WEEKEND. WE'VE ALREADY HAD THE BACK TO SCHOOL HOLIDAY..NOW ONE FOR GUNS, BULLETS, BOWS AND OTHER GEAR.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Miss. officials: Second death from West Nile virus
The state Department of Health says Tuesday that the most recent death occurred in Madison County.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Jobless Rates Fall in Most Mississippi Counties
According to figures released by the state, unemployment rates fell from June to July in 62 of Mississippi's 82 counties,were higher in 17 counties, and stayed level in three.
Mississippi Business Journal
QUIRKY? NO, JERKY - Whatever your craving, Beef Jerky Outlets likely...
Certainly, the new Beef Jerky Outlet in Flowood offers beef jerky in a mind-numbing, 200-plus variety of flavors - from traditional sweet, hot and teriyaki to Moonshine, Boiled Crawfish and 3 Beer BBQ Rub.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Mississippi Briefs for August 20.
SNELL FAMILIES VIA THE MISS. GOVERNOR'S OFFICE/ASSOCIATED PRESSGov. Phil Bryant holding his day-old grandson, Henry Stephen Snell, Tuesday in Jackson, Miss.
Work underway on Old Fannin Road
ROADS IN RANKIN COUNTY. AS 16 WAPT'S BERT CASE REPORTS - THE OLD FANNIN ROAD PROJECT IS MOVING INTO IT'S FINAL STAGES.
Rankin County could help build conference center
The Clarion-Ledger reports that the Rankin County Board of Supervisors voted Friday to give money to the city of Flowood for the building.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Two more Mississippians infected with Mosquito borne illness
Two more people in Mississippi have the West Nile Virus. That was confirmed Monday by the Mississippi State Department of Health.