A tip from a citizen resulted in the arrest of a male suspect wanted for Sexual Battery involving a three-year-old by the Jones County Sheriff's Department.
The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation [MBI] is currently investigating an alleged inmate suicide attempt at the Jasper County Jail that a day later eventually resulted in the death of the inmate.
The Jones County Board of Supervisors voted Monday to grant the Economic Development Authority (EDA) of Jones County permission to draw up a resolution outlining the county’s intent to issue general obligation bonds for potential economic development projects.
Mississippi’s Largest House Party will have an addition this year with football flavor added to the 132th edition of the Neshoba County Fair. Mississippi State head coach Mike Leach, Southern Mississippi head coach Will Hall and Ole Miss head coach Lane Kiffin will be in attendance on Thursd…
Heidelberg High School has a new principal, and he is eager to get the 2021-22 school year started on a positive note with many students he has not even yet met
Another couple in Jones County is wanted for abuse of a child after what Jones County Sheriff Joe Berlin has described as "unspeakable crimes against their own children."
Pearl River Resort properties and Bok Homa Casino are temporarily reinstating a mandatory mask policy for all guests, effective immediately. Associates are also required to wear face coverings.
The City of Ellisville is receiving more and more request for activities, which are showing signs that the city is opening up more.
The narcotics force for the Jones County Sheriff's Department continues to put a dent into illegal drugs in Jones County as they arrested two on drug charges Wednesday, with another individual one arrested on a wanted charge.
The Jones County Board of Supervisors gave its seal of approval to several organizations that are improving the lives and meeting the needs of the citizens of Jones County.
The negligent payment of solid waste fees in the county from numerous residential owners has been a long-time problem for local county officials, which has created a large budget downfall in the county’s Solid Waste budget. Now, another measure of collection means has been initiated by the J…
Jasper County seems to be having an ongoing problem with its relatively new contracted ambulance service that is not going to be overlooked. Board of Supervisors President Doug Rogers of Beat 3 made clear Monday morning during a meeting with an area CareMed Emergency Medical Services manager…
A Jasper County man has been arrested by the Jasper County Sheriff’s Department and has been charged with three counts of sexual battery.
A teary-eyed Priscilla Haynes sits on the sofa in the living room of her apartment on West Haven Drive angry, frustrated, and worried about what lies ahead for her and the other tenants of the 16-unit, eight duplex apartments in Ellisville.
College football season is just around the corner as all the various major conferences will begin Conference Media Days this week in earnest. The Big 12 rolled out their head coaches last week while the SEC, Big 10, ACC and Conference USA will begin this week. The SEC will begin on Monday in…
State Health Officer Dr. Thomas Dobbs held an interview Friday afternoon with multiple media outlets in Laurel, stressing the importance of COVID vaccinations and the availability of vaccinations in the Pine Belt.
A Jasper County man and a Jones County man have been arrested by the Jasper County Sheriff’s Department on multiple counts of grand larceny and burglary.
The Jones County Sheriff’s Department is conducting its training this week for its motorcycle deputies. Deputies Kyle Howell and Lou Lowe are participating in the training while Deputy Jason Mills is overseeing the training.
Soccer is just as much a part of 19-year-old Acacia Rodriguez’s life as breathing. The Clinton resident can’t remember a time when she wasn’t playing the game or kicking a ball. Soccer is also the key to opening the door for her to play for Lady Bobcat Soccer Head Coach, Dolores Deasley, whi…
About 70 graduates of Jones College’s High School Equivalency program from 2020 and 2021 are expected to participate in the commencement ceremony being held on Thursday, July 22, at 7 p.m. in the Whitehead Advanced Technology Center in Ellisville.
I traveled 1,650 miles from my Mississippi home last week to see a moment in Major League baseball that had not happened in 123 years. My travels sent me to San Diego, California. My reason to travel to San Diego was to visit my younger son Brett, who was home for two weeks from a stint in S…
Seven years ago, late Laurel Police Chief Tyrone Stewart started “Fill-a-Truck” to help the community in need. Seven years later, current Laurel Police Chief Tommy Cox has not only kept it trucking on but added to it with an annual benefit in July.
A structure fire in the Glade community that was started with a vehicle on fire was described as "catastrophic" according to the Jones County Fire Council's Dana Bumgardner.
After winning a third consecutive conference title and appearing in its first-ever national tournament, Jones College ended the unorthodox spring 2020 season with its highest ranking in program history.
The City of Ellisville has its governing and management teams in place and now everyone is ready to continue efforts to improve the city and the quality of life of its residents.
Jones County Sheriff Joe Berlin asked the Jones County Board of Supervisors to rescind the approval to hire Tiger Correctional Services to manage food service at both the Jones County Adult and Youth Detention Centers.