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Town seeks grant for street repairs
by Reggie Ross, Staff Writer
Jul 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
Vaiden Mayor Mel Hawthorne has his fingers crossed about this one and he hopes all will fall in Vaiden’s favor. The town of Vaiden is set to submit their application for a Small Muncipalities Grant worth $150,000 in hopes of repairing some of the town’s streets.
Inmate escapes jail custody
by Reggie Ross, Staff Writer
Jul 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
An inmate taken to a local hospital for a checkup escaped from custody and remains on the run. According to Carroll County Sheriff Jerry Carver, a man he identified as Darrell Marshall escaped from custody of officers with the Carroll-Montgomery Regional Correctional Facility.
High court hears arguments in Flowers’ appeal
by Amanda Sexton Ferguson, Editor and Publisher
Jul 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
JACKSON – Alleged misstatements by the prosecution during closing statements in the murder trial of Curtis Flowers were the heart of the defense’s oral arguments before the Mississippi Supreme Court Monday. Flowers was convicted and sentenced to death in 2010 for murdering four people at Tardy Furniture in Winona in July 1996. Store owner Bertha Tardy, 59, and employees Carmen Rigby, 45, Robert...

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