Mississippi

Year-old 'resistance' now sets sights on the ballot box

The idea first came to Teresa Shook, a Hawaii retiree, in the hours after Donald Trump was elected. Perhaps, she suggested to a few friends on Facebook, women could march on Washington to show the depth of their resistance. Two days later, New York fashion designer Bob Bland joined the call for …

U.S. Politics

Former Tchula chief levels misconduct accusations at Yazoo City Police Department

CLOSE<p>Tchula Police Chief Kenneth Hampton talks about his unique brand of policing in Tchula, Miss.<p>Kenneth Hampton, known nationwide when he was …

Justice

Napiers reveal behind-the-scenes secrets from HGTV's 'Home Town'

It turns out that even the stars of HGTV shows get hate mail.<p>“A lady in Florida said that those numbers are not realistic at all,” Erin Napier told …

Presley won't run for Senate; new poll shows Wicker with commanding primary lead

CLOSE<p>Download The Clarion-Ledger app for free on the Apple app store or Google Play.<p>The leading Democrat considering a bid for Senate announced he …

Elections

FBI offers $30,000 reward in deaths of 3 Lumberton women

Trending StoriesTrending StoriesMore>><p>Posted:Thursday, January 18 2018 9:35 AM EST2018-01-18 14:35:39 GMT<p>Updated:Thursday, January 18 2018 11:14 AM …

Crime

Second candidate files to replace U.S. Rep. Gregg Harper

CLOSE<p>U.S. Rep. Gregg Harper has been named chair of the House Administration Committee. By Geoff Pender<p>Republican Whit Hughes of Madison, a former …

Andy Cannizaro wants Mississippi State to become road warriors

CLOSE<p>The best baseball players to come out of Mississippi in the state's first 200 years.<p>Andy Cannizaro spent a significant amount of time over the …

Mad Max

Slim Chickens roosts in Ridgeland; get ready for buttermilk-marinated tenders and 17 sauces

CLOSE<p>Download The Clarion-Ledger app for free on the Apple app store or Google Play.<p>Get ready for chicken tenders Slim Chickens style — marinated in …

Chicken Recipes

Slack Chat: Will Ole Miss or Mississippi State be the better team this season?

CLOSE<p>SportsPulse: USA TODAY Sports' Lindsay Schnell and Scott Gleeson discuss why predicting this year's tournament favorites is harder than</b> …

College Football

House MAEP ed funding overhaul vote brings partisan floor fight

CLOSE<p>Republican leaders are fast tracking a landmark overhaul of the state's current school funding formula.<p>After hours of floor debate, the House …

Education

The best thing for Hugh Freeze would be to work with Nick Saban at Alabama

CLOSE<p>The phone calls to escort services that led to the removal of former Ole Miss head coach Hugh Freeze came while he was traveling on recruiting …

College & University

Services for folks on the autism spectrum to be covered after 8 years old

CLOSE<p>Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann and Insurance Commissioner Mike Chaney got three big insurers to remove the age cap on covering autism …

Autism

Ole Miss drops last-second loss at Texas A&M

CLOSE<p>A look at the head coaches for Mississippi State, Ben Howland, and Ole Miss, Andy Kennedy. Both teams have coached in NCAA Tournaments and won …

College Football

Vote for the #MSPreps Player of the Week

CLOSE<p>The 2018 Rumble in the South showcase featured nine Dandy Dozens and five Super 10 teams. Here are the top 10 moments from the event.<p>Ten …

College Basketball

Trump offshore drilling opposed by Mississippi environmental groups, supported by Bryant

CLOSE<p>The Trump administration moved Thursday to vastly expand offshore drilling from the Atlantic to the Arctic oceans with a plan that would open up …

Environment

Search redirected for missing Mississippi pilot

CLOSE<p>Go for a ride in an antique airplane. Barnstormer and amateur aviation historian, David Mars takes you on a flight over Madison County in his …

Aviation

Woman surviving in rural Mississippi too poor to hook up donated trailer

CLOSE<p>Clara Daniels has all but given up. Living an impoverished life for years, without running water. She hopes to move into the mobile home already …

Nonprofits

State worker's suicide tied to scandal she couldn't stop, judge's findings reveal

CLOSE<p>Download The Clarion-Ledger app for free on the Apple app store or Google Play.<p>BILOXI — Michaela Hill knew what her boss was doing at the …

Corruption

Mississippi inmate in buttocks injection killing has died

CLOSE<p>Download The Clarion-Ledger app for free on the Apple app store or Google Play.<p>A Mississippi inmate convicted in 2014 of the death of a Georgia …

Crime

Reviving Mississippi's downtowns should be No. 1 priority

CLOSE<p>A+ Signs and Creative paints the 'Welcome to Jackson' mural to grace the State St. facing wall of the Gadow Tyler law office on Pearl St. in …

J.C. Penney

Mississippi's rural black, Hispanic communities risk underrepresentation in 2020 census

In Fayette, less than half of roughly 1,500 residents responded to the 2010 census questionnaire mailed to their homes.<p>Across Jefferson County, which …

U.S. Census

Woman shot in legs while driving in Jackson

CLOSE<p>When breaking news happens, we want you to see it first hand. Thank you for trusting the Clarion Ledger.<p>A shooting in Jackson has left a woman …

Crime

Cold weather won't stop MLK parade

Trending StoriesTrending StoriesMore>><p>Posted:Friday, January 12 2018 4:51 PM EST2018-01-12 21:51:28 GMT<p>Updated:Friday, January 12 2018 8:22 PM …

Myrtle Beach

Klansman who orchestrated Mississippi Burning killings dies in prison

Edgar Ray Killen — the Klansman who orchestrated one of the nation’s most notorious mass killings, the slayings of three civil rights workers in …

Crime

Letters to the Editor: Jan. 12, 2018

New GOP hijacked party, fails to protect regular folks<p>The current republican party oozes hypocrisy and smells of corruption on both the state and …

Thad Cochran

Tour St. Andrew's new $14 million basketball facility

None<p>St. Andrews basketball players test out their new multimillion dollar basketball facility Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018. Justin Sellers/The Clarion-Ledger<p>…

College Basketball

The importance of No. 3 Mississippi State's defense overwhelming Ole Miss

CLOSE<p>In the last five years Mississippi State Women's Basketball has earned national recognition and in the process created a new passion for women's …

College Football

Flu outbreak: Hospitals facing ICU bed shortages, visitor restrictions

CLOSE<p>Flu cases have spread to 46 states with a sharp increase during the last week of December, according to the most recent statistics available …

Public Health

Tate Reeves, Jim Hood would be close governor's race, according to Millsaps College poll

CLOSE<p>Download The Clarion-Ledger app for free on the Apple app store or Google Play.<p>A potential race for governor between Republican Lt. Gov. Tate …

Elections

A cartoonist's State of the State address

CLOSE<p>Download The Clarion-Ledger app for free on the Apple app store or Google Play.<p>Public speaking is Governor Phil Bryant’s superpower. He has a …

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