WILL A JURY CONVICT HER AGAIN…?

A Hattiesburg native will be tried for murder a 2nd time in the death of her stepdaughter. T'kia Smith Bevily is...

T’kia and Morris Bevily Full Interrogation Videos

Below is T'kia Bevily's first interview with detectives Below is T'Kia Bevily's Full 2nd Interrogation Video Below is Morris Bevily's 1st and...

Prosecutors Ask to Sequester Jury Due to Defense Counsel’s ‘SweetNLow’ Efforts to Influence Jurors

Claiborne County prosecutors have asked Circuit Judge Tomika Irving to sequester the jury in the May 2 capital murder retrial...

Legislature ends session without reviving ballot initiative

The Mississippi Legislature ended the 2022 session not restoring the initiative process that allowed citizens to place issues on the...

Spending billions, cutting taxes, fear and loathing: The 2022 legislative session wasn’t pretty, but it was historic

During the three-month 2022 legislative session, House Speaker Philip Gunn kept a copy of a January Mississippi Today article that...

After lawmakers go home without extending postpartum Medicaid, six moms speak out.

Thousands of Mississippians stand to lose health insurance later this year because of Speaker of the House Philip Gunn’s refusal...

‘You stuck your neck out for me’: Brett Favre used fame and favors to pull welfare dollars

Former NFL quarterback Brett Favre had a way with Mississippi government officials. Whether the football star was looking for funds to...

Lawmakers end 2022 session with historic spending spree

Mississippi legislators ended the 2022 session on a two-day spending spree where they spent funds at a pace never before...

‘My Governor is counting on me’: Disgraced welfare director bowed to Phil Bryant’s wishes

Phil Bryant had found his yes man. Whether the governor wanted grant funds directed to his favored vendors, a partner to...

Governing by text: Phil Bryant’s hidden hand picked welfare winners

The tidal wave of alleged misspending identified by auditors at the Mississippi Department of Human Services was not confined to...

State Auditor Shad White discusses welfare investigation, former Gov. Phil Bryant

Since Auditor Shad White arrested Gov. Phil Bryant’s appointed welfare director in 2020 within a sprawling fraud scheme, state and...

Bond Set for 5th Street Murder Suspect (#1) Justin Williams

Hattiesburg Municipal Judge We Curry set bond today for murder suspect Justin Williams in the amount of $1,050,000 (see below). According to HPD Public Information Officer, Ryan Moore, Williams is the first of several...

Hosemann wants to cut Mississippians a tax rebate check

In his Neshoba County Fair speech on Wednesday, Lt. Gov. Delbert Hosemann said that with state coffers at historically full levels, “This year, it’s time to give you your money back.” “It’s not the government’s...

Former Gov. Phil Bryant subpoenaed for USM volleyball stadium documents

Nancy New’s attorney has filed a subpoena directly on former Gov. Phil Bryant for documents related to the use of federal welfare funds to build a volleyball stadium at his alma mater, University of...

Gov. Tate Reeves tried to keep USM out of the welfare scandal. He instead made it the focus.

Gov. Tate Reeves tried to keep the University of Southern Mississippi out of the state’s ongoing welfare scandal. Instead, with a controversial firing, Reeves focused the nation’s attention on the university. Attorney Brad Pigott filed...

Before turning around Bulldogs, Bob Tyler was a prep football savant

Editor’s note: On July 30, the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame inducts its Class of 2022. What follows is Part IV of a series detailing the achievements of the eight inductees, today featuring coaching...

State fires attorney probing former Gov. Phil Bryant in welfare scandal lawsuit

The state welfare department has fired Brad Pigott, the former U.S. attorney it contracted to claw back millions in misspent federal funds from dozens of people in Mississippi’s sprawling welfare scandal. The termination comes about...

Guns have been allowed in Mississippi schools (for some people) since 2012

Officials at the Mississippi Department of Education “responded to misinformation” late Thursday night to clear up confusion about what the State Board of Education voted through in its meeting earlier in the day. The State...

NATIONAL CHAMPS: Ole Miss completes rags to riches story

OMAHA — Baseball hadn’t been invented back in early 18th century when Alexander Pope, an English poet and essayist, wrote the words: “Hope springs eternal in the human breast.”  But 300 years ago, Pope could...

Study: Mississippi among minority of states most dependent on sales tax

The individual income tax, which House Speaker Philip Gunn, Gov. Tate Reeves and others want to eliminate in Mississippi, is the largest source of revenue in 33 states. Mississippi is among 14 states where sales...

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