MHP announces extra patrols for July 4 holiday

The Mississippi Highway Patrol will begin the 2019 Fourth of July Holiday Enforcement Period Wednesday, July 3, at 12:01 a.m. and conclude Thursday, July 4, at midnight. All available troopers will be assigned to saturation patrols and checkpoints to promote traffic safety. In conjunction with the... Read More.

MBCI Tribal Chief Runoff Election Today

Today votes are being cast for the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians' Tribal Chief. The next four years of administration will be decided by tonight. Incumbent Phyliss J Anderson and Cyrus Ben will face off. Cyrus Ben received 1647 votes and Chief Anderson received 1306. Anderson... Read More.

MBCI will hold Chief runoff Tuesday

The Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians are heading back to the polls Tuesday. Tomorrow is the long-awaited runoff in the chief's election. The two candidates are current Chief Phyliss J. Anderson and former council member and businessman Cyrus Ben. Ben won 45% of the nearly... Read More.

Double murder suspect captured in Kemper Co.

Kemper County authorities say they have captured a suspect from Meridian accused in a double murder. Kemper County Sheriff James Moore says Cedric Rogers was taken into custody Friday morning on Kemper Springs Road. Meridian police say Rogers is accused in the shooting deaths of Talimon... Read More.