Hurst to help lead initiative to combat violent crime in Jackson

By U.S. DISTRICT ATTORNEY'S OFFICE MEDIA RELATIONS,

JACKSON – Today, Hickory native Mike Hurst, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of Mississippi, along with the Jackson Police Department, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, and many other federal, state and local law enforcement and community leaders, announced the roll

City mourns loss of Gordon

By DEMETRIUS THOMPSON,

The City of Union suffered a huge loss this weekend as longtime Union Municipal Judge and Board of Aldermen Attorney Rex Gordon Jr., passed away suddenly late Saturday night.

Newton County coroner Danny Shoemaker said Gordon died of a cardiac arrest and was pronounced dead just before midnight at Laird Hospital in Union.

Choctaw tribe signs agreement to help veterans’ home ownership

By MBCI MEDIA RELATIONS,

CHOCTAW — The Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs held a ceremonial signing on Thursday, Nov. 30, of a Memorandum of Understanding that will make the process of applying for a VA home loan easier for eligible Native American Veterans, active-duty military and their spouses on Federal trust land.

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