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Editorial Roundup: Mississippi

May. 6, 2020 12:47 PM EDT

Recent editorials from Mississippi newspapers: ___ May 6 The Greenwood Commonwealth on spending by the Mississippi Department of Human Services: News earlier this year about spending practices at the Mississippi Department of Human Services made the agency a shameful example of corruption. But further revelations...

Delay school bond vote, official tells Mississippi district

Apr. 26, 2020 10:16 AM EDT

GREENWOOD, Miss. (AP) — A school district in the Mississippi Delta should wait to try to borrow money because voters might be reluctant to support a bond issue during the coronavirus pandemic, says a retired educator who serves in two elected offices. David Jordan spoke last week at a board meeting for the...

Anti-violence speaker charged in Mississippi beating death

Apr. 6, 2020 1:46 PM EDT

GREENWOOD, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi man who has given speeches about the need to reduce violence is now accused of beating another man to death with a baseball bat. Stacy Regular, 45, of Greenwood, is charged with capital murder in the death of 29-year-old Labrandon Baugh, the Greenwood Commonwealth...