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Mississippi’s Thomas is first woman to officiate a Super Bowl

Brookhaven Daily Leader

Mississippi’s Thomas is first woman to officiate a Super Bowl

By Brett Campbell 

A Mississippi native will be the first woman to officiate a Super Bowl game when the Kansas City Chiefs and Tampa Bay Buccaneers meet Sunday in Tampa for Super Bowl LV.

Sarah Bailey Thomas, 47,...

Border patrol to pay $21M for helicopters made in Miss.

WLBT-TV Jackson

Border patrol to pay $21M for helicopters made in Miss.

By Anthony Warren

COLUMBUS, Miss. (WLBT) - Helicopters built at a plant in Columbus could soon play a role in securing the U.S. border.

On Wednesday, Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith announced that Customs and Border Protection (CBP) had...

Mississippi pump project gets go-ahead, but needs funding

Associated Press

Mississippi pump project gets go-ahead, but needs funding

By Emily Wagster Pettus

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on Friday gave the green light to long-debated flood control project in Mississippi. But the project still needs federal funding, and the start of...

Reeves: Mississippi will double number of vaccination sites

Associated Press

Reeves: Mississippi will double number of vaccination sites

By Leah Willingham

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Gov. Tate Reeves said Friday that the coronavirus vaccine rollout is not going fast enough in Mississippi. He said officials are working behind the scenes to “eliminate roadblocks”...

U.S. Attorney Mike Hurst announces his resignation

WLBT-TV Jackson

U.S. Attorney Mike Hurst announces his resignation

By Justin Dixon

SOUTHERN DISTRICT, Miss. (WLBT) - U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Mississippi, Mike Hurst, announced Thursday he has submitted his resignation to President Donald J. Trump and Acting Attorney General...

Mississippi post office named for 3 officers killed on duty

Associated Press

Mississippi post office named for 3 officers killed on duty

The Associated Press

BROOKHAVEN, Miss. (AP) — A post office in Brookhaven, Mississippi, will be named for three local law enforcement officers who were killed in the line of duty.

President Donald Trump signed a law Dec. 21...

Mississippi lawmakers react to passage of new COVID-19 relief bill

WLBT-TV Jackson

Mississippi lawmakers react to passage of new COVID-19 relief bill

By Sharie Nicole | December 22, 2020 at 8:32 AM CST - Updated December 22 at 9:23 AM

JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) - Mississippi lawmakers are weighing in on the new $900 billion pandemic relief package that Congress approved...