Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Pedestrian Killed Near Fortification Street.

JPD issued the following statement. 

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Monday, October 15, 2018

Airborne!

So this one dude just felt like dropping in to Tiger Stadium.

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Band Director Fired, Forest Hill Fined

Forest Hill Demtri Jones said he was fired by JPS Superintendent Dr. Errick Greene Friday.  Mr. Jones revealed the firing in an interview with local social media influencer Othor Cain today on Facebook.   The loss of the band director is not the only problem facing Forest Hill High School.  The Mississippi High School Activities Association fined the school $2,500 and suspended the band from all MHSAA activities.

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Has Winter Come for Mynelle Gardens?

Will the greenery of Mynelle Gardens fade away? The Northside Sun reported in the current issue: 


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Bedwetter Alert

Whales + snowflakes =

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Boil Water Notice for Presidential Hills

The city of Jackson issued the following statements. 

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Sunday, October 14, 2018

Cannabis Reform Coming?

President Trump will "probably" support the reform of marijuana laws. Fox Business News reported:

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What is a Cop Supposed to Do?

Are cops allowed to defend themselves in Jackson?

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Sunday Morning Sermon

If you can't make it to church this morning, enjoy this 1989 sermon from the late Dr. Frank Pollard.  He preached from Hebrews 9: 27-28.

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Bill Crawford: State Recovery is Modest

Record numbers of jobs and job growth in Mississippi top political speeches by incumbent politicians these days.

Yes, more Mississippians have jobs now than before the Great Recession.

Yes, more Mississippians have jobs now than ever before.

But, there is more to the story.

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Saturday, October 13, 2018

Google Glitch

If you were dumb enough to use Google+, well, you got a nasty surprise this week. The Wall Street Journal reported:

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SOS Gets $499K in Securities Settlement

Secretary of State Hibbit Hosemann issued the following statement.

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Friday, October 12, 2018

Will the Night King Put Us to Sleep?

The debut of the final season of Game of Thrones is still at least six months away.  If you need a GOT fix, check out Wisecrack's dissection of Season 7.

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Suspended!

UPDATE: JPS Superintendent issued this statement:

 Superintendent Dr. Errick L. Greene: Jackson Public Schools intends to appeal the sanctions levied against the Forest Hill High School band by the Mississippi High School Activities Association.

Original Post: A group of Jackson community leaders stood up for the Forest Hill  band director as well as the band at a press conference in front of the school this morning.  They demanded the reinstatement of the band director as well.  The decision of MHSAA to suspend the band from all performances for the rest of the school year triggered the press conference.

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"I'm Going to Blame All of Them"

Big Mama has had enough.  The Jackson bail bondswoman spoke her mind about the crime in Jackson and the recent shooting of two two-year-old children.

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JPD Officers Sit on the Sidelines

JPD officers are complaining that they are sidelined, even when cleared after a shooting.  Justin Vicery and Therese Apel reported yesterday in the Clarion-Ledger:

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Thursday, October 11, 2018

MDE Releases School Ratings

The Mississippi Department of Education finally released the 2017 school ratings.  MDE was going to release them a month ago but at least one school district protested.    The number of "A" school districts slightly increased but the number of "F" school districts more than doubled. 


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No John Belushis Allowed

For some strange reason, this video is therapeutic.

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Parole Revoked for Accused Cop Killer

 Marquis Flowers is back in prison.  The Parole Board revoked his parole after he was arrested and charged with capital murder in the deaths of two Brookhaven police officers. 

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Accused Shooter Arrested

JPD issued the following statement and mug shot.

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Wednesday, October 10, 2018

If Only This Was a Joke.....

Sad but true. 

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Toddlers Shot in Drive-by

JPD issued the following statement.

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Former Coldwater Town Clerk Arrested for Embezzlement

State Auditor Shad White issued the following statement.

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The Superintendent Responds

Jackson Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Errick Greene said JPS is investigating the Forest Hill-Brookhaven halftime show.   WJTV reported:

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Michael Moves In

Watch Hurricane Michael as it comes ashore. 

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UMMC Gains Optometrist

UMMC issued the following press release.

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Sid Salter: What's Next for Supreme Court?

After the national fabric was almost rent in twain during the bitter fight over the confirmation of now Associate Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, what next for the U.S. Supreme Court? The short answer is judicial business as usual.

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Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Awwwwww.....

Man loses his dog but is reunited after three years in Georgia. Enjoy.

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Jailer Goes to Jail

The Justice Department issued the following statement. 

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The Battle of Culley Lake Continues

The Battle of Culley Lake continues to rage as the owners of the lake and Natchez Trace Village Property Owners Association slug it out in court over who exactly controls the lake.   A Madison County Chancellor ruled in February that the Culley family controls the lake but the Association wants a rematch and appealed to the Mississippi Supreme Court. 



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Inside Job!

It will come as no surprise to readers that the robbery of a Yazoo County 911 Dispatcher while on duty was an inside job.  WLBT reported last night:

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Monday, October 8, 2018

Two Women Shot

JPD issued the following statement. 

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Stingray, R.I.P.

The Stingray we once knew is no more.

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Fight of the Day

Lame.  Not even one Robert Deniro kick.

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Troy Odom for Rankin County Chancellor



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38 Lbs. of Meth Seized

Rankin County Sheriff Bryan Bailey issued the following statement.

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Sunday, October 7, 2018

Brookhaven Mayor: Apologies Won't "Suffice"

Brookhaven Mayor Joe Cox said thank you for the apology but that isn't good enough.  He wants some heads to roll* after what took place at the halftime show of the Brookhaven-Forest Hill game Friday night in Brookhaven.  He posted this message on Facebook:

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Sunday Morning Sermon

Any sermon that begins with the opening line of "Jerry Clower, where are you when we need you?" is going to be worth watching.  The late Dr. Frank Pollard preached from Joshua, chapters 5 and 6, in this edition of Sunday Morning Sermon. 

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Bill Crawford: The Anomaly Versus the Tsunami

And so it begins, the anomaly versus the tsunami, the hope versus the expectation, the last Democrat versus the next-in-line Republican.

Mississippi's only Democrat holding statewide office, Attorney General Jim Hood, has officially announced his candidacy for Governor. His all-but-announced governor-in-waiting opponent will be Republican Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves.

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Saturday, October 6, 2018

Unbelievable. (Updated with Video)

 Brookhaven suffered a horrible tragedy this week when two police officers were killed last weekend.  The administration at Forest Hill High School in Jackson must have been living in a Jackson pothole and missed the news.  How else to explain what took place last night.  See the picture below.

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Friday, October 5, 2018

No Comment!

Not. Going. To. Say. A. Word.

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Back to Jail!

Rameon Stewart went back to jail this morning after a Jackson Municipal Court Judge revoked his house arrest and placed him under a pair of  $200,000 bonds.  Judge Taurean Buchanan released the 16 year old suspect on his own recognize and placed him under house arrest after JPD arrested him for  armed robbery and aggravated assault.  However, Hinds County Attorney Gerald Mumford asked the court to reconsider and revoke the conditions of Stewart's release. 

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PERS Employee Going to Prison

Attorney General Jim Hood issued the following statement.

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Candidates Should Debate

It is rather disappointing that there will be no debate in the Senate races, but as usual, Mississippi is in the minority.  19 states will enjoy debates in their respective U.S. Senate races.  However, Mississippians will not be able to see their Senate candidates engage in debate as none have been scheduled.  Only 8 states won't have Senate debates.  Lump Mississippi in with California and New York (Cue up the Pace Picante Sauce Commercial.)

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Idiots of the Day

Future Darwin Award Prospects.....

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Thursday, October 4, 2018

Cajuns Busted in Epps Scandal

The Justice Department issued this statement.

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"Look at These Pigs"

Hinds County Public Defender was really disturbed by National Night Out.  He decided to go out and protest the West Jackson National Night Out meeting in a rather colorful manner.  He called the police "a filthy institution" and said there were "pigs of all stripes and colors out here."  He started yelling "traitor" and "treasonous" while Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba was speaking.  He starts yapping at 4:30. 

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Who's Going to Protect the Police?

OOOOOOOOk.    Here is one for the books.  WLBT reported last night:

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Moody's Improves Outlook for Mississippi

Mississippi Treasurer Lynn Fitch issued the following statement. 

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Wednesday, October 3, 2018

False Alarm!

The Clinton Police Department issued the following statement. 

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Trollfest '09

Trollfest '07 was such a success that Jackson Jambalaya will once again host Trollfest '09. Catch this great event which will leave NE Jackson & Fondren in flames. Othor Cain and his band, The Black Power Structure headline the night while Sonjay Poontang returns for an encore performance. Former Frank Melton bodyguard Marcus Wright makes his premier appearance at Trollfest singing "I'm a Sweet Transvestite" from "The Rocky Horror Picture Show." Kamikaze will sing his new hit, “How I sold out to da Man.” Robbie Bell again performs: “Mamas, don't let your babies grow up to be Bells” and “Any friend of Ed Peters is a friend of mine”. After the show, Ms. Bell will autograph copies of her mug shot photos. In a salute to “Dancing with the Stars”, Ms. Bell and Hinds County District Attorney Robert Smith will dance the Wango Tango.

Wrestling returns, except this time it will be a Battle Royal with Othor Cain, Ben Allen, Kim Wade, Haley Fisackerly, Alan Lange, and “Big Cat” Donna Ladd all in the ring at the same time. The Battle Royal will be in a steel cage, no time limit, no referee, and the losers must leave town. Marshand Crisler will be the honorary referee (as it gives him a title without actually having to do anything).


Meet KIM Waaaaaade at the Entergy Tent. For five pesos, Kim will sell you a chance to win a deed to a crack house on Ridgeway Street stuffed in the Howard Industries pinata. Don't worry if the pinata is beaten to shreds, as Mr. Wade has Jose, Emmanuel, and Carlos, all illegal immigrants, available as replacements for the it. Upon leaving the Entergy tent, fig leaves will be available in case Entergy literally takes everything you have as part of its Trollfest ticket price adjustment charge.

Donna Ladd of The Jackson Free Press will give several classes on learning how to write. Smearing, writing without factchecking, and reporting only one side of a story will be covered. A donation to pay their taxes will be accepted and she will be signing copies of their former federal tax liens. Ms. Ladd will give a dramatic reading of her two award-winning essays (They received The Jackson Free Press "Best Of" awards.) "Why everything is always about me" and "Why I cover murders better than anyone else in Jackson".

In the spirit of helping those who are less fortunate, Trollfest '09 adopts a cause for which a portion of the proceeds and donations will be donated: Keeping Frank Melton in his home. The “Keep Frank Melton From Being Homeless” booth will sell chances for five dollars to pin the tail on the jackass. John Reeves has graciously volunteered to be the jackass for this honorable excursion into saving Frank's ass. What's an ass between two friends after all? If Mr. Reeves is unable to um, perform, Speaker Billy McCoy has also volunteered as when the word “jackass” was mentioned he immediately ran as fast as he could to sign up.


In order to help clean up the legal profession, Adam Kilgore of the Mississippi Bar will be giving away free, round-trip plane tickets to the North Pole where they keep their bar complaint forms (which are NOT available online). If you don't want to go to the North Pole, you can enjoy Brant Brantley's (of the Mississippi Commission on Judicial Performance) free guided tours of the quicksand field over by High Street where all complaints against judges disappear. If for some reason you are unable to control yourself, never fear; Judge Houston Patton will operate his jail where no lawyers are needed or allowed as you just sit there for minutes... hours.... months...years until he decides he is tired of you sitting in his jail. Do not think Judge Patton is a bad judge however as he plans to serve free Mad Dog 20/20 to all inmates.

Trollfest '09 is a pet-friendly event as well. Feel free to bring your dog with you and do not worry if your pet gets hungry, as employees of the Jackson Zoo will be on hand to provide some of their animals as food when it gets to be feeding time for your little loved one.

Relax at the Fox News Tent. Since there are only three blonde reporters in Jackson (being blonde is a requirement for working at Fox News), Megan and Kathryn from WAPT and Wendy from WLBT will be on loan to Fox. To gain admittance to the VIP section, bring either your Republican Party ID card or a Rebel Flag. Bringing both and a torn-up Obama yard sign will entitle you to free drinks served by Megan, Wendy, and Kathryn. Get your tickets now. Since this is an event for trolls, no ID is required. Just bring the hate. Bring the family, Trollfest '09 is for EVERYONE!!!

This is definitely a Beaver production.


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Trollfest '07

Jackson Jambalaya is the home of Trollfest '07. Catch this great event which promises to leave NE Jackson & Fondren in flames. Sonjay Poontang and his band headline the night with a special steel cage, no time limit "loser must leave town" bout between Alan Lange and "Big Cat"Donna Ladd following afterwards. Kamikaze will perform his new song F*** Bush, he's still a _____. Did I mention there was no referee? Dr. Heddy Matthias and Lori Gregory will face off in the undercard dueling with dangling participles and other um, devices. Robbie Bell will perform Her two latest songs: My Best Friends are in the Media and Mama's, Don't Let Your Babies Grow up to be George Bell. Sid Salter of The Clarion-Ledger will host "Pin the Tail on the Trial Lawyer", sponsored by State Farm.

There will be a hugging booth where in exchange for your young son, Frank Melton will give you a loooong hug. Trollfest will have a dunking booth where Muhammed the terrorist will curse you to Allah as you try to hit a target that will drop him into a vat of pig grease. However, in the true spirit of Separate But Equal, Don Imus and someone from NE Jackson will also sit in the dunking booth for an equal amount of time. Tom Head will give a reading for two hours on why he can't figure out who the hell he is. Cliff Cargill will give lessons with his .80 caliber desert eagle, using Frank Melton photos as targets. Tackleberry will be on hand for an autograph session. KIM Waaaaaade will be passing out free titles and deeds to crackhouses formerly owned by The Wood Street Players.

If you get tired come relax at the Fox News Tent. To gain admittance to the VIP section, bring either your Republican Party ID card or a Rebel Flag. Bringing both will entitle you to free drinks.Get your tickets now. Since this is an event for trolls, no ID is required, just bring the hate. Bring the family, Trollfest '07 is for EVERYONE!!!

This is definitely a Beaver production.

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