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Jessica Chambers: No Suspect, Investigators’ Fault?

Jessica Chambers: No Suspect, Investigators’ Fault?

By Lacy Langley February 3, 2015

Jessica Chambers’ family and friends gathered on Saturday in Sardis, Mississippi to celebrate her birthday. Even without her, they seemed to be in fairly good spirits as they shared stories of her and released balloons into the sky in her …

KFC Hoax: Little Girl Was Not Kicked Out Of KFC

The story of the three year old girl kicked out of a Jackson, MS KFC due to facial scarring that “disturbed customers” is a hoax according to Rick Maynard, spokesperson for KFC. “After the alleged incident was reported to us, …

Brett Favre Endorses Thad Cochran in US Senate Race Brett Favre Endorses Thad Cochran in US Senate Race

Brett Favre, retired NFL quarterback, recently lent his support to Republican incumbent Thad Cochran in his bid for reelection to the United States Senate. Favre was born in Gulfport, Mississippi and raised in the nearby small town of Kiln. He …

Mississippi Tornado Weather Possible Early Next Week

This year’s long, long winter is finally over and warmer weather is bringing people out of their houses in the Midwest and Eastern U.S. The coming of spring, however, doesn’t mean the nation’s weather troubles are quite over yet. After …

Mississippi Storm Overturns 25 RV Trailers

At approximately 8 p.m. Monday night, the Santa Maria RV Park in Gautier, Mississippi experienced a strong storm which left as many as 25 RV trailers damaged or destroyed in its wake, along with downed power lines and much debris. …

UFO Sightings: Nothing To Fear, “Deer”

Are Martians meandering through Mississippi marsh and grasslands? Since a family in Jackson County, Mississippi witnessed something out of the ordinary, the Internet’s interest has been piqued. Edith and Rainer Shattles claimed they had set up cameras to capture wildlife …

Shot Elephant Makes Controversial Return to Circus

The elephant shot in a drive-by last year in Mississippi returned to the stage with Ringling Bros. and Barnum and Bailey on Thursday, almost exactly a year after the terrifying incident, according to WMC-TV. Carol the elephant, who is now …

Michelle Byrom: Death Row Inmate Gets New Trial

Michelle Byrom was about to be the first woman executed by the state of Mississippi in several decades. Before that could happen, Byrom found herself getting a second chance at life and her freedom. Her original conviction was overturned and …

Dead Man Wakes Up While In Body Bag Dead Man Wakes Up While In Body Bag

In this situation it’s hard to tell just who was more terrified: The man waking up in a body bag and having no idea how he got there or the mortician turning to find that the dead body he was …

Dead Man Wakes Up Before Embalming

Imagine the surprise on the face of the mortician when a man who was just about to undergo embalming, woke up and started kicking in his body bag. It happened in Lexington, Mississippi when Wednesday night, Walter Williams, 78, appeared …

Old Miss Frat Chapter Suspended Over Racist Prank

We are not yet out of February which means that Black History Month is not over. This means that somewhere at this very moment a child may be reading about James Meredith. In 1962, Meredith was the first African American …

Ricin Guilty Plea, Man Also Nabbed For Molestation
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Tupelo, Mississippi native James Everette Dutschke pleaded guilty on Friday to charges related to sending Ricin-laced letters to President Obama. The 41-year-old was also on the hook for mailing letters to Mississippi’s Senator Roger Wicker and Sadie Holland, a Lee …

Tupelo Shooting: Officer Killed During Bank Robbery
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On Monday, the day before Christmas Eve, Police Sergeant Gale Stauffer was shot and killed by an assault rifle, and another officer was seriously wounded. It happened when officers interrupted a robbery at BanCorp South’s Gloster Creek Village branch as …

Chicken Nugget Ingredients Revealed
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Haven’t you always wanted to know what was in a chicken nugget? Obviously, there is not a “nugget” on a chicken, so what exactly are these little pieces of chicken, primarily targeted to kids, made of? Mississippi researchers recently found …

Mississippi Gator Breaks Weight Record

Wildlife officials there say an alligator hunting record in Mississippi was broken for the third time in a week, after the state’s heaviest gator was caught. A 13-foot, 6.5-inch gator weighing 741.5 pounds was killed by Dalco Turner of Gluckstadt, …

727-Pound Alligator Killed in Mississippi
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This weekend, the first weekend of alligator season in Mississippi, two people broke the state record for the heaviest alligator that has been documented only hours apart. The previous record for the heaviest alligator was 697.5 pounds, and it was …

727-Pound Alligator Caught in Mississippi
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One would think that it would be hard to top catching a 723-pound gator and breaking a state record just days into hunting season, right? Wrong. That record lasted barely an hour when another hunting team bagged a 727-pound gator. …