Things We Are Talking About

The developer of a housing subdivision at the edge of Hernando is donating some land near Getwell Road and Holly Springs Road for a new fire station. Town Supervisor Michael Lee said the county and members of the Bridgetown Fire Department will tour the site today with the developer,... Read More.
Tennessee’s governor on Thursday called off what would have been the state’s first execution since the pandemic began, granting a temporary reprieve to the oldest inmate on death row for what was called an “oversight” in preparations for the lethal injection. Republican Gov. Bill Lee didn’t elaborate on what... Read More.
A Mississippi man has been sentenced to house arrest and probation for pointing a green laser at FedEx airplanes flying into Memphis International Airport in Tennessee, federal prosecutors said. Eugene Conrad of Michigan City, Mississippi, was sentenced April 7 to nine months of home confinement and three years of probation... Read More.
A man died during the weekend after a fight at a north Mississippi restaurant, authorities said. News outlets reported that officers responded to a call early Saturday about an assault at Steele’s Dive in Tupelo. Tupelo Police Maj. Chuck McDougald said officers found emergency medical responders treating Leonard “K.C.”... Read More.