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News in Hinds County, Mississippi

FEC filing: pro-Cochran PAC funded black outreach
Wed, 16 Jul 2014 12:00:48 -0700

Former Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour's political machine paid to turn out the black vote for Republican Sen. Thad Cochran's re-election bid, according to campaign finance reports. His vanquished rival insisted...

Hinds County Board of Supervisors Meeting
Sun, 20 Jul 2014 22:51:16 -0700

The Hinds County Board of Supervisors views itself and County government as being a service organization fully committed to improving the overall quality of life for the citizens of Hinds County.

Hinds GOP chair disputes McDaniel on illegal votes
Tue, 15 Jul 2014 10:52:13 -0700

Hinds County Republican Party chairman Pete Perry said 300 to 350 possible illegally cast votes were found in Mississippi's largest county in the Senate runoff between incumbent Thad Cochran and challenger Chris McDaniel. The total is significantly lower than McDaniel's assertion that at least 1,500 improper votes were found in Hinds County. Click here for video "If you go to state law, case law ...

Hinds Commissioner, A Cochran Relative, Denies Destroying Runoff Records
Thu, 10 Jul 2014 12:05:12 -0700

Joe Nosef, the chairman of the Mississippi Republican Party, said in a statement to media outlets this morning that True the Vote is making a mockery of the legal system and that he plans a countersuit.

Coroner says 2-month-old infant's death was accidental
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 05:19:05 -0700

The coroner says the death was caused by an accidental rollover while the baby was sleeping with a parent.

Hinds County takes a big step to make schools safer
Thu, 17 Jul 2014 18:18:58 -0700

Byram police and Hinds county schools are partnering together to give kids a safer environment to learn.  

MSDH confirms new cases of West Nile Virus and Chikungunya
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 15:33:37 -0700

The Mississippi State Department of Health is confirming one new human case of West Nile virus and a new case of chikungunya virus.

Hinds GOP chairman argues illegal vote totals with McDaniel
Tue, 15 Jul 2014 13:33:05 -0700

According to Perry, the review was completed yesterday. Poll books, affidavit and absentees were all subject to review and both campaigns were present for those examinations.

Woman billed Medicaid for prescription glasses for 130 children who didn't need them
Tue, 01 Jul 2014 20:14:30 -0700

Thirty-one year old Barbara Jones of Jackson pleaded guilty to three counts of Medicaid fraud before Hinds County Circuit Court Judge Jeff Weill Tuesday .

Health Officials Confirm New Case of West Nile Virus, Chikungunya Virus
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 12:26:07 -0700

JACKSON, Miss. - The Mississippi State Department of Health is confirming a new human case of West Nile virus and a new case of chikungunya virus in a Mississippi resident.