Author Archives: Kingfish

JPS Superintendent will resign

JPS school Board President Beneta Burt announced Superintendent Dr. Cedric Grey will resign his position. His final day and compensation will be negotiated with the Board. Sent from my BlackBerry 10 smartphone. Read More at Jackson Jambalaya

Meet the Free Speech SWAT Team

It appears free speech needs a’watching up in Oxford.  The Daily Mississippian Online reported on October 13: The university has created a response team to help handle student protests and first amendment rights on campus.The Demonstration and Assembly Response Team is a faculty-led committee put into place after university staff needed help responding to and […]

Ben Allen to D.A.: We are not doing your work for you.

Hinds County District Attorney Robert Shuler Smith asked for everything, including the kitchen sink and all indoor plumbing, from Ben Allen, his lawyer, Kamikaze, Downtown Jackson Partners, and other lawyers in a bizarre motion for discovery that was filed on October 20 in State v. Benjamin Allen, III. A grand jury indicted the DJP Executive […]

There is NO shooter at UMMC.

UMMC apparently decided to run an active shooter drill this morning and not tell anyone. JJ received several messages this morning about an active shooter at UMMC. JPD said it did not know of an active shooter. It turned out that UMMC ran the drill but didn’t bother to send out any press releases or […]

Assault or misunderstanding?

Jackson attorney Dorsey Carson posted this video on his private Facebook page.  It is posted here with his permission.  Mr. Carson alleges that he was assaulted by a JPD officer in the lobby of Thalia Mara auditorium during the Bob Dylan concert.  A friend of his recorded the video with his phone.  Mr. Carson said […]

Meet JJ’s top 50 beautiful people.

The beautiful people have spoken.  Y’all Politics rolled out its list of the 50 most influential people in Mississippi politics.  They had their fun.  Now it’s time for JJ to have its fun as well.  Here is JJ’s list of the top 50. Some are beautiful, some are not.However, there are a couple of modifications […]