Category Archives: Jackson Jambalaya

Troopers acquitted

Five Mississippi Highway Patrol troopers were acquitted of charges they wrote phony tickets at an administrative hearing held Monday.  JJ reported last week  that the troopers were busted for allegedly writing ghost DUI tickets so they could get paid under a federal DUI enforcement program. Earlier post. The NHTSA offers grants to law enforcement agencies […]

Delbert speaks to the Nob

Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann made the following remarks at Hob-Nob today:MEC Hobnob 2016 Statement from Secretary Hosemann:Vote. Members of our Armed Forces are Fighting for You to Have the Right.  “Good morning, everyone.  It is great to be back with you.  You are Mississippi’s business leaders who not only talk about economic development, but […]

Operation Orange Cone comes to Ward 7

The City of Jackson issued the following statement: Neighborhood Streets Paving Projects Underway in Jackson This WeekCrews are at work this week on a number of streets in Ward 7 as part of the ongoing Operation Orange Cone project, funded with 1 Percent Sales Tax dollars. Crews will pave areas of Lee Drive, Wilmington Street, […]

I am currently uploading video of the morning session of the hearing held yesterday in State v. Robert Shuler Smith.  It is taking a while to upload them since they are large files.  Here is the first video.  Enjoy. Read More at Jackson Jambalaya

DPS stonewalls again

The Mississippi Department of  refuses to answer whether Penny Corn is still employed at the agency. Ms. Corn served as the Grants Director at the Office of Homeland Security at DPS.  DPS settled a sex discrimination with Ms. Corn for $75,000 in April.  Numerous sources at DPS informed JJ that Ms. Corn was terminated last […]

Rick Cleveland: Sanderson Farms Champeenship comes to town.

The Sanderson Farms Championship, Mississippi’s stop on the PGA Tour, began in Hattiesburg 48 years ago as the Magnolia State Classic.It was played in May, opposite the Colonial Invitational. B.R. “Mac” McLendon, a rookie fresh out of LSU, won the first tournament he ever entered, defeating veteran pro Pete Fleming in a nine-hole playoff.They actually […]

Savages

A man was shot and then beaten at a convenience store on McDowell Road Monday.  The video posted below shows two men approaching another man standing outside of the store.  Another man gets out of his car, walks up to the victim, and then shoots him several times.  The trio of thugs then chase down […]

Uh-oh.

The Clarion-Ledger laid off three reporters and three editors today.  The identities are not known.  Read More at Jackson Jambalaya