Category Archives: Jackson Jambalaya

Kelly Williams: Wait for the Thud

Obamacare and Mississippi Power’s Kemper County Lignite Plant are a lot alike. Both are big expensive over-hyped complicated unworkable government experiments. Both are destructive. The Chicago Tribune (an unlikely critic) recently wrote this about Obamacare: “… it flunked Economics 101 and Human Nature 101.” It explains why and concludes with: “The next President and Congress […]

Update from court

Judge Larry Roberts upholds the three indictments against Hinds County District Attorney Robert Shuler Smith. Judge Roberts rejected a motion to disqualify attorney Jim Waide from representing the D. A. Follow updates on Twitter @kingfish1935. Sent from my BlackBerry 10 smartphone. Read More at Jackson Jambalaya

D.A. goes to war with Judge Weill

Note: The transcript of the May recording between Ivon Johnson and the D.A. is posted below.  There is a whole bunch of shucking the corn but nothing really substantive in it although the D.A. gripes a bit about Judge Weill.  Hinds County District Attorney Robert Shuler Smith subpoenaed Circuit Judge Jeff Weill’s staff attorney to […]

The Mayor sues Bracey for defamation

Jackson Mayor Tony Yarber responded to a sexual harassment lawsuit with both barrels blazing today.  Mayor Yarber answered  Kimberly Bracey’s federal complaint and then filed a counterclaim against her for defamation.  Mrs. Bracey was Mayor Yarber’s executive assistant and is married to Santore Bracey. Mayor Yarber charged in his counterclaim:At all times material and relevant, […]

Is the D.A. grandstanding or is he a victim?

Hinds County District Attorney Robert Shuler Smith is trying to keep a transcripts where he repeatedly uses the “N” word out of court.  Mr. Smith included several transcripts of recordings between him and former Assistant District Attorney Ivon Johnson in a motion to exclude tapes and transcripts that he filed last week.  A grand jury […]

Pediatric flu shots available at county health department

The Mississippi State Department of Health issued this press release:Pediatric Seasonal Flu Vaccine Now Available At All County Health DepartmentsJACKSON, Miss. – Pediatric flu shots are now available at all Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) county clinics.  Seasonal flu vaccination is recommended for anyone age six months and older. “The flu shot is absolutely […]

Dean Scott resigns

Mississippi College School of Law issued the following statement: Wendy Scott Resigns as Mississippi College Law DeanMississippi College School of Law Dean Wendy Scott is resigning, with plans to become a professor on the Jackson campus in January. The MC Law dean since August 2014, Scott will step down on December 1. Under her leadership, MC […]

Did the Web of Wright add another strand?

The Mississippi Department of Education awarded a $509,660 auditing contract to Clifton Larson Allen, LLP in September.  However, it appears this contract followed the same path as other contracts that were awarded to friends of Superintendent Dr. Carey Wright.MDE issued a request for proposals on August 1, 2016 (See page 24 in documents posted below.).  […]

Ostrich alert.

Our friend Kamikaze really did not like the bad news that was reported last week about Jackson Public Schools and Jackson State University.  Kaze posted on Facebook: Lemme tell yall summin…and listen good hear… I better not see some of yall getting on my timeline with that “We need to let some white folks run […]