Come see Deanna Tisdale sing Thursday night.

Time to take a break from all things politics.  Ms. Deanna Tisdale will perform in a recital at Belhaven College Thursday night.  She is the daughter of Alice Tisdale and  the late Charles Tisdale. She just completed her studies as a classical Soprano at  the Boston Conservatory in Music Performance. The program and her bio […]

Lewis to Graham: “Screw you”

Hinds County District 4 Constable Jon Lewis minced no words in responding to District 1 Supervisor Robert Graham’s insinuation that Mr. Lewis let three individuals into the courthouse on election night. Mr. Lewis sent Mr. Graham an email this afternoon that simply stated “screw you”. Hinds County Supervisor Robert Graham said he was “shocked” to […]

St. Louis Fed: Stimulus didn’t stimulate

The St. Louis Branch of the Federal Reserve said most jobs created by the 2009 Recovery Act were “primarily in government.”  $821 billion and the taxpayers got little more than a lousy t-shirt.  The St. Louis Fed reported:It is estimated that at the one-year mark following the start of the stimulus, 166,000 of the 682,000 […]

Kior lays off more employees

The Associated Press reported tonight: JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – Biofuel maker KiOR is laying off employees as it idles its Mississippi refinery, intensifying questions about the future of the cash-strapped company.The company said Wednesday that it has cut 18 employees. KiOR, based in Pasadena, Texas, said 55 employees remain at the Columbus plant.”Given the company’s […]

Oxford Deputy Clerk indicted

State Auditor Stacey Pickering issued the following press release:Oxford Deputy City Clerk Indicted JACKSON- State Auditor Stacey Pickering announced today that Alisa Liggins, Deputy City Clerk in Oxford, has been indicted on one count of embezzlement. Liggins was booked at the Lafayette County Sheriff’s Office yesterday and released on $5,000 bond.  Liggins, 46, is accused […]

WSJ: Health insurance premiums to rise and fall

Are health insurance rates rising? Is the Afforadable Care Act responsible? The Wall Street Journal reported: Hundreds of thousands of consumers nationwide who bought insurance plans under the Affordable Care Act will face a choice this fall: swallow higher premiums to stay in their plan, or save money by switching.That is the picture emerging from […]

Fund-raising time for JJ

It’s that time of year again. Thank you very much for your support of Jackson Jambalaya and for reading this blog over the years. Who would have thought a website that started as a little ole blog back in 2007 would become a leading news and commentary website in Mississippi seven years later. Jackson Jambalaya […]