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Daily Brief for Wednesday January 13

 

Ask and you shall receive.

Councilman Kenneth Stokes getting the support of his fellow councilman in condemning police chases by outside jurisdictions into Jackson. The council voted to ban it. This was the first council meeting since councilman Stokes made the controversial remarks that people should throw rocks and bricks at police officers chasing suspects into Jackson.

More indictments following the deaths of two Hattiesburg police officers.

Earlier in the week they indicted Joane Calloway and Broderick Varnado. Yesterday, they indicted six more, one of them a teenager.
Some of the charges against the six include hindering of the prosecution. Which means, in a way, they helped out the killers following the shooting.
So far, Eight people have been charged in the may 9th murders of officers Benjamin Deen and Liquori Tate.

A record breaking donation to help your kids if they’re ever sick and need Blair E. Batson children’s hospital.

A big check for just over a million dollars made out to Mississippi’s only children’s hospital, thanks to the Sanderson Farms PGA tour championship.
Even though the gameplay in October was almost a complete washout with days of rain surrounding the tournament, more money was raised than ever before.
The PGA tour recently signed a deal committing ten years to Mississippi and the Jackson Country Club.

It was close but no cigar for the Mississippi State Bulldogs.

State fell to No. 14 Kentucky 80-74, last night at Rupp Arena.
The Bulldogs nearly erased a 20-point deficit in the second half but within the final two minutes, State had to start fouling and Kentucky was too good on the line for MSU comeback.
This is the Bulldogs third straight loss and leaves them at 7-8 for the year.
Next up, a 2:30 Saturday tip off against Tennessee.

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