MORTON, Miss.–Imagine you own a house that you’re renting out and two of your tenants get into a fight. You kick one of them out, then the house burns down. That’s what happened in Morton Tuesday. Here are some news briefs to get you over that big hump in the middle of the week:
By John Mott Coffey, with News Mississippi affiliate WQNZ
NATCHEZ, Miss.–The Adams County Board of Supervisors on Monday barred the public from discussions about the bankrupt, county-owned Natchez Regional Medical Center’s efforts pay its debts.
GULFPORT, Miss.–If you have any info on victims of William Richard Pryor, who was arrested last week on charges he took Mississippi kids to other states and molested them, you should call the FBI. Three more people have come forward since last week.
JACKSON, Miss.–In the race for U.S. Senate, as of Tuesday three names will appear on the ballot, and they do not include state Sen. Chris McDaniel. The state election commission is moving forward with Thad Cochran as the Republican candidate.
WEST POINT, Miss.–The Clay County Grand Jury will have the discretion to add hate crime charges in the assault of Ralph Weems at the Huddle House over the weekend, said a statement from the West Point police. The FBI is assisting in rooting out the truth.
YAZOO, Miss.- Police are investigating a car accident that left a man dead Monday night. The car accident may not have been exactly an accident though.