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BALDWYN, Miss.–A fire at an apartment complex in Baldwyn started around 8:30 Tuesday night. Several fire departments were called. The fire had spread to several units of the Garden View Apartments near Baldwyn High School.
IUKA, Miss.–At first Francine Angel was mad about being shot in the left ear. She told police that Herbert Bennett did it and he was arrested. The grand jury in Tishamingo County indicted the 58-year-old on attempted murder charges in February 2014.
JACKSON, Miss.–Some families in Mississippi are saving a lot right now because of much lower gas prices. The state average for Wednesday morning was $1.94. While that’s helping police departments, school districts and anyone who pays for transportation, there are also people who are being hurt by the low prices.
WASHINGTON, D.C.–Only 104 high schools students from across the nation who will take part in the 2015 Washington Week. Two of those are from Mississippi. As delegates, the Mississippi students will be awarded a $5,000 undergraduate college scholarship from the Hearst Foundation, which funds the entire program.
WASHINGTON, D.C.–A bill that would limit how long U.S. Senators and representatives could serve in DC, an anti-abortion bill and an anti-Obama Care bill were all filed this week by Rep. Steven Palazzo, a Republican who represents Mississippi’s 4th District.
KOSCIUSKO, Miss.–Last Thursday someone decided to try and pry back the burglar bars at Central Mississippi Firearms in Kosciusko. Inside the store, you guessed it, a whole bunch of guns. The burglars didn’t get it. They ran when the alarm went off.
JACKSON, Miss.–There’s some good news about a kid who was trapped under water for over five minutes. She’s okay and the doctors said this weekend that she could head to the house. Here are some news briefs to kicks start the work week:
JACKSON, Miss.–Your yard is actually one of the most valuable parts of your property. It breathes and makes the environment around where you live healthier, and that’s one reason to go ahead and start to make sure it has a good, healthy year.
HORN LAKE, Miss.–The cheapest place you can buy gas in Mississippi today is in Horn Lake, at the Exxon, where it’s $1.55, according to gasbuddy.com. That’s far below the state average of $1.94, which is well below the national average of $2.12 for a gallon. But, Mississippi is far from having the cheapest average gas price.