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News in Rankin County, Mississippi

McDaniel sues Rankin Co Circuit Clerk to see original voting records
Tue, 15 Jul 2014 13:18:09 -0700

Boyd's office says they were following instructions given by the Secretary of State's Office to remove all personal information of voters.

5 year old found with meth in pockets, mom arrested
Wed, 09 Jul 2014 23:26:31 -0700

A 12 year old told investigators that her mom told her to hide the drugs.

Rankin Co. Sheriff makes 15 prostitution arrests (Slideshow included)
Tue, 24 Jun 2014 05:56:22 -0700

The Rankin County Sheriff's Office, the Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics, the Pearl Police Department and the Richland Police Department assisted the FBI Jackson Office with Operation Cross Country VIII.

Jackson man sentenced for abuse of vulnerable person
Wed, 02 Jul 2014 05:26:43 -0700

Twenty-three year-old Joshua Mitchell of Jackson has pleaded guilty to felony abuse of a vulnerable person in Rankin County Circuit Court.  He admitted striking a patient at Hudspeth Regional Center, fracturing the victims' jaw.

Nurse and daughter of schools’ attorney issued demand for non-work
Tue, 01 Jul 2014 05:31:01 -0700

BRANDON — The Mississippi auditor is demanding that a Rankin County School District nurse repay more than $16,000 for taking days off that were not reported in school leave records.

Hinds Commissioner, A Cochran Relative, Denies Destroying Runoff Records
Thu, 10 Jul 2014 12:05:12 -0700

Joe Nosef, the chairman of the Mississippi Republican Party, said in a statement to media outlets this morning that True the Vote is making a mockery of the legal system and that he plans a countersuit.

"Crystal Meth Mom" still jailed in Rankin County
Wed, 16 Jul 2014 11:02:22 -0700

Margaret Lopez Carillo is under a 50-thousand dollar bond in county court and a 51-thousand dollar bond in justice court and has been ordered not have contact with her children, ages five and 12.

More than a dozen face prostitution charges in Rankin Co.
Tue, 24 Jun 2014 07:34:03 -0700

At least 15 people are facing prostitution charges in Rankin County as part of a national operation.

MS consumers be aware when shopping online
Tue, 24 Jun 2014 21:43:32 -0700

The Better Business Bureau of Mississippi has, for the past month, received an increasing amount of complaints from consumers concerning their online purchases.

McDaniel turns to Supreme Court in bid to count votes
Tue, 15 Jul 2014 07:01:03 -0700

JACKSON — U.S. Senate challenger Chris McDaniel is taking his quest to view original voting records to the Mississippi Supreme Court. McDaniel asked yesterday for an emergency order forcing Harrison County Circuit Clerk Gayle Parker to let him see original copies of poll books.