GAUTIER, Miss. (AP) - Gautier residents who attended a meeting opposed a five-animal limit in the city's proposed animal control ordinance. Many of the 60 residents who attended the discussion at Gautier City Hall yesterday said they were concerned about the proposed change.
TUPELO, Miss. (AP) - John Gillentine has pleaded not guilty to a DUI death charge in Lee County Circuit Court. The 27-year-old Tupelo man is charged in an Aug. 2 accident in which police say the vehicle he was driving struck and killed Betty Montgomer.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Jackson City Council member Tony Yarber and local attorney Regina Quinn have announced they will be running in the April 8 special election to complete the term of the late Chokwe Lumumba. Lumumba died Feb. 25 at age 66 from what the Hinds County coroner described as natural causes.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - A big pay raise for Mississippi's 82 sheriffs is close to becoming law. The Senate passed House Bill 1409 yesterday. It would raise sheriffs' pay if the governor signs it.
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