More Mississippi Articles

  • Nine years later, Hurricane Katrina recovery funds still being audited

    About $3.6 million of the grants weren't needed by local authorities and should be put to better use by FEMA somewhere else, said the Department of Homeland Security Inspector General in a government watchdog report.

  • Judge dismisses Chris McDaniel's challenge of runoff results

    Judge Hollis McGehee sided with Sen. Thad Cochran's legal team. They had asked McGehee to dismiss the case because McDaniel did not file it within the period designated under Mississippi law.

  • ISA TanTec to create 366 jobs at Miss. tannery

    VICKSBURG, Miss. (AP) — Warren County has bought a building for German tannery company ISA TanTec's its first American tannery in Mississippi. The company, which currently has tanneries in Vietnam and China, is investing $10.1 million and plans to hire 366 people over five years. The company...

  • Chris McDaniel's court date may come too late to matter

    The Mississippi state senator, who lost a Republican primary runoff to Sen. Thad Cochran in late June, will get a hearing on his legal challenge on Sept. 16 -- just four days before absentee voting begins in the general election. 

  • Vicksburg port operator gets 6-month extension

    VICKSBURG, Miss. (AP) — Kinder Morgan and the Warren County Port Commission have agreed to a six-month extension of the company's current contract to operate port facilities. The Vicksburg Post ( ) reports the decision allows more time for the company to recruit customers...

  • It's time to close shop, Chris McDaniel

    The latest development in Mississippi state Sen. Chris McDaniel's ongoing effort to prove that Sen. Thad Cochran, R-Miss., supposedly stole the June primary run-off election with "irregular" votes is just embarrassing.

From the Weekly Standard