It’s becoming increasingly difficult to channel my frustration at our state government into words for this column each week. The frustration and anger are still there, but it’s hard focusing on it enough to make a coherent argument. It’s more than hard; it’s exhausting.
Turkey Creek Water Park is back up and running after a bout with blue algae caused park staff to temporarily shut down the lake as a precautionary measure.
Park Manager Pam Engle said she took a sample of the lake water to Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality last Monday to confirm the lake was clear.
A Newton County man has been charged with murder after a shooting incident Wednesday night in the Pine Bluff community that left one man dead.
Chief Deputy Kris Hollingsworth said deputies responded to the home of Kennard Nichols, 42, in the 3600 block of Pine Bluff Road Wednesday at 8:48 p.m.