JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - The Mississippi Supreme Court has agreed to referee a dispute between a Wilkinson County couple and ExxonMobil Corporation over an alleged alligator infestation. Tom Christmas and his wife argue they didn't discover the 84-plus alligators on land next to their homestead until four years after they bought the property in southwest Mississippi.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Former Mississippi Gov. Bill Allain will be buried in Natchez City Cemetery in a one-person mausoleum. The piece was being delivered to Natchez yesterday from the company that made it on the Mississippi Gulf Coast.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - The Mississippi Supreme Court has ordered a public reprimand for a Jackson County judge who issued contempt citations against three people who allegedly lied about delivering subpoenas in child support cases. The Supreme Court ruled that Jackson County Chancellor Neil Harris erred in July of 2010 when he found Guy Jernigan, Thomas Corey McDonald and Edwin Cheshire in contempt of court.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Southwest Airlines plans to close its operations at Jackson-Evers International Airport next year. The airline says operations there will cease on June 6. A company official says local demand no longer allows Southwest to profitably serve Jackson.
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