Pope Francis has won over many hearts and minds with his simple style and focus on serving the world’s poorest, but he has devastated traditionalist Catholics who adored his predecessor, Benedict XVI, for restoring much of the traditional pomp to the papacy.
In his most significant break with tradition yet, Pope Francis washed and kissed the feet of two young women at a juvenile detention center — a surprising departure from church rules that restrict the Holy Thursday ritual to men.
Six people have been indicted on federal charges related to a scheme to pocket refunds from the filing of false income tax returns involving former or current Mississippi inmates.
Former crematorium owner Mark Seepe is out of prison after serving less than two years of a ten-year sentence for personal use of advance funeral payments.
STARKVILLE — The Golden Triangle Planning and Development District Monday discussed resolutions for a pair of rural development grants that would help fund two Chevrolet Tahoe SUVs for transport and a back-hoe to be used in District 5.
JACKSON — Beginning in February, Mississippi inmates caught with cellphones will lose all privileges.