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JACKSON (Tuesday, Sept. 19, 7:35 p.m.) – Escaped Parchman inmate James R. Sanders (pictured at left) is now in custody, while inmate Ryan Young, who fled with him, is still at large.

Sun-Sentinel columnist Lekeathia Hampton snapped this photo Monday morning of a Mississippi Department of Corrections roadblock south of Webb. Officers were searching for two escapees from the Mississippi State Penitentiary at Parchman.

JACKSON – The Mississippi Department of Corrections is seeking two inmates who have escaped the Mississippi State Penitentiary at Parchman.

Charleston Mayor Sedrick Smith is seen leading the way out of the starting gate during Saturday's second annual Charleston Mayor’s Bike-a-thon.

Three people have applied for the vacant position of police chief in the city of Charleston, City Clerk Ana Ealy said Tuesday, just minutes before the 5 p.m. deadline to submit an application.

Pam Locke of Oxford paints the Tallahatchie County Courthouse in Charleston during the Sept. 6-8 “Paint the Gateway to the Delta” paint out, sponsored by the Charleston Arts and Revitalization Effort.

Charleston accepting applications for police chief, but you'd better hurry — REALLY FAST!

By CLAY MCFERRIN,

Anyone who wishes to apply for the vacant police chief position in Charleston — a position that just became open a few days ago — had better do so by next Tuesday, Sept. 12, the deadline set by the Charleston Board of Commissioners for accepting applications.

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