JACKSON (Wednesday, Sept. 20, 8:50 p.m.) – Parchman escapee Ryan Young is now in custody, ending the manhunt that started early Monday when he and another inmate were discovered missing from the Mississippi State Penitentiary at Parchman.
JACKSON — Dr. David A. Chandler will retire as commissioner of the Mississippi Department of Child Protection Services on Sept. 15, and Gov. Phil Bryant announced on Tuesday that Mississippi Supreme Court Presiding Justice Jess H. Dickinson will succeed Chandler.
West Tallahatchie High School Principal Robert Skipper (center) meets with new seventh- and eighth-grade English and language arts teachers Malinda Mann (left) and Andrew Meyers. Students reported for their first day of classes Aug. 3. (Photo by Devona Jones)