WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Senators Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) and Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) on Jan. 12 announced that projects to preserve and highlight the civil rights movement in two Mississippi counties will receive $550,000 in federal grant money.
UPDATE: Friday, April 21, 2017, 8:50 p.m.
The state inmate who had escaped Wednesday night from the Tallahatchie County Sheriff's Work Center in Sumner was captured shortly before 7:30 Friday night.