BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Four men who escaped from a Mississippi jail are back in custody nearly 24 hours after they escaped, authorities said Saturday.
Captured Friday night at a gas station in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, were Antonio Reyes, Samuel Sims and Hunter Wiginton as well as an accomplice, Louisiana State Police said.
CORINTH, Miss (AP) — Four men escaped from a Mississippi jail early Friday by cutting a hole in the facility's roof, authorities said.
Security camera footage shows the inmates running east from the prison toward the National Guard Armory in Corinth around 2 a.m., said Alcorn County Sheriff Ben Caldwell.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Three students at the University of Mississippi, for the first time, have been awarded Goldwater Scholarships in a single year.
Ethan Lambert, of Corinth, Mississippi; Reinhard “Matt” Knerr, of Paducah, Kentucky; and Alexandria “Ally” Watrous, of Lexington, Kentucky, all members of the Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors College, have become the university’s 19th, 20th and 21st winners.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — More than $3 million in grants have been awarded to 18 preservation and restoration projects in Mississippi.
The Board of Trustees of the Mississippi Department of Archives and History announced the awards Friday on behalf of the Community Heritage Preservation Grant program.