6 days ago
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Man suffers serious injuries after crash in Jackson County

This afternoon a motorcycle accident on Interstate 10 in Jackson County has left a man with life-threatening injuries. According to Highway Patrol Spokesman Chase Elkins, the man was thrown from his motorcycle while heading westbound on Interstate 10 near mile marker 52. Elkins says at around 1:15 p.m. the man veered off the road to […]
7 days ago
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Search for Murder Suspect

According to officials with The Jackson County Sheriff’s Department, the man found in a freezer in the Latimer Community died of strangulation. An autopsy performed Wednesday on 65 year old Jery Kirkendall revealed he was strangled. Jackson county authorities believe the man who committed that crime, Thomas Stafford, is still on the run and he […]
7 days ago
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Autopsy Results Reveal Cause of Death For Jackson County Murder Victim

Today Jackson County Sheriff Mike Ezell released the cause of death for the Latimer man found in a freezer this past Monday. Autopsy results revealed that 65 year-old Jerry Floyd Kirkendall was strangled in a home he rented in Jackson County. The man accused of killing him is 40 year-old Thomas Stafford. A Capital Murder […]
1 week ago
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Investigators searching for person of interest after man found dead inside a freezer

Jackson County investigators are piecing together evidence after a body was found inside of a freezer in a Latimer home. During a press conference today, Jackson County Sheriff Mike Ezell told media that they are now hunting a person of interest. According to Sheriff Ezell, the victim and the person of interest are both males […]
1 week ago
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Body found inside a freezer in Jackson County

Authorities are investigating a possible murder in Jackson County after a body was found inside a freezer. Authorities responded around 6:30 this morning to the 14,000 block of Althea Street in the Virginia City area of Latimer. Officials with the Jackson County Sheriff’s Department are searching for one person of interest at this time. The […]
2 weeks ago
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Jackson County town hall meeting

Tonight in Vancleave, a bit of confusion took a town hall meeting off course. Residents came out with questions and concerns about the Highway 57 bypass which has been in the planning stages for years. Many had to give up land for the bypass and now the project has been halted due to a lack […]
2 weeks ago
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District 5 town hall meeting in Jackson County

Tonight one Jackson County supervisor wants to hear from his constituents. District 5 Supervisor Randy Bosarge is holding a town hall meeting to talk about the upcoming projects in his district. He will focus on projects mainly in Vancleave. Sheriff Mike Ezell and the director of the Jackson County Utility Authority are invited. The town […]
3 weeks ago
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Jackson County road improvements

Jackson County officials reveal potential improvements for the 4.4 mile stretch of Ocean Springs road between Highway 90 and Highway 57. Officials started an enhancement study a few months back to analyze the existing roadway conditions on the popular cut through street. Residents had the opportunity to view future plans for the roadway during a […]
3 weeks ago
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Jackson County road improvements

Jackson County residents are providing ideas for the 4.4 miles of Ocean Springs Road set for reconstruction. News 25’s Kendra Turley joins us from the Ocean Springs Civic Center with more from tonight’s public open house meeting.
3 weeks ago
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Former Sheriff’s Deputy Sentenced

A former Jackson County Sheriff’s Deputy will spend the next forty years behind bars. 48-year old Jason McGrath was sentenced to 40 years, day for day, on four counts of sexual battery and one count Of touching of a child for lustful purposes. After he is released, he will serve ten years on post release […]