Aggregated Mississippi News Articles
- Retired Mississippi police dog rescued from animal shelter as handler gets demotion
A Mississippi cop has been demoted from the K9 unit to patrol duty after taking his retired four-legged partner to an animal shelter to be put up for adoption.
Robert Gearty. Fox News. Sun, 16 Dec 2018 20:58:59 GMT.
- Suspected mercy killer, 70, 'shot dead his wife at rehab center after begged him to end her life'
Thomas Ballenger, a retired firefighter, surrendered himself to authorities after his wife Rebecca, 70, was found dead of multiple bullet wounds on Tuesday night in Clinton, Mississippi.
Daily Mail. Fri, 14 Dec 2018 08:09:23 GMT.
- Death row inmate seeks execution; judge to decide competency
A Mississippi judge will decide whether a death row inmate who says he wants to be executed is mentally competent to waive all his appeals.
Jeff Amy. Fox News. Fri, 14 Dec 2018 02:39:28 GMT.
- Alloy ingredient firm sets $10M Mississippi plant, hiring 25
BURNSVILLE, Miss. (AP) - A maker of steel and aluminum alloy ingredients is opening a plant in northeast Mississippi. Traxys Cometals Processing announced Thursday that it's investing $10 million and will hire 25 workers. ...
Washington Times. Thu, 13 Dec 2018 17:38:57 -0500.
- Mississippi man gets 32 years in prison for shooting death of son, wounding of niece, both of Waukegan
A man faces 32 years in prison after pleading guilty in Mississippi to killing his son and wounding his niece, both of whom were from Waukegan. ...
The Associated Press. Chicago Tribune. Wed, 12 Dec 2018 06:25:00 PST.
- Mississippi mayor accused of stealing water payments
JONESTOWN, Miss. (AP) - A small-town mayor in the Mississippi Delta is accused of stealing money that residents paid for their water bills and water line repairs. ...
Washington Times. Tue, 11 Dec 2018 17:54:18 -0500.
- GOP Rep Set to Enter 2019 Race for Miss. Governor
A first-term Republican state lawmaker is set to start his 2019 campaign for Mississippi governor, although he says he hasn't started raising money.
Newsmax. Tue, 11 Dec 2018 07:11:09 EDT.
- Ole Miss hires MacIntyre as def. coordinator
Mississippi has hired former Colorado head coach Mike MacIntyre to be its new defensive coordinator.
Associated Press. ABC News. Mon, 10 Dec 2018 23:38:58 GMT.
- Huge Winter Storm Clobbers Southern US States
An enormous early winter storm is clobbering the southern U.S. with snow, ice, and strong winds. More than 20 million people from Virginia to Georgia and west to parts of Mississippi are under storm warnings and watches. ...
Voice of America. Sun, 09 Dec 2018 17:15:09 -0500.
- Seven arrested and charged with voting fraud in Mississippi town known for election skulduggery
In a town that calls itself the Hollywood of Mississippi, people say for years they've been hearing tales of dirty politics worthy of a movie script, like campaigns buying votes with cash or beer. ...
Associated Press. Los Angeles Times. Sat, 8 Dec 2018 17:20:00 PST.
Mississippi Population Trends and Information Resources
The U. S. Census Bureau estimates the population of Mississippi as follows:
|Date||Estimated Population||Yearly % Change|
|July 1, 2016||2,988,726||-0.02|
|July 1, 2015||2,989,390||-0.10|
|July 1, 2014||2,992,400||0.06|
|July 1, 2013||2,990,482||0.19|
|July 1, 2012||2,984,945||0.23|
|July 1, 2011||2,978,162||0.26|
|July 1, 2010||2,970,322|| |
According to the 2010 census, the population of Mississippi was 2,967,297.
In 2008, the estimated population of Mississippi was 2,938,618, whereas
in 2006, the population of Mississippi was about 2,896,713.
For detailed, up-to-date information about Mississippi's demographics,
visit the U.S. Census Bureau's
QuickFacts about Mississippi
web page. For maps of Mississippi,
visit this Mississippi Map
The photograph above shows the state capitol building
in Jackson, Mississippi.
Mississippi newspaper publishers
are listed here, along with their
addresses, phone numbers, and website links;
names, descriptions, and
website links are listed on this page.
More information about Mississippi
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