Rooted in Unity and Defiance, Operation Shoestring Innovates to Serve Children During Pandemic
The Shoestring team not only worried for themselves and their own families as the pandemic ascended, but for the children of high-poverty Georgetown and MidCity neighborhoods in Jackson where the organization has been providing support for 53 years. Its goals are to ensure access to education, health and self-sufficiency services for Jackson Public Schools students in grades pre-K through 12.
Lafayette County Lake Levee in Danger As City of Oxford Floods
A levee may burst on the edge of Oxford, the Lafayette County Fire Department has warned since Wednesday, but much of the town is facing flooding with or without it.
Special Master Favors State Plan To Overhaul Mississippi’s Mental Health System, But Adds Oversight
Dr. Michael Hogan, the court-appointed special master advising Judge Carlton Reeves on Mississippi’s ailing mental-health system, has recommended the court adopt many of the State’s proposed remediations for fixing the system