Former Rep. Ashley Henley ‘Murdered’ By Gunshot Outside Trailer Where Sister-In-Law Died, Officials Say
Authorities are investigating the murder of former Mississippi House Rep. Ashley Henley. Her body was found outside the remains of a trailer where her sister-in-law was found dead after a December fire.
Two overlapping topics in the hour-long show really struck me: Kiese Laymon calling out the ongoing racism and sexism in Mississippi, and, yes, the patriarchal traditions here that keep women out of power, the spotlight, well-paid positions and well-funded opportunity, and far from most political commentary and strategy, regardless of our experience and expertise.
The City of Jackson has completed repairs on the Siwell Road Well in south Jackson, the first of two wells in the Jackson Maddox Well System to receive a full replacement after mid-May failures left thousands in the Jackson metropolitan area with low water pressure, potentially unsafe for consumption.