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News in Rankin County, Mississippi

Rankin Co. residents not happy with superintendent resolution
Wed, 25 Mar 2015 16:17:31 -0700

A Superintendent saga happening in Rankin County comes after the school board voted to send a resolution to the state legislature changing how the superintendent is selected.

34 Years on the run... now back behind bars
Sun, 08 Mar 2015 10:32:16 -0700

He has been in the run for 34 years but a fugitive arrested in Utah is now back in custody in Mississippi. 

Rankin Co. Deputy saves little girl from choking
Mon, 16 Mar 2015 15:02:41 -0700

According to Sheriff Bryan Bailey, Strickland heard people screaming for help. He saw a group of people standing around a 9-year-old girl who was choking and not breathing. 

Woman flees traffic stop with children and drugs in vehicle
Sun, 15 Mar 2015 15:32:53 -0700

An Alabama woman is arrested after leading troopers on a brief chase in Rankin County with children and drugs in the vehicle.

Jackson man arrested for insurance fraud
Sun, 08 Mar 2015 12:49:36 -0700

A Jackson resident has been arrested for false pretense involving an insurance fraud case. Ernest Martell Day, 39, has been arrested by the Rankin County Sheriff's Office.

Little girl reunites with deputy who saved her from choking
Wed, 18 Mar 2015 20:02:33 -0700

Our cameras were rolling when 9-year-old Dee Dee Ward ran to the arms of Rankin County Deputy Daniel Strickland just 3 days after he saved her from choking.

Fire kills close to 24,000 chickens
Tue, 17 Mar 2015 05:17:33 -0700

Firefighters in Rankin County are on the scene of a fire that destroyed two chicken houses and threatened a home this morning on Warren Hill Road. 

Brandon teacher arrested at middle school
Sun, 08 Mar 2015 17:23:22 -0700

Authorities tell us he was arrested on charges of burglary of a dwelling out of Lowndes County. 

MDOC correctional officer charged with armed robbery
Sun, 08 Mar 2015 16:36:25 -0700

A Mississippi Department of Corrections employee is behind bars for armed robbery. MDOC says 22 year old Kelsey McInnis is currently a correctional officer who works in Rankin County at the Central Mississippi Correctional facility. 

Truck crashes into fire department
Sun, 08 Mar 2015 11:21:31 -0700

A driver hauling auto parts lost control of his vehicle Thursday evening and crashed into the side of the Langford Volunteer Fire Department in Rankin County.