The Justice Department announced today that it has opened a civil pattern or practice investigation into the City of Lexington, Mississippi, and the Lexington Police Department (LPD). Lexington is a town of approximately... Read More.
An Attala County Deputy performed a traffic stop on a Lexington firefighter Wednesday afternoon that yielded a large amount of marijuana.The vehicle was pulled over by a deputy on Hwy 12 near the McAdams area. The Attala County Sheriff's Office says 100+ grams of... Read More.
Civil rights advocates say in a federal lawsuit that police have “terrorized” residents in a small Mississippi town by subjecting them to false arrests, excessive force and intimidation.The civil rights organization JULIAN is seeking a temporary restraining order against Lexington’s police department to “demand... Read More.
Independence Day became payday for one lucky Mississippi Lottery player who won $50,000 on a Powerball® ticket in the Monday, July 4, drawing.The player matched four out of five white balls and the Powerball. The winning Powerball numbers from Monday night’s drawing were: 15-16-24-31-56... Read More.
The town of Lexington in Holmes County has set a curfew.The order states that no one is to be outside between the hours of 9:00 pm and 5:00 am.All businesses must close by 9:00 pm.The order states that the curfew will be strictly enforced... Read More.