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Clarion-Ledger Indexes
 YEAR 1999 A-Z 


A
  • AAP Staff Services
    • State health department ends contract with employment agency
      • Issuing bad checks, 5/6/99, 1B
  • Aaron Henry Park
    • Resident wants softball field reopened, 11/9/99, 6B
  • AARP
    • New state leader Dorothy Grames focuses on health issues, 8/7/99, 2B
  • Abner's
    • Oxford restaurant opens second site in Starkville, 3/22/99, 8C
  • Abortion, Jackson
    • New Woman Medical Center threat case goes to jury, 11/2/99, 4B; 11/3/99, 1B
  • Abortion, Jackson SEE McMillan, Roy
  • Abortion, Mississippi
    • Right to Life and chastity group protest at women's clinic, 7/18/99, 1B
    • Strict laws credited with low figures, 8/8/99, 1B
    • With incarceration of Dr. Joseph Booker number of providers dwindling, 12/8/99, 1B
  • Abortion, US
    • States lose court fight over late-term abortions, 9/25/99, 1A
  • Abraham, Sara SEE Christian Crosses Inc
  • Abraham, Todd
    • Man found dead in 11th floor apartment at Magnolia Towers, 8/18/99, 3B; 8/19/99, 4B
  • Absentee voting
    • State law gets federal approval, 6/18/99, 1B
  • Academy Day
    • National military academies recognize Mississippi recruits, 4/25/99, 1B
  • Access Health Systems
    • 1 of Mississippi's 2 HMOs pulls out of state, 11/10/99, 1B
  • Access Mississippi
    • Database will aid in charity giving, 11/7/99, 1B
  • Ackerman, Paul
    • Ex-mental health care executive pleads guilty after Medicaid audit, 9/8/99, 1B
  • ACT SEE American College Testing (ACT)
  • Action Lane
    • Company adds new furniture lines, more jobs, 5/18/99, 1C
  • Adams, Cal SEE McRae, Chuck
  • Adams, Jon SEE Stardust Cabaret
  • Adams, Kelsey
    • Clinton child to represent March of Dimes, 1/19/99, 1A
  • Adams, Les
    • Ex-Explorer Scout arrested on arson charges, 7/13/99, 1A; 7/14/99, 2B; 7/15/99, 2B; 7/28/99, 2B
  • AdamsVision USA SEE Varnado, Christine
  • Address America
    • Ridgeland producer of signs for homes, 10/25/99, 8C
  • Adolescent and Child Tobacco Treatment and Research Center
    • At Medical Mall, 10/30/99, 1B
  • Adopt-A-Highway Program
    • Kelly Dabbs Realty adds section in Clinton, 7/2/99, 2B
  • Adopt-A-Pet Day
    • Sponsored by PetsMart, 10/4/99, 1B
  • Adopt-a-School program
    • 2 Jackson schools hope for partnership, 8/5/99, 2B
  • Adult entertainment centers
    • Pearl officials zone special area, 3/19/99, 2B
    • Richland pins hopes on club regulation, 4/17/99, 2B
    • Zoning is new focus in Jackson, 7/6/99, 1A
  • Advanced Health Systems
    • Many physicians refuse to be part of state employees' insurance coverage, 11/21/99, 1A
    • State employees' insurance still has many kinks, 12/12/99, 1A; 12/30/99, 1A, 12/31/99, 1B
  • Aeolian Apartments
    • 75-year old downtown apartment complex to be razed, 5/12/99, 3B
  • Aerial mapping
    • Hinds County project stalled by imaging problems, 3/10/99, 1B
  • Aetna
    • Richard Scruggs joins class action suit against HMO, 10/8/99, 1A
  • African Americans, Mississippi
    • 5-year heart study by JSU, Tougaloo and UMC, 6/9/99, 1A
    • Group to form millennium agenda, 1/9/99, 1B
    • Town meeting calls for 'true freedom', 1/10/99, 1B
  • African Americans, US
    • Blacks slow to invest in stock market, 5/28/99, 1C
    • Growing number researching family history, 8/18/99, 1E
  • African World Network Orgainzation
    • Black farmers in Delta trade with Africa, 2/2/99, 1C
  • African-American Multicultural Museum and Center
    • Funds sought for Canton museum, 3/9/99, 2B
  • Ageless Heroes
    • Mississippians to be honored for community service, 1/26/99, 1E
    • Natchez woman Harriet Smith honored in Chicago, 5/19/99, 1A
  • Agricultural census
    • 1997 census yields Mississippi farming statistics, 2/14/99, 1C
  • Agriculture
    • In 20th century state agriculture reaped with boom in technology, 12/29/99, 1C
  • Aguillon, Joel
    • Texas man killed in argument over money with Chey Johnson, 9/30/99, 6B
  • AIDS/HIV
    • 6 HIV-infected Delta residents have put 100 at risk, 6/9/99, 4B
    • ACLU says state's prisoners don't get proper treatment, 3/9/99, 1A; 3/23/99, 4B; 7/17/99, 1A
    • ACLU wants Ron Welch ousted as advocate for prisoners with AIDS, 12/26/99, 1B
    • Care called abysmal for prison inmates with AIDS, 2/27/99, 1A; 3/25/99, 1B; 3/27/99, 1B
    • Embattled inmates rights lawyer Ron Welch now supports ACLU's position, 3/23/99, 1A; 4/2/99, 1B
    • Emergency HIV fund given $18,000, 1/2/99, 1B
    • Grace House for HIV-positive and AIDS infected residents, 11/22/99, 1B
    • HeARTS Against AIDS gala, 5/27/99, 1B
    • HIV-positive babies find loving homes, 3/7/99, 1A
    • JSU awarded grant to fight spread of AIDS in African-American community, 10/16/99, 1B
    • Local activist group Project Connect headed by Eugene Jackson Jr., 11/30/99, 1E
    • Making a panel eases Meme Porter's pain over loss of son, 5/1/99, 1B
    • Memorandums perpetuate myth about discarded contaminated needles, 5/19/99, 1A; 5/20/99, 1A
    • Prisons' policy called 'disturbing' by health official, 3/26/99, 1B; 6/26/99, 1A; 9/17/99, 4B
    • Rural areas of state not immune, health expert says, 4/15/99, 3B
    • Women With a Mission AIDS Forum
      • AIDS growing among black women, 5/22/99, 4B
    • World AIDS day, 11/29/99, 1B
  • AIDS/HIV SEE ALSO Carter, Phillip
  • AIDS/HIV SEE ALSO MidSouth HIV/AIDS Conference
  • Aim for Success Youth Seminar
    • Teenage abstinence, 2/6/99, 2B
  • Air bags
    • Air bag theft growing national problem, 1/17/99, 1B
  • Air conditioning
    • It has changed the way of living in the South, 2/1/99, 1D
  • Aircraft accidents, Jackson
    • Stunt flyer Douglass Watts killed at air show at Hawkins Field, 4/18/99, 1B
  • Aircraft accidents, Leake County
    • Louisiana doctor Edwin Brown killed, 9/12/99, 1B; 9/13/99, 1B; 9/27/99, 2B
  • Aircraft accidents, Louisville
    • Crash in dense fog kills Frank Parker of Tupelo, 9/28/99, 3B
  • Aircraft accidents, Madison County
    • Ultralight plane crashes at Reservoir; pilot unhurt, 9/26/99, 7B
  • Aircraft accidents, Neshoba County
    • 2 die as helicopter crashes, 11/28/99, 1B; 11/29/99, 4B
  • Aircraft accidents, New York
    • Among 217 dead in Egyptian Air crash is West Point, Ms couple, 11/1/99, 1A, 12C
  • Aircraft accidents, Tupelo
    • 2 lawyers survive crash into cornfield, 7/30/99, 7B
  • Aircraft accidents, Vicksburg
    • 4 Louisiana residents killed near airport, 5/9/99, 1A, 14A; 5/10/99, 1B; 5/11/99, 4B
  • Airline tickets
    • Airlines offering special summer rates online, 6/12/99, 1C
  • Airplane accidents SEE Aircraft accidents
  • Airport Metroplex
    • Fast-growing development east of Airport Rd, 10/20/99, 1C
    • New commercial development in Pearl, 2/18/99, 1C`
  • Airport parkway SEE Metro Jackson Parkway
  • Airports, Mississippi
    • Many smaller airports lack adequate fire protection, union says, 4/25/99, 1C
  • AJ's
    • Restaurant review, 10/28/99, 4F
  • Alabama sturgeon SEE Tenn/Tom Waterway
  • Albertson's
    • Battle with Jitney Jungle over northeast Jackson site enters 4th year, 5/11/99, 1C; 7/2/99, 1C
  • Alcohol sales, Hinds County
    • Sale to teenagers and DUIs targeted during holidays, 12/18/99, 1B
  • Alcohol sales, Mississippi
    • Computer glitch delays delivery of stock to stores, 11/23/99, 1C
  • Alcorn State University
    • $600,000 grant to boost doctoral science degrees, 7/10/99, 4B
    • 100-year old diploma on display, 5/15/99, 1B
    • Library construction to be finished in 2000, 5/13/99, 1B
  • Alderman, Theodore
    • Jackson firefighter faces 3rd domestic violence charge in 14 months, 12/9/99, 1B
  • Alford, James E
    • Brookhaven native's Civil War book 'Letters From the Front', 1/3/99, 5G
  • Algebra
    • Selected 7th-grade students would receive high school credit, 12/11/99, 1B
  • Algebra Project, 1/15/99, 7B
  • Allen, Nathan
    • Student heads Millsaps College's chapter of Habitat for Humanity, 7/12/99, 1B
  • Allergy and Asthma Network/Mothers of Asthmatics
    • Meeting at Baptist Hospital, 3/23/99, 1E
  • Alliant Techsystems
    • Iuka plant plans to add employees, 7/25/99, 2B
  • Allstate Insurance Co
    • To close Jackson office, 11/11/99, 1A, 1C; 12/11/99, 1C
  • Alpha K-9 Training Center
    • Jackson
      • Training of police dogs, 11/8/99, 1B
  • Alta Woods Subdivision
    • Residents may impose tax to be used to spruce up area, 11/8/99, 1A
  • Alzheimer's disease
    • Task force proposes recommendations for health providers, 3/9/99, 1B; 8/24/99, 1A, 4A
  • American Ballet Theatre
    • Performs 'Don Quixote' in Jackson, 11/7/99, 10G; 11/12/99, 4B
  • American Bankers Insurance Group
    • Under scrutiny by state insurance dept, 3/14/99, 1C
  • American Boychoir
    • At Galloway United Methodist Church, 1/31/99, 7G
  • American Cancer Society
    • Hinds County Relay for Life
      • Runner Melody Logan, 5/31/99, 1B
    • Madison County chapter's annual signature fund raiser, 4/21/99, 2B
  • American College Testing (ACT)
    • Average state score unchanged, 8/18/99, 1B
  • American flag
    • Flag Day; proper flag etiquette, 6/11/99, 1E
  • American Management Systems
    • State sues company over income tax software that doesn't work, 5/1/99, 1A; 5/12/99, 1B
  • American Medical Response
    • SEE Emergency medical service, Hinds County
  • American Movie Classics
    • Talent search among high school students in Rankin County, 3/9/99, 1E
  • Americorps
    • Mississippi's largest class graduates at JSU ceremony, 8/28/99, 1B
  • AmeriCorps
    • Offers enriching programs to children at Mary C. Jones Center, 11/18/99, 1B
    • Volunteers recruited in Jackson area, 3/19/99, 7B
  • Amerigo
    • Restaurant review, 4/1/99, 4F
  • AmerMail
    • Jackson company believes in the power of 'snail mail', 7/26/99, 6C
  • Amos Network
    • Religious group delivers meals to elderly in Jackson, 8/15/99, 1B; 8/26/99, 1B
  • AmSouth Bancorporation SEE Deposit Guaranty
  • Amstutz, Wendell
    • Youth behavior specialist speaks at Ward 2 youth and families breakfast, 5/1/99, 1B
  • Amtrak
    • High-speed rail service through state is top of agenda at meeting, 4/1/99, 1C; 12/29/99, 1A
    • Self-sufficiency by 2002, or possible liquidation, 2/23/99, 1C; 4/8/99, 1C
  • Amtrak SEE ALSO Railroad service
  • Ancient and Mystic Order of Melchizedek, 7/24/99, 1E
  • Anderson, Corinne
    • Tougaloo dean heads National Federation of Democratic Women, 6/10/99, 4B
  • Anderson, James
    • Jackson medical pioneer to be honored, 5/8/99, 5B
  • Anderson, Walter O and Walter P
    • Meridian phychiatrist and his son charged with medicare fraud, 6/30/99, 4B
  • Anemone, Louis SEE Crime rate, Jackson (1999)---Crime study...
  • Angina SEE Transmyocardial revascularization
  • Animal control
    • Hinds County law not enforced, residents say, 3/16/99, 2B
  • Animal Rescue League
    • Pet parade benefit, 10/29/99, 2B
  • Animal shelter
    • City Council votes to execute architectural contract for new shelter, 6/16/99, 1B
  • Annexation, Aberdeen
    • Town's planned annexation hits snag, 12/26/99, 2B
  • Annexation, Biloxi
    • State high court approves 34-square mile annexation, 7/31/99, 5B
    • Woolmarket residents bracing for annexation, 8/17/99, 3B
  • Annexation, Brandon
    • Annexed areas in East Brandon to receive city water, 5/15/99, 2B
  • Annexation, Brandon SEE ALSO Annexation, Pearl
  • Annexation, Florence
    • Fight looms with Richland over proposed annexation, 12/30/99, 2B
  • Annexation, Jackson
    • Mayor Johnson seeks City Council support in dispute with Ridgeland, 9/14/99, 1B
  • Annexation, Madison
    • City considering westward expansion, 10/14/99, 2B; 10/23/99, 2B; 12/7/99, 2B; 12/14/99, 2B
  • Annexation, Pearl
    • Dispute between Pearl and Brandon over Greenfield Rd area
      • To be one trial, 1/30/99, 2B; 3/20/99, 2B
    • Greenfield Rd area: deal with Brandon sought, 9/23/99, 2B; 10/6/99, 2B
  • Annexation, Ridgeland
    • Jackson plans $1.7M upgrade if city wins land annexed in 1989 back, 9/25/99, 1A; 9/28/99, 2B
    • Trial over Tougaloo area annexation delayed 6 months, 10/1/99, 2B; 10/5/99, 1B
  • Annie D's
    • Restaurant review, 3/11/99, 4F
  • Annie M's
    • Restaurant review, 1/21/99, 4F
  • Anson Funderburgh & the Rockets
    • At Hal & Mal's, 1/28/99, 10F
  • Antibiotics
    • They revolutionized medicine in this century, 2/15/99, 1D
  • Antiques
    • New jobs for old stuff, 11/1/99, 1D
  • Antoine's
    • Oldest family owned business in Louisiana, 7/5/99, 6C
  • Apartments, Jackson
    • Meadow Ridge and Willow Point cater to senior citizens, 7/30/99, 1C
    • Occupancy rate is down, 8/24/99, 1C
  • Apartments, Madison
    • Locust Hill: developer Steve Bryan loses battle in court, 4/6/99, 2B
  • Apollo 11
    • Thirty-year anniversary of moon landing, 7/18/99, 1A; 7/19/99, 1A; 7/20/99, 1A
  • Aquaculture
    • Gulf Coast fish farmers struggling to make profits, 11/21/99, 6B
  • Arby's SEE Hepatitis A
  • Arch Aluminum and Glass Co
    • New plant in Northwest Jackson Industrial Park, 2/16/99, 6C
  • Ardner, Paul
    • Man wrongly told he had lung cancer wins lawsuit, 7/20/99, 4B
  • Area codes
    • New code for north Mississippi: 662, 4/18/99, 1B
  • Armed services
    • Military recruits hard to find these days, 6/6/99, 1B
  • Armstrong, Artie
    • Admits his guilt in extortion case, 2/24/99, 1A+
    • Artie Armstrong accused of drug use since his release on bond, 1/8/99, 1A
    • Artie Armstrong's bond revoked after 4 positive drug tests, 1/9/99, 1A
    • Judge warns him about statements made during radio interview, 12/17/99, 1A
    • Released from Madison County Detention Center, 10/8/99, 1A; 12/16/99, 1A
    • Says he can't reach his lawyer Dennis Sweet, 6/12/99, 1A; 6/16/99, 1A
  • Armstrong, Artie SEE ALSO Danks, Dale
  • Armstrong, Daisy
    • Louis Armstrong's wife 'living a funeral', 5/7/99, 1A
  • Armstrong, Gary
    • Utica man killed; Shannon Roland and Patrick Day arrested, 9/13/99, 2B
  • Armstrong, Louis
    • Armstrong pleads guilty to extortion charges, 2/17/99, 1A+; 2/18/99, 1A+
    • Ex-Council president had an earlier brush with feds, 2/25/99, 9A (Minor column)
    • Ex-councilman jailed after test reveals drug use, 3/12/99, 1A
    • Former Councilman may have his jail time cut, 11/19/99, 1A; 11/30/99, 1B
    • Former councilman testifies in closed court hearing, 5/8/99, 1A
    • Headed for prison camp at Eglin AFB in Florida, 12/30/99, 1A
    • Jailed Councilman still heads Hunger Task Force, 3/1/99, 1A
    • Must do rest of time in prison, 12/1/99, 1A
  • Armstrong, Louis SEE ALSO Jackson Advocate
  • Armstrong, Louis and Artie
    • Armstrongs ask for separate extortion trials, 1/21/99, 1A; 1/23/99, 1A
    • Armstrongs denied permission to attend funeral of Ruby Lee Moore-Scott, 8/28/99, 1B
    • Hearing to sentence ex-Councilman and son delayed, 7/30/99, 1A
    • Men given lenient sentences, 8/21/99, 1A
    • Prosecutor apposed to sequestering of jury, 2/4/99, 1A
    • Sentencing delay ruling expected, 5/6/99, 1B, 5/7/99, 1A
    • Son blames his father's drug habit for downfall, 8/20/99, 1A
  • Army National Guard
    • 33 guardsmen sent to Persian Gulf as peacekeepers, 7/7/99, 1B
    • Employment Assistance Program, 9/6/99, 1B
    • Heading to Balkans in 2001, 10/28/99, 5B
    • Restructuring will close 4 armories, 9/9/99, 1B
  • Arnold, Amelda
    • Elected Port Gibson's 1st black woman mayor, 12/10/99, 3B
  • Arrington, Clarence
    • Shaw man held in death of 6-year-old Cleveland girl, 7/7/99, 3B; 7/9/99, 1B; 7/12/99, 1A
  • Arson dogs
    • Hurricane Bob is retired, 12/20/99, 1B
  • Arthritis
    • Mississippians of all ages suffer, 5/17/99, 1B
  • Arts Commission
    • Conference on business and the arts at Cabot Lodge in Jackson, 6/17/99, 1C
    • Director Betsy Bradley calls for more music education in schools, 4/27/99, 5B
    • Effort to put education-enhancing arts into school curricula, 2/21/99, 1F
  • Arts in Motion
    • Brandon art school's group Odyssey performs in NYC, 6/8/99, 2B
  • Asemani, Billy
    • Ex-dentist now facing racketeering charges, 3/23/99, 1B; 3/30/99, 1B
    • Former dentist files for bankruptcy protection, 5/6/99, 1B
    • Former dentist's insurer seeks liability insurance, 4/6/99, 1B
    • Has fled to Iran, 10/16/99, 1A; 10/19/99, 1A (or has he?)
    • Hinds County DA wants to freeze ex-dentist's assests, 4/24/99, 1B
    • Jury says he must pay patient $250,000, 7/13/99, 1B
    • Lawsuits pile up against ex-dentist, 11/21/99, 1B
    • Malpractice trial: patient says dentist pulled out his good teeth, 7/10/99, 1B
    • Now facing new fraud charges, 10/8/99, 1B
    • U.S. Attorney moves to seize fugitive's home, 10/21/99, 1B
    • Warrent issued for his arrest, but where is he?, 10/14/99, 1B; 10/15/99, 7B
  • Assaf, Woodie
    • Weatherman returns to WLBT part-time, 11/2/99, 1E
  • Assaf, Woody
    • Chosen as most popular local TV personality, 9/20/99, 1D
    • Local TV personality enters Baptist Hospital for tests, 5/14/99, 4B; 5/22/99, 3B; 7/3/99, 7B
    • TV weatherman stable after 3rd surgery in 3 months, 8/24/99, 3B; 8/25/99, 5B; 9/1/99, 1E
  • Asset Forfeiture Fund
    • SEE U.S. Department of the Treasury
  • Asthma
    • Mississippi patients keep track of treatment at Web site, 7/20/99, 1E
  • AT&T
    • In joint telephone service venture with Time Warner, 2/2/99, 1C
  • AT&T SEE BellSouth
  • Athletes
    • Readers name Manning, Payton, Ferriss state's best male athletes, 9/13/99, 1D
    • Senior citizens discover sports competition late in life, 7/25/99, 18G
  • Athletic Commission
    • 1-man state agency funded by pay-per-view tax, 3/16/99, 3B
  • Athletics
    • Today it may matter that you lose, not how you play the game, 11/25/99, 1E
  • ATM machines
    • Meridian policeman shocked opening machine, 6/13/99, 3B
  • ATMs SEE MCI WorldCom
  • ATMs SEE Automatic teller machines
  • ATMs SEE Automatic teller machines
  • Attorney General
    • Its Insurance Integrity Enforcement Bureau, 3/14/99, 1C
  • ATVs SEE Pearl River
  • Aujla, Charanjit
    • FBI investigating shooting of store clerk by sheriff deputies, 4/2/99, 1A
  • Automatic teller machines
    • Some ATMs see decline in use because of surcharge, 8/4/99, 1C
  • Automobile accidents SEE Traffic accidents
  • Automobile chases
    • Ridgeland police fire shotgun in residential area
      • Woman injured in crash, 3/16/99, 2B
    • Truck-theft suspect caught after chase through 3 counties, 6/4/99, 6B
  • Automobile repair
    • 'Shade-tree' mechanics fading away, 6/28/99, 6C
  • Automobile tags
    • MSU leads with most customized tags ordered, 12/25/99, 1B
  • Automobile theft, Clinton
    • Teenager Rashad Bunting injured by car owner in attempted theft, 7/16/99, 2B
  • Automobile theft, Jackson
    • 1 teen arrested, 2 sought after police chase ends in Belhaven area, 4/7/99, 4B
    • 3 held in theft of cars from East Ford, 7/17/99, 1B
    • Baby girl left in stolen car returned safely, 6/16/99, 1A
    • GM products are vehicles of choice for area auto thieves, 12/25/99, 1A
    • JPD's use of a car as bait to catch thieves, 2/9/99, 1A
  • Automobile theft, Jackson area
    • Auto burglary ring busted, 4 arrested, 11/13/99, 2B
  • Automobile theft, Madison County
    • BMW stolen in 1991 pulled from Reservoir, 9/15/99, 2B
  • Automobile theft, Mississippi
    • Rising rates: steps to protect your vehicle, 5/31/99, 1B
  • Automobile theft, US
    • Top most stolen cars are Hondas and Toyotas, 2/22/99, 6C
  • Automobile tires
    • Used tire collection set in Jackson, 7/16/99, 4B
  • Automobile travel
    • Making sure your car is road-ready, 9/3/99, 1E
  • AVC Bookstore
    • 3 arrested at Terry Road adult bookstore; health inspection made, 1/20/99, 1B; 1/23/99, 1B
  • Avery property
    • Christ United Methodist Church buys property, 12/15/99, 1A; 12/30/99, 1B
  • Aviation industry
    • Booming economy: many corporations buying own planes, 8/24/99, 1C
  • Ayers suit
    • Chambliss wants to employ panels of experts on black colleges, 4/28/99, 3B
    • College Bd member James Luvene proposes to privatize Ole Miss
      • To settle Ayers case, 4/21/99, 1A
    • Desegregation suit will continue into next millennium, 4/4/99, 1A
    • Judge plans new round of hearings, 4/24/99, 6B
    • Legislators seek ending to 24-year old case, 9/23/99, 1B
    • May delay USM coast expansion, 2/13/99, 1B; 2/16/99, 1B; 2/23/99, 4B; 3/18/99, 1A
  • Ayers-Elliot, Cindy
    • Black woman banker opens investment firm in Jackson, 2/21/99, 1C
  • Aymar's
    • Foxworth
      • Restaurant review, 4/29/99, 4B

B

  • Babbitt, Bruce SEE Mississippi River
  • Baby sitters
    • In short supply for New Year's Eve, 12/22/99, 1C
  • Back-to-school SEE School calendar
  • Bacot, Jay and Lori
    • Tylertown couple are Mississippi's Farmers of the Year, 5/2/99, 1C
  • Baer, Gifford SEE Burglaries, Clinton
  • Bailey, Lucille SEE Wayne County News
  • Bailey, Thomas David
    • Hancock County man's 1-year sentence for child abuse upheld, 1/15/99, 1B
  • Baker, Glenn SEE Child abuse---Walthall County
  • Balentine, Roy
    • Pearl High principal would like to be superintendent of schools, 6/24/99, 2B
  • Ballet Mississippi
    • Presentation of 'The Nutcracker Suite', 12/5/99, 3G
  • Baltimore, Anthony
    • Injured Chicago man found in dumpster, 11/14/99, 1B
  • BancorpSouth
    • 1998 eanrings lower than expected, 1/23/99, 1C
    • Acquires Stewart Sneed Hewes insurance firm, 4/27/99, 1C
    • Its Investment Services to move into new building, 2/25/99, 1C
    • Net income increases, 10/16/99, 1C
    • Officials pleased with new earnings figures, 4/16/99, 1C
  • BanCorpSouth
    • Tupelo-based bank earns $16.5 Million, 1st half of 1999, 7/16/99, 1C
  • BancorpSouth
    • Using RemoteTeller System, 6/25/99, 1C
  • BancorpSouth SEE ALSO SOUTHBank
  • BancorpSouth Center
    • New name for Tupelo Coliseum, 8/14/99, 1C
  • Bank fraud
    • Georgia man Shams Diggs pleads guilty
      • Union Planters in Brandon lost $20,000 in scheme, 12/22/99, 3B
  • Bank of Mississippi SEE BancorpSouth
  • Bank robberies, Biloxi
    • 70-year old man accused of trying to rob bank, 5/16/99, 2B
  • Bank robberies, Byram
    • Shot fired in Trustmark holdup, 11/10/99, 1A
  • Bank robberies, Clinton
    • Trustmark Bank branch robbed, Mississippi Legislature (1999), 4B
  • Bank robberies, Jackson
    • Community Bank on Old Canton Rd: suspect nabbed, 6/29/99, 1B
    • DGB on Old Canton Rd close to police station, 9/24/99, 1A
    • DGB on West Northide Dr held up; suspect quickly captured, 3/6/99, 1B; 3/11/99, 6B
    • Heist at OmniBank city's 2nd in 3 days, 3/9/99, 1B; 3/24/99, 3B
    • Robbers who gave Judge Wingate Xmas card investigated, 1/9/99, 1B
    • Trustmark Bank on Terry Road is held up, 2/18/99, 2B
    • Trustmark on I-55 North robbed, 9/1/99, 1B
  • Bank robberies, Pass Christian
    • Suspect Darryl Ellis arrested--for urinating in public, 8/26/99, 4B
  • Bank roberries, Jackson
    • DGNB bank on North State St hit, 10/30/99, 1B
  • Bank tellers
    • Low unemployment rate, casinos bring shortage of tellers, 4/3/99, 6C
  • Bankhead, Robert P
    • Humphreys County supervisor found shot to death in his home, 3/7/99, 1B; 3/8/99, 2B; 3/11/99, 1B
    • Teenager Dwight Brown arrested in supervisor's slaying, 3/12/99, 1B; 5/7/99, 1B
  • BankPlus
    • Belzoni-based bank opens branch in Castlewoods, 5/12/99, 1C
  • Banks, Mississippi
    • 9 state banks report losses in 4th quarter 1998, 4/17/99, 1C
    • FDIC says state banks' deposits up, 2/28/99, 1C
    • Federal legislation would permit banks to get into insurance business, 6/7/99, 8C; 9/16/99, 1C
    • Law changes in the 1980s: diversification of assets, 12/27/99, 8C
  • Banks, Robert Lee
    • Ex-Tupelo police officer called 'significant' drug dealer, 7/14/99, 1B
  • Baptist Health Systems
    • Adult Day Health Center, 10/2/99, 1B
  • Baptist Healthplex
    • Clinton
      • Lift-A-Thon benefits Goodwill Industries, 3/28/99, 1B
    • Clinton center integrates fitness, medical care and rehab services, 11/9/99, 1E
  • Barbour, Haley
    • Honored at United Republican Fund dinner in Jackson, 2/21/99, 7B; 2/27/99, 1B
  • Bare feet
    • Summer tradition comes with risk of injury, 7/13/99, 1E
  • Barksdale, Jim
    • Ex-Netscape CEO wants to help his native state, 5/11/99, 1C
    • Former Netscape CEO will return to Jackson to live, 4/17/99, 1C
  • Barksdale, Rhesa
    • Judge is honored by Exchange Club for his valor in Vietnam, 11/30/99, 5B
  • Barlow, Amy SEE Jackson Police department
  • Barnes & Noble
    • Adopt-a-Pet program, 1/31/99, 1B
  • Barnett, Jim
    • Democratic officials remove him from ballot
      • He voted in Republican primary, 3/28/99, 1B; 4/14/99, 1B
    • Democrats vote to keep Barnett on primary ballot, 4/25/99, 1B
  • Barnett, John
    • His appeal on 1996 DUI charged dismissed by judge, 8/7/99, 4B
  • Barr, Nevada
    • Review of her book 'Liberty Falling', 3/7/99, 16G
  • Barrett, Margaret
    • Home burglarized, 5/29/99, 1B
  • Barry, Marion
    • Speaks at JSU School of Business; visits Louis Armstrong, 4/14/99, 3B; 4/16/99, 1A, 1B
  • Barthelme, Frederick and Steven
    • Authors who are brothers cleared of casino cheating charges
      • Write book, 8/10/99, 5B
  • Baseball
    • Jackson Generals bid farewell, move to Round Rock, Texas, 9/5/99, 1A
    • NCAA tournament: Big 3 schools in state go 3-for-3, 5/25/99, 1A
    • Texas-Louisiana League baseball coming to Jackson in 2000, 8/25/99, 1A
  • Basketball
    • Alcorn wins SWAC tourney, earns NCAA bid, 3/7/99, 1A; 3/12/99, 1A
    • Clarion-Ledger's Team of the Century, 3/28/99, 1A, 1D, 5D
    • Lanier team and city officials play 'benefit game', 4/2/99, 1B
    • Lanier/Provine showdown finally played, 3/14/99, 1A
    • League for inner-city children, 1/19/99, 1D
    • NCAA bids for Ole Miss and MSU women, 3/8/99, 1A; 3/13/99, 1A; 3/15/99, 1A
    • No fans allowed to see Provine, Lanier showdown, 1/20/99, 1A; 1/29/99, 1A
  • Bass, William
    • Note forensic scientist speaks at Mississippi College
      • Heads Anthropology Research Center, 3/16/99, 1E
  • Batte Furniture and Interiors
    • Store damaged by fire hopes to reopen in Spring, 12/19/99, 1B
  • Battle of the Bands
    • At The Dock on Ross Barnett Reservoir, 10/21/99, 10F
  • Bay St. Louis High School
    • 4 studnets suspended for alleged conspiracy, 9/19/99, 5B
  • Beanie Babies
    • Biloxi father and daughter admit Internet fraud
      • Connie and Maynard Olson, 8/11/99, 1B
    • Popular toy's manufacturer takes Babies off market, 9/6/99, 6C
  • Bears
    • Black Bear Conservation Committee, 10/24/99, 1B
  • Beasley, Stanford
    • Canton stockbroker gets 2-year license suspension, fine, 8/14/99, 2B
  • Beau Rivage SEE Dockside gambling, Biloxi
  • Beay Rivage Casino Resort
    • SEE Dockside gambling---Biloxi
  • Beck, Jason
    • JPD officers admit errors in Beck's 1996 death, 3/3/99, 1B; 3/4/99, 1B
    • Jury awards $2.1 Million in death suit, 3/13/99, 1A; 3/16/99, 1B
    • Man victim of excessive force by JPD, expert says, 3/5/99, 1B; 3/6/99, 1B; 3/12/99, 1B
  • Beckwith, Byron De La
    • FBI examines 30 tapes recorded in 1996-1998, 7/8/99, 1A
    • Files 3rd appeal in Evers case, 6/26/99, 1B
    • His trial marked resolve of few to bring justice, 9/12/99, 1B
  • Beckwith, William
    • Sculptor has studio in Taylor, 2/28/99, 15G
  • Bed liners (pickup trucks) SEE Rhino Linings
  • Beer
    • Probe finds it easy to purchase by underage teenagers, 12/9/99, 1A
  • Beer companies
    • AG Moore says lawsuits possible against beer and paint companies, 4/8/99, 4B
  • Beer party
    • Madison County mothers accused of buying beer for minors
      • Wild party attended by injured sons, 5/8/99, 2B
  • Belew, Joseph
    • Jackson stockbroker pleads guilty to embezzlement, 3/9/99, 1B; 3/10/99, 1B
  • Belhaven College
    • $2 Million gift from Warren and Elsie Hood, 8/22/99, 1B
    • $4.2 Million gymnasium renovation, 4/2/99, 5B
    • Gallup Organization polls students for opinions on school, 2/12/99, 2B
    • Graduate education courses OK'd, 1/9/99, 1B
    • Groundbreaking for student union building, 10/8/99, 7B
    • New programs, buildings, 7/21/99, 2B
    • Singing Christmas tree tradition, 11/26/99, 1B
    • Will open branch in Orlando, Florida area, 1/10/99, 1B
  • Belhaven Heights
    • City Council to vote on its status as historic district, 2/9/99, 1B; 2/10/99, 1B; 2/17/99, 3B
    • Voter registration drive, 6/19/99, 4B
  • Belhaven neighborhood
    • Area hit by rash of robberies, 1/29/99, 1B
  • Bell Elementary School
    • Cleveland school will become a year-round school in July, 2/13/99, 1B
  • Bell, Benoyd
    • Centreville bank loan officer acquited of bribe charges, 9/18/99, 1B
  • Bell, Randy
    • Among last of local radio newsmen, 9/27/99, 2B
  • BellSouth
    • AT&T opposes its quest to offer interstate phone service, 1/6/99, 1C
  • Bellsouth
    • Bellsouth Mobility opens 40 stores in state
      • New statewide program eliminates roaming, 5/25/99, 1C
  • BellSouth
    • Company may change late fee fine to flat $5, 9/8/99, 1C
  • Bellsouth
    • Company says its property overly taxed in Mississippi, 9/11/99, 1C
    • Company's lowering of ad valorem tax opposed by Rankin supervisors, 10/5/99, 2B
  • BellSouth
    • FCC further unfetters its competitors, 3/23/99, 1C
    • Its appeal for a $17 Million ad valorem tax reduction draws criticism, 10/17/99, 1A
    • Lawsuit accuses company of breach of contract
      • And noncompliance with federal law, 7/7/99, 1C
    • NAACP ranks company high in minority job-related practices, 8/30/99, 6C
    • Nationide directory-assistance office locates in Greenville, 7/14/99, 1C
    • Only baby bell which hasn't merged or acquired major company, 10/7/99, 1C
    • PSC fines company $699,920 for deteriorating service, 4/10/99, 1C
    • Small independents sue BellSouth over internet fees, 5/27/99, 1C
    • Tax error will means loss to city, county and school budgets, 11/11/99, 1A
  • Bender, Jonathan
    • Picayune High School basketball star opts for NBA, 5/17/99, 1A, 1C
  • Benz Energy Ltd
    • Natural gas wells in Jefferson Davis County, 3/20/99, 1C
  • Berry, Scott
    • Reservoir firefighter pleads no contest in teen photo case, 3/23/99, 1B
  • Bessent, Quentin
    • Trial date set for Florida man 2 years after his arrest, 3/25/99, 2B
  • Best Friends: A Pet Crematorium
    • In Vicksburg, 7/25/99, 6B
  • Beverly Gardens Florist
    • Clinton
      • Assistance from Belhaven MBA students, 1/15/99, 1C
  • Bevilaqua, Steve
    • Named COO of Volunteer Express (Nashville), 2/28/99, 1C
  • Bible Baseball
    • Play Ball! with Bible know-how, 7/3/99, 1E
  • Bicycle Incentive for Kids Education
    • Blackwell Cheverolet program: free bike to good kids, 12/1/99, 2B
  • Biedenharn Candy Company and Museum of Coca-Cola History
    • In Vicksburg, 4/4/99, 7G
  • Big Black casino project SEE Riverboat gambling, Warren County
  • Big Sunflower River
    • Judge allows Corps of Engineers to dredge in basin, 10/5/99, 1A; 11/12/99, 1B
    • Sierra Club challenges flood control plan in court, 6/4/99, 8B
    • Suit to be heard in Washington, 3/13/99, 1B; 4/29/99, 1B; 8/19/99, 1B
  • Bike rodeo
    • Teaching safe biking, 4/20/99, 1E
  • Bike track
    • BMX track a possibility for old landfill in Brandon, 2/18/99, 2B
  • Bikini bars SEE Topless bars
  • Billboard ordinance SEE ALSO Sign ordinance
  • Billboard ordinance, Flowood
    • Law will be tested by realtor Pete Alman, 2/23/99, 2B
  • Billboard ordinance, Pelahatchie
    • Aldermen keep billboard prohibition, 4/7/99, 2B
  • Billboard ordinance, Rankin County
    • County approves ordinance, 2/2/99, 2B
  • Billy Brumfield House
    • Local businessmen volunteer to fix roof, 5/25/99, 1B
  • Biloxi High School
    • Bo Diddley tells students to get that diploma, 8/15/99, 6B
  • Biloxi, Mississippi
    • 300th birthday celebration, 2/10/99, 1E; 3/13/99, 6B; 6/8/99, 5B; 7/29/99, 5B
  • Biloxi-Gulfport Regional Airport
    • $17.5 Million capital improvement plan, 1/7/99, 1C
  • Bingo
    • Despite scandals state says donations up to $21 Million, 9/11/99, 1B
  • Bird watchers
    • Birders flock to lakes and fields for annual count, 12/19/99, 1B
  • Birds of Mississippi
    • Book by Willaim Turcotte and David Watts reviewed, 12/19/99, 13G
  • Birmingham Steel
    • Its Flowood facility looks to add jobs, 12/11/99, 1C
  • Birtday tea
    • You are invited, 1/3/99, 6G
  • Birth Defects Registry
    • Listing helps parents locate doctors, 12/2/99, 1A
  • Bishop, Kim and Lewis
    • Vicksburg couple have 2 sets of young twins, 4/5/99, 1B
  • Bispectral Index
    • UMC uses device to monitor surgery patients' consciousness levels, 2/12/99, 1B
  • Biz2K
    • Expo at Jackson Medical Mall, 10/20/99, 1C; 10/21/99, 1C; 10/22/99, 1C
  • Black bears SEE Bears
  • Black farmers SEE Minority farmers
  • Black judges SEE Minority judges
  • Black Odyssey Theatre Group
    • Presents 'The Old Settler' at the Alamo Theatre, 11/30/99, 1E
  • Blackburn Middle School
    • 19-year old Padreink Kern charged with having a gun near school, 8/28/99, 1A; 9/1/99, 1A
  • Blackwell Lithographers
    • Long-time Jackson business closes down, 7/16/99, 1C
  • Blackwell, Isisha
    • Leads scant in killing of 16-year old Canton girl, 11/19/99, 2B; 11/24/99, 2B
  • Blackwell, Robert
    • Ex-coach at Jackson Prep facing sex charges, 7/7/99, 1B; 7/8/99, 1B; 10/14/99, 1B; 10/15/99, 1B
  • Blackwell, Unita
    • TGo receive Fannie Lou Hamer Award, 9/19/99, 1B
  • Blair Witch Project
    • Hand-held camera too much for squeamish, 8/27/99, 1E
  • Blake Clinic SEE Disabled children
  • Blanket primary SEE Elections, 1999
  • BlazeNet SEE Internet
  • Blocker, Yolanda
    • Co-defendant Curman Madden says Blocker fired fatal shots
      • Jared Ledbetter killed in 1997, 8/18/99, 1B
    • Suspect's trial in 1997 drive-by shooting delayed 3rd time, 6/22/99, 1B
    • Woman convicted in 1997 slaying, 8/19/99, 1B
  • Blood supply, Mississippi
    • Minorities urged to donate blood, 7/31/99, 6B
    • State hospitals in short supply, 1/17/99, 1B; 6/26/99, 3B
  • Blood supply, US
    • Safety improving with new testing, 3/6/99, 1B
  • Blue Cross & Blue Shield
    • Appeals $9.6Millionjudgement awarded managed-care organization, 5/21/99, 1C; 7/22/99, 1C
    • Ends year in red but still given high marks by Weiss Ratings, 8/25/99, 1C
    • To pay fines to minority job applicants, 11/3/99, 1C
  • Blue moon
    • Once in a blue moon comes twice in 1999, 1/29/99, 1E
  • Blue Mountain, with Fappy Tweed
    • Rock bank appears at Hal and Mal's, 7/29/99, 11E
  • Blue Ribbon Schools
    • Casey Elementary in Jackson and Cox Elementary in Pontotoc
      • National honor, 5/21/99, 1B; 5/22/99, 5B
  • Blues (music)
    • Many say blues, born in the Delta, may have died there, 12/29/99, 1E
  • Blues (music) SEE ALSO Hall, Ben
  • Blues (music) SEE ALSO King, B.B.
  • BMW of North America
    • To build parts center in Senatobia, 3/24/99, 1C
  • Board of Animal Health
    • Robert King uses new Whistleblower Law to get job back, 3/22/99, 1A
  • Board of Education
    • New governor will have to fill 2 positions in 2000, 12/25/99, 1B
  • Boating accidents, Mississippi
    • Boaters asked to play safe on 4th of July, 7/3/99, 1B
    • Ignorance of safety puts new owners at risk, 6/28/99, 2B
  • Boating accidents, Ross Barnett Reservoir
    • Dawn Rainey, boating companion of Klopfenstein, dies at UMC, 5/11/99, 2B
    • Florence man Gregory Nelson killed, 5/18/99, 2B
    • John Klopfenstein killed in collision, 4/28/99, 2B; 4/29/99, 2B; 5/7/99, 2B
  • Boaz Military Boot Camp
    • Ex-director Bobby Sandford still behind bars, 7/26/99, 1A
    • Ex-leader Bobby Sanford out of prison, 11/25/99, 1A
  • Bobo, George
    • New Rankin County road department engineer, 11/17/99, 2B
  • Body piercing
    • ACLU supports right to nose rings, 1/21/99, 1E
    • Policing practice in schools, 1/21/99, 1E
  • Bodybuilders
    • Burn victim Derrick Jones competes to show others what is possible, 5/28/99, 1E
    • Female bodybuilders juggle jobs, families, training, 2/28/99, 18G
  • Boil-water alerts SEE Water supply
  • Bolivar County Sheriff's Department
    • Dispatcher pleads guilty to bingo-mail fraud, 11/24/99, 1B
  • Boll weevil
    • Cotton farmers in 5 Delta counties join fight, 2/17/99, 1C
  • Bolton Police Department
    • Aldermen to study police grievances, 4/16/99, 2B
    • Assistant chief Richard Dean to resign, 4/14/99, 2B
    • Chief Daniel has 2 years to be certified as police officer, 4/13/99, 2B
    • Money problems cut staffing, 4/22/99, 2B
    • Officer Paul Walter sues over his firing, 10/12/99, 2B
    • Officers ill feeling toward chief Daniel; some to resign, 4/7/99, 2B; 4/8/99, 2B; 4/9/99, 2B
  • Bolton, Darell
    • JPD officer jailed on domestic violence charge, 6/2/99, 3B
  • Bolton, Mississippi
    • Audit finds unpaid bills and bad record keeping, 3/18/99, 2B
  • Bolton, Mississippi SEE ALSO Missing persons
  • Bolton-Edwards Elementary School
    • Convocation focuses on new building, 8/6/99, 2B; 9/17/99, 2B
  • Bomb scare
    • Bomb hoax causes evacuation of Deville Plaza Shopping Center, 9/26/99, 7B
  • Bon Air neighborhood
    • To get much needed facelift, 5/29/99, 1B
  • Bond issues, Jackson
    • $35 Million measure for water and sewer improvements, 6/16/99, 1B
    • City Council OKs project managers procedure, 4/7/99, 1A
    • Project manager Andrew Jenkins apologizes to general contractors
      • Remarks in newspaper, 4/8/99, 1B
    • Project manager: Andrew Jenkins is Mayor Harvey's choice, 4/3/99, 1A; 4/11/99, 1A; 4/15/99, 1A
    • Project manager: Jenkins getting bigger part of money, 4/17/99, 1A
    • Project manager: McCrackin's lawyer wants documents on contract, 4/23/99, 1B
    • Project managers: CiviTech is mayor's choice for drainage project, 4/30/99, 1B
    • Proposal: hire project managers to oversee bond issues, 3/24/99, 4B; 3/30/99, 1B; 3/31/99, 3B
  • Bond issues, Richland
    • To fund new community center and city hall, 4/27/99, 2B
  • Bond Paving Co
    • Gulfport police continue search for stolen radioactive gauge, 9/2/99, 3B
  • Bonds
    • Under Fordice state bond debt has skyrocketed, 9/12/99, 3H (Minor column)
  • Bonds issues, Hinds County
    • County may refinance $6.1 Million in bonds to save money, 3/2/99, 3B
  • Bonds, R.J.
    • Prentiss County personality has reported election results for 50 years, 8/3/99, 1A
  • Bonner, Larhonda
    • Woman shot by ex-boyfriend killed on way to emergency room, 8/9/99, 1B
  • Bonnin, June SEE Railroad accidents, Illionis
  • Bonsai Japanese Steak House
    • Restaurant review, 1/7/99, 4F
  • Book clubs
    • Love of reading a common thread, 11/3/99, 1E
  • Booker, Joseph
    • Doctor, owner of abortion clinic, given jail term for tax evasion, 11/9/99, 1B; 12/17/99, 6B
    • Physician booked on bankruptcy, income tax evasion charges, 2/6/99, 1B
  • Booker, Joseph SEE Abortion, Mississippi
  • Booker, Richard SEE Dain, Martin
  • Bookstores
    • Independent stores battling large chain stores; make move to Internet, 4/29/99, 1C; 11/12/99, 1E
  • Booth, Richard
    • Artist's works at Marie Hull Gallery at HCC in Raymond, 9/5/99, 14G
  • Booth, Todd
    • Mendenhall alderman accused of evading Simpson County officers, 2/13/99, 6B
  • Boss (police dog)
    • Boss is retired; goes home with Lloyd Paxton, 12/10/99, 1A
    • Debate continues over fate of arthritic dog, 12/8/99, 1A, 8A; 12/9/99, 1A
    • JPD officer Lloyd Paxton hopes to leave with his arthritic companion, 12/4/99, 1B; 12/7/99, 1B
  • Bouie River
    • Presence of Gulf Sturgeon in river may halt dam construction, 4/28/99, 1B
  • Bounds Street Ceili Band
    • Irish dance in Jackson, 3/15/99, 1B
  • Bounds, Brian SEE Lamar County Sheriff's Department
  • Bowdoin College
    • Recruiting Jackson high school students, 10/29/99, 1B
  • Bowen, Rachel
    • 2-year old reunited with her mother
      • Father had taken her from babysitter, 10/8/99, 4B
  • Bowie, Dewayne
    • Former JPD officer facing beating charges
      • Now with Hazlehurst dept, 9/23/99, 1B; 9/24/99, 1B
  • Bowling
    • Players of all ages are attracted to sport, 1/3/99, 18G
  • Bowman, Dwayne
    • Felon charged in death of James McGowan, 10/27/99, 1B; 11/16/99, 3B
  • Boy Scout Camp
    • Hazlehurst
      • Urban children learn outdoor living, 7/16/99, 1B
  • Boy Scout knife SEE Florence Elementary School
  • Boyd, Richard
    • Former education superintendent to teach at Ole Miss, 1/15/99, 7B
  • Boys and Girls Clubs
    • AG Moore wants to see them double in size, 7/16/99, 1B
  • Boys State, 1999
    • Brad Irvin of Gautier elected president, 5/30/99, 5B
    • Juan McCullum and Brad Irvin attend Boys' Nation, 6/2/99, 2B
    • Planting the seeds of service and leadership, 5/20/99, 1E
  • Bradley, Melody
    • Jackson County Port Authority
      • Featured in book "Women Who Mean Business', 6/23/99, 1C
  • Brain freeze
    • Summer's cold treats bring sharp head pain to some, 8/3/99, 1E
  • Brammer, Rodney
    • Rankin County jail trustee recaptured after a two-hour chase, 4/22/99, 2B
  • Brandon Middle School
    • Proposed media center, 6/11/99, 2B
  • Brandon Police Department
    • Volunteers who work for no pay as training officers, 4/10/99, 2B
  • Brandon Public Schools
    • 3rd graders staying put for time being, 7/27/99, 2B; 12/14/99, 2B
    • Bands use Entergy Co grant to raise funds through community service, 9/15/99, 2B
  • Brandon Youth Association
    • Dawn Watson named full-time administrator, 2/17/99, 2B
  • Brandon, Mississippi
    • City adding police and fire personnel, 8/28/99, 2B
    • City's growth continues at furious pace, 3/20/99, 2B, 3B
    • Federal grant to revamp island in middle of Government St, 9/2/99, 2B
  • Bratton Street
    • HUD money and private funds used to refurbish housing, 4/9/99, 1B
  • Bravo!
    • Restaurant review, 11/25/99, 4F
  • Bray, Steven
    • City of Jackson and ex-firefighter settle lawsuit, 1/13/99, 1B
  • Breast Cancer Prevention Trial
    • Mississippi women to be recruited, 5/26/99, 1B
  • Breast-feeding
    • Getting back to what's best for the baby, 11/24/99, 1E
  • Breland, Rodney
    • 21-year old man died from complications of beating in 1992, 12/4/99, 4B
  • Brenner, Adam
    • Meridian jury rules for ex-policeman in 1996 shooting of James Hover, 4/18/99, 5B
  • Brewer, Billy
    • Lawsuit: Alford testifies UM was right to fire Brewer, 10/12/99, 1A
    • Lawsuit: Brewer's wife cries during testimony, 10/1/99, 1A
    • Lawsuit: former Ole Miss coach blames others for 1994 NCAA violations, 9/29/99, 1A; 9/30/99, 1A
    • Lawsuit: jury awards Brewer $221,355; he claims vindication, 10/13/99, 1A
    • Lawsuit: Ole Miss booster says he lied to NCAA at Brewer's urging, 10/9/99, 1A
  • Brewer, Herbert
    • Judgement given to Horn Lake chiropractor by 'common law' court overturned, 1/30/99, 1B
  • Brewer, Herbert SEE Common-law courts
  • Brewpubs
    • Pubs at Beau Rivage and Treasure Bay casinos, 10/1/99, 1E
  • Brewpubs SEE ALSO Hal & Mal's
  • Briarwood Mart Package Liquor Store
    • Large wine selection, 3/12/99, 1C
  • Bridge parties
    • Game takes precedence, 1/10/99, 7G
  • Bridges, Mississippi River
    • Mississippi and Arkansas officials agree on site of new bridge, 8/5/99, 6B; 11/7/99, 1B
  • Bridges, Simpson County
    • Log truck driver may face charges in bridge collapse, 2/5/99, 1B
  • Brister, Gwen and Dale
    • Brookhaven woman carrying quintuplets, 2/27/99, 1B
    • Quadruplets born to Brookhaven couple, 4/7/99, 1B; 4/10/99, 5B; 4/14/99, 4B
  • Britton & Koontz Bank
    • Natchez bank buys Vicksburg's Union Planters Bank, 5/13/99, 1C
  • Broad Street Baking Company and Cafe
    • Restaurant review, 3/25/99, 4F
  • Broadmoor Baptist Church
    • Church hires Dr. Dennis Johnsey as pastor--15-month search over, 12/20/99, 1B
  • Brooks Fiber SEE MCI WorldCom
  • Brooks, Hadda
    • In performance at Hal & Mal's, 7/8/99, 15F
  • Brooks, Richard SEE Drug raids, Jackson
  • Brown recluse spider SEE Roberts, Hubert
  • Brown, Johnnie SEE Rape, Jackson
  • Brown, Johnny
    • HIV-positive Jackson man accused in 4 rapes, 12/16/99, 1A
  • Brown, Johnny SEE Rape, Jackson
  • Brown, Kecia
    • Woman given 16-year sentence for 1997 slaying of Ronnie gaylor, 1/28/99, 1B
  • Brown, Keith
    • Forest music store owner accused in drug case turns himselp in, 11/9/99, 1B
  • Brown, Troy
    • Former Lientenant governor candidate may run for Congress, 8/21/99, 6B
  • Brown, Troy SEE ALSO Elections, 1999--Primaries: Lieutenant...
  • Brown, Troy SEE ALSO Mississippi Valley State University
  • Brown, Willie
    • State Supreme Ct overturns $1.3.M verdict in his 1993 drowning, 1/7/99, 3B
  • Browning-Ferris Industries
    • To reward JPD officers who catch illegal dumpers, polluters, 10/9/99, 1B
  • Bruce, Marvin
    • Jackson man burned trying to put out fire at camper park, 9/25/99, 6B
  • Bryan, Steve SEE Apartments, Madison
  • Bryant, Giles
    • Triggerman in his 1997 slaying Robert Lindsey loses court appeal, 9/29/99, 3B
  • Buchanan, Lucien
    • Clinton teacher arrested for soliciting sex from minor online, 7/22/99, 1B; 7/23/99, 3B; 8/25/99, 4B
    • Ex-teacher admits to sex charges, 9/10/99, 1B
    • Ex-teacher gets 14 months in sex case, 12/11/99, 1B
  • Buckhalter, Chris
    • Former football star pleads guilty to manslaughter in 1997 slaying, 8/10/99, 1B; 10/7/99, 1B
  • Budget Inn
    • 2 arrested at motel: drug lab materials in room, 12/17/99, 1B
  • Buelow, Ed
    • Q&A with tax commissioner, 12/26/99, 2H
  • Buffalo Fish Festival
    • In Indianola, 4/11/99, 1B
  • Buford-Yerger Retirement Center
    • Dispute over HUD contract settled, 2/21/99, 1B
  • Bull Fest '99
    • Top riders meet top bulls in Brandon, 9/24/99, 1E
  • Bullet Computers of Mississippi Inc
    • Building plant in Flora, 1/11/99, 6C
  • Bully, Ballery and Greta
    • Jackson restaurant owners cater Congressman Robert Raben's DC party, 11/7/99, 1B
  • Bureau of Narcotics
    • PEER probe possible, 9/15/99, 1B; 12/5/99, 1A
    • State agency to undergo expansion, 5/10/99, 1B
  • Burgalries, south Mississippi
    • 2 suspects arrested in Jackson; stashed loot located, 2/7/99, 1B
  • Burger King
    • Purchases $400,000 worth of pickles grown in Petal, 11/12/99, 1C
  • Burglar bars
    • Don't let your home become a fire trap, 3/31/99, 1E
    • Don't let your house become fire trap, 1/19/99, 1B
  • Burglaries, Clinton
    • 3 teenagers questioned about auto burglaries, 6/5/99, 2B
    • Police study possible in connection with recent burglaries, 3/10/99, 2B
    • Woman finds nude man Gifford Baer licking her legs, 3/9/99; 3/10/99; 3/23/99; 4/29/99, all 2B
    • Woman Sharon Crawley charged in burglary spree, 1/29/99, 2B
  • Burglaries, Flora
    • 2 men charged in house burglaries, 5/29/99, 2B
  • Burglaries, Florence
    • 3 arrested, 2/12/99, 2B
  • Burglaries, Jackson
    • Auto burglary suspect Anthony Jones falls asleep in his car, is arrested, 8/18/99, 1B
    • Councilwoman Margaret Barrett's home burglarized, 5/29/99, 1B
    • Prevent burglaries by following safety tips, 2/1/99, 1B
  • Burglaries, Madison County
    • Burglary touches off high speed chase; 1 arrested, 5/1/99, 2B
  • Burglaries, metro area
    • Suspects in multi-county ring arrested
      • Tal Thompson and Clyde Hawthorn charged, 5/12/99, 3B
  • Burglaries, north Mississippi
    • 3 arrested in connection with multi-state burglary ring, 4/4/99, 1B
  • Burglaries, Rankin County
    • 4 suspects held, 2/2/99, 2B
    • Man Larry Lawrence is held, 1/5/99, 2B
  • Burial insurance
    • Funeral expenses often exceed value of policies, 5/23/99, 1A, 12A
  • Burlington Northern Santa Fe Corp
    • RR merges with Canadian National
      • Boost to Mississippi economy, 12/21/99, 1C
  • Burnett, Nettie
    • Terry woman recalls 100 years in Mississippi, 6/13/99, 1B
  • Burnham, Dick
    • Pelahatchie provides nice home to indigent man, 3/16/99, 1A
  • Burnham, Tom
    • Ex-state education chief interviewing for job in Missouri, 3/18/99, 4B
  • Burnside, Eddie Lee
    • Former JPD officer arrested on drug charges, 2/13/99, 6B; 4/23/99, 1B; 7/15/99, 1A
  • Burris, Lewis
    • Ex-Mississippi teacher arrested on sex charges in Louisiana, 10/20/99, 1B
    • Nationwide search for ex-teacher from Pike County
      • Charged with fondling minors, 9/14/99, 4B
  • Burrows Paper Corp
    • Union fight ends up in court, 2/26/99, 1C; 3/6/99, 1C
  • Burton, Shawn
    • Accused burglar has been booked on 23 charges over last 8 years, 3/11/99, 1A
    • Fugitive is trapped and captured in Meadowbrook area, 8/10/99, 1A; 8/12/99, 1B
    • Man free on bond sought in armed robberies, 7/14/99, 1A; 7/15/99, 1A; 7/17/99, 1A
  • Business etiquette
    • Seminars by Image Interactive, 4/10/99, 1C
  • Business fires, Biloxi
    • Tanker driver at fault in 1998 fatal service station blaze, 7/24/99, 1B; 11/4/99, 3B
  • Business fires, Greenville
    • 1998 arson of District Attorney's office still unsolved, 7/11/99, 1B
  • Business fires, Hollandale
    • Owner of 2 stores destroyed in Wednesday's fire want to rebuild, 8/13/99, 1B
  • Business fires, Jackson
    • Fire destroys Subway sandwich shop on North State St, 7/4/99, 2B; 7/13/99, 3B
    • Spur station burns; teenager flicked lighter at gas pump, 3/11/99, 1B
    • Vacant paint store on Bailey Ave heavily damaged, 8/28/99, 4B
  • Business fires, Marks
    • Teenager who set fatal fire gets probation, 4/25/99, 1B
    • Wounds from 1997 blaze linger, 2/15/99, 1A
  • Business fires, Port Gibson
    • Historic buildings destroyed; 2 others damaged, 8/17/99, 1A
  • Business fires, Raymond
    • Fire at athletic field house was arson, officials say, 10/13/99, 2B
  • Business fires, Taylorsville
    • 23 volunteer fire depts join to save town, 2/1/99, 1A; 2/2/99, 1A
  • Business fires, Terry
    • Terry Grocery will reopen on west side of I-55, 1/8/99, 2B
  • Business fires, Waveland
    • Paddlewheel Hotel blaze, 7/9/99, 3B
  • Business Improvement District SEE Capital Center Inc
  • Business incubators
    • NAFTA forcing state to promote small businesses, 7/4/99, 3H (Minor column)
  • Business leaders
    • Poll shows more confidence in them rather than politicians, 10/18/99, 8C
  • Businesses, Jackson
    • Investment in growth doubles in city, 5/13/99, 1C
  • Businesses, Mississippi
    • State leads nation in new business startups, 3/30/99, 1A
  • Butler, Rodney
    • 3 face charges in his 1991 slaying, 11/17/99, 1B
  • Butler, Terry
    • 2nd trial for 1994 slaying in crack cocaine deal, 1/27/99, 6B
  • Butler, Travis
    • Afraid of foster home, Memphis boy lives with mother's corpse for a month, 12/9/99, 1A; 12/10/99, 1A
    • Relatives try to make arrangements for his mother's burial, 12/11/99, 1B; 12/15/99, 3B; 12/18/99, 1B
  • Buttross Interactive Inc
    • Natchez firm produces information kiosks for malls, 2/2/99, 1C
  • Byers, Shirley
    • Former circuit judge in Greenville must pay for items taken from office, 4/22/99, 4B
    • High court sets arguments on ousting judge, 7/10/99, 4B
    • State auditors continue investigation of ex-circuit judge, 2/6/99, 4B
  • Byram
    • Adopts mayor/aldermen form of government, 7/20/99, 2B
    • Community moves toward incorporation, 3/26/99, 2B; 4/9/99, 2B; 4/13/99, 2B
  • Byram Day
    • Pushing incorporation, 9/8/99, 2B; 9/12/99, 1B; 12/15/99, 2B
  • Byrd Scholarships SEE Robert C. Byrd Honors Scholarships
  • Byrd, Isaac
    • Attorney sentenced to home confinement in income tax case, 9/25/99, 1B
    • Jackson attorney/civil rights activist charged with income tax evasiom, 4/7/99, 1B; 4/11/99, 1B; 6/12/99, 1B

C

  • C.H. Ltd
    • Yazoo City mail-order firm shut down, 4/17/99, 1C
  • Cable television
    • LeRoy Walker still eying franchise, 12/1/99, 1B
  • Cages (patrol cars) SEE Mississippi Legislature (1999)---Cages...
  • Cajun Festival
    • At St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in Madison, 9/20/99, 1B
  • Cal-Maine Foods, Inc
    • Acquires Hudson Brothers Inc, an egg-producing firm, 4/8/99, 1C
  • Caldwell, Johnny and Franky
    • Parents turn in cousins who are slaying suspects, 1/22/99, 1B; 1/23/99, 1B
  • Caldwell, Steve SEE Magnolia Venture Capital
  • Calgary Family Church SEE Securities scam
  • Callaway High School
    • Police find drug den in woods near school, 4/17/99, 1B
  • Callon Petroleum
    • Natchez-based company finds large deposits of oil in Gulf of Mexico, 10/3/99, 1C
  • Calvary Baptist Church
    • Carnival celebrates end of school year, 5/25/99, 4B
  • Calvert, Speedy
    • The Deal Man on radio station WLSM-FM in Louisville, 4/17/99, 1A
  • Camp Connection
    • At Northpark Mall, 3/26/99, 1E
  • Camp Shelby
    • Museum attracting visitors, 2/20/99, 5B; 3/12/99, 3B
  • Camp Van Dorn SEE Case, Carroll
  • Camp Wahi
    • Girl Scout camp outside Brandon, 4/5/99, 1D
  • Camp Wheeze-A-Way
    • Offering children with asthma a good time, 9/25/99, 4B7
  • Camp Yakata
    • Girl Scout camp near Sardis is vandalized, 3/25/99, 4B
  • Campaign finance
    • Justice Department approves state's new law, 1/16/99, 1A; 12/19/99, 1A
  • Campbell, 'Little Milton'
    • Veteran bluesman issues crossover CD, 5/21/99, 1E
  • Campbell, Cornell SEE Carjackings, Jackson
  • Campbell, Laurie
    • From flab to Orion Fitness Center owner, personal trainer, 3/2/99, 1E
  • Campbell, Will
    • 'Soul Among Lions...' reviewed, 5/23/99, 4G
    • USM awards 60's activist with doctorate, 12/6/99, 4B
  • Camping
    • Camping out with all the comforts of home, 8/8/99, 17G
    • Camping these days can be high tech, 9/26/99, 13G
  • Canadian National Railway SEE Illinois Central
  • Candlelight Ministries
    • Older white paster Jerry Gressett joins black pastor Timmie Miller, 2/20/99, 1E
  • Canizaro, Helene Host
    • Late painter's show at Municipal Art Gallery, 8/15/99, 15G
  • Cannes Film Festival
    • Mississippian Anita Modak-Turan attends, 5/30/99, 12G
  • Cannon, Nathaniel
    • Parents of boy killed in school bus accident file lawsuit, 3/24/99, 4B
  • Cannon, Samuel
    • Rankin County minister accused of sex crime released on bond, 7/21/99, 1B
  • Cannon, Susan
    • Mikwaukee woman says state judge placed her children with sex offender
      • (Her father), 8/16/99, 1B
  • Canton budget, 2000
    • Budget hearings initiated, 8/24/99, 2B
  • Canton Christian Center
    • Multiracial congregation enjoys exuberant services, 4/10/99, 1e
  • Canton Fire Department
    • Controversy as chief London Smith returns after year off for heart problems, 12/2/99, 2B
    • Requesting funding to protect fire protection agreement, 11/17/99, 2B
  • Canton Flea Market
    • 100 volunteers on litter patrol, 10/14/99, 2B
    • 50,000 visitors expected, 10/2/99, 2B
    • Aldermen vote to rescind higher vendor fees, 5/13/99, 2B, 1C
    • Diversity is an issue, 4/24/99, 1A, 2B
    • Serious shoppers arrived early, 10/15/99, 1A
  • Canton High School
    • New facility features Tech Prep labs, fine arts complex, 8/13/99, 2B
  • Canton Municipal Utilities
    • General manager Eric Dean suspended without pay, 8/19/99, 2B; 9/3/99, 2B; 9/9/99, 2B
    • Lawsuit in firing of Eric Dean, 12/29/99, 2B
  • Canton Police Department
    • Aldermen demote interim police chief Milton Luckett, 6/8/99, 2B
    • Hiring of Luke Gordon as chief is controversial, 6/16/99, 2B; 6/19/99, 2B; 7/16/99, 2B
    • Internal strife affecting department, 5/7/99, 2B
    • Officer Gary Curtis arrested in burglaries, 2/17/99, 2B
  • Canton Police Department SEE ALSO Sexual harassment
  • Canton Public Schools
    • Preliminary test scores reveal significant improvement, 8/14/99, 2B
  • Canton, Mississippi
    • Dept of Commerce grant to improve water treatment facility
      • Expansion of PECO Foods, 5/27/99, 2B
    • Esco challenge in mayoral election is dismissed, 3/19/99, 2B
    • Study to assess need of criminal justice complex, 10/8/99, 2B
  • Capers, Carmen and Terry
    • Owners of Escatawpa business fatally shot, 10/22/99, 2B
  • Capital Center Inc
    • City Council OKs tax assessment for Business Improvement District, 9/30/99, 5B
  • Capital City Alternative School
    • Student says he found maggot in ketchup, 4/29/99, 6B
  • Capital City Classic
    • Pageant to kick off festivities, 11/11/99, 3B; 11/18/99, 12F
  • Capital improvements
    • Jackson to receive $8Million, Rep Ronnie Shows announces, 10/29/99, 5B
  • Capital Towers
    • Downtown office building put up for sale, 11/2/99, 1C
  • Capitol Building
    • Badly needs renovation, Ed Ranck tells Legislative committee, 9/16/99, 4B
    • Construction and repair prelude to 2000 inauguration, 12/29/99, 1B
    • Restrooms closed due to water main bust, 9/2/99, 1A
    • Tree given in gratitude by France in 1949 falls down, 9/9/99, 1A
  • Capitol Center Inc
    • Congressmen Shows and Thompson join in opposition to its creation, 12/23/99, 1B
  • Capri Theater
    • Jackson native and filmmaker Tom Rice buys theater, plans renovation, 8/15/99, 1F
  • Caps for Kids SEE UMC
  • CapSource
    • Venture capital firm helping finance expansion of McAlister's Deli, 5/29/99, 1C
  • Captain's Catch of the Day
    • Restaurant review, 4/15/99, 4F
  • Car tags SEE Automobile tags
  • Cardiac Arrest Event
    • Clinton
      • Awareness of heart disease, 7/29/99, 2B
  • Carjacking, Jackson
    • 2 arrested in theft of Lexus in Eastover area
      • 2 girls forced to run for their lives, 12/24/99, 1B
  • Carjackings, Jackson
    • Cornell Campbell talked about crime on tape, 4/23/99, 1A; 10/26/99, 1B
    • New Mexico man shot on Erie Street; recovering at UMC, 9/23/99, 3B
  • Carjackings, Jackson SEE ALSO Maxwell, Nadine
  • Carjackings, Southaven
    • Enfant taken in carjacking is returned, 1/7/99, 2B
  • Carjackings, Terry
    • 1 adult, 4 juveniles also accused of armed robbery in Crystal Springs, 2/23/99, 3B
  • Carlisle, Jennifer
    • Jackson Prep student has perfect score on ACT, 4/16/99, 5B
  • Carlton, Neely
    • State Senator narrowly escapes injury in 2 back-to-back accidents, 8/24/99, 5B
  • Carlyle, Bill
    • City of Clinton honors late pediatrician with 5K Run/Walk, 12/21/99, 2B
  • Carousels SEE Dentzel carousel
  • Carp
    • State to allow importing of Asian fish
      • To help control parasites, 9/4/99, 1B
  • Carpenter, Don
    • Jackson physician's body found by fiance in swimming pool, 2/12/99, 7B
  • Carpooling
    • Safely getting to and from school, 2/2/99, 1E
  • Carr Central High School
    • Fate of landmark remains in limbo, 2/8/99, 2B
  • Carr, Hope
    • Yazoo City watercolorist, 10/20/99, 1E
  • Carroll, Blake and Kelsey SEE Liberty Park
  • Carrollton, Mississippi
    • Town wants a musical band to unify its community, 3/17/99, 1A
  • Carson, James
    • Former JSU football coach dies, 10/8/99, 1A
  • Carter Hill Baptist Church
    • Small Beaumont church burns; members not injured, 2/15/99, 1B
  • Carter, Joe
    • Man graduates from MSU with daughter Laura Leigh Carter, 5/14/99, 1A
  • Carter, Mary SEE Hinds County Department of Public Works
  • Carter, Phillip
    • HIV-positive man serving sentence for failing to notify sex partner, 11/18/99, 1B
  • Carter, Preston
    • JPD officer wins honorable mention in national TOP COPS program, 10/17/99, 1B
  • Carter, Tamara
    • Man did not like ice cream sandwich; shoots vender Carter, 4/30/99, 5B
  • Carver Elementary School
    • Indianola
      • Members of safety patrol get trip to Washington, DC, 4/11/99, 1B
  • Carver Middle School
    • Raymond school goes online, 9/11/99, 4B
  • Carver Village
    • Pascagoula rallies to save housing project, 5/17/99, 4B; 6/7/99, 4B
  • Case, Carroll
    • Claim of the slaying of black soldiers unlikely, officials say, 5/31/99, 6B; 12/23/99, 1B; 12/24/99, 1B
  • Case, Jimmy
    • Annandale man facing drug charges, 7/1/99, 2B; 7/2/99, 2B; 7/7/99, 2B
  • Cash Bait Shop and Grocery
    • Flowood business seeking new owner
      • Helper Pappy Hursey, 85, wants to stay on, 10/4/99, 1A
  • Cashman, Pat
    • Vicksburg Post publisher honored by United Way, 2/14/99, 1B
  • Casinos SEE Gambling
  • Casket Royale
    • N.H. company challenges state's casket sales law, 10/21/99, 4B
  • Casnel, Angela
    • High school senior made guardian of 2 younger siblings, 11/24/99, 1A
  • Castanedo, Stephen
    • Arizona man, acting as guardian, defrauds state veteran of $100,000+, 7/8/99, 1B
  • Castlewoods Country Club
    • Semi-private effort fails; club is fully private again, 2/23/99, 2B
  • Cat Island
    • Congressmen move toward federal purchase of barrier island
      • Privately owned, 8/3/99, 1B; 10/1/99, 5B
    • State purchase from Boddie family up for vote, 11/14/99, 1B
  • Catfish
    • Newspaper readers name catfish as state's leading export, 10/11/99, 1D
  • Catfish industry
    • Fish smaller this year; farmers unable to meet demand, 11/4/99, 1C
    • Mennonites turn to catfish farming as way to diversify, 10/27/99, 1C
  • Cats
    • Treecat lives in a tree in Leake County, 5/3/99, 1A
  • Cedar Hill Road
    • Madison County
      • Are dwellings cabins or houses?, 1/22/99, 2B
  • Ceili
    • Traditional Irish dance held at Ag Museum, 11/22/99, 1B
  • Celebrate Jesus 2000
    • Door-to-door Bible hand-out in Pearl and Brandon, 9/28/99, 2B
  • Cellular South
    • Now offering services in Jackson area, 1/21/99, 1C
    • Wins Blue Chip Initiative Award, 9/24/99, 1C
  • Cellular telephone towers
    • Compromise reached on Tritel tower near Gluckstadt, 7/17/99, 2B
    • Madison County working on countywide plan, 11/16/99, 2B
    • Public protest delays Tritel tower in Madison County, 10/19/99, 2B; 11/15/99, 1B
    • Telepak tower in Madison County opposed, 5/14/99, 2B; 6/12/99, 2B; 6/22/99, 2B; 9/24/99, 2B
  • Cellular telephones
    • Customers' bills can come as a surprise, 7/7/99, 1C
    • Many choices among service, 3/7/99, 1C
    • Safety tips, 5/25/99, 1C
  • CelticFest '99
    • At Ag Museum, 9/9/99, 11F; 9/13/99, 1B
  • Cemeteries, Biloxi
    • Judge to decide fate of 18th Century cemetery on Back Bay, 5/15/99, 4B
  • Census 2000
    • 'Together..We Count' contest, 9/6/99, 1A
    • 1st computerized census to cost $8 Billion, 5/23/99, 1B
    • 28 languages spoken in state pose challenge for census takers, 3/14/99, 1B
    • 4 more offices open in state, 6/7/99, 1B
    • Advertising blitz in TV prime time, 11/7/99, 1B
    • America's classrooms now much more diverse, 7/29/99, 1B
    • An incorrect count could cost state $800M, Rep Thompson says, 2/19/99, 5B
    • B.B. King among celebrities promoting census, 8/8/99, 1B
    • Baby boomers' children entering schools in record numbers, 7/12/99, 2B
    • Business support for the Census, 10/18/99, 1B
    • Census Bureau data is confidential, 7/19/99, 1B
    • Census figures allow Bureau to assess needs of veterans, 11/22/99, 1B
    • Census in the Schools program, 3/15/99, 1B
    • Census Monitoring Board urges Mississippians to be counted, 6/10/99, 1B
    • Census workers needed on Gulf Coast, 7/27/99, 6B
    • Choctaw Indians promoting census, 6/28/99, 1B
    • City of Jackson launching campaign to ensure proper count, 3/24/99, 3B; 3/25/99, 1B
    • College students seen as census takers, 6/30/99, 1B
    • Coloring book draws attention to upcoming count, 12/19/99, 2B
    • Count of the disabled affects funding levels, 4/12/99, 1B
    • Counting disabled a top priority, 5/16/99, 1B
    • Counting of the prison population, 12/5/99, 1A
    • Delta Sigma Theta members hit the streets, 6/27/99, 1B
    • Effort to count state's homeless population, 10/25/99, 1B
    • Effort to reach senior citizens, 9/13/99, 1B
    • Extension Service workers to give out information, 10/4/99, 1B
    • Federal funding at risk with the census count, 4/19/99, 1B
    • Federal programs that benefit children are at stake, 9/5/99, 1A
    • Full counting of all minorities essential, advocate says, 9/19/99, 1A
    • Hiring of field workers, 3/1/99, 1B
    • Latitude allowed in defining race, 8/22/99, 1A
    • Local workers preferred for 5000 part-time jobs, 12/12/99, 1B
    • Madison County chosen for American Community Survey, 6/1/99, 1B
    • Meridian and Biloxi aim for metropolitan designation, 4/26/99, 1A
    • Military is ready for census count, 11/27/99, 1B
    • Mississippi college towns to take special interest in Census, 8/30/99, 1B
    • Mississippi Congressmen make bipartisan appeal for census count, 4/6/99, 1A
    • Mississippi needs full count, Rep Shows says, 2/17/99, 4B
    • Mississippi population is getting older, 8/1/99, 1B
    • MSU students develop state media plan, 6/21/99, 1B
    • Officials trying to make sure more are counted in Delta, 5/3/99, 1A
    • Officials want census lists compared to counties' 911 records, 2/22/99, 1B
    • Partnership with Goodwill Industries in support of census, 5/7/99, 1B
    • Postal service addressing census delivery issues, 11/1/99, 1B
    • Poverty in Mississippi, 11/5/99, 1B
    • Program to inform school children of importance of the census, 10/28/99, 1E
    • Quality of life for Mississippi children at stake, 3/21/99, 1A
    • Reaching those living in rural areas, 11/15/99, 1B
    • Religious leaders urging cooperation, 10/11/99, 1A
    • Sampling plan would invite lawsuits, Republicans say, 3/7/99, 1A
    • Smith and Jones among top surnames in US, 3/29/99, 1A
    • Songwriters Tara and Dale Gallagher write tune to publicize census, 9/27/99, 4B
    • Statistics show large population gains in Madison and Rankin counties
      • Hinds loses 7200+, 3/28/99, 1A, 11A
    • Trashing forms could be costly to citizens, 6/14/99, 1A
    • Undercount would jeopardize Congressional seat, 1/25/99, 1A; 1/26/99, 1A
    • Waiver allows qualified non-citizens to assist with count, 7/26/99, 1B
    • Web site provided by state
      • www.Mississippi.counts.com, 3/7/99, 1B
    • Workers do field canvassing of Gulp Coast area, 2/7/99, 1B
    • Workers stress need for accurate census, 1/31/99, 1B
  • Centerfolds
    • 10 arrested on sex and nudity charges, 7/11/99, 1B
    • Durant man Tony Davis shot to death at his bachelor party, 2/14/99, 1A
    • Injunction sought against strip club, 7/23/99, 1B
    • Jackson strip club shut down by judge, 8/13/99, 1A
    • Strip club reopens with new owner, 9/4/99, 1B
  • Centobie, Mario
    • 2 Alabama residents in battle to claim reward money, 12/15/99, 1B
    • Accused killer's hunger strike lasts 2 days, 2/7/99, 1B
    • Alabama deputies find plastic handcuff key in his mouth, 6/5/99, 1A
    • Alabama jury recommends death for convicted killer, 5/16/99, 1B
    • Alabama trial; faces Rankin County charges later, 5/11/99, 1B; 5/12/99, 4B; 5/13/99, 1B
    • Found guilty at Alabama trial, 5/15/99, 1A
    • Given death sentence in Alabama, 7/9/99, 1B
    • Lawsuit by Alabama widow: suit against state agencies dismissed, 9/15/99, 1B; 10/1/99, 1B
  • Centobie, Mario SEE ALSO Granberry, Jeremy
  • Central Industries
    • Former poultry official Terrance Miller pleads guilty to offal dumping
      • 'Blood Creek', 12/11/99, 1A
  • Central Mississippi Correctional Facility
    • Employees contribute $15,300 to United Way, 11/18/99, 2B
    • Female inmates' children to get 'Red Boots for Christmas', 12/18/99, 1E
    • Inmate releases prison guard hostage, gives up, 10/24/99, 1B; 10/25/99, 1B
    • Women inmates' Stitch in Time quilts, 11/15/99, 1B
  • Central Mississippi Health Services
    • 2nd clinic run by Hinds County supervisors' brothers asks for funds, 5/11/99, 1A
    • Can Hinds County give funds to public health clinics?, 6/30/99, 1B
  • Central Mississippi Medical Center
    • Agreement reached on employees' short-term disability benefits, 3/27/99, 1B
    • Hinds County wants to collect three-fourths of taxes early, 7/19/99, 1B
    • Love Light Tree tribute to cancer sufferers, 12/8/99, 2B
    • New name for Methodist Healthcare, 3/11/99, 5B
    • North campus fights to stay open, 7/2/99, 1B; 7/9/99, 1A; 9/8/99, 1A
    • North campus: Baptist Hospital question halts hearing, 10/14/99, 1B
    • North campus: decision by state health officer within month, 10/19/99, 1B
    • North campus: facility told it must close, 11/19/99, 1A; 11/24/99, 1A
    • North campus: few patients being drawn from nearby area, 10/12/99, 1B
    • North campus: Fordice steps in, 5/22/99, 1A; 5/26/99, 1A; 6/16/99, 1B; 12/14/99, 1A
    • North campus: Health Dept in quandary over Fordice's moves, 12/15/99, 1A
    • North campus: hearings on closure, 10/5/99, 1A; 10/6/99, 1A; 10/7/99, 1B
    • North campus: Hinds County asks Legislature to help save facility, 12/21/99, 1A
    • North campus: is it really needed?, 6/19/99, 1A; 9/19/99, 1B
    • North campus: judge closes facility, 12/31/99, 1A
    • North campus: St. Dominic not hurt by CMMC, attorney says, 10/13/99, 1B
    • North Jackson campus ordered closed: legal fight still on, 6/2/99, 1B
    • Programs and services now open to hearing impaired, 6/17/99, 1B
    • SEE ALSO Mississippi Methodist Healthcare
  • Central Mississippi Regional Library System
    • New Flowood branch, 1/26/99, 2B
    • New library for Pearl, 10/30/99, 2B
    • Restaurant tax eyed to pay for new Brandon library, 1/29/99, 2B; 5/4/99, 2B
  • Century 21 #1 Realty Group
    • Merger of 5 realtors in north Mississippi, 3/20/99, 1C
  • Century Funeral Home
    • Yazoo City
      • Bag of human tissue found buried on grounds, 8/5/99, 1B
  • Century Ride
    • Benefit bike ride for UMMC Children's Hospital, 3/27/99, 2B
  • Chain, Chris
    • Columbus entrepreneur uses apartments to rebuild downtowns, 12/27/99, 3B
  • Challenger League
    • Baseball league for disabled kids, 5/14/99, 1E
  • Chamberlain-Hunt Academy
    • Benefactors give military academy new lease on life, 3/22/99, 1B
  • Champagne
    • Mississippians should have no problem finding bubbly for New Year's, 12/10/99, 1E
  • Chaney, Ben
    • Brother of Ron Chaney to lead 1999 'Freedom Ride', 5/30/99, 1B; 6/21/99, 4B
  • Chapel of the Cross
    • Day in the Country celebration, 10/1/99, 2B
  • Character education SEE Public schools, Mississippi
  • Charity hospitals
    • Closed for a decade, but not forgotten, 8/8/99, 1A
  • Check-cashing outlets
    • Charge high prices to cash checks, 6/14/99, 3B
    • Manager of Jackson store charged with staging holdup, 10/16/99, 1B
    • Training seminars on record keeping, 10/8/99, 1C
  • Checks (banking)
    • State check writers enjoy 4th lowest service fees in nation, 10/15/99, 1C
    • Take precaution to prevent check theft, 12/27/99, 1B
  • Cheeks, Darlene
    • Woman given 10-year sentence in death of student Ronnie Gaylor, 2/2/99, 1B
  • ChemFirst Inc
    • 3rd quarter earnings up 17%, 10/22/99, 1C
  • Chernobyl computer virus
    • Not nearly as worrisome as Melissa bug, 4/27/99, 1C
  • Chernobyl, Russia
    • 4 children receive medical treatment in Madison area, 7/6/99, 1A
  • Cherokee Inn
    • Restaurant review, 1/28/99, 4F
  • Cherry, Bobby
    • Cherry's former wife Willadean Brogdon will testify, 7/22/99, 1A
    • Granddaughter implicates Texas man in 1963 Birmingham church bombing, 6/17/99, 1A
    • Texas man suspect in 1963 Birmingham church bombing, 7/4/99, 1A
  • Chevron Co
    • Its refinery in Pascagoula buys no oil from Mississippi, 3/21/99, 1C
  • Chick-fil-A
    • Veggie Tales books with Kid's Meals, 12/18/99, 1E
  • Child abuse
    • 19-year old woman Shantela Smith gets probation in her baby's killing, 4/11/99, 1A
    • 3 Itawamba County parents charged in felony neglect
      • Children exposed to paint fumes, 8/5/99, 1B
    • Troy McGee accused of scalding feet of girlfriend's child, 5/12/99, 4B
    • Tupelo couple Leslie Franklin and Archie Irby face charges, 1/27/99, 1B
    • Walthall County: Court ouburst costs Glenn Baker's father to lose custody, 3/1/99, 1B
    • Young mothers who 'throw away' their babies a tragic trend, 4/19/99, 1A
  • Child abuse SEE ALSO Child Abuse Prevention Month
  • Child Abuse Prevention Month
    • Blue Ribbon Campaign, 4/2/99, 5B; 4/6/99, 2B; 4/10/99, 1B
  • Child care
    • Few in state using federal government-financed child care, 10/21/99, 1A
  • Child Care Partnership Grant
    • City Council questions cost of child care program, 10/13/99, 1B; 10/17/99, 1B
  • Child Evangelism Fellowship
    • Getting children intersted in the Bible, 5/15/99, 1E
  • Child Nutrition Reauthorization Act
    • Program buys after school snacks for needy children, 4/1/99, 1B
  • Child pornography
    • Convictions rise as Internet's role grows, 8/16/99, 1A, 8A
    • Pearl man Jimmy Sumrall sent images to inmates in 2 prisons, 7/17/99, 2B
    • Vicksburg police officer Bart Henriques found guilty, 8/6/99, 1B; 11/5/99, 1B
  • Child Prep
    • Pupil readiness program may go statewide, 7/8/99, 4B
  • Child support
    • Michael Mahoney owes $165,000; may lose home in Virginia, 12/30/99, 1B
  • Child-restraint devices
    • 80 police officers honored for enforcement efforts, 2/12/99, 7B
  • Childhood illnesses
    • How sick is too sick to go to school?, 8/31/99, 1E
  • Children
    • How old is old enough to be left home alone?, 11/12/99, 1E
  • Children of Chernobyl
    • 5 weeks in Madison for rest and medical attention, 6/15/99, 2B
  • Children's Book Festival
    • At USM in March, 3/14/99, 3B
  • Children's Cancer Center SEE UMC
  • Children's clothes
    • Plus sizes hard to find, 10/24/99, 1F
  • Children's Health Insurance Program
    • Confusion over publicity hampers program, 2/22/99, 1B; 2/24/99, 1B
    • Enrollment begins for federal program, 12/21/99, 1B
    • More than half those eligible in state are enrolled, 8/23/99, 1B
    • State beats federal deadline with application, 2/10/99, 1A; 2/11/99, 1A
    • State proposal not in line with federal mandates, 1/13/99, 1A
  • Children's Hospital Day
    • Shriners celebrate with children they've helped, 6/13/99, 1B
  • Children's Scholarship Fund
    • Pave the way to school choice, 3/25/99, 1E
  • Children's Scholarship Fund-Metro Jackson
    • Sends low-income students to private schools, 4/22/99, 6B
  • Children, Mississippi
    • 3 religious leaders say more must be done, 1/6/99, 1E
    • KIDS COUNT data: high death rates for state's children, 5/30/99, 1A, 12A
    • KIDS COUNT ranks state last in services to children, 5/19/99, 1A
    • State climbs 6 slots to rank number 42 in places to raise children, 7/28/99, 3B
    • State not using federal funds, advocates say, 1/16/99, 1A
  • Chimneyville Crafts Fesitval
    • Access to crafts and craftspeople, 11/28/99, 10G; 12/3/99, 2B, 1E; 12/5/99, 1B
  • Chin, C.O.
    • Local civil rights leader dies at age 80, 7/23/99, 2B
  • Chinese Golden Dragon Acrobats
    • At Millsaps College, 4/4/99, 17G
  • Chinn, Joseph
    • Escapee from Hinds County sheriff car surrenders, 1/1/99, 6B
  • CHIP SEE Children's Health Insurance Program
  • Chisholm, Joey
    • Tupelo police officer arrested
      • Had arsenal of stolen guns and explosives, 12/13/99, 1A; 12/14/99, 1A
  • Chlorfenapyr SEE Cotton crop
  • Choctaw Indian Fair
    • Old meets new, 7/15/99, 10F; 7/18/99, 1B
    • SEE ALSO Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians
    • Stickball World Series, 7/9/99, 1A
  • Choctaw Indians
    • Working with Corps of Engineers to protect woodlands, 11/20/99, 1B
  • Choctaw Indians SEE Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians
  • Chop shops
    • 3 arrested at County Line Complete Auto Repair, 6/25/99, 1B
  • Chris Lane
    • Rankin County residents want road closed
      • Speeding and drinking on road, 6/10/99, 2B
  • Christian band concert
    • The King's Kids and Fruit Gang perform, 12/3/99, 2B
  • Christian Crosses Inc
    • Crosses at Vicksburg headquarters, 9/4/99, 1E
    • Sara Abraham of Vicksburg restores roadside reminders, 2/19/99, 1E; 2/23/99, 1E
  • Christian music
    • Is music muddied since it went mainstream?, 3/13/99, 1E
  • Christianaires
    • Sontag gospel group, 7/23/99, 1E
  • Christmas
    • Holiday office parties: behave yourself, 12/8/99, 1E
    • Utica decorating contest, 12/7/99, 2B
  • Christmas parades, Clinton
    • Santa Claus will arrive in a helicopter, 12/3/99, 2B; 12/5/99, 1B
  • Christmas parades, Jackson
    • Santa and Woodie Assaf usher in holidays, 11/30/99, 1B; 12/1/99, 2B; 12/5/99, 1B
  • Christmas parades, Madison
    • Children sharing city's name to be grand marshalls, 11/16/99, 2B; 12/5/99, 1B
  • Christmas Tour of Homes
    • In Terry, 12/8/99, 2B
  • Christmas, 1999
    • Dale McGee of Raymond decorates his castle, 12/23/99, 2B
    • Gift guide for grandmothers, 12/5/99, 1F
    • Handmade gifts special, 12/1/99, 1E
    • Holiday events, 11/28/99, 11G; 11/30/99, 2B; 12/2/99, 10F
    • Holiday help for the hungry and the homeless, 12/26/99, 1A
    • Holiday spirit alive at social agencies, 11/23/99, 1B; 12/22/99, 1B
    • Jacksonian Kay Snelson feeds city workers working on Christmas day, 12/12/99, 1B; 12/23/99, 1B
    • No grinch for local charities during holidays, 12/17/99, 2B
    • Petrosino family repeat winners in Clinton decorating contest, 12/28/99, 2B
    • Police to protect shoppers in Ridgeland, 12/2/99, 2B
    • Post Office urges early mailings, 11/19/99, 1C
    • Prepared meals popular in today's fast-paced living, 11/24/99, 1C
    • Put the cookies out: Santo comes tonight, 12/24/99, 1E
    • Retailers expect good shopping season, 11/27/99, 1A, 1C; 11/30/99, 2B
    • Retailers find shortage of part-time help, 11/22/99, 10C
    • Shoppers on a spree, 12/24/99, 1A; 12/28/99, 1B
    • Shopping center Santas don't have it easy, 12/17/99, 1E
    • Shopping gives way to sentiment on eve of holiday, 12/25/99, 1!
    • Thousands flock to casinos for holidays, 12/27/99, 5B; 12/28/99, 1B
    • Today is deadline for mailing Xmas gifts, 12/23/99, 1C
    • Tree in Capitol building, 11/30/99, 5B; 12/9/99, 1A (catches fire); 12/13/99, 1B; 12/21/99, 1B
  • Church fires
    • 38th Avenue First Union Baptist Church in Meridian, 11/7/99, 1B
    • Indiana man Jay Ballinger admits to 32 fires--some in Mississippi, 2/25/99, 1B
  • Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints
    • Gives away warm clothing in Bolton, 1/10/99, 1B
  • Church of the Living God
    • Madison County
      • Church denied permission for temp building in residential area, 8/14/99, 2B
  • Churches, Mississippi
    • Churches not planning more security following Ft.Worth shootings, 9/17/99, 1A
    • Many churches home to state's history, 5/10/99, 1D
    • Today using modern technologies to get message to masses, 6/7/99, 1D
  • Cigarette smoking SEE Tobacco
  • Cigarette smoking SEE Tobacco companies
  • Cities, Mississippi
    • Preserving trees: urban forests boost property values, 1/18/99, 1A
    • Small town downtowns taking on residential look, 5/2/99, 1F
  • Citizens Bank of Philadelphia
    • To trade on Amex, 10/15/99, 1C
  • Citizenship
    • Many local residents study hard to become US citizens, 7/4/99, 1F
  • City attorneys, Jackson
    • City seeking 5 new attorneys, 9/5/99, 1B
  • City contracts
    • Disparity study public hearings at Medical Mall, 10/28/99, 1B
    • Handbook 'How To do Business With the City of Jackson', 2/24/99, 1C
    • Jackson's minority goal may have to be justified, 12/30/99, 1A
    • Study finds disparity problems in Jackson
      • Minority businesses under utilized, 8/19/99, 1A; 8/24/99, 5B
  • City Council
    • 100 Concerned Clergy for a Better Jackson, 2/25/99, 1A
    • A Council in crisis, 2/20/99, 1A, 10A, 11A; 2/21/99, 1A; 3/8/99, 1B
    • Acting president Bo Brown wants higher pay for extra duties, 3/29/99, 1B
    • After scandals, Bo Brown calls for 'team approach', 2/23/99, 1A
    • After Williams and Armstrong convictions, can Council recoup image?, 11/22/99, 1A
    • AG opinion on election of president and vice president before July, 4/13/99, 4B
    • AG opinion: Council can't appoint its own attorney, 4/28/99, 1A
    • Armstrong case: Council's image hurting, 2/19/99, 1A; 2/22/99, 1A
    • Armstrong's assistant Gilbert Sturgis still at work, 2/23/99, 4A
    • Bo Brown elected president, 4/21/99, 1B
    • Councilman McLemore creates Ward 2 task force, 5/3/99, 1B
    • Councilmen want limit placed on number of resolutions, 5/12/99, 1A; 5/14/99, 1B; 5/19/99, 4B
    • Criminal cloud: who else is involved?, 2/23/99, 1A
    • FBI questions Council members once again
      • Not related to Time/Warner or Stardust Cabaret, 1/29/99, 1A
    • Laptop computers will connect Council members to constituents, 5/27/99, 1B
    • Leslie McLemore sponsors public hearings, 6/14/99, 3B
    • Mayor Johnson and some Council members want a pay raise, 4/26/99, 1A; 11/23/99, 1A
    • MSU study on pay and staffing, 6/15/99, 1B
    • Panel OKs raises for Mayor and Council members, 10/26/99, 1B
    • Proposal would shorten meetings, 4/20/99, 4B; 5/22/99, 4B
    • Reno and Williams before FBI on Stardust Cabaret case, 2/18/99, 1A; 2/19/99, 1A
    • Scandal cast shadow over business environment, 3/7/99, 1C
    • Special election: Seals and McLemore announce, 3/9/99, 3B; 3/19/99, 7B
    • Stokes ends effort to eliminate weekly work sessions, 6/23/99, 5B
    • Stokes removes his name from Declaration of Conduct
      • Says Council members calling him names, 4/22/99, 1A
    • Stokes seeks apology from FBI for ongoing investigation, 4/7/99, 1A
    • Troubles haven't slowed its effectiveness, Brown says, 10/27/99, 1B
    • Vote for new president to replace Armstrong is postponed, 2/24/99, 6A
    • Votes to apply for child care grant from Dept of Human Services, 10/20/99, 5B
  • City Council SEE ALSO Armstrong, ...
  • City Council SEE ALSO McLemore, Leslie
  • City Council SEE ALSO Williams, Robert
  • City employees
    • Amended Jackson rules: new workers must live in Jackson or Hinds County, 2/3/99, 1A
    • City Council delays vote on issue of residency, 1/6/99, 1B
    • Health plan for city employees sent back to committee, 12/17/99, 3B; 12/22/99, 5B
    • Residency rules vary among state municipalities, 2/2/99, 1B
  • City government
    • City Council hires Phyllis Gray-Ray to study departments
      • Long range planing, 8/25/99, 1B
    • Speedier response to citizens' concerns by city departments sought, 1/23/99, 1B
  • City/county relations
    • Development in rural Hinds County brings conflict, 4/12/99, 1A
    • Jackson and Hinds County work out differences, 5/2/99, 1B
  • Civil rights
    • Mayor Johnson plans to highlight city of Jackson's role, 7/8/99, 1B
    • Reuben Anderson: 'Don't Let Fight for Justice Fade Away', 9/12/99, 2B
  • Civil Rights Connection
    • Group of New York teenagers visit landmarks, 6/2/99, 1B
  • Civil rights workers
    • AG Moore knew a decade ago that evidence existed in 1964 slayings, 2/14/99, 1A
    • Chaney, Goodman, Schwerner honored by modern-day freedom riders, 6/21/99, 4B
    • Edgar Ray Killen denies part in the KKK killings, 1/24/99, 1A
    • Jesse Jackson at church service in Philadelphia, MS, 4/22/99, 1B
    • Michael Schwerner's widow wants KKK prosecuted, 1/11/99, 1A; 1/21/99, 1A; 2/7/99, 1A
    • Philadelphia DA Ken Turner seeks files in KKK killings, 1/21/99, 1A
    • Reprint of June 24, 1964, article in 'The Meridian Star', 9/5/99, 1B
  • Civil War
    • City of Raymond's efforts to preserve its battlefield, 12/1/99, 2B
    • Group of Marines tours Mississippi Civil War battlefields, 11/22/99, 1B
    • Memorials statewide set for Confederate veterans, 4/17/99, 5B; 5/3/99, 1B
    • Mississippi Colored Infantry Regiment re-enactment, 6/13/99, 1A
  • CivilTech
    • Firm hired for $1.475 Million drainage project in Jackson, 7/22/99, 1B
  • Clarion-Ledger
    • Headlines of the century, 7/19/99, 1D
    • New advertising and financial directors named, 1/12/99, 1C
    • New circulation manager is Elizabeth Rose, 7/8/99, 1C
    • Parent company Gannett announces ethical standards for its papers, 6/15/99, 1C
    • Upgrade to website, 10/31/99, 1C
    • Wins several awards in contest sponsored by Miss. Press Association, 6/20/99, 1B
  • Clarion-Ledger's All-Stars Seniors
    • Top students chosen as 1999 CLASS honorees, 5/4/99, 1B; 5/7/99, 6-7A, 1B
  • Clark, Eric
    • Q&A with Secretary of State, 12/12/99, 2H
  • Clark, Jennifer SEE Traffic accidents, Clinton
  • Clarksdale, Mississippi
    • Clinton visits city, 6/20/99, 1A; 6/22/99, 1B; 7/5/99, 1A; 7/6/99, 1A; 7/7/99, 1A, 3A
    • Clinton's visit--same song, different verse?, 7/11/99, 1C
    • Town readies for President Clinton's economic opportunity visit, 7/4/99, 1A
  • Class size SEE School districts
  • Claxton, Gerald
    • Covenant Presbyterian Church's choirmaster retires, 4/24/99, 1E
  • Clean Water Act
    • Sierra Club suit compels state to establish pollution limits, 2/1/99, 1B
  • Clear Channel Inc
    • Radio station conglomerate to buy AMFM Inc, 10/5/99, 1C
  • Clinton budget, 2000
    • City budget boasts revenue increase, no new taxes, 9/3/99, 2B
  • Clinton Community Christian Corp
    • WAIT program: sexual abstinence for teenagers, 9/23/99, 2B
  • Clinton Community Christian Corporation
    • Volunteers help needy at Thanksgiving, 11/24/99, 2B
  • Clinton Community Nature Center
    • Price Hall dedicated, 6/2/99, 2B
  • Clinton Fire Department
    • Aldermen to pruchase new fire truck ahead of schedule, 12/10/99, 2B
  • Clinton First Baptist Church
    • Seniors have rocking chair party, 5/15/99, 1E
  • Clinton Health and Rehabilitation Center
    • Rep Ronnie Shows visits, 8/21/99, 1B
  • Clinton High School
    • New traffic light at entrance, 2/17/99, 2B
  • Clinton Junior Civic League
    • Looking for vendors for Fall Fest '99, 9/1/99, 2B
  • Clinton Ministerial Alliance SEE Race realtions
  • Clinton Parkway Project
    • North/south parkway to begin, 10/22/99, 2B; 11/19/99, 2B; 11/20/99, 2B
  • Clinton Police Department
    • Chief Byington to attend school safety forum, 7/15/99, 2B
  • Clinton Public Schools
    • Character First Program, 2/3/99, 2B
    • Construction projects scheduled for 2000, 10/21/99, 2B
    • District is a model for improving other schools, 4/23/99, 2B
    • Grant used to place police in schools, 12/17/99, 2B
    • Interim superintendent Tommye Henderson seeks permanent post, 1/22/99, 2B; 1/28/99, 2B
    • New policy defines 'unacceptable behavior', 8/28/99, 2B
    • School year begins, 8/17/99, 1A
  • Clinton Showcase '99
    • Exhibitors showing off talents, 9/18/99, 2B
  • Clinton YMCA
    • Bill Lowry to raffle off miniature NASCAR to benefit Y, 8/21/99, 2B
  • Clinton, Mississippi
    • Again named Entergy Corporation Team City, 8/27/99, 2B
    • Beautification along Jefferson St in Olde Towne, 10/29/99, 2B
    • Plan for visitors and welcome center, 3/18/99, 2B
    • Project ALERT aims at city's problems, 12/28/99, 2B
    • Town's economy is booming, 11/3/99, 1C; 11/12/99, 2B
  • Clinton, William
    • Clinton acquitted but still tarnished
      • Local reaction, 2/13/99, 1A; 2/17/99, 4B
    • Impeachment proceedings: Lott gets mixed reviews, 2/14/99, 1A
    • Impeachment trial gives area students history lesson, 1/15/99, 4A
    • Jackson lawyer Michael Wallace assisting Trent Lott, 1/6/99, 1A
    • Sen. Cochran is open to censuring the President, 1/3/99, 3H (Minor column)
  • Clinton, William SEE ALSO Clarksdale, Mississippi
  • Close Up
    • Brothers reviving magazine aimed at black community, 5/27/99, 1C
  • Clower, Jerry
    • Late comedian's spirit still alive in Liberty, 1/9/99, 1A
  • Club Makaveli
    • Release of owner James Williams after raid is investigated, 8/16/99, 1B; 8/17/99, 1B
  • Club Paradise
    • JPD arrests 20 in Mill Street nightclub raid, 6/17/99, 1B; 6/29/99, 1A; 7/29/99, 1B
  • Club Sigg
    • Tunica County nightclub owner Van Siggers pleads guilty
      • Drug and prostitution charges, 5/7/99, 3B
  • Coahoma County Jail
    • Sued in hanging death of prisoner Randy Lawson, 6/19/99, 1B
  • Coalition for Citizens With Disabilities
    • Charity granted 90-day bingo license, 6/8/99, 1C
  • Coast School of Gaming and Bartending Inc
    • Private school licensed in Biloxi, 7/16/99, 1C
  • Coats
    • Style more important than substance in the warm South, 10/10/99, 1F
  • Cobb, Kay
    • Appointed to state high court, replacing James Roberts, 3/3/99, 1A
  • Coca-Cola Co SEE Willard, Edward
  • Cocaine
    • 18-wheeler carrying ice cream also carry 100 kilograms of cocaine
      • Near Meridian, 3/5/99, 6B
    • Brothers Johnny Ray and Michael Sims of Canton face charges, 3/27/99, 2B
    • Routine traffic stop on I-20 nets $7.4 Million in drugs, 3/5/99, 1A
    • Traffic stop on I-55 at Brookhaven nets $25Million load, 5/21/99, 1B
    • Truck carrying lettuce as cover: cocaine and marijuana found
      • In Warren County, 3/6/99, 1B
  • Cochran, Johnnie
    • May open office in Jackson, 7/2/99, 1B
  • Cochran, Johnnie SEE ALSO Maranantha Faith Center
  • Cohen, Edward
    • His book 'The Pedlar's Grandson' is reviewed, 10/10/99, 3H
  • Cohen, Jennifer SEE Lawrence County High School Band
  • Cold cases: Jackson's unsolved homicides
    • Special series, 2/28/99-
  • Cole, Damion SEE Nkumzimana, Fides
  • Coleman, Thomas A
    • Appeals Court judge resigns, giving no reason, 2/20/99, 1B
  • College Access Planning Program
    • Information on schloarships, 8/13/99, 2B
  • College athletes
    • Federal court throws out NCAA's freshman eligibility rule
      • Confusion ensues, 3/10/99, 1A
  • College Board
    • Homan is approved for Board, 5/21/99, 4B
    • To name new member, succeeding the late Jake Mills, 4/20/99, 1B; 5/8/99, 1B
  • College students
    • Healthy eating tips for first year students, 8/17/99, 1E
    • Live at home or on campus?, 7/29/99, 1E
    • Many gain experience, edge by working during holidays, 1/3/99, 1B
    • Mississippi ranks near top in graduating women, 2/28/99, 1B
    • More state students enrolling in in-state colleges, 1/17/99, 1B
    • State universities have programs to combat binge drinking, 9/17/99, 1E
  • Colleges and universities
    • 'Chronicle of Higher Education' warns of lean budgets ahead, 8/15/99, 1B
    • Board considers out-of-state tuition increase, 4/13/99, 1A; 4/16/99, 1A; 5/20/99, 1B
    • Board to study requests for new courses, 7/14/99, 1B
    • Candidates will speak at various graduation services, 4/18/99, 1B; 5/9/99, 1B
    • College fair at Mississippi Coliseum, 10/15/99, 1B; 11/9/99, 1B; 11/10/99, 1B
    • Enrollment continues to grow at state's 8 universities, 2/8/99, 1A, 5A; 11/22/99, 1B
    • Enrollment up slightly at state universities, 9/9/99, 3B
    • Good economy is boost to state schools, 2/7/99, 1B
    • Inter-Alumni Council pushing support, 1/3/99, 1B
    • MPACT prepaid tuition program underway, 9/6/99, 7B; 9/8/99, 1B; 10/31/99, 1B
    • MUW, Millsaps ranked highly by 'US News...', 8/20/99, 1B
    • Presidents earn thousands of dollars in consulting fees
      • Before to taking office, 12/12/99, 1A
    • Presidents' pay raise, 8/14/99, 1B; 8/24/99, 1B; 8/31/99, 1A; 9/1/99, 1B; 9/6/99, 1A
    • Presidents' pay raise: College BD and foundations meet, 9/8/99, 1A; 9/9/99, 3B
    • Presidents' pay raise: raise for leaders of largest schools OK'd, 9/16/99, 1A
    • Private colleges line up prominent graduation speakers, 4/18/99, 5B
    • Schools beefing up campus security, 1/18/99, 1A
    • Schools seek more financial aid for students, 1/2/99, 1A
    • Schools want $114 Million increase for 2001, 9/15/99, 1A; 10/2/99, 1A
    • State schools breaking donations records, 6/13/99, 1B
    • State schools have programs in place to fight binge drinking, 9/17/99, 1E
    • State's 8 public colleges respected nationally, Board president says, 10/27/99, 2B
    • Student housing demands multiply, 8/9/99, 1B; 8/10/99, 1B
  • Colt Manufacturing Co
    • Discontinues gun models; collectors' interest high, 10/14/99, 1C
  • Columbus Communities
    • Coast development borders last home of rare gopher frog, 6/7/99, 1B
  • Columbus Pilgrimage
    • Attendance slipping due to lack of local support, 5/2/99, 2B
  • Columbus Police Department
    • Chief Freshour resigns post, 3/9/99, 1B
    • Ex-chief Freshour pleads guilty to misuse of Crime Stoppers funds, 3/13/99, 1B; 3/17/99, 1B
    • Freshour being sued by woman for sexual harassment, 6/24/99, 1B
    • Freshour sentenced to 8 months in prison, fined $5000, 6/18/99, 1B
    • Opens search for new chief, 4/21/99, 3B
    • Records seized by FBI; misuse of dept and Crime Stoppers funds, 3/3/99, 1B; 3/6/99, 1B
  • Columbus Police Departmrnt
    • Interim chief Billy Pickens want job permanently, 3/10/99, 1B
  • Columbus Public Schools
    • 2 teachers wrongly dismissed in 1996 test-cheating incident, 5/6/99, 2B
    • Bookkeeper Sharon Morgan ordered to repay funds, 2/27/99, 3B
  • Colvin, David Van
    • Former Meridian cable TV executive to plead guilty, 2/11/99, 1C
  • Colvin, Robert
    • Clinton man killed in traffic accident on Clinton-Raymond Rd, 5/5/99, 2B
  • Comfort Inn
    • Canton aldermen OK new hotel on I-55, 8/20/99, 2B
  • Commercial construction
    • Report finds it down in Jackson area; contractors say no, 2/15/99, 6C
  • Commission for International Cultural Exchange
    • Rally in support of a 2001 exhibit, 3/7/99, 1F; 3/10/99, 3B
  • Commission of School Accreditation
    • Left out of discussion on retooling of school measurement system, 10/9/99, 1A
  • Commission on Environmental Quality SEE Hog farms
  • Common-law courts
    • Activist Dr. Herbert Brewer, 2/8/99, 1A
  • CommuniSite Tower Rentals
    • Construction of cell phone towers in Madison and Hinds counties, 6/23/99, 2B; 7/30/99, 2B
  • Community Bank of Hattiesburg
    • New headquarters building, 5/12/99, 1C
  • Community colleges
    • Brightest students honored with luncheon and scholarships, 3/1/99, 1B; 3/25/99, 1B
    • Leaders want pay raises for faculty, 1/16/99, 1B; 11/15/99, 1B
    • Online courses in Fall, 3/29/99, 1A; 5/26/99, 1B; 8/5/99, 2B
  • Community health centers SEE Health centers
  • Community Network Center
    • Meeting place for west Jackson organizations, 8/25/99, 5B
  • Community Organization for Health Awareness Inc
    • Day-long workshop, 8/29/99, 1B
  • Compassionate Friends
    • Support group for families who have lost children
      • Gary and Cindy Lazich, 5/30/99, 1A, 12A
  • Competitive local exchange carriers (CLECs)
    • See Telephone service
  • Compton, Caroline
    • Late Vicksburg artist's work at Museum of Art, 11/21/99, 4G
  • Computer & Technology Showcase
    • High-tech at the Trade Mart, 9/2/99, 1C
  • Computer games
    • Rating the games, 12/19/99, 10G
    • Vendors taking game ratings seriously; checking IDs, 8/15/99, 1C
  • Computer pornography
    • Laird Woodard in custody; more arrests expected, 3/13/99, 1B
  • Computer virus
    • Bubble Boy hits via unopened email, 11/11/99, 1C
  • Computers
    • Computer skills may be key to success for disabled teens, 4/5/99, 5A
    • Free PCs: what's the catch?, 7/24/99, 1C
    • High demand locally for high-tech employees
      • Network administrators badly needed, 8/27/99, 1C
    • No evidence that heavy usage harms eyes
      • But does cause eyestrain, 10/19/99, 1E
    • Watch out! Here comes date 9999, 9/5/99, 1C
  • Computers in schools
    • And teachers are getting better training, 4/15/99, 1E
  • Confederate flag
    • Still an issue, but less so in Mississippi now, 12/19/99, 3H (Minor column)
  • Congress Street
    • Beautification of 3-block stretch downtown, 6/17/99, 1B; 6/29/99, 4B; 7/24/99, 3B; 7/26/99, 5B
    • Beautification: soon to reopen to foot traffic, 10/7/99, 1B; 12/2/99, 1B
    • Revitalization project in downtown Jackson, 3/19/99, 1B; 6/1/99, 2B; 6/2/99, 3B; 8/13/99, 5B
  • Congressional aides
    • Awarded bonuses of $1.5 Million annually by Congressmen, 4/30/99, 1A; 5/1/99, 1B
  • Conic, Mable Lee
    • Identified as victim whose remains were found near Bolton, 11/17/99, 1A; 11/21/99, 1A
  • Connic, Mable Lee SEE ALSO Missing persons
  • Constables
    • Association reverses 1988 stand; now wants training requirements, 6/20/99, 1A
  • Construction industry
    • Building boom creates shortage of building materials, 6/24/99, 1C
  • Construction, Madison County
    • New construction growth in county slows, 7/7/99, 2B
  • Convenience stores
    • Clerks are frequent victims of crime, 1/10/99, 1A
    • Stores refusing to sell tobacco to minors get 'Good Guy' sticker, 6/22/99, 1A
  • Cook, Stephen
    • Exhibit at Sam Gore Gallery, Mississippi College, 9/19/99, 13G
  • Cookery
    • Southern cuisine, 4/26/99, 1D
  • Coop Deville
    • Oxford restaurant sells order with fried chicken head in it, 1/12/99, 1B
  • Cooper, Herman SEE Department of Public Works
  • Copening, Michael
    • AKA Willie Dixon
      • Arrested in Pearl for 1970 slaying in Ohio, 11/19/99, 2B; 11/20/99, 1B; 12/27/99, 1B
  • Corbett, Charles
    • Former brokerage manager at John Hancock charged with fraud, embezzlement, 7/8/99, 2B
  • Corky's Bar-B-Q
    • Memphis tradition comes to Jackson, 12/16/99, 1C
  • Corn crop
    • Drought didn't hurt crop
      • Prices will remain low, 9/18/99, 1C
    • Poor corn crop this year, 4/19/99, 4B
  • Cornerstone Bank
    • Ex-Senatobia bankers working to start community bank, 4/30/99, 1C
  • Corporations, Mississippi
    • 1998 was a losing year for most state stocks, 1/3/99, 1A, 1C
    • Drop in stock performance no reflection of economy, 8/15/99, 1C
    • Local stocks join in Wall Street boom, 1/7/99, 1A
  • Cost of living
    • Drastic price changes during 20th Century, 8/16/99, 1D
    • South's inflation rate lower than national figures, 8/28/99, 1C
  • Cost of Living Index
    • First index for Mississippi
      • Compiled by Center for Policy Research and Planning, 10/31/99, 1C
  • Cotton crop
    • 1999 crop called 'below average', 9/29/99, 1C
    • Farmers in south Mississippi bring crop to their area, 10/4/99, 3B
    • Malathion spraying in north Delta, 7/12/99, 1A
    • Many Mississippi farmers switch from corn to cotton production, 5/6/99, 1C
    • Mississippi farmers facing bad year, 8/23/99, 6C; 9/8/99, 1C
    • State seeks permission for farmers to use pesticide chlorfenapyr, 6/9/99, 1A; 6/16/99, 1B
  • Cotton, Jeanie SEE Warden, Reginald
  • Council of Conservative Citizens
    • Fordice says group not racist, 1/22/99, 1A
  • Council of Conservative Citizens (CCC) SEE ALSO Moore, Mike
  • Council of Conservative Citizens (CCC) SEE ALSO Lott, Trent
  • Counterfeiting
    • 3 Ohio men admit to living off money from fake check scam, 2/27/99, 1B
    • Counterfeiters take advantage of busy holiday season, 12/7/99, 1B
    • Sabrina Burnside accused of passing fake money, 8/23/99, 1B
  • Counties
    • Madison and Rankin counties have large population gains
      • Hinds has largest decrease, 3/28/99, 1A, 11A
  • Country Market Restaurant & Buffet
    • Pearl
      • Restaurant review, 9/16/99, 4F
  • Countryside Convenience Store
    • 3 Terry men charged in robbery, 5/13/99, 3B
  • County Agents
    • In Mississippi they're 'jacks of all trades', 3/22/99, 5B
  • County employees, Hinds County
    • County has surplus money: employee pay raises?, 8/25/99, 5B; 8/27/99, 1A; 9/14/99, 1A
    • Effort to restrict long-distance calls, 3/7/99, 1B
    • Some have large travelling-expense bills, 6/1/99, 1B
    • Workers to lose insurance provider, 4/9/99, 1B
  • County Line Road
    • Project to ease congestion stalled by conflict of interests
      • Ridgeland vs. Jackson, 5/29/99, 1A
  • Court of Appeals
    • Texas woman Carolyn King named chief judge of 5th district, 1/19/99, 5B
  • Covington, Vicki and Dennis
    • Couple's tell-all book about marital problems, 5/21/99, 1C
  • Cox, Patrick
    • Pearl High senior, legally blind, competes in cutting horse events, 3/19/99, 1E
  • Craft, Beverly June
    • Suspected scam artist wanted in several states, 2/14/99, 1B; 4/23/99, 7B
  • Craftmen's Guild of Mississippi SEE Chimneyville Crafts Festival
  • Crain, Lou Ann
    • Woman receives 5-year sentence in hit-and-run DUI case, 1/29/99, 1A
  • Crawford Nursing Home
    • Troubled Jackson facility gets new management, 7/15/99, 1B
  • Crawley, Sharon
    • Clinton woman charged in burglary spree, 1/29/99, 2B
  • Crazy 8 Restaurant & Bull Riding
    • Byram, 9/24/99, 1E
  • Creation Ministries
    • Members live simply, store food for the millennium, 8/23/99, 1D
  • Creationism SEE Evolution
  • Credit insurance
    • Mississippians overcharged, consumer report says, 3/10/99, 1C
  • Crime Lab
    • Indianola suspect in woman's slaying released
      • Crime lab does not send back tests, 12/16/99, 1B
    • Lack of money, staff brings backlog, poor performance, 1/4/99, 1A; 3/21/99, 1A, 11A; 3/30/99, 4B; 12/25/99, 1B
    • New director Frank Hicks to expand staff, 9/16/99, 1A
  • Crime rate, 1999 (Bolton)
    • Coroner says unidentified woman was murdered, 7/23/99, 7B; 7/24/99, 2B
  • Crime rate, Clinton (1999)
    • 2 Sunflower County teenagers held in death of Ronnie Studway, 2/20/99, 2B; 3/17/99, 1B
    • Armed robberies result in greater patrol efforts, 2/17/99, 2B
  • Crime rate, Columbus (1998)
    • Experts profile killer of 3 elderly residents, 1/12/99, 1A
    • Fear still runs through elderly: three 1998 murders remain unsolved, 8/15/99, 5B
    • Police hope reward brings clues in slaying of 5 elderly citizens, 5/18/99, 4B
  • Crime rate, Columbus (1999)
    • Antonio Murry accused of killing pregnant woman
      • Monique Ledbetter slain, 4/27/99, 1B
  • Crime rate, Gulf Coast (199)
    • Population growth among factors cited in increased crime rate, 11/29/99, 1B
  • Crime rate, Jackson (1998)
    • 16 of city's homicides remain unsolved, 1/1/99, 1A
    • Major crime rose 2% in 1998, 3/27/99, 1A
    • Major crime up 2%, early statistics show, 3/3/99, 1B
    • Unlike other cities in region, Jackson's rate increases, 5/18/99, 1A
  • Crime rate, Jackson (1999)
    • 16 arrested in JPD sweep in Precinct 2, 8/29/99, 6B
    • 2 separate Friday night killings, 4/10/99, 1B; 4/11/99, 1B
    • 25th homicide follows family argument, 7/16/99, 5B
    • 40th homicide: man Wilmon Lemon killed on Bailey Ave, 10/30/99, 1B
    • Arguement sparks city's 1st homicide of the year, 1/2/99, 1A
    • Armed felons could face more jail time, and in federal prisons, 5/6/99, 1A
    • Businesses robbed 10 times more often than people
      • Local merchants try to cope, 2/15/99, 1B
    • City and county officers investigating 3 separate deaths, 8/29/99, 1B
    • City logs 8th and 9th killings of the year, 3/6/99, 1A
    • City records 2nd homicide of new year, 1/10/99, 8B
    • City sees 3, perhaps 4 slayings in one week, 12/26/99, 1B
    • City's 27th homicide result of dispute over yard work, 8/17/99, 4B
    • City's 3rd homicide is Gregory Clifford, 1/25/99, 4B; 1/26/99, 4B; 3/13/99, 3B; 5/12/99, 4B
    • City's murder rate down by 40%, 5/9/99, 1B
    • Clarion-Ledger's 'Wanted by the Law' series a success, 12/19/99, 1B
    • Cold cases: city's unsolved homicides, 2/28/99-
    • Crime rate up 6%: up 31% in Precinct 4, 10/14/99, 1A; 10/15/99, 1A
    • Crime rate: city to review police recruiting, 5/29/99, 1A
    • Crime study by Linder/Maple Group (NY)
      • Calls for overhaul of JPD, 5/27/99, 1A; 5/28/99, 1A
    • Crime study: ex-NYPD 'Dark Prince' Louis Anemone to implement study, 9/26/99, 1A
    • Crime sweep downtown nets 17 arrests, 6/19/99, 5B
    • Dead woman found on Powers Street, 9/25/99, 6B
    • Dennis Wonsley and Patrick Williams killed
      • Steven Hawkins suspected, 9/9/99, 1B; 9/13/99, 1A
    • Homicide #13: unidentified west Jackson man found slain in car, 3/28/99, 2B; 3/29/99, 2B
    • Homicide number 41: man found shot to death in west Jackson, 11/23/99, 3B
    • Homicide rate drops over last year, 11/28/99, 1A
    • Homicides number 10 and 11: Annie Lawson and Janal Hite, 3/21/99, 1B
    • Increased police visibility on Farish Street, 8/1/99, 1A
    • JPD Precinct 2 Commander pledges crime will fall, 6/5/99, 1B
    • Killing of Mark Youngblood at Budget Inn, 11/28/99, 1B; 12/1/99, 5B; 12/2/99, 4B; 12/4/99, 1B
    • Late night shooting of Joseph Rodgers is city's 24 homicide, 6/25/99, 3B; 6/26/99, 5B
    • Melee: 1 killed, 2 neighbors run over; Lemond Rankin arrested, 12/28/99, 1A; 12/29/99, 1B
    • Melee: 1 killed...shooting suspect's home set on fire, 12/30/99, 1B
    • Michael Lindsey slain over dice game; city's 5th homicide, 2/11/99, 1B
    • Operation Jackson Ceasefire targets felons, 8/6/99, 1A
    • Project Exile: felons caught with guns could get 5 years in federal prison, 6/15/99, 1A
    • Rate is down nationally, but up 6% in Jackson, 11/22/99, 1A
    • Teenager and unidentified man killed on Christmas Eve, 12/25/99, 4B
    • Teenager Zachary Harris is city's 45 homicide of 1999, 12/22/99, 3B; 12/23/99, 4B
    • Wonsley and Williams slayings
      • Hawkins may be set free, 10/1/99, 1B
  • Crime rate, Jasper County (1999)
    • Dismembered bodies of couple found
      • Killings probably drug related, 8/21/99, 1B
  • Crime rate, Louisville (1999)
    • Robert Smith charged in 2 slayings, 1/18/99, 1B
  • Crime rate, Madison (1998)
    • Figures show 20% drop from 1997, 4/13/99, 2B
  • Crime rate, Mississippi (1999)
    • Are tougher sentences working? Pro and con, 2/21/99, 1H
    • Call for statewide system giving judges access to records, 8/3/99, 1B
    • State high court warns law officers to be careful with confessions, 10/15/99, 2B
    • State wide computer network lists suspects' records, 7/16/99, 1B
  • Crime rate, Rankin County
    • Triad formed to combat crime against elderly, 3/6/99, 2B
  • Crime Victim Compensation Fund
    • Receives $315,000 federal grant, 1/24/99, 1B
  • Crime victims
    • Focus of training for Hinds County Sheriff deputies, 4/6/99, 3B
    • Putting Victims First conference in Jackson, 5/18/99, 1B
  • Crime Victims' Rights Week
    • Vigil and forum in Jackson, 4/28/99, 1B
  • Crime, Mississippi (1999)
    • 2 critical after shootings; one is Indian shot at his store, 1/9/99, 1B; 1/10/99, 1B
  • Crisis center (for mentally ill) SEE Mentally ill
  • Crisler, Marshand
    • Relieved of his duties as Utica police chief, 4/15/99, 2B; 4/16/99, 2B; 4/17/99, 2B
  • Crisler, Marshand SEE ALSO Elections, 1999
  • Crosby, Elliott SEE Lindsey, Johnny
  • Cross-Mobile Outreach Ministry
    • Takes church to communities around state, 9/4/99, 1E
  • Crossgates Baptist Church
    • Arson attempt, 4/8/99, 2B
  • Crossroads of the Heart...
    • Mississippi Arts Commission exhibit to tour state, 4/2/99, 1E
  • Crumbley, Mikie SEE Make-A-Wish Foundation
  • Crumbly, Catherine SEE Nelson, Willie
  • Crystal methamphetamine
    • Labs are target of authorities, 3/26/99, 1B; 3/28/99, 1B; 12/3/99, 3B
  • Crystal Springs High School
    • Spring break trip: fraud by Roshawn Tour and Travel, 3/8/99, 1A; 3/9/99, 4B; 3/19/99, 1B
  • CTB/McGraw-Hill SEE Standardized tests
  • Culley Cemetery
    • Discovery of old, abandoned cemetery in Madison, 10/17/99, 5B
  • Culley, Willie
    • Convicted drug dealer gets new trial, 7/27/99, 1B
  • Culture Shock
    • Youth worship program at 1st Assembly of God in Clinton, 6/26/99, 1E
  • Curfews, Canton
    • Teenage curfew will be enforced, police say, 7/21/99, 2B
  • Curfews, Columbus
    • City considering measure, 4/28/99, 4B
  • Curfews, Mississippi
    • Does it take an ordinance to raise a child?, 11/10/99, 1E
  • Curfews, Vicksburg
    • Aldermen declare 4-year-old measure a success, 9/8/99, 3B
  • Currency SEE Money
  • Cutrer Mansion
    • Donations pour in to save mansion, 7/1/99, 1B; 7/6/99, 1B; 7/20/99, 1A
    • Historic Clarksdale home faces auction/demolition, 4/29/99, 4B; 5/6/99, 2B; 6/28/99, 1A
  • Cycling
    • Olympic Trials to be held in Jackson in May of 2000, 10/13/99, 1A
  • Cystic fibrosis SEE Farrar, George

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  • D.A.R.E. program
    • Anti-drug forces rally in Smith Park, 5/9/99, 1B
  • Dabney, Moses
    • 2nd trial of man accused of killing JPD officer's son, 2/2/99, 6B; 2/4/99, 2B; 2/5/99, 1B; 2/6/99, 1B
  • Dahmer, Vernon
    • ACLU award to the Dahmer family, 10/23/99, 5B
    • Documentary film explores his slaying by Ku Klux Klan, 10/10/99, 1B
    • Murder re-created for Discovery Channel, 3/18/99, 1B
    • Noble trial: 1966 photo may incriminate defendant, 1/3/99, 1A, 4A
    • Noble trial: case to be heard by 10 whites, 2 blacks, 6/9/99, 1B
    • Noble trial: defense blasts witness Billy Roy Pitts, 6/13/99, 1A
    • Noble trial: FBI informant's account of raid, 6/10/99, 1A
    • Noble trial: jury selection, 6/8/99, 1A
    • Noble trial: last in 1966 murder case, 6/7/99, 1A
    • Noble trial: mistrial declared; retrial likely, 6/16/99, 1A
    • Noble trial: no decision yet on retrial, 12/27/99, 1A
    • Noble trial: Noble's roll in raid disputed, 6/11/99, 1B
    • Noble trial: pardon of Billy Roy Pitts upset some jurors, 6/20/99, 1A
    • Noble trial: pre-trial hearing: credibility of witness Webber Rogers?, 5/4/99, 4B
    • Noble trial: retrial uncertain, 9/5/99, 1B
    • Noble trial: Witness Billy Roy Pitts feels threatened
      • Judge may halt trial, 6/15/99, 1A
    • Noble will be tried for 1966 death of Dahmer; June date set, 3/16/99, 1A
  • Dahmer, Vernor
    • Noble trial: at pre-trial hearing Pitts asks forgiveness, 5/4/99, 4B
  • Dahner, Vernon
    • Noble trial: defense wants to cast doubt on Pitts as witness, 1/5/99, 1A
  • Dain, Martin
    • Richard Booker remembers Norwood Place in Lafayette County
      • Dain's photographs, 5/12/99, 1E
  • Dairy farming
    • Mississippi farmers in volatile market; 40% drop in milk prices, 4/2/99, 1C; 8/31/99, 1C
    • New pricing system unpopular with producers, 9/24/99, 1C
  • Dale, George SEE Frankel, Martin
  • Dangelo, John
    • Cleveland fondling suspect kills himself, 11/27/99, 1B
  • Danks, Dale
    • Artie Armstrong tells of bribery in Danks' administration, 8/4/99, 1B
    • City Attorney Hugh Tedder is fired
      • Due to Danks' lien on City Hall?, 4/8/99, 1A
  • Danks, Dale SEE ALSO Hanging Moss creek
  • Danny's Cabaret SEE Topless bars, Jackson
  • Darras, Melba and Tommie
    • Couple writes cookbook/memoir 'A Taste of History', 9/29/99, 1F
  • Darts
    • Pastime finding local fans, 2/14/99, 7G
  • Dating
    • Couples' getting together has changed in this century, 2/8/99, 1D
    • Often means interrogation by girl's father, 3/7/99, 1F
  • Davis Road Park
    • Byram
      • Arts and crafts benefit show, 10/23/99, 2B
  • Davis, John S
    • Bruce man builds Windsor chairs, 5/2/99, 4B
  • Davis, Phil
    • Charge with election fraud in 1998 bid for Congress, 3/10/99, 1A; 3/11/99, 1A; 3/19/99, 1B; 8/3/99, 1B
    • Pleads guilty to election fraud, 8/18/99, 1A; 10/20/99, 1A; 10/21/99, 1A
  • Davis, Shane
    • Ex-pastor in Columbus sentenced in molestation of stepson, 4/29/99, 5B
  • Davis, Tony SEE Centerfold
  • Dawson, Scott SEE Hope for You
  • Day care
    • Metro Jackson does not have enough centers, 1/10/99, 1F
  • Day of Diversity
    • 27 meet in downton Jackson, 10/14/99, 4B
  • Day, Frank
    • Former Trustmark CEO dies, 12/7/99, 1A, 4B
  • Dazzling Foods
    • Restaurant review, 7/29/99, 4F
  • Deadbeat parents SEE Child support
  • Dean, Eric SEE Canton Municipal Utilities
  • Death
    • Rituals and funeral homes have changed during this century, 6/28/99, 1D
  • Death row inmates
    • Appeals by inmates very expensive for counties, 2/7/99, 1A; 3/22/99, 2B, 2B
    • Counties must pay for attorneys for 2 inmates, 6/25/99, 4B
    • High court rules counties must pay for attorney, 2/12/99, 6B; 2/26/99, 6B; 3/30/99, 3B; 10/5/99, 3B
    • State high court says counties must pay for appeals, 2/19/99, 6B; 4/5/99, 1A
    • Strict new guidelines would eliminate most lawyers, 7/9/99, 1A
    • US Supreme Court limits use of out-of-court statements, 6/21/99, 1B
    • US Supreme Court refuses to hear appeal of Edwin Hart Turner, 11/2/99, 7B
  • Deaton, Kelly SEE Sexually abused children
  • Deberry, Roy SEE Jackson State University
  • Deer (doe) SEE Johnson, Patricia
  • Deer hunting
    • Wildlife officials warn headlighting deer is illegal and dangerous, 12/22/99, 2B
  • Deevers, Charles
    • Retired missionary dentist in Clinton has ALS
      • Is hospice patient, 10/31/99, 1F
  • Defense appropriations
    • Year 2000 authorizations may bring $8 Billion to Mississippi, 5/16/99, 1B; 5/25/99, 1A
  • Defibrillators
    • Companies buy devices in case of heart attacks on premises, 12/2/99, 1C
  • Defibrillators SEE Jackson Fire Department
  • Degas, Edgar
    • 'Degas and New Orleans...' at New Orleans Museum of Art, 5/23/99, 10G
  • Delaski, Joey
    • St.Joseph students have funding-raising drive for alumnus
      • Needs bone marrow match, 9/13/99, 1A
  • DeLaughter, Bobby
    • Appointed to serve the unexpired term of Judge Henley, 12/3/99, 1B; 12/4/99, 1A; 12/11/99, 1B
  • Delphi Automotive Systems
    • Wins contract to make wiring harnesses for Mack trucks
      • 2 plants in Mississippi, 5/5/99, 1C
  • Delta Airlines
    • Celebrating 70 years of service in Jackson, 6/18/99, 1C
  • Delta and Pine Land Co
    • Merger with Monsanto hits snag, 8/13/99, 1C; 11/10/99, 1C; 12/21/99, 1C; 12/22/99, 1C
    • New, super 'terminator seeds' yield plants that cannot reproduce
      • There are critics, 5/31/99, 6C
  • Delta Center Stage
    • Greenville troup earns dramatic reputation, 5/8/99, 1B
  • Delta Cooperative Farm
    • Ole Miss student Sarah Alford reviving farm's history, 9/15/99, 2B
  • Delta Design Group
    • Greenville
      • Debbie McBride owner, 2/21/99, 1C
  • Delta Land: Photographs by Maude Schuyler Clay
    • New book published by University Press of Mississippi, 8/29/99, 12G
  • Delta Pine and Land Co
    • Monsanto merger on track, but Monsanto will not produce sterile seeds, 10/5/99, 1C
  • Delta Regional Authority Act
    • Delta leaders lobby for federal funding, 10/7/99, 1A
  • Delta State University
    • Dean of Education Butch Caston touted as candidate for presidency, 1/31/99, 5B; 4/13/99, 1B
    • Finalists for presidency announced, 4/29/99, 1B
    • New president David Potter sees school as economic force, 7/11/99, 1B
    • Potter chosen as president, 5/8/99, 1A; 5/10/99, 1A; 7/6/99, 2B
    • Presidency finalist Paul Gaston, 5/5/99, 1B
    • Presidency finalist Roy Hirofumi Saigo, 4/30/99, 1B
    • President Wyatt is retiring, 1/14/99, 1B; 5/10/99, 5A
    • Presidential finalist Barry Dorsey, 5/4/99, 1B
    • Presidential finalist David Potter, 5/6/99, 1B
    • Selection of president expected, 5/7/99, 1B
  • Delta TV Corp
    • Yazoo City
      • High sales pressure and fraud to cost TV dish dealer $167 Million, 6/6/99, 1C
  • Dent, Bruce SEE Nkumzimana, Fides
  • Dentzel carousel
    • Meridian carousel has operated for 90 years, 3/1/99, 1D
  • Department of Economic and Community Development
    • $50,000 grant to Jackson to help businesses, 1/17/99, 8B
    • Heidel to leave office in January, 11/23/99, 1A
    • Hometown Mississippi program wins award, 11/18/99, 1C
    • New database to help recruit workers, 12/8/99, 1C
  • Department of Education
    • Investigation over $900,000 spent on software, 12/18/99, 1B
  • Department of Environmental Quality
    • Director Jimmy Palmer to resign, join law firm, 7/23/99, 1B
    • Its emergency branch handles hazardous spills, 8/9/99, 1A
    • Reaches agreement with city of Jackson on discharges from water plant, 1/30/99, 1B
  • Department of Finance and Administration
    • Director Ed Ranck to resign, 8/27/99, 3B
  • Department of Health
    • $2.5 Million sought to fill staff positions, 9/13/99, 1B
    • Receives $2.8 Million more in funding, 4/25/99, 1B
  • Department of Human and Cultural Services
    • Early childhood development centers, 2/1/99, 4B
  • Department of Human Services
    • Appeal of Bonnie Richmond on her dismissal for racial slur, 2/6/99, 4B
    • Director Don Taylor to resign, 11/11/99, 1B
    • Information on former welfare recipients bothers lawmakers, 9/17/99, 1B
    • Legislative Black Caucus calls for more oversight of agency, 6/2/99, 1B
    • Partnership with HUD in housing self-sufficiency program, 6/23/99, 1A
    • Searching for fathers who want to learn parenting skills, 6/2/99, 1A
  • Department of Insurance
    • PEER criticizes state agency on licsensing of agents, 12/17/99, 1C
  • Department of Mental Health
    • Conference on the homeless, 1/14/99, 5B
  • Department of Public Works
    • Mayor names Herman Cooper head of dept, 1/12/99, 4B; 1/21/99, 6B
  • Department of Transportation
    • Alleged racial slur by employee to superior
      • Willie Bernard/Roosevelt Daniels, 6/23/99, 1B
    • Black employees register job complaints, 3/9/99, 1B; 5/6/99, 1B
    • To spray herbicide on interstate medians in Jackson area, 8/10/99, 1B
  • Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks
    • Racial bias suit, 3/29/99, 1B
    • Violated open records law, high court says, 2/5/99, 4B; 8/20/99, 1B
  • Deposit Guaranty
    • 'Popcorn man' in DGNB plaza bids farewell, 9/22/99, 1C
    • 13-member Russian delegation studying financial services, 3/9/99, 1C
    • AmSouth parent's earnings impressive, 10/20/99, 1C
    • Bank pays $3M to settle discrimination allegations, 9/30/99, 1A
    • Duckworth Realty buys DGNB's downtown office buildings, 9/22/99, 1C
    • Executives get hefty severance pay
      • First American/AmSouth merger, 8/17/99, 1C
    • Job cuts, 7/20/99, 1C; 7/24/99, 1C
    • Parent company First American sees income decline, 3/23/99, 1C
    • Parent company First American sold to AmSouth Bancorporation, 6/2/99, 1A, 1C; 6/3/99, 1C; 7/14/99, 1C
    • Parent First American Bank's earnings, 1/23/99, 1C; 4/16/99, 1C
    • Select Rewards service pays for customer loyality, 3/13/99, 1C
    • Stan Pratt named president of metro Jackson operations, 5/11/99, 1C
    • William Watson new AmSouth CEO for Mississippi operations, 9/10/99, 1C
  • Deposit Guaranty Symposium
    • Speakers banker Jack Guynn, Hugh Sidey and Peter Arnett, 1/14/99, 1C
  • Derby, John
    • Late artist's show at Municipal Art Gallery, 7/11/99, 13G
  • Deregulation (utility companies) SEE Utilities
  • DeSoto County
    • Has become major distribution center, 1/29/99, 1C
  • DeSoto Shrine Club
    • Bingo discontinued, 4/15/99, 3B
  • Devotional Bible for Dads
    • Faith of our fathers, 7/31/99, 1E
  • Dew, Lydia SEE Hinds Community College
  • Diabetics
    • New color-coded driver's license helps police recognize diabetics, 12/4/99, 1A
    • State diabetics to be 1st nationally to use new two-step control system, 10/11/99, 1B
  • DiBiase, Ted
    • Former pro wrestler
      • Speaker at Summer Splendor at Morrison Heights Baptist Church, 7/31/99, 1E
  • Dickerson, Kenny SEE Marshall County Sheriff's Department
  • Dieting
    • Ways to burn more calories, 10/12/99, 1E
  • Dilapidated buildings
    • City Council's program to clean up the city, 11/15/99, 1B
  • Dill, Brian
    • Columbus man will not collect on his murdered wife's insurance policy, 6/9/99, 5B
  • Dill, Saddie Mae
    • At age 70, Lambert woman learning to read and write, 12/25/99, 1A
  • Dillard's Inc
    • Northpark plans finalized, 2/4/99, 1C
    • Will anchor Pemberton Square Mall in Vicksburg, 1/20/99, 1C
  • Dillard, Stephen
    • State's top FBI agent leaves to head China spy probe, 9/30/99, 1B
  • Dillon, Joe David
    • Columbus man being taken to jail kills himself, 2/19/99, 1B
  • Dioxin
    • State high court reverses itself: throws out Leaf River suit, 8/13/99, 5B
  • Diphtheria, tetanus...SEE DTP vaccination
  • DirecTV
    • Cowboy Maloney celebrates 5th anniversary of 18-inch dish debut, 6/18/99, 1C
  • Disabled
    • 3 state employees granted new disability hearing
      • Conflict of interest, 4/24/99, 1B
    • Advocates say state should get out of community-based services lawsuit, 1/16/99, 1B
    • Athletic activities for disabled at local YMCA's, 10/31/99, 7G
    • Group pushes for right to vote by absentee ballot, 2/24/99, 1B
    • Long-term care forum, 4/23/99, 7B
    • Many places of worship not equipped for people with disabilities, 8/21/99, 1E
    • Mississippi lacks rehab center for chronically disabled, 12/6/99, 1B
    • Protesters picket Trent Lott's Jackson office
      • His inaction on health-benefits bill, 5/7/99, 1B
    • US Supreme Court narrows scope of disabilities act, 6/23/99, 1A
    • US Supreme Ct rules schools must pay for nursing care for disabled, 3/4/99, 1A
  • Disabled children
    • Blake Clinic's Transition Program: its goal is independence, 4/4/99, 1B
  • Disabled children SEE ALSO Special Education (series)
  • Disaster planning (Madison County) SEE Project Impact
  • Disc golf
    • Popular sport at LeFleur's Bluff State Park, 11/28/99, 5G
  • DisposALL Inc
    • Company contracted to collect Pascagoula garbage, 6/5/99, 4B
  • Diving SEE Swimming
  • Division of Medicaid
    • Anna Marie Barnes to replace Helen Wethersbee as director, 8/27/99, 3B
  • Divorce
    • Madison judge orders counseling for couples who have children under 18, 5/6/99, 1A
  • DIVX
    • Compnay pulling out of digital video players market, 6/23/99, 1C
  • Dixie Directory Co
    • Hattiesburg
      • Acquired by Yellow Book USA, 11/10/99, 1C
  • Dixie Land & Water Service
    • Private water company in Columbus shut down, 2/18/99, 5B
  • Dixie National Rodeo
    • Arabian horses shown, 2/3/99, 1E
    • Bronc rider Scott Johnston rides again; back broken in plane crash mended, 2/16/99, 1D
    • Clyde Anderson is building foreman for Coliseum, 2/7/99, 1F
    • Rodeo parade, 2/14/99, 1B
    • Sale of Junior Champions page, 2/15/99, 3A
    • Team penning event, 1/28/99, 11F; 2/3/99, 4B
    • Youngsters know how to put on good show, 2/7/99, 1B
  • Dixon, Louisa
    • Review of her book 'Outside Chance', 10/17/99, 3G
  • Dixon, Myrthie Warden SEE Warden, Reginald
  • Dixon, Roy SEE Time Warner Cable
  • Dixon, Willie SEE Copening, Michael
  • Dockside gambling
    • Gulf Coast
      • Hollywood Park Inc sells Casino Magic and Boomtown Biloxi, 11/19/99, 1C
  • Dockside gambling, Biloxi
    • Beau Rivage experiences some glitches in operation, 6/1/99, 2B
    • Beau Rivage has lackluster 2nd quarter, 8/22/99, 1C
    • Beau Rivage set to open, 3/15/99, 8C; 3/17/99, 1C
    • Beau Rivage still hiring, 1/27/99, 1C
    • June Mladinich approved as landlord of Treasure Bay Casino, 2/4/99, 1C; 2/18/99, 1C
    • President Casinos to buy Deer Island, deed it to state
      • Build hotel in marina, 4/1/99, 1C
    • Proposed Point Cadet development
      • Jennifer Diaz and Barry Keenan partners, 9/17/99, 1C
    • With Beau Rivage open, other casinos develop marketing response, 3/16/99, 1C; 3/23/99, 1C
  • Dockside gambling, Gulf Coast
    • Cities oppose dollar-for-dollar land investment rule, 1/6/99, 1C
  • Dockside gambling, Gulfport
    • Copa given time to request hearing: Hurricane Georges fine, 6/25/99, 1C
  • Dockside gambling, Hancock County
    • St. Louis Bay site: Gold Strike/Circus Circus clears major hurdle, 4/16/99, 1C
  • Doctor, Arnett
    • Descendant of Rosewood, Fl massacre to speak at JSU, 2/7/99, 5B
  • Dodson, Bill SEE Pearl Public Schools
  • Dog racing SEE Off-track betting
  • Dog shooting SEE McJordan, Walton
  • Dogs
    • Friendly or aggressive?, 2/9/99, 1E
    • K9 Therapists visit nursing homes during holidays, 12/19/99, 1B
    • Take Your Dog to Work Day, 6/25/99, 1E
  • Dogwood Festival Market
    • McRae's to locate store in Flowood center, 4/21/99, 1C
    • Shopping village to be built in Flowood, 1/1/99, 1A, 1C
  • Domestic violence, Mississippi
    • Shelters offer safety and advice, 6/27/99, 1B
  • Don't Strike Out On Drugs Day
    • Sponsored by Jackson Generals, 5/4/99, 4B
  • Donnelly, R.R. and Sons
    • Printing plant in Senatobia gets jobs from across US, 7/24/99, 1C
  • Dorman, Russell
    • MSU student dies of burns in apartment fire, 5/21/99, 3B
  • Double G Coatings
    • Jackson-based steel galvanizing company wins Governor's Award, 5/17/99, 6C
  • Douglas, Ellen
    • Symposium: Compassion and Understanding...., 4/11/99, 4G
  • Dow Jones Industrial Average
    • Breaks 11,000 mark; local market watchers' reactions, 5/4/99, 1C
  • Downtown Book Fest
    • In Smith Park, 10/24/99, 5G
  • Downtown Jackson
    • Developers considering housing plans, 1/17/99, 1A, 1F
    • Downtown housing focus of workshop, 1/7/99, 1C; 1/8/99, 1C
  • Drag strip
    • Madison County operation opposed by local residents, 9/8/99, 2B; 11/13/99, 2B
  • Drinking water SEE Water supply
  • Drive-by shooting, Canton
    • Unknown man opens fire, killing 1 man, injuring 2 women, 8/18/99, 2B; 8/19/99, 2B
  • Dropouts
    • Problem of 9th-grade dropouts statewide, 4/12/99, 1A
  • Drowning, Jackson
    • 12-year-old girl dies in pool at Colonial Terrace Apts, 8/30/99, 3B
  • Drownings, Clinton
    • Divers recover body of Samuel Martin from lake, 9/11/99, 2B
  • Drownings, Gulf Coast
    • 3 bodies recovered; 2 missing; 17-foot runabout recovered, 2/24/99, 1A; 2/25/99, 1A; 2/27/99, 5B
  • Drownings, Holmes County
    • Bodies of 2 fishermen recovered, 4/30/99, 2B
  • Drownings, Jackson
    • Boy Jamel Jackson drowns in Boys and Girls Club pool, 8/22/99, 1B
  • Drug Court SEE Hinds County Drug Court
  • Drug Court SEE Pike County Drug Court
  • Drug raids, Canton
    • Sweep rounds up 18 suspects, 9/30/99, 2B
  • Drug raids, Claiborne County
    • County is jailing dealers at a fast pace, 10/6/99, 1A
  • Drug raids, Jackson
    • Narcotics Bureau agent Richard Brooks didn't show up for hearing
      • 3 still face charges, 9/30/99, 1B
  • Drug raids, Jefferson County
    • County is jailing drug dealers at a fast pace, 10/6/99, 1A
  • Drug raids, metro Jackson
    • 29 arrested in middle-of-the night raids in 3 counties, 8/20/99, 1A; 9/20/99, 1A
  • Drug raids, north Mississippi
    • 50 people arrested, ages 16 to 87, 4/16/99, 5B
  • Drugs, Jackson
    • Suspects must now appear before judge before posting bond, 6/4/99, 1B
  • Drunken driving, Greeville
    • Dismissal of charges against James R. Nichols III investigated, 2/1/99, 3B
  • Drunken driving, Jackson
    • Bar owner and driver must pay $1.2M for fatal 1992 accident, 8/19/99, 1B
    • Randy Harper, with 12 DUIs, finally sent to prison, 11/16/99, 1A; 11/17/99, 1B
  • Drunken driving, Mississippi
    • Many repeat offenders escape justice, 11/21/99, 1B; 11/24/99, 1B
  • Drunken driving, Pascagoula
    • Boy, 8, dies; man charged with felony DUI, 6/16/99, 3B
  • DTP vaccination
    • Madison couple charge vaccine caused son's autism, 9/9/99, 1B
  • Dueringer, Randy
    • JPD detectives looking for missing art gallery owner, 8/13/99, 1B
  • DUI SEE Drunken driving
  • Duke Entergy Inc
    • Natural-gas fired power plant to be built in Jackson, 7/8/99, 1C: 8/25/99, 1C; 9/29/99, 1C
  • Duke's Restaurant & Steak House
    • Restaurant review, 6/10/99, 4F
  • Duke, Jennifer SEE Pearl High School
  • Duncan, Michael Clarke SEE Motion pictures
  • Dunham, William
    • SEE My Father's House of Freedom
  • Dunlap, Ken SEE Highway Patrol
  • Dupree House
    • Raymond
      • Charles and Brenda Davis save Mamie's Cottage
        • Honored by Mississippi Heritage Trust, 5/11/99, 1E
  • Dutt, Som
    • Ridgeland man followed from Jackson business, shot and robbed, 8/21/99, 2B

E
  • E-commerce
    • Distributors keeping pace with increased online shopping, 12/29/99, 1C
    • States may try to collect taxes on e-commerce, 12/13/99, 8C
  • E.R.
    • TV show's portrayal of Mississippi angers some viewers, 2/27/99, 1A
  • Early childhood education
    • Task force keeps track of legislative programs, 7/22/99, 5B
  • Earthquakes, Turkey
    • Meridian resident loses 4 great-grandchildren, 8/20/99, 4B
    • Millsaps student Miranda Moore witnesses aftermath, 8/22/99, 1B
  • East Ford SEE State vehicles
  • East Fortification Street Historic Overlay District
    • City Ciuncil to vote, 2/25/99, 1B
  • East Metropolitan Access Road
    • Flowood and airport funding north/south corridor in Rankin County, 12/22/99, 2B
  • East Metropolitan Access Road SEE ALSO Old Fannin Road
  • East Metropolitan Industrial Park
    • Brandon
      • Officials ask for input on development, 9/10/99, 2B
      • Site of future recycling center, 7/7/99, 2B
  • East Mississippi State Hospital
    • Callens tells jury Hospital has been sued before, 4/8/99, 1B
    • Jury awards Callens $125,000, 5/22/99, 1B
    • Psychologist J. Callens says he was fired for making complaints, 4/6/99, 1B; 4/7/99, 1B
  • East Towne Development
    • Ergon property approved in Brandon despite opposition, 5/7/99, 2B
  • Easter
    • Easter egg hunt at Jim Buck Ross museum, 4/4/99, 1B
    • Pageantry in area churches, 3/27/99, 1E
    • Retail sales are good, 4/2/99, 1C
    • Season of rebirth, 4/4/99, 1F
    • Weekend is marred by 10 roadway fatalities, 4/6/99, 3B
  • Easter Flood of 1979, 4/11/99 (special section)
  • Easter Seals
    • Orchard Tennis Classic fund raiser, 9/15/99, 2B; 9/23/99, 2B
  • Eastern equine encephalitis SEE Mosquitos
  • EastGroup Properties
    • Revenue up 12% over same quarter in 1998, 5/13/99, 1C; 11/4/99, 1C
  • Eastside Elementary School
    • Clinton
      • Accelerated Reader Book Fair, 10/21/99, 2B
      • Principal Don Evans lauded, 7/22/99, 2B
  • eBay SEE SkyTel
  • Ebbers, Bernie SEE MCI WorldCom
  • EcoChallenge
    • Super Bowl of adventure races
      • Jacksonians participate, 7/11/99, 18G
  • Economic State of the State
    • Report by DECD, 1/28/99, 1C
  • Economy, Jackson
    • City rated 17th in business growth, study shows, 12/11/99, 1C
  • Economy, Mississippi
    • Agriculture dominated economy until 1960s
      • Industry is building on late start, 12/26/99, 1C
    • Confidence is strong but new employee hirings drop, 8/31/99, 1C; 9/2/99, 1C
    • Corporation for Economic Development gives state failing grade, 12/2/99, 1C
    • Experts predict slowdown, 10/14/99, 1A
    • Indicators: Companies' stock performance, tax revenues, employment etc, 10/10/99, 1C; 11/14/99, 1C
    • Monthly charts, 9/12/99, 1C
    • State's consumers exhibiting confidence in economy, future, 12/12/99, 1C
  • Ecru Police Department
    • Aldermen looking for police chief candidates, 1/7/99, 2B
  • Ecru, Mississippi
    • City officials hope to end fued, 2/7/99, 7B; 3/7/99, 2B
  • Eden Alternative Program
    • Reforming nursing home care, 8/25/99, 4B
  • Education, Mississippi
    • Public Education Forum statewide survey, 11/29/99, 1A, 6A
    • Top issue in Mississippi and across nation, 11/14/99, 1A
    • Vast changes through last century, 5/17/99, 1D
  • Educational Fund to End Handgun Violence
    • Joshua Horwitz speaks to social workers conference, 3/5/99, 3B
  • Educational Solutions SEE Jackson Public Schools
  • Edwards Police Department
    • Grant will allow hiring of part-time officers, 1/14/99, 2B
  • Edwards, John
    • Jackson's new public safety communications manager (E-911), 10/2/99, 1B
  • Edwards, Michael Wayne
    • His parents cleared of negligence charges in his 1997 drowning, 2/10/99, 2B
  • El Sombrero
    • Restaurant review, 3/4/99, 4F
  • Elderly
    • City of Jackson wants to establish homemaker services, 10/13/99, 1B
    • Madison does study on wants and needs of its senior citizens, 3/18/99, 2B
    • Madison plans gala to honor its senior citizens, 8/6/99, 2B
  • Election law reform
    • Mississippians push for better system than absentee ballots, 11/13/99, 1A
  • Elections, 1999
    • 14 candidates fined for late campaign finance reports, 8/16/99, 1A
    • Arguements for open primaries surface, 5/18/99, 4B; 8/14/99, 1B
    • Blanket primary has support of many candidates, 9/7/99, 1A
    • Campaign fund reports posted on World Wide Web, 10/8/99, 1B
    • Crystal Springs mayor: Hugh Webb sworn in, 5/20/99, 3B
    • Florence aldermen race: low turnout; Eddie Jones elected, 7/9/99, 2B
    • General elction: Madison County supervisors, Districts 1 and 5, 10/26/99, 2B
    • General election: 26 counties getting new sheriffs, 11/6/99, 1B
    • General election: ailing Madison County constable wins 5th term, 11/9/99, 2B
    • General election: Attorney General
      • Garriga says Moore should refuse gifts from lawyers, 9/9/99, 5B
    • General election: Attorney General candidates will debate, 8/27/99, 1B; 8/29/99, 1A
    • General election: Attorney General: Fordice's name keeps cropping up, 10/30/99, 1A
    • General election: Attorney General: Moore 'sick' of Garriga's innuendo, 10/6/99, 1B
    • General election: Attorney General: Moore declines to debate Garriga, 8/12/99, 1B
    • General election: Attorney General: Moore defeats Garriga, 11/3/99, 1A
    • General election: Auditor candidates to debate, 9/12/99, 7B; 9/15/99, 1B; 9/29/99, 1B
    • General election: Auditor: Nixon requests records from Bryant's office, 10/1/99, 3N
    • General election: Bolivar County supervisors request poll watchers, 10/21/99, 1B
    • General election: Buzz Report features candidates at Peoples Middle School, 10/25/99, 1B
    • General election: campaign spending high, 10/22/99, 1A, 10/26/99, 1A
    • General election: campaign to motivate young voters, 10/12/99, 1B
    • General election: candidates finishing up campaign trek, 11/1/99, 1A, 1B; 11/2/99, 1B
    • General election: candidates' views on state economy, 9/12/99, 2H
    • General election: constable candidates, 10/28/99, 2B
    • General Election: Covington County School Board: educator vs. former student, 11/1/99, 1A
    • General election: Democrats spearhead get-out-the-vote effort, 10/18/99, 1A; 10/24/99, 1B
    • General election: District Attorney races, 10/23/99, 1B
    • General election: Fordice's impact on elections debated, 11/7/99, 1A
    • General election: Funeral home executives have lots of clout, 9/26/99, 1B
    • General election: Garriga fund-raiser, 8/22/99, 2B
    • General election: Hancock County superintendent of education, 10/31/99, 5B
    • General election: Hinds County attorney, 10/21/99, 2B
    • General election: Hinds County Chancery clerk, 10/19/99, 2B
    • General election: Hinds County supervisor, District 1, 10/30/99, 2B
    • General election: Hinds County supervisor, District 5: Smith vs Walley, 10/30/99, 2B
    • General election: Hinds County supervisor, District 5: Stokes on ballot?, 10/26/99, 2B; 10/27/99, 2B
    • General election: Hinds County supervisor, District 5: Stokes seeks delay, 10/14/99, 2B
    • General election: Hinds County Tax Collector, 10/22/99, 2B
    • General election: Hinds County Tax Collector race undecided, 11/6/99, 1B; 11/12/99, 2B; 11/13/99, 1B
    • General election: Hinds County Tax Collector: Burrows declared winner, 11/19/99, 3B
    • General election: House District 77: close race may end up in House, 11/16/99, 1B
    • General election: ICE PAC, a trial lawyers group, giving heavily in state, 10/26/99, 1A
    • General election: Insurance Commissioner, 10/13/99, 1C; 10/30/99, 1C
    • General election: Jesse Jackson visits to boost voter turnout, 10/29/99, 1B; 10/31/99, 1B
    • General election: Legislative candidates pound the pavement, 10/18/99, 1A
    • General election: Lientenant Governor: GOP says Tuck should return gift, 10/16/99, 5B
    • General election: Lientenant Governor: Tuck and Hawks debate, 9/26/99, 1A
    • General election: Lientenant Governor: Tuck on school safety, 9/30/99, 3B
    • General election: Lieutenant governor candidates fine-tune campaigns, 8/30/99, 1A
    • General election: Lieutenant governor: It's Tuck vs Hawks in November, 8/4/99, 1A
    • General election: Lieutenant Governor: MAE endorses Hawks, 9/1/99, 1A; 9/2/99, 1A
    • General election: Lieutenant Governor: MASE endorses Tuck, 9/17/99, 3B; 9/18/99, 5B
    • General election: Lieutenant Governor: small business group endorses Hawks, 10/13/99, 5B
    • General election: Lieutenant Governor: Tuck and Hawks at MEC forum, 10/7/99, 1B
    • General election: Lieutenant Governor: Tuck and Hawks exchange barbs, 10/13/99, 1B
    • General election: Lieutenant Governor: Tuck and Hawks on school choice, 10/20/99, 1B
    • General election: Lieutenant Governor: Tuck and Hawks take to the road, 10/3/99, 1A
    • General election: Lieutenant Governor: Tuck and Hawks voting records similar, 9/12/99, 1A
    • General election: Lieutenant Governor: veterans' group backs Hawks, 9/18/99, 3B
    • General election: longtime sheriffs trying to keep jobs, 10/25/99, 1A
    • General election: Madison County circuit clerk, 10/19/99, 2B
    • General election: Madison County Justice Court, 10/22/99, 2B
    • General election: Madison County sheriff race, 10/20/99, 2B
    • General election: Madison County supervisor, District 1: Yandell Rd issue, 10/6/99, 2B
    • General election: Mississippi's new goverment: statewide directory, 11/7/99, H section
    • General election: Muscadine Festival in Pelahatchie, 9/12/99, 1A
    • General election: NAACP urges voters to go to polls, 10/28/99, 3B
    • General election: no voting problems seen, clerks say, 11/1/99, 1B, 11/2/99, 3B
    • General election: Noxubee County's number of absentee ballots questioned, 11/5/99, 1A
    • General election: out-state-money for candidates, 10/26/99, 1A
    • General election: Pat Fordice, Thad Cochran join Hawks campaign, 8/31/99, 4B
    • General election: Promote the Vote campaign at Brandon High School, 9/18/99, 2B
    • General election: Promote the Vote program in schools, 10/20/99, 2B
    • General election: PSC race: big spending by candidates, 10/17/99, 1C
    • General election: PSC Southern District race, 10/28/99, 1C; 10/30/99, 1C; 11/5/99, 1C
    • General election: race baiting, school prayer are threats to process, 8/8/99, 3H (Minor column)
    • General election: Rankin Cnty accused of removing Patrick signs, 10/28/99, 2B; 12/2/99, 2B; 12/16/99, 2B
    • General election: Rankin County coroner, 10/30/99, 2B
    • General election: Rankin County justice court races, 10/28/99, 2B
    • General election: Rankin County supervisor races, 10/23/99, 2B
    • General election: Reform Party a refuge, says state chairman, 10/17/99, 5B
    • General election: Reform Party candidates may not be on ballot, 9/3/99, 5B; 9/10/99, 1B
    • General election: Reform Party candidates not allowed on Hinds ballot, 9/17/99, 3B
    • General election: Results, 11/3/99, section A; 11/4/99, section A
    • General election: Secretary of State: candidates discuss Voter ID issue, 9/22/99, 1B
    • General election: Secretary of State: Nick Walters for open primaries, 8/14/99, 1B; 8/22/99, 10B
    • General election: Secretary of State: realtors assoc endorses Clark, 9/24/99, 3B
    • General election: Secretary of State: Walters casinos' 'rubber stamp', 10/17/99, 3H (Minor column)
    • General election: Senate races in north Mississippi, 10/25/99, 1B
    • General election: Senate seat vacated by Ferris: Harper vs Chaney, 10/19/99, 1B
    • General election: Sheriff's race, Lawrence County
      • Old law: Thames may be kept off ballot, 9/22/99, 1B
    • General election: solid turnout expected, 11/2/99, 1A
    • General election: some campaign contributions are not cash
      • Are 'in-kind', 9/27/99, 1A
    • General election: training for newly-elected school superintendents, 11/1/99, 4A
    • General election: Voter's Guide, 10/31/99, 1H
    • General election: Web site follows campaign contribution money trail, 9/26/99, 1A; 9/27/99, 6A
    • General election: young voters targeted for statewide registration drive, 9/30/99, 1B
    • General elections: Hinds County officials sworn in, 12/29/99, 1B
    • It's time for open primaries in Mississippi, 8/22/99, 3H (Minor column)
    • Primaries: 2 Chickasaw County races on hold, 8/4/99, 1B
    • Primaries: 6 candidates fail to file financial reports on time, 5/25/99, 1B
    • Primaries: Agricultural Commissioner: 3 in race, 5/15/99, 1A
    • Primaries: also-rans plan rest, relaxation, 8/6/99, 1A
    • Primaries: Attorney General: candidate Mark Garriga, top Fordice aide, 6/29/99, 1B
    • Primaries: Attorney General: Fortenberry drops out; Garriga automatic nominee, 4/29/99, 1B
    • Primaries: Attorney General: Garriga wants tobacco case lawyer fees told, 7/9/99, 3B
    • Primaries: Attorney General: Mark Garriga announces, 2/3/99, 1B; 7/2/99, 4B
    • Primaries: Auditor to keep complaints against candidates concealed, 7/24/99, 1A
    • Primaries: Auditor: candidate Rod Nixon, 6/24/99, 5B
    • Primaries: Campaign finance reports posted on Internet, 6/3/99, 1B
    • Primaries: Campaign signs on utility poles, rights-of-way violate ordinance, 7/14/99, 1A; 7/15/99, 1B
    • Primaries: Campaigns change, but message still the same, 7/26/99, 1A
    • Primaries: Cell phones newest political machine for candidates, 7/10/99, 1A
    • Primaries: Chickasaw County elections for justices and constables on hold, 6/24/99, 5B; 8/4/99, 1B
    • Primaries: Council of Conservative Citizens rally in Carroll County, 7/24/99, 1A; 7/25/99, 1B
    • Primaries: Deadline for voter registration, 6/29/99, 4B
    • Primaries: Democrats likely to control Legislature, 3/7/99, 1G; 3/21/99, 3H (Minor column)
    • Primaries: Democrats work entire state; GOP targets key counties, 6/21/99, 1A
    • Primaries: Dept of Transportation removes campaign signs from right-of-way, 5/13/99, 1B
    • Primaries: Disinterest in the Delta, 7/5/99, 1A
    • Primaries: District Attorney, District 21: James Powell vs. Noel Crook, 5/27/99, 1B
    • Primaries: Economic boost for many Mississippi firms, 5/23/99, 1C
    • Primaries: Economy and public schools dominate agendas, 7/18/99, 1B
    • Primaries: Edwards alderman race: 3 in running, 5/18/99, 2B; 5/20/99, 2B
    • Primaries: Election eve: observers call campaigns 'dull', 8/1/99, 1A; 8/2/99, 1A
    • Primaries: election results, 8/4/99, 1A, 6A-13A; 8/5/99, 4A
    • Primaries: Election year sets lawmakers sights on politics, not policy, 1/3/99, 1H
    • Primaries: Female candidates in sheriff races, 5/31/99, 1A
    • Primaries: Filing deadline, 3/1/99, 4B
    • Primaries: Filing deadline for candidates, 2/26/99, 5B
    • Primaries: Hinds County chancery clerk race shaping up, 2/18/99, 2B
    • Primaries: Hinds County Chancery Clerk: 5 in race, 5/12/99, 2B
    • Primaries: Hinds County Circuit Clerk: Dilday pulls out of race, 4/21/99, 2B; 5/21/99, 2B
    • Primaries: Hinds County constable, District 1, 7/13/99, 2B
    • Primaries: Hinds County constable, District 2, 7/17/99, 2B
    • Primaries: Hinds County constable, District 2: Brown evades talk about escapee, 7/30/99, 2B
    • Primaries: Hinds County constable, District 3, 7/23/99, 2B
    • Primaries: Hinds County constable, District 4, 7/14/99, 2B
    • Primaries: Hinds County constable, District 5, 7/29/99, 2B
    • Primaries: Hinds County constable, District 5: Republican Johnny Jenkins, 7/31/99, 2B
    • Primaries: Hinds County constable, District 5: runoff: Isaac vs Crisler, 8/6/99, 2B
    • Primaries: Hinds County constable: Utica police chief Marshand Crisler, 2/19/99, 2B; 2/20/99, 2B
    • Primaries: Hinds County coroner: erroneous initial 'P' in Gregory Owens' name, 7/31/99, 1A
    • Primaries: Hinds County coroner: Grisham-Stewart challenges Harden, 3/5/99, 2B; 3/11/99, 2B
    • Primaries: Hinds County DA Ed Peters seeks re-election, 1/4/99, 1B
    • Primaries: Hinds County Justice Court Judge, District 1, 5/29/99, 2B
    • Primaries: Hinds County Justice Court Judge, District 1: Knox drops out, 7/27/99, 2B
    • Primaries: Hinds County Justice Court Judge, District 3, 5/21/99, 2B
    • Primaries: Hinds County Justice Court Judge, District 4, 6/8/99, 2B
    • Primaries: Hinds County Justice Court Judge, District 5, 6/15/99, 2B
    • Primaries: Hinds County races dominate ballot in metro area, 8/2/99, 1B
    • Primaries: Hinds County sheriff race shaping up, 1/14/99, 2B
    • Primaries: Hinds County sheriff: Democratic primary candidates, 5/8/99, 2B
    • Primaries: Hinds County sheriff: McMillin announces, 2/23/99, 2B
    • Primaries: Hinds County sheriff: slaying of storeclerk C. Aujla an issue, 4/6/99, 2B
    • Primaries: Hinds county Supervisor, District 1: crime is the issue, 6/19/99, 2B
    • Primaries: Hinds County Supervisor, District 2: candidate Doug Anderson, 6/25/99, 2B
    • Primaries: Hinds County supervisor, District 3: burning of Hobson-Calhoun signs, 7/22/99, 2B
    • Primaries: Hinds County Supervisor, District 3: jobs for youth a priority, 7/3/99, 2B
    • Primaries: Hinds County supervisor, District 5: errors were made, 10/1/99, 2B
    • Primaries: Hinds County supervisor, District 5: judge to hear Stokes' case, 9/29/99, 2B; 9/30/99, 2B
    • Primaries: Hinds County supervisor, District 5: official denies wrongdoing, 10/29/99, 2B
    • Primaries: Hinds County supervisor, District 5: Smith edges Stokes, 8/5/99, 1A
    • Primaries: Hinds County supervisor, District 5: Smith vs Stokes, 7/16/99, 2B
    • Primaries: Hinds County supervisor, District 5: Stokes challenges result, 8/7/99, 1B; 8/12/99, 1B
    • Primaries: Hinds County supervisor, District 5: Terry votes invalid?, 10/12/99, 4B; 10/13/99, 2B
    • Primaries: Hinds County supervisor: Queen to run in District 4, 2/25/99, 2B
    • Primaries: Hinds County supervisor: Stokes qualifies, 3/2/99, 2B
    • Primaries: Hinds County supervisors: Barbour to run in District 1, 2/19/99, 2B
    • Primaries: Hinds County supervisors: Lauderdale still undecided, 2/16/99, 2B
    • Primaries: Hinds County supervisors: youth detention center, budget woes, 5/4/99, 2B
    • Primaries: Hinds County tax collector: Bill Burrow is candidate, 2/9/99, 2B
    • Primaries: Hinds/Rankin counties
      • Most incumbents running for re-election; many unapposed, 1/26/99, 2B
    • Primaries: House District 100: redistricting is issue, 6/14/99, 1B
    • Primaries: House District 58: Martinson declines forum invitation, 4/22/99, 2B
    • Primaries: House District 58: Yowell pulls out of race, 6/3/99, 2B; 6/4/99, 2B
    • Primaries: House District 71: Clark's residency challenged, 3/5/99, 3B; 3/9/99, 2B
    • Primaries: House of Representatives: Tim Ford unopposed, 3/2/99, 1B
    • Primaries: Humphreys County sheriff John Allen Jones not seeking re-election, 5/10/99, 1B
    • Primaries: Incumbents pound pavement, 6/28/99, 1A
    • Primaries: Jackson City Council, Ward 2, 3/27/99, 1B; 3/29/99, 1A; 3/30/99, 1A; 3/31/99, 1B
      • Parker-Weaver says money buys elections, 5/20/99, 1B
    • Primaries: Jackson City Council, Ward 2: candidate Bill Dease, 3/30/99, 1B
    • Primaries: Jackson City Council, Ward 2: candidate Charles Irving, 3/31/99, 1B
    • Primaries: Jackson City Council, Ward 2: candidate Henry Kirksey, 4/2/99, 1B
    • Primaries: Jackson City Council, Ward 2: candidate Ineva May Pitmann, 4/3/99, 1B
    • Primaries: Jackson City Council, Ward 2: candidate James Coleman, 3/29/99, 1B
    • Primaries: Jackson City Council, Ward 2: candidate Lavaree Jones, 4/1/99, 1B
    • Primaries: Jackson City Council, Ward 2: candidate Leslie McLemore, 4/2/99, 1B
    • Primaries: Jackson City Council, Ward 2: candidate Stephanie Parker-Weaver, 4/3/99, 1B; 4/4/99, 2B
    • Primaries: Jackson City Council, Ward 2: Dease announces, 3/25/99, 4B
    • Primaries: Jackson City Council, Ward 2: McLemore announces, 2/22/99, 1B
    • Primaries: Jackson City Council, Ward 2: McLemore wins, 4/7/99, 1A; 4/8/99, 1A; 4/12/99, 1B; 4/13/99, 1B
    • Primaries: Jackson City Council, Ward 2: the candidates' views, 4/4/99, 1H; 4/5/99, 1A
    • Primaries: Justice Court Judge, Hinds County District 3, 6/2/99, 2B
    • Primaries: Justice Court Judge, Madison County District 3, 5/28/99, 2B; 6/8/99, 2B
    • Primaries: Legislative candidates (roster), 3/7/99, H
    • Primaries: Lieutenant Governor SEE ALSO Ferris, Shelby
    • Primaries: Lieutenant governor: SEE ALSO Ferris, Shelby
    • Primaries: Lieutenant governor: Amy Tuck and Troy Brown miss MSU forum, 4/27/99, 1B
    • Primaries: Lieutenant governor: Amy Tuck enters race, 5/12/99, 1B
    • Primaries: Lieutenant governor: Amy Tuck leaves Senate to run, 2/16/99, 4B; 5/2/99, 3H (Minor column)
    • Primaries: Lieutenant governor: Brown out to improve state's image, 7/28/99, 3B
    • Primaries: Lieutenant governor: candidate Amy Tuck, 6/13/99, 1A; 7/7/99, 3B
    • Primaries: Lieutenant governor: candidate Grey Ferris, 2/23/99, 1B; 5/30/99, 1A; 6/30/99, 4B; 7/18/99, 3H (Minor column)
    • Primaries: Lieutenant governor: candidate Terry Brown, 5/16/99, 1A; 5/23/99, 1A; 7/21/99, 3B
    • Primaries: Lieutenant governor: candidates talk on environmental issues, 5/21/99, 5B
    • Primaries: Lieutenant governor: candidates' views on accountability, 6/20/99, 2H
    • Primaries: Lieutenant governor: candidates' views on crime, 5/16/99, 2H
    • Primaries: Lieutenant governor: candidates' views on taxes, 5/9/99, 2H
    • Primaries: Lieutenant governor: debate in Columbus, 7/28/99, 5B
    • Primaries: Lieutenant governor: Evelyn Gandy backs Tuck, 7/27/99, 5B
    • Primaries: Lieutenant governor: Hawks brings work ethic to campaign, 6/6/99, 1A; 7/14/99, 3B
    • Primaries: Lieutenant governor: Hawks picks up 11 endorsements, 7/28/99, 3B
    • Primaries: Lieutenant governor: Hillman Frazier won't run, 2/24/99, 1B
    • Primaries: Lieutenant governor: letter endorsing Tuck irks MAE official, 7/31/99, 1A
    • Primaries: Lieutenant governor: Mississippi Economic Council forum, 4/15/99, 1B
    • Primaries: Lieutenant governor: Terry Brown enters race, 1/5/99, 1B; 1/28/99, 1B
    • Primaries: Lieutenant governor: Troy Brown says MVSU fired him, 6/20/99, 1B
    • Primaries: Lieutenant governor: Tuck and Ferris have support of Black Caucus, 7/19/99, 1A
    • Primaries: Lieutenant governor: Tuck leads in money-raising race, 6/21/99, 1B
    • Primaries: Lieutenant governor; polls show close race, 6/30/99, 4B
    • Primaries: Lowndes County crews welcome Net site, 8/1/99, 1B
    • Primaries: Lowndes County sheriff: Bowen and Howard qualify, 1/7/99, 1B
    • Primaries: Madison County 'fiasco' blamed on incompetence, 8/17/99, 1B; 8/18/99, 1A, 2B; 8/19/99, 2B
    • Primaries: Madison County 'fiasco': decision on new elections delayed, 8/21/99, 2B; 8/24/99, 2B
    • Primaries: Madison County 'fiasco: ' meeting is canceled, 9/14/99, 2B
    • Primaries: Madison County 'fiasco:' Democrats ask for recount, 8/31/99, 4B
    • Primaries: Madison County 'fiasco:' elections will stand, 9/15/99, 1B
    • Primaries: Madison County 'fiasco:' no indictments issued, 12/2/99, 1A
    • Primaries: Madison County 'fiasco:' votes recounted, 9/10/99, 2B
    • Primaries: Madison County constable, District 3, 7/28/99, 2B
    • Primaries: Madison County Justice Court Judge, District 2, 6/10/99, 2B
    • Primaries: Madison County school superintendent candidates, 5/14/99, 2B
    • Primaries: Madison County sheriff race: Trowbridge announces, 1/27/99, 2B
    • Primaries: Madison County sheriff: candidates on campaign trail, 2/23/99, 2B
    • Primaries: Madison County sheriff: contenders define positions, 5/7/99, 2B
    • Primaries: Madison County sheriff: Trowbridge defeats Hopkins, 8/5/99, 2B
    • Primaries: Madison County supervisor race: Alva Rutledge announces, 1/30/99, 2B
    • Primaries: Madison County Supervisor, District 1: roads key issue, 6/24/99, 2B
    • Primaries: Madison County supervisor, District 2, 7/8/99, 2B
    • Primaries: Madison County Supervisor, District 3
      • Roads and sewage are issues, 7/10/99, 1B
    • Primaries: Madison County supervisor, District 4, 7/15/99, 2B
    • Primaries: Madison County Supervisor, District 5, 3/11/99, 2B
    • Primaries: Madison County supervisor, District 5, 7/20/99, 2B
    • Primaries: Madison County supervisors: Spivey, Banks and Desai to run, 2/20/99, 2B
    • Primaries: Madison County: 'fiasco:' poll workers don't show, 8/4/99, 1A; 8/5/99, 1A; 8/15/99, 3H
    • Primaries: Madison County: county-wide issues, 5/5/99, 2B
    • Primaries: Madison County: officials don't expect repeat of poll problems, 8/2/99, 1B
    • Primaries: MAE 5 democrats, 1 Republican, 6/23/99, 6B
    • Primaries: MAE suing ex-leaders
      • Mailing asking members for support of Amy Tuck, 9/4/99, 1A; 9/24/99, 1B
    • Primaries: Many candidates have web sites, 5/2/99, 1B
    • Primaries: Many candidates report more donations from friends than from PACs, 5/12/99, 1A
    • Primaries: Marshand Crisler will run for police chief of Utica, 1/5/99, 2B
    • Primaries: Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians putting money in races, 5/17/99, 2B
    • Primaries: Mississippi Legislature
      • House District 72, 1/11/99, 1B; 1/13/99, 1B
      • House District 72: runoff, 1/25/99, 1B; 1/27/99, 1B; 1/29/99, 3B
    • Primaries: More women running, 5/9/99, 1B
    • Primaries: Opinions on value of political polling vary, 5/24/99, 1B
    • Primaries: Political candidates stick to script at Neshoba County Fair, 7/29/99, 1A
    • Primaries: Political forums at Madison Central High School, 6/19/99, 2B
    • Primaries: Political rallies in Jacinto and Lena, 7/3/99, 1B; 7/5/99, 1A, 2B
    • Primaries: Public Service Commissioner, Southern District: 6 candidates, 8/1/99, 1C
    • Primaries: Raising money challenge for 'down-ticket' candidates, 5/16/99, 1A
    • Primaries: Rankin County constable, District 4, 7/28/99, 2B
    • Primaries: Rankin County Justice Court Judge, District 1, 6/4/99, 2B
    • Primaries: Rankin County Justice Court Judge, District 2, 5/20/99, 2B
    • Primaries: Rankin County Justice Court Judge, District 4, 6/11/99, 2B
    • Primaries: Rankin County sheriff: Dickerson and opponent differ on need for radar, 5/6/99, 6B
    • Primaries: Rankin County Supervisor, District 1: 9 candidates, 6/17/99, 2B; 6/18/99, 2B
    • Primaries: Rankin County Supervisor, District 2: Swales unopposed, 6/25/99, 2B
    • Primaries: Rankin County Supervisor, District 3: field falls to 3 candidates, 7/1/99, 2B
    • Primaries: Rankin County Supervisor, District 4, 7/9/99, 2B
    • Primaries: Rankin County supervisor, District 5, 7/21/99, 2B
    • Primaries: Rankin County: county-wide issues, 5/5/99, 2B
    • Primaries: Secretary of State: candidate Nick Walters, 6/15/99, 4B
    • Primaries: Secretary of State: Clark makes bid for 2nd term, 6/15/99, 1B
    • Primaries: Secretary of State: Nick Walters announces, 1/13/99, 1B
    • Primaries: Senate District 25: Michel is winner, 5/19/99, 1A; 5/22/99, 1A; 5/27/99, 8B
    • Primaries: Senate District 25: Nancy King won't run in special election, 5/3/99, 1B
    • Primaries: Senate District 25: the 4 candidates, 5/17/99, 1B
    • Primaries: Sharkey County sheriff race: felon Jacob Cartlidge seeks 2nd term, 6/7/99, 1A
    • Primaries: solid turnout expected, 8/3/99, 1A
    • Primaries: State auditor: Bryant announces, 2/19/99, 1B
    • Primaries: State sees increase in election complaints, 10/17/99, 1A
    • Primaries: Statewide elections: roster of candidates, 3/2/99, 1A, 2B
    • Primaries: Transportation Commisioner: Central District: candidates, 6/15/99, 4B; 7/3/99, 1B
    • Primaries: Transportation Commissioner: 5 qualify, 1/1/99, 1B; 1/10/99, 1B; 1/13/99, 1B; 2/6/99, 4B
    • Primaries: Transportation Commissioner: Central District candidate W.C. Alderman, 3/17/99, 2B
    • Primaries: Voters' guide, 8/1/99, H section
    • Runoff: Copiah County Sheriff: Ainsworth defeats Jackson, 8/25/99, 3B
    • Runoff: counties struggle to find poll workers, 8/23/99, 1A
    • Runoff: Hinds Country coroner a highlight, 8/23/99, 1B; 8/25/99, 1A, 1B
    • Runoff: Hinds County constable, District 3: Isaac defeats Crisler, 8/25/99, 2B
    • Runoff: Hinds County Coroner: Grisham-Stewart's ads called 'racist', 8/11/99, 1A
    • Runoff: House and Senate races, 8/22/99, 13A (chart)
    • Runoff: House District 26: Espy vs Henderson, 8/22/99, 1A
    • Runoff: Incumbents take a beating; polling goes smoothly, 8/25/99, 1A
    • Runoff: Jones County Sheriff: Hooks defeated
      • Centobie incident a factor, 8/26/99, 1A
    • Runoff: Madison County constable, District 3, 8/11/99, 2B
    • Runoff: Madison County Justice Court Judge, District 3
      • Runoff may be avoided, 8/8/99, 5B
    • Runoff: Madison County supervisor, District 5, 8/12/99, 2B; 8/25/99, 2B
    • Runoff: Noxubee County sheriff: recount, 8/27/99, 1A; 8/28/99, 1B; 9/3/99, 3B
    • Runoff: Public Service Commissioner, Southern District, 8/22/99, 1C; 8/25/99, 1C
    • Runoff: Rankin County constable, District 3, 8/24/99, 2B
    • Runoff: Rankin County constable, District 4, 8/13/99, 2B
    • Runoff: Rankin County Superintendent of Education, 8/6/99, 2B; 8/25/99, 1A, 2B; 8/27/99, 2B
    • Runoff: Rankin County supervisor, District 1, 8/12/99, 2B; 8/25/99, 2B
    • Runoff: Senate District 39: Rayborn loses to Hyde-Smith, 8/25/99, 3B
    • Runoff: smooth voting anticipated, 8/24/99, 1A; 8/26/99, 2B
    • Runoff: Tippah County sheriff: recount scheduled, 8/29/99, 1B; 9/2/99, 1B
    • Secretary of State's training of election commissioners, 4/4/99, 5B
    • Special election to fill Senate seat vacated by Dick Hall, 4/13/99, 1A; 4/14/99, 1B
    • Tupelo mayoral elections to replace McCullough, 12/19/99, 1A
    • Voter ID issue dead for 1999, 8/18/99, 1B; 8/19/99, 1B
  • Elections, 1999 SEE ALSO City Council
  • Elections, 1999 SEE ALSO Governor's race, 1999
  • Elections, 1999 SEE ALSO Term limits
  • Elections, 1999 SEE ALSO Women's Political Network
  • Elections, 2000
    • Congressmen prepare war chests, 8/15/99, 1B
    • State's Congressional seats look safe, 9/20/99, 1B
  • Electric bills SEE Utilities
  • Electric Cord Sets Inc
    • Kosciusko
      • Strange odor forces plant evacuation, 5/4/99, 4B
  • Electric power plants
    • 10 are proposed or under construction in state, 11/5/99, 1C; 11/13/99, 1C; 12/8/99, 1C
    • Duke Energy (N.C.) proposes new plant be built in Jackson, 7/8/99, 1C; 8/25/9, 1C; 9/29/99, 1C
  • Electricity
    • Rural Mississippi had no electricity until mid 1930s, 10/18/99, 1D
  • Electricity markets SEE Utilities
  • Elkins, Victoria
    • Aerobics/kickboxing instructor in McComb
      • Kidnapping lead her to self-defense interests, 9/27/99, 4B
  • Ellis, Antwon
    • 19-year old gets life sentence for 1997 slaying of store clerk, 6/10/99, 1B
  • Elvis Presley Festival
    • Inaugural event in Tupelo, 8/5/99, 10F
  • Elvis Presley Memorial Chapel
    • 20-year anniversary, 8/15/99, 5B
  • Embryo storage
    • New ethical, legal quagmire: custody fights, fees among many issues, 10/4/99, 1A
  • Emergency medical response, Hinds County
    • AMR's subsidy from Madison is $4000, from Hinds $100,000, 12/20/99, 1B
  • Emergency medical service, Hinds County
    • American Medical Response seeking buyer, 9/14/99, 1C
    • AMR contract expiring: AMR contract ending, 4/10/99, 1B; 5/21/99, 2B; 6/9/99, 1B
    • AMR contract: new bids sought, 11/16/99, 1B
    • AMR improves response time in first half of 1999, 8/18/99, 2B
    • AMR visits nursing homes during holidays, 12/26/99, 1B
    • AMR wins 1-year contract extension, 11/30/99, 1A
    • AMR's contract up; vote on new provider, 11/1/99, 1B; 11/2/99, 2B; 11/15/99, 1A
  • Emergency Medical Service, Hinds County
    • Consultant hired to review bids on new contract, 10/5/99, 4B
  • Emergency medical service, Hinds County
    • Contract negotiations: disparity of bids, 11/29/99, 1A
    • Heart monitors tested for use in ambulances, 10/28/99, 1B
  • Emergency medical service, Jackson
    • Auto accident on Bailey Ave knocks out AMR radio system, 5/24/99, 1B
    • Call from Peach Orchard nursing home unanswered for 7 minutes, 9/8/99, 5B
    • E-911 service for TDD users, 8/13/99, 5B
    • JFD chief Raymond McNulty wants his dept to handle service, 4/27/99, 1B
  • Emergency medical service, Mississippi
    • Paramedics: much more than 'ambulance drivers', 8/2/99, 1B
  • Emergency medical service, Rosedale
    • Town loses ambulance service, 4/10/99, 8B
  • Emergency medical service, Vicksburg
    • City lets ambulance, E-911 deals expire, 7/3/99, 7B
  • Employee benefits
    • To keep good workers: day care, health clubs, college tuition, 8/29/99, 1C
  • Employment Security Commission
    • Moving from its present downtown headquarters, 8/10/99, 1A; 8/12/99, 1A
  • Employment, Mississippi
    • Legal/judicial field had largest increase in workers, 1997/98, 8/14/99, 1C
    • Manpower survey indicates continued strong job market, 11/29/99, 10C
  • Empowerment 2000
    • Symposium at Thalia Mara Hall, 10/20/99, 1C; 10/21/99, 1C
  • Emtergy Corp
    • Company making study of its rates, 3/18/99, 1C
  • English, Michael
    • Contemporary Christian singer performs in Winona, 10/16/99, 1E
  • Entergy Corp
    • Company to spend $1.9Billion to prevent rolling blackouts, 10/12/99, 1C
    • Donates $5M to the Enterprise Corporation for the Delta, 9/25/99, 1C
    • Earnings on track despite drop from 1998, 4/23/99, 1C
    • Planning $4.2 Billion system upgrade, 12/7/99, 1C
    • Reports 191% earnings gain for 4th quarter, 2/19/99, 1C
    • Utility customers may be able to pay bills via Internet, 1/7/99, 1C
    • Y2K preparations ready by November, 5/1/99, 1C
  • Entergy Mississippi
    • Community Partnership Grants, 9/7/99, 1B
    • Company may build more power plants, 8/21/99, 1C
    • Incoming president Carolyn Shanks speaks at STAR student awards, 4/29/99, 6B; 7/2/99, 1C
    • Meetings aim at ways to ease buren on poor customers, 11/19/99, 1C
    • Program giving $25 to customers without power for 2 hours may end, 7/3/99, 1C
  • Enterprise Corporation for the Delta
    • Entergy Corp donates $5M for development, 9/25/99, 1C
  • Entrepreneur's Source
    • Tupelo
      • Consulting and development franchise firm 1st in state, 7/9/99, 1C
  • Epitaphs
    • Readers create their own epitaphs, 8/22/99, 1F
  • Epps, Lawrence
    • Fired JPD officer smoked crack in his presence, JPD detective testifies, 11/12/99, 1A
  • Equine encephalitis SEE Mosquitos
  • ERDAS Inc
    • Atlanta company signs imaging software agreement with state universities, 11/29/99, 1B
  • Espy, Mike
    • Backers urge him to run for political office, 1/19/99, 1A; 1/22/99, 1B; 1/31/99, 1B
    • Before US House committee
      • Thinks independent counsel law should not be revived, 9/23/99, 4B; 9/24/99, 1B
    • Donates his papers to MSU, 10/13/99, 3B
    • Former Cabinet member hurt by those he trusted, 1/17/99, 1H
    • Jesse Jackson wants Espy to take Lott on in Senate race, 1/25/99, 1A
    • Joins Butler Snow O'Mara Stevens & Cannada, 2/17/99, 4B
    • Speaker at Legislative Black Caucus banquet, 1/30/99, 4B
    • To donate his papers to MSU, 12/9/99, 6B
    • To headine diversity series in 'Clarion-Ledger', 1/25/99, 1B; 2/3/99, 4B; 2/4/99, 1B
    • Will serve as senior adviser to US Department of Energy, 3/9/99, 1B
    • Won't run for lieutenant governor, 2/6/99, 1B; 2/14/99, 3H (Minor column)
  • Etiquette
    • E-mail, fax and internet etiquette, 1/20/99, 1E
  • Eudora Presbyterian Church
    • Historic church falls prey to Highway 301 widening, 8/29/99, 1A
  • Eudora Welty Creative Writing Contest
    • Center for.. Southern Culture, Ole Miss, 3/15/99, 3B
  • Eudora Welty Library
    • Young authors honored at a book signing, 7/31/99, 1B
  • Euro
    • European common currency being dealt with in Mississippi, 1/11/99, 2B
  • European Union
    • Mississippi firms getting Euro-ready, 1/8/99, 1C
  • Evans, Donald Leroy
    • Death-row inmate killed at Parchman, 1/5/99, 1A; 1/8/99, 1B; 1/18/99, 1A
  • Evers, Medgar
    • July 4th set aside as Medgar Evers Day in Jackson, 5/26/99, 1A; 6/3/99, 3B; 6/12/99, 5B
  • Everyday Gourmet
    • CEO Carol Puckett Daily eyes Chinese market, 4/9/99, 1C
  • Evolution
    • Kansas prohibition against teaching stirs debates
      • Pro and con arguments, 8/29/99, 1H
  • Exercise
    • Chair exercises beneficial to elderly, 6/15/99, 1E
    • Fitness for the over 50 crowd, 12/28/99, 1E
    • Make it a way of life for your family, 8/10/99, 1E
    • Spinning popular at local health clubs, 8/29/99, 18G
  • Exotic pets SEE Pets
  • Exports SEE Foreign trade
  • Extracurricular activities
    • What parents should do when students want to quit, 8/29/99, 1F

F

  • Faces of Freedom Summer
    • Exhibit at USM, 6/8/99, 1B
    • Photo exhibit at USM, 9/19/99, 3H (Minor column)
  • Fairfield Inn
    • New location in Pearl caters to business traveller, 4/13/99, 1C
  • Faith & Families
    • Program puts woman on path to self-sufficiency, 2/26/99, 1E
  • Faith Factor: Proof of the Healing of Prayer
    • Book by Dr. Dale Matthews
      • Studies suggest faith-health link, 9/28/99, 1E
  • Fall Family Festival Days
    • In Madison, 9/14/99, 2B
  • False alarms
    • Fees to residents get cheaper, 2/25/99, 1B
    • Jackson may make those who turn in false alarms pay, 2/5/99, 3B; 2/15/99, 4B
  • Falwell, Jerry
    • Says Teletubbies are harbingers of gay and lesbian lifestyles, 3/7/99, 1B
  • Families
    • Buzz words, code phrases, inside jokes unknown to outsiders, 11/7/99, 1F
  • Family Career and Community Leaders of America
    • New name for Future Homemakers of America, 9/2/99, 1E
  • Family Dollar Stores
    • Store opens in Westland Plaza, 10/14/99, 3B
  • Family Guaranty Life Insurance Co
    • Money approved to pay claims of policy holders, 8/12/99, 1C
  • Family reunions
    • Planning tips, 5/30/99, 10G
  • Fannie Lou Hamer National Institute on Citizenship and Democarcy
    • Local conference, 6/24/99, 6B
  • Fannie Mae
    • $12 Million low home construction loans for Mississippi, 12/10/99, 1C
  • Fannie Mae SEE ALSO Farish Street Historic District
  • Fannin Landing Park
    • Bikers, runners, walkers trail opened, 11/12/99, 2B
  • Fant, Gene and Lisa
    • Clinton parents of twins write devotional book for expectant parents, 11/6/99, 1E
  • Fantastic Sam's
    • Hair salon franchise opens store in Batesville, 4/7/99, 1C
  • Farish Street Heritage Festival
    • In downtown Jackson, 9/23/99, 11F; 9/26/99, 1B
  • Farish Street Historic District
    • 5 vacant houses destroyed by fire; 3 others damaged, 6/26/99, 1A
    • Community workshop, 5/1/99, 3B; 5/2/99, 1B
    • Draft guidelines for design and renovation, 6/27/99, 1B
    • Fannie Mae invests $6 Million in revitalization, 4/27/99, 1A
    • Increased police visibility, 8/1/99, 1A
    • JSU art dept painting murals on walls of boarded-up buildings, 11/19/99, 1B
    • Museum is planned, 11/11/99, 1B
    • Pioneer Celebration, 1/29/99, 1B
    • Plans aim to restore area to its heyday
      • Rehabilitation of houses, 2/28/99, 1F
    • Project awaits plan for funding, 12/23/99, 1B
    • Sites targeted for industrial cleanup, 1/20/99, 4B
    • Study to determine which houses to renovate, which to demolish, 5/29/99, 1B
  • Farm thefts
    • Some victims may get to reclaim their machinery, 11/30/99, 2B
  • Farmers of the Year
    • Macon man and couple from Walthall County share honor, 4/28/99, 1C
  • Farmers' Market
    • Jackson co-op has been in business for 50 years, 4/19/99, 1D
  • Farmers, Mississippi
    • Crop prices low: banks fear farmers will not be able to repay loans, 8/26/99, 1C
    • Facing 'critical time;' legislators take needs to Washington, 9/21/99, 1C; 9/22/99, 1C; 10/2/99, 1A
    • Federal relief: drought, fungus, hurricane make for bad year, 6/24/99, 1C
  • Farmhaven community
    • Residents join push for park or community center, 2/5/99, 2B
  • Farmhaven Volunteer Fire Department
    • Financial concerns and dissension among staff, 3/17/99, 2B
  • Farming
    • Agriculture in Mississippi has changed in last 100 years
      • But cotton is still royalty, 9/27/99, 1D
    • Outlook is bleak for Delta, all of Mississippi and US, 5/3/99, 2B
    • Technological changes have brought Mississippi agriculture far in 100 years, 1/18/99, 1D
  • Farradday's
    • Vicksburg
      • Restaurant review, 11/18/99, 4F
  • Farrar, George
    • 29-year old cystic fibrosis patient waits for lung transplant, 12/26/99, 1A
  • Farrior, Marvin SEE Wayne County Sheriff's Department
  • Fashions
    • Back-to-school fashions; backpacks high on list, 8/1/99, 1F; 8/2/99, 4B
    • We once took cues from movie stars; now it's MTV, 9/26/99, 1F
  • Father's Day
    • Photo contest, 6/20/99, 1F
  • Fathers
    • Fathers' involvement with children's schools, 12/2/99, 1E
    • State offering seminar to teach men how to be better fathers, 6/16/99, 1E
  • Fathers and Villagers SEE Foster children
  • Fathers, Sons and Mentors Conference
    • Sponsored by 100 Black Men of Jackson, 1/24/99, 1B
  • Faulkner, William
    • Two new books explore eccentric, clever Nobel Prize author, 8/8/99, 3B
  • Fayard, James
    • D'Iberville man dies when his car burns in carport, 12/25/99, 7B
  • Fazoli's
    • Italian restaurant franchise opens in Flowood, 4/6/99, 1C
    • Restaurant review, 6/3/99, 4F
  • FBI SEE Dillard, Stephen
  • Fears, Marcus
    • State high court orders new trial for man accused in 1996 slaying, 11/5/99, 1B
  • Federal budget, 2000
    • Mississippi projects would get $80.2 Billion, 2/2/99, 1A; 5/27/99, 1A; 5/28/99, 5B
  • Feed the Children
    • 2700 boxes of food distributed in Jackson, 10/2/99, 1B
  • Female leaders SEE Women in government
  • Fen-phen
    • At trial drug company executive testifies, 12/16/99, 5B
    • Closing arguments in trial to begin, 12/18/99, 1B
    • Jefferson County trial of diet drug manufacturer, 12/3/99, 1B; 12/9/99, 1B; 12/10/99, 1B; 12/12/99, 1B
    • Suit over fen-phen is settled, 12/22/99, 1A
  • Fencing
    • Lynn Meadows Discovery Center Fencing Camp in Gulfport, 6/20/99, 18G
  • Fencing SEE Matthews, John
  • Fenian's Pub
    • Restaurant review, 11/4/99, 4F
  • Ferguson, Gary
    • Terminally ill Jackson man disappears
      • Didn't want wife to see him die, 6/8/99, 1B
  • Ferren, Robert
    • Brandon man publishes magazine extolling virtures of younger generation, 3/16/99, 2B
  • Ferrets
    • Mississippi Ferret Friends, a shelter for unwanted ferrets, 3/10/99, 1E
  • Ferris, Martha
    • Vicksburg artist selected for national show in Boston, 3/7/99, 13G
  • Ferris, Shelby
    • DA Ed Peters thinks Ferris staffers sent fliers, 9/21/99, 1A; 9/22/99, 1A; 9/23/99, 1B
    • Daughter of Lt. Gov. candidate Grey Ferris dies, 7/13/99, 1B; 7/14/99, 4B; 8/19/99, 1A; 9/14/99, 4B
    • Fliers alleging her father's involvement in her death
      • Polygraph tests, 9/16/99, 1B; 9/17/99, 1B
  • Fertility
    • Technology becomes part of miracle of birth
      • Ethical questions raised, 3/22/99, 1D
  • Fertility SEE In vitro fertilization
  • Festival Latino
    • SEE Mississippi Cultural Heritage Festival Latino
  • Festivals, Mississippi
    • Festival schedules, 4/15/99, 10F; 4/22/99, 10F
  • Fetuses
    • 36 remains found behind Ocean Springs business
      • Had been in storage unit; man was burying them, 12/23/99, 1A
  • Fiddler on the Roof
    • At Thalia Mara Hall, 3/17/99, 6B
  • Fields, Willaim SEE MCI WorldCom
  • Final examinations
    • With good grades, many are exempt
      • Advanced placement classes must take exams, 4/1/99, 1E
  • Financial disclosure reports
    • State's politicians measure up as average, 2/17/99, 1A
  • Fine Work Guaranteed...Photography of F.S. McKnight
    • Exhibit at Old Capitol Museum, 4/11/99, 10G
  • Finesse Entertainment and Records
    • CEO Chris Carr creates his own record label, 4/26/99, 6C
  • Fingerprint identification system
    • A boon to Rankin County law enforcement, 1/19/99, 2B
  • Fire ants
    • Hinds County supervisors disagree over treatment, 3/9/99, 2B
    • Study shows fire ants attracted to indoors, 9/21/99, 1B
  • Fire protection
    • Madison County holds hearing on creation of 2 new districts, 10/5/99, 2B; 10/16/99, 2B
  • Fire-related fatalities
    • Mississippi ranks 1st nationally in fatalities, 10/11/99, 1A
  • Firearms fatalities SEE Gun deaths
  • Firing Line
    • PBS series returns to tape at Ole Miss, 11/25/99, 10B; 12/4/99, 1B
  • First American Bank
    • Adopts Capital City Alternative School, 1/21/99, 4B
    • Black-owned Jackson bank posts 1st profit, 2/12/99, 1C
    • Jackson-based minority-owned bank announces leadership shift, 5/12/99, 1C
    • Often confused with DGB parent company, 2/21/99, 1C
    • White board member Linda Anglin committed to race relations, 6/16/99, 1C
  • First Baptist Church
    • Brandon
      • Holds services in tent at site of future home, 7/5/99, 1B
    • Jackson
      • Beginning Again workshop, 2/27/99, 1E
      • Post-Christmas keyboard concert, 12/25/99, 1E
      • Renovation assistance in West Park community, 7/16/99, 1E
      • Will renovate Rosedown Apartments, 3/30/99, 1E; 4/6/99, 1B
    • Kosciusko
      • History of church is published, 3/20/99, 1E
  • First Federal Bank (Columbus) SEE National Bank of Commerce
  • First Night
    • Downtown Jackson festival needs volunteers, 12/16/99, 1B; 12/31/99, 1B
    • Party/arts festival planned for downtown Jackson, 10/1/99, 1A; 10/3/99, 1B; 11/30/99, 1C; 12/9/99, 1E
  • First Steps
    • State's early intervention program for infants and toddlers, 3/31/99, 4B
  • Fish farming SEE Aquaculture
  • Fisher, Kenneth
    • CEO of investment company speaks at Jackson Rotary Club, 1/12/99, 1C
  • Fishers of Men
    • Christian ministry holds fishing tournament, 4/24/99, 1E
  • Fitz-Hugh Manor
    • Historic Vicksburg mansion up for sale, 8/20/99, 1E
  • Five Wishes
    • Booklet takes death with dignity decisions further than a living will, 3/21/99, 1B
  • Flag Island
    • Annual Labor Day pig roast, 9/6/99, 1A
  • Flattmann, Alan
    • Artist's paintings at Bryant Galleries, 10/24/99, 14G
  • Fleming, Erik
    • Legislator arrested for 2nd time for spousal abuse, 12/20/99, 1B; 12/21/99, 1B
    • Legislator uses his state-issued computer to e-mail off-color jokes, 3/31/99, 1A; 4/1/99, 1A
  • Flood control
    • Ridgeland seeks citizen input at hazard mitigation meeting, 10/2/99, 2B
  • Flood control SEE ALSO Mississippi River
  • Flooding, Lamar County
    • Heavy rain leads to evacuation, 3/14/99, 1B
  • Flooding, Mississippi
    • Inventory of flood-prone dwellings, 6/13/99, 1A, 1H
  • Flora, Mississippi
    • Aldermen to decide future of proposed industrial park, 5/11/99, 2B
    • City redraws ward boundaries, 10/15/99, 2B
  • Florence Elementary School
    • Scout knife at school gets 7-year old expelled, 11/20/99, 1A; 11/24/99, 2B; 12/8/99, 2B
  • Florence Middle School
    • 2nd-grader expelled over Boy Scout knife, 12/9/99, 1A
    • Art education returns thanks to grant from the Arts Commission, 9/30/99, 2B
  • Florence, Mississippi
    • Election set to replace alderman who resigned, 6/5/99, 2B
    • Growing city is seeking annexations, 2/9/99, 2B
    • Town wants new City Hall, 8/27/99, 2B
  • Flowers, Nehemiah
    • African-American is aide to Senator Thad Cochran, 5/9/99, 1A
  • Flowood Fire Department
    • New chief is Frank White, 1/21/99, 2B
  • Flowood Police Department
    • New drug dog Ron will patrol schools, 5/25/99, 2B
  • Flowood, Mississippi
    • Developing comprehensive paln, 2/26/99, 2B
    • New zoning map reflects compromise, 3/5/99, 2B
    • To have post office, its own zip code, 6/12/99, 2B
  • Fluitt, Mickey and Pam
    • Picayune family takes nostalgic 'summer of '99' tour, 6/13/99, 5B
  • Flurry, Terry
    • Nettleton man arrested: methamphetamine lab in his home, 10/17/99, 1B
  • Flynn, Pat
    • Assistant AG and children's advocate retires, 12/26/99, 1A
  • FNC
    • Internet startup founded by 4 Ole Miss professors, 11/1/99, 12C
  • Focus One
    • Works with focus groups on marketing plans, 2/6/99, 1C
  • Fondren North Renaissance
    • Designated state's first Urban Main Street, 4/5/99, 1B; 4/6/99, 1B
    • Residents oppose planned retirement facility on Old Canton Rd, 9/15/99, 4B; 10/22/99, 5B
  • Food allergies
    • Can be deadly; lirk in unexpected dishes and products, 5/2/99, 1B
  • Food stamps
    • 11 Greenville businesses targeted in sting, 9/15/99, 1B
    • State debit card system not ready, 2/11/99, 6B
    • State ranked 8th in distribution accuracy, 10/23/99, 1A
  • Foodborne illnesses
    • Proper food handling can cut risk, 10/5/99, 1E
  • Football
    • 2-year old Egg Bowl pact with ESPN expires with this year's game, 11/25/99, 1A
    • Bowl Time!, 12/26/99 (special section)
    • JSU loses to Southern University in SWAC title game, 12/12/99, 1A
    • Mississippi may have 3 college teams in top 25 ranking, 10/10/99, 1A
    • MSU is 7-0, 10/24/99, 1A; 10/25/99, 1A
    • MSU loses to Texas in Cotton Bowl, 1/2/99, 1A, 1C
    • MSU squeaks past Kentucky, remains unbeated, 11/5/99, 1A
    • MSU to Peach Bowl; Ole Miss to Independence Bowl, 12/6/99, 1A
    • MSU wins Egg Bowl, 11/26/99, 1A
    • New mascot at MSU: Dontae is new Bully XVIII, 9/1/99, 1B
    • Ole Miss beats Texas Tech in Independence Bowl, 1/1/99, 1A, 1C
    • Tailgate parties, 8/29/99, 10G
    • USM wins Conference USA championship, 11/21/99, 1A
  • For the Spirit
    • Art work by Marianne Royals-Wynn and Sharon Bower at Cups, 12/19/99, 5G
  • Forbes Magazine
    • Special Mississippi section to attract business to state, 7/13/99, 1C
  • Forbes, Steve
    • GOP presidential candidate speaks in Brandon, 6/25/99, 5B
    • In town stumping for Republican candidates, 2/16/99, 1B
  • Ford, Jean Graham
    • Billy Graham's sister lectures at Briarwood Presbyterian Church, 11/5/99, 1E
  • Fordice, Kirk
    • Appears of Charles Evers' talk show on WMPR-FM, 9/9/99, 1A
    • Fordice and Ventura a lot alike, 5/30/99, 3H (Minor column)
    • Fordices file for divorce, 12/10/99, 1B
    • Forum to focus on rumors of Fordice 'enemies list', 7/3/99, 3B
    • Governor on vacation; staff again say location not known, 8/10/99, 3B; 8/11/99, 4B
    • Governor underscores his own irrelevance, 1/24/99, 3H (Minor column)
    • His official portrait hung in Capitol, 11/23/99, 1B; 11/30/99, 5B
    • Marital problems: Ann and Kirk 'just like 45 years ago', 6/13/99, 1A
    • Marital problems: at tribute, Pat Fordice tells of 'rough times', 8/28/99, 1B
    • Marital problems: Candidate Nick Walters 'uninvites' governor to rally, 6/16/99, 1A
    • Marital problems: divorce of sitting governor would be first, 6/11/99, 7A
    • Marital problems: Fordice considered resigning, 8/26/99, 1A
    • Marital problems: Fordices estranged since 1996, 6/23/99, 1A
    • Marital problems: Fordices' lawyers, 6/11/99, 7A
    • Marital problems: governor doesn't regret threats, divorce, pistol, 8/7/99, 1A
    • Marital problems: Governor drawing fire for TV outburst, 6/11/99, 7A
    • Marital problems: governor keeping his marriage situation private, 4/29/99, 1B
    • Marital problems: Governor seeks divorce
      • Marry Ann Creson, 6/11/99, 1A
    • Marital problems: Governor's popularity falls due to affair, poll shows, 7/1/99, 3B
    • Marital problems: he refuses to answer questions at BMW plant groundbreaking, 6/15/99, 1A
    • Marital problems: Mississippians watching more 'Fordice Follies', 6/14/99, 7A (Minor column)
    • Marital problems: opinions differ on effect of his governing, 6/12/99, 1A
    • Marital problems: Pat Fordice says it's no 'romantic comedy', 6/24/99, 1A
    • Marital problems: question of his Quayle campaign chairmanship, 6/10/99, 1A; 6/11/99, 1A; 6/17/99, 1A
    • Marital problems: some condemn, others forgive his infidelity, 6/10/99, 1A
    • Marital problems: staff tight-lipped about governor's European vacation, 6/8/99, 1B
    • Marital problems: vacation trip to Europe with widow Ann Creson, 6/9/99, 1A
    • Marital problems: what gubernatorial candidates say, 6/10/99, 7A
    • No more political offices for governor after this term, 3/5/99, 1A
    • Vacation: his use of state airplane probed, 8/12/99, 1A; 8/21/99, 1A
    • Vandalized Vicksburg signs of him taken down, 7/16/99, 1B
    • Will work on Quayle's Presidential campaign, 3/16/99, 1B
  • Fordice, Pat
    • Marilyn Quayle will speak at tribute to First Lady, 8/16/99, 2B; 8/28/99, 1B
    • WJNT-AM talk radio listeners praise First Lady, 12/24/99, 1B
  • Foreign trade, Mississippi
    • Exports to Mexico up; Asia link remains weak, 7/25/99, 1C
    • Free trade a 'mixed bag' for state's economy
      • Job layoff, but economy booming, 5/9/99, 1A
    • Knowing a foreign language is vital, 11/7/99, 1C
    • Nigerian consul general urges stronger economic ties with his country, 8/24/99, 1C
    • Seminar focuses on federal tax breaks for exporters, 11/5/99, 1C
    • State exports hit hard in 1998
      • Russian economic crisis cited, 6/10/99, 1C
  • Forest Hill High School
    • Student Daniel Cooper stabbed 15 times by student Dylan Singleton, 9/2/99, 1B
  • Forman, Robert Lee
    • Vicksburg pastor admits to sexual battery with 13-year old, 12/10/99, 3B
  • Forrest General Hospital
    • New $12 Million cancer center, 2/17/99, 3B
  • Foster Care Month
    • Putting spotlight on search for families, 4/25/99, 1F
  • Foster children
    • Fathers and Villagers campaign, 6/19/99, 5B
    • Forum sponsored by Youth Village focuses on issues, 7/9/99, 2B; 7/11/99, 1B
    • State gets federal bonus for rise in number of adoptions, 9/26/99, 3B
  • Foster children SEE ALSO Mississippi Families for Kids
  • Foster, Willie Roy
    • Holly Springs man may be dragging victim, 6/11/99, 4B; 6/12/99, 1B; 6/13/99, 1B; 6/20/99, 5B
  • Foundation for the Mid south
    • President George Penick focuses on poverty at Clarion-Ledger luncheon, 7/29/99, 5B
  • Four of July
    • Caution warned in fireworks usage, 6/30/99, 1E
  • Four-H (4-H)
    • Cooperative Leadership Conference, 7/21/99, 4B
    • Outstanding volunteers honored, 2/10/99, 5B
    • Statewide sewing project, 9/24/99, 1B
  • Fourth of July
    • Celebrate your independence, 6/27/99, 10G; 7/1/99, 10F
    • Set aside as Medgar Evers Day in Jackson, 5/26/99, 1A; 7/5/99, 1B
  • Fox, Martha Louise Morrow
    • 1st principal of state's black school for the blind honored, 9/4/99, 1B
  • Frankel, Martin
    • 'Financial genius' duped investors of $Millions, 7/8/99, 1C; 7/18/99, 1C
    • 3 insurance companies doing business in state linked to scam, 6/10/99, 1A; 7/2/99, 1C; 11/13/99, 1C
    • Commission George Dale in limelight after his discovery leads to probe, 6/26/99, 1C; 6/29/99, 9A
    • Frankel is arrested in Germany, 9/5/99, 1A; 9/6/99, 1A; 10/8/99, 1C
    • His associate Karen Timmins pleads guilty, 12/24/99, 1C
    • State of Louisiana spurned Frankel deal, 7/19/99, 6C
    • States will recover very little of money he stole, 9/7/99, 8C; 9/8/99, 1C
  • Franklin Protective Life Insurance Co
    • Money approved to pay claims of policy holders, 8/12/99, 1C
  • Franks, Jamie
    • State's youngest legislator is married, 1/11/99, 2B
  • Fratesi's Italian Foods
    • Restaurant review, 5/13/99, 4F
  • Fraud
    • Fraud artists everywhere, officials warn, 12/13/99, 1A; 12/19/99, 5B
  • Freedom Fest '99
    • Ticket buyers for canceled Christian concert will get refund, 6/30/99, 2B
  • Freedom Schools
    • 1960s effort inspires Mayersville program, 7/6/99, 2B; 7/28/99, 1B
  • Freeman, Effie
    • Woman's lawsuit against slot machine manufacturer over jackpot
      • State high court, 3/29/99, 2B; 4/1/99, 1C
  • Freeman, Michael SEE Railroad accidents, Illinois
  • Freeman, Morgan
    • Newspaper readers choose him favorite Mississippi actor of century, 10/4/99, 1D
  • French Legion of Honor
    • Mississippians Roy Grizzell and Bill Reed honored, 2/10/99, 1E
  • Freshour, Donald SEE Columbus Police Department
  • Friede Goldman International
    • 4th quarter earnings exceed expectations, 2/11/99, 1C
    • Announces improved earnings per share of nearly 60%, 4/27/99, 1C
    • Business Week says it's best small corporation in US, 5/21/99, 1A
    • Delay in oil rig delivery: stock price slumps, 7/16/99, 1C
    • Halter Marine merger, 6/3/99, 1C; 8/21/99, 1C; 9/16/99, 1C; 10/26/99, 1C; 10/29/99, 1C
    • Halter Marine merger is official, 11/4/99, 1C
  • Friede Goldman West
    • Pascagoula
      • Operations at shipyard resume following 3 fatalities, 8/16/99, 3B
  • Friendship Cemetery
    • Columbus
      • History lives, 7/26/99, 6B
  • Frito-Lay
    • Ex-employee admits to stealing $500,000 worth of potato chips, 8/21/99, 1C
  • Frito-Lay Co
    • Jackson plant to close; 250 jobs lost, 1/26/99, 1C
  • Froman, Johnny
    • Legally blind Pearl man decorates his yard for Christmas, 12/3/99, 1A
  • Furniss Edition Number Bible (FEN)
    • Rep Delma Furniss organizes the Bible, 3/5/99, 1E
  • Furniture Medic
    • Paramedic James Owens opens furniture-mending franchise, 4/5/99, 6C
  • Furry Friends Support Network
    • Madison County group finds home for abandoned or stray animals, 9/14/99, 2B
  • Futral, Mysti SEE Miss Mississippi, 1999
  • Futsal
    • Indoor soccer in Madison, 12/19/99, 18G

G

  • G.V. Montgomery Veterans Affairs Medical Center
    • Hospital changes records system, 3/24/99, 1B
    • Sandra Bonom claims racial bias, 3/30/99, 4B; 4/2/99, 3B
  • Galloway Elementary School
    • New building, 1/6/99, 1B
  • Galloway, Ricky
    • Drug charges dropped against man, but New Albany keeps confiscated truck, 3/16/99, 1A; 4/23/99, 1B
  • Gamblin, Mike
    • 62-year old man struck by car in northeast Jackson dies, 12/18/99, 5B
  • Gambling
    • Canton
      • Alleged illegal gambling ring; 11 arrested, 1/18/99, 3B
    • Choctaw Reservation
      • Alabama radio personalities Steve and DC appear at Silver Star, 6/17/99, 1B
    • Mississippi
      • 1998 casino revenues set at $2.17 Billion, 1/26/99, 1C
      • Anti-gaming referendum issue revived
        • Housewife Elizabeth Stoner, 3/23/99, 1C; 5/6/99, 1C
      • Anti-gaming referendum stuck down, 5/8/99, 1C
      • Auditor's study of economic and social ills associated with gaming, 3/5/99, 1C
      • Big name talent coming to Mississippi casinos, 6/17/99, 10F
      • Casino stocks no sure bet, 11/13/99, 1C
      • Casinos solid bet for tourism, 5/16/99, 1C
      • Casinos' end-of-summer revenues up 30%, 11/3/99, 1C
      • Churches struggle with issue: many in congregations employed by casinos, 11/7/99, 1B
      • In 1999 state revenues should reach $2.4 Billion, 1/20/99, 1C
      • Industry's influence in politics growing, 7/4/99, 1C
      • Isle of Capri to buy Lady Luck in $360 Million deal, 10/7/99, 1C; 12/17/99, 1C
      • Land-based facilities proposal won't hurt business, regulator says, 1/20/99, 1C; 1/22/99, 1C
      • Origins and history of state's gaming industry traced in study, 9/3/99, 1C
      • Progressive slot machines have best rate of return, 6/20/99, 1C
      • Revenues, 2nd quarter 1999 at $642.7 Million, 7/29/99, 1C; 9/10/99, 1C
      • U.S. Supreme Court indecision of casino ads angers gaming foes, 1/16/99, 1C
      • University of Memphis opens program for addicts, 7/6/99, 1B
    • US
      • Gambling twice as likely to be problem for teenagers, 3/28/99, 1C
      • Has South's love of gambling ebbed?, 11/14/99, 3H (Minor column)
      • Problem gamblers number 5.5 Million nationally, study shows, 3/19/99, 1A
      • US Supreme Court ruling allows ads by American Indian casinos, 6/15/99, 1C
  • Gambling, Neshoba County
    • Pattison named CEO of Silver Star Resort and Casino, 12/7/99, 1C
  • Gambusia (fish) SEE Mosquitos
  • Garbage dumps SEE Landfills
  • Garbage, Brandon
    • City ordinance now requires 6-foot fences around dumpsters, 5/26/99, 2B; 6/29/99, 2B
  • Garbage, Jackson
    • Holiday season brings tons more trash than usual, 11/17/99, 1E
  • Garbage, Madison County
    • County will pick up garbage in 5 Reservoir subdivisions, 11/5/99, 2B
  • Garden parties, 8/22/99, 17G
  • Garrison, Melissa
    • Gulfport woman pleads guilty to 1993 slaying of her mother
      • Has been tried 4 times, 3/6/99, 5B
    • Gulpport woman paroled
      • Jailed with her sister for slaying of their mother in 1993, 8/21/99, 1B
  • Gary Road Elementary
    • Parent is upset about how her third-grader was reprimanded, 4/27/99, 2B
  • Gary Road Intermediate School
    • Library lacks books, 12/11/99, 2B
  • Gas stations
    • Some now feature pumps with television screens, 5/7/99, 1C
  • Gasoline prices, Mississippi
    • Price per gallon jumps 9 cents in 2 weeks, 4/3/99, 6C
  • Gasoline stations
    • No-pay drive-aways could lose license under new law, 7/6/99, 6C
  • Gatson-Riley, Dianne
    • Appointed as head of Harrison County Jail, 12/12/99, 1B
  • Gays
    • State high court denies custody of teenager to his gay father, 2/9/99, 1A
  • GED students SEE Jackson Public Schools
  • Gem, Mineral, Jewelry and Fossil Show
    • A&I Building, State Fairgrounds, 2/25/99, 10F
  • Genealogy SEE African Americans
  • General Motors
    • Distribution center in Brandon state-of-the-art, 10/28/99, 1C
  • General stores
    • Retail stores from another time
      • H.D. Gibbes and Sons in Learned, 2/22/99, 1D
  • Generals
    • Jackson's championship flag football team, 8/8/99, 18G
  • Generosity index
    • Mississippi ranked tops in giving by Boston foundation, 8/10/99, 1A
  • Geno, Craig
    • Candlelight vigil held in his 1996 slaying, 1/22/99, 1B
  • Gentry High School
    • Indianola
      • Program on state's civil rights struggle, 3/27/99, 1B
  • Geometry
    • Should geometry continue to be required for graduation?, 6/26/99, 5B
  • George County Hospital
    • $9 Million renovation, 6/28/99, 4B
    • Supervisors approve financing plan for expansion, 2/27/99, 5B
  • George, Leighton
    • Memphis policeman's trial
      • Rammed Deena Vest's SUV off I-55; Vest injured, 8/15/99, 2B; 8/21/99, 4B
  • Georgetown neighborhood
    • Residents blame criminal activity on drug use, 4/17/99, 1B
  • Georgetown Neighborhood Association
    • Wants junkyards to be moved, 10/3/99, 1A
  • Gibson, Dan
    • Ex-gubernatorial candidate hired by state to promote parenting, 9/3/99, 1A
    • Former Crystal Springs mayor getting back on track
      • After losing governor's race, 8/29/99, 3B
  • Gibson, Dan SEE ALSO Governor's race, 1999
  • Gideon, James
    • Ill Greenwood boy's Make-A-Wish gains him a meeting with Doug Flutie, 12/11/99, 6B
  • Gieger, Jeffrey and Tracie
    • Their conviction for Medicare fraud is upheld, 9/26/99, 5B
  • Gilchrist, Mike
    • Orlando man in Mississippi on writing tour of US
      • Stories on the Web, 1/26/99, 1E
  • Giles, Jim
    • Court overturns 2 convictions against Giles, 4/24/99, 2B
    • Files $8 Million suit against city of Richland and Mayor Shirley Hall, 3/24/99, 2B; 4/3/99, 2B
    • Gubernatorial candidate wants to calls 26 witnesses in 1998 assault case, 2/25/99, 2B; 3/4/99, 2B
    • Has now filed second multi-million-dollar lawsuit, 4/27/99, 2B; 4/29/99, 2B
    • Man settles suit against city of Richland, 5/11/99, 2B
    • New judge to rule on appeal in Giles case, 4/14/99, 2B; 4/15/99, 2B; 4/23/99, 2B
  • Giles, Jim SEE ALSO Governor's race, 1999
  • Gillies, Jean
    • Family of slain UM student doesn't want Douglas Hodgkin paroled, 1/12/99, 1B
  • Girl Scout Cookies
    • Save room, 1/13/99, 1E
  • Girls Nation, 1999
    • Mississippi delegates selected, 6/7/99, 4B
  • Girls State, 1999
    • Alumni continue as leaders in state, 5/20/99, 1E
    • Musgrove speaks to assembly, 5/30/99, 5B
  • Glaze, A.J. and Jean
    • Retired Baptist missionaries living in Clinton, 10/9/99, 1E
  • Global Aircraft
    • Starkville
      • Firm's new diesel engine part of NASA project, 7/10/99, 1C
  • Global warming
    • Mayor Johnson joins with officials nationwide to fight problem, 9/28/99, 1B
  • Gluckstadt German Fest
    • At St. Joseph Catholic Church, 8/1/99, 1B; 9/18/99, 2B; 9/23/99, 11F; 9/27/99, 1B
  • Go-carts
    • Carts on city streets unsafe practice, 7/23/99, 1B; 7/24/99, 1B
  • Godwin, George William
    • Retired president of GodwinGroup dies, 4/29/99, 1C
  • Goggin, Michael
    • Hattiesburg High senior aces both ACT and SAT, 12/22/99, 1A
  • Goldsberry, Leon
    • Edwards gardener is known as Dr. Dirt, 10/14/99, 2B
  • Gollub, Jordan
    • Would-be substitute teacher in Canton has ties to Ku Klux Klan, 11/5/99, 1B
  • Good Neighbor Day
    • Brooks Jacobs gives away free roses, 8/30/99, 1B
  • Good Time Deli
    • Restaurant review, 3/18/99, 4F
  • Good, Jeff
    • Co-owner of Bravo! named 1998 Friend of Tourism
      • By Convention & Visitors Bureau, 6/25/99, 1C
  • Good, Paul
    • Macon man is Farmer of the Year for row crops, 5/3/99, 6C
  • Goodman, Derrick
    • Man accused of pawning rented merchandise, 8/31/99, 12B
  • Goodman, Edwina
    • Artist's works at Brown's Fine Art & Framing, 4/25/99, 5G
  • Gopher frog SEE Columbus Communities
  • Gopher tortoise
    • Relocated from west Hattiesburg area so high school can be built, 5/2/99, 1B
  • Gordon, Tim
    • Carthage man rides high-wheeled reproduction bicycle, 7/27/99, 1E
  • Governor's Award for Excellence in the Arts
    • 8 individuals honored, 3/14/99, 1A, 10G; 3/19/99, 1E; 3/20/99, 1B
  • Governor's Award for Quality
    • Hol-Mac (Bay Springs) and St. Dominic's Hospital top list, 12/28/99, 1C
  • Governor's Mansion
    • Repairs on Mansion halt tours, 9/12/99, 1B
  • Governor's race, 1967
    • Last time Congressman ran for governor: John Bell Williams' race, 9/5/99, 3H (Minor column)
  • Governor's race, 1999
    • Candidates often forgo security protection by Highway Patrol, 8/14/99, 1B
    • General election: 30-second TV spots, 10/24/99, 1H
    • General election: August numbers mean little in November, 8/23/99, 1A
    • General election: Bush stumps for Mike Parker, 10/6/99, 1B; 10/9/99, 1A
    • General election: business group endorses Parker, 10/1/99, 5B
    • General election: candidates disagree on amount of budget surplus, 10/29/99, 1A
    • General election: candidates have heated debate on education, 9/30/99, 1A
    • General election: candidates make final push, 10/26/99, 1A
    • General election: candidates vie for elderly vote, 9/26/99, 1B
    • General election: candidates' opinions on workforce training, 10/17/99, 2H
    • General election: candidates' position on tax cuts, 10/10/99, 2H
    • General election: candidates' position on utility deregulation, 10/3/99, 2H
    • General election: candidates' views on state economy, 9/12/99, 2H
    • General election: Debate is pointed, polite, 10/12/99, 1A, 1B
    • General election: do we know the 'real' Mike Parker?, 10/10/99, 3H (Minor column)
    • General election: editorials urge Parker to concede, 11/21/99, 1B
    • General election: experts say post requires beliefs, balance, 10/17/99, 1A
    • General election: George W. Bush' s visit to lend Parker hand, 9/10/99, 1B
    • General election: gift to Parker in 'gray area', 9/18/99, 1B
    • General election: Giles off ballot: fails residency requirment, 9/3/99, 1B
    • General election: Grisham stumps for Musgrove; Bush for Parker, 10/6/99, 1B; 10/8/99, 1A
    • General election: longshots Ladner and Perkins hanging in there, 10/30/99, 1A
    • General election: Musgorve and Parker spar over education, TV ads, 10/19/99, 1B
    • General election: Musgrove and Parker debate in Columbus, 10/21/99, 1B
    • General election: Musgrove and Parker each get business groups support, 9/30/99, 3B
    • General election: Musgrove and Parker exchange barbs, 8/20/99, 1B
    • General election: Musgrove and Parker in televised debate, 9/1/99, 1B
    • General election: Musgrove and Parker seek ways to sustain strong economy, 10/10/99, 1A
    • General election: Musgrove critical of Parker as congressman, 10/1/99, 1B
    • General election: Musgrove fund raising improving, 10/27/99, 1A
    • General election: Musgrove meets with South Carolina governor, 8/14/99, 4B
    • General election: Musgrove says Parker ads distorting, 10/5/99, 1B; 10/7/99, 1B
    • General election: Musgrove stumps; Parker has a cold, 10/14/99, 1B
    • General election: Musgrove touts record: Parker defends House votes, 10/24/99, 1A
    • General election: Musgrove vs Parker: choices 'paltry', 10/24/99, 3H (Minor column)
    • General election: Musgrove's 17-hour schools and chruches campaign, 10/31/99, 1A
    • General election: national spotlight will be on Mississippi, 8/8/99, 1A
    • General election: NRA endorses Parker, and Musgrove: 11/2/99, 3B; 10/29/99, 6B
    • General election: pace is picking up, 10/4/99, 1A
    • General election: Parker leads Musgrove in campaign funding, 10/9/99, 1A
    • General election: Parker reaches out to minority voters, 10/29/99, 1A
    • General election: Parker uses state car from airport to downtown Jackson, 9/14/99, 1B
    • General election: Parker won't concede, 11/4/99, 1A; 11/5/99, 1A; 11/6/99, 1A
    • General election: Parker's brochure on education displeases Musgrove, 10/27/99, 1B
    • General election: Parker's campaign on home turf and at golf event, 10/31/99, 1A
    • General election: Poll shows Parker slightly ahead of Musgrove, 10/23/99, 5B
    • General election: question of residency may keep Giles off ballot, 8/28/99, 4B
    • General election: race attracting variety of campaign donors, 9/26/99, 1A
    • General election: Republicans rally behind Parker, 10/23/99, 1B
    • General election: Sonny Montgomery endorses Parker, 10/20/99, 3B
    • General election: stalemate: 1890 Constitution is cause, 11/4/99, 6A; 11/15/99, 1A; 11/21/99, 1A
    • General election: stalemate: aide defends Parker's stance, 11/10/99, 1A
    • General election: stalemate: Briggs worries about damage to GOP, 11/18/99, 1A
    • General election: stalemate: computer glitches in vote count, 11/29/99, 1A
    • General election: Stalemate: counting of electoral votes a challenge, 11/8/99, 1A; 11/13/99, 1A
    • General election: stalemate: electoral votes dead even, 11/19/99, 1A
    • General election: stalemate: Eric Clark comes out as unsung hero, 12/12/99, 3H (Minor column)
    • General election: stalemate: Ford says Musgrove winning in House, 11/30/99, 1A
    • General election: Stalemate: Fordice urges Parker to accept popular vote, 11/12/99, 1A
    • General election: Stalemate: House polled, 11/9/99, 1A; 11/10/99, 3A; 11/11/99, 1A; 11/12/99, 1A
    • General election: stalemate: Musgrove closer to victory, 11/18/99, 1A
    • General election: stalemate: Musgrove still leading contender, 11/16/99, 1A; 11/17/99, 1A
    • General election: stalemate: my vote goes to..., 12/19/99, 1H
    • General election: stalemate: Official results show Musgrove leads
      • Lacks majority, 11/20/99, 1A
    • General election: stalemate: Parker says foes using threats, 12/3/99, 1A
    • General election: stalemate: Parker still won't budge, 11/23/99, 1A; 11/24/99, 9A
    • General election: stalemate: Parker supporters want him to stay in race, 11/16/99, 1A
    • General election: stalemate: Presidential election of 1824, 12/5/99, 1H
    • General election: stalemate: rumors fly as state awaits outcome, 12/12/99, 2H
    • General election: stalemate: there'll be no tie in House, Ford says, 11/19/99, 9A; 11/26/99, 1B
    • General election: Stalemate: voters split on Parker's stance, 11/11/99, 5A
    • General election: Voter's Guide, 10/31/99, 1H
    • General election: when will Musgrove 'take off gloves' with Parker?, 10/3/99, 3H (Minor column)
    • Musgrove slightly ahead in vote count, 11/3/99, 1A
    • Party switch: will it hurt Parker?, 8/15/99, 1B
    • Primary: Candidate Briggs says his term as Lieutenant Governor was progressive, 6/2/99, 4B
    • Primary: Candidate Charlie Williams, 7/4/99, 1A; 7/21/99, 3B
    • Primary: Candidate Charlie Williams favors vouchers, 6/17/99, 4B
    • Primary: Candidate Charlie Williams wants special session on taxes, 5/22/99, 6B
    • Primary: Candidate Dan Gibson calls for Christian activism, 5/26/99, 5B
    • Primary: Candidate Elton Wall profiled, 4/26/99, 1A
    • Primary: Candidate George 'Wagon Wheel' Blair, 5/17/99, 1A
    • Primary: Candidate James Hunt of Starkville, 5/3/99, 1A
    • Primary: Candidate James Roberts, 6/27/99, 1A
    • Primary: Candidate Katie Perone of Gulfport, 5/10/99, 1A; 6/17/99, 4B
    • Primary: Candidate Katie Perrone jailed; claims she's political prisoner, 3/15/99, 1A
    • Primary: Candidate Ronnie Musgrove, 7/18/99, 1A
    • Primary: Candidate Shawn O'Hara, 5/24/99, 1A
    • Primary: Candidate Williams taking 'listening tour' of state, 5/16/99, 3H (Minor column)
    • Primary: Candidates discuss child care issue, 4/10/99, 1B
    • Primary: Candidates hit 'talk radio', 5/29/99, 1B
    • Primary: Candidates quizzed on services for emotionally ill children, 5/15/99, 1B
    • Primary: Candidates' forum at USM, 4/15/99, 6B
    • Primary: Candidates' views on accountability, 6/20/99, 2H
    • Primary: Candidates' views on Ayers case, 5/23/99, 2H
    • Primary: Candidates' views on crime, 5/16/99, 2H
    • Primary: Candidates' views on economic development, 5/30/99, 2H
    • Primary: Candidates' views on gaming, 6/13/99, 2H
    • Primary: Candidates' views on healthcare, 7/4/99, 2H
    • Primary: Candidates' views on poverty, 7/18/99, 2H
    • Primary: Candidates' views on race relations, 6/6/99, 2H
  • Governor's Race, 1999
    • Primary: Candidates' views on taxes, 5/9/99, 2H; 6/6/99, 5B
  • Governor's race, 1999
    • Primary: Crystal Springs mayor Dan Gibson to run, 3/4/99, 3B
    • Primary: Dan Gibson has 'unshakable faith' he will be elected, 5/7/99, 1A
    • Primary: Dan Gibson sells his antebellum home in Crystal Springs, 7/24/99, 6B
    • Primary: Environmental forum at Millsaps College, 4/23/99, 1B
    • Primary: Forum on coast: 'Fordice question', 6/20/99, 1B; 7/22/99, 5B
    • Primary: Fringe candidates get their chance in Hattiesburg, 4/17/99, 1A
    • Primary: Gibson on 'campaign of faith', 6/20/99, 1A
    • Primary: Gibson's 'Walk Across Mississippi', 4/3/99, 5B
    • Primary: Giles says witnesses lied in 1998 assault case, 1/14/99, 2B
    • Primary: GOP candidate Charlie Williams says Party trying to muzzle him, 6/5/99, 1A
    • Primary: GOP forum for candidates in Madison County, 2/23/99, 1B
    • Primary: GOP to send letter to Briggs concerning campaign ad, 7/27/99, 1A; 7/30/99, 7B
    • Primary: Governors' Gala in Oxford: GOP hopefuls, 6/18/99, 3B
    • Primary: Holloway, Barksdale and Ebbers hold Briggs benefit, 5/25/99, 1B
    • Primary: Improving education a priority, Mike Parker says, 6/16/99, 4B
    • Primary: Is Carrie Anderson Harris a candidate?, 6/19/99, 8B
    • General election: It's Musgrove vs Parker in November, 8/4/99, 1A; 8/5/99, 1A
    • Primary: Jim Giles announces, 1/12/99, 1A
    • Primary: Lawsuit says Dan Gibson breached contract in sale of insurance agency, 6/15/99, 4B
    • Primary: losing candidates get back to 'real life', 8/30/99, 4B
    • Primary: Mike Moore will not run, 1/7/99, 1A; 1/10/99, 1A; 3/7/99, 3H (Minor column)
    • Primary: Mississippi Economic Council forum, 4/15/99, 1A
    • General election: Musgrove and Parker agree on most issues at forum, 8/7/99, 1B
    • Primary: Musgrove and Parker both endorsed by Right to Life PAC, 7/14/99, 3B
    • Primary: Musgrove defends use of state airplane and automobile, 7/16/99, 1A; 7/22/99, 1B
    • Primary: Musgrove leads field in fund raising, 1/30/99, 1A
    • Primary: Musgrove leads in May campaign funding, 6/11/99, 1B
    • Primary: Musgrove repays state for use of car, 8/20/99, 1A
    • Primary: Musgrove says diversity would play role in his administration, 5/19/99, 4B
    • Primary: Musgrove seeking Mike Espy's support, 1/9/99, 1A
    • Primary: Parker campaign contribution was from Bob Franks, not Barney Franks, 5/16/99, 1H
    • Primary: Parker defends his record in Congress, 7/25/99, 1A
    • Primary: Parker is leader in money race, 7/28/99, 1A
    • Primary: Parker leads in fund-raising efforts, 5/11/99, 1A
    • Primary: Political professionals conducting campaigns, 6/1/99, 1A
    • Primary: Poll says race is tight for GOP slot, 6/29/99, 4B
    • Primary: 4 candidates speak at health care forum; Giles rejected, 1/13/99, 1A, 4B
    • Primary: All six Rankin County mayors endorse Mike Parker, 7/24/99, 6B
    • Primary: Briggs points to his record as lieutenant governor, 7/11/99, 1A
    • Primary: Profile of candidate Richard Barrett, 4/19/99, 1A
    • Primary: Ralph Reed working hard in behalf of Mike Parker, 5/23/99. 3H (Minor column)
    • Primary: Ralph Reed's consulting firm employed by Mike Parker, 6/13/99, 3H (Minor column)
    • Primary: Rep Charlie Williams kicks off campaign, 4/14/99, 1A
    • Primary: Republican candidate Dan Gibson, 4/20/99, 1B
    • Primary: Republican candidate Jim Keenan pulls out of race, 5/5/99, 6B
    • Primary: Republican candidates differ on little during forum, 4/6/99, 4B
    • Primary: Roberts kicks off campaign in Pontotoc County, 5/14/99, 4B; 5/16/99, 2B; 5/20/99, 3B
    • Primary: Some candidates have web sites, 5/2/99, 1A
    • Primary: Stumping at Neshoba County Fair, 7/29/99, 1A

E
  • Elections, 1999
    • Primaries: Superintendent of Education: Weathersby announces, 1/13/99, 2B

G
  • Governor's race, 1999
    • Primary: Supreme Court Justice Jim Roberts to run, 3/2/99, 1A; 3/14/99, 3H (Minor column)
    • Primary: Tax cuts favored by Democrats in race, 7/15/99, 1B
    • Primary: Television ads crucial in race, 6/7/99, 1A
    • Primary: Top Democratic contenders to have series of debates, 7/3/99, 3B
    • Primary: Unexpectedly too close to call, 8/1/99, 8H (Minor column)
    • Primary: Williams gets endorsement of Haley Barbour, 4/21/99, 3B
  • Governor's race, 1999 SEE ALSO Elections, 1999
  • Goya Foods Inc
    • Union protests its labor practices, 12/6/99, 1B
  • Grace House SEE AIDS/HIV
  • Graduation, 1999
    • Words to live by..., 5/27/99, 1E; 6/1/99, 1B
  • Grady, Glennan and Jan
    • Their historic home in Corinth, 7/11/99, 6B
  • Graham, Tyrone
    • Charged in 1997 death of Jason Langly
      • Christopher Buckhalter has plead guilty, 10/7/99, 1B
  • Granberry, Jeremy
    • His trial in Wetumpka, Alabama, 5/14/99, 4B
  • Grand Gulf
    • Plant cited for safety violations, 4/8/99, 3B
  • Grand Oaks Inc
    • Final trial in Oxford golf course suit, 7/5/99, 6C
  • Grandparents
    • More and more back in parenting role (raising their grandchildren), 9/12/99, 1B
  • Grantham, Dennis
    • Competency test ordered on suspect, 12/18/99, 1B
    • D'Lo man freed on assault charge, jailed on murder count, 10/6/99, 1A
    • D'Lo man kidnaps his wife, kills her, wounds himself, 7/1/99, 1A; 7/2/99, 1B; 7/4/99, 1B; 7/7/99, 2B
    • Held in Rankin County Jail, 10/19/99, 1B
    • Preliminary hearing on murder charges, 10/13/99, 1A; 10/16/99, 1B
    • Rankin County may have to pay wife slayer's medical bills, 8/7/99, 1A
    • Suspect in shooting and slaying free on bond, 10/1/99, 1A
  • Graves, James
    • Hinds County Circuit judge creates web site for his courtroom, 4/26/99, 1B
  • Gray, Arthur Lee
    • Detective's mistake leads to plea bargain in murder trial
      • Rayshell Archie killed in 1996, 3/24/99, 1A
  • Gray-Ray, Phyllis SEE City government
  • Great American Smokeout
    • Kick the habit, 11/18/99, 1B; 11/20/99, 1B
  • Great Mississippi River Balloon Race
    • In Natchez, 10/14/99, 10F
  • Great River Road
    • MSU researchers hunt potential tourist sites, 9/7/99, 4B
  • Greater Jackson Area Job Fair
    • At Trade Mart, 3/31/99, 1C
  • Greater Jackson Business and Industrial Center
    • Operating at full capacity, 9/18/99, 1C
  • Greater Jackson Foundation
    • Assets to reach needy reach $Million milestone, 11/21/99, 1B
  • Greco, Johnny
    • Madison County employee sues supervisors in reverse discrimination suit, 2/24/99, 2B
  • Green Mile, The SEE Motion pictures
  • Green, R.H. Foundation
    • Established to provide health care for black Mississippians, 6/14/99, 1A
  • Green, Tomie
    • 1st female black judge for Hinds County takes oath, 1/5/99, 1B
  • Greenbrook Flowers
    • North State Street landmark burns, 3/10/99, 1A; 3/11/99, 1A; 4/3/99, 1B
  • Greenfield Road SEE Annexation, Pearl
  • Greenville Police Department
    • 'Blue flu:' anger over benefits, low pay, 9/13/99, 1B
  • Greenville, Mississippi
    • Residents want to revitalize Nelson Street, 1/3/99, 5B
  • Greenwood, Mississippi
    • Quota system for city jobs shut down
      • Black employees now outnumber whites, 7/15/99, 1A
  • Grenada Middle School
    • Its 'Walls that Teach', 4/14/99, 1E
  • Griffith, Morris SEE Stardust Cabaret
  • Grisham, John
    • His newest book 'The Testament', 1/31/99, 1G; 2/2/99, 1E; 2/7/99, 17G (review); 2/10/99, 1B; 2/17/99, 4B
    • His novel 'A Painted House' serialized in 'The Oxford American', 10/23/99, 1A
    • Newest novel 'A Painted House' in bookstores mid-January, 12/30/99, 5B
  • Grocery stores
    • Fierce competition in Southeast
      • 94 stores opened against Jitney Jungle in last 2 years, 11/12/99, 1C
  • Grubbs, Roe
    • Barndon mayor in dispute with alderman over mayor's badge, 10/22/99, 2B
    • Brandon mayor satisfied with his 5% pay raise, 8/24/99, 2B
  • Guinea fowls
    • Pair of mysterious birds prowl Biloxi neighborhood, 9/28/99, 3B
  • Gulf Coast Research Laboratory
    • Shrimp-farming lab to be built, 6/13/99, 3B
  • Gulf South Medical Supply
    • Jobs may be cut in October, 8/7/99, 1C
    • Ridgeland-based firm purchases 2 more companies, 5/6/99, 1C
  • Gulf Sturgeon
    • Mysterious fish studied by USM students, 6/21/99, 1B
  • Gulf Sturgeon SEE ALSO Bouie River
  • Gulfport, Mississippi
    • Conservation group opposes commercial development in Jones Park, 9/2/99, 3B
  • Gulley, C. Douglas
    • Former Ocean Springs investment adviser gets 10-year sentence, 6/4/99, 1C
  • Gun control
    • No state agencies applied for federal funds to buy back guns off the street, 12/27/99, 1A
    • NRA's Eddie Eagle program, 10/3/99, 1B
    • Pro and con, 11/28/99, 1H
    • US Senate approves tougher gun law, 5/21/99, 1A; 6/19/99, 1A
  • Gun deaths
    • Mississippi ranks high in firearms fatalities, 2/27/99, 1A
  • Gunnell, Donna
    • Walthall County water association clerk's 1997 conviction upheald, 10/6/99, 3B
  • Guns
    • Jackson housing authorities want to buy back guns to get them off streets, 11/14/99, 1B
  • Gunstoppers
    • Jackson program rewards tipsters leading police to illegal firearms, 8/14/99, 1A

H

  • Habitat for Humanity
    • Blair Street and Beyond Project in midtown, 11/4/99, 1B
    • Clinton group celebrates 10th year, 10/2/99, 2B
    • Farish Street welcomes its first Habitat house, 3/23/99, 2B
    • Fund raising walk through downtown Jackson, 11/26/99, 8B
    • Millsaps students go homeless for fund raising, 11/21/99, 1B
    • Volunteers to spend New Year's building home, 12/9/99, 1B
  • Habitat for Humanity SEE ALSO Allen, Nathan
  • Habitat for Humanity: the Collegiate Challenge Spring Break, 3/5/99, 1E
  • Haden, Dussi
    • 104-year old Kosciusko woman ready to ride out the century, 7/3/99, 1A
  • Hagan, Riley
    • Former Deposit Guaranty executive pleads guilty
      • Misappropriation of funds, 11/25/99, 1C
  • Haggard, LeeMarkus
    • Job interviewee robs manager of cash at Clinton truck stop, 9/28/99, 2B
  • Hal & Mal's
    • To open Jackson's first brewpub, 10/1/99, 1E
  • Hall, Ben
    • 10-year old headlines Howlin' Wolf Blues Festival in Okolona, 8/30/99, 1B
  • Hallmark Cleaners
    • All-hours access accommodates busy customers, 3/1/99, 6Cx
  • Halloween, 1999
    • How to have a healthy Halloween, 10/26/99, 1E; 10/28/99, 12F
    • Jackson says Saturday is official trick-or-treat day, 10/28/99, 5B
  • Halter Marine Group
    • $6 Million fraud scheme by 6 executives, 8/21/99, 1C
    • Gulfport firm cuts its expenses; 40 jobs eliminated, 2/24/99, 1C
  • Halter Marine Group SEE ALSO Friede Goldman International
  • Hamilton, Misty
    • Child custody suit of woman who had affair, lost children, 12/3/99, 4B
  • Hampton Inn
    • New inn in Clinton, 2/8/99, 6C
  • Hampton, Ollie
    • Yazoo City store owner held on cocaine charges, 1/15/99, 4B
  • Hancock, Tracy SEE Russian orphans
  • Handgun Control Inc
    • Gives state a grade of D in protection of children, 9/8/99, 1A
  • Hands
    • Extra protection needed in winter; gloves help, 10/15/99, 1E
  • Hanging Moss Creek
    • City attorney may request Council pay $1.1 Million, 5/18/99, 1A; 5/19/99, 1B
    • City tackling erosion woes, 9/29/99, 3B
    • Dale Danks files lien against city government over erosion, 3/17/99, 4B; 3/26/99, 1B; 5/4/99, 1B
  • Hansen, Corey
    • Eagle Scout wants to be one of 1st explorers living on Mars, 2/6/99, 1B
  • Hanukkah
    • Holdiay-related merchandise, 12/4/99, 1E
  • Harbor House of Jackson
    • Treatment center for indigent celebrates 25 years, 12/6/99, 1B
  • Hard Rock Cafe
    • Biloxi
      • Preservation group balks at giant guitar symbol, 8/14/99, 1B
  • Hare Krishnas SEE New Talavana Farm Community
  • Hare, Alana
    • Hinds deputies free captive Florida woman at Tarrymore Motel, 5/28/99, 1B
  • Harkins, Greg
    • Chair-maker from Vaughan, 1/4/99, 1B
  • Harley, Clifton
    • Ridgeland man charged in separate sex crimes in 1995 and 1997, 2/23/99, 4B
  • Harley-Davidson Motocycles
    • Harley Owners Group (HOG), 2/21/99, 7G
  • Harper, Randy
    • Florence man with 12 DUIs finally sent to prison, 11/16/99, 1A' 11/17/99, 1B; 11/21/99, 1B
  • Harrah's New Orleans
    • Louisiana's only land-based casino to open, 10/1/99, 1C
  • Harrell, James SEE Securities scam
  • Harris, Roosevelt
    • Prosecutors recommend leniency in his killing of girlfriend, 5/11/99, 1B
  • Harrison Central High School
    • ACLU to sue over ban on Star of David, 8/18/99, 3B; 8/20/99, 4B; 8/21/99, 1B
    • Board reverses decision: Star of David allowed, 8/25/99, 1A
    • Student Ryan Green wearing Star of David sparks controversy, 8/16/99, 1B; 8/17/99, 3B
  • Harrison County Fairgrounds
    • Winter Series for Hunter Jumper horses, 3/14/99, 6G
  • Harrison County Jail
    • Lawsuit over conditions now inactive, 6/9/99, 3B
  • Harrison County Sheriff's Department
    • 4 deputies indicted on fraud charges, 11/18/99, 3B; 11/20/99, 5B; 11/21/99, 2B
  • Harrison, Malcolm
    • Newly-elected Hinds County Attorney, 11/5/99, 2B
  • Harrison, Pat
    • Book about Mississippi senator, FDR's righthand man during Depression, 12/5/99, 3H (Minor column)
  • Hart, Rodalton
    • Holmes County farmer charged with trying to defraud government, 11/18/99, 1B
  • Hartcourt Educational Testing
    • 2nd compnay sues state over standardized testing contract, 10/1/99, 5B
  • Hartzog, Debbie
    • Friends throw a 'she's-through-with-chemo' party for her, 9/26/99, 14G
  • Harvison, Harvey and Lynn
    • Community rallies to aid parents of triplets, 11/28/99, 1B
  • Hathorn, Sue
    • Child advocate pleads guilty to misuse of funds, 3/12/99, 1A; 3/14/99, 1A
    • Facing an uncertain future, 4/18/99, 1A
    • Gaming Commission to present more evidence to grand jury
      • VOICES organization, 1/15/99, 1A; 1/22/99, 5B
    • She and McBrayer family, employees face multiple charges, 2/28/99, 1A
  • Hattiesburg, Mississippi
    • City celebrates its centennial, 3/21/99, 1B
  • Hawkins Field Indsutrial Park
    • Looking for tenants, 11/23/99, 1C
  • Hawkins, James
    • Jim Hill choral director named a Mississippi 'Living Legend', 6/6/99, 1B
  • Hawkins-Butler, Mary
    • Fund raiser, roasts nets $16,000 for cultural center, 7/13/99, 2B
  • Haynes, Melinda
    • Oprah's Book Club lists her novel set in Mississippi
      • 'Mother of Pearl', 6/20/99, 4G
  • Hazadous jobs SEE Jobs
  • Hazardous material SEE ALSO Oil pipeline
  • Hazardous material SEE ALSO Peroxide
  • Hazardous material, Bogalusa
    • Jackson trial concerning 1995 chemical leakage from a tank car, 4/8/99, 1B; 4/9/99, 4B
    • Jackson trial: 2 companies found liable, no damages awarded, 6/24/99, 1B
    • Plaintiffs want state high court to consider case
      • Chemical spill in 1995, 11/28/99, 1B
  • Hazardous waste
    • Brownfield (contaminated property) restrictions eased, 7/3/99, `C
    • Dept of Energy may ship waste by truck through Mississippi, 1/14/99, 1B
    • Insulation Foam and Roofing (Jackson) sentence for felony practices, 2/6/99, 1B
  • Hazardous waste SEE ALSO M&S Petroleum Inc
  • Hazlehurst Police Department SEE Bowie, Dewayne
  • Head Start
    • A federal program, it now will work with state Dept of Education, 4/3/99, 1B
  • Health care, US
    • Lott in favor of bill giving $15 Billion to providers, 10/28/99, 1A
  • Health care, US SEE ALSO Hospitals, US
  • Health centers
    • Change in federal law could cut Medicaid payments by 5%
      • Some centers may close, 4/15/99, 1B; 8/8/99, 1A
  • Health insurance
    • 1 in 6 Americans lacks health insurance, 10/4/99, 1A
    • Hinds County costs likely to rise by up to $1.5 Million a year, 4/22/99, 1B
    • Increased costs for Hinds County employee coverage, 2/11/99, 2B
    • Many physicians refuse to be part of state insurance coverage, 11/21/99, 1A
  • Health maintenance organizations
    • HMOs vanishing entities in state, 11/27/99, 1A; 11/28/99, 1B
    • Mississippi HMOs lost money in 1998, 3/11/99, 1C
  • Health maintenance organizations SEE ALSO Medicare
  • Health Management Associates SEE Mississippi Methodist Healthcare
  • Hearn, Donald SEE Presley, Lynn
  • Heart problems
    • At UMC a non-surgical procedure using septal occluder, 6/21/99, 1A
  • Heartburn
    • When food strikes back, 9/7/99, 1D
  • HeARTS Against AIDS
    • Artist Lea Barton's tee shirt, 12/3/99, 2B, 1E
  • Heat wave SEE Weather, Mississippi (1999)
  • Hedren, Tippi
    • Former movie actress in Jackson on animal rights visit, 1/12/99, 1B
  • Hegwood, Martin
    • His mystery novel 'Big Easy Backroad', 7/25/99, 4G
    • State employee writes detective story 'Big Easy Backroad', 8/29/99, 3H (Minor column)
  • Heidelberg & Woodliff PA
    • Merges with Heidelberg, Sutherland & McKenzie (Hattiesburg), 6/26/99, 1C
  • Heidelberg High School
    • Police wrap up probe into teacher Eljean Knight's death, 9/15/99, 1A; 9/16/99, 4B
    • Teacher Eljean Knight dies after school fight, 9/10/99, 3B; 9/11/99, 1A; 9/14/99, 1A
  • Helping Outstanding Pupils Educationally (HOPE)
    • State studying scholarship plan, 9/29/99, 4B
  • Henderson, Edwin
    • Named Ridgeland's 'City Maker 1999', 12/21/99, 2B
  • Henderson, Mary Ann
    • Natchez native returns home again from stint in Hollywood, 3/14/99, 3B
  • Henley, Chet
    • Hinds County judge dies of massive heart attack, 11/12/99, 1A; 11/13/99, 1B; 11/24/99, 1B; 12/12/99, 1B
  • Henley, Chet SEE ALSO Judges, Hinds County
  • Henriques, Bart SEE Child pornography
  • Henry, Aaron
    • Honored as a 'Long Distance Runner for Justice', 7/1/99, 1B
  • Hepatitis A
    • 12 cases in west Jackson prompt vaccinations, 5/26/99, 1B; 5/27/99, 1A; 5/28/99, 1B; 9/30/99, 1B
    • Warning is issued for customers of Arby's near MetroCenter, 12/21/99, 1B; 12/22/99, 1B; 12/30/99, 1B
  • Hepatitis B
    • Free vaccination program for adolescents in Delta, 8/30/99, 1B
  • Heritage Trust SEE Historic sites, Mississippi
  • Hernando Public Library
    • Parental concerns cancel 'Harry Potter' event, 11/20/99, 6B
  • Hich school students
    • More turning to private companies for guidance and scholarship leads, 7/27/99, 1A
  • Hickory Street Heritage Festival
    • In Clinton, 9/4/99, 2B
  • Hicks, Derrick
    • Youth shot 6 times treated and released from UMC, 12/19/99, 1B
  • Hicks, Frank SEE Crime Lab
  • Hidden Hills (subdivision) SEE Mill Creek IV
  • High Street project
    • Eminent domain proceedings against 5 property owners, 5/5/99, 1B; 10/7/99, 1B
  • Highland Baptist Church
    • Laurel
      • Effects of marathon revival linger, 2/17/99, 1E
  • Highway 18
    • Center of new retail boom in south Jackson, 12/13/99, 8C
  • Highway 51 SEE Great River Road
  • Highway 63
    • New four-lane corridor connecting Pascagoula to Tennessee line, 2/15/99, 2B
  • Highway Patrol
    • 100 new troopers needed; finding good applicants tough, 9/29/99, 1A
    • Cages in cars transporting inmates now mandated, 5/23/99, 1A
    • Daniel Blount is Trooper of the Year, 5/18/99, 1B
    • Drop in manpower tied to decreased revenue in county courts, 3/7/99, 1B
    • Slain lawmen honored at Jackson headquarters, 5/7/99, 5B
    • Trooper Ken Dunlap hurt in pursuit in I-20 wreck west of Clinton, 2/16/99, 1B; 2/17/99, 1B; 2/18/99, 1B
    • Wage hike for troopers cuts into budget for city/county law officers, 4/14/99, 1A
  • Highways, Mississippi
    • Increased federal funding: construction rising
      • States now get 90.5 cents of gas dollar, 9/7/99, 8C
    • MDOT unveils safety campaign for driving through construction projects, 8/28/99, 1B
    • Various improvements to start soon, officials say, 8/5/99, 2B
  • Highways, Mississippi SEE ALSO Roads and streets
  • Hill, Faith
    • Concert with Mississippi Symphony to benefit literacy, 5/25/99, 1E; 5/30/99, 1B, 2B
  • Hill, Jim
    • Director of Raintree Observatory at French Camp Academy, 3/13/99, 1A
  • Hill, Paul
    • His grandson Phil gathers man's recipes into book for family, 12/26/99, 1F
  • Hill, William Earl
    • Chickasaw County supervisor-elect convicted of sex crimes in 1970
      • May be disqualified, 9/9/99, 1B
  • Hillcrest Baptist Church and School
    • Arson suspected in Yazoo City fire, 2/19/99, 5B; 2/26/99, 5B; 4/16/99, 2B
  • Hillcrest Hospital
    • Calhoun County's only hospital facing closure, 6/9/99, 3B
  • Hinds Commmunity College
    • Vicksburg branch may be upgraded to a campus, 9/23/99, 2B
  • Hinds Community College
    • 10% increase in enrollment, 9/2/99, 2B
    • Avionics courses OK'd, 2/4/99, 2B
    • Cain Hall landmark should be rebuilt by fall 2001, 7/8/99, 2B; 10/7/99, 2B
    • Faculty and staff to receive 10% pay raises, 6/3/99, 1B
    • Fund-raising to replace hsitoric Cain Hall, 1/9/99, 2B; 4/1/99, 2B
    • Funding of scholarship named for Lydia Dew, killed in Pearl High shootings, 12/6/99, 1A
    • International Business Support Project, 10/19/99, 1C
    • Makes curriculum changes to maintain accreditation, 1/7/99, 3B
    • Photography exhibit, 2/7/99, 5G
    • Rankin County campus offers technical, computer internships, 2/3/99, 2B
    • Tuition not going up; meals and fees will rise, 4/9/99, 2B
    • Wants to raise faculty salaries 10%, 4/8/99, 2B
  • Hinds County
    • Revenues are up, but population down 3%, 6/24/99, 1C
  • Hinds County Budget, 1999-2000
    • Budget is $3 Million in the red, 8/28/99, 1A
    • Dwindling reserve money a concern, 4/20/99, 1B
  • Hinds County Circuit Court
    • 1st court administrator hired, 8/3/99, 2B
    • Judge Hilburn has plan to speed up case resolutions, 3/9/99, 1A
    • Judge Tomie Green urges more mediation, less litigation, 12/1/99, 1B
  • Hinds County Courthouse
    • Raymond: security to be tightened, 9/6/99, 1B
  • Hinds County Democratic Executive Committee
    • Cannot say how $108,670 was spent, 4/13/99, 1A
  • Hinds County Department of Emergency Management
    • Hazard Mitigation Council: disaster preparedness, 10/27/99, 1B
  • Hinds County Department of Public Works
    • Employees want pay, not comp time, 1/6/99, 2B
  • Hinds County Detention Center
    • Circuit Judge Tomie Green to hold court sessions at Center, 6/1/99, 1B
    • Judge rules John Campbell's death not due to negligence, 1/25/99, 1B
  • Hinds County Detention Center (R)
    • Judge hopes to hear cases in Raymond: fewer prisoner transports, 10/7/99, 2B
  • Hinds County District Attorney
    • DeLaughter's department will affect caseload, 12/4/99, 1A; 12/5/99, 1B
  • Hinds County Drug Court
    • $14,000 donation by bingo operation may be illegal, 1/5/99, 2B; 1/8/99, 2B
    • Close to realization, 6/25/99, 2B
    • Efforts receive $200,000 in state funds, 5/7/99, 1B
    • Magnolia Veterans Association wants donation back, 1/13/99, 2B; 1/20/99, 2B
  • Hinds County Election Commission
    • Special elections deplete budget, 6/16/99, 2B
  • Hinds County employees SEE County employees
  • Hinds County engineer
    • Tony Lewis is leaving; search for replacement under way, 2/12/99, 2B
  • Hinds County Justice Court
    • Erases $1 Million in delinquent fines from books, 6/21/99, 1A
  • Hinds County Penal Farm
    • House Hinds County offenders in tent city, Judge Chet Henley says, 5/4/99, 1B
    • Inmates construct dog kennel, 4/6/99, 2B
    • Inmates form Firefox Wildland Firefighters, 2/19/99, 2B
    • Inmates make gourmet sorghum and cane syrup, 11/2/99, 2B
    • Program teaches inmates how to be better fathers, 9/11/99, 1E
    • Sheriff's dept has turned farm into money-making operation, 3/12/99, 2B
  • Hinds County Penal farm
    • Storm damages facility, 3/4/99, B
  • Hinds County Penal Farm
    • Tent city for overflow of inmates, 5/25/99, 1A; 6/6/99, 1B; 6/8/99, 1B; 6/10/99, 1B
    • Tent city may be axed: electronic monitoring system studied, 6/22/99, 2B
  • Hinds County Public Schools
    • Increase in property taxes to cover costs of large enrollments, 9/8/99, 2B
  • Hinds County Public Works Department
    • Pay raises by director Mary Carter, 12/14/99, 1B; 12/31/99, 1A
  • Hinds County Sheriff's Department
    • 10 new cars added to fleet, 6/10/99, 2B
    • Bloodhounds find new home with family, 3/27/99, 2B
    • Deputies donate money to blind vendor robbed by colleague, 1/14/99, 1A
    • Deputy John Samuel arrested; accused of stealing from blind vendor, 1/9/99, 1A
    • Deputy Ken Magee named Officer of the Year, 3/3/99, 2B
    • Drug-seizure cash and cars used by Dept, 2/20/99, 2B
    • Fund raising dinner, 3/1/99, 3B
    • Horse killed on duty at park; fund set up for replacement, 2/4/99, 1B
    • McMillin wants his fleet of cars replaced, 2/26/99, 1B
    • New patrol cars purchased, 2/3/99, 2B
    • Newly trained reserve deputies join force, 7/20/99, 1B
    • Officers horse put to sleep after accident, 1/28/99, 5B
    • Reserve officer Henry Glaze honored, 3/4/99, 2B
    • Reserve Unit fights street crime, prostitution, 9/8/99, 1A
  • Hinds County Spelling Bee
    • At Northwest Middle school, 2/26/99, 2B
  • Hinds-Madison-Rankin Cooperative Service District
    • Interest grows in reviving 10-year old effort, 6/9/99, 1B
  • Hines, Lewis
    • Vermont man who killed a woman in 1980 may be sent to Tippah County, 12/10/99, 1A
  • Hines, Louis
    • Vermont mental patient's release to Tippah County awaits court order, 12/15/99, 1A; 12/16/99, 1A
  • Hinsdale, Jennifer
    • Handicapped woman being discharged from MA hospital
      • Harrison County won't pay bills, 8/9/99, 1B
  • Hispanic immigrants
    • Helped by Trinity Mission Center in Forest, 6/14/99, 1A
    • Many in Forest still suffer in cramped, squalid housing, 6/12/99, 1A
  • Historic buildings, Jackson
    • City trying to save 4 buildings on South State Street, 5/24/99, 1A
  • Historic houses, Columbus
    • Free men of color built and owned home on Pilgrimage tour, 4/4/99, 1B
  • Historic sites, Mississippi
    • State's 10 most endangered historic places, 11/14/99, 1F; 11/19/99, 1E (Heritage Trust list)
  • Hit-and-run accidents
    • 2 Meridian women charged with killing of man, 7/3/99, 3B
    • Memphis man charged in death of Horn Lake 8th grader, 9/23/99, 1A; 9/24/99, 1B; 9/25/99, 1B
  • Hit-and-run accidents SEE ALSO Johnson, Jarvis
  • HMOs SEE Health Maintenance Organizations
  • HMOs SEE Medicare
  • Hockey SEE Ice hockey
  • Hodges, Tony
    • Meridian man charge with making firebombs, 1/21/99, 1B; 1/23/99, 4B; 9/21/99, 3B; 9/22/99, 1B
    • Meridian man to stand trial for lying to federal officer about explosives, 12/7/99, 1B
  • Hodges, Tony Lewis SEE Hudson, Theta
  • Hog farms
    • 2 Monroe County farms file lawsuit over county ordinance, 4/11/99, 3B
    • Bolton residents oppose facility, 1/16/99, 2B; 2/3/99, 2B; 4/12/99, 1A; 4/13/99, 1B
    • DEQ to propose exempting farms from air-quality permits, 5/5/99, 5B; 6/5/99, 1B
    • Farmers may be eligible for federal aid to offset prices, 7/28/99, 1C
    • Lawsuit on environmental hazards goes to state high court, 9/6/99, 5B
    • Oktibbeha County farm told to improve air quality, 12/7/99, 1B
    • Proposed Hinds County farm in court and in limbo, 11/2/99, 5B; 11/17/99, 2B
    • Report cites respiratory and emontional stress to nearby residents, 12/13/99, 1B
    • Sierra Club begins campaign to enforce stronger regulations, 4/23/99, 6B
    • State's Commission on Environmental Quality tightens regulations, 6/25/99, 1B
  • Hog Wild
    • ...for barbecue, 6/24/99, 10F; 6/27/99, 1B
  • Holder, Clay
    • MSU student cleared in drug charges
      • Former fraternity brother Raymond Thomas charged in setup, 2/16/99, 1A
  • Holder, Clay SEE ALSO Thomas, Raymond Ethan
  • Hole-In-One Shootout
    • To benefit Resource Center Network/Family Preservation Agency, 9/25/99, 2B
  • Holiday Studio and Gallery Tours
    • Wolfe Studio a mainstay, 11/14/99, 10F
  • Holliman, Clevon
    • Hattiesburg shooting suspect drowns during police chase, 6/16/99, 1B
  • Hollingsworth, Stefan
    • 11-year old Florence student faces expulsion over knife, 12/3/99, 1A; 12/15/99, 1A; 12/16/99, 1A
    • Official calls for boy to be expelled for 1 year, 12/17/99, 1A
  • Holly, William Joseph
    • State high court cancels his February 17 execution, 2/12/99, 3B
  • Holocaust Commemoration Service
    • Holocaust survivor Gilbert Metz says Kosovo must be helped, 4/14/99, 1B
  • Holy Family Catholic School
    • Natchez
      • Endures on faith and Sister Marie, 4/16/99, 1E
  • Homan, Larry SEE College Board
  • Home Builders Association of Jackson
    • National association's economist speaks in Jackson, 8/13/99, 1C
  • Home Buyers Education Club
    • Club makes home-owning a reality, 7/14/99, 1B
  • Home construction
    • Housing starts in Jackson metro area skyrocket, 4/18/99, 1C
  • Home Depot
    • Staff volunteers rebuild home for Jackson woman, 5/26/99, 5B
  • Home Depot South
    • Employees help police chase down shoplifting suspect, 8/15/99, 5B
  • Home Educators' Geographic Bee
    • Joshua King of Clinton is local winner, 12/14/99, 2B
  • Home Quarters
    • Store in north Jackson closing down, 7/27/99, 1C
  • Home sales
    • Prices, good economy up rates in Mississippi, 3/28/99, 1C; 5/14/99, 1C
    • Record sales nationally; Mississippi sales decrease, 3/3/99, 1C
  • HomeGrocer.com
    • Mississippi native Mary Alice Taylor heads online grocery-shopping site, 10/30/99, 1C
  • Homeless, Jackson
    • Surviving on the streets
      • Coalition of providers determined to help, 6/8/99, 1A
  • HomeQuarters
    • Company files Chapter 11 bankruptcy; local store to close, 6/17/99, 1C
  • Homer's Barbeque Store
    • Restaurant review, 10/21/99, 4F
  • Homework
    • Choices tough when school and church duties overlap, 2/25/99, 1E
  • Homicide SEE Crime rate
  • Homicide, Jackson SEE Cold cases: Jackson's Unsolved Homicides
  • Homicide, Jackson SEE Crime rate, Jackson
  • Hood, Elsie
    • Jackson woman honored for her work with charitable groups, 6/18/99, 1C
  • Hooters of America
    • Looking at site on County Line Rd, 12/13/99, 8C
  • Hope For You
    • Officials report drawing 10,000 to meetings, 6/29/99, 1E
  • Hope for You
    • Scott Dawson Evangelism Association crusade, 6/19/99, 1E
  • Hope For You
    • Youth evangelistic effort in Jackson, 6/23/99, 1E; 6/25/99, 1B; 6/26/99, 1E; 6/27/99, 1B, 6/28/99, 1B
  • Hopson, Briggs
    • Vicksburg physician heads Mississippi State Medical Assoc, 6/14/99, 4B
  • Horhn, John
    • Legislator and others seek to improve Jackson entertainment offerings, 6/12/99, 1C
    • Legislator pays Georgia fine, has license reinstated, 5/20/99, 1B; 6/3/99, 6A, 1B
  • Horhn, John SEE ALSO McRae, Chuck
  • Horne, Jerrian
    • Forrest County teenager given life sentence for 1997 slaying, 7/2/99, 5B
  • Horowitz, Mark
    • One-vehicle accident injures Jackson doctor, 2/10/99, 4B
  • Horse racing SEE Off-track betting
  • Horses
    • Horse ownership up in Mississippi, 3/29/99, 6C
  • Horton, Shawnderic
    • Appeal denied for Vicksburg man convicted in 1994 triple murder, 1/2/99, 4B
  • Hospice Care Foundation
    • It's hospice caregivers' role to help patients and their families let go, 10/31/99, 1E
  • Hospital chaplains
    • Healing the spirit, 7/10/99, 1E
  • Hospitals, Mississippi
    • Bedside computers speeding up patient care, 8/26/99, 1A
    • Public and private facilities forced to rethink resources, patient care, 8/8/99, 13A
    • State's veterans hospitals suffer under $1 Billion federal budget cut, 3/8/99, 1B
  • Hospitals, US
    • Congress ponders aid to rural hospitals, 10/29/99, 1B
    • Medical errors kill at least 40,000 Americans annually, 11/30/99, 1A; 12/5/99, 1A
  • Hospitals, Vicksburg
    • 62 jobs lost in merger of Park View and Vicksburg Medical Center, 2/4/99, 1C
  • Hostage situation, DeSoto County
    • Man holds doctor hostage at Baptist Hospital, 5/27/99, 2B; 5/28/99, 1B; 12/20/99, 5B
  • Hostage situation, Jackson
    • Businesses close to motel feel impact of standoff, 3/31/99, 1A
    • Gunman surrenders after standoff at State St bank, 4/9/99, 1A, 5A; 4/10/99, 1A; 4/13/99, 4B
    • Man refuses to let son, 9, leave motel, 4/1/99, 1A
    • Man Willie Southern holds sons in motel, 3/29/99, 1A; 3/30/99, 1A
    • Motel standoff ends without injury, 4/2/99, 1A; 4/3/99, 1A
    • Older son allowed to leave motel, 3/31/99, 1A
    • Southern awaiting space at Whitfield, 4/20/99, 1A
    • Southern to have lunacy hearing; will remain in jail, 4/16/99, 1A
  • Hostage situation, Mississippi
    • AG Moore prefers to let experts handle situation, 4/10/99, 1A
    • Patience, communication skills needed for negotiation, 4/19/99, 1B
  • Hostage situation, New Augusta
    • Man holds wife and child hostage in tree house, 9/24/99, 1A
  • Hostage situation, Purvis
    • Jefferson Todd Educational Center
      • Mitchell Martin surrenders, 2/12/99, 1A, 7A; 2/13/99, 1A
    • Mitchell Martin facing drug charges, 4/2/99, 5B
    • Mitchell Martin needed long-term care, guardian says, 2/22/99, 1A; 4/5/99, 1B
    • School is recovering from crisis, 2/16/99, 1B
  • Hostage situation, US
    • Cases increasing; police upgrade training, 10/4/99, 2B
  • Hotels SEE Motels and hotels
  • House fires SEE ALSO Fire-related fatalities
  • House fires, Byram
    • Disabled man Willie Williams Jr. dies; returned to house, 12/29/99, 2B
  • House fires, Cleveland
    • 2 young brothers die in each other's arms, 8/25/99, 1A; 8/26/99, 1B
  • House fires, Clinton
    • Home on Monterey Drive burns, 10/3/99, 4B
    • Pine Trail Townhouses damaged, 1/7/99, 1B
  • House fires, Covington County
    • No smoke alarms in fire that killed 2 children, 7/9/99, 5B
  • House fires, Florence
    • Screams from 5-year old save family in mobile home fire, 12/18/99, 2B; 12/22/99, 2B
  • House fires, Fulton
    • Blaze kills elderly woman, 8/16/99, 2B
  • House fires, Jackson
    • 2 abandoned houses in Farish St area burn, 3/25/99, 4B
    • 2 sisters Keara and Kristen Wilcher die in Christmas fire, 12/26/99, 1A; 12/27/99, 1B; 12/28/99, 1B
    • 2 sisters...no smoke alarms in place, 12/29/99, 1B, 5B; 12/31/99, 1B
    • 3 children critically injured: gasoline in storage shed, 7/25/99, 1A
    • 8 families displaced by Wood Village fire, 3/6/99, 3B
    • Arson damages dilapidated west Jackson apartment complex, 3/6/99, 5B
    • Beacon Drive home of Merrida Coxwell Sr., 7/10/99, 4B
    • Brandi Alexander,3, dies on Belmede Pl, 3/4/99, 5B; 3/5/99, 4B
    • Burton Street home gutted; residents escape, 1/5/99, 4B
    • Family in Brookhollow subdevision loses home, 12/1/99, 2B
    • Fire damages home of JPD deputy police chief Eddie Wilson, 6/22/99, 1B; 6/23/99, 6B
    • Fire doesn't keep Burton family from celebrating Christmas, 12/25/99, 4B
    • Firefighters rescue 2 from blaze at Edgewood Terrace Apartments, 11/8/99, 1B
    • Ivan Lloyd Smith dies on Glencross Rd, 3/15/99, 1B
    • Passers-by rescue 2 elderly men from Momument St house, 12/24/99, 1B
    • Pre-dawn fire kills mother and daughter, 1/11/99, 1A; 1/12/99, 1B; 1/19/99, 1B
  • House fires, Magee
    • Entergy Corp sued over fire, 10/29/99, 4B
  • House fires, Mississippi
    • Burglar bars: don't let your home become a fire trap, 3/31/99, 1E
  • House fires, Rankin County
    • Neighbor saves the Hinton family in Northwoods subdivision, 12/23/99, 1A
  • House fires, St. Thomas community
    • 7 homes destroyed because of lack of water supply, 1/30/99, 2B
  • Housing Concept Task Force
    • Jackson program helps one community at a time, 1/8/99, 4B
  • Housing starts
    • Mississippi leads Southeast, 2/24/99, 1C; 7/31/99, 1C
  • Housing, Gulf Coast
    • Many priced out ofbooming market, 5/3/99, 3B
  • Housing, Hinds County
    • Bids sought for home repair program for elderly, 1/12/99, 2B
    • County gets low-income tax credits, 7/29/99, 5B
  • Housing, Jackson
    • 5 new developments for low-income, elderly and others, 4/26/99, 1B
    • Citizens can now report housing violations by phone 24 hours a day, 5/20/99, 1B
    • City considering own fair housing ordinance, commission, 7/26/99, 1B
    • City is passed over in $100 Million HUD grant, 1/14/99, 1A
    • How expenssive is Jackson housing?, 8/13/99, 1C
    • Release of study 'Housing Inventory and Strategy', 10/9/99, 1B
    • Report says 1% of city's housing should be razed, 12/31/99, 1B
    • Study of all housing in Jackson to be completed this year, 4/19/99, 2B
  • Houston, Michael
    • Ridgeland man charged in slaying of girldfriend Kim Laird, 3/12/99, 2B
  • Howard Industries
    • Computer Division takes off slowly but steadily, 7/23/99, 1C
    • Opens ballast factory at old MagneTek plant in Mendenhall, 7/23/99, 1C
    • Workers may go on strike, 3/12/99, 1C; 3/16/99, 1C
  • Howard, James
    • Brookhaven police sergeant indicted
      • Drove wanted man to Jackson airport, 1/13/99, 1B
  • Howlin' Wolf Blues Festival SEE Hall, Ben
  • Hudson, Amber
    • Jim Hill graduate is member of 'Oprah's Angel Network', 6/7/99, 1A
  • Hudson, Lisa
    • Named Rankin County Teacher of the Year, 3/26/99, 2B
  • Hudson, Theta
    • Woman wants abusive ex-boyfriend Tony Lewis Hodges kept in jail, 9/16/99, 4B; 12/15/99, 1B
  • Huffy Corp
    • Closing bicycle plant in Southaven; 160 jobs lost, 9/28/99, 1C
  • Hughes, Elaine and James
    • Vicksburg mother and son awarded Arts Commission fellowship, 8/1/99, 1B
  • Hughes, Kelsey
    • Warren Central High school valedictorian, 5/15/99, 1B
  • Humanitarians
    • Generosity and service set state's top humanitarians apart, 8/9/99, 1D
  • Humanities Council
    • Named best preserver of state's history
      • Oral history project, 11/15/99, 1D
  • Hunger, Mississippi
    • USDA study finds 14% of households going hungry, 10/15/99, 1A; 10/16/99, 1A
  • Hunt, Demond
    • Sentenced in 1997 killing of his mother's boyfriend
      • Judge says she's responsible also, 7/23/99, 1A
  • Hunt, Helen
    • Women's rights activist speaks to Greater Jackson Foundation, 4/1/99, 1C
  • Hunter, Cory
    • Palomino horse is raffled to help pay medical bills
      • Youth hurt in swimming accident recovers, 4/16/99, 1B
  • Hunting
    • Young hunters forget and take shotguns to school in their cars, 11/11/99, 1E
  • Huricane Camille
    • Coast was bracing for storm 30 years ago
      • Mississippi Millennium, 9/19/99, 1B
  • Hurricane Bret
    • Red Cross volunteers on way to Texas, 8/24/99, 1B
  • Hurricane Camille
    • Coast remembers powerful storm of 30 years ago, 8/15/99, 1A, 12A
    • Memorial to those who died is delayed by various problems, 9/7/99, 1B
    • Named state's worst natural disaster, 11/29/99, 1D
    • TV Newsman Bert Case forever linked to storm, 8/15/99, 1A
    • WLBT film footage at state Archives, 8/17/99, 1A
  • Hurricane deductible SEE Hurricane insurance
  • Hurricane Floyd
    • Aid sought locally for North Carolina victims, 9/25/99, 2B; 10/4/99, 3B
    • Hundreds flee Florida for Gulf Coast caninos, 9/17/99, 3C; 9/22/99, 5B
    • Loss of North Carolina's sweet potato crop could help state farmers, 10/9/99, 1C
    • Salvation Army seeks medical supplies and truck, 10/5/99, 2B
  • Hurricane Georges
    • $13 Million fund to purchase and demolish flood-prone homes, 8/5/99, 1B
    • Coast residents still recovering, 5/16/99, 2B; 5/31/99, 2B
    • Large number of babies born 9 months later, 7/5/99, 1B
    • Ocean Springs residents at odds over erosion plan, 8/22/99, 5B
  • Hurricane insurance
    • Allstate, State Farm cleared in raise of deductible, 11/24/99, 1C
    • Commissioner Dale admits policyholders not informed, 1/6/99, 1C
    • Hurricane Camille anniversary renews debate on hurricane deductible, 8/17/99, 1C
  • Hurricane Mitch
    • Loads of food on way to Honduras from Rankin County, 1/6/99, 2B
  • Hurricanes
    • Internet sites let you follow storm's path, 9/1/99, 1E
  • Hurst, Wanda
    • Bruce banker recalls her climb from teller to president, 1/19/99, 1B
  • Husbands and wives
    • Mississippians share stories of how they met their spouses, 2/14/99, 1F

I

  • I-20
    • Truck leak shuts down interstate, 11/16/99, 2B
  • I-55
    • Shoulder work on I-55 South; lane closings, 9/8/99, 2B
  • I-69
    • Mississippi shares in grant to study I-69 corridor, 8/22/99, 1B
  • Ice hockey
    • Deal brings ECHL team to Mississippi Coliseum, 7/8/99, 1A
    • Gaining popularity with Mississippi youth, 6/27/99, 18G
    • Hockey in Jackson 'too risky,' says Fair Commission, 2/10/99, 1A
    • Jackson Bandits lose 1st game to Florida Everblades, 10/15/99, 1A; 10/23/99, 8D
    • Jackson Bandits' home opener is a success, 10/24/99, 1A
    • Jackson may get team after all, 7/1/99, 1A; 7/2/99, 1A; 7/7/99, 1A
    • Proposed team: no beer sales, 7/3/99, 1A
    • Tips for local neophyte fans, 10/22/99, 1E
  • Ice skating
    • Classes at The Ice Park, 1/10/99, 10G
  • Ice storm
    • Cleanup costs to Greeville from Xmas 1998 storm, 1/25/99, 1B
    • President Clinton approves aid to state, 1/26/99, 1B; 2/12/99, 3B
  • Ice-cream headache SEE Brain freeze
  • Identity theft
    • Mississippi Secret Service warns holiday shoppers, 9/30/99, 5B
  • Igbinedion, Lucky Nosa
    • Nigerian governor, JSU graduate, visits state, 10/5/99, 1C
  • Ilegal dumping
    • Surveillance cameras will focus on sites in Hinds County, 4/30/99, 2B
  • Iles, Greg
    • Successful Natchez author, 9/4/99, 1A
  • Illinois Central
    • Merger with Canadian National Railway, 3/25/99, 1C; 3/26/99, 1C; 5/26/99, 1C
  • Illinois Central Railway
    • Gulf Division
      • New CEO Terry McManaman, 7/17/99, 1C
  • Image Conference
    • Meeting at Millsaps explores religion and the arts in the South, 10/29/99, 1E
  • Immunizations
    • Required shots for school ordeal for parents and children, 7/27/99, 1E
  • In vitro fertilization
    • Couples celebrate Mother's Day, 5/10/99, 1B
    • New process lowers chance of multiple births, 9/28/99, 1A
  • Income tax, Mississippi
    • Fordice gives up on tax cut before he leaves office, 10/12/99, 1B
    • Money flowing into coffers could lead to a tax cut, 6/4/99, 1B
    • SEE ALSO Mississippi Legislature (1999)--Special session...
    • Should state cut income tax? (pro/con), 7/18/99, 1H
    • State to absorb cost of tax form error, 1/18/99, 6C
  • Income tax, US
    • It takes an average of 22 hours to do federal taxes, 2/19/99, 1A
    • Last-day filers, 4/16/99, 1C
    • Should GOP tax cuts be enacted? (pro and con), 8/8/99, 1H
    • Shows and Pickering debate GOP plan on WJNT Talk Radio, 8/31/99, 1B
  • Income, Mississippi
    • State's hike in per capita income leads nation, 3/31/99, 1C
  • Independent Grocers Alliance
    • 29 state grocers join national association, 8/19/99, 1C
  • Indian Association for Crime Victims of Mississippi
    • Store clerk Charanjit Aujla's death, 1/2/99, 1A; 1/29/99, 5B
  • Indian Association of Crime Victims of Mississippi
    • Given crime prevention tips, 3/1/99, 1B; 3/14/99, 5B
  • Infant Mortality Task Force
    • Dept of Health faulted over regional planning, 1/20/99, 1B
  • Inflation rate SEE Cost of living
  • Influenza
    • Cold and Flu prevention, 1/22/99, 1E
    • Officials seeing increase in flu cases, 12/25/99, 1B
  • Ingalls Shipbuilding
    • Employees willing to pay financial price for strike, 5/30/99, 1B
    • Machinists strike, 5/18/99, 1C; 5/19/99, 1C; 5/20/99, 1C; 5/21/99, 1C; 5/22/99, 1C
    • Machinists strike: weekend talks suspended, 5/23/99, 3B; 6/1/99, 2B
    • Machinists' strike: vote on contract set, 6/2/99, 3B; 6/4/99, 1C
    • New CEO W. Patrick Keene, 8/1/99, 1B
    • Parent company Litton's merger with Avondale OK'd, 7/28/99, 1C; 8/3/99, 1C
    • Parent company offers to buy 2 additional shipbuilding companies, 5/9/99, 5B; 5/29/99, 1C
    • Signs deal to build large cruise ships, 3/10/99, 1A, 1C
    • USS Ticonderoga getting technological facelift, 7/26/99, 2B
    • Workers accept contract, ending strike, 6/5/99, 1C
  • Ingram, Jim
    • Public Safety Commissioner retires; reflects on his career, 12/29/99, 1A
  • Ingram, Jim SEE McRae, Chuck
  • Ingram, Robert
    • Man found badly beaten in dumspter on Gallatin St, 8/23/99, 4B
  • Inmates SEE Prisoners
  • Inner Peace Movement
    • Spiritual Fair, 2/20/99, 1E
  • Innovations in American Government
    • City of Jackson seeks Ford Foundation award, 1/25/99, 2B
  • Inroads/Mississippi Inc
    • Program allows minority interns to get on-the-job training, 8/14/99, 1C
  • Insects
    • How to control summer infestations, 6/8/99, 1E
  • Insider, The SEE Motion pictures
  • Institute for Technology Development
    • Develops satellite imaging products useful to farmers in Midwest, 5/15/99, 1C
  • Insulation Foam and Roofing
    • Jackson company punished for felony hazardous waste crimes, 2/6/99, 1B
  • Insulspan Southeast
    • Greenville firm wins 'House Beautiful' award, 1/1/99, 1C
  • Insurance SEE Credit insurance
  • Insurance SEE Health insurance
  • Insurance SEE Hurricane insurance
  • Insurance companies
    • State assumes oversight of Tenn. companies
      • Tennesse govt agency targets companies too, 5/22/99, 1C
  • Intacs corneal procedure
    • New surgery at UMC eliminates need for eyeglasses, 7/31/99, 1A
  • Integrated Automated Fingerprint Identification System
    • 15-state data base, 8/16/99, 1B
  • Integrety Online
    • Jackson man purchases filtered Internet service firm, 12/14/99, 1C
  • Intel International Science and Engineering Fair
    • Showcasing talent, 5/11/99, 2B
  • Inter-Alumni Council SEE Colleges and universities
  • Interactive Video Network
    • Learning link between Williams School amd East Columbia High School, 1/25/99, 1A
  • Interest rates
    • FRB rate hike could slow down pay raises nationally, 8/25/99, 1C
  • International Baccalaurate Program
    • 3 Jackson schools use global study program, 11/16/99, 1B
  • International Cat Association
    • Annual show at Trade Mart, 9/5/99, 1B
  • International Crawfish Festival
    • At Smith Park in Jackson, 4/29/99, 10F; 5/2/99, 1B
  • International Gumbo Cookout and Okra Festival
    • In Smith Park, 9/9/99, 10F; 9/12/99, 1B
  • International Space Station
    • Visible tonight in skys over Mississippi, 6/19/99, 1B
  • International trade SEE Foreign trade
  • International Trade Club of Mississippi Inc
    • Speakers and lunch at Dennery's, 3/5/99, 1C
  • Internet
    • 2 local ISPs offer services for porn-free Net, 1/17/99, 1C
    • Area computer companies offering training, 1/25/99, 6C
    • BlazeNet for quicker downloading, 5/2/99, 1C
    • City of Jackson now has web site, 1/11/99, 1B
    • City of West Point launching own provider, 7/29/99, 3B
    • Classes training older people on how to use computers, 4/4/99, 1C
    • Colleges enable students to create their own web sites, 12/3/99, 1E
    • Downloadable music, 6/18/99, 1E
    • E-commerce and the collection of sales tax, 10/17/99, 1C
    • High-speed internet access becoming available in Jackson, 6/21/99, 6C
    • How businesses use the Internet
      • Teleconferencing etc cut costs, red tape, 8/28/99, 1C
    • Internet gambling a vast, unregulated industry, 10/16/99, 1C
    • Lucedale man Jim Corley wants youth safeguards at public libraries, 6/28/99, 4B
    • Many freebies available on the Net, 1/31/99, 1F
    • Mississippi supervisors work on web site linking all 82 counties, 9/13/99, 1B
    • Ronnie Shows wants all schools in 4th District to have Internet access, 6/3/99, 2B
    • Several businesses in state sell online, 11/28/99, 1C
    • Sites let users follow track of hurricanes, 9/1/99, 1E
    • System celebrates its 30th birthday, 9/3/99, 1C
    • Technology creating new Renaissance in the arts, 7/12/99, 1D
    • With telephony, Internet users can call anywhere in the world, 9/11/99, 1C
  • Intranet
    • Series of Web pages that can be accessed only by company employees, 9/10/99, 1C
  • Inverness Police Department
    • New chief Bennie Milton, 2/15/99, 1B
  • Investment clubs
    • Number of groups in state has tripled since 1995, 5/14/99, 1C
  • Investment fraud SEE Securities scam
  • Investment scam SEE Securities scam
  • Involvement 2000
    • Rep Bennie Thompson says blacks need more voice in decisions, 2/28/99, 1B
  • Iowa Tests of Basic Skills
    • SEE Riverside Integrated Assessment Program
  • Irish dance SEE Ceili
  • Iron Horse Grill
    • Cafe damaged by 2nd fire in 6 months, 11/1/99, 1A; 11/2/99, 1A; 11/4/99, 1B
    • Damaged by fire, 3/28/99, 1B
    • Reopens after fire, 7/13/99, 1C
    • Restaurant review, 9/30/99, 4F
  • Irving, Tyree SEE Smith, Bennie Loyd
  • Isable Elementary School
    • $60,000 LINKS grant, 10/20/99, 1B
  • Issaquena County Correctional Facility
    • Jail gets accreditation, 1/20/99, 4B
  • Itta Bena Police Department
    • Chief Roger Simpson facing charges, 7/23/99, 7B; 8/28/99, 4B
    • Interim chief Robert Earl Johnson accused of bigamy, 9/17/99, 1A; 10/1/99, 1B

J

  • Jackson Advocate
    • Advocate building has rich legacy, 6/30/99, 1B
    • Bank robber Clinton Moses admits bombing; says Louis Armstrong paid him, 2/20/99, 1A+; 2/21/99, 1A
    • Clifton Moses beaten in Madison County Detention Center, 2/26/99, 1A
    • Clinton Moses sentenced to 10-year prison term, 6/24/99, 1A
    • FBI still investigating bombing; only 1 person arrested so far, 3/5/99, 1A; 5/11/99, 4B
    • Firebombing case closed, 12/1/99, 1A
    • Firebombing case may be heard, 1/15/99, 7B
    • Firebombing investigation intensifies, 1/27/99, 1B
    • Publisher Charles Tisdale says Moses not responsible, 6/18/99, 1A; 6/23/99, 1B
    • Weekly newspaper gets city's ad contract, 1/6/99, 4B
  • Jackson Apartments
    • Groups joining together to rid complex of drugs, 2/12/99, 6B
  • Jackson Association of Neighborhoods
    • 3rd annual expo, 10/19/99, 5B
  • Jackson Athletic Club
    • Workout buddies P.W. Case and Freeman Evans, 2/12/99, 1E
  • Jackson Bandits SEE Ice hockey
  • Jackson Black Business Journal
    • Focusing on education, 9/9/99, 1C
  • Jackson budget, 2000
    • Budget up $23 Million
      • But monies carried over from 1999 already earmarked, 9/19/99, 1B
    • City Council panel recommends approval, 9/9/99, 6B; 9/10/99, 1B
    • Department heads given 24 hours to trim budgets, 9/3/99, 1B
    • Mayor Johnson seeks 10% boost, 8/18/99, 1A
    • Only 1 person attends budget hearing, 8/31/99, 1B
    • Shortfall due to loss of revenue from BellSouth, 9/8/99, 1B
  • Jackson City Clerk
    • New electronic filing of records, 3/9/99, 1A
  • Jackson City Council
    • Lack of quorum cancels meeting, 11/3/99, 2B
  • Jackson city government
    • 8 studies commissioned at cost of $702,000, 12/12/99, 1A
  • Jackson Community Improvement Division
    • Wants junked cars off the streets, 10/15/99, 1B
  • Jackson Computer and Technology Showcase
    • Conference at Trade Mart, 8/29/99, 1C
  • Jackson Convention and Visitors Bureau
    • City tourism effort makes comeback, 10/23/99, 1B
  • Jackson County Pauper's Cemetery
    • Indigents' final resting place, 5/16/99, 5B
  • Jackson County Public Schools
    • Bus drivers upset over low pay, 6/9/99, 3B
  • Jackson Division of Housing and Community Development
    • To correct city's housing woes, 1/8/99, 1B
  • Jackson Fire Department
    • 24 firefighters promoted, 3/16/99, 6B
    • 3 of dept's new trucks damaged in July, 8/4/99, 1B; 8/5/99, 5B; 8/8/99, 1B
    • Alleged double standard on vacation and work schedule timing, 11/17/99, 1B
    • Collect clothing and food for needy at Christmas, 12/10/99, 3B
    • Firefighters raise money for local muscular dystrophy patients, 5/4/99, 3B
    • Firefighting class of 1999 graduates, 7/22/99, 1B
    • Internal affairs division moves into old fire station on Amite St., 6/22/99, 1B
    • Officers given raises, 3/2/99, 1A, 1B; 3/3/99, 1A
    • Officials unveil $2.5Million in new equipment, 6/18/99, 1B
    • Promotions and upgrades planned, 8/27/99, 1B
    • Purchase of Lifepak defibrillators, 4/15/99, 1B
    • Station #12 to be torn down, rebuilt, 11/2/99, 1B
  • Jackson Hotshots
    • BLM team fights fires all over the country, 8/30/99, 1B
    • Elite wildfire fighting group, 5/18/99, 1B
  • Jackson Intenrational Airport
    • Passenger traffic increases for 3 consecutive year, 1/21/99, 1C; 3/16/99, 1C
  • Jackson International Airport
    • Airport is full of holiday travellers, 12/24/99, 1C
    • Cargo traffic is down, 7/20/99, 1C
    • Expansion of cargo facilities, 6/22/99, 1C
    • Heavy Thanksgiving travel not expected, 11/16/99, 1C
    • Holds rehearsal for plane crash, 10/29/99, 2B
    • In top 20 for on-time arrivals, 8/17/99, 1C
    • Lower fares meaning heavier traffic, 5/19/99, 1C
    • Millionth annual traveller in earliest month, 10/19/99, 1C; 12/21/99, 1C
    • On-time statistics improve slightly, 2/23/99, 1C
    • Several airlines upgrade Jackson service, 2/14/99, 1C
    • United Airlines adds Denver flights, 3/2/99, 1C
  • Jackson Medical Mall
    • Installation of traffic light, 2/3/99, 4B
  • Jackson Metro Housing Partnership
    • Club helping residents buy homes, 8/20/99, 1C
    • Donation of Rosedown Gardens, 2/27/99, 1B; 3/17/99, 5B
  • Jackson Metro Parkway SEE Metro Jackson Parkway
  • Jackson Music Awards and Z-Fest, 7/8/99, 10F; 7/12/99, 1B
  • Jackson National Life Insurance Co
    • Copiah County jury awards families $32.5M
      • Vanishing premiums fraud, 8/22/99, 1A
  • Jackson Oaks Limited Partnership (Danks' client)
    • SEE Hanging Moss Creek
  • Jackson Police Department
    • $153,000 study on morale problems, 6/1/99, 1A; 6/2/99, 1B
    • $17 Million grant to hire 230 additional officers, 9/10/99, 1A; 9/11/99, 1A
    • 1st woman Gwendolyn Hicks to represent JPD at FBI academy, 1/1/99, 1B
    • 27 officers promoted, 1/26/99, 1B
  • Jackson Police department
    • 3-hr on-duty AWOL of rookie Jerome Young, 3/20/99, 1B
  • Jackson Police Department
    • 350 residents attend forum in support of JPD, 12/1/99, 1A
    • 6 new recruits' training time cut short: previous certification, 3/18/99, 4B
    • After 1st year as chief Bracy Coleman praised as top cop, 7/26/99, 1A
    • Animal sensitivity training, 2/19/99, 1B
    • Cache of seized weapons put to good use, 1/2/99, 1A
    • Changes in recruiting procedures studied, 12/17/99, 1B
    • Citizens Police Academy, 7/19/99, 1B
    • Cold case unit for homicides formed, 12/11/99, 1A
    • Community policing grant paying off, 5/24/99, 1B
    • Community policing: residents want JPD officer Perry Coleman back in house, 6/12/99, 1B
    • COMSTAT crime fighting method, 9/7/99, 1A
    • Crime lab works to clear up backlog, improve efficiency, 3/22/99, 1A
    • Crime study by Linder/Maple Group (NY)
      • Calls for overhaul of JPD, 5/27/99, 1A; 6/2/99, 4B
    • Crime study: city leaders look at New Orleans strategy, 8/26/99, 1A; 8/27/99, 1B; 8/28/99, 1A
    • Crime study: city to review police recruiting, 5/29/99, 1A; 6/3/99, 1B
    • Crime study: consultants hired to implement recommendations, 7/21/99, 1B
    • Crime study: George Terry chosen to implement plan, 12/18/99, 1A
    • Crime study: Linder says plan will reduce crime, 6/18/99, 1A
    • Crime study: public/private partnership to recruit officers touted, 7/7/99, 4B
    • Crime study: understaffing, low morale not surprise to many residents, 5/30/99, 1A
    • Decentralization: officers giving it a chance, 6/28/99, 1A
    • Department to battle public belief in police corruption, 6/6/99, 1A
    • FBI agents to investigate citizens' complaints about corruption, 10/29/99, 1A
    • Fed up with crime? Join JPD for breakfast, 11/30/99, 1B
    • George Cricenti to head new policy planning and research offic4/3/99, 5Be, 4/3/99, 5B
    • Grant to equip patrol cars with laptop computers, 5/31/99, 1A; 9/5/99, 1B
    • Grant will fund bullet-resistant vests, 8/7/99, 1B
    • Heavy surveillance of speeders during morning commute, 1/26/99, 1A
    • Identix computerized fingerprinting system, 10/1/99, 1B
    • Internal affairs division moves to old fire station on Amite St., 6/22/99, 1B
    • Its Neighborhood Enforcement Team (NET), 5/3/99, 1B
    • Merit pay plan irks many officers, 5/2/99, 1A
    • Mobile Command Center, 9/11/99, 1B
    • Mobile Command Unit wants high visibility, 4/14/99, 3B
    • More detectives dispersed to precincts, 7/1/99, 1B
    • New computer system links bullets to gun used, 6/23/99, 1B
    • New recruit class: quitting 'not option', 9/15/99, 4B
    • New warrants unit bagging suspects, 12/22/99, 1B
    • Officer Amy Barlow, Farish St cafe worker file conflicting charges, 7/24/99, 5B; 8/12/99, 4B
    • Officer D.Gill Baker faces court date on assault charge, 5/24/99, 1B; 6/5/99, 1B
    • Officer fires 2 shots as gunman flees; 3rd incident in 2 days for JPD, 11/5/99, 3B
    • Officer Jennifer Rollins attacked by woman with knife at Lodge Apts, 5/22/99, 1A
    • Officer-in residence program: John Young moves on to Manship St, 8/23/99, 1A
    • Officers given raises, 3/2/99, 1A, 1B; 3/3/99, 1B
    • Officials hope higher salaries will attract applicants
      • 78 officers short, 5/17/99, 1A
    • Operation ID eases recovery of stolen items, 2/1/99, 2B
    • Plan to spend $649,602 federal block grant OK'd, 8/11/99, 3B
    • Police Memorial Day honors slain officers, 5/8/99, 5B
    • Precinct 2 adds investigative division, 6/11/99, 1B
    • Precinct 2 looking for new home, 10/8/99, 1B; 11/4/99, 1B
    • Promotions ceremony postponed: concern over so many who fail test, 1/8/99, 1B; 1/15/99, 1B
    • Radio system being made ready for Y2K, 5/27/99, 1B
    • Renovation of downtown headquarters: interim site sought, 7/16/99, 1B
    • Roadblocks net 17 arrests; 60 traffic tickets issued, 5/1/99, 1B
    • Satellite office opened on Booker Street, 8/20/99, 3B
    • Some officers moved out downtown headquarters into precincts, 6/4/99, 1B
    • Teddy Bears for children, 6/3/99, 4B
    • Veteran officers have problem with merit pay plan, 7/30/99, 1B
  • Jackson Public Dchools
    • $2.8M revenue miscalculation: Chip Reno asks if city can help, 11/17/99, 1B; 12/14/99, 1B
  • Jackson Public Schools
    • $1.2M revenue miscalculation: JPS to borrow money
      • Mayor opposed, 11/16/99, 1A
    • $100,000 in equipment missing, 1/23/99, 1B, 5B; 2/17/99, 1B; 3/18/99, 1B; 4/26/99, 1B
    • $2.8M revenue miscalculation, 9/21/99, 1A; 9/23/99, 1A; 9/24/99, 1A; 9/25/99, 4B; 9/28/99, 1A; 9/29/99, 1A; 9/30/99, 1A; 10/6/99, 1B
    • $2.8M revenue miscalculation: audit at an end, 12/8/99, 1B
    • $2.8M revenue miscalculation: City gives $1.1.M, 10/7/99, 1A; 10/17/99, 1B; 11/10/99, 1B
    • $2.8M revenue miscalculation: JPS asks for city's tax records, 11/11/99, 1A; 11/13/99, 1A
    • $2.8M revenue miscalculation: tax hike OK'd, 10/27/99, 1A
    • $2.8M revenue miscalculation: Time Warner Cable offered to help, 12/15/99, 1B
    • $3.4 Million to upgrade technology, 6/28/99, 1B
    • $8.1 Million increase in budget with tax increase, 6/4/99, 6B
    • 3rd graders who failed reading test won't be held back, 8/2/99, 1B
    • 5 school safety crossing guards hired, 6 more needed, 9/18/99, 1B
    • 500 third-graders must retake reading test, 5/17/99, 1A
    • Accounting firm hired to examine tax history, 10/19/99, 1A
    • Board chairman Acie Whitlock resigns, 5/26/99, 5A; 6/30/99, 1B
    • Board members to avoid open meetings on tax shortfall, 10/21/99, 1B; 10/22/99, 1B
    • Book Buddy program, 2/10/99, 1B
    • Crossing-guard shortage, 8/26/99, 1A
    • District developing plan to deal with violence on campus, 8/19/99, 1E
    • Education Foundation Trust grants, 5/21/99, 5B
    • Jackson mayor eyes donation of computers to District, 12/18/99, 1B
    • Job Fair at Forest Hill High School, 4/18/99, 1B
    • JPD school liaison officers, 2/11/99, 1E
    • Leadership changes, 2/17/99, 4B
    • Live call-in questions to Jane Sargent following taped speech, 8/11/99, 1B
    • Nashville-based Educational Solutions to operate after-school program, 5/9/99, 2B
    • Partners in Education program, 4/7/99, 4B
    • Reading test for third graders, 4/19/99, 1B
    • School system to teach character, 11/23/99, 2B
    • School year begins, 8/17/99, 1A
    • Students Helping Others Planetwide (SHOP), edit m 5B
    • Students in grades 2, 5 and 6 must pass exit exam, 6/22/99, 1B
    • Summer reading clinic for third-graders, 6/12/99, 1B
    • System absorbs $1.1 Million shortfall in tax funds, 8/24/99, 1B
    • Whether to let GED students march in graduation ceremonies, 4/20/99, 3B; 5/16/99, 1B
  • Jackson Redevelopment Authority
    • Group continues plan for revitalization of downtown's west side, 12/3/99, 1C
  • Jackson Risk Management Division
    • Training workers on proper ways of digging and trenching, 10/4/99, 6B
  • Jackson School Board
    • Mayor Johnson nominates Charles Tillman to Board, 1/10/99, 1B; 1/20/99, 3B
    • Members having fax machines may violate rules, 1/29/99, 1B; 2/1/99, 1B
    • Nomination of Dennis Holloway to Board, 10/26/99, 5B; 10/27/99, 6B
  • Jackson Solid Waste Division
    • Benefit basketball games, 10/6/99, 3B
    • To give Christmas toys to Catholic Charities, 12/5/99, 1B
  • Jackson State University
    • Annual vendors fair, 10/16/99, 1C
    • Business school dean Glenda Glover on Citibank board, 4/24/99, 1C
    • Construction creates parking problem on campus, 3/4/99, 1B
    • Dean of Engineering School is Samuel G. White, 9/17/99, 6B
    • Doctoral program in business administration, 8/26/99, 1C
    • Faculty Senate President Ivory Phillips says administration too big, 2/5/99, 1B
    • Fletcher applies for presidency, 8/25/99, 1B; 10/21/99, 1B
    • Fletcher is left off list of presidential candidates, 10/22/99, 1A; 10/26/99, 1B
    • Hinds County supervisors await his resignation
      • For JSU post, 6/29/99, 2B
    • Homecoming activities, 10/30/99, 1B; 10/31/99, 1B
    • Honors Dorm needs $3 Million in repairs, 9/1/99, 1A
    • ID cards can now access ATMs, 7/10/99, 1C
    • Interim president: front-runner is Bettye Ward Fletcher, 4/11/99, 1B; 4/16/99, 1B; 7/7/99, 1B
    • Its Interdisciplinary Alcohol/Durg Studies Center holds workshops, 9/21/99, 2B
    • JSU seeking funds for facility repairs, 7/23/99, 1B
    • Loss of student parking space due to construction, 10/16/99, 1B; 10/20/99, 3B
    • Mason attends College Board meeting, makes visit to campus, 11/18/99, 1A
    • Mason gets transition contract of $1000 a day as consultant, 11/19/99, 1B
    • New pedestrian mall being constructed, 1/7/99, 1B
    • Pennington heads search committee for new president, 3/26/99, 2B; 5/1/99, 5B
    • Presidency finalist David Wilson, 11/3/99, 1B
    • Presidency finalist Jesse McClure, 11/2/99, 1B
    • Presidency finalist Jesse McClure withdraws, 11/4/99, 1B
    • Presidency: David Wilson 2nd finalist to withdraw, 11/8/99, 1A
    • Presidency: Ronald Mason offered job; salary a sticking point, 11/6/99, 1A; 11/9/99, 1A, 1B
    • Presidency: students, faculty protest search precedure, 11/5/99, 1A; 11/7/99, 1A; 11/10/99, 1A
    • Presidency: will low pay keep best candidates away?, 5/24/99, 1A
    • President Lyons resigns; accepts post in California, 3/18/99, 1A; 3/19/99, 1B
    • President Mason will bring urban problem-solving skills to campus, 11/15/99, 1A; 11/17/99, 3B
    • Presidential candidates face interviews, 10/25/99, 1A; 10/28/99, 1B
    • Presidential field search narrows, 10/6/99, 1B
    • Presidential selection: some skip meeting in protest, 10/30/99, 1B; 10/31/99, 6B
    • Ready to launch search for new leader, 5/17/99, 1B; 5/18/99, 2B
    • Ronnie Musgrove is graduation speaker, 5/16/99, 1B
    • Roy DeBerry appointed executive vice president
      • 5 other appointments, 6/17/99, 1A; 6/18/99, 6B
    • Russian educators visit JSU to study business practices, 3/4/99, 1C
    • Slow-cooling air conditioning system, 4/9/99, 1B
    • Small blaze in E.E. Just Science Hall, 7/30/99, 6B
    • Trying to increase diversity on campus, 9/30/99, 4B
    • Will JSU hire alumnus as new president?, 3/22/99, 1A
  • Jackson Telecommunications Division
    • To pursue potential telecom franchises, 4/28/99, 1B
  • Jackson Urban Enterprise Community Council
    • Meets deadline to turn over financial statements to authorities, 12/3/99, 1B
    • Organization may lose funding, 11/23/99, 1B
    • Organizational and structural problems: a 'mess', 6/18/99, 1A; 8/22/99, 1A
  • Jackson VA Federal Credit Union
    • Nothing goes right for suspected robbers, 2/26/99, 1A; 2/27/99, 1A
  • Jackson Violent Crimes Taskforce
    • Hinds County sheriff's deputies to rejoin force, 5/13/99, 1A
  • Jackson Yacht Club
    • Sailing the day away on the Reservoir, 5/2/99, 10G
  • Jackson Zoo
    • $35,000 grant from Blue Cross/Blue Shield, 10/24/99, 2B
    • Cheetah attack: jury awards $15,000, 1/29/99, 1B
    • Discovery Zoo celebrates 10 years, 9/21/99, 2B; 9/23/99, 10F
    • Diversity issue prompts mayor to pull Board nominees, 7/7/99, 1B
    • Fright Night, 10/31/99, 1B
    • Kratt Brothers perform, 5/23/99, 1B
    • Preparing for exhibit of butterflies, 4/27/99, 3B
    • Renovations planned, 12/25/99, 1B
    • Trial in lawsuit over 1994 attack by cheetah on 8-year old boy, 1/26/99, 1B; 1/27/99, 1B; 1/28/99, 1B
    • Woman injured in zoo train derailment, 4/11/99, 2B
    • Zoo Blues Reunion '99, 4/19/99, 1B
    • Zoo keeper Laurie Edwards bitten on hand by orangutan, 7/13/99, 1B
    • Zoolympics, 3/4/99, 10F; 3/8/99, 1B
  • Jackson, Carolyn
    • Jackson woman charged in stabbing death of boyfriend, 8/20/99, 1B
  • Jackson, Jerry
    • MSU biologist retires, accepts university post in Florida, 3/1/99, 1B
  • Jackson, Jesse
    • A Day in the Life of Rev Jackson in Mississippi, 4/24/99, 1A
    • Church service in Philadelphia honors 3 slain in 1964, 4/22/99, 1B
    • Meets for 1st time with Trent Lott, 5/16/99, 1A
    • Mississippi tour ends with voting drive, 4/25/99, 1A
    • Will preach political, economic empowerment in state, 4/10/99, 1B; 4/18/99, 1A
    • Will speak at Galloway Methodist Church, 4/16/99, 1A; 4/19/99, 1A
  • Jackson, Jesse SEE ALSO Lott, Trent
  • Jackson, Kevin K
    • On trial for 1997 slaying of his 17-month old son, 2/17/99, 4B; 2/18/99, 1B
  • Jackson, L.T. SEE Sexual harassment
  • Jackson, Russell
    • Manslaughter plea gives man no jail term, 11/23/99, 1A
    • Trial: was his killing of Ricky Greenwood self-defense?, 9/28/99, 1B; 9/29/99, 1B
  • Jackson/Hinds Comprehensive Health Center
    • Grant for new facility, 8/5/99, 2B
    • Supervisors clash over county funding, 5/18/99, 1A; 6/30/99, 1B
  • Jackson/Hinds Library System
    • Clinton branch holds lecture series on the Cold war, 10/1/99, 2B
    • Edwards branch may move into old school building, 11/9/99, 2B
    • System wants extra $111,000 from City Council, 9/1/99, 1B; 9/3/99, 10A
  • Jackson/Hinds Library System SEE ALSO Eudora Welty Library
  • Jackson/Hinds Youth Detention Center
    • Art therapist Amy Chotard Brooks, 3/26/99, 2B
    • Inadequate center: many offenders go free, 5/3/99, 1A
    • Judge Barnett says conditions 'intolerable', 1/12/99, 2B
    • New center: 2nd round of bids, 3/8/99, 1B
    • New center: bid irregularities halt contractor selection, 4/21/99, 1B; 5/8/99, 1B
    • New center: conflict of interest waived again for attorney Bob Owens, 5/7/99, 5B
    • New center: contract is signed, 5/28/99, 2B
    • New center: groundbreaking, 6/26/99, 2B
    • New center: project will be rebid, 2/2/99, 2B
    • New center: sheriff wants his dept to run center, 11/17/99, 2B
    • New center: Supervisor Lauderdale apologizes to City Council, 1/27/99, 2B
    • New center: supervisors OK bid, despite protest from 2nd lowest bidder, 5/4/99, 1A
    • New center: supervisors receive bids, 4/15/99, 1A; 4/20/99, 1B; 5/3/99, 5A
    • Some inmates doing community service, 5/12/99, 1B
    • Will Hinds County be running Center?, 7/29/99, 1A
  • Jacobs, Brooks SEE Good Neighbor Day
  • Jacobs, Don
    • His paintings on display at Cups at the Quarter, 7/25/99, 13G
  • Jail deaths
    • FBI investigates death of Marcus Malone in Moss Point jail, 9/28/99, 1B
  • Jamerson, King and Margaret
    • Couple found dead of smoke inhalation in home, 10/13/99, 1B
  • James, Alice Bolin
    • Hinds County Chancery Clerk switches to GOP, 2/4/99, 2B
    • Quits chancery clerk race; says she will retire, 2/16/99, 2B; 12/17/99, 2B
  • Jameson Inns
    • 3 inns being built in Mississippi, 5/4/99, 1C
  • Jamison, Darrick
    • Candidate for Tunica County sheriff fatally shot, 5/12/99, 1B; 5/18/99, 1B
  • JATRAN
    • Bus system may get new headquarters, 8/26/99, 1B
    • Busses become 'rolling billboards', 3/31/99, 3B
    • City bus service ranks near botton in performance nationally, 1/24/99, 1B
    • System adding 10 new busses to its fleet, 9/15/99, 1B
  • Jeff Anderson Memorial Hospital
    • Meridian
      • Challenge to proposed cancer center, 10/30/99, 3B
  • Jefferson Place Apartments
    • Satellite JPD officer in residence, 8/16/99, 1B
  • Jefferson Todd Educational Center
    • SEE Hostage situation, Purvis
  • Jefferson, Thomas
    • Facsimiles of his handwritten documents provided to state schools, 4/13/99, 1B
  • Jefferson-Franklin Regional Correctional Facility
    • Jail gets accreditation, 1/20/99, 4B
  • Jehovah's Witnesses
    • District convention in Jackson, 6/5/99, 1E
  • Jenkins, Andrew SEE Bond issues, Jackson
  • Jenkins, Marty
    • Centreville timber buyer acquited of bribery charges, 9/18/99, 1B
  • Jews
    • Mississippi Jews join in effort to strengthen shrinking community, 3/8/99, 1D
  • Jim Hill High School
    • Principal William Carter approved by School Board, 1/21/99, 5B; 2/2/99, 3B
    • Summer program helps students make transition to high school, 6/14/99, 1B
  • Jimmy Stubbs Memorial Golf Classic
    • Tourney honors former leader of state hsopital, 10/8/99, 2B
  • Jitney Jungle
    • 3rd quarter earnings report delayed, 10/28/99, 1C
    • CEO Mike Julian resigns, 6/9/99, 1C
    • CEO Mike Julian silent on takeover rumor, 2/5/99, 1C
    • Chain gets $30 Million loan for operating capital, 6/29/99, 1C
    • Company closes 4 Delchamps stores, 10/21/99, 1C
    • Company files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, 1C; 10/13/99, 1A; 10/23/99, 1C; 11/12/99, 1C; 12/14/99, 1C
    • Company is facing debt and tough decisions, 4/21/99, 1C; 5/20/99, 1C; 8/5/99, 1C
    • Company is searching for a buyer, 5/25/99, 1C; 6/1/99, 6C; 7/28/99, 1C
    • Grocery chain was a Mississippi trend setter, 12/28/99, 1C
    • In court over share offer in Delchamps purchase, 9/15/99, 1C
    • Its bond prices drop; bankruptcy rumors continue, 10/9/99, 1C
    • Listed on top 100 largest retailers, 7/14/99, 1C
    • Not for sale, CEO says
      • Will concentrate on its 'core markets', 8/6/99, 1C
  • Jitney Jungle SEE ALSO Albertson's
  • Jobs
    • State job growth rate is slowing down, 1/10/99, 1C
    • Study lists most dangerous professions, 1/10/99, 1A, 6A; 1/11/99, 1A; 1/12/99, 1A
  • John Bell Williams Airport
    • Improvement plans put on hold, 2/25/99, 2B
  • John John in the Sky
    • 9-year old Richland boy Christian Craft in movie, 8/6/99, 1E
    • A cast member is singer/actor Randy Travis, 8/11/99, 1E
    • Director Jefferson Davis is native of state, 8/6/99, 1E
    • Jackson-born actress Cynthia Geary films in her hometown, 7/28/99, 1E
  • John M. Perkins Foundation
    • Center's air conditioner stolen twice this month, 6/29/99, 1B
  • John, Elton
    • Considering performance in Jackson, 1/6/99, 1E; 1/20/99, 1E; 1/21/99, 1B; 1/24/96, 1A
    • Fans make big plans for sold-out concert, 3/16/99, 1E
    • Jackson performance, 3/11/99, 10F; 3/17/99, 1B
    • Scalping of tickets, 2/7/99, 1F
  • Johnson, Archie
    • Man given 6-year sentence in 1998 slaying of David Brown, 15, 8/31/99, 1B
  • Johnson, Calvin
    • Hinds County man faces arson and contempt of court charges, 12/10/99, 2B
  • Johnson, Chey SEE Aguillon, Joel
  • Johnson, Elizabeth
    • Artist's work on display at Brown's Fine Art & Framing, 8/1/99, 14G
  • Johnson, Harvey
    • Jackson mayor makes trip to Israel, 5/22/99, 6B
    • Jackson mayor winning over most critics, 7/12/99, 1A
    • Panel OKs raise for Jackson mayor, 10/26/99, 1B; 11/23/99, 1A
  • Johnson, Hillary SEE Young, Leonard
  • Johnson, Jarvis
    • 12-year-old hit and run victim
      • Hit by 13-year-old girl out joy riding, 9/18/99, 1B; 9/25/99, 1A
  • Johnson, Jonny and Dorothy
    • Mother and son arrested in raid by Narcotics Task Force, 4/8/99, 2B
  • Johnson, Leslie
    • Hinds County school superintendent to retire, 12/10/99, 1B
  • Johnson, Nicole
    • Miss America to speak at ball for Mississippi Diabetes Foundation, 2/3/99, 1E; 2/7/99, 1B
  • Johnson, Patricia
    • Kokomo woman wants permission to keep deer in captivity, 2/22/99, 1B; 3/17/99, 1A; 3/18/99, 4B
  • Johnson, Robert
    • Court fight over blues singer's royalities, 10/25/99, 1B
    • Fordice signs bill honoring blues singer, 4/15/99, 3B
  • Johnson, Willie
    • West Point school janitor studies to be paralegal, 1/3/99, 1B
  • Joint Legislative Budget Committee
    • Musgrove names 2 to committee, 8/31/99, 1B
  • Jones, Derrick
    • Bodybuilder competes to show other burn victims what is possible, 5/28/99, 1E
  • Jones, Donald M
    • Claims he killed his girlfriend's cousin in self-defense, 1/29/99, 7B
  • Jones, Lewis
    • Ex-official at Tougaloo College sues over his employment contract, 12/26/99, 2B
  • Jones, Mary
    • Her death in car fire was likely a suicide, 9/23/99, 3B
  • Jones, Robert Earl
    • Utica man charged in the murder of his daughter's estranged boyfriend, 4/3/99, 2B
  • Jones, Rodney
    • Given life sentence in 1997 slaying of Stacy Brunt, 2/11/99, 1B
  • Jones, Stan
    • Brookhaven man finds, returns $30,000 to elderly couple, 4/29/99, 3B
  • Jordan, Clay
    • 19-year old charged with armed robbery, carjacking, 11/3/99, 1B
  • Jordan, Lucius
    • Much-decorated WWII veteran from Kosciusko, 5/30/99, 1F
  • Jordan, Michael SEE Traffic accidents, Clinton
  • Joseph, Marcelin
    • From Hatian boatlift to Bailey Magnet School honor student, 5/26/99, 1A; 6/21/99, 1A
  • Journey of Hope
    • Cross-country cyclists stop in Jackson, 7/27/99, 1B
  • Jubilee Jam
    • More top acts join lineup, 4/20/99, 1E; 5/13/99, 10F; 5/15/99, 5B; 5/16/99, 1A
    • Poster by Wyatt Waters, 4/16/99, 1E
    • Record crowds this year, 5/17/99, 1A
  • Judges, Hinds County
    • Applicants pour in for judgeship vacant due to Chet Henley's death, 11/24/99, 1B
  • Judicious Use of Deadly Force
    • Training class in Forest, 10/13/99, 1B
  • Julian, Mike
    • EX-Jitney Jungle CEO launches grocery chain in Virginia, 8/4/99, 1C
  • Julian, Mike SEE ALSO Jitney Jungle
  • Jumel, Jeffrey
    • Biloxi disc jockey shot to death, 12/26/99, 2B
  • Juneteenth
    • Activities mark African-American freedom, 6/19/99, 5B; 6/20/99, 1B
  • Junior Auxiliary
    • Byram-Terry chapter to hold Internet safety workshop, 4/20/99, 2B
    • Byram/Terry Auxiliary's Angel Tree Project, 11/6/99, 2B
    • Clinton chapter dedicated to community service, 4/2/99, 2B
  • Junior League of Jackson
    • Wants county to refund $46,000 in taxes on sale of cookbook, 1/16/99, 1B; 2/17/99, 3B
  • Junior ROTC
    • Drilling for careers, 10/7/99, 1E
  • Jury trials
    • US Supreme Court limits use of out-of-court statements, 6/21/99, 1B
  • Justice Court judge
    • Unnamed judge rebuked by high court for sexual remarks, 2/14/99, 1B
  • Juvenie Delinquency Prevention At-Risk Community Based Program
    • Federal grant, 12/1/99, 1B
  • Juvenile Diabetes Foundation
    • International Childrens Congress
      • Land Smathers of Clinton to attend, 6/1/99, 1B

K

  • K9 Therapists SEE Dogs
  • Kardiac Kombat
    • Latest fitness kick
      • Tae-Bo kicks, 2/24/99, 1E
  • Kathryn's Steak & Seafood
    • Restaurant review, 12/2/99, 4F
  • Keen, Odie and Brenda
    • Technology gives Louisville couple a set of twins, 6/20/99, 1A
  • Keenan, Barry
    • Coast man, figure in Frank Sinatra Jr. kidnapping, sees movie deal, 12/22/99, 1C
  • Keenan, Barry SEE ALSO Dockside gambling, Biloxi
  • Keep Hope Alive
    • Clay County prisoners reach out to children, 6/4/99, 1E
  • Keesler Air Force Base
    • Economic impact on Mississippi Gulf Coast tops $1 Billion in 1998, 4/18/99, 3B
    • Man Wesley Childs arrested for threatening to bomb base, 7/19/99, 3B
  • Kellogg, Allison
    • Madison girl finalist in America's Junior Miss competition, 6/29/99, 3B
    • Reigning Junior Miss will be dance major at University of Alabama, 8/7/99, 1B
  • Kelly Services
    • Staffing company finds substitute teachers, 11/10/99, 1C
  • Kelty, Willaim
    • Clinton accountant on trial for false IRS claims, 4/24/99, 1B; 4/27/99, 1B; 7/10/99, 1B
  • Kendall, Michael Robbie SEE Lowery, Devan
  • Kenmar, Huey
    • Disabled Bay St. Louis man to file lawsuit
      • Courthouse not accesible, 11/12/99, 1B
  • Kennedy Jr., John F
    • Hundreds sign memorial books at Ridgeland funeral home, 7/24/99, 1B
    • Mississippi children drew cards for Rory Kennedy's wedding, 7/18/99, 1A
  • Kennedy, Kristen
    • Magee child born with enlarged heart
      • Ordeal brings family together, 1/16/99, 1B; 6/16/99, 1E
  • Kennedy, Steve and Paulette
    • Brandon family volunteers at Community Stewpot during Thanksgiving, 11/21/99, 1B
  • Kerr-McGee Corp
    • Settles class-action suit envolving Hamilton plant, 2/6/99, 1C
  • Kickapoo Resort
    • Residents complain of noise at outdoor rap concert, 5/19/99, 2B
  • Kid Zone
    • Family festival, 9/30/99, 10F; 10/3/99, 1B
  • Kid's World
    • At Mississippi Trade Mart, 8/29/99, 1B
  • Kidnapping, Jackson
    • Brandon woman escapes would-be kidnappers at Ridgewood Court, 1/23/99, 6B; 1/24/99, 1B
  • Kidnapping, Marion County
    • Mother and son charged with abduction of legislator Miriam Simmons, 9/11/99, 1A; 9/23/99, 1B
  • Kidnapping, Pearl
    • Police seek 2 men who seized woman and raped her
      • Left her in Battlefield Park, 10/3/99, 4B
  • Kidney surgery SEE UMC
  • Kidney transplants
    • Patients look to Congress for help with anti-rejection drug bills, 6/18/99, 1A; 6/27/99, 1A
  • KIDS COUNT
    • Data book stats reveal high death rates for Mississippi children, 5/30/99, 1A, 12A
    • Survey ranks Mississippi last in services for children, 5/19/99, 1A
  • Kids Kollege
    • Helping raise self-esteem, career ideas, 7/13/99, 5B
  • Kids' Towne Playground
    • Upkeep duties may change hands, 10/13/99, 2B; 11/4/99, 2B
    • Vandalized Clinton facility, later damaged in ice storm, to reopen, 1/28/99, 2B; 6/3/99, 1E
  • Killen, Edgar Ray SEE Civil rights workers
  • Kind Edward Hotel
    • SEE Telecommunications Conference and Training Center
  • King Edward
    • Jackson bluesman, 8/12/99, 10F
  • King Edward Hotel
    • Chronology, 9/19/99, 1C
    • Its glory days remembered, 2/1/99, 1A, 5A
    • SEE ALSO Telecommunications Conference and Training Center
  • King Trucking
    • Company working at Columbus AFB accused of illegal dumping, 5/19/99, 1B
  • King, B.B.
    • Voted top Mississippi blues artist, 8/30/99, 1D
  • King, Martin Luther
    • Celebration is January 16, 1/4/99, 3B
  • King, Robert SEE Board of Animal Health
  • Kirkpatrick, Stephen
    • Jackson photographer featured on TV show 'Wild Things', 9/24/99, 1E
  • Kitchens
    • Over last 100 years kitchen has moved into the house
      • Family moved into the kitchen, 5/31/99, 1D
  • Kiwanis Club of Pearl
    • Serving pancakes to raise money, 11/17/99, 2B
  • Kiwanis Club of Rankin County
    • Christmas in July golf tournament, 7/10/99, 2B
  • KKK SEE Civil rights workers
  • KLH Industries
    • Clinton automotive part manufacturer to close down, 1/27/99, 1A; 7/22/99, 1C
  • Klopfenstein, John SEE Boating accidents
  • Kmart Supercenter SEE Rape, Jackson
  • Knight, Eljean SEE Heidelberg High School
  • Knott, Sanford
    • Court rules that judge cannot penalize Kenneth Tornes' attorney, 1/16/99, 3B
  • Knowles, Leonard
    • Jackson firefighter may plead guilty to sex charge, 7/20/99, 1B
  • Koon, Larry
    • Union County chancery clerk pleads guilty to embezzlement, 6/29/99, 1B; 10/23/99, 1B
  • Koplan, Jeffrey
    • Centers for Disease Control head speaks in Jackson, 7/8/99, 4B
  • Kosovo crisis
    • 3 members of opposing ethnic groups getting along well in Jackson, 8/7/99, 1E
    • Cham Barham of Brandon with army unit in Bosnia, 5/20/99, 1A
    • Holocaust survivor Gilbert Metz says aid must be given
      • Speaks at Beth Israel, 4/14/99, 1B
    • Homeless in Jackson giving money to Kosovars, 4/30/99, 5B
    • Local Methodist bishop Marshall Meadors goes to Serbia with Jesse Jackson, 4/28/99, 5A; 5/5/99, 1B
    • Local reaction; support from state congressmen, 3/26/99, 6A; 4/3/99, 10A
    • Mary Jean McKibben of Shady Grove worked with refugees in New Jersry, 7/12/99, 4B
    • Mississippi Religious Leadership Conference helps refugees, 8/7/99, 1E
    • Pascagoula woman Dosta Glass hopes peace holds in her native Serbia, 6/12/99, 1B
    • Rep Gene Taylor among 2 to vote for declaration of war, 4/29/99, 1A
    • State National Guard units on standby, 4/17/99, 5A; 4/22/99, 1A
  • Kotz, Jack
    • Photgrapher's work at 103 Gallery of Art, 4/18/99, 15G
  • Kroeze, Judson SEE University of Mississippi
  • Kroger
    • Debuts its own discount card, 4/27/99, 1C
  • Kroger Supermarket
    • Clinton stored robbed; 1 suspect convicted robber out on probation, 9/17/99, 2B
  • Krystek, Dennis
    • Male professor at USM loses sex-discrimination suit on appeal, 1/17/99, 1B
  • Ku Klux Klan
    • Canton planning tight security for march, 5/28/99, 2B
    • Connections to past slayings in the South are strong, 11/28/99, 1A; 11/29/99, 1A
    • May hold rally in Jackson this year, 2/23/99, 1B
    • Planning 3 events in Mississippi, 5/5/99, 1B
    • UM professor says it's sophisticated, still dangerous, 10/31/99, 7B
  • Kwanzaa
    • Holiday symbolizes way of life, 12/22/99, 1E
  • Kyle, Jack
    • Given the Medal of the Chevalier de'l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres, 9/17/99, 1B
    • Splendors of Versailles director knighted by French government, 7/16/99, 1A
  • Kyoto Japanese Steak House
    • Restaurant review, 7/8/99, 4F
  • Kyzar, Michele
    • Yazoo City woman to give birth underwater, at home, 9/7/99, 1B

L

  • L Group, The
    • New name for Lamar Life, 6/20/99, 1C
  • La Hacienda
    • Restaurant review, 7/22/99, 4F
  • La-Z-Boy
    • Shortage of hardwood for furniture construction: plywood used instead, 11/6/99, 1C
  • Labor Day
    • 12 holiday traffic deaths reported, 9/6/99, 1B; 9/7/99, 1B
    • It's a big weekend for law enforcement in state, 9/4/99, 1B
  • Labor unions
    • Bond between unions and civil rights efforts, 9/5/99, 1C
    • Non-union arbitration a trend nationally and locally, 6/11/99, 1C
  • Laborchex
    • Jackson software developer
      • Product allows employers to screen applicants' records, 12/6/99, 6C
  • Lackey, Hilliard SEE Trotter, Kenyata
  • Lake Harbour Crossing
    • New shopping center will be an 'alternative' to County Line Rd, 5/27/99, 1C
  • Lake Hico
    • Task force calls for Lake to reopen, shopping center revitalized, 9/17/99, 4B
  • Lake Slip Away Race Track
    • Drinking a problem; local residents unhappy, 6/14/99, 1B; 6/15/99, 1B; 6/27/99, 1B
  • Lakeland Drive
    • Construction work closes left-turn bays, 4/24/99, 2B
  • Lamar Bank
    • Purvis
      • Offers customers access to online banking, 8/3/99, 1C
  • Lamar County Sheriff's Department
    • Deputy Brian Bounds charged in Hattiesburg business burglary, 9/3/99, 1B
  • Lamar Life SEE L Group, The
  • Landfills, Hancock County
    • Opponents petition for vote on proposed facility, 5/4/99, 3B; 10/28/99, 1B; 11/12/99, 1B
    • Trent Lott linked to garbage dump proposal, 1/10/99, 1A; 2/28/99, 1B; 3/11/99, 1B; 3/18/99, 4B
  • Landfills, Jackson
    • Request for Northside Rubbish Facility denied by City Council, 1/27/99, 1B
  • Landfills, Madison County
    • Supervisors want input on proposed North County Line Rd project, 2/2/99, 2B
  • Landrum, Billy Joe
    • Lawyers want Jones County judge off funeral home case
      • He's suing a client of theirs, 11/29/99, 1B
  • Langston, James
    • $100,000 bond set in man accused of killing girlfriend Genetra Sheppard, 2/3/99, 1B
  • Lanier High School
    • Damaged by blaze starting in home economics classroom, 5/1/99, 1B; 5/22/99, 5B; 5/23/99, 1B
  • Las Margaritas
    • Restaurant review, 2/4/99, 4F
  • Laser pointers
    • Popular pointers wrongly used can hurt eyes, 3/23/99, 1E
  • Lauderdale County Agricenter
    • Not designed as a money making venture, 8/2/99, 1B
  • Lauren Rogers Museum of Art
    • $230,000 gift from Essmueller Foundation, 2/24/99, 1E
  • Law Enforcement Officers' Training Academy
    • 41 officers set to graduate, 9/10/99, 6B
  • Lawrence County High School Band
    • Jennifer Cohen follows her father Howard as band director, 4/19/99, 1B
  • Lawrence, Larry
    • Man held as suspect in Rankin County burglaries, 1/5/99, 2B
  • Laws, Linda
    • Edwards Elementary School principal among US's top educators, 5/22/99, 2B
  • Laws, Mississippi
    • New laws take effect this week, 6/28/99, 1A
  • Lawsuits
    • Record jury awards in 1998 include GM verdict in Holmes County, 1/8/99, 1A
  • Lay Faithful of Mississippi
    • A Catholic study group, 5/29/99, 1E
  • Layzell, Thomas
    • Q&A with higher education commissioner, 11/21/99, 2H
  • LDDS SEE MCI WorldCom
  • Leach, Sammy SEE Thomas, Brian Keith
  • Leadership Jackson
    • Welfare mother Trina Williams tells of her plight, 3/17/99, 3B
  • Leaf pickup
    • Weather causes Waste Managnement Inc to revise schedule, 1/1/99, 3B
  • Leaf River SEE Dioxin
  • Leaf River SEE Oil pipeline
  • LEAPNET
    • Proposed program seeking funds for new west Jackson youth program, 7/3/99, 1B
  • Leatha's Bar-B-Que Inn
    • Foxworth
      • Restaurant review, 4/22/99, 4F
  • Ledbetter, Jared SEE Blocker, Yolanda
  • LeDoux, Al
    • Jackson police officer doesn't let cancer keep him from duties, 5/1/99, 1A
  • Lee County Detention Center
    • Negligence suit filed by parents of slain jailer Casey Harmon, 3/10/99, 1B
  • Lee County Sheriff's Department
    • Sheriff Presley bans AFAB Bonding from operating in county
      • Company sues, 4/28/99, 4B
  • Lee Elementary School
    • Students broadcast daily on their own radio station WLEE, 11/29/99, 1B
  • Lee, Marshall
    • Clinton police officer arrested for domestic violence, 1/13/99, 2B
  • Leedom, Linda
    • Woman posed as best friend; murdered her to collect friend's insurance money, 9/4/99, 5B
  • Leflore, Bulus and Kendall
    • Brothers are both postmasters, 4/12/99, 1B
  • Legends Cabaret
    • Arrested dancers released due to error in booking, 12/2/99, 1A; 12/3/99, 1B; 12/4/99, 1A
  • Leggett, Luke
    • Laurel baseball coach wants to kick his smokeless tobacco habit, 3/18/99, 1E
  • Legion softball complex
    • Undergoing a facelift, 4/18/99, 7G
  • Legislative Health Care Awareness Day
    • In Jackson, 2/16/99, 1B
  • Lemon Road
    • Eugene and Cleo Rogers sue Hinds County
      • Charlene Priester to represent County, 1/15/99, 2B
  • Lenten season
    • More and more churches observe period before Easter, 2/27/99, 1E
  • Leonard, Elmore
    • Book signing at Lemuria for 'Be Cool', 3/28/99, 5G
  • Leonid meteor shower
    • At peak on November 18th, 11/8/99, 1D
  • Les Miserables
    • Stage at Thalia Mara Hall transformed, 1/10/99, 15G; 1/24/99, 10G; 1/26/99, 3B; 1/27/99, 6B; 1/29/99, 1E
  • Levi Strauss
    • 11 plants to be closed, 2/23/99, 1C
  • Lewinsky, Monica
    • Her book sparks little interest locally, 3/3/99, 1E
  • Lewis, Dexter
    • Charges upgraded to capital murder in Jan 9 slaying, 1/22/99, 1B; 1/23/99, 1B
  • Lewis, Vincent
    • Simpson County officials seek help for deaf and troubled student, 8/25/99, 1A; 8/26/99, 4B
  • Liberty Park
    • Playground in Madison
      • Carroll children paint tiles to raise money, 5/5/99, 1E; 10/13/99, 2B
  • Libraries SEE Public libraries
  • License plates SEE Automobile tags
  • Lifeguards
    • Lifeguard pay is low; responsibilities high, 6/29/99, 1E
  • Lifeguards SEE ALSO Swimming pools
  • Lincoln County Sheriff's Department
    • 2 teenage escapees caught; had stolen and wrecked patrol car, 10/14/99, 5B
    • Canine competition, 2/8/99, 1B
  • Lindsey, Johnny
    • 7 trial delays for man who shot him (Elliot Crosby), 11/27/99, 1A; 12/10/99, 1B
    • Plea bargain of convicted drive-by shooter Elliot Crosby, 6/15/99, 1B
  • Lindsey, Joseph
    • Suspected Florida drug dealer's braggadocio may haunt him
      • Caught on police tape in Canton, 8/21/99, 2B
  • Lindsey, Michael
    • Man who robbed players at dice game killed by a player, 4/14/99, 1B
  • Lindsey, Patreal
    • Burglary suspect nabbed at grandmother's house hiding in freezer, 9/1/99, 2B
  • Lindsey, Patrick
    • Bond set at $50,000 for teenage armed robbery suspect, 11/10/99, 2B
  • Lindsey, Robert SEE Bryant, Giles
  • Lindsey, Zabriel
    • Jitney Jungle employee charged with grand larceny
      • He, 2 others stole groceries, 8/19/99, 5B
  • Linkletter, Art
    • 'House Party' host charms Jackson crowd, 1/27/99, 1E
  • Linux SEE SAIR Inc
  • Lions Clubs International
    • Lions-Quest program to deter school violence, 5/9/99, 1B
  • Liquor stores SEE Alcohol sales
  • Litter
    • Anti-litter campaign in Jackson, 4/10/99, 7B
  • Little Texas, Mississippi
    • Carroll County community's glory days remembered, 6/21/99, 1B
  • Little Tokyo
    • Restaurant review, 8/5/99, 4F
  • Littleton, Colorado SEE School violence
  • Livable cities SEE Most Livable Community Awards
  • Live In It to Win It Again
    • Contest for speedboat sponsored by WYOY FM, 6/25/99, 1B; 6/27/99, 1B
  • Living Independence for Everyone
    • Charity granted 90-day bingo license, 6/8/99, 1C
  • Lizzy's Restaurant
    • Restaurant review, 6/17/99, 4F
  • Lobbyists
    • Hinds County officials say county lobbyists not doing job, 3/12/99, 1B
    • Mississippi governments spent $540,000 to lobby in Washington, 11/7/99, 1A
  • Lockett, Walter E
    • Body of missing Shuqualak man found in creek, 2/18/99, 4B
  • Locust Hill SEE Apartments, Madison
  • Loewen Group
    • Parent company of Wright and Ferguson et.al.
      • Files under Chapter 11, 6/4/99, 1C; 6/12/99, 1C
  • Logan, Bertha
    • Breast cancer survivor shares her message
      • Cancer Society's Reach to Recovery program, 10/11/99, 1B
  • Long Beach Police Department
    • Officer Lana Taylor is former entertainer in Canada, 1/11/99, 4B
  • Loose Leaf Collection Program
    • Set to start in Jackson, 11/12/99, 4B
  • Lord of the Dance
    • At Mississippi Coliseum, 3/28/99, 16G; 3/31/99, 3B
  • Lost Lake Circle
    • Gas line cut by cable company employees
      • Fumes, flames land 4 JFD personnel in hospital, 10/5/99, 1B
  • Lott, Trent
    • Denies membership in Conservative Citizens, 1/16/99, 4A; 1/31/99, 3H (Minor column); 2/6/99, 1A; 3/6/99, 1A
    • Described as gambling's most powerful friend', 6/20/99, 3H (Minor column); 6/22/99, 4B
    • Donations by 3 corporations to proposed institute at Ole Miss protested, 5/15/99, 1A
    • Ethics panel will not conduct probe of Lott and CCC, 4/1/99, 1A
    • Jesse Jackson campaigns to defeat Lott in Senate race, 1/19/99, 1A; 1/23/99, 1A; 1/24/99, 3B; 1/26/99, 1B
    • Meets for 1st time with Jesse Jackson, 5/16/99, 1A
    • Pressure mounting on Lott over CCC, 3/15/99, 1A; 3/17/99, 1B; 3/18/99, 1B; 4/4/99, 3H (Minor column)
    • Senate's Prince of Pork, 11/21/99, 3H
    • Sidesteps federal law on donations
      • Set up political committee in Virginia, 8/11/99, 1A
    • Using clout to bring Dept of Defense dollars to state, 10/3/99, 1A
  • Louis, Joseph Ray
    • Convict in Meridian kills himself as police close in, 8/19/99, 1B
  • Louisiana Native Guard Volunteers
    • Black Civil War regiment; battle re-enacted on Coast, 4/12/99, 4B
  • Louisiana-Pacific Corp
    • Lumber company selling 2nd Mississippi mill, 5/15/99, 1C
  • Lousteau, Jerry
    • Judge dismisses assault charges, 11/30/99, 2B
    • Radio station reporter files assault charges against Canton alderman, 10/20/99, 3B; 10/21/99, 2B
  • Lowe Farms
    • Monticello
      • Peanut pickin' time, 9/20/99, 1B
  • Lowery, Devan
    • Ole Miss student shot and killed at Puskus Lake, 6/10/99, 4B; 6/11/99, 1B (Kendall charged); 8/10/99, 1B
  • Lowndes County Detention Center
    • Guards at risk in understaffed jail, 12/6/99, 1B
  • Lowndes County Sheriff's Department
    • Ex-chief drops out of sheriff's race, 1/9/99, 5B
  • LPGA SEE Old Waverly Golf Course
  • Luckett, Milton SEE Canton Police Department
  • Luckett, Milton SEE Sexual harassment
  • Lula B. Covington Senior Citizens Home
    • Canton
      • Residents given holiday meal, 11/23/99, 2B
  • Lutken, Donald
    • Ex-MP&L executive dies of stroke at age 75, 6/28/99, 1B
  • Luvene, James SEE Ayers suit
  • Lyme disease
    • Jackson woman with disease Linda Beasley starts support group, 5/22/99, 4B
    • Outbreaks in southern and western Hinds County, 8/31/99, 1A

M

  • M&S Petroleum Inc
    • 2 Texans admit dumping pollutants in Mississippi River at oil refinery, 2/23/99, 1B
    • Jury finds 3rd executive guilty of poluting Mississippi River, 7/9/99, 1B; 7/21/99, 4B; 10/26/99, 5B
  • Ma, Yo-Yo
    • Cellist in sold-out concert at USM, 9/29/99, 3B
  • MacCachran, Douglas SEE Securities scam
  • MacLeod, Paul
    • Holly Springs collector has house full of Elvis memorabilia, 10/10/99, 1B
  • MadCAPP
    • Madison County volunteers help poor during holidays, 12/15/99, 2B
  • Madden, Curman SEE Blocker, Yolanda
  • Madison Central High School
    • Councilman Stokes says school should face sanction
      • Racial epithet at game, 3/28/99, 6B
    • Rumor: 'big guns' referred to biceps, not firearms, 8/27/99, 1A
  • Madison Countians Allied Against Poverty (MadCAAP)
    • Building homes for needy, 9/29/99, 2B
  • Madison County
    • Veronica Pepper is hired as economic liaison, 1/15/99, 2B
  • Madison County budget
    • Supervisors hear budget requests, 7/22/99, 2B
  • Madison County budget, 1999-2000
    • Remains same as last year's, 9/11/99, 2B
  • Madison County Chamber of Commerce
    • Getting new headquarters, 2/10/99, 1C
    • May get new facility, 1/21/99, 2B
    • State of the County breakfast forum, 4/21/99, 2B
  • Madison County Detention Center
    • Medical expenses leave Center short of funds, 8/3/99, 2B
  • Madison County Economic Development Authority
    • Grant to develope the Martin property, 12/1/99, 2B
    • Jerry Acy named director, 12/8/99, 2B
    • President Steve Vassallo resigns; will do consulting, 5/1/99, 2B
  • Madison County Library System
    • Services are expanded, 7/28/99, 2B
    • System planning expansion, 12/15/99, 2B
  • Madison County Medical Center
    • Facility's debt concerns supervisors, 11/5/99, 2B
    • Medicaid fraud probe, 9/2/99, 2B
    • Supervisors guarantee its outstanding loans, 9/8/99, 2B
  • Madison County Municipal Office Complex
    • New home for Madison police department, 2/10/99, 2B
  • Madison County Public Schools
    • 2 full-time deputies at Velma Jackson and Madison Central, 7/22/99, 2B
    • Budget includes funds for pay raise, 7/1/99, 2B
    • Building of walking trail at central offices questioned, 8/3/99, 2B
    • Court case: attorney fees far exceed budgeted amount, 7/2/99, 2B
    • Court case: Board says it's facing tax decision, 6/12/99, 2B
    • Court case: desegregation order at issue, 5/18/99, 2B; 5/26/99, 2B
    • Court case: District asks for no further delay in school plan, 12/8/99, 1A
    • Court case: fees top one-half million, 6/26/99, 2B
    • Court case: growth needs argued, 5/19/99, 2B; 5/21/99, 2B
    • Court case: Justice Dept appeal could hurt district more, 11/4/99, 2B; 11/20/99, 1A, 2B
    • Court case: Justice Dept says building plan should be scrapped, 7/22/99, 2B
    • Court case: Justice Dept suit for halt of construction approved, 12/22/99, 1B
    • Court case: Justice Dept wants city brief thrown out, 5/29/99, 2B
    • Court case: no deadline on expiration date of bonds, officials admit, 12/13/99, 1A
    • Court case: portable classroom question, 6/11/99, 2B
    • Court case: residents question building plan, 6/5/99, 2B
    • Court case: Ridgeland early picked as site, official says, 5/27/99, 2B
    • Court case: School District wins
      • Plan 'Ill-advised' but not discriminatory, 9/22/99, 1A
    • Court case: School District wins: plaintiffs may appeal, 9/23/99, 1A
    • Court case: schools accused of racial hiring policies, 5/20/99, 2B
    • Court case: schools sites still undecided, 11/2/99, 2B
    • Court case: trial will decide on school location, 5/15/99, 2B
    • Court case: witness says building plans flawed, 5/22/99, 2B
    • Dispute with Justice Dept. over school construction, 1/13/99, 2B; 5/1/99, 2B
    • District studying after-school care, 3/19/99, 2B
    • Incoming superintendent Mike Kent, 11/2/99, 2B
    • New superintendent Mike Kent, 8/7/99, 2B
    • Reserve funds credited for stable budget, 12/7/99, 2B
    • SEE ALSO Ryder Public Transportation Co
    • State investigates alleged irregularities in purchases, 5/1/99, 2B; 5/6/99, 6B
    • Summer vacation ends for students, teachers, 8/12/99, 2B
    • Superintendent's race Jones vs. Kent
      • Effect on Justice Dept oppinion?, 2/12/99, 2B
  • Madison County Sheriff's Department
    • Grant to prepare for Y2K problems, 3/3/99, 2B
    • Hopkins' early retirement, 10/12/99, 1B; 12/9/99, 2B; 12/16/99, 2B; 12/21/99, 2B; 12/23/99, 2B
    • Madison woman Patricia Smith files suit against department, 6/30/99, 2B
    • New narcotics-finding dog Sandor, 5/4/99, 2B
    • Newly elected Toby Trowbridge facing personnel problems, 11/12/99, 2B; 12/26/99, 1B
    • Why have 12 employees left in last 5 months?, 1/25/99, 1A
  • Madison Fire Department
    • Helping to sponsor blood-donation drive, 7/1/99, 2B
  • Madison Foreign Auto Parts
    • Gluckstadt
      • Neighbors complain about salvage yard, 1/16/99, 2B
  • Madison Police Department
    • Moves into larger facility at Justice Complex, 3/25/99, 2B
    • Radio systems upgraded, 12/11/99, 2B
  • Madison Public Schools
    • City seeks help with deplorable conditions of portable classrooms, 5/22/99, 2B
    • Trial: city of Madison at odds with county of Madison, 5/28/99, 2B
  • Madison Ridgeland Academy
    • Daycare students introduced to ballet, 9/16/99, 2B
  • Madison Station Elementary School
    • 3rd-graders tour Madison City Hall, 9/10/99, 2B
  • Madison, Earlean
    • Madison woman wins $10,000 from Publishers Clearing House, 7/1/99, 1A
  • Madison, Mississippi
    • Program to become 'Mississippi's Centerpeice', 2/25/99, 2B
    • Readies itself to be 'Mississippi's Centerpiece', 1/8/99, 2B
    • Ribbons of Green campaign, 11/20/99, 2B
    • Workshop to address future growth of city, 3/31/99, MississippiB
  • Magazine Week
    • Sponsored by Ole Miss Journalism Department, 4/17/99, 3B
  • Magee, Christine
    • Rankin County woman named nations's Adult Learner of the Year, 10/2/99, 2B
  • Magee, George
    • Dulcimer maker in Monticello, 3/15/99, 4B
  • Magnetic resonance imaging SEE RMI
  • Magnetic therapy
    • Many swear by magnets' effectiveness, 3/30/99, 1E
  • Magnolia Bar Association
    • Mock trial competition, 3/28/99, 1B
    • Rep Bennie Thompson is speaker at Coast convention, 5/2/99, 5B
  • Magnolia Independent Film Festival
    • 2nd annual event in West Point, 3/17/99, 1E
  • Magnolia Rifle and Pistol Club
    • Once-a-month shooting competition, 8/22/99, 18G
  • Magnolia Speech School
    • Founder Elizabeth Matthews writes book, 1/23/99, 1E
  • Magnolia Venture Capital
    • Bribery charge thrown out, but Caldwell still faces other charges, 4/13/99, 1A
    • Caldwell case to go to jury, 4/21/99, 1B; 4/28/99, 1B
    • Caldwell given 6-year jail term; told to repay $1.3 Million, 9/18/99, 1A
    • Caldwell misled Board, witnesses testify, 4/15/99, 1B; 4/16/99, 1B; 4/20/99, 1B
    • Caldwell planned to defraud MVCC from beginning, prosecutor says, 4/17/99, 1B
    • Chairman Steve Caldwell builds his legal defense, 3/8/99, 1A; 4/6/99, 1A
    • Firm is gone; million-dollar lawsuits remain, 10/14/99, 1C; 10/15/99, 1C
    • Former CEO Steve Caldwell found guilty, 4/29/99, 1A
    • More money went to Caldwell than to fledgling businesses, prosecutor says, 4/14/99, 1A
    • Prosecutors ask judge to make Caldwell repay $2Million, 8/23/99, 1A
    • Trial delayed by illness of lawyer Vaughan Davis, 4/22/99, 1B
    • US Attorney Brad Pigott says state must share blame, 5/5/99, 1A
  • Mahoney, Michael SEE Child support
  • Mail theft
    • Jackson letter carrier, 10 others charged with stealing mail, 9/7/99, 1A
  • Majesty of Spain...
    • $1Million funding recommended by Legislative committee, 12/14/99, 1E
  • Major Cities Mayors Summit
    • Jackson mayor hosts statewide event, 4/16/99, 5B; 4/17/99, 1B1`
  • Make A Difference Day
    • Mississippi's winning efforts, 4/18/99, 1F; 10/12/99, 1E; 10/23/99, 1B
  • Make Mine Mississippi
    • New labeling promotion for state-produced products, 3/17/99, 1C
  • Make-A-Wish Foundation
    • Mikie Crumbley to record song in Nashville, 7/13/99, 2B
    • Shopping spree for Celia Miller of Bruce, 1/28/99, 1B
    • With Kroger, helps Joshua Kelly's dreams come true, 7/2/99, 1B
  • Making a Difference
    • Grief seminar at Mississippi College, 7/17/99, 2B
  • Making Reading Connections
    • Statewide reading conference on Coast, 6/7/99, 1B
  • Maldonado, Liliana
    • Texas women found guilty on drug count
      • Not innocent hitchhiker, 5/28/99, 1B; 6/4/99, 2B
  • Male contraceptive
    • Ole Miss scientists work on 'pill' for men, 3/14/99, 4B
  • Maley, Linda
    • Northest Jackson woman violating zoning laws: swimming lessons at home, 6/11/99, 4B
  • Malinda C. Robinson Circle Subdivision
    • Vicksburg community created for black families in the 1960s, 2/28/99, 6B
  • Malone, Marcus
    • Body of man found dead in Moss Point Jail to be exhumed, 10/11/99, 1B; 11/18/99, 1B
  • Mamie's Cottage SEE Dupree House
  • Mankins, Chad
    • Student at New Tribes Mission in Durant
      • His kidnapped father also studied there, 1/30/99, 1E
  • Manners
    • Children should be taught proper way to address adults, 9/15/99, 1E
  • Manning, Willie
    • State high court questions racial makeup of jury in his murder trail, 4/3/99, 5B
  • Mannsdale fire district
    • City of Madison challenges county supervisors on district, 12/18/99, 2B
  • Manufacturing
    • Growth slips nationally as prices for raw materials soar, 11/2/99, 1C
    • Jobs increase in state, while rest of nation shows decline, 6/6/99, 1C
  • Mara, Thalia
    • Dynamo spreads enthusiasm for ballet and arts education, 7/30/99, 1E
  • Mara, Thalia SEE ALO Thalia Mara Foundation
  • Maranatha Faith Center
    • Johnnie Cochran is counsel in Center's suit against Kerr-McGee, 9/12/99, 1B; 9/14/99, 1B
  • Mardi Gras
    • 1999 schedules, 2/4/99, 10F
  • Marijuana
    • $300,000 pot crop destroyed in Greene County, 9/22/99, 6B
    • 5 people from California with motor home 'full of marijuana arrested, 12/2/99, 2B
    • Atlanta man Roger Melson arrested as his plane lands in McComb, 2/12/99, 1B
    • Chicago police officer faces charges after traffic stop in Madison County, 2/26/99, 2B
    • Florida man arrested in 18-wheeler; $2Million worth of marijuana siezed, 10/26/99, 2B
    • Texas trucker arrested; his truck full of vegetables confiscated, 12/15/99, 2B
  • Marijuana SEE ALSO Medical marijuana
  • Mark Escude
    • Jackson car dealership merges with McLarty Automotive Group (Little Rock), 12/3/99, 1C
  • Marks, Michael
    • MAE president inspired his students at Hattiesburg HS, 7/15/99, 1E
  • Married couples
    • State 'power couples' share what makes their unions strong, 10/17/99, 1F
  • Marsh, Lashonda
    • Dead Lauderdale County infant victim of foul play, 7/29/99, 1B; 7/31/99, 1B
  • Marsh, Mike SEE Workers' Compensation Commission
  • Marshall County Sheriff's Department
    • Sheriff criticized for his investigation of beating of black man, 9/20/99, 1A
  • Marshall, Jimmie
    • High court disbars Jackson attorney, 6/19/99, 1B
  • Martin Luther King Day
    • Local celebrations, 1/14/99, 5B, 10F; 1/18/99, 1A, 6B+
  • Martin's Fish House
    • Restaurant review, 6/24/99, 4F
  • Martin, Mitchell SEE Hostage situation, Purvis
  • Martin, Tim
    • Lovett Elementary School principal is 'Administrator of the Year', 11/30/99, 2B
  • Martin, Willie
    • With change of venue, man accused in 1994 slaying faces death penalty, 7/21/99, 1B; 7/24/99, 1B
  • Martinson, Rita
    • Elected national vice president of Republican Elected Officials, 9/22/99, 2B
  • Mary C Jones Community Center
    • Receives donation of computers, 7/9/99, 1B
  • Master Craft Builders
    • OSHA finds Booneville company in death of employee Clay King, 2/28/99, 1B
  • Matthews, John
    • Ole Miss professor in fencing instructor, coach, 8/23/99, 1B
  • Matthias, Hedy-Dale
    • Donates dictionaries to JSU Continuing Education in memory of father, 1/19/99, 1D
  • Mattiace Properties Inc SEE Wolfe property
  • Mauve (color)
    • Still popular make-up shade, 9/29/99, 1E
  • Maxwell, Nadine
    • Woman robbed, carjacked at mall on Cooper Road, 6/15/99, 4B; 6/30/99, 1B (Eric Johnson arrest)
  • Mayersville, Mississippi
    • $150,000 USDA grant, 8/14/99, 4B
  • Mayes, Theodore
    • Constables key figures in accused rapist's escape, 6/11/99, 1A
    • Dragnet in west Jackson fails to catch escapee, 6/5/99, 7B
    • Man accused of raping wife walks out of Hinds County Courthouse, 6/2/99, 1A; 6/3/99, 1A; 6/4/99, 8B
    • Woman Barbara Mayes says husband raped her, 5/14/99, 1A
  • Mayor's Annual Leadership Prayor Breakfast
    • Unity is the focus, 4/2/99, 5B
  • Maziazo, Terry
    • Orders his dog to attack police; dog is killed, he is arrested, 10/2/99, 1B
  • MC WorldCom
    • Dispute with Brazil over back taxes, 10/28/99, 1C
  • McAdams, Lisa
    • MCI WorldCom executive featured in book 'Women Who Mean Business', 6/23/99, 1C
  • McAlister's Deli
    • Executives buy out Ridgeland-based deli company, 4/17/99, 1C; 5/29/99, 1C
  • McBrayer family SEE Hathorn, Sue
  • McBrayer family SEE Recovery Lodge
  • McBride, Lannie Spann
    • 2 interdemoninational choirs to record her music, 10/9/99, 1E
  • McCain, John
    • Presidential candidate has Mississippi roots, 12/4/99, 1A
  • McCarty, Oseola
    • Philanthropist dies at age 91, 9/27/99, 1A; 9/28/99, 1A; 10/1/99, 4B; 10/3/99, 1A
  • McClean Fletcher Center
    • For grieving children, 10/20/99, 1B
  • McClure, Natassia
    • 16-year old girl shoots Annie Lawson, 18, 3/20/99, 1B; 3/21/99, 1B; 3/31/99, 1B
  • McCoy, Jessie
    • McCoy wanted in connection with slaying of Kerry Burnett of Terry, 9/11/99, 1B
  • McDaniel, Antwon
    • His Belzoni murder trial moved to Hinds County
      • Killed two children in 1998, 7/29/99, 1B
  • McDonald, Timothy
    • New Orleans businessman charged with fraud at defunct Palace Casino, 12/9/99, 1B
  • McElroy Metals Inc
    • Louisiana company opens distribution center in Jackson, 5/4/99, 1C
  • McElroy, James
    • OSHA to look at death of W.H. Scott Construction Co worker, 9/10/99, 2B
  • McElwain, Mitch
    • Legislator dies at age 58, 7/3/99, 1B
  • McFadden, John
    • Tupelo doctor has license suspended: relationship with patient, 12/4/99, 1B; 12/17/99, 1B
    • Tupelo MD prescribes pain medication
      • Restrained by Medical Examiners Board, 1/6/99, 1B; 2/5/99, 4B
  • McGaughey, Neil
    • Author dies at age 47, 9/22/99, 4B; 9/23/99, 1A
  • McGaughy, Mario Rodricus
    • Life sentence of child slayer is upheld, 6/18/99, 4B
  • McGraw, Mike
    • Jackson developer produces 'A Couple of Blaguards' off Broadway
      • Frank and Malachy McCourt, 3/24/99, 1E
  • MCI WorldCom
    • $1.2Billion internet upgrade, 3/2/99, 1C
    • 3rd quater earnings growth, 10/29/99, 1C
    • 4th quarter earnings surpass forecasts, 2/12/99, 1C; 4/30/99, 1C
    • Buying bonds from troubled wireless cable TV companies, 3/31/99, 1C
    • Buys CAI Wireless Systems (NY), 4/20/99, 1C
    • CEO Bernie Ebbers makes list of 'Forbes' billionaires, 6/22/99, 1A
    • Company apologizes for high speed data outage
      • Offers 20-day free service, 8/17/99, 1C
    • Company's global empire, 10/24/99, 1C
    • Contributions to presidential candidates, 12/5/99, 1C; 12/8/99, 1C
    • Corporation has helped establish a new image for Mississippi, 12/30/99, 1C
    • Corporation plans expansion, upgrade in Asian markets, 7/23/99, 1C
    • Denies practicing red-lining, 4/8/99, 1C
    • Earnings soar as stock price drops, 7/30/99, 1C
    • Ebbers on 'Forbes' list of 400 richest Americans, 9/24/99, 1C
    • Electronic billing via Internet, 2/25/99, 1C
    • Eyeing SkyTel as possible acquisition, 4/3/99, 6C
    • Files suit alleging antitrust practices of European companies, 11/17/99, 1C
    • Forbes Magazine survey: Ebbers' salary and MCI's ranking, 4/15/99, 1C
    • Good news at annual shareholders meeting in Clinton, 5/21/99, 1C
    • Internet name registration fuels SkyTel merger rumors, 5/26/99, 1A
    • Introduces Internet service, 2/5/99, 1C
    • Introduction of Ricochet, mobile wireless service, 6/23/99, 1C
    • Investors sue MCI over SkyTel acquisition, 6/5/99, 1C
    • Its $600 Million upgrade to Nasdaq's computer network, 9/23/99, 1C
    • Its new nickle-a-minute long distance rate causes stock plunge, 8/10/99, 1C
    • Lands federal contract worth $750 Million, 1/14/99, 1C
    • Launches Global Solutions, global systems for corporate clients, 7/5/99, 6C
    • LDDS founder William Fields dies at age 52, 2/15/99, 6C
    • Makes 'Wall Street Journal' Shareholder Scoreboard, 2/28/99, 1C
    • Nextel may be next on its buy-list, 4/7/99, 1C; 5/6/99, 1C; 5/7/99, 1V
    • Now 14th largest company in the world, 7/7/99, 1C
    • Offers Wireless One more favorable interim financing terms, 6/25/99, 1C
    • On Women's Equity Mutual list for supporting equality of women, 7/12/99, 6C
    • Outage at Chicago Board of Trade spoils company's image, 8/11/99, 1C; 8/12/99, 1C; 8/14/99, 1C
    • Partnership with Bell Canada, 3/4/99, 1C
    • Phone cards avaliable at ATMs, 8/4/99, 1C
    • Possible antitrust investigation hits MCI stock hard, 7/1/99, 1C
    • Residential service in New York catching on, 6/3/99, 1C
    • Resignation of Timothy Price, CEO of communications division, 12/9/99, 1C/
    • Rumored sale of OzEmail to News Corp, 12/9/99, 1C
    • Rumors of takeover of AirTouch Communications, 1/8/99, 1C; 1/9/99, 1C
    • Sells computer division to EDS, 2/12/99, 1C
    • SkyTel merger a $1.3 Billion deal, 5/29/99, 1A, 1C; 5/30/99, 1C; 5/31/99, 6C; 6/3/99, 1C; 7/22/99, 1C
    • SkyTel merger OK'd by FCC, 8/27/99, 1C; 9/30/99, 1C
    • Sprint merger eyed, 9/25/99, 1A; 9/28/99, 1A; 9/29/99, 1C; 10/2/99, 1C
    • Sprint merger won't hurt competition, Ebbers testifies, 11/5/99, 1C
    • Sprint merger: a no go from FCC, sources say, 11/13/99, 1C; 11/15/99, 10C
    • Sprint merger: application to FCC made, 11/18/99, 1A, 1C; 12/14/99, 1C
    • Sprint merger: Bell Atlantic case may help pave way for merger, 12/23/99, 1C
    • Sprint merger: FCC memo says deal 'intolerable', 12/12/99, 1C
    • Sprint merger: MCI prevails in $115 Billion deal, 10/5/99, 1A; 10/6/99, 1A, 1C; 10/27/99, 1C
    • Sprint merger: MCI's strong signal: a 3-for-2 stock split, 11/19/99, 1C
    • Sprint merger: WorldCom says merger vital to keep BellSouth at bay, 11/25/99, 1C
    • Subsidiary Brooks Fiber says BellSouth owes it $2.2M for conection, 9/29/99, 1C
    • To offer local telephone service in New York, 2/4/99, 1C
    • To upgrade Delta Air Lines' communications, 4/14/99, 1C
    • Wins military contract for card and Internet services, 2/11/99, 1C
    • Wireless One acquisition, 7/21/99, 1C; 11/3/99, 1C; 11/9/99, 1C; 12/14/99, 1C
  • McJordan, Walton
    • JPD officer embroiled in 2nd dog shooting, 2/2/99, 1A; 2/3/99, 1B; 2/4/99, 1B; 2/5/99, 1A; 3/9/99, 1A
  • McKee, Tammy and Patrick
    • Coach marries his bride on pitcher's mound at Leavel Woods park, 6/6/99, 1B
  • McKenzie, Larry
    • Former Meridian band director held on sex charge involving student, 8/29/99, 1B
  • McKnatt, Cassie
    • Held with Marco Nelson in plot to kill her parents, 4/7/99, 4B
  • McKnight, F.S. SEE Fine Work Guaranteed
  • McKnight, Leonard
    • Gloster man found hanged; investigation begins, 3/12/99, 1B; 3/13/99, 3B
  • McLaurin High School
    • 2 students arrested: had gun on campus at football game, 8/31/99, 2B
  • McLemore, Eugene
    • Named Hinds County Administrator, 12/7/99, 2B
    • To serve as interim Hinds County administrator, 7/7/99, 2B
  • McLemore, Leslie
    • Councilman clashes with mayor over payment for sewer damage, 12/29/99, 1A
  • McMillan, Roy
    • Judge imposes $1000 fine on abortion protester, 4/6/99, 4B
  • McMillin, Malcolm SEE Hind County Sheriff's Department
  • McMillin, Malcolm SEE Presley, Lynn
  • McMinn, John
    • Ex-Hinds County sheriff's deputy pleads guilty to drug charges, 5/27/99, 1B; 7/14/99, 2B
  • McMullan, Thelma
    • Delegate to 1964 Democratic convention
      • Dies at age 91, 2/21/99, 3H (Minor column)
  • McNeill, Vickie SEE Sexual harassment
  • McQuin family
    • Maryland family bikes across US for cancer awareness, 5/29/99, 1B
  • McRae's Department Stores
    • Senior Class Day, 3/30/99, 1C
  • McRae, Chuck
    • Adams/Ingram tape: 'hit list' : allegiance to Fordice?, 7/11/99, 3H (Minor column)
    • Call-in radio show of DUI arrest, 5/26/99, 3B
    • Effort to oust judge following DUI, 6/5/99, 1A
    • Found innocent in latest DUI charges, 7/7/99, 1A
    • Horhn says MHP tape evidence of conspiracy by Fordice, 6/30/99, 1A
    • Impact of his DUI case debated, 7/19/99, 1B
    • July 6 court date on DUI charges, 6/17/99, 4B
    • MHP officials Cal Adams and Jim Ingram taped laughing at McRae
      • Rep John Horhn also mentioned, 6/29/99, 1A
    • Supreme Court justice charged in 2nd DUI, 5/20/99, 1A; 5/21/99, 1A; 5/25/99, 4B
    • To seek driver's license reinstatement, 7/8/99, 1A; 7/9/99, 1A
  • McWilliams, Frank
    • Sunflower County prosecutor is in drug rehabilitation, 4/30/99, 1A
  • Meadors, Marshall SEE Kosovo crisis
  • Meadow Ridge Senior Apartments
    • Complex caters to senior citizens, 7/30/99, 1C
  • Medgar Evers/B.B.King Mississippi Homecoming Parade
    • In Canton, 6/6/99, 1B; 6/7/99, 1B
  • Medgar Wiley Evers Historic District
    • Councilman Stokes seeking federal development funds, 9/17/99, 6B
  • Medicaid
    • Recipients losing their HMO Mississippi Managed Care, 11/28/99, 1B
  • Medical errors
    • Errors kill at least 40,000 Americans every year, 11/30/99, 1A
  • Medical errors SEE Hospitals, US
  • Medical Examiner
    • Qualified applicants are difficult to find, 3/22/99, 1A
  • Medical marijuana
    • UM scientist develops alternative: a rectal supository, 3/30/99, 4B
  • Medical Pathology Laboratory
    • Meridian lab to pay for billing errors, 12/2/99, 1A
  • Medical waste
    • Canton's landfill accepts waste: fees help city government, 8/26/99, 2B
  • Medicare
    • Cut in reimbursements to hospitals could cost state $650 Million, 9/3/99, 1B
    • Cutbacks hurt state: could mean $550 Million, 20,000 jobs lost, 9/19/99, 1A
    • Cuts threatening elderly living im skilled nursing facilities, 7/13/99, 1A
    • Medicare HMOs nonexistent in Mississippi, 9/20/99, 1B
    • Rep Ronnie Shows' father calls his office with concern about cuts, 7/17/99, 1A
    • Some enrolees in Harrison County to get managed care, 12/1/99, 1B
  • Medicare fraud
    • 2 Jackson-area podiatrists to repay $120,000
      • Dr.Kenneth Ammons and Dr.Melvin Price, 3/16/99, 1B
  • Medley and Co
    • Named among top investment firms nationwide, 9/14/99, 1C
  • Melchizedek SEE Ancient and Mystic Order of Melchizedek
  • Melissa virus
    • Infected Veterans Administration hospitals nationwide, 3/31/99, 1C
  • Melvin, Cynthia Austin
    • Named by Jackson mayor as director of administration, 12/18/99, 6B; 12/29/99, 5B
  • Memorial Day
    • Holiday was begun by Columbus women in 1866, 5/30/99, 1F
  • Memorial Day, 1999
    • 4 killed in accidents, 6/1/99, 1B
    • Much-decorated WWII veteran Lucius Jordan, 5/30/99, 1F
    • Veterans worried about health care, tired of 'broken promises', 5/31/99, 1B
  • Mendenhall Police Department
    • Alleged brutality in arrest of Johnny Runnels, 10/30/99, 2B
  • Mendenhall Police Department SEE Simpson County Jail
  • Mental Illness Awareness Week
    • Events benefitting mentally ill, 9/18/99, 2B
  • Mentally ill, Hinds County
    • City of Jackson offers to donate land for crisis center, 9/9/99, 1A; 9/10/99, 1B; 9/15/99, 5B
    • City offers to provide land for crisis intervention center, 8/24/99, 1A
    • City-county stalemate over land keeps crisis center on hold, 8/9/99, 1A
    • Crisis center: no site settled on, 9/21/99, 1B
    • Crisis center: Whitfield as possible site, 10/19/99, 2B
    • Finances at root of battle for crisis center, 1/9/99, 2B; 1/20/99, 2B; 4/6/99, 1B; 7/9/99, 1B
    • South Jackson residents don't want center in their neighborhood, 10/11/99, 1A; 12/7/99, 1A
  • Mentally ill, Mississippi
    • 5 more sites selected for crisis centers around state, 9/27/99, 1B
    • State high court says mental hospitals can reject dangerous patients, 7/31/99, 1B
  • Mentoring
    • Attorney General Mike Moore meets with educators, 9/28/99, 1B
    • Do's and don'ts, 7/22/99, 1E
    • Metro Jackson Mentoring Partnership/1 To 1 seeking more mentors, 7/29/99, 2B
  • Merchants and Farmers Bank
    • Kosciusko
      • Acquisition of Community Federal Bank (Tupelo), 7/9/99, 1C
      • Adding insurance to its product line, 9/22/99, 1C
  • Meredith, James
    • In 1962 his enrollment at Ole Miss caused rioting that claimed 2 lives, 9/26/99, 1B
  • Meridian Naval Air Station
    • Base-housing suffocations in 1998 spur military to install toxin detectors, 5/31/99, 1B
    • Father files suit in 1998 suffocation deaths of his sons, 9/29/99, 3B
    • Memorial for 5 killed by carbon monoxide in base housing in 1998, 10/26/99, 1B
  • Meridian Police Department
    • Rising damage insurance claims involving police vehicles, 8/7/99, 1B
  • Messenger Software
    • Jackson company has new name, universal focus, 7/9/99, 1C
  • Methamphetamine
    • Homemade drug becomes big problem in state, 8/23/99, 1B; 12/27/99, 1A; 12/31/99, 5B
  • Methodist Healthcare
    • Attala County clinic sold to Premier Practice, 9/2/99, 1B
  • Methodist Healthcare SEE Central Mississippi Medical Center
  • Methodist Healthcare SEE Mississippi Methodist Healthcare
  • Methodist Healthcare Middle Mississippi Hospital
    • Lexington
      • Midwife services end, 8/11/99, 1A
  • Methodist Outpatient Rehab Center
    • Amputees Jamie McPherson and Brad Kennedy are employees, 12/14/99, 1E
  • Methodist Youth Conference
    • Rally at state Capitol, 6/10/99, 1B
  • Methyl parathion SEE Pesticides
  • Metro Jackson Convention and Visitors Bureau
    • 1% sales tax back in effect, 5/1/99, 1C
    • Black meeting planners visit, 4/7/99, 1C
    • Consultant to be hired for center, 12/23/99, 5B
    • Hinds County ponders joining, 1/21/99, 2B
  • Metro Jackson Parkway
    • DOT bill includes $1 Million for airport connector, 10/6/99, 2B
    • More property appraisers to be hired, 3/15/99, 1A; 3/24/99, 1B; 4/7/99, 1B
    • Project opening Lynch Street office, 5/30/99, 1B
    • Public hearing set on project, 4/26/99, 1B
    • Relocations for parkway underway, 10/22/99, 1B
    • Right-of-Way Technology Inc subcontracted to help with acquisitions, 9/25/99, 6B
    • Vacant houses demolished as project gets underway, 8/5/99, 1B
    • Wildlife Dept wants study of project's environmental impact, 2/8/99, 1B; 2/24/99, 4B
  • Metro Jackson Student Council
    • Panel fosters interaction between public and private school students, 7/6/99, 1B
  • Metro Jackson YMCA
    • Angels on Earth fund raiser, 3/19/99, 2B
    • Director Charles Trammell leaves for position in Alabama, 2/26/99, 2B
    • Metro Jackson YMCAs near halfway mark in funding drive, 6/23/99, 2B
    • Soccer, flag football, Powder Puff sign ups, 8/5/99, 2B
  • Metro Manor Apartments
    • Suit reveals Jackson Housing Authority funded run-down complex
      • Steve Nail, owner, 8/12/99, 1A
  • Metrocenter
    • Child loses part of finger in escalator accident, 7/17/99, 1B
    • Model train display, 12/8/99, 2B
    • New restaurant and stores cushion loss of Gayfers, 3/8/99, 8C
  • Metroceter
    • Additional stores planned, 12/15/99, 1C
  • MetroJackson Chamber of Commerce
    • Honors outstanding teachers, 11/12/99, 2B
    • Renovation of its downtown headquarters, 7/28/99, 1C
    • Trent Lott speaks at annual meeting, 12/9/99, 1C
  • Metropolitan Crime Commission
    • At banquet John Linder, crime study author, urges citizens to respect JPD, 11/19/99, 5B
  • Microsoft Corp
    • Charges half of software used in Mississippi is stolen, 9/3/99, 1C
    • Unveils Office 2000 with nationwide telecast, 6/8/99, 1C
  • Mid-City Community Association
    • Residents want to reclaim, restore mid city, 10/28/99, 1A
  • Mid-Delta Empowerment Zone
    • Management problems; funding is threatened, 7/11/99, 1A; 7/17/99, 1A; 11/22/99, 2B
  • Mid-Delta Home Health Agency
    • Troubled firm chosen for national heart and diabetes study, 5/15/99, 1A
  • Mid-South Delta Initiative
    • Charity founded by Kellogg Foundation to improve conditions in Delta, 6/3/99, 1C
    • Conference on leadership held in Raymond, 6/24/99, 6B; 6/26/99, 1B (J. Elders)
  • Middle schools
    • Preteens stuck in the middle, 7/1/99, 1E
  • MidSouth HIV/AIDS Conference
    • In Jackson, 5/4/99, 1B; 5/5/99, 1B (Dr.Tatum honored)
  • Midwives SEE Methodist Healthcare Middle Mississippi Hospital
  • Military bases
    • State bases get $50 Million more for construction, 8/19/99, 1A; 9/23/99, 1C
    • State bases take hit in Clinton's budget, 2/1/99, 1A; 4/12/99, 1B; 5/25/99, 1A; 6/12/99, 5B; 9/25/99, 1B
  • Military funerals
    • Government moves to ensure proper burial for aging veteran pool, 12/21/99, 1B
  • Military Order of the World Wars
    • Jackson hosts Region 7 conference, 4/2/99, 2B
  • Military retirees
    • Medical benefits for those entering service before 1951 sought, 10/3/99, 3B
  • Military spending
    • Is the US military ready for global role?, 3/14/99, 1H
    • Senator Lott uses clout to bring defense dollars to Mississippi, 10/3/99, 1A
  • Milk prices
    • Proposed federal policy could hurt Mississippi producers, 4/23/99, 1C
  • Milken Family Foundation
    • National Educator Awards to 4 state teachers, 10/6/99, 1B
  • Mill Creek IV
    • Residents worry about traffic and flooding if Hidden Hills gets OK, 4/6/99, 2B
  • Millcreek Rehabilitation Center
    • Magee center's plan for home for sexual assault victims opposed, 3/3/99, 1A; 3/12/99, 2B
  • Millenium SEE Year 2000
  • Miller's Grocery
    • Restaurant review, 8/19/99, 4F
  • Miller, Howard
    • Wildlife Dept official allegedly hunted ducks out of season in La., 2/2/99, 1B
  • Miller, Terrance
    • In Operation at UMC 13-year old has skull reattached to his spine, 12/24/99, 1A
  • Mills, Jake
    • College Board member dies at age 63, 4/18/99, 1B
  • Millsaps Arts & Lecture Series
    • Kaye Gibbons, speaker, 9/19/99, 4G
  • Millsaps College
    • $1 Million gift from Dr.Raymond Martin and wife Margery of Jackson, 5/21/99, 1B
    • 6 sets of twins enrolled, 10/13/99, 1E
    • Boxx named dean of Else School of Management, 1/15/99, 1C
    • College narrows search for leader to replace President George Harmon, 12/24/99, 2B
    • Pi Kappa Alpha kicked off campus
      • Member's excessive drinking almost killed him, 10/22/99, 1B
    • President Harmon to retire, 3/28/99, 1B
    • Summer training institute for school principals, 6/13/99, 4B
  • Millwork Sales
    • Jackson firm moves to new facility, expands staff, 3/13/99, 1C
  • Milmac Operating Co
    • PSC finds problems in its pipeline in Delta, 5/5/99, 1C
  • Minerals Technologies Inc
    • New $20 Million plant in Brookhaven, 4/24/99, 1C
  • Miniature golf
    • Fun for entire family, 9/5/99, 18G
  • Minimum wage
    • Would hike help women? (pro and con), 10/17/99, 1H
  • MiniZip virus
    • New computer virus spreads by email, destroys files, 12/2/99, 1C
  • Minor, Bill
    • Columnist attends high school reunion in Bougalusa
      • Unusual local election, 5/9/99, 3H (Minor column)
    • Journalist was witness to struggle 'for the very soul of Mississippi', 9/26/99, 2B
  • Minor, Burnell SEE Pearl High School
  • Minor, John
    • Alleged police assailant out on bond not yet recaptured, 7/11/99, 1B; 7/20/99, 1A
    • Ex-convict accused of attacking police officer is shot in the foot, 6/26/99, 1A; 6/29/99, 1A; 6/30/99, 1A
  • Minorities
    • More going into science at state colleges and universities, 1/20/99, 4B
  • Minority Enterprise Development
    • Trade show at Jackson Medical Mall, 9/16/99, 1C; 9/17/99, 1C
  • Minority farmers
    • 300 file for share of USDA lawsuit, 2/3/99, 1B
    • Deal with USDA is near, 1/5/99, 1C; 1/6/99, 1B; 1/7/99, 1B
    • Judge approves $2Billion settlement with black farmers, 4/15/99, 1A
  • Minority judges
    • Treatment questioned in meeting with Chief Justice Lenore Prather, 2/26/99, 1A
  • Minority set asides SEE ALSO City contracts
  • Minority set-asides
    • Hinds County could be facing lawsuit over policy, 4/30/99, 1A
  • Miranda rule
    • Should it be done away with? (pro and con), 12/12/99, 1H
  • Miskelly Furniture
    • Expansion: north Jackson store to open; other markets eyed, 10/7/99, 1C
  • Miss Hospitality
    • Pageant celebrates 50th year, 7/26/99, 1D; 7/26/99, 5B
  • Miss Mississippi
    • Heather Soriano previews her pageant wardrobe, 8/30/99, 1A
  • Miss Mississippi, 1959
    • State's favorite Miss Mississippi: Mary Ann Mobley
      • Keeps roots here, 7/5/99, 1D; 7/11/99, 8G
  • Miss Mississippi, 1998
    • Melinda King will say farewell, 7/7/99, 1E
  • Miss Mississippi, 1999
    • Choreographer Mallory Graham, 7/9/99, 1E
    • Contestant Mysti Futral has heart pacemaker, 6/25/99, 2B
    • Fever beginning to heat up Vicksburg, 7/4/99, 1B; 7/10/99, 1B
    • Heather Soriano wins crown, 7/11/99, 1A; 7/12/99, 1A; 9/12/99, 1F
  • Missing persons
    • Bolton: decomposing body, 2 sets of skeletal remains found, 11/2/99, 1B; 11/3/99, 1B; 11/4/99, 2B
    • Bolton: information to media curtailed, 11/9/99, 1A; 11/10/99, 1A
    • Bolton: white female was killed with screwdriver, 11/6/99, 1B
    • Brookhaven: James Edward Rushing, 12/25/99, 7B
    • DeSoto County officials find decomposed body of unknown man, 8/8/99, 3B
    • Forensic sketch to identify man found in November 1998
      • Bones found off West County Line Rd, 9/22/99, 2B
    • Skeletal remains found off Flag Chapel Rd, 2/23/99, 4B; 2/24/99, 4B
  • Missing persons SEE ALSO Conic, Mable Lee
  • Missing property, Hinds County
    • A concern to county officials, 3/6/99, 2B
  • Mission America's Celebrate Jesus 2000
    • Evangelist Buster Wilson, 12/25/99, 1E
  • Mission Mississippi
    • Racial reconciliation events, 10/16/99, 1E; 10/25/99, 1B
  • Mississippi Adoption
    • Foster Parent Support Group, 6/13/99, 1B
  • Mississippi Advisory Committee to the US Commission on Civil Rights
    • Public meeting, 3/1/99, 4B
  • Mississippi agricultural census SEE Agricultural census
  • Mississippi Alliance of State Employees
    • Its role in state fluctuates, 9/5/99, 1C
  • Mississippi Army National Guard SEE Army National Guard
  • Mississippi Art Colony
    • 50th anniversary exhibition at Trollo Hotel in Canton, 10/10/99, 1G
  • Mississippi Association for School Security
    • To offer training targeting school violence, 5/10/99, 1B
  • Mississippi Association of Educators
    • Rally at capitol for pay raise, 3/10/99, 1B
    • William Winter is speaker, 3/9/99, 3B
  • Mississippi Association of Supervisors
    • Hinds County's George Smith is president, 1/19/99, 2B
  • Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians
    • Now putting money in state political races, 5/17/99, 2B
    • SEE ALSO Gambling, Neshoba County
    • Tribe's industries are thriving, 9/12/99, 1C
  • Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians SEE ALSO Choctaw Indian Fair
  • Mississippi Baptist Convention
    • Rev Dean Register to step down as president, 10/23/99, 1E
    • Rev Kermit McGregor of Mendenhall new leader, 10/27/99, 1B
  • Mississippi Baptist Medical Center
    • Heart Day, 2/21/99, 1B
    • Man Robert Howell arrested on 13 charges disrupts emergency room, 1/31/99, 5B
    • Skin cancer screening clinic, 6/6/99, 1B
  • Mississippi Blood Services
    • Call for donors as holidays approach, 12/23/99, 6B; 12/30/99, 2B
    • Celebrates 20 years of service, 11/18/99, 2B
    • DJ Mike Bridges solicits donations from billboard, 6/26/99, 1B; 6/29/99, 1B
    • Faithful donor Hamilton Bush of Newhebron, 2/5/99, 1B
    • Holiday blood drive: a diamond ring prize, 11/27/99, 1B; 12/19/99, 4B
    • Parentage Testing Program, 9/2/99, 1A
  • Mississippi Board for Community and Junior Colleges
    • At meeting eyes USM Coast expansion, 5/22/99, 1B
  • Mississippi Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program
    • Funds made available, 2/25/99, 1B
  • Mississippi budget, 2001
    • Election-year politics to change tone of hearings, 9/6/99, 1A
    • Legislative committee recommends 5.8% increase, 12/14/99, 6B
    • Mike Moore appears before Legislative Budget Committee, 9/9/99, 1B
  • Mississippi Business EXPO
    • At Trademart, 1/14/99, 1C
  • Mississippi Business Hall of Fame
    • Holloway, Taylor, Walker and Williams honored, 3/27/99, 1C; 4/27/99, 1C
  • Mississippi Championship Balloon Festival
    • 14th annual event in Canton, 7/2/99, 2B; 7/3/99, 2B; 8/5/99, 3F
  • Mississippi Chemical Corp
    • Announces $1.2 Million quarterly loss; will curb production, 7/28/99, 1C
    • Low prices lead to $5.6 Million drop in earnings, 10/27/99, 1C
    • Ruling that Russia is dumping fertilizer in US favors Corp, 9/9/99, 1C
    • Russian intern Sergei Roschin, 2/19/99, 1C
  • Mississippi Children's Home Society
    • Fund raising drive, 6/10/99, 1B
  • Mississippi Citizens for Legislative Term Limits, 9/14/99, 1B; 9/19/99, 1B; 9/21/99, 1B
  • Mississippi College
    • Adult education classes offered for those 55 and older, 6/15/99, 2B
    • Continuing Education office plans real estate courses, 12/30/99, 2B
    • Fund drive has topped $93 Million, President Howell Todd says, 8/26/99, 2B
    • Lectureship series: Julie Eisenhower and Sergei Khrushchev, 3/2/99, 4B; 3/24/99, 1E; 3/26/99, 1B
    • Office of Continuing Education, 5/23/99, 3B; 5/29/99, 2B
    • Study-abroad programs focus of meeting, 9/21/99, 2B
  • Mississippi College SEE ALSO Baptist Healthplex
  • Mississippi Consortium for International Development
    • Russian travel agent Oleg Alexandrov visits, 11/26/99, 8C
  • Mississippi Council on Problem and Compulsive Gambling
    • Problem calls double, 9/1/99, 1C
    • Workshop on teenage gambling, 5/5/99, 1C
  • Mississippi Critical Teacher Shortage Act
    • Demand for scholarships can't be met, 6/19/99, 1A; 6/29/99, 1A
  • Mississippi Cultural Heritage Festival Latino, 9/18/99, 5B; 9/19/99, 1B
  • Mississippi Delta
    • Incredible potential...incredible problems
      • Special series, 12/19-
  • Mississippi Delta BusinessLINC Coalition
    • Mentoring relationships to small companies, 8/12/99, 1C
  • Mississippi Democratic Party
    • Annual Jefferson-Jackson Day Dinner, 7/18/99, 1B
    • Dispute over poll to replace slain Robert Bankhead, 5/15/99, 1B; 5/16/99, 5B
    • Gephardt and Patrick Kennedy at fund-raising luncheon, 8/19/99, 1B
    • Hires a state executive director, Morgan Shands, 10/7/99, 3B
    • SEE ALSO Hinds County Democratic Executive Committee
    • State chairwoman wants state organization given more power, 10/3/99, 1A
  • Mississippi Democratic Party SEE ALSO Barnett, Jim
  • Mississippi Economic Council
    • Issues Forum 2000, 10/3/99, 1C; 10/7/99, 1C
  • Mississippi Educational Television
    • Emmy award for 'Ticktock Minutes', 8/27/99, 1B; 10/19/99, 1E
  • Mississippi Families for Kids
    • Foster-care children, 3/3/99, 1E; 5/12/99, 1B
  • Mississippi Fire Academy
    • Firefighter refresher course, 2/19/99, 2B
  • Mississippi Firefighters' Memorial Burn Center
    • Hinds County donation revived, 9/20/99, 1B
  • Mississippi Florists Association
    • Helping Hand Fund for florists in need, 3/27/99, 1B
  • Mississippi Food Network
    • School teacher Charlie Taylor cordinates drive at Lee Elementary, 3/18/99, 1B
    • USDA and Secret Service employees hold food drive, 12/16/99, 1B
    • Without welfare many going hungry, USDA official told, 5/27/99, 1A
  • Mississippi Forum on Children and Families
    • Forums on quality child care, 9/20/99, 1B
  • Mississippi Gaming Commission
    • Slot machine laboratory, 8/22/99, 1C
  • Mississippi Gospel Announcers' Guild
    • Music workshops, 4/10/99, 1E
  • Mississippi Gospel Music Awards
    • Paul Porter overcomes illness, wins award, 7/12/99, 1B
  • Mississippi Gospel Music Gathering
    • In downtown Jackson, 7/24/99, 1B; 7/25/99, 1B
  • Mississippi Gulf Coast Convention and Visitors Bureau
    • Its award-winning ad campaign, 7/8/99, 1C
  • Mississippi Hispanic Festival
    • SEE Mississippi Cultural Heritage Festival Latino
  • Mississippi history
    • State's best and worst moments, 11/8/99, 1D
  • Mississippi Home Corp
    • Annual Affordable Housing Conference, 10/5/99, 3B
  • Mississippi Home of Your Own
    • Program for people with disabilities, 10/15/99, 2B
  • Mississippi Housing Initiative
    • Program aims to help first-time home buyers, 6/8/99, 1C
  • Mississippi Industries for the Blind
    • Has several military contracts, 4/14/99, 1C
  • Mississippi Legislature (1999)
    • A day in the life of legislator Ed Perry, 2/1/99, 1A; 4/11/99, 3H (his retirement)
    • Absentee-ballot law toughened, 2/12/99, 1B; 3/10/99, 1B
    • Amish buggies bill, 3/11/99, 3B
    • Amnnexation bill upsets area mayors, 1/23/99, 2B
    • Animal rights, 1/26/99, 3B
    • Are legislators paid too much for part-time work?, 6/4/99, 1A
    • Ayers funding not adequate, black legislators say, 1/14/99, 1B
    • Bail denial in expanded number of crimes, 2/6/99, 4B
    • Bill status at 1st deadline on legislation, 2/3/99, 3A
    • Bingo lease oversight, 3/24/99, 4B
    • Bingo money for charities: Gaming commission opposes, 2/19/99, 1C; 3/2/99, 1A; 3/3/99, 5B
    • Bingo money to charities, 1/29/99, 1A; 2/11/99, 1A
    • Board of Funeral Services: Fordice signs pay raise, 1/26/99, 1A
    • Bridge repairs: Senate approves $200M, 1/8/99, show 4B
    • Budget Committee expanded to 14 members, 4/24/99, 1B
    • Budget Committee: lack of diversity, 3/21/99, 1A
    • Budgetary negotiations: tobacco money tempting, 1/31/99, 1A
    • Cages in cars used to transport inmates, 1/30/99, 4B; 2/10/99, 5B; 4/16/99, 1B
    • Camp Shelby museum, 3/12/99, 3B
    • Campaign finance reform, 1/3/99, 1A; 1/6/99, 1A
    • Campaign finance reform: Senate overrides veto, 1/8/99, 1A
    • Capitol security force, 2/19/99, 3B
    • Casino courses in state's colleges, 1/8/99, 4B; 1/14/99, 1A
    • Casinos checking winners against child support list, 2/11/99, 1B; 2/27/99, 1B
    • Casinos gambling--ills and advantages, 2/18/99, 3B
    • Cellular telephone call theft, 3/11/99, 3B
    • Child insurance compromise, 3/25/99, 1B; 3/27/99, 1A
    • Child support legislation, 2/4/99, 1A; 2/9/99, 1B
    • City Council candidates' residency requirement, 2/16/99, 4B
    • City of Jackson's agenda, 1/5/99, 1A; 2/4/99, 5B
    • Civil War battlefields and trails protection, 2/21/99, 1B; 4/12/99, 4B`
    • COLAs for state retirees examined, 2/28/99, 1A
    • College facilities: $7.5 Million upgrade, 1/22/99, 5B; 4/1/99, 3B
    • College faculty salaries, 3/31/99, 1B
    • Commission for International Cultural Exchange: 2001 exhibit, 3/10/99, 3B
    • Committee chairmen hold power in Senate, 5/10/99, 1A
    • Community college faculty raises, 1/16/99, 1B; 1/19/99, 1B7
    • Construction projects cost overruns, 2/5/99, 3B
    • CPR taught in schools, 1/11/99, 1B
    • Crime lab, 1/4/99, 1A; 3/30/99, 4B
    • Day care abuse, 1/15/99, 1B
    • Deadline for some bills, 3/2/99, 4B; 3/3/99, 1A
    • Death penalty appeals: cost to counties, 1/28/99, 4B; 4/5/99, 1A
    • Debit food stamp system, 3/16/99, 3B
    • DECD's agenda, 1/31/99, 1C
    • Defibrillator training bill, 3/23/99, 4B
    • Deliquent child support payments from casino winnings, 1/20/99, 1C; 1/27/99, 1C
    • Disabled and Medicaid payments, 2/26/99, 1B; 4/15/99, 1B
    • Disabled workers bill goes to Fordice, 3/18/99, 1B
    • Dogs, other animals banned from Capitol building?, 1/21/99, 1A
    • Domestic abuse issue, 2/4/99, 4B
    • Donation of food to needy, 2/1/99, 3B
    • Drainage districts for cities, 1/27/99, 5B; 2/10/99, 1B; 3/4/99, 1B
    • DUI blood level, 1/1/99, 3B
    • DUI law strengthening, 1/30/99, 4B
    • Early release plan for trustees, 2/5/99, 3B
    • Economic development legislation, 3/5/99, 1C; 4/6/99, 1C
    • Ed Perry may become new House clerk, 7/29/99, 1B
    • Educational progress in schools, 2/5/99, 5B
    • Election committe chairpersons Alice Harden and Bill Denny, 1/24/99, 1A, 7A
    • Election defeats, retirements leave leadership void, 8/9/99, 1A
    • Employment Security Commission: new building, 2/21/99, 1A; 3/27/99, 1C
    • Envoronmental Quality commissioner appointment, 1/19/99, 1B
    • Ex-Senators reminisce about days gone by, friends of old, 2/5/99, 1B
    • Families and child development, 1/26/99, 1B
    • Family support centers: Fordice vetoes bill, 4/22/99, 5B
    • Farish Street Historic District, 2/18/99, 1B; 2/19/99, 3B; 2/20/99, 1B; 3/17/99, 1A
    • Farish Street legislation tied to Fordice nominees, 3/24/99, 1A
    • Farish Street revitalization measure passes House, 3/17/99, 3B; 3/19/99, 1A
    • Farish Street revitalization OK'd by Fordice, 3/26/99, 1A
    • Fine arts residential school, 1/25/99, 1B; 1/26/99, 3B; 3/4/99, 4B
    • Fordice signs all funding bills; alters minority set-asides funding, 4/7/99, 1A
    • Fordice's agenda has hit a brick wall, 2/3/99, 1A; 3/16/99, 1A
    • Fordice's vetoes on budget bills won't slow work, Capps says, 3/24/99, 5A
    • Gasoline theft bill, 3/5/99, 5B; 3/7/99, 5B
    • Gun manufacturers shielded from liability, 3/1/99, 4B
    • Health care was top story in 1999 Legislature, 4/4/99, 1A
    • Health insurance coverage for children, 2/4/99, 1A; 4/22/99, 1B
    • High-definition (digital) TV costs, 2/28/99, 1B
    • Higher education funding, 1/3/99, 1A
    • Historic restorations, 3/22/99, 1B; 3/31/99, 4B
    • Hospital construction and expansion, 2/3/99, 4B; 2/11/99, 1A
    • How a bill becomes a law, 1/3/99, 1H
    • How the House and Senate voted, 4/11/99, 1H, 2H
    • Hurricane insurance, 3/18/99, 1C
    • Illegitimate births reduction, 3/15/99, 1B
    • Income tax credit, 2/23/99, 1A
    • Income tax cut defeated; Fordice turns to veto, 3/16-18/99, all 1A; 3/28/99, 3H (Minor)
    • Income tax reduction: special session a possibility, 3/17/99, 1B
    • Inmate appeals: help for counties, 3/22/99, 2B
    • Issues that passed and issues that died, 4/4/99, 9A
    • Jackson Convention and Visitors Bureau, 1/28/99, 1A; 1/29/99, 4B; 3/4/99, 4B; 3/13/99, 1A
    • Jailer training, 3/3/99, 5B; 3/11/99, 3B; 3/30/99, 2B
    • Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center cancer center, 2/4/99, 5B; 2/17/99, 4B
    • Job training bill, 2/11/99, 1C; 2/23/99, 4B
    • Job training programs for prison inmates, 3/7/99, 3B; 3/31/99, 4B
    • Juvenile justice funding, 4/13/99, 1B
    • Lawmakers finally begin to take care of the poor, 4/18/99, 3H (Minor column); 4/21/99, 2B
    • Lawsuit limits, 1/15/99, 7B; 1/22/99, 5B
    • Lawyer fees for death row inmates, 2/9/99, 1A; 5/5/99, 1A
    • Legislators have full calendar, 1/20/99, 4B
    • Legislators hope to override '98 Fordice vetoes, 1/5/99, 1A
    • Legislators' directory, 1/3/99, 2H
    • Legislators: 1 eye on the issues; 1 eye on elections, 4/11/99, 1H
    • Legislature is home to list of fathers and grandfathers, 2/7/99, 1A
    • Librarians say they need pay raises, too, 1/29/99, 1B, 5B
    • Liquor stores charging check-cashing fee, 2/1/99, 4B
    • Litterbug fines, 2/10/99, 1A
    • Major Economic Impact Authority bill fails, 3/18/99, 1C
    • March Madness: waiting for revenue projections, 3/20/99, 1A
    • Mental health and retardation centers, 3/20/99, 1A
    • Metro recreational highway authority, 2/11/99, 1A
    • Military voting bill, 4/30/99, 1B
    • Minority business loans: Fordice vetoes, 4/28/99, 1C
    • Nursing home beds bill dies in Senate, 1/8/99, 1A, 1B
    • Nursing homes, 1/18/99, 1B; 2/5/99, 1A; 3/31/99, 1B; 4/11/99, 1A (update)
    • Nursing-homes veto: House overrides, 1/6/99, 1A; 1/21/99, 1B
    • Office of Post Conviction Defense: proposal by AG Moore, 1/13/99, 1B
    • Oil-spill equipment tax exemption, 3/12/99, 3B
    • Open records on voluntary erosion/drainage problems, 2/16/99, 4B
    • Oral history project on state's history, 3/11/99, 1B
    • Out-of-wedlock births, 2/9/99, 4B
    • Part-time police officer training, 1/31/99, 1B; 2/6/99, 1B
    • Pay raise for state workers, 1/14/99, 1B
    • Peeping toms using video cameras, 4/17/99, 5B
    • Prison overcrowding, 3/28/99, 1A
    • Public defender funding, 4/8/99, 4B
    • Public library funding, 1/15/99, 7B
    • Rape victims: billing for medical costs, 1/30/99, 1B
    • Retiring legislators bid farewell, 4/2/99, 1B
    • River and stream protection, 1/4/99, 1A
    • Sales tax referendums for cities and towns, 1/20/99, 2B
    • Sand and gravel mining, 1/28/99, 4B
    • Scenic rivers system, 1/26/99, 3B; 1/29/99, 4B; 2/10/99, 1A; 3/5/99, 3B
    • School choice, 2/5/99, 1A; 2/12/99, 1A; 3/12/99, 1B
    • School choice voucher efforts appears DOA, 1/17/99, 1A
    • School discilpine and safety, 1/27/99, 5B
    • School districts: poor-performing ones, 3/4/99, 1A
    • School scholar grant program, 1/20/99, 4B
    • SEE ALSO Joint Legislative Budget Committee
    • Session coming to an end, 4/1/99, 1B
    • Shoreline restoration at Gautier, 2/19/99, 3B
    • Smoke detectors mandate, 1/20/99, 1B
    • Southeast Mississippi Center for Advanced Technology, 3/28/99, 3B
    • Spanish art exhibitiion, 2/25/99, 4B
    • Special session on income tax: $66 refund not worth impact?, 7/21/99, 1A
    • Special session on income tax: College Board against tax cut, 7/16/99, 1A
    • Special session on income tax: Cut won't happen, lawmaker says, 7/13/99, 1A
    • Special session on income tax: cut would hurt schools, 7/13/99, 1A
    • Special session on income tax: Fordice calls, 6/25/99, 1A, 1B; 7/25/99, 1A
    • Special session on income tax: lawmakers see little chance for cut, 7/22/99, 1A
    • Special session on income tax: Legislators adjourn without vote, 7/23/99, 1A
    • Special session on income tax: some question Fordice's timing, 7/18/99, 1A
    • Special session on income tax: vote on sales tax unlikely, 7/20/99, 1A
    • State election laws changes, 2/4/99, 5B
    • State employee and school teacher health insurance merger, 2/3/99, 4B
    • Student aid grants, 1/8/99, 1B
    • Subcontractor protection, 1/22/99, 1C
    • Tab for 1999 legislature was $14.5 Million, 6/6/99, 1B
    • Tax rebate proposal, 2/24/99, 1A
    • Teacher harassment off campus, 2/4/99, 1A
    • Teacher pay raise, 1/3/99, 1A; 1/15/99, 1A; 1/20/99, 1A; 1/27/99, 1A; 3/10/99, 1B
    • Teacher pay raise blasted by Fordice, 1/16/99, 1B; 1/28/99, 1B
    • Teacher pay raise major issue in spending allocations, 3/24/99, 1A
    • Teacher pay raise unresolved, 3/27/99, 5B; 3/28/99, 1A
    • Teacher pay raise: 8% approved by lawmakers, 3/29/99, 1A; 3/30/99, 1A, 1B
    • Teacher pay raise: Fordice signs bill, 4/6/99, 1A; 4/11/99, 1A
    • Tobacco trust fund bill, 1/14/99, 1B; 2/25/99, 1A; 2/26/99, 1A; 3/5/99, 1A
    • Tobacco trust fund bill passes in Senate, 3/11/99, 1A; 3/24/99, 1A
    • Tobacco trust fund bill signed by Fordice, 4/2/99, 1A
    • Tobacco trust fund: health care trust proposal, 3/26/99, 1A; 3/27/99, 1B
    • Transportation policy overhaul, 2/17/99, 4B
    • Trust for families of slain law enforcement officers, 2/4/99, 4B
    • University faculty pay raise, 1/28/99, 4B
    • USM branch on Coast, 1/21/99, 1/24/99, 1/27/99 (all 1B); 1/22/99, 1A
    • USM Gulf Coast expansion, 2/18/99, 1A
    • Veterans Memorial Museum in Laurel, 4/19/99, 1B
    • Veterans Memorial Stadium, 3/28/99, 3B
    • Voter ID bill killed, 2/2/99, 1A
    • Welfare limits impact, 2/18/99, 3B
    • Whistleblower bill, 2/9/99, 4B; 3/22/99, 1A
    • Wild animals, injured or orphaned (Dollie bill), 3/17/99, 1A
    • Work-force training bill, 2/15/99, 1A; 2/26/99, 1C; 3/18/99, 4B; 3/30/99, 1C; 3/31/99, 1B
    • Workforce training bill signed by Fordice, 4/23/99, 1B
    • World War II monument; memorial honoring women in armed forces, 3/13/99, 3B
    • Youth Court reform, 3/24/99, 1B; 4/1/99, 3B
  • Mississippi Legislature (1999) (special session)
    • SEE Workers' Compensation Commission
    • SEE ALSO Worker's Compensation Commission (Marsh nomination)
  • Mississippi Legislature (2000)
    • Bingo law changes, 12/17/99, 1A
    • Freshman lawmakers learning the basics, 12/15/99, 1B
    • Teacher pay and school safety top priorities, 9/15/99, 3B
    • Tuck chooses George Smith as secretary of Senate, 12/15/99, 6B
    • Tuck mum on committee assignments, 12/17/99, 1A
  • Mississippi Lions All-State Band
    • At Lions Club convention in San Diego, 6/24/99, 1E
  • Mississippi Literacy Awarneness Campaign
    • Banquet features writer John Corcoran, 10/11/99, 1B
  • Mississippi Man and Woman of the Century
    • Eudora Welty and Elvis Presley, 12/27/99, 1D
  • Mississippi Mass Choir
    • Debuts its latest album on the Internet, 8/7/99, 1E
  • Mississippi Methodist Healthcare
    • Fight to keep north Jackson facility open, 2/12/99, 1A
    • New name: Central Mississippi Medical Center, 3/11/99, 5B
    • Not giving up on move to locate hospital in DeSoto County, 5/1/99, 4B
    • Sale nets Hinds County $5M; to be set aside for indigent care, 2/20/99, 1B; 4/29/99, 2B
    • Sold to Health Management Associates, 1/28/99, 1A; 1/30/99, 1A; 2/5/99, 1B
    • Terms of sale concern officials, competitors, 2/6/99, 1A
  • Mississippi Methodist Rehabilitation Center
    • Therapy Dog Fair, 9/14/99, 1E
  • Mississippi Municipal Association
    • Moore and Musgrove are speakers, 1/27/99, 5B
  • Mississippi Musicians Hall of Fame
    • In planning stages, 10/26/99, 1B; 10/29/99, 2B
  • Mississippi on the Mall Picnic
    • Washington, DC
      • Wyatt Waters painting is commerative image, 5/30/99, 5G
  • Mississippi Opera
    • Don Giovani is presented, 10/31/99, 10G; 11/6/99, 4B
    • New director Garold Whisler, 8/27/99, 1E
    • Rigoletto presented, 3/21/99, 14G; 3/28/99, 6B
  • Mississippi Opportunity Fund
    • Fund did not draw enough capital; Vector Money Management closes it, 8/31/99, 1C
  • Mississippi Oral History Project, 6/22/99, 1A
  • Mississippi Partnership for Economic Development
    • Modelled after successful Alabama plan, 8/11/99, 1C
  • Mississippi Picnic in Central Park, 6/13/99, 1B
  • Mississippi Port Authority SEE Port of Gulfport
  • Mississippi Power Company
    • EPA sues utility for illegal upgrades at Plant Watson, 11/4/99, 1C
  • Mississippi Public Health Association
    • Surgeon General David Satcher speaks, 9/23/99, 4B
  • Mississippi Racing Vehicle Extravaganza
    • At Fairgrounds, 1/7/99, 8F
  • Mississippi Regional Scholastic Art Awards
    • 1999 exhibition, 1/17/99, 13^
  • Mississippi Research and Technology Park
    • Starkville
      • Low-profile facility solves big problems, 7/19/99, 4B
  • Mississippi Resource Center
    • Director Don Moore resigns, takes job in Biloxi, 12/10/99, 1C
  • Mississippi River
    • Babbitt, others convene in Vicksburg for flood control debates, 7/19/99, 1A; 7/21/99, 1B; 7/25/99, 1H
    • Mississippi and Arkansas officials agree on site of new bridge, 8/5/99, 6B
  • Mississippi River Bridge
    • Vicksburg wants to turn old bridge into park, bike trail, 3/3/99, 6B; 11/6/99, 1B
  • Mississippi School for the Blind
    • Sencessational Safari, 10/10/99, 1B
  • Mississippi School of Fine Arts
    • Brookhaven facility praised by Pat Fordice, 6/16/99, 4B
  • Mississippi Science and Engineering Fair
    • At JSU, 4/10/99, 2B
  • Mississippi Science and Mathematics Tournament
    • At Mississippi College, 2/4/99, 2B
  • Mississippi Space Commerce Initiative
    • State colleges and NASA effort to create new industries, 2/18/99, 1A, 1C
  • Mississippi Sportsmen Against Hunger
    • Distribution of venison in Corinth area, 1/7/99, 2B
  • Mississippi State Fair Commission
    • New commissioner Wayne Smith, 10/15/99, 1B
  • Mississippi state flag
    • Attorney asks court to dismiss NAACP suit on flag, 7/27/99, 1B
    • State high court reinstates NAACP lawsuit claiming flag racist, 5/28/99, 1A; 5/29/99, 1A
    • State high court to hear NAACP suit, 8/29/99, 1B; 9/13/99, 1A
  • Mississippi State University
    • 8 named 1999 Alumni Fellows, 10/9/99, 3B
    • Geology Dept receives estate gift of $1Million, 8/1/99, 7B
    • Inauguration of Mack Portera, 2/7/99, 1A
    • Omega Psi Phi suspended for hazing, 2/7/99, 8B; 2/19/99, 6B
    • Ranks 13th nationwide in university computing power, 6/20/99, 2B
    • School implements new student drug and alcohol policy, 8/28/99, 4B
    • School of Architecture faculty, alumni win top state honors, 7/25/99, 8B
    • School of Architecture summit on changes facing communities, 11/16/99, 2B
    • Team wins national championship for dairy products tasting, 12/11/99, 1A
    • Worker killed at construction site, 11/23/99, 1B
  • Mississippi Street Rod Association, 8/22/99, 10G
  • Mississippi Symphony
    • 5 finalists for conductor's post, 1/8/99, 1E
    • Beethoven in Blue Jeans, 2/21/99, 10G; 2/24/99, 4B
    • Bravo Series Concert, 10/17/99, 10G; 10/20/99, 4B
    • CEO Darko Velichkovski's Christian album, 12/11/99, 1E
    • Glorious Sounds of Wagner, 1/17/99, 10G; 1/24/99, 2B
    • Maestro Coleman Pearce's Final Fling features The Chieftans, 4/18/99, 11G; 4/22/99, 4B; 5/7/99, 1E
    • Senter in cat costume for 'Robinson: The Pleasant History...', 4/9/99, 1E
  • Mississippi Trauma Care System
    • Supporters push to keep system functioning, 2/8/99, 1B
  • Mississippi University for Women
    • Attacks on Rent 'sad moment' in MUW's history, 8/8/99, 1H
    • Clyda Rent pursues excellence; many administrators have left, 5/30/99, 1B
    • College Bd to hear findings on probe of Rent, 10/21/99, 3B
    • College Bd wants report; seeks to end controversy over Rent, 9/17/99, 1A; 9/23/99, 4B
    • College Board backs Rent, 10/22/99, 1A
    • Higher Education Commission wrapping up talks on Rent controversy, 10/8/99, 1B
    • MUW panel says Rent should resign, 7/17/99, 1A; 7/20/99, 1B
    • President Rent under fire by faculty, 7/14/99, 1A
    • Rent given 'no confidence' vote from faculty, 8/20/99, 1A; 8/21/99, 1A
    • Rent meeting with faculty critics, 7/24/99, 1A; 7/28/99, 4B
    • Rent's executive assistant/legal adviser is paid $100,000 a year, 3/1/99, 1B
    • Scholarship drive fund raises $1.3 Million, 4/18/99, 1B
  • Mississippi Valley Gas Co
    • Warren Rogers is new CEO, 2/14/99, 1C
  • Mississippi Valley State University
    • 2 students injured in shooting on campus, 3/29/99, 4B
    • Amy Tuck says she had nothing to do with firing of Troy Brown, 7/31/99, 5B
    • Fired administrator Troy Brown facing countersuit, 8/13/99, 1B
    • Firing of Brown threatens Legislative funding, 8/11/99, 1B; 8/12/99, 1B
    • Lieutenant Governor candidate Troy Brown files suit over firing, 7/30/99, 7B
    • President Lester Newman's inauguration, 4/25/99, 1A
    • President Newman gets high marks for 1st year, 7/25/99, 1B
    • President Newman reorganizing personnel, 7/19/99, 3B
    • School begins $25 Million fund-raising drive, 4/23/99, 1B; 12/4/99, 4B
  • Mississippi Vietnam Veterans Memorial
    • New marker leads way to memorial, 9/2/99, 3B
  • Mississippi Voices for Children
    • Starkville
      • Not same as Mississippi VOICES for Children and Youth, 1/22/99, 5B
  • Mississippi Volunteer Lawyers Project
    • Free legal seminars, 1/21/99, 1B
  • Mississippi Watercolor Society
    • Membership Show at Brown' Fine Art and Framing, 1/31/99, 6G
  • Mississippi Year 2000 Crime and Punishment Chart
    • Educating students on crimes and their penalities, 10/10/99, 1A
  • Mississippi YMCA
    • Youth and Government fund raiser to feature Trent Lott, 11/11/99, 1B; 11/14/99, 1B
  • Mississippi's best and worse, 4/12/99, 1D
  • Mistletoe Marketplace
    • 'Tis the season..., 11/4/99, 10F; 11/7/99, 1B
  • Mitcham Strategic Partners
    • Works with focus groups on marketing plans, 2/6/99, 1C
  • Mitchell, Jerry
    • Clarion-Ledger reporter wins 1998 Heywood Broun Award, 2/26/99, 1B
    • Clarion-Ledger reporter wins Sigma Delta Chi award, 4/16/99, 1B
  • Mitchell, Kay SEE Richland High School
  • Mithcell, Jerry
    • Clarion-Ledger reporter wins Hillman Award, 5/1/99, 1B; 6/6/99, 3B
  • Mobile Mom
    • Madison County woman transports children for profit, 9/15/99, 1C
  • Mobley, Mary Ann SEE Miss Mississippi, 1959
  • Money
    • Mississippi issued its own currency in 1800s and during World War II, 5/3/99, 1D
  • Money management
    • Important skill for young people, 8/26/99, 1E
  • Monk, Wilmer and Rubye
    • Friends building home for ill Richland couple, 6/23/99, 2B; 8/24/99, 2B; 11/27/99, 1B
  • Monsanto Co SEE Delta and Pine Land Co
  • Monster.com
    • 2 Mississippi children appear in Super Bowl commercial, 2/4/99, 1C
  • Monte's Seafood and Pasta
    • Second location opened in Flowood, 11/17/99, 1C
  • Montgomery County High School
    • Students face charges of pelting bus driver with peanuts and pickles, 8/31/99, 1A
  • Moon
    • Extra-bright moonlight stirs local interest, 12/22/99, 1A
  • Moonlight Media Inc
    • Jackson software company finds a niche, 10/11/99, 8C
  • Moonlighting
    • Is taking a 2nd job worth it?, 3/14/99, 1C
  • Moore, Allen
    • Football player paralyzed in 1989 still lives the game, 8/27/99, 1A
  • Moore, Jim
    • Bank executive/wood carver, 11/26/99, 1D
  • Moore, Mike
    • Moore, unlike Trent Lott, did not back CCC, 4/4/99, 3H (Minor column)
    • Newsweek says he is being considered for No.3 spot at US Justice Dept, 6/30/99, 1B; 7/20/99, 1B
    • Q&A with Attorney General, 12/19/99, 2H
  • Morgan, Robert
    • Candlelight vigil held in his 1996 slaying, 1/22/99, 1B
  • Morris, Charles
    • Ridgeland photographer wins Reservoir photo contest, 6/9/99, 2B
  • Morris, Willie
    • 'Mississippi: Land of Passion, violence..., 9/5/99, 2B
    • Author dies at age 64, 8/3/99, 1A, 5A
    • Author lives on in film and in books, 11/13/99, 1B; 11/17/99, 1B
    • Author's corneas donated to UMC, 8/17/99, 1B
    • Bill Clinton calls him 'the classic southerner', 8/8/99, 1B, 3H, 5H
    • Friends and fans comment on what he meant to them, 8/4/99, 1E
    • Memorial services schedules, 8/4/99, 1A; 8/6/99, 1A
    • MUW forum on writer's legacy, 10/17/99, 3B
    • To be buried in Yazoo City cemetery near witch's grave, 8/5/99, 1A
  • Morrison Heights Baptist Church
    • Clinton
      • Court rules in church's favor and against homeowners, 10/8/99, 2B; 10/22/99, 2B
  • Morrison, Jordan
    • Florence teenager a hero after winning world karate title in Okinawa, 8/29/99, 1B
  • Mortgage brokers
    • Will now be able to double their fees, 5/23/99, 1C
  • Mortgage rates
    • Slightly higher rates not slowing down Jackson housing sales, 8/8/99, 1C
  • Mosby, Deborah
    • Court of Appeals upholds her life term for murder, 7/8/99, 4B
  • Moses, Clifton
    • Hiring of felon at Public Works dept sparks probe, 2/26/99, 1A; 2/27/99, 1A; 3/11/99, 6B; 6/2/99, 3B
    • Whereabouts of firebombing suspect for 2 weeks questioned, 3/23/99, 1A; 3/25/99, 1A
  • Moses, Clinton SEE ALSO Jackson Advocate
  • Mosley, Albert
    • Former intern to establish multicultural church in south Jackson, 9/25/99, 1E
  • Mosquito spraying
    • Crossgates developer drains lake, but is it too late?, 6/26/99, 2B
    • Officials concerned about costs, 3/21/99, 1B
  • Mosquitos
    • City of Columbus experimenting with Gambusia fish that eat larvae, 7/5/99, 1B
    • Equine encephalitis suspected in horse in Wilkinson County, 9/22/99, 5B
    • Mosquitos carrying equine encephalitis in state, 7/28/99, 1A; 8/7/99, 4B
  • Moss Point Police Department SEE Malone, Marcus
  • Most Livable Community Awards
    • Greenville, Natchez and Hernando honored, 7/1/99, 1C; 7/2/99, 1C; 7/3/99, 1C; 7/4/99, 1C
  • Motels and hotels
    • Metro Jackson motels booming, 5/11/99, 1C
  • Mother's Day
    • Anne Pinkerton reunites with birth mother Eva Bannister, 5/9/99, 1A
    • Photo contest winners, 5/9/99, 1F
  • Motion pictures
    • Former Alcorn student Michael Clarke Duncan in movie 'The Green Mile', 12/27/99, 1B
    • Madison County supervisors question use of taxpayer money for sound stage, 3/31/99, 2B; 4/1/99, 2B
    • MCEDA postpones Madison County's request for sound stage, 12/3/99, 2B
    • Sound stage OK'd for Madison County, 8/21/99, 2B; 9/9/99, 1A
    • Sound stage question in Madison County not settled, 4/2/99, 2B; 4/7/99, 2B; 5/8/99, 2B; 10/29/99, 2B
    • State of Mississippi plays role in 'The Insider', 10/29/99, 1E; 11/11/99, 11F
  • Motion pictures SEE ALSO Movie theaters
  • Motorola radio system (countyside) SEE Radio system
  • Mound Bayou, Mississippi
    • Trying to build legacy as century ends, 10/4/99, 5B
  • Mountain View Church
    • Hinds County church burns to the ground, 8/25/99, 1B; 8/28/99, 4B
  • Movie industry SEE Motion pictures
  • Movie theaters
    • Big summer hits, and heat, lure fans to big screen theaters, 8/9/99, 6C
    • Stadium seating is latest innovation, 1/22/99, 1C
  • Movie theaters SEE ALSO Motion pictures
  • Moving companies
    • State has enough, Movers Conference president says
      • Opposes Allegiance Co's entry, 3/3/99, 1C
  • Moving Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall
    • Visits Mississippi, 5/20/99, 1B
  • MPACT (pre-paid tuition) SEE Colleges and universities
  • MSTI Software Technologies
    • Starkville firm grows up, out, 7/18/99, 1C
  • Mt. Salus Presbyterian Church
    • Congregation joins Reformed Presbyterian Church, 10/2/99, 1E
  • Mule Train: A Journey of Hope Remembered
    • Exhibit at Smith Robertson Musuem, 1/10/99, 14G
  • Multicultural Center and Museum
    • Preserving Canton's black heritage, 2/2/99, 2B
  • Multiple births
    • Families of quadruplets and quintuplets feel blessed, 8/8/99, 1F
  • Municipal Court
    • Backlog of appeals daunting for prosecutors, 3/6/99, 1B
    • New ATM machine is installed, 1/11/99, 1B
  • Municipal Court Services
    • Another bag of money is missing, 2/3/99, 1B
  • Murder, McComb
    • Police arrest 3 suspects in 2 separate slayings, 10/14/99, 5B
  • Murder, Winona
    • City still haunted by 4 1996 furniture store slayings, 9/2/99, 6B
  • Murder/suicide, Nettleton
    • Bridgetlyn Blanchard killed by boyfriend Kevin Echols
      • Shoots himself, 8/5/99, 5B
  • Murder/suicide, Sumner
    • Former Tallahatchie County sheriff James Pugh and his ex-wife, 4/19/99, 3B; 4/21/99, 4B
  • Murder/suicide, Waveland
    • Otis Lege kills 2 at Kajun Kitchen; then kills himself, 6/16/99, 3B
  • Murrah High School
    • Quiz Bowl team makes it to semifinals in Orlando, 6/14/99, 1B; 6/16/99, 4B
  • Muse, Clyde
    • Awaits 2nd trial to settle ethics question, 8/6/99, 1B; 11/2/99, 1B
  • Museum of Art
    • 'Large Drawings from the Arkansas Arts Center', 7/18/99, 12G
    • Mississippi Invitational Show, 2/14/99, 10G
  • Museum of Natural Science SEE Natural Science Museum
  • Museum of Southern Jewish Experience
    • To host national Jewish museums conference, 1/15/99, 1E
  • Musgrove, Ronnie
    • Says he won't repay state for 1997 use of state airplane
      • Trip to Gulf shores, 8/27/99, 1A
    • Speaks to graduate leadership group at Ole Miss, 11/14/99, 1B
    • Well received at Jackson Parents for Public Schools meeting, 1/14/99, 3B
  • MusiQuarium
    • In Banner Hall, 11/1/99, 12C
  • Mutchler, Troy
    • MSU student wins Sea Grant Consortium award, 5/17/99, 3B
  • Mutual funds SEE Mississippi Opportunity Fund
  • MUW SEE Mississippi University for Women
  • My Father's House of Freedom
    • Founder William Dunham booked on sex charges, 1/14/99, 1B; 1/20/99, 3B
  • My Favorite Spaghetti
    • Re-opens under new ownership, 6/4/99, 1C
  • Myers, J. Milton
    • 75-year old McComb preacher serves 4 churches, 9/6/99, 4B
  • Myles Family
    • Gospel group from Lyon to perform at Kennedy Center, 4/23/99, 1E
  • Myles, Tommy
    • 14-year old charged with murder of neighbor Jack Harvey, age 40, 6/22/99, 1B; 7/7/99, 1B
  • Myra Green and Lynn Green Root: A Mother Daughter Exhibition
    • At Municipal Art Gallery, 3/7/99, 10G
  • Myrick, Joel
    • Ex-Pearl High School principal honored by 'Soldier of Fortune', 9/17/99, 2B
    • National Guard honors 'hero' of 1997 Pearl High School shootings, 8/17/99, 2B

N

  • N Sync
    • In concert at Mississippi Coliseum, 8/26/99, 10F
  • N'Sync
    • Hot pop group plays to packed house at Coliseum, 9/1/99, 1A
  • Naptime
    • No longer prescribed for pre-schoolers, 7/8/99, 1E
  • Natchez Literary Festival, 5/30/99, 4G
  • Natchez Trace
    • Bridge closing at I-55 intersection, 6/29/99, 2B; 9/25/99, 2B
  • Natchez, Mississippi
    • Tour guides open city to visitors, 9/13/99, 3B
  • Natchez-Adams County Economic Development Authority
    • County and city keeping agency alive, 7/13/99, 5B
  • National Achievement Scholarship Program
    • 25 state minority students compete, 11/26/99, 1B
  • National Alliance for the Mentally Ill
    • Expanding its services into metro area, 3/23/99, 2B
  • National Assessment of Educational Progress
    • State students' reading scores improve, 3/5/99, 1B; 3/6/99, 1A
  • National Association of Attorneys General
    • Summit on school violence, 5/2/99, 1B; 5/3/99, 1A; 5/4/99, 1A; 5/5/99, 1A
  • National Bank of Commerce
    • Starkville
      • Acquires Galloway-Chandler-McKinney Insurance Firm, 6/10/99, 1C
    • Starkville bank to merge with First Federal Bank (Columbus), 2/6/99, 1C
  • National Child Passenger Safety Week
    • Buckle up, young survivor Sheldon Nations says, 2/18/99, 1B
  • National Coalition of 100 Black Women
    • Mississippi chapter enjoined from using 'Top Hat Brunch', 2/19/99, 3B
    • Top Hat Brunch copyright holder sues for more brunch money, 2/26/99, 1B
  • National Day of Prayer
    • Focus intensifies, 5/1/99, 1E; 5/7/99, 3B
  • National Gambling Impact Study Commission
    • Final federal report issued, 6/19/99, 1C; 7/28/99, 1C; 9/25/99, 1C
  • National Geography Bee
    • Roupeng Zhu excels for 2nd time, 5/26/99, 1B
  • National Groundhog Shadow Day
    • Real World 101 job mentoring, 2/3/99, 1C; 2/9/99, 2B
  • National Historic Preservation Week
    • Trolley and walking tours in Jackson, 5/12/99, 3B
  • National Merit Scholarship
    • 65 from Mississippi honored, 5/24/99, 1B
  • National Merit Scholarships
    • State semifinalists named
      • Jackson Prep has most on list--24, 9/27/99, 1B
  • National Museum of Women in the Arts
    • Washington, DC
      • State helps mission to promote women artists, 8/27/99, 7B
  • National Night Out
    • Anti-crime effort, 7/23/99, 2B; 8/1/99, 1B; 8/2/99, 1B; 8/7/99, 2B; 10/20/99, 2B
  • National Police Shooting Championships
    • Charlton Heston in Jackson, 9/21/99, 1A
    • Ex-LAPD detective wins top award, 9/25/99, 1B
  • National Science Foundation Awards
    • 4 state teachers honored in Washington, DC, 4/30/99, 1B
  • National Senior Adult Wellness Day
    • Walk for wellness, 5/25/99, 2B
  • National Spelling Bee
    • Samantha Petit of Vancleave will go to Washington, 4/1/99, 3B; 6/3/99, 4B
  • National Stand for Children Day
    • Metro Jackson residents take part, 6/2/99, 4B
  • National Sunday School Teacher of the Year
    • Mississippians nominated for national award, 8/28/99, 1E; 10/30/99, 1E
  • National Symphony
    • Begins its Mississippi residency program, 4/20/99, 1E; 4/21/99, 4B
    • In Clarksdale orchestra members and bluesmen get together, 4/22/99, 1B
    • Its Kennedy String Trio performs at School for the Blind, 4/27/99, 1B
    • Leontyne Price will introduce orchestra and teach master class, 4/21/99, 1E
  • National Weather Networks
    • Launches Weatherama.com on WWW
      • Edward St.Pe, CEO, 6/29/99, 1C
  • National Youth Sports Program
    • 5-week program at JSU, 7/13/99, 1B
  • Natural Science Museum
    • Collection of birds of the Delta created by Sammy Ray
      • Donated to Museum, 9/18/99, 1A
    • Native plant dioramas, 8/25/99, 1E
    • New facility to have wall display of Mississippi fossils, 7/25/99, 1F
    • New site at LeFleur's Bluff State Park, 4/11/99, 1F
    • Temporary home in Northpark Mall, 6/4/99, MississippiB
    • Work of taxidermist Tim Little of Florence to be displayed, 5/16/99, 1F
  • Nature center
    • Clinton project will get log cabin home, 2/10/99, 2B
  • Nature Conservancy
    • Charles M. Deaton Nature Preserve near Lucedale, 5/16/99, 1B
  • Naval Station Pascagoula
    • Local economic impact at $100 Million, 2/7/99, 5B
  • Neal, Howard
    • Execution may be near for man who killed 3 people in 1981, 10/23/99, 1B
  • Neal, Howard Monteville
    • Judge rejects retarded man's death row appeal, 1/12/99, 1A
  • Neely, Vernon
    • Richland alderman dies at age 70, 12/21/99, 2B
  • Neighborhood Enforcement Team
    • Targets building at Lynch and Biloxi streets for forfeiture, 8/26/99, 5B
  • Neighborhood Watch
    • Hinds County program branching out, 6/24/99, 2B
    • Program defuses potential police standoff in north Jackson, 7/27/99, 2B
  • Nelson, Marco SEE McKnatt, Cassie
  • Nelson, Willie
    • At Rodeo's in Jackson, 4/18/99, 10G
    • Milkie Crumbly attends concert as guest of Make-A-Wish Foundation, 4/23/99, 1E
  • Nesbitt, Jessica
    • Brandon teenager is summer GOP intern, 7/24/99, 2B
  • Neshoba County Fair
    • Advance teams for big political figures ready for week's events, 7/26/99, 1A, 1B
    • Directory of events, 7/22/99, 10F
    • No fire and brimstone in Fordice's speech, 7/30/99, 1A
    • Veterans' Memorial Service, 7/28/99, 1A
    • Voted state's most popular recurring event
      • State Fair 2nd, 9/6/99, 1E
  • Nester, Gray
    • Man fleeing Rankin County deputy sheriff crashes into light pole, 4/14/99, 2B
  • Network administrators SEE Computers
  • NetZero
    • Free internet service, but lots of advertising, 6/27/99, 1C
  • Neva Delta Solutions
    • Software deal unites businessmen from Jackson and Russia, 9/20/99, 6C
  • New Albany Public Schools
    • System under investigation for racial discrimination, 6/30/99, 4B
  • New Deal Grocery
    • Opens store in Terry, 10/8/99, 1C
  • New Deal Grocery Stores
    • Inner city grocer opens 2nd store, 5/19/99, 1C
  • New Hope Baptist Church
    • Granted partial tax relief by Hinds supervisors, 8/17/99, 2B
  • New Hope Middle School
    • Lowndes County
      • Lawsuit over boy's expulsion for carrying pocket knife, 10/8/99, 5B
  • New Horizon Ministries
    • To renovate west Jackson apartment complex to benefit families, 10/29/99, 1B
  • New Life Ministries
    • New Life Camp for inner city youngsters, 6/5/99, 1E
  • New Stage
    • 'A Brief History of White Music', 5/23/99, 12G; 5/29/99, 4B (review)
    • As the Crow Flies, 3/7/99, 11G; 3/13/99, 6B
    • Belt-tightening and new plans making company stronger, 4/28/99, 1E
    • Challenge Initiative Grant from Arts Commission, 10/5/99, 4B
    • Godspell opens, 9/5/99, 13G; 9/11/99, 4B
    • Impossible Marriage, by Beth Henley, 10/17/99, 11G; 10/23/99, 4B
    • Rumors, by Neil Simon, 1/24/99, 11G; 1/30/99, 4B
    • Summer acting camp for teenagers, 7/25/99, 12G
  • New Talavana Farm Community
    • Hare Krishna community 'stronger' after fire, 1/9/99, 1E
  • New Walden Weekend Writing Workshop
    • For teachers interested in writing, 8/15/99, 5G
  • New Year's Eve
    • Area law enforcement agencies promise stiff penalities for DUIs, 1/1/99, 1B; 1/2/99, 1B; 1/4/99, 1B
    • Countdown to year 2000, 1/1/99, 1E
    • Do it in casual style, 12/26/99, 10G
    • Last chance to make lifestyle changes before millennium, 1/3/99, 1F; 3/2/99, 1E
  • Newell, Charles
    • Fund set up for Ridgeland police chief, ill with cancer, 3/30/99, 2B; 7/14/99, 2B
  • Newsboys
    • Christian rock group at Mississippi Coliseum, 4/1/99, 10F
  • Newton, Dennis Howell
    • Trial in 1970 slaying of Rainey Pool, 6/27/99, 1A; 6/29/99, 1B; 7/1/99, 1A
  • Nichols, James and Lindsey
    • Cousins from Yazoo City killed in one-car accident, 9/13/99, 2B; 9/14/99, 1B
  • Nielsen ratings
    • WLBT wins news; WJTV tops overall in May sweeps, 7/20/99, 1E
  • Nigerian Independence Day
    • Celebrating faith and freedom, 10/23/99, 1E
  • Night Court
    • New city court handling many traffic cases, 1/15/99, 1B
  • Ninth Hour
    • Christian band and ministry, 1/27/99, 1E
  • Nkumzimana, Fides
    • Possible slaying suspect Damion Cole held in California, 7/15/99, 1B; 7/28/99, 1B
    • Teenager Bruce Dent charged in her slaying, 2/20/99, 1B; 2/22/99, 1B
  • Noah's Arch
    • TV miniseries bears little resemblance to biblical account, 5/1/99, 1E
  • Noble Hotel
    • Jackson
      • Owner considering renovation, 11/14/99, 1B
  • Noble, Charles SEE Dahmer, Vernon
  • Nolen, Roland
    • Jackson native writes book on employee image vs. hard work, 5/8/99, 1C
  • Nonprofit organizations
    • Commission for Volunteer Service has information on federal grants, 10/17/99, 1B
  • North Hill subdivision
    • Brandon
      • Mining variance project halted, 1/8/99, 2B
  • North Midtown area (Jackson)
    • Baptist Medical Center gives major donation for neighborhood cleanup, 6/20/99, 1B
  • North Mississippi Medical Center
    • At odds with state over reimbursement on state medical plan, 12/6/99, 4B
  • North Shore Trail
    • Reservoir residents asked to stay off trial until it is completed, 8/14/99, 2B
  • North State Street
    • City Council grants rezoning request of J. Warren Wright, 2/4/99, 6B
  • North, Bob
    • Brandon alderman may be censured for accusations against officials, 11/4/99, 2B
  • Northeast Mississippi Community College
    • Charles Chance named president, 5/28/99, 5B
    • Fired professor Peggy Wroten accepts suit settlement, 5/20/99, 4B
    • Search for new president, 1/12/99, 3B; 5/11/99, 4B
  • Northpark Mall
    • Strong sales attracting national chains: $345 per square foot, 9/27/99, 6C
  • Northside Rubbish Facility
    • Rezoning request rejected by City Council, 1/7/99, 1B
  • Northwest Industrial Park
    • 5th tenant signs on, 3/18/99, 1C
  • Northwest Middle School
    • Jackson
      • Poor construction, site unsuitability plague school, 7/5/99, 1B; 10/27/99, 5B
  • Northwest Rankin Athletic Association
    • National Guard will help with soccer field, 9/9/99, 2B
  • Northwest Rankin High School
    • Memorial to 2 students killed by DUI, 2/27/99, 2B
    • Mock car crash: consequences of drunk driving, 10/21/99, 2B
  • Norwood Place SEE Dain, Martin
  • Nose rings SEE Body piercing
  • Not on Tobacco (NOT)
    • School program for teenagers who want to quit smoking, 3/18/99, 1E
  • Novelists
    • Southern novelists now turning attention to American west, 7/12/99, 4B
  • NOW Communications
    • Local telephone company targeting Hispanic market, 8/6/99, 1C
  • Nursing homes
    • Appeals hold up construction in Harrison, DeSoto and Prentiss counties, 12/18/99, 1A
    • Carroll and Amite counties to have 1st facilities ever, 11/22/99, 1A
    • Deceased residents have left $20+ Million
      • State locating heirs, 5/29/99, 1A
    • Facility OK'd for Siwell Rd in Byram, 7/3/99, 2B
    • Pet therapy popularity grows, 6/28/99, 3B
  • NWN Studios
    • Its award-winning website weatherama.com, 11/9/99, 1E

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  • O Brother, Where Art Thou?
    • Casting call for Coen Brothers' movie, 5/14/99, 1E; 6/1/99, 1D
    • Coen brothers to shoot movie staring George Clooney in Jackson area, 4/13/99, 4B; 4/14/99, 1E
    • Edwards mayor Jim Holt used as extra, 7/9/99, 1A
    • George Clooney well like locally, 7/21/99, 1E
    • Shooting of movie will benefit town of Edwards, 6/16/99, 2B
  • O'Connell, Michelle
    • Brandon girl wins state Peace Poster contest, 1/18/99, 1B
  • O'Jays, The
    • At University Park Auditorium, JSU, 3/25/99, 8F
  • Oakley Training School
    • Escapees recaptured, 1/28/99, 5B
    • New Youth Corrections Complex, 1/31/99, 1A; 5/22/99, 1B
  • Occupations SEE Jobs
  • Odom, Lora
    • Scholarship for Pearl High senior who overcame illness, 3/24/99, 2B
  • OEM Copier Supply
    • Jackson photo copier supplies company, 11/8/99, 8C
  • Off-track betting
    • State high court rules casino patrons barred
      • No betting on horse and dog racing, 9/3/99, 1C
  • Oil pipeline
    • Leaf River largely clear; DEQ will monitor, 12/28/99, 1B
    • Leak into Leaf River near Collins is investigated
      • Genesis Pipeline (Tx) owner, 12/23/99, 1B; 12/24/99,1A
  • Okalona School Board
    • Lawsuit further delays election, 3/13/99, 6B; 3/28/99, 3B; 7/16/99, 5B
  • Okatoma Creek
    • Could be designated scenic waterway, 11/9/99, 1B
  • Oktibbeha County Public Schools
    • $5000 raise for chief Walter Conley, 3/20/99, 1B; 12/17/99, 5B
    • 'Little things' haunt troubled system, 8/20/99, 1B
    • Board delays decision on charter school in Sturgis, 6/18/99, 5B
    • Board member Roberson will pay no fine, 8/12/99, 1B
    • Board member William Roberson moved out of state, 6/18/99, 1B; 6/19/99, 1B; 7/14/99, 1B
    • Deputy state superintendent of education is 3rd conservator, 7/16/99, 1B; 7/17/99, 4B
    • District to seek better conditions at all schools, 5/6/99, 2B
    • Officials present plan to centralize schools, 1/15/99, 1B; 1/16/99, 1B; 2/26/99, 1B
  • Old Canton Road
    • City Council clears way for development, 4/9/99, 4B
  • Old Dog Road
    • Utica
      • Hinds County road receives makeover, 10/27/99, 2B
  • Old Fannin Road
    • Flowood gets $2.7Million grant for improvements
      • To be part of north/south corridor, 12/18/99, 3B
  • Old Fannin Road SEE ALSO East Metropolitan Access Road
  • Old Waverley Golf Course
    • Golf director Ernie Blue
      • Balancing US Open with daughter's illness, 6/6/99, 1F
  • Old Waverly Golf Course
    • 190 Million to watch US Women's Open on TV, 6/5/99, 1A
    • Area residents to profit from tournament, 5/9/99, 1C; 5/20/99, 1C; 6/3/99, 1A
    • George Bryan's vision brings LPGA to Mississippi, 5/30/99, 1A, 9A
    • Highway construction won't be completed, 5/9/99, 2B
    • Inkster is winner of Women's Open, 6/7/99, 1A
    • Laid-back club ready for national spotlight, 6/1/99, 1A
    • Mississippians pulling for ex-MSU golfer Kim Williams, 5/31/99, 1A
    • Poster designed by Curtis Vann, 6/2/99, 1E
    • Site of Women's Open, 1999, 4/12/99, 4B; 5/30/99 (insert)
    • Tournament is family affair for some locals, 6/6/99, 1A
    • Weather warning system tracks lightning, 6/4/99, 1A
  • Olde Towne Fair
    • At First United Mehtodist Church in Ridgeland, 9/16/99, 2B
  • Olde Towne Middle School
    • Anti-tobacco ads campaign by studnets, 3/20/99, 2B
    • Assistant principal Norman Sessions receives honor, 1/22/99, 2B
    • Full time liaison officer Sgt Gary Davis, 1/12/99, 2B
  • Oleput Festival
    • Tupelo event is cancelled, 4/12/99, 4B
  • Olivier, Michael
    • Harrison County man named state's best economic developer, 3/2/99, 1C
  • Olson, Connie and Maynard SEE Beanie Babies
  • Olympus Park
    • Proposed theme park on Gulf Coast, 5/20/99, 5B
  • One Hundred Black Men of Jackson
    • Hosting scholarship banquet, 9/8/99, 3B; 10/9/99, 1B
  • One Hundred Black Women
    • SEE National Coalition of 100 Black Women
  • One Hundred Concerned Clergy for a Better Jackson
    • Group calls for prayer, 5/8/99, 1B
    • In wake of Council troubles, leaders pray for strength, 2/25/99, 1A
  • Open primaries SEE Elections, 1999
  • Open World, Open Door Leadership Exchange Program
    • Russians get crime-fighting tips, 9/24/99, 2B
  • Operation Jackson Cease Fire
    • Targeting gun-carrying felons, 8/6/99, 1A; 12/10/99, 1A; 12/28/99, 5B
  • Operation Jackson Cease-Fire
    • City uses billboards to warn ex-convicts against gun possession, 9/14/99, 1B
  • Operation Understand
    • African-American and Jewish students tour state, 7/23/99, 3B
  • Orey, Michael SEE Tobacco companies---State lawsuit
  • Organ transplants
    • 2 former state troopers proof that organ donations save lives, 3/25/99, 1B
    • Power House on North Congress a refuge for families of patients, 5/14/99, 1A
    • Quilt honoring organ donors tours state, 4/4/99, 1B
  • Organ transplants SEE ALSO Kidney transplants
  • Organization for Competitive Markets
    • Farmers group wants government to block large mergers, 9/1/99, 1C
  • Orphans SEE Russian orphans
  • Osteoporosis
    • Simple test can detect condition, 5/11/99, 1E
  • Our Brother's Keeper
    • Founder Fred Garrott fights hunger in state, 11/5/99, 1B
    • Jackson Christian help group, 8/14/99, 1E
  • Our Saving Grace
    • Thrift shop helps HIV-infected victims, 1/22/99, 1B
  • Outback Steakhouse
    • Restuarant review, 1/14/99, 4F
  • Owens, Ginny
    • Jackson woman rising star in contemporary Christian music, 8/20/99, 1E
  • Owens, James SEE Furniture Medic
  • Owens, Pamela
    • 16-year old arrested in stabbing death of Jennifer Walton
      • Walton had been released from UMC, 2/13/99, 1B
    • Her murder case goes to grand jury, 2/24/99, 1B
  • Oxford Catering Company
    • Offers Ole Miss football fans elegant tailgating, 9/4/99, 1C
  • Oxford Conference for the Book
    • Honors Eudora Welty, 3/26/99, 1E; 4/13/99, 3B
  • Oxford Public Schools
    • Spotlighted in 'American School Board Journal', 5/6/99, 5B
  • Oxford, Mississippi
    • Searching for Yoknapatawpha, 5/9/99, 5G
  • Oysters
    • 1998-99 harvest was excellent, 5/2/99, 5B

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  • Pace, Sonya
    • Greeville babysitter, accused in child's death, investigated for fraud, 1/25/99, 2B
  • Page, Hannah
    • Murrah student skips 2 years of school, heads to Millsaps College, 8/17/99, 1B
  • Paint companies SEE Beer companies
  • Paintball guns
    • Vandalism in West Point, 1/31/99, 1B
  • Painter's Painter--Charles Webster Hawthorne
    • Exhibition at Lauren Rogers Museum, 6/6/99, 10G
  • Palmer, John
    • SkyTel founder donates $500,000 in stock to improve low-income areas, 7/22/99, 1C
  • Paragon Solutions
    • Chicago-based software training company
      • Has its sales center in Jackson, 12/7/99, 1C
  • Paramedics SEE Emergency medical service
  • Parchman
    • Corrections officer Michael Taylor charged with extorion
      • Money from inmate's family, 12/8/99, 1B
    • Slaying of Shannon Truelove raises security issues, 9/10/99, 1A; 9/11/99, 1A
    • Staff doctors John Bearry and John Dial have license problems, 4/27/99, 1A
  • Pardons
    • Fordice pardons hit record level, 3/14/99, 1A
  • Parents
    • Defusing unpleasant confrontations at schools, 10/21/99, 1E
  • Parents & Kids
    • Magazine pull-out offers safety tips to parents, 11/26/99, 1D
  • Parents for Public Schools
    • $600,000 grant from the Ford Foundation, 10/20/99, 1B
  • Parents Rights Ordinance
    • City Council considers law to protect parents from assault by their children, 10/6/99, 4B
  • Parham Bridges Park
    • Hugh G. Ward Children's Playground, 10/2/99, 1B; 11/4/99, 1B
    • Supervisors seek reopening of park on I-55 South, 4/28/99, 2B
    • Visitors say it's unsafe, 1/27/99, 6B; 3/11/99, 1A; 3/12/99, 1B
    • Women whose efforts brought about playground honored, 6/18/99, 1B
  • Parker House
    • Restaurant review, 9/23/99, 4F
  • Parker, Dustin
    • Bond set for extradicted Marine Michael Johnson, 3/9/99, 2B
    • Marine Michael Johnson and Aaron Johnson charged in murder
      • Suspects not related, 2/19/99, 1B; 2/20/99, 1B
    • Pelahatchie man missing for a year found slain, 2/15/99, 1B; 2/16/99, 1B
  • Parker, Fast Eddie
    • At Home & Products Extravaganda at Trade Mart, 3/7/99, 1B
  • Parker, Fred
    • Heartache over son Dustin's murder and wife's illness tests minister, 12/18/99, 1A
  • Parker, Mack Charles
    • Remains nation's last unpunished civil rights lynching, 2/28/99, 3H (Minor column)
  • Parker, Mike
    • Donates his papers to Ole Miss, 10/13/99, 3B
  • Parking lots
    • Hinds County wants to prevent 18-wheelers parking on county lots, 4/28/99, 2B
  • Parks and Recreation Department
    • City Council OKs radio show, 4/14/99, 4B
    • Radio show for City agency, 4/27/99, 1B
  • Parks, Brandon
    • Crechale family giving city 1st chance at purchase, 1/19/99, 2B
  • Parks, Jackson
    • 3 park rangers now patrolling city parks, 3/14/99, 1B
    • City's parks getting Spring makeover, 2/14/99, 1B
    • Map showing city's parks, 9/4/99, 4A
    • Mayor Johnson seeking more funding for parks, 9/2/99, 3B
    • Removal of unsafe playground equipment a top priority, 10/11/99, 1B
  • Parks, Mississippi SEE Roadside parks
  • Parks, Ridgeland
    • City ponders park near Holmes Community College, 12/30/99, 2B
  • Parks, Utica
    • Mayor wants to build town's first public park, 10/12/99, 2B
  • Parkway Baptist Church
    • Presents Christmas pageant 'The Greatest Gift', 12/10/99, 2B
  • Parkway Properties
    • 1999 income increase over same time last year, 5/5/99, 1C; 11/10/99, 1C
  • Parkway, Clinton SEE Roads and streets, Clinton
  • Partnership For a Healthy Mississippi
    • Group's van is vandalized, 5/28/99, 1B
    • SWAT team and RAT Pack anti-smoking campaign, 3/29/99, 1B
  • Passover
    • Jewish families in Mississippi hold services, have festive meals, 4/1/99, 5B
  • Paterson, JC
    • Profile of the actor/director, book critic, 9/26/99, 12G
  • Patrick Harkins Band
    • Madison-based group hopes to sign CD deal, 7/29/99, 10E
  • Patrick, John
    • Former Rankin County school chief now interim head of Columbus schools, 11/11/99, 2B; 12/9/99, 2B
  • Patterson, Joel
    • Young Columbia volunteer fireman slain
      • Suspect Terrell Peters arrested, 2/25/99, 1A
  • Paul Moak Honda Volvo
    • Building new site on I-55 near High Street, 12/18/99, 1C
  • Paxton, Lloyd SEE Boss (police dog)
  • Payne, Mary Libby
    • New Ct of Appeals judge continues trend toward women judges, 1/8/99, 1B
  • Payton, Henry
    • Walnut Grove bank robbery suspect receives new trial, 8/27/99, 6B
  • Payton, Walter
    • Football Hall of Famer needs liver transplant, 2/3/99, 1A, 1D, 3D; 2/14/99, 1A; 2/21/99, 8D
    • JSU, NFL star dies at age 45, 11/2/99, 1A, 8A, 1D; 11/3/99, 1A; 11/5/99, 1B; 11/7/99, 1A
  • Pearce, C.L.
    • Northwest Rankin student has award winning science project, 3/13/99, 2B
  • Pearl Fire Department
    • Aldermen approve bid for new central station, 6/22/99, 2B
  • Pearl High School
    • Arrest made on sexual assault at school, 4/24/99, 2B
    • Band to appear in Macy's Thanksgiving Parade and on 'Today', 11/6/99, 2B; 11/25/99, 3B; 12/6/99, 1A
    • Boyette trail still months off, 1/26/99, 1B
    • Boyette trial: missing witness delays trial, 9/22/99, 1A; 9/27/99, 1A
    • Boyette will be tried in Biloxi, 5/7/99, 1A; 11/30/99, 1A
    • Boyette's lawyer wants Judge Samac Richardson off case, 2/2/99, 1B; 2/3/99, 1B; 2/27/99, 1B
    • Burnell Minor says he was 'bored' so he call in bomb threat, 12/22/99, 1B
    • Cost of proposed auditorium keep going up, 3/25/99, 2B
    • Litleton, Co tragedy a grim reminder of Pearl High shootings, 4/21/99, 1A
    • New course teaches Bible in historical perspective, 8/26/99, 2B
    • Raising funds to march in Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, 4/7/99, 2B
    • Reunion of 90 former football standouts, 9/25/99, 2B
    • Student Jennifer Duke tells national audience she feels safe, 8/11/99, 2B
  • Pearl High School SEE ALSO Hinds Community College (Lydia Dew)
  • Pearl Police Department
    • Female patrol officer Dory May files sexual discrimination suit, 2/3/99, 2B
    • McGruff the Crime Dog, 10/12/99, 2B
  • Pearl Public Schools
    • Business Appreciation Breakfast, 4/23/99, 2B
    • For 1st time in 20+ years no portable classrooms will be used, 7/29/99, 1A
    • Grades 1-3: classes downsized, school day extended, 4/30/99, 2B
    • Ole Miss to assist in search for new superintendent, 9/18/99, 2B
    • School uniforms mandated, 8/10/99, 2B
    • State grant money used for computers, 3/24/99, 2B
    • Superintendent Bill Dodson to retire, 6/1/99, 1A
    • Uniforms for K-5 approved by Board, 1/12/99, 2B
  • Pearl River
    • Design flaw in Corps project on lower Pearl River
      • To divide water with West Pearl River in La, 5/23/99, 1A
    • Officials ban ATVs from river's levees, 7/8/99, 2B
    • State Senator Rob Smith has grand vision for levee system, 3/23/99, 2B
  • Pearl River Basin
    • Flood tracking system on Internet, 1/28/99, 1A
    • Study of plan to form lake from the Reservoir south to Byram
      • Flood control, 4/22/99, 1B
  • Pearl River County Jail
    • 5 inmates escape, 7/9/99, 3B
  • Pearl River Studio Gallery
    • Paintings of saints by Timothy Hedgepeth and Rene Paul Barrilleaux, 4/4/99, 14G
  • Pearl River Valley Water Supply District
    • Land donated in exchange for water and sewer service, 8/18/99, 2B
    • New well for Reservoir area subdivisions, 9/11/99, 2B
    • Question of permits for burning of trash, 12/14/99, 2B
  • Pearl School District
    • Board member Tony Thornton sees District through good and bad times, 2/6/99, 2B
    • District wants to sell acreage bought years ago, 1/27/99, 2B
  • Pearson, Jake
    • Retired judge Willaim Lamb will preside over embezzlemwnt trial, 2/14/99, 5B
  • Pearson, James
    • Former DeSoto supervisor admits embezzling $50,000, 5/9/99, 5B
  • Peavey Electronics
    • CEO Hartley Peavey lost his wife and both parents in year's time, 10/12/99, 1A
    • Provided sound and musical equipment for concert in Havana, 4/11/99, 1C
  • Peco Foods
    • Industry landed for Canton was a joint effort, 2/19/99, 2B
  • Pedophiles SEE Sexually abused children
  • Pelahatchie Fire Department
    • New fire truck, 3/26/99, 2B
  • Penn, Sterling
    • Canton Academy student critcally injured: handgun discharges at home, 8/31/99, 2B; 9/4/99, 2B
  • pennyPi LLC
    • Ridgeland company offers penny stock information, 12/28/99, 1C
  • People's Law School
    • 4 seminars sponsored by 'Clarion-Ledger', 4/20/99, 4B
  • Peoples Bank
    • To acquire Reed-Johnson Insurance Agency, 4/13/99, 1C
    • Tupelo bank to buy Inter-City Federal Bank of Louisville, 3/11/99, 1C
  • Pepper, W. Allen
    • Confirmed by Senate as Northern District US judge, 7/2/99, 1B
    • Nominated by Clinton for federal district judge post, 3/9/99, 4B
  • Per capita income SEE Income, Mississippi
  • Performance Asessments
    • Educators evaluating written math and language tests, 3/14/99, 1B
  • Performing arts
    • Elvis Presley voted state's top entertainer, 8/30/99, 1D
    • Schedule of events in Jackson, 7/18/99, 10G
  • Perkins Center
    • Site questionsfor youth center: future uncertain, 9/23/99, 1B; 10/28/99, 1B; 12/9/99, 1B
  • Perkins, John
    • Local minister takes message of reconciliation to Middle East, 10/17/99, 1A; 12/28/99, 1A
    • Minister receives Willaim Wilberforce Award, 2/2/99, 1B
  • Peroxide
    • Spill stalls traffic on I-20, 7/24/99, 1B
  • Perry, Douglas Lee
    • Jackson man held in robbery of convience store on Lakeland Dr, 12/3/99, 6B; 12/9/99, 1B
  • Perry, Ed SEE Mississippi Legislature (1999)
  • Personal finance SEE Money management
  • Personal health
    • 10 easy ways to have a healthy day, 2/23/99, 1E
  • Personal names
    • Changing you name, 11/21/99, 1F
  • Personal Projects: 21 Projects for Self Discovery...
    • Book aimed at middle school students, 8/10/99, 1E
  • Pesticides
    • EPA restrictions on use of methyl parathion won't affect state, 7/31/99, 1B
    • Federal study of state children exposed to methyl parathion, 6/2/99, 1B
  • Pet Paradise Cemetery
    • Jackson
      • Pet Memorial day observed, 9/10/99, 6B
  • Pete's Star Supermarket
    • Inner city grocery burns, 7/8/99, 1A; 8/15/99, 1B
  • Peters, Ed
    • DA and staff member slightly injured in auto accident, 8/13/99, 2B
  • Petro Shopping Center
    • Jackson truckstop offers many amenities, 11/10/99, 1C
  • Petroleum industry
    • Hearings on radioactive waste plan, 8/21/99, 1C
    • Opponents petition against radioactive waste residue proposal, 12/15/99, 1C; 12/16/99, 1C
    • Proposal allows companies to leave radioactive waste on site, 4/22/99, 1C; 8/19/99, 1C; 8/20/99, 1C
  • Pets
    • Brandon to crack down on pets brought to public parks, 6/3/99, 2B
    • Holidays may not be best time to add pet to family, 11/25/99, 1B
    • Many obtained from shelters, vets' offices, rescue groups, 3/14/99, 1F
    • New laws to limit exotic pets, 9/7/99, 1B
  • Phantom Menace SEE Star Wars:...
  • Pharmacists
    • Ole Miss and JSU may join to correct shortage of black pharmacists, 11/19/99, 3B
    • Professionals counsel patients on how to take medicine, use devices, 5/18/99, 1E
  • Phi Beta Kappa SEE University of Mississippi
  • Phi Kappa
    • 56 teens, 3 adults face alcohol charges at convention in La., 2/22/99, 1B; 2/23/99, 1A; 2/24/99, 1B
    • State education superintendent to ask AG Moore for investigation, 2/25/99, 1A
  • Phillips Petroleum Co
    • No layoffs foreseen in Mississippi, 1/7/99, 1C
  • Photographs
    • Hand coloring of black-and-white photos back in vogue, 4/21/99, 1E
  • Physical education
    • Certified teachers wanted for all schools, 3/11/99, 1E
  • Physical fitness SEE Exercise
  • Physicians, Mississippi
    • Many state doctors found on 'best doctors' list on the Web, 6/24/99, 1B
  • Pickens Pharmacy
    • Clinic has closed; pharmacy may be next
      • Holmes County lacks medical resources, 8/16/99, 1A; 8/18/99, 1A
  • Pickens Pharmacy SEE ALSO Shrestra, Sanjib
  • Picou, Laura Hamlin
    • Files sex discrimination suit against city of Jackson, 10/8/99, 1B
  • Pike County Drug Court
    • New court is only one in Mississippi, 4/20/99, 1A
  • Pilot Air Freight
    • Opens agency at Jackson International Airport, 5/10/99, 6C
  • Piney Woods
    • 91st birthday to be celebrated
      • Coretta Ccott KIng to visit, 11/12/99, 2B; 11/19/99, 1B
    • Newt Gingrich meets with students, 3/5/99, 2B
    • Tobacco attorney Richard Scruggs donates $1.1Million to school, 5/15/99, 2B
    • Wild burros and mustangs give students new lessons, 5/19/99, 2B
  • Pinnacle Construction
    • Jackson
      • On Entrepreneur Magazine's Hot 100 list, 5/30/99, 1C
  • Pinnix, Barry
    • Byram man constructs helicopter in his back yard, 1/13/99, 1E
  • Pinpoint Indoor Advertisement
    • Captive advertising in public restrooms, 11/16/99, 1C
  • Pippen, Scottie
    • Houston Rockets star investor in Jackson-area Taco Bells, 5/15/99, 1c
  • Pit mine SEE Sand mine
  • Pitman, Bob
    • AOL CEO speaks at MEC meeting in Jackson, 4/15/99, 1C
  • Pittman Gail Studio
    • Dinnerware designed for custom restaurant at Beau Rivage, 3/17/99, 1E
    • Pottery featured in 'Good Houskeeping'
      • Story about Katie Couric, 8/20/99, 1C
  • Pittman, William
    • His counsel in 1989 trial in sex case ruled ineffective
      • May get new trial, 9/3/99, 1A; 9/4/99, 1A
  • Pitts, Billy Roy SEE Dahmer, Vernon
  • Place Called Raymond
    • Tour of nine antebellum homes, 9/28/99, 2B; 9/29/99, 2B; 10/6/99, 1E
  • Plagiarism
    • Fighting it in schools, 1/28/99, 1E
  • Planet Rock
    • New amusement center in Pearl, 7/15/99, 2B
  • Planning and Development Department
    • City housing inspectors want derelict housing cleaned up, 2/16/99, 1A
  • Plantersville Police Department
    • Only 1 officer left on force after 2 resignations, 9/10/99, 3B
  • Playgrounds
    • Child-proof playground equipment, 6/3/99, 1E
    • Ridgeland to build $4 Million 'accessible playground', 7/6/99, 1B
  • Point Cadet SEE Dockside gambling, Biloxi
  • Pokemons
    • Children crazy about Pokemon characters, 11/5/99, 1E
  • Police chases SEE Automobile chases
  • Police dogs
    • City's policy for retiring police dogs is put on paper, 12/20/99, 1B
  • Police dogs SEE ALSO Boss (police dog)
  • Police dogs SEE ALSO Arson dogs
  • Police standoff
    • Robert Stewart arrested at home on Gibralter Dr
      • Had threatened girlfriend, 9/15/99, 4B
    • Short standoff ends peacefully on Eisenhower Street, 4/12/99, 2B
  • Police, Mississippi
    • 1st training class of auxiliary police officers graduates, 5/10/99, 1B
  • Politicians
    • Clarion-Ledger poll on state's favorite politicians, 10/25/99, 1D
  • Polk's Meat Products
    • Prentiss-based business expands with $4.4Million facility in Magee, 7/15/99, 1C
  • Polk, Lafayette
    • Letter carrier, 10 others charged with stealing mail, 9/7/99, 1A
  • Pool, Rainey
    • 3 brothers get 20 year sentences for killing Pool, 11/18/99, 1A
    • 3 convicted in Pool's 1970 slaying, 11/14/99, 1A; 11/21/99, 1A
    • 3 on trial for 1970 slaying of one-armed sharecropper, 11/10/99, 1A; 11/11/99, 1B; 11/12/99, 1B
    • 4 suspects in his 29-year-old racist murder stand trial, 3/19/99, 1B; 6/27/99, 1A; 6/29/99, 1B; 7/1/99, 1A
    • Dennis Howell Newton acquitted of murder charges, 7/1/99, 1A
    • Fate of trio in hands of jury, 11/13/99, 1A
    • Wife of Hal Crimm allegedly threatens judge, 12/9/99, 1A; 12/10/99, 1B
  • Pope, Bradley
    • Clinton activist wins Making Mississippi Move Award, 2/18/99, 2B
  • Popham ,John
    • NY Times southern reporter dies at age 89, 12/26/99, 3H (Minor column)
  • Population, Mississippi
    • Asian-Americans, Hispanics fastest growing groups, 9/20/99, 3B
    • Changes: rural areas near cities growing, 8/1/99, 1C
  • Pornography SEE Computer pornography
  • Port of Gulfport
    • PEER study shows it is now self-sufficient, reeling in profits, 2/27/99, 1C
  • Porter, Anthony
    • Byram man arrested on drug charges: marijuana lab, 1/14/99, 2B
  • Posey, Parker
    • Laurel-born actress has role in Tom Hanks' 'You've Got Mail', 1/23/99, 1B
  • Post offices
    • Input sought in location of proposed site in Flowood, 5/12/99, 2B
  • Postal workers SEE U.S. Post Office Department
  • Potts, Roy Lee
    • Water Valley man found guilty of animal cruelty
      • Neglect of horses, 7/16/99, 3B
  • Poultry industry SEE Central Industries
  • Poverty, Mississippi
    • Household income up for fourth year; poverty figures drop, 10/1/99, 1A
    • State still has most people living in poverty, Census Bureau finds, 2/15/99, 1A; 11/5/99, 1B
  • Poverty, US
    • Why does rural poverty persist?, 7/11/99, 1H
  • POW/MIA Recognition Day
    • Observed at Veterans Medical Center in Jackson, 9/18/99, 1B
  • Powell, David
    • Zoning issues for his veterinary clinic in Raymond, 10/21/99, 1B
  • Power of One
    • Women's Conference honors 'unsung heroines', 2/17/99, 1B; 3/2/99, 1B
  • Power outages SEE Weather, Mississippi (1999)--Heat wave...
  • Power plants SEE Electric power plants
  • Powerhouse Service and Supply Co
    • Pascagoula
      • Owner Carmen Capers state's woman entrepreneur of the year, 10/9/99, 1C
  • Pranks
    • Prank between childhood friends ends in prankster's death
      • Emanuel Shoulders kills Joel Rials, 5/8/99, 1A
  • Pratt Memorial United Methodist Church
    • Holds services, distributes food to needy, 1/16/99, 1E
  • Pre-kindergarten
    • Panel wants legislature to fund statewide program for 4-year-olds, 10/7/99, 3B
  • Pre-Memorial Day Street and Strip Grudge Match...
    • Several injured as stage collapses during bikini contest, 5/31/99, 1B
  • Premature babies
    • Technological advances give babies better chance to live and be healthy, 1/24/99, 1F
  • Prentiss County Sheriff's Department
    • Deputy Michael Hisaw slain; killer commits suicide, 3/12/99, 1A
  • Preschool programs
    • Essential to at-risk children, UQAB scholar testifys, 2/19/99, 1B
  • Presdiential Scholars, 1999
    • White House honors Megan Norris and Robert Sindelar, 5/12/99, 1A
  • Presidential election, 2000
    • Elizabeth Dole visits Jackson, 7/17/99, 1B
    • Top state Republicans backing George W. Bush, 8/20/99, 4B
  • Presidential Hills
    • Housing auction
      • Revitalization of subdivision a priority, mayor says, 4/19/99, 1A
  • Presidential Summit on Youth Violence and School Safety
    • SEE National Association of Attorneys General
  • Presley, Elvis SEE MacLeod, Paul
  • Presley, Lynn
    • Hinds County sheriff McMillin admits mistake in transfering Presley, 4/29/99, 1A
    • Jailed former Jackson County Chancery Clerk facing more charges, 7/2/99, 1A; 7/7/99, 1B; 9/28/99, 3B
    • Jailed Jackson County Chancery Clerk must repay funds, 3/7/99, 2B; 3/8/99, 2B; 10/9/99, 1B
    • Kickback trial with other defendants Donald Hearn Sr. and Jr., 10/4/99, 1B
    • Kickback trial: Presley enters guilty plea, 10/5/99, 1B; 10/12/99, 5B
    • More allegations of wrongdoing by Jackson County chancery clerk, 6/14/99, 1B; 7/8/99, 3B
  • Prestage, Peggy
    • Forest woman beaten by neighbor Willie Ray Lay, 9/2/99, 5B
  • Prevention Policy Board
    • City of Jackson panel targets juvenile delinquency, 3/11/99, 1B
  • Price, Cecil Ray
    • Former Neshoba County deputy admits to selling truckers' licenses, 12/7/99, 1B
  • Priester, Jonathan
    • 12-year old Jackson boy competes with US Karate team in Hungary, 11/26/99, 1B
  • Prisoners
    • Dept of Corrections asking for $3.4 Million
      • For housing state inmates in county jails, 2/14/99, 1B
    • Parole violators, not new offenders, filling prison space, 9/26/99, 1H
    • State's punative '85 percent' law is expensive, 2/7/99, 3H (Minor column)
    • US prison population at record high
      • Mississippi prison population nearing 18,000, 8/16/99, 1A; 8/23/99, 1A
    • US Supreme Ct says prisoners must 1st seek review in state courts, 6/8/99, 1A
    • When a family's father is in prison, 11/23/99, 1E
  • Prisoners SEE ALSO AIDS/HIV
  • Prisons
    • Lawyer brings suit to ease overcrowing in state prisons, 1/16/99, 1A
    • With private prisons, it's the bottom line, 9/26/99, 1H
  • Private schools
    • Popularity of schools up
      • Many black parents seek alternative choices, 10/18/99, 1B
    • Vouchers, tax breaks win support in education survey, 11/29/99, 1A, 6A
  • Project ALERT SEE Clinton, Mississippi
  • Project CANA
    • Columbia nonprofit plans shelter for trouble youths, 6/7/99, 1B
  • Project Connect SEE AIDS/HIV
  • Project Cougar
    • Honda plant announced for Alabama not Cougar, Madison officials say, 5/7/99, 1C
    • Madison County economic development effort, 1/26/99, 1C; 1/31/99, 1C; 2/23/99, 1C; 2/25/99, 1C
  • Project Exile SEE Crime rate, Jackson (1999)
  • Project Head Start
    • Charles Evers addresses staff, 8/18/99, 4B
  • Project Impact
    • Targets disaster preparation in Madison County, 3/31/99, 2B; 4/2/99, 2B
  • Project managers SEE Bond issues, Jackson
  • Project Motion
    • Distribution center eyeing 4 state sites, 12/1/99, 1C
  • Promise Keepers
    • Attendance down at meeting in Memphis, 6/12/99, 1E
  • Prosperity Street
    • Neighborhood will get much needed facelift, 5/29/99, 1B
  • Prostitution
    • Arrests, 1/6/99, 1B; 1/9/99, 3B; 1/27/99, 6B; 2/11/99, 5B; 2/17/99, 5B; 3/3/99, 2B; 3/27/99, 4B
    • Crackdowns paying off, 4/25/99, 1B
    • Prostitute 'Bonita Clay' helps Sheriff's Dept with drug sting, 8/24/99, 1B
  • Protein Products Inc
    • Sunflower plant fined $130,000 for safety violations, 3/5/99, 3B
  • Provine High School
    • Board rejects all bids for a classroom addition, 7/20/99, 1B
    • C.E. Frazier Co awarded $7.2 Million classroom project, 10/19/99, 5B
    • Construction of addition halted
      • Problem is contractor's poor work record, 6/15/99, 1B; 7/26/99, 1B
  • Pruett, Marion Albert
    • Arkansas judge clears way for execution, 1/21/99, 4B; 3/29/99, 1A; 4/8/99, 4B; 4/12/99, 1A
    • Executed in Arkansas, 4/13/99, 1A
  • PTA
    • State convention: priorities listed, 1/20/99, 1B
  • Public Access Channel
    • Talk show by Enoch Sanders stirs ire, 8/15/99, 1A
  • Public defenders
    • Commission seeks alternative funding: Legislature did not provide, 4/8/99, 4B; 7/5/99, 1A; 8/7/99, 1A
    • House Speaker Tim Ford wants system retooled, 9/16/99, 1A
    • Statewide system on books, but funding left to counties, 12/13/99, 1B; 12/17/99, 1B; 12/30/99, 5B
    • System is opposed by some Legislators, 9/10/99, 1A
  • Public Education Forum SEE Education, Mississippi
  • Public libraries, Mississippi
    • Study show those in state rank low in books, funding, visits, 1/11/99, 1A
  • Public Radio in Mississippi
    • WMPN-FM back on at full power, 8/21/99, 45B
  • Public schools SEE ALSO School districts
  • Public schools SEE ALSO School safety
  • Public schools, Mississippi
    • Campus-based after school care, 2/18/99, 1E
    • Character education classes, 8/12/99, 1E
    • Construction funds a 'blessing' but fall short, educators say, 8/16/99, 1A
    • DeSoto, Madison, Rankin, Gulf Coast schools facing huge growth, 7/12/99, 1A; 8/18/99, 1B
    • Electronic files for school data planned, 6/28/99, 1B
    • High schools to offer online classes in Fall of 2000, 12/12/99, 1B
    • Increasing accountability requirement for individual schools applauded, 11/17/99, 3B
    • Schools of the future will be hi-tech, 11/4/99, 1E
  • Public schools, north Mississippi
    • Late registrations expected to boost lagging enrollments, 8/16/99, 1B
  • Pugh, James SEE Murder/suicide
  • Pullens, Thomas
    • Flora man arrested in slaying of Eric Bailey of Jackson, 8/30/99, 2B
  • Putnam, Michael
    • Jackson man facing life sentence as habitual offender, 4/7/99, 1B

Q

  • Quadruplets SEE Multiple births
  • Quayle, Dan
    • Speaks in Starkville at banquet honoring state's Farmers of the Year, 4/28/99, 1B
  • Question It Quest
    • Anti-smoking caravan comes to Jackson, 7/29/99, 5B; 7/30/99, 1B
  • Quintuplets SEE Multiple births

R

  • Race relations
    • Clarion-Ledger luncheon on city of Jackson's racial history, 6/29/99, 4B; 6/30/99, 4B
    • Clinton group: Clinton Ministerial Alliance, 7/10/99, 1A
    • Harmony requires commitment
      • Essay by Rep. Charles Pickering, 12/26/99, 1H
    • Kosciusko group called 'The Club' works for better relations, 6/22/99, 1A
  • Racial profiling
    • Profiling a reality many in poll believe, 12/11/99, 1A
  • Rack Room Shoes
    • 4 employees accused of stealing $100,000 in merchandise, 12/14/99, 1A
  • Racquetball
    • A popular way of working out, 1/17/99, 14G
  • Radio system
    • Jackson and Hinds County revive plan to make their systems compatible, 3/21/99, 2B; 4/21/99, 3B
    • Motorola system for Hinds County agencies in place Jan 1, 9/27/99, 1B
  • Radioactive waste SEE Petroleum industry
  • Railroad accidents, Illinois
    • 2 young girls and friend taken from mother in Mississippi, 3/18/99, 1A
    • 3 Mississippi teenagers honored for heroism by Legislature, 3/31/99, 2B
    • Chapel dedicated to accident victim June Bonnin, 12/26/99, 4B
    • Jessica Tickle memorialized
      • Lawsuit filed by her family, 5/14/99, 1B
    • Michael Freeman, 17, of Clinton lauded as hero, 9/21/99, 2B
    • Rep Ronnie Shows says wreck sparked his rail safety bill, 8/7/99, 1B
    • Suits filed in death of Tougaloo student Sheena Dowe, 3/25/99, 1B
    • Tougaloo student Sheena Dowe mourned, 3/19/99, 1A
    • Train slams into truck
      • Clinton teens emerge as heros, 3/16/99, 1A; 3/17/99, 1A; 3/20/99, 1B
  • Railroad accidents, Mississippi
    • Rail crossing wrecks a growing problem, 4/5/99, 1B
  • Railroad accidents, Newton
    • Conductor on Kansas City RR killed: boxes on wrong track, 7/12/99, 4B
  • Railroad accidents, Ridgeland
    • Train hits car on School Street, 12/11/99, 2B
  • Railroad accidents, US
    • Transportation Sec Rodney Slater calls for crossings safety, 4/10/99, 1B
  • Railroad service
    • Feasibility of Gulf Coast Corridor questioned
      • Meridian would be vital link, 1/27/99, 1C; 4/8/99, 1A
    • Jackson to be NAFTA rail hub
      • Task force studying street traffic problems, 8/18/99, 1C
    • The way to go for Mississippians, 1850-1950, 3/29/99, 1D
  • Railroad service SEE ALSO Amtrak
  • Railroad service SEE ALSO Illinois Central
  • Rainwater, Sheila
    • Indianola auto dealership manager accused of embezzlement, 1/18/99, 3B
  • Raise the Roof Day
    • Jackson
      • Building awareness of need for affordable housing, 9/24/99, 6B; 10/20/99, 5B
  • Rajkowska, Grazyna
    • UMC physician's work with brain cells of clinically depressed, 5/22/99, 1A
  • Ralph & Kacoo's
    • Local restaurant likely to close, 3/16/99, 1C
    • Sexual harassment suit nets $1.5Million for 3 women, 2/13/99, 1B
  • Ramey Agency
    • Ad agency names new leadership in wake of owner's death, 11/9/99, 1C
    • Ad-agency owner Thomas Ramey dies at age 41, 10/5/99, 1C
  • Range Steakhouse
    • Vicksburg
      • Restaurant review, 10/14/99, 4F
  • Rankin Book Foundation
    • Seeks donations for library books for county schools, 10/9/99, 2B
  • Rankin County
    • Growth will continue well into next millennium, developer says, 4/14/99, 2B
  • Rankin County Chamber of Commerce
    • New director Kim Doty, 6/15/99, 2B
  • Rankin County Futbol Club
    • 4 teams unite to gain competitive edge, 6/9/99, 2B
  • Rankin County Human Resource Agency
    • Christmas Crossroads fundraiser, 9/29/99, 2B
    • Seeks help in Xmas toy distribution, 11/9/99, 2B
  • Rankin County Human Resources Agency
    • With Junior Auxiliary, collects school supplies for needy children, 7/31/99, 2B
  • Rankin County Multipurpose Complex
    • New name for planned pavilion, 2/10/99, 2B
  • Rankin County Public Schools
    • Athletic facilities to get $1Million facelift, 2/13/99, 2B
    • Board wants to appoint, not elect the superintendent, 9/22/99, 2B
    • Facilities getting additions, facelifts with state funds, 2/24/99, 2B
    • Gifted students privately tested can enter program year-round, 1/28/99, 2B
    • Hike in enrollment: administrative positions added, 5/18/99, 2B
    • New superintendent Lynn Weathersby, 8/25/99, 2B; 8/27/99, 2B; 10/15/99, 2B; 88/6/99, 2B
    • Officials want federal funds to place security guards in school, 5/14/99, 2B
    • Parents want certified substitutes for long-term periods, 1/14/99, 2B; 2/11/99, 2B
    • Program celebrates patriotism, 1/28/99, 2B
    • Seniors earn record $6.7Million in scholarship money, 7/20/99, 2B
    • Teachers given 3rd pay raise, 4/20/99, 2B
    • Threatening letter to Brandon school, 5/12/99, 2B; 5/13/99, 2B; 8/11/99, 2B
  • Rankin County School District
    • Leads state in retaining would-be dropouts, 1/16/99, 2B
    • Millage tax cut for 3rd straight year, 7/13/99, 2B
  • Rankin County Sheriff's Department
    • Deputy Shannon Penn good at finding illegal drugs, 3/20/99, 1A
  • Rankin County Supervisors
    • 4 supervisors finish training course, 7/31/99, 2B
  • Rankin County supervisors
    • Martella is new president, 1/5/99, 2B
  • Rankin County Supervisors
    • Supervisors to appear in promotional videos, 9/10/99, 2B
  • Rap music
    • Councilman Williams takes down offensive posters promoting CD, 3/18/99, 1B
  • Rape, Jackson
    • 1992 Kmark kidnapping/rape: victim relates years of suffering, 9/3/99, 1B
    • 1992 Kmart kidnapping/rape: 2nd jury to set damages, 8/31/99, 1B; 9/1/99, 1B; 9/2/99, 1B
    • 1992 Kmart kidnapping/rape: victims awarded $5Million, 9/4/99, 1A
    • Johnny Brown, jailed on 2 counts, may be involved in more rapes, 3/15/99, 1B; 3/17/99, 1A, 4/2/99, 1B
    • Take charge, know risks, women's advocate advises, 5/23/99, 1B
  • Rapid Response Inc
    • Ridgeland home security company
      • Customers monitor home from any PC, 7/7/99, 1C
  • Rapp, Ann
    • Screenwriter for 'Cookie's Fortune'
      • Mississippi's her 2nd home, 4/2/99, 1E
  • Ratliff, Jerry
    • Robber given 5-year sentence as habitual offender, 5/11/99, 1B
  • Rattlesnakes
    • East Mississippi and west Alabama warned of deadly snakes, 8/10/99, 6B
  • Ray, Sammy SEE Natural Science Museum
  • Ray, Teresa
    • 13-year old Greenwood girl with autism has new medicine, 4/5/99, 1A
  • Raymond, Mississippi
    • City leaders hope to revive town square, 5/25/99, 2B
  • Raytheon Corp
    • Earnings projections slashed, 10/14/99, 1C
    • Madison-based company keeps Air Force contract, 4/29/99, 1C
  • RE/MAX
    • Real estate offices set up interactive kiosks at malls, 2/26/99, 1C
  • Read Across America
    • Linking children and adults with books, 2/28/99, 1B; 3/3/99, 1B
  • Ready Mix Concrete
    • Moving south Jackson plant to Clinton, 5/18/99, 1C
  • Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITS)
    • Stock drops 20%; Internet competition part of problem, 4/11/99, 1C
  • RealPure Beverage Group
    • Opens Simpson County water plant, 5/8/99, 1C
  • Rebel Butcher Supply
    • Fire causes structural damage to building, 5/26/99, 2B
  • RecordMax
    • New facility touts convenience and security for record storage, 3/15/99, 8C
  • Recovery Lodge
    • Bingo privileges reinstated, 11/19/99, 1C
    • Director George McBrayer on leave during audit, 10/15/99, 1B
    • Drug treatment center still in operation
      • McBrayer family faces charges on bingo funds misuse, 3/2/99, 1B
    • Late filing of papers: bingo operations shut down, 9/4/99, 1B; 9/8/99, 1B (raid); 10/2/99, 1C
    • McBrayer to fight 'bingo' charges, 3/15/99, 1A; 3/23/99, 1B
    • Prosecutor won't try 4 charged with misusing bingo funds, 5/6/99, 1A
  • Rector, Gregory Neal
    • UMC recovers funds embezzled by former employee, 7/2/99, 1B
  • Recycling
    • City of Jackson expands curbside program, 9/29/99, 1A
    • New calendars will show Jackson recycling days, 2/11/99, 5B
  • Recycling SEE East Metropolitan Industrial Park
  • Red Beans & Rice Celebration
    • Trustmark-sponsored event, 9/30/99, 11F; 10/3/99, 5B
  • Red clay sand mine SEE Sand mine
  • Red Cross
    • Campaign to raise $165,000, 11/11/99, 2B
  • Red Hills Power Plant
    • New pipeline to deliver gas, 9/2/99, 1C
  • Red Lobster
    • Restaurant review, 12/9/99, 4F
  • Redd Pest Control
    • Purchased by Orkin Inc, 12/8/99, 1C
  • Reddoch, Charles
    • Lakeland Health Care resident's hobby is parakeets, 11/2/99, 1E
  • Reed, Michael
    • JSU alumnus earns $100,000 graduate scholarship, 5/13/99, 1A
  • Reese, John
    • Founder of Black Arts Music Society dies, 11/12/99, 1B
  • Reform Party SEE Elections, 1999---General election
  • Reformed Theological Seminary
    • Its Marriage and Family Counseling Program, 9/25/99, 1E
  • Refuge, The
    • Flowood refinancing revenue bonds to aid ailing golf course, 10/9/99, 2B
  • Regal Woods Estates
    • Hinds County Planning Comm approves 72-lot subdivision, 5/27/99, 2B; 6/9/99, 2B
  • Regional Conference on Mid-Level Education Reform
    • Helping middle schoolers adjust, 7/22/99, 1B
  • Reid family slayings SEE Shootings, Foxworth community
  • Reid, Bruce
    • Clarion-Ledger environmental reporter wins recognition, 5/15/99, 1B
  • Rein, Gatha Nell SEE Silver Cross Nursing Home
  • Reject All Tobacco (RAT)
    • Performace by elementary school students, 5/13/99, 1B
  • Relay for Life
    • 12-hour relay supports cancer research, 6/9/99, 2B; 6/24/99, 2B (Tricia Tichenor); 7/9/99, 2B
  • ReliaStar Financial Corp
    • Ranks Jackson among best cities to earn and save money, 1/15/99, 1C
  • Renfrow Supply
    • Not getting a 10c raise made entrepreneur of owner Charles Renfrow
      • Business is sold, 12/17/99, 1C
  • Rent, Clyda SEE Mississippi University for Women
  • Resource Center Network
    • Struggling women's shelter turning away needy, 6/12/99, 1A; 6/18/99, 2B
  • Respiratory syncytial virus
    • Illness in children can have long-lasting effects, 11/8/99, 1B
  • Restaurants, Gulf Coast
    • Shortages of inspectors reduces inspections by Health Department, 5/17/99, 1B
  • Restaurants, Jackson
    • Good economy linked to record business, 12/19/99, 1C
  • Retail sales, Jackson
    • Strong economy: market is 'sizzling', 9/13/99, 6C
  • Retirees
    • Many retirees from colleges keep on working, 6/12/99, 1B
    • Various ways to send the retiree off in style, 7/25/99, 10G
  • Revolving Tables Restaurant
    • Mendenhall
      • Family ownership may end with 3rd generation, 2/20/99, 1B
  • Reynolds, Jeff SEE Williams, Robert
  • Rhino Linings
    • Lawsuit against maker of pickup truck bed liners, 10/23/99, 1C
  • Rhoads, Darrell
    • Suspect in Pelahatchie rape still at large, 4/29/99, 2B
  • Ribbons of Green
    • Madison/Ridgeland project to promote green space, 7/10/99, 2B
  • Rice farmers
    • Revision in insurance coverage angers farmers, 4/12/99, 3B
  • Rice, Tom SEE Capri Theater
  • Rice, Tom SEE Rising Place, The
  • Richardson, Cheryl
    • Coast psychiatrist pleads guilty to Medicaid fraud, 1/12/99, 1B
  • Richardson, Sharon
    • Artist's show 'Magical Passages' at Brown's, 2/28/99, 15G
  • Richland Business Expo
    • 3rd annual event, 4/1/99, 2B
  • Richland Day
    • Rock 'n' roll revival highlights celebration, 9/24/99, 2B
  • Richland Fire Department
    • Fire chief Maurice Joy retires, 3/17/99, 2B
  • Richland High School
    • 20 students bound for Germany on cultural exchange, 3/10/99, 2B
    • 7 students in exchange program with Ukraine
      • Kay Mitchell, teacher, 9/1/99, 2B
  • Richland, Mississippi
    • Officials hope a city hall will be built in 2000, 12/28/99, MississippiB
  • Richlands Heights
    • New access road for Pearl subdivision, 6/8/99, 5B
  • Richmond, Bonnie
    • Court says Human Services worker should not be fired over racial slur, 7/31/99, 1B
  • Ridgecrest Baptist Church
    • Madison
      • Steeple space rented by Cellular South, 10/24/99, 1C
  • Ridgeland budget, 2000
    • Reserves may help balance budget, 8/28/99, 2B
  • Ridgeland Business Expo, 10/8/99, 2B
  • Ridgeland Chamber of Commerce
    • David Harris is new president, 2/26/99, 2B
  • Ridgeland Elementary School
    • High-tech security system, 9/17/99, 2B
  • Ridgeland Police Department
    • New headquarters, 2/13/99, 2B
  • Ridgeland, Mississippi
    • Parks, recreation facilities on wish list, 2/27/99, 2B
  • Right-to-work laws
    • Powerful force in state labor climate, 9/5/99, 6C
  • Riles, Terry
    • Jackson man dies of carbon monoxide poisoning in mobile home, 1/5/99, 1B
  • Rimes, LeAnn
    • At Horseshoe Casino, 9/23/99, 9F
  • Rio, The
    • Portable players play music downloaded from the Internet, 4/17/99, 1C
  • Rising Place, The
    • Actress Frances Fisher savoring return to South, 6/11/99, 1E
    • Cast member Tess Harper feels at home in Mississippi, 6/2/99, 1E
    • Clinton-native Mark Horton designs costumes for film, 4/9/99, 1E
    • Film's set decorator and production designer, 5/23/99, 1F
    • Screenwriter Tom Rice's story will be filmed in Jackson area, 3/12/99, 1E
  • Rising Sun, The
    • Caterers Rachel Simpson and Mary Catherine Rice feed cast/crew, 6/13/99, 1F
  • Ritchie, Jim
    • Software salesman is an accomplished storyteller, 1/9/99, 1C
  • River Region Health System
    • Seeks permission to build a hospital in Vicksburg, 11/24/99, 1B
  • Riverboat gambling, Greenville
    • Debate continues on casinos' impact on city, 5/9/99, 5B
  • Riverboat gambling, Tunica County
    • Adopt-a-Town program, 2/7/99, 1C
    • Alabama woman Effie Freeman denied jackpot by state high court
      • 1995 case, 6/18/99, 1C
    • County may get another casino, 8/20/99, 1C
    • Harrah's Tunica fined over NCAA betting, 3/26/99, 1C
    • Out-of-state tourists, 2/7/99, 1C
  • Riverboat gambling, Vicksburg
    • Gaming Comm OK's 'soft opening' of Rainbow Casino during renovation, 9/24/99, 1C
  • Riverboat gambling, Warren County
    • Big Black controversy: Gaming commissioners stand by their decision, 11/7/99, 1C
    • Big Black River site: trial opens, 10/19-23/99, all 1C; 10/26-27/99, 1C
    • Big Black River trial: $3.9M to plaintiffs, 10/28/99, 1A; 10/29/99, 1C; 12/4/99, 1C
    • Big Black River trial: Fordice subpoenaed, 10/7/99, 1C; 10/9/99, 1A; 10/12/99, 1C
    • Big Black River trial: plaintiffs in 2nd suit sat out 1st suit, 12/9/99, 1C
    • Casinos and DGNB ask judge to drop 1997 lawsuit, 10/1/99, 1B; 10/2/99, 1C
  • Riverside Integrated Assessment Program
    • Dispute between state and former test provider could delay testing, 9/18/99, 1A
    • SEE ALSO Hartcourt Educational Testing
    • State test scores improving, 2/10/99, 1A, 4A (statewide scores)
  • Riverwind Commercial Development
    • Now seen as an important regional retail development, 4/16/99, 2B
  • RMI
    • Procedure is better, less expensive thanks to new technologies, 11/16/99, 1E
  • Roads and streets SEE ALSO Highways
  • Roads and streets, Brandon
    • 4-way stop on Value Road raises new safety issues, 6/22/99, 2B
  • Roads and streets, Clinton
    • No need for light at Pinehaven Rd and Arrow Dr, 12/4/99, 2B
  • Roads and streets, Edwards
    • New traffic signs, 4/9/99, 2B
  • Roads and streets, Flowood
    • Improvements on Cooper and Luckney roads welcomed, 9/16/99, 2B
    • Several projects planned, 1/20/99, 2B
  • Roads and streets, Gulfport
    • Privatization of street work gets high marks, 8/3/99, 3B
  • Roads and streets, Harrison County
    • Tax hike to fund road parallel to US 90?
      • Relieve casino traffic, 3/29/99, 2B
  • Roads and streets, Hinds County
    • West County Line Rd widening put off
      • Funds used for general repairs, 2/5/99, 2B
  • Roads and streets, Jackson
    • City Council reduces fees to rename streets, public facilities, 2/11/99, 5B
    • City Council submits plan for safer streets for pedestrians, bicyclists, 1/18/99, 1B
    • Computer program determines which streets most need repair, 4/1/99, 1B, 4B; 7/19/99, 1B
    • Resurfacing projects for fall 1999 listed, 10/23/99, 5B
  • Roads and streets, Madison County
    • County facing fund shortage for roads, 6/8/99, 5B; 6/22/99, 2B
    • Many projects underway at same time; detours everywhere, 5/26/99, 2B
    • Spillway Rd, County Line Rd link urged, 11/10/99, 2B
    • Supervisors want truckers to pay for roads they damage, 2/4/99, 2B
  • Roads and streets, Madison Couty
    • Need for stoplight at Old Canton Road and Tidewater Lane, 6/23/99, 2B
  • Roadside crosses SEE Christian Crosses Inc
  • Roadside parks
    • State is closing small roadside parks, 8/1/99, 1B
  • Robberies, Brandon
    • 2 arrested in armed robbery of Wendy's on Highway 80, 9/30/99, 2B
  • Robberies, Jackson
    • 4 arrested in north Jackson, 12/2/99, 1B
    • Burger King on Old Canton Rd; 3 arrested, 4/10/99, 3B
    • Check-cashing store manager charged with staging holdup, 10/16/99, 1B
    • Suspects in 2 robberies turn themselves into JPD, 10/12/99, 1B
  • Robberies, Jackson area
    • 3 Clinton youths held in string of robberies, 3/13/99, 2B; 3/18/99, 2B
  • Robberies, Mississippi
    • Jitney Jungle at Daniel Lake robbed; may be link to other robberies, 6/21/99, 3B
  • Robert C. Byrd Honors Scholarships
    • 70 of state's top seniors awarded Byrd Scholarships, 6/28/99, 1B
  • Roberts, Alton Wayne
    • Klansman involved in 1964 slayings of civil rights workers dies, 9/14/99, 1A
  • Roberts, Hubert
    • Madison County deputy has suffered a year's pain
      • Bitten by brown recluse spider, 12/9/99, 2B
  • Roberts, James
    • Unsuccessful gubernatorial candidate's future uncertain, 8/8/99, 2B; 8/18/99, 4B
  • Roberts, Justin SEE Traffic accidents, Madison County
  • Robinson, Dorothy
    • Laundry worker found slainin west Jackson; had not reported to work, 9/16/99, 1B
  • Robinson, E.B.
    • DGB/First American Corp executive to retire, 9/15/99, 1C
  • Robinson, Linda G
    • Authorities identify woman found August 22 on I-20 in Clinton, 9/9/99, 2B
  • Robinson, Robin
    • Mississippian is national president of Business and Professional Women, 9/11/99, 1B
  • Robinson, Tommie
    • Bolton matriarch celebrates 100th birthday, 9/4/99, 2B
  • Rock climbing
    • At Baptist Healthplex in Clinton, 1/31/99, 8G
  • Rock hyraxes
    • Animal native to Africa and Mideast found nesting in DeSoto County, 4/28/99, 4B
  • Rocky Apparel
    • Greenwood plant will close, 10/12/99, 1C
  • Rodgers, Donnie and Ronnie
    • Twin brothers from Tupelo facing drug charges, 8/1/99, 3B
  • Rodgers, Jimmie
    • Father of Country Music's memory alive in Meridian, 5/21/99, 1B; 6/24/99, 3B
  • Rogers, B.C. Poultry
    • Worker Bernice Denson electrocuted, 7/21/99, 5B
  • Rogers, Glen
    • Accused killer in Mississippi convicted of murder in California, 6/23/99, 5B
  • Roosevelt IV, Theodore
    • NY banker retraces his grandfather's 1902 Delta journey
      • Teddy Bear origin, 8/15/99, 1A
    • President's grandson tours area where Teddy killed bear in 1902, 12/14/99, 1A; 12/15/99, 1A
  • Rosa Scott Middle School
    • Choir to perform at Carnegie Hall, 3/6/99, 2B
    • Student Daniel Price slightly injured by slow-moving car, 3/30/99, 2B
    • Volunteer Club spreads holiday cheer, 12/16/99, 1E
  • Rosamond, Colton
    • Child with mysterious brain disorder slowing improving, 4/27/99, 1E
  • Rosamond, John
    • Parenting expert speaks in Jackson, 1/27/99, 1E; 1/30/99, 5B
  • Rosenthall, Harry SEE City Council
  • Rosh Hashanah
    • Jewish youth celebrate, 9/8/99, 1E
  • Ross Barnett Reservoir
    • Advertising campaign for renovated campgrounds, 4/20/99, 2B
    • Ban on leaf and trash burning expected, 10/19/99, 2B
    • Engineer Jack Jones's idea could end logjam on road across spillway, 9/20/99, 1A; 12/11/99, 2B
    • Feeding of geese and alligators is illegal, 9/14/99, 2B
    • Funds sought for recreation trails, 2/16/99, 2B
    • Grant to improve safety on multipurpose trail system, 8/17/99, 2B
    • Lack of rain, high evaporation rate leaving stumps and debris exposed, 9/23/99, 2B
    • Low water good for boat repair businesses, bad for other boaters, 10/4/99, 1C; 11/20/99, 2B
    • New entrance signs at subdivisions, 2/5/99, 2B
    • New multi-purpose trail opens, 11/13/99, 2B
    • Path is toe drain ditch, not new road, 7/30/99, 2B
    • Rankin County seeking grants for area road and trail projects, 3/27/99, 2B
    • Unidentified woman not injured in 12-foot fall, 5/13/99, 2B
    • Water levels reach record low, 11/23/99, 2B
  • Ross Barnett Reservoir SEE ALSO Spillway Road
  • Ross, Jim Buck
    • Legendary 'Mr. Ag' dies at age 81, 12/15/99, 1A
  • Rottweilers
    • 2 postmen are attacked in separate incidents, 3/9/99, 3B
    • Rankin County mother wants dogs that bit her son destroyed, 2/27/99, 2B; 4/15/99, 2B
  • Rouse Elementary School
    • Closed until electrical problem is fixed, 1/6/99, 2B
  • Rouse, Burl
    • 74-year old murderer tests statute, but is denied parole, 8/2/99, 3B
  • Rowell, Kimberly Gay
    • Memories of girl slain in 1993 still haunt Columbia, 6/13/99, 1B
  • Roxco Ltd
    • Alabama contractor seeks payment for work done 5 years ago, 8/7/99, 1C
    • Alcorn University library building abandoned, 2/15/99, 1B
    • Arbitration settles dispute with Clinton Public Schools, 1/19/99, 2B
    • Loses all public construction projects, 1/30/99, 1C
    • Talley and Co (La) purchases part of troubled construction company, 2/5/99, 1C
  • RSV SEE Respiratory syncytial virus
  • Ruehling, Jan
    • At age 65 disabled Biloxi women faces loss of in-home health care benefits, 10/31/99, 1A
  • Rugby
    • Sport has survived 25 years in Jackson, 9/26/99, 1B
  • Rural Community Development Initiative
    • Group looks to Thad Cochran for funding help, 7/21/99, 5B
  • Rushing, Larry
    • South Jackson man slain because he was abusing his mother, accused says, 1/6/99, 4B
  • Russell, Paul
    • Calhoun County man arrested, charged with moving drugs from Mexico, 6/10/99, 4B
  • Russian orphans
    • Tracy Hancock recruits family and friends to help children in dire straits, 9/18/99, 1E
  • Ryder Public Transportation Co
    • Madison County school bus contractor: DUI employee, other questions, 12/22/99, 2B

S

  • Sabbath
    • Day of rest has gotten lost in shuffle of modern life, 5/22/99, 1E
  • Safe Night USA
    • Community gathering against drugs, alcohol and violence, 5/31/99, 2B
  • Safe schools SEE School safety
  • Saint Paul's Episcopal Church
    • Columbus
      • Church has 162-year history, 7/12/99, 4B
  • SAIR Inc
    • Oxford company offering Linux training, 6/26/99, 1C
  • Salomon Smith Barney
    • MarketXT offers extended trading hours in Jackson, 10/2/99, 1C
  • Salter, Sid
    • Columnist roasted at Press Association gathering, 1/17/99, 1B
    • Newspaper publisher to be honored at roast, 1/2/99, 1B
  • Salts Funeral Home
    • Booneville
      • Owner files suit over fraud probe, 9/22/99, 6B
  • Salute to Eighth Grade Scholars
    • Ruopeng Zhu among those honored, 5/11/99, 1B
  • Salute to Scholars
    • City of Jackson honors top students, 4/3/99, 1B
  • Salvation Army
    • New thrift store, 3/26/99, 5B
    • Oliver North in Jackson to raise money, 4/23/99, 8B
    • Souper Bowl II fund raiser, 1/27/99, 1B; 2/1/99, 4B
    • State Farm locations statewide to accept donations, 10/19/99, 1B
  • Samuel, John
    • Former Hinds County deputy accused of 3 armed robberies, 12/8/99, 1B; 12/9/99, 1B
  • Samuel, John SEE ALSO Hinds County Sheriff's Department
  • Sand mine
    • Devonshire subdivision residents in Madison County oppose proposed mine, 2/11/99, 2B; 2/12/99, 2B; 3/11/99, 2B
  • Sanders, Enoch SEE Public Access Channel
  • Sanders, Lillie Blackmon
    • Circuit judge is reprimanded for jailing circuit clerk, 12/3/99, 1B
    • Circuit judge reprimanded for 2nd time, 2/11/99, 1B
  • Sanders, Steven
    • Jackson man convicted in death of Marvin Watts, 4/1/99, 5B
  • Sanders, Yasheica
    • Mother's boyfriend charged in death of Greeville toddler, 11/4/99, 1B
  • Sanderson Farms
    • Lawsuit accuses company of not paying overtime to 200 employees, 6/17/99, 1C
  • Sanford, Bobby SEE Boaz Military Boot Camp
  • Sansing, David
    • His book 'Sesquicentennial History of Ole Miss', 4/25/99, 3H (Minor column)
  • Satellite dishes
    • Dish owners cannot get local network stations
      • Legislation pending, 6/27/99, 1C
  • Satellite television
    • Subscribers in rural Mississippi not likely to have access to local TV, 12/1/99, 1C
  • Saving Our Youth
    • Musicians team up against youth violence, 7/22/99, 5B
  • Scalia, Antonin
    • US Supreme Court justice speaks at Ole Miss, 4/6/99, 1B
  • Scams
    • Tupelo-area scam solicits money for families of slain police officers, 3/28/99, 2B
  • Scams SEE ALSO Securities scam
  • Scams SEE ALSO Survey scam
  • Scams SEE ALSO Sweepstakes scams
  • Schimmel's Fine Dining and Cocktails
    • Nort State St. restaurant will have feel of New Orleans, 2/13/99, 1C
  • Schimmel, Drew
    • Murrah student is computer whiz
      • Works as trouble shooter for school district, 4/15/99, 1E
  • School accreditation SEE School districts
  • School bus accidents, Canton
    • No one from McNeal Elementary School injured, 4/1/99, 2B
  • School bus accidents, Jackson
    • 4 students and driver injured on field trip to Old Capitol Museum, 12/11/99, 5B
    • Accident on I-20 at Gallatin sends 30 to hospital, 4/3/99, 5B; 4/4/99, 3B
  • School bus accidents, Madison County
    • 2 busses collide near Velma Jackson High; 1 student injured, 8/24/99, 1B
  • School bus accidents, Ridgeland
    • 4 children hurt when bus collides with pickup truck, 10/23/99, 2B
  • School bus accidents, Scott County
    • Heat Start bus flips/burns
      • 7 walk away from accident, 1/29/99, 7B; 1/31/99, 2B
  • School bus accidents, Sharkey County
    • Bus and van collide; van driver dies, 5/12/99, 1B
  • School bus accidents, Terry
    • Child hurt as bus and pickup truck collide, 9/30/99, 2B
  • School bus accidents, Yazoo City
    • 1 killed, 13 hurt in bus-truck collision, 12/31/99, 1B
  • School bus accidents, Yazoo County
    • Bus collides with truck; passenger in truck killed, 8/26/99, 1B
  • School bus drivers
    • 27-year veteran Elizabeth Baker of Biloxi, 9/16/99, 1E
  • School bus drivers SEE ALSO Smith County Public Schools
  • School buses
    • Rankin County buses to get cellular phones, 1/30/99, 2B
  • School calendar
    • Check the date: it's back-to-school time, 8/8/99, 1A
    • Metro Jackson calendar coordinates between public and private schools, 7/11/99, 1B
  • School children
    • How sick is too sick to go to school?, 8/31/99, 1E
  • School counselors
    • State Superintendent wants one in every school, 3/11/99, 1E
  • School districts
    • 16 earn state's top rating, 3/27/99, 1A, 17A (chart)
    • 20 districts share federal money to cut class sizes, 3/10/99, 1A
    • 22 honored for excellent student performance, 1/30/99, 4B
    • Accreditation: 4 more reach top level; 6 fewer at bottom level, 2/13/99, 3B
    • Accreditation: superintendent explains new rules via teleconference, 4/1/99, 5B
    • Low performing district brought before Board of Education, 6/17/99, 1A; 8/1/99, 1A, 14A, 15A
    • Panel opposed to ending routine school checks, 2/13/99, 1B
    • Plan would link educators' pay to student performance, 1/14/99, 1A; 1/17/99, 1B
    • School takeover law is too weak, 1/10/99, 1H
    • State delays accreditation testing 1 year for further review, 12/18/99, 1A
  • School health clinics
    • From class to clinic, 4/8/99. 1E
  • School lunch policies
    • Open campus policy allows students to leave campus, 11/18/99, 1E
  • School nurses
    • State superintendent wants one in every school, 3/11/99, 1E
  • School safety
    • AG Moore calls for a wide range of strategies to curb violence, 3/5/99, 1A
  • School superintendents
    • Leadership conference in Jackson, 6/3/99, 1B; 6/4/99, 7B
    • Practice of electing superintendents under increasing scrutiny, 3/7/99, 1A, 13A
  • School uniforms
    • ACLU and parents challenging policy in Jackson County, 7/28/99, 1B; 8/25/99, 1A
    • Fashion trends, 8/5/99, 1E
    • Mandated by Pearl Public Schools, 8/10/99, 2B
    • Moss Point parents threaten to sue over policy, 8/2/99, 4B
    • Ocean Springs schools have enrollment increase because uniforms not required, 8/16/99, 3B
  • School violence
    • Armed suspended student in confrontation with another in Clinton, 9/1/99, 2B
    • Attorney General Mike Moore rethinking zero tolerance, 12/26/99, 1A
    • Brad Pigott urges white parents not to abandon public schools, 6/23/99, 1B
    • Cameras, ID badges, crisis plans now part of curriculum in state, 8/2/99, 1A
    • Chief Byington of Clinton PD to attend safety forum, 7/15/99, 2B
    • Conference: 'Safe Schools: A Parent's Perspective', 10/8/99, 1B
    • Dept of Education requests $8 Million to make schools safer, 7/17/99, 1B
    • Don't ignore teasing bullies, ND educator tells conference, 7/20/99, 4B
    • Forest Hill High School student stabbed 15 times by fellow student, 9/2/99, 1B
    • Former head of LAPD SWAT team in Jackson for seminar, 8/9/99, 1B; 8/11/99, 1B
    • Forum in Clinton to focus on safety, 11/6/99, 2B; 11/24/99, 2B
    • Guns are easy to get, local students say, 4/22/99, 1E
    • Inflexible polices (zero tolerance) detriment to students, officials say, 12/26/99, 1A
    • Intervention latest school safety priority, 12/8/99, 1A
    • Legislative Black Caucus holds hearing, 6/22/99, 1A
    • Littleton Co: Rachel Scott's father speaks in Laurel, 7/25/99, 1B; 8/10/99, 1B
    • Littleton, Co: Brinkley Middle School's Peace Institute, 4/22/99, 5A
    • Littleton, Co: Jackson-area schools beef up security, 4/24/99, 1A; 4/29/99, 1A
    • Littleton, Co: outcasts in school find hate groups soothing, 4/25/99, 1A; 4/28/99, 1A
    • Littleton, Co: Pearl churches offer up all-to-familiar prayers, 4/22/99, 5A
    • Littleton, Co: potential teachers in Mississippi undeterred, 4/27/99, 1A
    • Littleton, Co: some Mississippi schools reassessing dress codes, 4/26/99, 1A
    • Littleton, Co: tragedy grim reminder of Pearl High School shootings, 4/21/99, 1A; 4/22/99, 1E
    • Madison County schools discuss security, 4/30/99, 2B
    • New dilemma: how to protect students outside building on school grounds, 12/7/99, 1A
    • New statewide hot line to head off potential violence, 5/3/99, 1B
    • New statewide hot line to promote school safety, 7/28/99, 1B
    • Padrein Kern charged with having a gun outside Blackburn Middle School, 8/28/99, 1A; 9/1/99, 1A
    • Pearl High principal Roy Balentine speaks at conference, 6/24/99, 1B
    • Principals don't hesitate to search lockers, knapsacks, 5/13/99, 1E
    • Raphael McInnis of Clinton High School going to national workshop, 10/9/99, 2B
    • Said to be mental health issue: 97,000 children in state need help, 8/24/99, 1B
    • SEE ALSO National Association of Attorneys General
    • Seminar in Pearl on legal issues and policies, 10/26/99, 2B
    • Should parents be held responsible?, 5/6/99, 1E
    • Southaven student pulls gun in class, 4/23/99, 1A
    • State may require safety plan for all school districts, 6/25/99, 1B
    • Student Thomas Pearson held in bomb threat at Forrest County school, 4/28/99, 1A; 4/30/99, 2B
    • Target roots of violence; understand social pressures in schools, 5/16/99, 1H
    • Violence is commonplace to some students, 5/21/99, 5A
  • Science, Mississippi
    • Readers choose state's top scientific contributions, 8/2/99, 1D
  • Scientific Telecommunications Inc
    • Greenwood firm acquired by ITC DeltaCom (Ga), 5/29/99, 1C
  • Scotland Yard
    • 2 detectives meet with JPD on racially motivated crimes, 2/10/99, 1B
  • Scott, Louis W
    • Blue Springs man charged in abduction of 2 teenage girls, 8/5/99, 5B
  • Scott, Sherry
    • Woman given 18-month sentence for role in 1995 slaying of boyfriend, 5/8/99, 1B
  • Scottish Highland Games of Mississippi
    • At Ag Center, 8/19/99, 10F; 8/22/99, 1B
  • Scruggs, Richard
    • Newsweek names Pascagoula attorney most influential man in US, 12/3/99, 1B
  • Seafood industry
    • Jackson County business owners say regulations hurting industry, 1/18/99, 4B
  • Seat belts
    • Operation ABC: state troopers on lookout for unbuckled children, 6/1/99, 1A
  • Seaweed
    • Grass treated with seaweed as feed for cattle, 10/18/99, 1B
  • Sebastian, Erasmo
    • Man shot and killed in his apartment on Lindberg Drive, 6/10/99, 5B; 6/16/99, 1B
  • Second Chance Inspirational Choir
    • Inmates at Hinds County Penal farm, 6/12/99, 1E
  • Securities scam
    • Calgary Family Church (Canada) loses heavily, 2/23/99, 1B; 2/24/99, 1B
    • Hattiesburg lawyer James Harrell is sentenced, 3/27/99, 1A
    • Leaders Douglas Maccachran and James Harrell
      • Some investors to get settlement, 8/27/99, 1B
    • Recovering losses unlikely for victims
      • 6 people convicted, 2/23/99, 1B; 3/1/99, 1A
  • Security Check
    • Check collection and verification service in Oxford, 5/15/99, 1C
  • Sellers, Jacie
    • Hattiesburg infant left in car all day long by father dies, 9/24/99, 7B; 9/25/99, 1A
  • Senior Alert, Industrious, Dedicated, Energetic Service
    • Demand for older employees, 12/4/99, 1C
  • Senior citizens SEE Elderly
  • Senior proms
    • After-prom breakfasts, 4/4/99, 10G
    • Same-sex dating, 4/29/99, 1E
  • Sentinel Lymph Node Dissection
    • New procedure helps detect spreading cancer, 8/6/99, 1B
  • Septal occluder SEE Heart problems
  • Service Merchandise
    • Closing 134 of its 347 stores, 2/10/99, 1C
  • Sewage, Florence
    • Malfunctioning plant bothersome to residents
      • Owner in bankrupcy, 6/16/99, 2B
  • Sewer lines, Flora
    • Town seeks help in upgrading its waste discharge system, 2/24/99, 2B
  • Sewer lines, Flowood
    • $2.8 Million allocated to finish Hogg Creek interceptor, 9/21/99, 2B
  • Sewer lines, Jackson
    • Broken line in High Street area, 8/15/99, 1B; 8/18/99, 3B
    • City to use smoke test to check for leaks, 5/21/99, 5B
  • Sexual harassment
    • EEOC validates claim of Vickie McNeill against Canton Police Dept, 8/10/99, 2B; 8/17/99, 2B
    • In wake of US Supreme Ct decision, state educators eye policies, 5/25/99, 1A
    • Investigation confirms case against Milton Luckett
      • Carla Taylor, complainant, 9/1/99, 2B
    • Rental property owner L.T. Jackson accused, 8/10/99, 4B
    • Schools at all levels taking hard line on harassment, 6/17/99, 1E; 6/21/99, 3B
  • Sexually abused children
    • Is a sex offender living in your neighborhood?
      • By law residents not told, 5/2/99, 1A, 10A
    • Nationwide search for Lewis Burris, ex-teacher from Pike County, 9/14/99, 4B
    • Pedophile awareness seminar in Byram, 4/15/99, 2B
    • Sheldon VanHoute, formerly of DeSoto County, held in Wyoming, 11/25/99, 1B
    • Utica man arrested on 2 counts: battery against girls, 4/10/99, 3B
    • Volunteer Gallman church worker Kelly Deaton charged, 9/2/99, 1A; 9/4/99, 5B
  • Sexually abused children SEE ALSO Pittman, William
  • Sexually transmitted diseases
    • 'Know the facts' campaign, 2/10/99, 1B
    • High state statistics attributed to better detection, 1/17/99, 1B
    • Know the Facts campaign, 4/24/99, 5B
  • Shabazz, Amerah Henrene
    • Mother of TV actress tells of childhood sexual abuse, 9/23/99, 1B
  • Shakoor, Jordana
    • Her book 'Civil Rights Childhood' about her father Andrew Jordan, 10/24/99, 3G
  • Shalala, Donna
    • Cabinet member defends UM and Khayat in letter to 'Washington Post', 1/13/99, 1A
    • To tour UMC, go to homecoming at Ole Miss, 10/5/99, 1A; 10/9/99, 1B
  • Shank Communications
    • Jackson woman Polly Shank runs technology business, 7/19/99, 6C
  • Shapley's
    • Restaurant review, 2/25/99, 4F
  • Sharks
    • Ole Miss students pinpoint breeding areas, 7/6/99, 1B
  • Sharpe, Mark
    • Madison County District 2 Supervisor-elect forms committee, as promised, 8/31/99, 2B
  • Shaw, Clarence
    • Self-supporting teenager continues to flourish, 12/26/99, 1B
  • Shaw, Guy Dale
    • Yalobusha County tax accessor retiring, 3/8/99, 1B
  • Shell Oil Co
    • 24-year old lawsuit with 40 plaintiffs at an end, 2/1/99, 6C
  • Sheriff, Robert
    • Family of man missing since Dec 1997 hires private investigator
      • Car in Hanging Moss Creek, 7/28/99, 1B
  • Sheriffs, Mississippi
    • Inmates will be used to pick up litter, 2/4/99, 1B
    • Sheriffs say low pay makes retaining deputies difficult, 1/25/99, 5A
  • Sherry slayings
    • Conviction appeals: statute of limitations Question, 7/13/99, 1B
    • Federal authorities want convictions upheld, 1/18/99, 1B; 10/22/99, 1B
    • Plotter Kirksey McCord Nix enters federal prison, 1/24/99, 3B
  • Shimomura, Roger
    • An American Diary: Paintings...
      • At Museum of Art, 4/11/99, 11G
  • Ship Island SEE Skrmetta family
  • Shoney's
    • Highland Village site, 2 others in state close
      • Company restructuring, 9/28/99, 1C
  • Shootings, Foxworth community
    • Jury convicts Stevens in 1998 slaying of 4, 12/4/99, 1B; 12/6/99, 1B; 12/14/99, 1A
  • Shootings, Terry
    • 4 Crystal Springs men arrested, 6/26/99, 4B
  • Shootings, West
    • John Kyzer shoots his neighbors for burning leaves, 4/8/99, 1B
  • Shopping
    • Shopping in the next century, 12/13/99, 1D
  • Shopping centers, Mississippi
    • Strong sales-per-square-foot attract national chains, 9/27/99, 6C
  • show school v
    • Blackmore, Richard
      • Businessman sentenced for Bank of Edwards fraud scheme, 1/20/99, 1B
  • Shows, Ronnie
    • Congressman is point man for prescription drug legislation, 11/28/99, 1A
    • Congressman orders study of drug prices facing elderly, 6/2/99, 1A
    • Congressman refunds disallowed campaign funds, 8/8/99, 1B
    • Congressman talks to senior citizens in Raymond, 11/9/99, 5B
    • Labor unions were generous to him in 1998 campaign, 1/24/99, 1B
    • New Congressman gets send-off to Washington, 1/5/99, 1B
    • Speaks before Metro Jackson Chamber of Commerce, 6/5/99, 1C
  • Shred-It
    • A mobile paper shredding and recycling service, 4/19/99, 6C
  • Shrestra, Sanjib
    • Physician, a native of Nepal, ready to practice in Holmes County, 8/16/99, 1A; 8/18/99, 1A; 9/18/99, 1B
  • Shrimping, Gulf Coast
    • Industry is struggling this year: cheap imported shrimp, 5/3/99, 2B; 6/20/99, 5B
  • Sibling classes
    • Hospitals teach children what to expect from new arrival, 9/22/99, 1E
  • Sickle cell disease
    • Study gives hope to Vanessa Green's family, 3/22/99, 1B
    • UMC has test that targets early detection, 12/1/99, 5B; 12/2/99, 1A
  • Sierra Club SEE Clean Water Act
  • Sign ordinance SEE ALSO Billboard ordinance
  • Sign ordinance, Canton
    • Restrictions on commercial signs considered, 7/24/99, 2B
  • Sign ordinance, Flowood
    • Controversy inspires talk of ordinance, 1/16/99, 2B; 1/21/99, 2B
  • Sign ordinance, Ridgeland
    • AmFed loses court battle over sign, 4/7/99, 2B; 10/6/99, 2B
  • Signature Works
    • Hazlehurst
      • Employer of blind reaches out for more private sector contracts, 3/27/99, 1C
  • Sills, Jeff
    • Hinds County Sheriff's deputy dies of liver cancer, 2/25/99, 1B
  • Silver Cross Nursing Home
    • Brookhaven
      • Federal agency cites home in fire ant death of Gatha Nell Rein, 6/26/99, 1B
      • State health official defends his dept's 'no fault' finding, 7/1/99, 1B
  • Silver Star Resort and Casino SEE Gambling, Neshoba County
  • Simmons, Al
    • Most popular Mississippi radio personality of the millennium, 9/20/99, 1D
  • Simmons, Jean 'Sister'
    • Noted APAC educator retires, 5/7/99, 1E
  • Simmons, Miriam SEE Kidnapping, Marion County
  • Simmons, Willie
    • State senator runs pre-release program for Parchman inmates, 2/15/99, 2B
  • Simpson County Jail
    • Mendenhall police probe jail beating, 11/6/99, 1B; 11/13/99, 1B; 11/24/99, 3B
  • Sisters in Christ
    • JSU trio presents African-American sacred music, 11/6/99, 1E
  • Sixteenth Section Land
    • City of Columbus in dispute over leases, 7/18/99, 1B
  • Sizemore, Douglas
    • Tennessee Commissioner of Insurance resigns, 8/10/99, 1C
  • Skeen, Barry
    • Jackson anesthetist part of team that repairs cleft lips in Colombia, 11/28/99, 1F
  • Skiing
    • Mississippians taking to the slopes, 12/26/99, 18G
  • Skin cancer
    • With warm weather brings warnings to protect your skin, 4/13/99, 1E
  • Skrmetta family
    • Gulf Coast family operates ferry boat to Ship Island, 4/5/99, 1B
  • Sky Parade '99, 9/2/99, 10F; 9/5/99, 1A; 9/7/99, 1A
  • Skydiving
    • Gulf Coast Skydiving Association's popular drop zone, 8/15/99, 10G
  • SkyTel
    • 4th quarter earnings hit $1.8Million, 2/18/99, 1C; 4/21/99, 1C
    • Brokerage firms downgrade SkyTel stock, 4/22/99, 1C
    • Company now offers unlimited pager e-mail, 5/6/99, 1C
    • Deal with online auction site eBay, 5/14/99, 1C
    • Haley Barbour is speaker at shareholders' meeting, 9/30/99, 1C
    • Its Message Center offers fax, e-mail and voice mail services, 8/12/99, 1C
    • Joins with ValuePage to offer paging in small and mid-sized markets, 2/17/99, 1C
  • SkyTel SEE ALSO MCI WorldCom
  • SkyTel SEE ALSO Palmer, John
  • Slaughter, Javonte SEE Traffic accidents, Jackson
  • Slaughter-Harvey, Constance
    • Forest attorney's message to her daughter on civil rights, 10/24/99, 3B
  • Slot machines
    • Federal authorities seize illegal slots in north Mississippi, 9/16/99, 1B
  • Small businesses, Mississippi
    • State earns top 10 ranking for positive small business culture, 5/30/99, 1C
  • Small Town Summits
    • Congressman Chip Pickerings program in Madison, 11/6/99, 1B; 11/19/99, 2B
  • Smathers, Land SEE Juvenile Diabetes Foundation
  • Smith County Public Schools
    • Bus drivers stay home over new policy, 8/13/99, 1B; 8/14/99, 1B
  • Smith Robertson Museum and Cultural Center
    • Director Jessie Mosley wants houses around museum renovated, 7/15/99, 1B
    • New museum point of pride for mayor, 11/9/99, 5B
  • Smith, Bennie Loyd
    • Family contests his will leaving estate to Judge Tyree Irving, 4/22/99, 3B; 6/6/99, 1A; 6/23/99, 1A
    • Judge Irving to appeal decision denying him estate, 6/24/99, 1B
  • Smith, Bobby Joe
    • Simpson County man gets life in deaths of his ex-lover and her 2 children, 9/30/99, 1B
  • Smith, Cora Leann
    • Woman found slain under State St bridge at I-20 a mystery, 8/27/99, 2B; 8/31/99, 5B; 9/5/99, 1B
  • Smith, Cora Leann SEE ALSO Williams, Edgar
  • Smith, Eddie
    • Meridian radio legend, 8/14/99, 1A
  • Smith, Hilton
    • Carthage native given Young Fashion Designers Award, 1/5/99, 1E
  • Smith, Icarus
    • JSU stedent shot by intruder in his home, 3/24/99, 1B
  • Smith, Jack C
    • His lawsuit dismissed
      • Prank not reverse discrimination cause for JPD action, 9/8/99, 1B
    • Mistrial declared in former police officer's suit against city
      • Says he was forced to retire, 6/17/99, 1B
  • Smith, James Harold
    • Mississippi man sentenced in Oklahoma for torture and kidnapping, 8/26/99, 5B
  • Smith, Patricia
    • Former welfare recipient in Meridian
      • Now runs Sky's the Limit Consulting, 5/24/99, 1B
  • Smith, Patricia SEE Madison County Sheriff's Department
  • Smith, Shantela
    • 19-year old woman gets probation, community service in her baby's death, 4/11/99, 1A
  • Smith, Wayne SEE Mississippi State Fair commission
  • Smokey Joe's Cafe
    • Show at Thalia Mara Hall, 5/13/99, 4B
  • Snelson, Kay SEE Christmas, 1999
  • Snooty Fox
    • Owner Jessie Stringer charged with dealing drugs, 5/14/99, 1A; 5/19/99, 1B; 6/3/99, 1B
    • Owner, drug kingpin Jessie Stringer, pleads guilty, 10/23/99, 1A
  • Snoring
    • Somnoplasty procedure ends couple's nightime problem, 12/13/99, 1B
  • Soccer leagues
    • Rankin County leagues to form select alliance, 1/23/99, 2B
    • Stay in shape: play some soccer, 9/19/99, 18G
  • Soccer leagues SEE ALSO Futsal
  • Social Security
    • New program: mass mailing to tell people of their retirement benefits, 8/31/99, 1B
  • Society of International Business Fellows
    • Bob Oxman is speaker, 5/12/99, 1C
  • Solution Soldiers: Teens Against Violence
    • Forum conducted by Ronnie Shows, 11/6/99, 2B; 11/24/99, 2B; 12/1/99, 1B
  • Somnoplasty SEE Snoring
  • Sound stage (Canton) SEE Motion pictures
  • South Central Resource Center
    • Mendenhall shelter for battered women
      • Wendy Seals, director, 10/30/99, 1E
  • South Korea
    • Ambassador Lee Hong-koo sees strong Mississippi ties, 2/17/99, 1C
  • South Mississippi State Hospital
    • New regional facility in Purvis, 1/11/99, 1B
  • SOUTHBank
    • Corinth-based bank suing BancorpSouth over name infringement, 8/5/99, 1C
  • Southern Christian Leadership Conference
    • Drum Major for Justice Awards banquet, 7/26/99, 1B
  • Southern Christian Services for Children and Youth
    • PALS house for homeless teenagers, 11/21/99, 1B
  • Southern Cultural Heritage Complex
    • In Vicksburg, 5/3/99, 2B
    • Vicksburg
      • Planning Fall programs, 7/12/99, 1B
  • Southern Farm Bureau Classic
    • Big names to be in Madison golf tournament, 10/28/99, 1A
    • Brian Henninger is winner, 11/2/99, 1A
    • Heavy rains halt play, 11/1/99, 1A
    • John Daly is crowd favorite, 10/31/99, 1A
    • PGA skips Friday play for Payne Steward funeral, 10/27/99, 1A
  • Southern Foodway Symposium
    • In Oxford, 10/31/99, 3B
  • Southern Gaming Summit
    • At Beau Rivage in Biloxi, 5/5/99, 1C
  • Southern Politics in the 1990's
    • Book by Alex Lamis details state's place in the period, 10/31/99, 5H (Minor column)
  • Southern Scrap Recycling
    • 3 injured in explosion at Gulfport business, 7/18/99, 1B
  • Southern Telecommunications Corp
    • Small, local telephone service provider
      • A CLEC, 9/28/99, 1C
  • Southern United Home Medical Equipment Inc
    • Poplarville firm barred from Medicare/Medicaid participation, 2/26/99, 6B
  • Southern, Willie SEE Hostage situation, Jackson
  • Southstar Timber Resources
    • New York-based company buys state woodlands, 1/12/99, 1C
  • Southwest Alliance of Neighborhoods
    • Southwest Jackson residents address community needs, 2/11/99, 3B
  • Sovereignty Commission
    • More files ordered opened by Judge William Barbour, 7/17/99, 1B
    • Privacy claims resolved; access to files depends on further appeals, 3/24/99, 1B
    • Vicitms must act fast to sue: statute of limitations running out, 3/14/99, 1A
  • Sovereignty Commission: The Real Story
    • At book signing W. Glenn Watts is revealed as author, 7/25/99, 1B
  • Space Camp
    • At Huntsville, Alabama, 3/4/99, 2B
  • Space scientists
    • Many every-day products are result of space exploration, 7/18/99, 1F
  • Spain, Lucy Mae
    • 1 more year and Booneville woman will have life spanning 3 centuries, 1/31/99, 3B
  • Spam (computers)
    • ISPs try to curtail email span, 9/4/99, 1C
  • Special Education: an Update
    • Disabled children in regular classrooms, 4/4-/99, 1A+ (series)
  • Speed limit
    • Solar power speed detectors being used by some police departments, 2/21/99, 1B
  • Speedreading
    • Faster reading, better comprehension at school, on tests, on job, 10/27/99, 1E
  • Spencer, Elizabeth
    • Prominent Mississippi-born writer accepts Belhaven honor, 5/7/99, 1E
  • Spikes, Irving
    • EX-NFL player, others face drugs and weapons charges on Coast, 3/24/99, 3B
  • Spillway Road
    • Money to add 3rd lane is 'desperately needed', 3/6/99, 2B; 3/26/99, 2B
    • Traffic survey 'surprising', 2/10/99, 2B
  • Sprint SEE MCI WorldCom
  • Squirrel Creek
    • Richland mayor seeking Corps of Engineer aid to repair the creek, 4/21/99, 2B
  • Srebnik, Craig
    • Boston artist's paintings at Bryant Galleries, 6/13/99, 14G
  • St. Andrew's Episcopal Cathedral
    • Cathedral's bells restored, 5/8/99, 1E
    • Stations of the Cross, 4/3/99, 1D
  • St. Andrew's Episcopal School
    • 5-year $5.1 Million fund drive, 10/7/99, 2B
    • Graduation parties, 5/9/99, 7G
    • Mock trial competition, 5/10/99, 1A
    • Required community service for graduating seniors, 1/14/99, 1E
  • St. Dominic Medical Tower
    • Transformer failure plunges towers into darkness, 4/28/99, 4B
  • St. Dominic/Jackson Memorial Hospital
    • Intention to resume obstetrics unit after 26 years, 10/25/99, 1A
    • Pays back wages for overtime work, 11/4/99, 1C
  • St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church
    • Madison
      • Begins work on new sanctuary, 5/8/99, 1E
  • St. John, Zachary
    • Death of boy at Pascagoula hospital investigated, 2/26/99, 5B
  • St. Mark United Methodist Church
    • Its 'Walk Thru Bethlehem', 12/11/99, 1E
  • St. Mary's Cathedral
    • Natchez church to be designated a minor basilica, 1/18/99, 1A
  • St. Matthew's Episcopal Church
    • Small Kosciusko congregation receives $2.5 Million bequest, 2/5/99, 1E
  • St. Paddy's Day Parade
    • Beer can be sold, but only in restricted areas, 3/16/99, 1B
    • Budweiser Clydesdales will be part of Parade, 2/23/99, 1E
    • No green beer will be allowed, 2/19/99, 5B
    • Not much known about Saint Patrick, 3/8/99, 2B
  • St. Paddy's day Parade
    • Party smart, 3/18/99, 10F; 3/21/99, 1B
  • St. Paul Pentecostal Church
    • Arson damages church in northwest Jackson, 3/5/99, 1B
  • St. Pe, Edward
    • 3 sought in attack on him in downtown Jackson, 3/21/99, 1B; 3/22/99, 5B; 3/27/99, 4B
  • St. Peter's By-the-Sea Episcopal Church
    • Gulfport church moves away from casinos, 9/8/99, 4B
  • St. Therese Catholic Church
    • Parish-based Health Ministry, 3/6/99, 1E
  • St. Thomas Water Association
    • Water line upgrade in western Hinds County community, 8/13/99, 2B
  • Stand Up for Rural Mississippi Day
    • Rally at Capitol, 3/27/99, 5B
  • Standardized tests
    • Education Board hires Texas form to design new test
      • For high schoolers, 7/8/99, 1B
    • End-of-course scores rise in state schools, 8/26/99, 1B; 8/29/99, 1A, 18A, 19A, 3H
    • James Conant is father of standardize test, 10/20/99, 1E
    • Newly chosen CTB/McGraw-Hill test to be administered, 10/29/99, 1B; 11/2/99, 1B; 11/15/99, 1B
    • Only multiple-choice questions a possibilty in year 2000, 2/12/99, 1B
    • Protests from 2 companies over CTB/McGraw Hill contract, 10/22/99, 1B; 10/23/99, 1B
    • SEE ALSO Performance assessments
    • SEE ALSO Riverside Integrated Assessment Program
    • Stressful for students
      • Inequities must be removed, 10/20/99, 1E
  • Stanton, Arnold
    • Hazlehurst minister to become denominations's bishop, 12/4/99, 1E
  • Stapleton, Derrick
    • Man gets 30-year sentenced in 1998 drive-by shooting, 7/22/99, 1B
  • Star of David SEE Harrison Central High School
  • STAR students
    • State's 3 top STAR students given $60,000 scholarships, 5/1/99, 1A
    • State's STARS repeating success in college, 12/26/99, 1B
  • Star Wars: Episode I
    • Local fans, 5/9/99, 10G; 5/12/99, 1E; 5/13/99, 1B; 5/19/99, 1E; 5/20/99, 11F
  • Stardust Cabaret
    • Adams asks for zoning vote in City Council, 6/24/99, 1A
    • City asks judge to shut down strip club, 3/6/99, 1A
    • City Council postpones vote, 7/10/99, 1A
    • Club may reopen as bikini bar, 10/26/99, 1B
    • Dancers arrested after allegedly soliciting sex for money, 1/16/99, 1A
    • Former club owner Jon Adams seeks another vote on rezoning, 12/1/99, 1B; 12/3/99, 1A; 12/13/99, 1B
    • Griffith is found guilty, 8/13/99, 1A
    • Judge William Barbour orders club shut down, 4/20/99, 1A
    • Morris Griffith facing conspiracy charges in Stardust Cabaret probe, 4/21/99, 1A; 4/28/99, 1B
    • Morris Griffith given 28-month jail term, 11/6/99, 1A
    • Morris Griffith jailed for contempt of court, 8/26/99, 1B
    • Morris Griffith's attorney Harry Rosenthall withdraws from case, 4/2/99, 1A
    • Morris Griffith's friends help him out, 8/27/99, 1B
    • Morris Griffith's role in extortion case raises questions, 2/28/99, 1A; 3/25/99, 1A; 3/26/99, 1A
    • Morris Griffith's trial delayed; attorney's father dies, 8/5/99, 1B
    • Morris Griffith's trial on extortion charges, 8/2/99, 1A
    • Morris Griffith's trial: Artie Armstrong's testimony, 8/3/99, 1A; 8/4/99, 1B; 8/10/99, 1A; 8/12/99, 1A
    • Owner Jon Adams and his lawyer fined: 4 hours late to testify, 8/11/99, 1A
    • Owner Jon Adams files suit against city of Jackson, 2/6/99, 1A; 3/6/99, 1A
    • Owner Jon Adams pleads no contest, will fight city in high court, 4/23/99, 1A
    • Warrant issued for owner Jon Adams, 1/10/99, 7B; 1/12/99, 4B
  • Stardust Cabaret SEE ALSO Armstrong, Louis and/or Artie
  • Stardust Cabaret SEE ALSO Topless bars
  • Stardust Cabaret SEE ALSO Williams, Robert
  • Starks, Willie
    • Ex-Tunica deputy sheriff pleads innocent to charges, 1/24/99, 1B; 8/4/99, 1B; 8/5/99, 1B; 11/11/99, 3B
  • Starkville High School
    • Its arts support earns praise from Kennedy Center, 12/13/99, 1B
  • Starr, Ringo
    • Rocks crowd at Horseshoe Casino in Tunica County, 3/26/99, 1B
  • State airplanes
    • Audit of plane's use by state officials, 8/14/99, 1A
    • Guidelines for use of plane are unclear, 8/31/99, 1A; 9/12/99, 1A, 11A; 9/15/99, 1A
  • State airplanes SEE ALSO Fordice, Kirk
  • State airplanes SEE ALSO Governor's race, 1999
  • State airplanes SEE ALSO Musgrove, Ronnie
  • State bonds SEE Bonds
  • State Choral Festival
    • At JSU, 4/11/99, 2B
  • State employees
    • Pay lags behind other Southern states, 9/8/99, 1A; 12/5/99, 1B
  • State employees SEE ALSO Advanced Health Systems
  • State Fair, 1999
    • Check Treasury Dept's booth for unclaimed funds, 10/6/99, 1B
    • Emily Williams, 11, wins Angus heifer, 10/10/99, 1B
    • Event opens this week, 10/4/99, 1B; 10/7/99, 1A, 10-11F; 10/8/99, 1E
    • Fair ends with crowds and memories, 10/18/99, 1B
    • Fiddlers and Liars Contest, 10/17/99, 1B
    • Fine arts competition, 10/11/99, 1B
    • Free biscuits at Jimmie Raney's booth, 10/9/99, 1B
    • Laser show sponsored by SunCom, 10/12/99, 1B
    • MDOT Calendar contest, 10/16/99, 1B
    • MDOT's booth in Agricultural Building 18, 10/5/99, 3B
    • Rain caused 17% drop in attendance, 10/19/99, 1B
    • Senior citizens turn out for Guy Hovis, 10/14/99, 1B
    • Sheriff's Dept and JPD share fair duties, 10/7/99, 1B
    • Staff hoping for clearing weather, 10/10/99, 1B
    • Stockdog trials, 10/13/99, 1B
  • State Fire Academy
    • Training session for volunteer firefighters, 3/21/99, 1B
  • State flag SEE Mississippi state flag
  • State of the City
    • Mayor Johnson speaks in City Council chambers, 7/8/99, 1B
  • State of the State address
    • Fordice to give last such speech, 1/12/99, 1B; 1/13/99, 1A
  • State of the Union address
    • Local responce to Clinton's agenda, 1/20/99, 1A, 3A
  • State parks
    • Offering comforts in wild, 6/13/99, 7G
    • Trails in parks for motocycles and ATVs called viable, profitable, 6/30/99, 2B
  • State troopers SEE Highway Patrol
  • State vehicles
    • Question whether East Ford charged too much in purchase prices, 12/17/99, 1B
  • Stegall, Gaines
    • JPD still investigating 1998 assault on 89-year old man, 8/28/99, 1A
  • Stennis Space Center
    • Budget cuts could hurt Center, NASA says, 8/1/99, 1A; 9/17/99, 6B
    • Forum on remote sensing, 8/12/99, 1C
    • Shuttle engines part of role Center plays in space travel, 7/18/99, 1F, 1F
    • Visitors Center closes for expansion, 9/12/99, 6B
    • Water tank used in movie 'Double Jeopardy', 10/4/99, 1B
  • Stephens, Bruce and Robin
    • Former Brandon residents adopt 2nd baby from China, 1/1/99, 1A
  • Stephens, Ken
    • Yazoo City native plays vital role in launch of Space Shuttle Columbia, 7/19/99, 1A
  • Stepmom
    • Movie can help those dealing with difficulties of stepparenting, 1/15/99, 1E
  • Stevens, Bennie Joe SEE Shootings, Foxworth community
  • Stevens, Glynn
    • Bond rejected for man convicted in killing of constable's son, 1/12/99, 4B; 9/24/99, 1B
  • Stewart, Payne
    • Golfer dies in plane crash, 10/26/99, 1A; 10/27/99, 1A; 10/29/99, 1A
  • Stewpot Community Center
    • New site on Capitol Street, 4/12/99, 1C
  • Stiffic, Verline
    • Woman who fired gun in Brinkley Middle School pleads guilty, 3/4/99, 1A
  • Stock market SEE Dow Jones Industrial Average
  • Stokes, Kenneth
    • Councilman takes group of youngsters on trip to Houston, 11/6/99, 4B
    • Councilman takes youth group to Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta, 5/30/99, 2B
  • Stolen property
    • Police searching for tiller find stolen items at northwest Jackson home
      • 6 arrested, 8/31/99, 1A
  • STOMP
    • At Thalia Mara Hall, 9/15/99, 3B
  • Stone County Hospital
    • Buyer may save facility, 9/11/99, 1B; 10/5/99, 1B; 10/27/99, 1B
  • Stone, Kendall
    • 9-year old student rewarded for returning wallet, 8/28/99, 2B
  • Stoner, Elizabeth SEE Gambling---Mississippi
  • Stonewall's
    • Poplarville
      • Restaurant review, 7/1/99, 4F
  • Stop Lawsuit Abuse in Mississippi
    • City councilman Chip Reno leads group, 11/25/99, 1B
    • Its 3 ballot initiatives withdrawn, 3/16/99, 1B
    • Lawyer Armstrong Walters wants SLAM to name names, 2/1/99, 1B
  • Storm sirens SEE Weather, Mississippi
  • Stovall's
    • Columbus
      • Restaurant review, 9/2/99, 4F
  • Straits Furniture Co
    • Jackson company feeling effects of strike, 4/20/99, 1C
  • Strawberry Cafe
    • Restaurant review, 5/20/99, 4F
  • Street, John D
    • Appeals Court rules his 1997 murder conviction stands, 9/22/99, 5B
  • Stress
    • Attitude and exercise reduce stress, 4/28/99, 1E
    • Tips to beat holiday stress, 12/21/99, 1E
  • Stringer, Jessie SEE Snooty Fox
  • Strip clubs SEE Topless bars
  • Strokers
    • Firm produces custom-made motorcycles, 1/30/99, 1C
  • Struggles and Triumphs...
    • Book about Mississippi nurses, by Linda Sabin, 2/14/99, 18G
  • Stuart C. Irby Co
    • Acquires J.C.McCormic Inc (Fl), 3/9/99, 1C
  • Student loans
    • Mississippi default rate drops, 10/16/99, 1B
    • Mississippi's black colleges have high default rate, 7/9/99, 1B
  • Students Working Against Tobacco (SWAT)
    • For 20 participants: no cigarettes, no drugs, 7/20/99, 1B
  • Sturgeon SEE ALSO Bouie River
  • Sturgeon (Alabama sturgeon)
    • SEE Tenn/Tom Waterway
  • Sturgis Attendance Center
    • Charter school a 'bad idea', 8/21/99, 1B; 9/17/99, 3B
  • Sturgis, Gilbert SEE City Council
  • Subdivisions, Jackson SEE Zoning, Jackson
  • Success Bound
    • JPS reading program attracts national attention, 11/18/99, 2B
  • Sudden Infant Death Syndrome
    • Mississippi still ranks among states with high SIDS deaths, 9/7/99, 4B
  • Summer camp
    • Children with special needs get camping experience, 5/26/99, 1E
    • Modern conveniences, old favorite activities, 7/2/99, 1E
  • Summer employment
    • City of Jackson kicks off summer youth work campaign, 3/23/99, 1B
    • Despite boom in jobs, students still have limited options, 6/5/99, 1C
  • Summer Jam '99
    • Christian music show at Mississippi Coliseum, 8/26/99, 3F
  • Summer Jazz '99
    • Youth training program at Ridgecrest Baptist Church, 6/11/99, 1B
  • Summer Park Apartments
    • Homeowners nearby oppose complex proposed for Chadwick Dr, 4/29/99, 1B
    • Jackson City Council OKs construction near Chadwick Dr, 6/10/99, 4B
  • Summit for Mississippi's Future
    • Improving 20,000 lives is goal, 1/4/99, 1B
  • Sumner Hill School
    • State Superintendent Richard Thompson is impressed after visit, 8/17/99, 2B
  • SunCom
    • Launching wireless telephone service in state, 10/2/99, 1C
  • Sunday school teachers
    • SEE National Sunday School Teacher of the Year
  • Sunglasses
    • The quest for cool shades, 6/27/99, 1F
  • Sunnybrook Estates
    • Independent living community hosts program on retirement living, 11/11/99, 2B
  • SuperStop Inc
    • 'Clerk or Cop' program in Lauderdale County, 2/22/99, 2B
  • Supper clubs
    • Every dish must be from new recipe, 2/14/99, 6G
  • Supreme Court
    • Appeals to state high court will continue to be costly, 1/28/99, 4B
  • Survey scam
    • Hinds County sheriff warns elderly, 4/30/99, 2B
  • Sweepstakes scams
    • AG says elderly are targeted, 3/14/99, 1B
  • Sweet Potato Queens' Book of Love
    • By Jill Conner Browne, 1/31/99, 10G; 12/17/99, 1E
  • Sweet potatoes
    • Farmers can't meet demand as Southern food goes nationwide, 5/24/99, 6C
  • Swimming
    • Lifeguard shortage, needed repairs close 5 north Mississippi lakes, 6/13/99, 6B
  • Swimming pools
    • Lack of lifeguards delays opening of 4 pools in Jackson, 6/4/99, 1A; 6/11/99, 1B
  • Swimmming
    • Swimming and diving accidents paralyze, kill each year, 5/4/99, 1E
  • Swimwear
    • A look at swimwear through the century, 6/21/99, 1D
  • Swinging Bridge Travel Center
    • $10 Million shopping, entertainment complex planned for Byram, 6/15/99, 1A
    • New shopping area in Byram, 9/21/99, 1C
  • Syphilis
    • State gets grant to fight syphilis rate, 10/24/99, 1B

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  • Tabb, Granville
    • Retired Jackson ophthalmologist's hobby is gem cutting, 12/15/99, 1E
  • Tagert, David
    • At 2nd trial he admits role, but denies 1993 murder itself, 3/31/99, 1B; 4/1/99, 1B
    • Man given 90-year sentence in 1993 slaying of Katie Middleton, 4/24/99, 1B
  • Take Your Daughters to Work Day
    • Metro parents bring children to offices, 4/23/99, 1C
  • Taming the Paper Tiger at Work
    • Book by Barbara Hemphill tells businesses how to get rid of clutter, 1/16/99, 1C
  • Tardy Furniture
    • Trial on Coast in 1996 killings in Winona, 3/27/99, 4B
  • Tate's Bar-B-Que and Steaks
    • Brandon
      • Restaurant review, 11/11/99, 4F
  • Tate's Barbeque and Steaks
    • Flowood restaurant robbed at gunpoint, 10/1/99, 2B
  • Tax Commission
    • Sued by 20 Mississippi municipalities
      • Alleged unfair distribution of tax revenues, 11/17/99, 1A
  • Tax Commission SEE ALSO American Management Systems
  • Tax cut (Fordice)
    • SEE Mississippi Legislature (1999)--Special session on income tax
  • Tax exemptions for industry
    • Coming under new scrutiny, 7/25/99, 1B
  • Taxes, Flowood
    • Restaurant tax to fund parks and recreation job, 1/27/99, 2B
  • Taxes, Hinds County
    • County can now raise taxes for garbage collection, 3/30/99, 2B
    • County using early tax revenue to stave off borrowing, 1/29/99, 2B
    • County's tax base stagnant, while Madison, Rankin see growth, 7/23/99, 1B
    • Tax hike may be on way: reserve funds down, 11/26/99, 1A
  • Taxes, Madison County
    • Supervisors hold line on tax increase, 8/20/99, 2B
  • Taxes, Pelahatchie
    • City seeks to collect ad valorem tax, 8/20/99, 2B
  • Taxes, Rankin County
    • Residents get 4th straight tax decrease, 9/8/99, 2B
  • Taylor Grocery
    • Taylor
      • Catfish in the restaurant, 9/27/99, 1B
  • Taylor Rail Group
    • Louisville
      • Expands by rebuilding locomotives for sale, 3/6/99, 1C
  • Taylor, Carla SEE Sexual harassment
  • Taylor, Mary Alice SEE HomeGrocer.com
  • Teacher education
    • State lifts limits on number of 'how-to' courses, 3/20/99, 1B
  • Teacher of the Year, 1999
    • Mary Boyer Black of Amory, 3/19/99, 1A
  • Teacher scholarships
    • SEE Mississippi Critical Teacher Shortage Act
  • Teacher shortage SEE Teachers, Mississippi
  • Teachers, Mississippi
    • 292 complete 'master' certification, 12/13/99, 1A; 12/15/99, 5B
    • Education Bd eliminates chance of bonuses to teachers of good students, 11/20/99, 1A
    • Federal one-time funding to hire teachers during shortage, 7/18/99, 1A
    • New plan would give bonuses to teachers whose students show improvement, 11/8/99, 1B; 11/18/99, 1B
    • Tennessee educator outlines his state's accountability procedure, 12/16/99, 1B
  • Tedder, Hugh SEE Danks, Dale
  • Teenage cruising
    • Jackson officials inviting youngsters to safe, controlled site, 5/19/99, 1B
    • Meetings closed in 1998
      • City Council delays vote on payment to Clarion-Ledger, 5/5/99, 5B
    • Promoter who helped with problem says youth programs slight him, 5/26/99, 3B
  • Teenage drinking
    • 38 minors arrested at Byram bring-your-own-beer party, 8/22/99, 6B
    • Community meeting at Terry High School, 9/4/99, 2B
  • Teenage girls
    • Frequent victims of abduction, exploitation and rape, 1/30/99, 1A
  • Teenage mothers
    • Not easy balancing motherhood and school, 9/30/99, 1A, 1E
    • Young mothers who 'throw away' babies are a tragic trend, 4/19/99, 1A; 4/27/99, 6B
  • Teenage pregnancy
    • 'Just Don't Do It' rally, 5/23/99, 1B
    • Mississippi could be one of two states included in pilot study, 3/13/99, 1B
    • State statistics remain high, 11/1/99, 2B
    • State still has worst rate nationally, 1/20/99, 1B
  • Teenage pregnancy SEE ALSO Unwed mothers
  • Teenage workers
    • School opens for summer workers, 8/7/99, 1C
    • The work-study juggle for school students, 12/30/99, 1E
  • Teenagers
    • Makers of high-tech toys aiming products at young consumers, 9/10/99, 1E
    • USA Weekend pole tells how teenagers spend their money, 4/30/99, 1E
  • Teens on the Move Conference: Start the Fire
    • To promote positive living, 4/21/99, 1B
  • Teens Reaching for Unity
    • Summit on youth violence at Jackson Medical Mall, 6/17/99, 2B
  • Teeth
    • Quick action essential when permanent teeth knocked out, 8/24/99, 1E
  • Telecommunications Conference and Training Center
    • $52 Million renovation to King Edward OK'd, 9/24/99, 1A
    • AG opinion a blow to King Edward site, 11/17/99, 1A
    • AG opinion on King Edward site, 2/19/99, 1C; 3/17/99, 1C; 4/15/99, 1C
    • Alexander Co provides letters of intent on King Edward, 10/13/99, 1C
    • Alexander Co to present business plan, 11/16/99, 1C
    • Deadline on site selection, 8/18/99, 1C
    • King Edward deal falls through, 11/30/99, 1A
    • King Edward no done deal, 10/3/99, 1C; 10/7/99, 1C
    • King Edward plan, 4/21/99, 1C; 7/2/99, 1C; 9/19/99, 1C; 9/21/99, 1C
    • King Edward plan clears 'major hurdle', 1/20/99, 1A, 1C; 2/17/99, 1C
    • King Edward plan may survive, 12/1/99, 1A
    • Panel discusses King Edward site, 9/23/99, 1A, 1C
    • Renovation: can the King Edward deliver?, 9/25/99, 1C
    • State commission OKs King Edward plan, 10/14/99, 1A
  • Telecommunications industry
    • Critical shortage of trained workers in Jackson metro area, 7/15/99, 1C
    • MDECD study says Jackson must act now to be major player, 7/17/99, 1C/15/99, 1C
  • Telemedicine
    • The future of health care, 3/9/99, 1E
  • Telepak Communications SEE Cellular telephone towers
  • Telephone books
    • Recycle that old phone book, 7/9/99, 5B
  • Telephone fraud
    • Postcards mailed cautioning residents, 11/18/99, 1B
  • Telephone service
    • BellSouth, AT&T deal eliminates 'dial-a-round' calls for long distance, 2/3/99, 1C
    • Consumer confusion over discounted rates, 1/27/99, 1C
    • Small local companies offer alternative to BellSouth
      • Called CLECs, 9/28/99, 1C
    • US Supreme Court upholds FCC's right to regulate local rates, 1/26/99, 1C
  • Telephony SEE Internet
  • Television Corporation of America
    • Owns technology that allows video to be sent over phone lines, 8/21/99, 1C
  • Television stations, Jackson
    • Local newscasting ranked 4th of 19 in national study
      • WLBT-TV highest ranking, 11/3/99, 1E
  • Temple, Alva
    • One of original Tuskegee airmen speaks at Hawkins Field, 2/16/99, 6C
  • Temple, Paula
    • Art professor's detached retina inspires her work, 4/6/99, 1E
    • UM professor's artwork celebrating survival of breast cancer, 10/18/99, 1B
  • Tenn/Tom Waterway
    • Efforts to block listing of Alabama sturgeon as endangered, 5/14/99, 1B; 7/8/99, 1C
    • Question of setting aside 9000 acres as wildlife refuge, 4/26/99, 1B
  • Tennessee Valley Authority
    • Wicker is chair of its Congressional Caucus
      • Funding unlikely, 2/24/99, 4B
  • Tennyson, James
    • Fan of Choctaw Lady Warriors dies in car accident, 3/12/99, 1A
  • Tent city SEE Hinds County Penal Farm
  • Term limits
    • Ad campaign by Mississippi Citizens for Legislative Term Limits, 9/14/99, 1B; 9/19/99, 1B
    • Fordice and Sonny Montgomery take up issue, 10/20/99, 1A
    • Judge Barbour says a vote likely in the Fall, 7/13/99, 4B; 7/14/99, 1B; 9/19/99, 3H
    • Legislators voice concerns over issue, 10/28/99, 1A
    • Mississippians for Responsible Government warn against limits, 10/15/99, 3B
    • Public hearings to be held in state, 10/4/99, 4B
    • Supporters ad billboards to arsenal, 10/12/99, 6B
    • There are pros and cons for state legislatures, 9/26/99, 3H (Minor column); 10/30/99, 1A; 10/31/99, 4H
    • Vote margin for passage not simple majority, 10/27/99, 1A
    • Voters reject measure, 11/3/99, 1A
  • Terrell, Charles
    • Port Gibson minister painting historic churches in area, 11/20/99, 1E
  • Terry High School
    • School has Web page, 9/3/99, 2B
  • Terry Train Depot
    • On road to revitalization, 1/22/99, 2B
  • Terry, Kyle
    • Lousiville toddler's mother and her boyfriend face murder charges, 6/15/99, 1B
  • Terry, Mississippi
    • Landmark mural is razed, 2/5/99, 2B
    • Residents oppose veterinary clinic on Myers Rd, 9/2/99, 2B
  • Thalia Mara Foundation
    • Bringing World Performance Series to Jackson, 7/29/99, 1B
  • Thalia Mara Foundation SEE ALSO Mara, Thalia
  • Thames, Jimmy
    • Auditor/whistleblower fired: exposed banks' pocketing customer refunds, 2/21/99, 1A
  • Thanksgiving, 1999
    • Highway patrol to watch for unsafe drivers, 11/25/99, 1B
    • It's just another day for the homeless, 11/26/99, 1B
    • Volunteers help needy celebrate holiday, 11/25/99, 1A; 11/26/99, 1A
  • Theibert, Phil
    • Jackson man writes book on how to give a good business speech, 1/24/99, 1C
  • Thigpen, Chester
    • Jasper County tree farmer featured in 2000 calendar, 12/20/99, 1A
  • Thigpen, Jwyanza
    • Man he is fighting with dies of heart attack
      • Grfand jury to decide on charges, 12/2/99, 1B
  • Thomas, Brian Keith
    • Admits to drug charges; will appeal weapons convictions, 6/4/99, 1B
    • Given 20-year sentence in money-laundering, drug and weapons charges, 6/26/99, 1B
    • Informant Sammy Leach guilty of same crime he helped solve, 4/20/99, 1B; 7/3/99, 1B
    • Pawnshop owner found guilty, 3/5/99, 1B
    • Philadelphia pawnshop operator on trial for money laundering, 3/2/99, 1B; 3/3/99, 1B
    • Thomas claimed he was only seeking a loan when he was entrapped, 3/4/99, 1B
  • Thomas, Raymond Ethan
    • Fired from police job, 2/17/99, 1B; 2/26/99, 1B
  • Thomas, Raymond Ethan SEE ALSO Holder, Clay
  • Thomas, Tonya SEE Workers comp
  • Thompson, Bennie
    • Congressman's political influence growing, 9/5/99, 1A
  • Thompson, Griffin Allen
    • Pascagoula man who stabbed stepdaughter awaiting extradition from Texas, 4/13/99, 3B
  • Thompson, Ira
    • Edwards alderwoman to meet with residents, 6/5/99, 2B
  • Thompson, Richard
    • Folk balladeer at New Stage, 2/17/99, 1E
    • Marks 1st year as state Superintendent of Education, 7/4/99, 1B
  • Thompson, Sylvester
    • Jackson fireman also working as Clarksdale chief
      • While on vacation, 11/10/99; 11/11/99; 12/2/99, 1Bs
  • Thornhill Gravel Co
    • Accident kills Bill Thornhill, injures co-worker Larry Rogers, 8/13/99, 1A; 8/14/99, 1B
  • Thornton, Charles
    • Carthage man commits suicide while driving on Lakeland Dr, 10/15/99, 7B; 10/16/99, 2B
  • Thornton, Tony SEE Pearl School District
  • Threefoot Building
    • Landmark Meridian building's future may depend on better parking, 3/23/99, 4B
  • Through Our Own Eyes
    • Video features success stories to promote Jackson area, 12/20/99, 6C
  • Through the Lens: Images of Mississippi
    • Exhibit at Lauren Rogers Museum of Art in Laurel, 10/31/99, 16G
  • Thunder on Water
    • At Grenada Lake, 6/11/99, 10F
  • Thurmond, Paula
    • Trial of Ryan Willis, accused of supplying gun in slaying
      • Super Bowl Day, '96, 7/30/99, 1B; 7/31/99, 1B
  • Thurston, Veronica and Kiaria
    • Jackson woman and her daughter die after mother collapses, 8/6/99, 6B
  • Tichenor, Tricia SEE Relay for Life
  • Ticket to Ride
    • Laurel student Jim Goode wins Kia Sportage in PTO project, 5/22/99, 1B
  • Tico's Steak House
    • Restaurant review, 8/26/99, 4F
  • Tiffany's Private Gentlemen Club
    • SEE Topless bars, Jackson
  • Time Out Sports Cafe
    • 2 off-duty officers foil robbery attempt by cafe's dishwasher, 4/3/99, 1B; 4/5/99, 3B
  • Time Warner Cable
    • Adds JSU station to cable lineup, 10/14/99, 3B
    • City's deal with cable company still uncertain, 4/24/99, 1A
    • Contract still has no signatures, 12/19/99, 1B
    • Extortion conviction of Robert Williams is appealed, 3/16/99, 1B
    • Extortion scheme sentences: Dixon gets 10 months, Williams 21 months, 2/20/99, 1A
    • Fiber-optic upgrade nearing completion, 8/10/99, 1C
    • Franchise fee paid to city now exceeds $1 Million, 10/1/99, 1A
    • JPD officer Mike Love testifies before grand jury
      • City Council connection, 7/10/99, 1A
    • Language difference stalls city/cable company deal, 2/19/99, 11A
    • Leniency sought for businessmen Roy Dixon and Robert Williams, 2/19/99, 1A
    • New president is William Farmer, 1/17/99, 1C
    • Program upgrades made in west Jackson, 2/16/99, 1B
    • WB programming back, 12/8/99, 1E
  • Time Warner Cable SEE ALSO Armstrong, ...
  • Time Warner Cable SEE ALSO City Council
  • Time Warner Cable SEE ALSO Williams, Robert
  • Timeless Technologies Inc
    • Teaches realtors on use of the Internet in business, 4/28/99, 1C
  • TMG Inc
    • Firm hired to help city of Jackson in its public works projects, 3/1/99, 2B
  • Tobacco
    • AMA urges doctors and dentists to tell patients to stop smoking, 12/7/99, 1E
    • Anti-smoking rally at Thalia Mara Hall, 3/2/99, 1B
    • City of Clinton enforces law on teenagers, 1/20/99, 2B
    • Meridian plans crackdown on tobacco sales to minors, 4/29/99, 5B
    • Minors in Hinds County to assist in tobacco-use stings, 2/6/99, 2B
    • Minors in Pearl face arrest, 2/4/99, 2B
    • Mississippi youths' use of tobacco high, 8/10/99, 1B
    • Ridgeland students' ordinance carrying fine for underage smokers, 4/22/99, 2B
    • Ridgeland: ban of sale to minors goes into affect, 5/20/99, 2B
    • Sales to minors cut in half, Mike Moore says, 8/17/99, 1B
    • School nurse program against smoking, 1/7/99, 1E
    • Staff at Jackson Medical Mall given free Nicotrol Patches, 8/19/99, 5B
    • Studies, anecdotal evidence on secondhand smoke, 6/1/99, 1D
    • Teenagers on front line in war against tobacco, 3/22/99, 1B; 4/14/99, 4B
    • Terry bans tobacco use by minors, 6/12/99, 2B
    • Y2? Because We Can, teenage anti-smoking campaign, 2/11/99, 1B
  • Tobacco companies
    • Butler family lawsuit
      • $650 Million trial in Ellisville, 5/9/99, 1A; 5/11/99, 1A
      • Anything can be toxic, tobacco official contends, 5/18/99, 1B
      • Cancer testimony moves jurors, 5/21/99, 1B; 5/22/99, 1B
      • Case to go to jury, 6/2/99, 1B
      • Defense claims Butler's cancer not from cigarette smoke, 5/12/99, 1B
      • Ex-medical examiner discounts second-hand smoke risk, 5/26/99, 1B
      • Family asks for new trial, 7/1/99, 1B
      • Jeffrey Wigand expected to tesitify, 5/8/99, 1B
      • Jury finds cigarette makers not responsible, 6/3/99, 1A
      • Nicotine test result disputed, 5/19/99, 1B; 5/25/99, 1B; 5/27/99, 1B
      • Pathologist says tumor result of second-hand smoke, 5/13/99, 1B
      • Warnings on cigarette packs ruled not pertinent, 5/28/99, 1B
      • Witness says smoke was thick in Butler's barber shop, 5/14/99, 1B
    • Federal lawsuit
      • 5 HMOs targeted, 11/25/99, 1A
      • AG Moore supports suit, 1/21/99, 1B
      • Slumping cigarette sales cut into payoffs to states, 11/26/99, 1A
      • US Justice Dept sues companies
        • Moore: it's 5 years late, 9/23/99, 1A; 10/31/99, 10B
    • State lawsuit
      • Author Michael Orey's book 'Assuming the Risk...', 9/29/99, 1B; 10/2/99, 1A
      • Congress/states tell Clinton administration to keep hands off funds, 1/22/99, 1A
      • Eric Ford and Mike Moore not eager to spend money, 1/4/99, 1A
      • Ex-state auditor Pete Johnson suing for case fees, 10/12/99, 1A
      • GOP criticizes Moore for high attorney fees, 4/1/99, 1B; 4/18/99, 2H
      • Lawyers got $1.4Billion in case, 7/30/99, 1A
      • Moore and Bennett push for policy and security of funds, 2/18/99, 3B
      • Public misconceptions on how money is being used, 1/17/99, 3H (Minor column)
      • Settlement could fund school nurse programs statewide, 1/7/99, 1E
      • States get to keep all settlement money, 5/21/99, 1A7
      • Trust fund's future iffy, 2/25/99, 1A; 3/3/99, 1A
      • Whistle-blower Merrell Williams is bitter, 9/29/99, 5B
    • State lawsuit: money going to Delta schools, 9/22/99, 1B
    • Ukranian lawsuit
      • Local attorney John Arthur Eaves is counsel, 11/25/99, 1B
  • Tobacco companies SEE ALSO Cigarette smoking
  • Tobacco companies SEE ALSO Scruggs, Richard
  • Tolerance
    • Teaching tolerance to school children, 10/14/99, 1E
  • Tonkel, Keith
    • Pastor receives Friendship Award for church/community dedication, 2/21/99, 1B
  • Tonsils
    • Tonsillectomy now an outpatient procedure, 7/6/99, 1D
  • Top Hat Brunch
    • SEE National Coalition of 100 Black Women
  • Topless bars, Jackson
    • 14 arrested for nude dancing, 9/10/99, 1B; 9/11/99, 1B; 9/19/99, 2B
    • 3rd bar wants to open in downtown Jackson, 11/12/99, 1B
    • Bikini dancing within legal limits, city admits, 3/31/99, 1A
    • City targets Tiffany's in strip club crackdown, 3/24/99, 1A
    • Court orders Danny's to end dancing, 3/20/99, 1A; 3/23/99, 1A; 3/26/99, 4B; 4/2/99, 5B
    • Dancer arrested for topless act at Danny's on Lakeland Dr, 8/28/99, 1B; 10/8/99, 4B
    • Danny's on Lakeland shut down by judge, 11/3/99, 1B
    • JPD again warns Danny's and Tiffany's of legal action, 2/1/99, 1A; 3/13/99, 1B; 3/30/99, 1B
    • Judge delays ruling on city's close-down policy, 4/7/99, 1B
    • Judge orders Tiffany's to stop topless dancing permanently, 4/9/99, 1A
    • Mayor says no bikini dancing in improper zones, 4/1/99, 1A
    • They're still dancing at Danny's, 4/3/99, 1A; 4/4/99, 1B; 4/8/99, 4B; 5/13/99, 1A; 6/19/99, 1A
    • Yep, there STILL dancing at Danny's, 7/6/99, 1A
  • Topless bars, Jackson SEE ALSO Centerfolds
  • Topless bars, Jackson SEE ALSO Legends Cabaret
  • Topless bars, Jackson SEE ALSO Stardust Cabaret
  • Tornadoes, Mississippi
    • Damage in north Mississippi; no injuries
      • 4 killed in Tennessee, 5/7/99, 1A
  • Tornadoes, Oklahoma
    • Mississippians touched by storms' destruction, 5/5/99, 1A, 8A; 5/7/99, 5B
  • Tornes, Kenneth
    • Asks judge to block efforts for him to avoid death penalty, 1/29/99, 1B
    • Death row inmate suspect in 1994 triple slaying on Comfort St, 2/28/99, 1A
  • Tougaloo Art Colony
    • Hosting nationally known artists, 7/25/99, 11G; 8/6/99, 1E
  • Tougaloo College
    • Business Luncheon: Allstate CEO Edward Liddy is speaker, 2/20/99, 1C
    • Friede Goldman CEO J.L. Holloway makes $1 Million gift, 5/13/99, 1A
    • Health center named for former president George Owens and his wife, 2/21/99, 1B
    • Historic Woodworth Chapel to reopen in 2000, 4/3/99, 2B
    • No one injured in dormitory fire, 3/2/99, 4B
    • Renovation of Judson Cross Hall, 3/3/99, 3B
    • Spring 1999 commencement, 5/10/99, 3B; 5/17/99, 1B
  • Tougaloo College Art Collection
    • New York exhibition, 12/1/99, 1E
  • Tourism, Mississippi
    • MDECD training course for travel agents wins national award, 8/27/99, 1C
  • Town Meeting for Parents
    • Byram
      • To focus on teenage drinking, 3/13/99, 2B
  • Town Meeting on School Violence
    • In Hattiesburg, 5/4/99, 3B
  • Townsend, Braxton
    • Mansion of convicted drug dealer to be auctioned in Lena, 1/9/99, 1B
  • Trace Place
    • Clinton
      • Restaurant review, 9/9/99, 4F
  • Trace Pointe
    • Construction of retirement village in Clinton moving forward, 2/1/99, 6C
  • Trade Education Tour of Mississippi
    • Commerce Secretary William Daley at HCC in Pearl, 10/26/99, 1C
  • Traffic accidents, Brandon
    • 18-wheeler and van collide on I-20; 2 killed, 7/10/99, 1B
    • Scott Hamilton severely burned in pickup truck accident on I-20, 11/27/99, 5B; 11/29/99, 2B
  • Traffic accidents, Canton
    • Sunshine blamed for accident injuring Mary Law, 9/25/99, 2B
  • Traffic accidents, Claiborne County
    • 2-car wreck near Port Gibson kills 4, 10/10/99, 5B; 10/11/99, 4B
  • Traffic accidents, Clinton
    • Crane blows tire on I-20, killing road crew worker, 10/15/99, 1B
    • Hearing for Michael Jordan, 12/7/99, 4B
    • Michael Jordan faces charges in accident that killed Jennifer Clark, 6/26/99, 2B; 12/2/99, 2B
    • One-vehicle accident injures Jackson physician, 2/10/99, 4B
    • Weekend wreck kills Jennifer Clark, 15; injures 4 others, 6/7/99, 1B; 6/18/99, 2B
  • Traffic accidents, Edwards
    • Accident leads to 2 others on I-20, 11/29/99, 1B
    • Terry man Thomas Skipper killed, 3/11/99, 2B
  • Traffic accidents, Flora
    • Woman Bobby Dillard killed as car flips, burns, 9/14/99, 3B
  • Traffic accidents, Gluckstadt
    • Edwards woman killed when thrown from her vehicle, then crushed by it, 2/28/99, 3B
  • Traffic accidents, Hinds County
    • Frebia Price hospitalized after her car explodes in wreck, 1/7/99, 5B
    • Tanker and car collide on Highway 27; tanker driver dies in fire, 10/8/99, 2B
  • Traffic accidents, Jackson
    • 10-year-old girl killed in go-cart, truck accident, 7/23/99, 1B; 7/24/99, 1B
    • 18-wheeler drops 20 feet off I-55 into ravine, 4/30/99, 2B
    • 2 children injured in separate accidents on city streets, 9/28/99, 1B
    • 2 die in city in unrelated accidents, 11/1/99, 1B
    • 2 hurt when car and fire truck collide at Callaway High School, 3/4/99, 1B
    • 2 injured in separate bicycle accidents, 7/14/99, 4B
    • 2 injured on I-55 when car becomes airborne, lands on another, 2/8/99, 1B; 2/9/99, 1B
    • 2 killed in collision on Pearl River bridge, 12/14/99, 1B
    • 2 killed in crash on Medgar Evers Blvd, 3/14/99, 4B
    • 5 hurt, 3-year-old boy killed when his mother ran a red light, 12/25/99, 1B
    • 5 killed in 24 hour period in metro area wrecks, 7/27/99, 1A
    • 5-vehicle accident on I-20 sends 3 to hospital, 6/23/99, 3B
    • 6-car wreck on I-55 South injures 4, 7/25/99, 5B
    • 6-vehicle pileup; Texas man's racing boat not damaged, 6/17/99, 1B
    • 8-year-old Laquinta Aaron-Bridges dragged beneath car, 6/22/99, 4B; 6/23/99, 1B
    • Accident on West County Line Rd injures 10, 6/18/99, 4B; 6/19/99, 1B; 6/22/99, 3B
    • City agrees to pay $6374 in 1997 wreck involving firetruck, 9/3/99, 1A
    • Fatal accident brings 4-way stop to W County Line and Livingston roads, 8/7/99, 1B
    • Hit-and-run accident on Watkins Dr; car listed as stolen, 9/3/99, 6B; 9/4/99, 6B
    • Illionis university athlete killed as SUV flips in I-55N, 5/15/99, 3B
    • Infant Javonte Slaughter dies in crash
      • Witnessed by mother and grandmother, 11/25/99, 1A
    • Javonte Slaughter: fate drew family to tragic intersection, 11/26/99, 1A
    • Kimberly Wolverton killed on I-220, 5/12/99, 4B
    • Many holiday mishaps: 1 fatality statewide, 11/26/99, 1B
    • Motorist dies in fiery crash, 2/14/99, 2B
    • Small Texas child dies; ejected from car on I-20, 6/27/99, 3B
    • Woman Denise Thomas dies as car strikes pole at I-55 exit, 6/7/99, 3B
  • Traffic accidents, Madison County
    • 7-year-old Justin Roberts thrown from back of pickup
      • Family warns others, 5/11/99, 1B
  • Traffic accidents, Marion County
    • Gospel singer James Broome and his grandchild killed in bus/van collision, 11/28/99, 1B
  • Traffic accidents, Mississippi
    • 4th of July accidents claim 8 lives, 7/6/99, 1B
    • Holiday accidents down, fatalities up, 12/29/99, 1B
    • Road fatalities at 'epidemic' levels in state, 3/20/99, 1A
    • State leads nation in traffic fatalities, 12/19/99, 1B
  • Traffic accidents, New Orleans
    • Rig driven by state man crashes into van; 7 killed, 11/27/99, 1B
    • Tour bus accident kills 22 on way to Coast casinos, 5/10/99, 1A; 5/11/99, 5A; 5/14/99, 5A
  • Traffic accidents, Rankin County
    • 2-year old Nicole Penn killed when thrown from pickup truck, 8/7/99, 4B
  • Traffic accidents, Richland
    • 5 hurt when small car and 18-wheeler collide on US 49, 3/16/99, 2B
  • Traffic accidents, Scott County
    • Accidents in county kill 5 over 3-hour period, 12/18/99, 1A; 12/20/99, 5B
  • Traffic accidents, Shreveport
    • 2 Brandon teenagers die in 3-vehicle crash, 7/31/99, 4B
  • Traffic accidents, Terry
    • Man trying to clear box off I-55 uninjured in resulting pile-up, 6/8/99, 1B; 6/9/99, 1B
  • Traffic accidents, Vaughan
    • Speed a factor in fatal pickup truck/semi crash on I-55, 7/17/99, 1B
  • Traffic accidents, Warren County
    • Crash on I-20 leaves Port Gibson woman dead, 6/4/99, 7B
  • Traffic Calming Committee
    • Campaign to slow down traffic on Jackson's streets, 7/30/99, 7B
  • Traffic deaths, Mississippi
    • Mid-year report shows 18% drop in fatalities, 8/21/99, 4B
  • Traffic tickets
    • Metro-area counties cllect $10.6 Million, 7/30/99, 2B
  • Trailblazers Abstinence Responsibility Education
    • In 2nd year, 9/3/99, 2B
  • Train stations, Jackson SEE Union Station
  • Train wrecks SEE Railroad accidents
  • Transmyocardial revascularization
    • Laser procedure to relieve angina pain, 8/30/99, 1A
  • Transportation Commission
    • Black voters seeking majority black district, 5/4/99 , 1B
    • Central District commissioner Wayne Burkes resigns
      • Accepts federal post, 2/23/99, 4B
    • Dick Hall replaces Burkes in Central District, 3/9/99, 1A; 4/12/99, 2B
    • Federal judge dismisses suit to create black majority district, 7/10/99, 1B
  • Trauma care SEE Mississippi Trauma Trauma Care System
  • Travel agents SEE Tourism
  • Travis, Earvin
    • Gunman killed in fight with JPD, 11/4/99, 1A; 11/13/99, 1B
  • Travis, Randy SEE John John in the Sky
  • Treatment center (mentally ill) SEE Mentally ill, Hinds County
  • Treece, Jimmie Dale and Karen
    • Arkansas couple missing after visit to Delta casino, 10/24/99, 2B; 10/27/99, 2B
  • Trent Lott Leadership Institute
    • SEE University of Mississippi
  • Trinity Wesleyan Church
    • Byram
      • Its Lighthouse Coffee Shop, 1/2/99, 1D
  • Triplets
    • Ken and Melissa White of Shivers community have 3 girls, 12/2/99, 1B
  • Tripp, Ryan
    • Utah boy cuts grass at every state capitol
      • Organ donor awareness, 7/30/99, 1B
  • Tritel Communications
    • Jackson-based company carving niche in cellular phone industry, 6/10/99, 1C
    • Jackson-based wireless telephone company to make stock offering, 11/23/99, 1C; 12/16/99, 1C
  • Triton Systems
    • Long Beach ATM manufacturer expands facility, has sales increase, 9/17/99, 1C
  • Trotter, Kenyata
    • JSU student accepts Christ in Hilliard Lackey's class, 11/13/99, 1E
  • Truancy
    • Getting tough on truancy, 3/4/99, 1E
    • Pearl police told to pick up students skipping classes, 1/9/99, 2B; 5/12/99, 2B
    • Policy enforcement in Mound Bayou is questioned, 2/3/99, 4B
  • Truckers
    • New state law reduces tax on trucks bought for interstate travel, 4/12/99, 1B
  • Truelove, Shannon SEE Parchman
  • Truman Scholars
    • Ole Miss and USM students honored, 3/24/99, 4B
  • Trustmark Bank
    • Agrees to help minorities get mortgage loans, 9/9/99, 1C
    • Assets at $6.3 Billion; largest bank in Mississippi, 3/21/99, 1C
    • Bank sees best earnings quarter in its history
      • Period ending June 30, 1999, 7/14/99, 1C
    • Chairman Frank Day retires, 2/10/99, 1C
    • Company dividing its leadership to better accommodate growth, 9/18/99, 1C
    • Earnings gain, 4/14/99, 1C; 10/13/99, 1C
    • Its Large Cap Equity Fund rated highly by 'Business Week', 2/22/99, 6C
  • Tuck, Amy
    • Lieutenant-governor elect wants change in Legislative leadership, 11/20/99, 1B; 11/28/99, 1A
  • Tucker, Cristi
    • Abducted Belhaven student leaps to freedom on I-55, 4/23/99, 1B
  • Tucker, David
    • South Jackson man wounded after standoff with JPD, 2/21/99, 6B
  • Tumey, Samuel
    • Lawyer from Liberty wins Faulkner write-alike prize, 7/25/99, 1B
  • Tunica County Public Schools
    • Court battle looms over school site, 7/28/99, 1B; 9/17/99, 1B; 10/5/99, 4B
    • District wants to be removed from 1970s desegregation plan, 10/6/99, 3B
    • School construction one step closer, 11/24/99, 1A; 11/30/99, 1B
  • Tunica County Sheriff's Department
    • Deputies accused of rape, theft of firearms, 3/5/99, 1B
    • Pickett pleads guilty, 3/2/99, 1A; 6/3/99, 3B; 9/4/99, 5B
    • Sheriff John Pickett silent on FBI probe, 2/25/99, 1B
  • Tupelo Industries Inc
    • Appeals court says judge interfered with Gaming Commission regulation, 6/9/99, 1B
  • Tupelo Public Schools
    • District considers backpack and locker ban, 5/6/99, 2B
  • Tupelo Regional Interfaith AIDS Network
    • Fund raising, 7/5/99, 3B
  • Tupelo, Mississippi
    • Finalist for All-American City award, 6/20/99, 6B; 6/27/99, 9B
    • US's economic boom echo modestly in Tupelo
      • Hard work has paid off, 9/6/99, 2B
  • Turk, Hank
    • Jackson County Civil Defense Director retires
      • Legacy of Hurricane Camille, 6/14/99, 1B
  • Turner, Bennie
    • Legislator suffering from meningitis, 7/13/99, 1B; 7/14/99, 3B; 7/20/99, 3B; 8/12/99, 1B
  • Tuxedo
    • 27-year old owner Bryan Liles expands with Flowood location, 3/24/99, 1C
  • Twins
    • 6 sets of twins enrolled at Millsaps, 10/13/99, 1E
    • Kim and Lewis Bishop of Vicksburg have 2 sets of young twins, 4/5/99, 1B
  • Two and Two Together Restaurant Days
    • Dining out to promote racial harmony, 7/20/99, 1E
  • Two Sister's Kitchen
    • Restaurant review, 10/7/99, 4F
  • Tyson Foods
    • Indiana workers protest food safety practices in Jackson, 2/3/99, 1C
  • Tyson Foods Inc
    • Company celebrates safety record at Jackson and Vicksburg plants, 6/9/99, 1C

U

  • U.S, Federal Emergency Management Agency
    • Madison officials attend seminar on disaster prevention, 11/10/99, 2B
  • U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms
    • Court-watch program for students, 7/15/99, 4B
  • U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
    • Early diagnosis, education cited in longer lifespans, 8/13/99, 1B
  • U.S. Commission on Civil Rights
    • Lack of state agency means Fordice is man to call on civil rights issues, 3/4/99, 1A
  • U.S. Department of Housing and Human Development
    • Praises state housing authority's budget records, 5/19/99, 3B
  • U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
    • $141 Million rental assistance grant to state, 10/22/99, 5B
    • HOME funds: Jackson solicits opinions, 5/4/99, 4B; 6/9/99, 1B
    • HOME Investment Partnership Program, 5/25/99, 1B
    • HUD budget cuts could cost state $15.5 Million, 8/31/99, 4B
    • HUD changing rules, city of Jackson says, 10/18/99, 1A
    • Improprieties halted Jackson home repair funds, 4/6/99, 1A; 8/9/99, 1A
    • Increases insurance limits on mortgage loans, 1/7/99, 1C
    • Jackson urged to correct substandard housing repairs, 10/10/99, 1A
    • Rep Bennie Thompson announces $5+ in HUD grants, 10/20/99, 5B
    • Repayment of miss-used home repair funds, 2/8/99, 1B; 2/23/99, 1B
    • State awarded $1.5 Million for rental assistance vouchers, 10/8/99, 3B
    • Target of probe: alleged substandard work, 3/8/99, 1A, 5A; 3/13/99, 1B
    • Will open Jackson office, 4/10/99, 1A
  • U.S. Department of the Treasury
    • Asset Forfeiture Fund--seizing personal property of criminals, 1/17/99, 1A
  • U.S. Department of Transportation
    • Secretary Slater to visit Vicksburg, 10/1/99, 1C
  • U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation SEE Dillard, Stephen
  • U.S. Federal Communications Commission
    • Teachers' teleconference with Chairman William Kennedy, 6/22/99, 4B
  • U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency
    • Awards counties funds to fight terrorism, 7/27/99, 1B
    • Mitigation grant to track tornadoes, 11/15/99, 1A
  • U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
    • Appointee Curt Hebert, Pascagoula native, 8/3/99, 1C
  • U.S. General Services Administration
    • Good Neighbor program for downtown Jackson safety, 9/9/99, 6B
  • U.S. Naval Academy
    • Recruiting in Jackson area, 9/22/99, 2B
  • U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration
    • Cooperative Compliance Program ruled invalid, 4/20/99, 1C
  • U.S. Post Office Department
    • Postal workers in Madison County told to report poor road conditions, 1/9/99, 2B
  • UMC
    • 2 staff physicians test lung cancer treatment in China, 10/20/99, 1B
    • Blair E. Batson Hospital for Children receives gift, 2/5/99, 5B
    • Breakthrough cryosurgery on cancerous kidneys, 5/20/99, 1A
    • Campus continues to grow; several construction projects, 3/15/99, 1D
    • Children's Cancer Center: Caps for Kids program, 9/28/99, 1B
    • Faculty is studying childhood obesity, 10/10/99, 1B
    • First choice residency matches for medical school graduates strong, 3/20/99, 3B
    • First in world with endowed nursing chair, 7/2/99, 1A
    • Gathering honors those who have donated their bodies to UMC, 4/30/99, 1B
    • Grant from James Barksdale to recruit more black doctors, 10/2/99, 1A
    • HelpMate Robot, a 520-pound 'employee', 1/7/99, 1B
    • Hospital needs help in identifying man in hospital, 12/29/99, 5B
    • Norman C Nelson Student Center dedicated, 10/22/99, 3B
    • PEER review of operation of private practice physician groups, 2/9/99, 1B
    • Proposed clinic in Pickens opposed, 11/1/99, 1B
    • Record number of doctors, health professionals graduate, 5/27/99, 8B; 5/30/99, 1B
    • Winfred L. Wiser Hospital for Women, 4/9/99, 1B; 10/7/99, 1A
  • Unclaimed property
    • Out-of-state companies solicit charges for free search service, 6/8/99, 1B
  • Unemployment rate, Mississippi
    • April 1999 rare is 4%, lowest since 1974, 5/28/99, 1C
    • December 1998 rate at 4.3%, 1/27/9, 1C
    • February 1999 rate is 4.4%, 3/30/99, 1C
    • January 1999 rate is 5.8%, 3/9/99, 1C
    • July 1999 rate at 4.9%, 8/27/99, 1C
    • June 1999 rate at 5.5%, 7/29/99, 1C
    • May 1999 rate is 4.9%, 7/1/99, 1C
    • November 1999 rate of 3.8 is lowest since 1973, 12/24/99, 1C
    • October 1999 rate is 5%, 12/1/99, 1C
    • September 1999 rate is 4.8, lowest in 25 years, 10/29/99, 1C
  • Union of Needletrades, Industrial and Textile Employees
    • Trade union brings protests to state, 3/25/99, 1C
  • Union Planters Bank
    • Judge rules bank must pay in sex discrimination suit, 4/30/99, 1C
    • Overseas trade symposium, 4/8/99, 1C
  • Union Station
    • Revitalization of Jackson depot planned, 1/11/99, 1B; 9/18/99, 1B
    • To get $12.7 Million makeover, 1/5/99, 1B
  • Union Station (Meridian) SEE Railroad service
  • Unit system
    • Proposal shifts violation burden from county to individual supervisor, 1/13/99, 2B
  • United Blood Services
    • Blood bank becomes Y2K compliant, 11/23/99, 1B
  • United Negro College Fund
    • New Year's benefit by Tougaloo, city of Jackson, 100 Black Men, 12/24/99, 4B
  • United Pentecostal Church Mississippi District
    • 50th annual Camp Meeting, 7/17/99, 1E
  • United Way
    • $4.1 Million fund drive successful, 3/4/99, 1B
    • Awards $15,000 to area teen groups, 5/14/99, 4B
    • Fund-raising effort short of $2 Million goal, 11/23/99, 2B
    • Grant program to upgrade Jackson neighborhoods, 4/12/99, 1B
    • Launches 60th year with record goal of $4.35 Million, 9/14/99, 2B; 9/16/99, 2B; 10/4/99, 1B
    • Leland Speed named chairman of the board, 6/10/99, 1B
    • Million Penny Campaign, 9/24/99, 2B
    • Youth in Action at Christmas time, 12/16/99, 1E
  • United Way Day of Caring, 7/30/99, 7B
  • Unity Communications
    • Buys up 5 smaller competitors, 6/8/99, 1C
  • University of Mississippi
    • $15 Million donation by Judson Kroeze of Brandon, 9/16/99, 1B
    • $200 Million fund drive will be topped, Khayat says, 11/10/99, 2B
    • $4 Million donation to fund computer center
      • Susanne and Will Galtney of Houston, 4/17/99, 1B
    • 5 taken to hospital after frat party; Kappa Sigma suspended, 11/20/99, 1A; 12/3/99, 7B
    • Academic Support Center for those undecided on major, 7/18/99, 5B
    • Advisory Committee on Student Financial Assistance meeting, 4/19/99, 4B
    • Ban on 'stick flags' at athletic events, 11/16/99, 1B
    • Carolyn Ellis Staton is 1st woman provost, 3/19/99, 1B
    • Carrier Scholars named, 5/26/99, 3B
    • Closing of Zeta Tau Alpha, 4/13/99, 1B; 4/14/99, 1B; 4/17/99, 1A; 12/5/99, 1A
    • Confederate flag policy challenged, 11/3/99, 2B
    • Continuing education group: consultant William Lampton is speaker, 3/18/99, 1C
    • DKE and SAE fraternities placed on probation, 11/23/99, 1B
    • Faculty now ticketing students' illegally parked cars, 9/13/99, 1A
    • Fall Visit Day, 9/4/99, 3B
    • Forest lands near Wiggins: school considering more harvesting, 8/17/99, 1A
    • Forest lands: Sen Cochran seeks environmental pact in sale, 2/17/99, 1B
    • Fraternity used school's website to post pics of nude dancers, 10/21/99, 1A; 10/22/99, 1B
    • Fund raising has netted $130 Million, 2/1/99, 4B
    • Gospel Choir has CD out, 11/27/99, 1E
    • Institute for Racial Reconciliation, 8/18/99, 4B
    • Jackson lawyer Crymes Pitman and his family donate $2.25Million
      • Freshman project, 4/20/99, 4B
    • Kappa Sigma fraternity buys drug dog for campus, 9/10/99, 6B
    • Law School receives $1Million donation, 4/11/99, 1B
    • Majority of students, 30% of faculty members are women, 7/24/99, 3B
    • Named one of nation's top 10 schools producing Rhodes Scholars, 1/10/99, 5B
    • Natural Products Center to be named for Sen Thad Cochran, 3/16/99, 3B
    • New Phi Delta Theta house, 8/23/99, 1B
    • Phi Beta Kappa quest facing big hurdle this month, 5/19/99, 4B; 5/31/99, 1B
    • Porter L. Fortune History Symposium, 9/5/99, 5B
    • Racial equality summit 'Many Voices, One Solution', 10/3/99, 1B
    • Ranked 1st nationally in 'never study', 5th as 'party school', 8/25/99, 1A
    • School is one step closer to Phi Beta Kappa chapter, 12/12/99, 1A
    • Student parking lot blocked; students crawl between rail cars, 3/23/99, 1B; 4/15/99, 5B
    • Student Summit on Race, 9/26/99, 5B
    • Suicide attempt in jail by student Scott Richardson, 3/23/99, 4B
    • Summit on state of race relations, 9/18/99, 3B
    • The Grove voted state's most popular gathering spot
      • Gulf Coast 2nd, 9/6/99, 1D
    • Trent Lott Leadership Institute
      • Raising debate and dollars, 5/22/99, 1A; 5/24/99, 1A
    • Use of chant 'Hotty Toddy' is curtailed, 9/21/99, 1B
    • Vice chancellor Richard Mullendore accepts post in Georgia, 6/27/99, 6B
    • Visit by Phi Beta Kappa committee, 1/18/99, 1B; 2/2/99, 1B
  • University of Southern Mississippi
    • $200,000 grant for biology center, 10/10/99, 4B
    • 5 Kappa Sigmas facing sexual assault charges, 4/25/99, 1B; 6/19/99, 1B
    • 55 courses offered on Internet, 7/29/99, 3B
    • Anonymous couple donates $1.4 Million to enhance programs, 1/30/99, 1B
    • Ayers suit may delay Coast expansion, 2/13/99, 1B; 2/16/99, 1B
    • BS in international business, 7/25/99, 2B
    • Coast campus, 1/21/99, 1B; 1/24/99, 1B; 1/27/99, 1B; 2/23/99, 4B; 3/2/99, 3B
    • Coast campus: 2-year colleges sue to block expansion, 12/3/99, 1A; 12/18/99, 1A
    • Coast campus: AG Moore bars community college suit, 7/1/99, 1B
    • Coast campus: Ayers suit lawyer sets it's not affordable, 3/18/99, 1A
    • Coast campus: College Board OK's, 1/22/99, 1A; 6/16/99, 4B
    • Coast campus: College Board to vote on new plan, 5/20/99, 5B; 5/21/99, 1B
    • Coast campus: Community colleges seek ways to block, 11/20/99, 1B
    • Coast campus: expansion proposal goes before judge, 10/14/99, 1B
    • Coast campus: expansion still center of debate, 8/30/99, 1A, 3A
    • Coast campus: fall programs delayed, 6/18/99, 1B
    • Coast campus: Judge Biggers says no, 3/25/99, 1A; 4/4/99, 8A
    • Coast Campus: judge OKs expansion, 12/1/99, 1A
    • Coast campus: minority enrolment up, 11/27/99, 3B
    • Coast campus: Moore attempts to avoid lawsuit, 12/11/99, 1A; 12/29/99, 1B
    • Coast campus: on College Board agenda, 12/16/99, 1B; 12/23/99, 1A
    • Coast campus: possible lawsuit to block move, 6/4/99, 1B; 6/5/99, 1B
    • Coast campus: school leaders say funds for expansion vital, 12/17/99, 1B
    • Coast campus: states of Louisiana and Alabama eye issue, 12/20/99, 1A
    • Coast campus: still in limbo, 4/10/99, 1A
    • Coast campus: U of South Alabama continues drawing Coast students, 7/5/99, 1A
    • Coast campus: USM recruiting freshman class, 12/6/99, 1A
    • Computer lab offers students 24-hour access, 7/29/99, 3B
    • Culinary Arts school on Coast graduates 14, 6/12/99, 3B
    • Honors Class on Mississippi Freedom Summer, 7/25/99, 2B
    • International education program ranked 10th nationally, 11/16/99, 3B
    • Its Center for Oral History..., 7/4/99, 5B
    • Large-scale fund raising planned, 5/25/99, 1B
    • New shrimp farming techniques, 3/15/99, 2B
    • Olliphant Scholars named, 6/12/99, 5B
    • Polymer scientists working on torn retina repair material, 3/15/99, 1B
    • Presidential Scholars listed, 5/9/99, 1B
    • School of Library Science to offer 'hybrid' courses, 12/2/99, 3B
    • School of Polymers and High Performance Materials (official name), 2/19/99, 1B
    • Seminar on gangs and school violence, 6/1/99, 3B
    • Symposium: 'George Washington and the American South', 7/18/99, 3B
    • Wal-Mart Competitive Edge scholarships awarded, 7/4/99, 1B
  • Unwed mothers
    • Mississippi birth rate drops slightly, still at 45%, 9/16/99, 1B
  • Urban League
    • Promotes racial harmony as millennium nears, 12/10/99, 1B
  • Urban Main Street SEE Fondren North Renaissance
  • USF Holland
    • Memphis trucking firm moves its operations to Olive Branch, 5/15/99, 1C
  • Utica Police Department
    • Captain Von Chinnie requests demotion to patrol officer, 4/20/99, 2B
    • Officer Wardell Jackson says no to police chief job, resigns, 4/21/99, 2B
  • Utica Public Schools
    • Land at burned school to be put to use, 6/30/99, 2B
  • Utica, Mississippi
    • Housing grant to remove or rehabilitate run-down housing, 6/11/99, 2B
  • Utilities
    • Consumer group says don't play around with electric rates, 5/26/99, 1C; 5/28/99, 1C
    • Deregulation: $2 Billion rebates to customers possible, 11/20/99, 1C
    • Deregulation: Mississippi Power Co executive predicts higher rates, 5/4/99, 1C
    • Electric utilities deregulation will hurt state, USDA report says, 3/24/99, 1C
    • Electric utilities report toxic release statistics, 7/1/99, 1C
    • Electricity rate restructuring a 'scheme?', 7/11/99, 1C
    • Hearing on competition in electricity markets, 4/13/99, 1C
    • Human Resources Agency helps low income residents pay electric bills, 7/23/99, 2B
    • State electric rates high; consumer group blames government, 11/6/99, 1C
  • Utilities SEE ALSO Electric power plants

V

  • Vaccinations SEE Immunizations
  • Valley Bank
    • Greenville bank accused of fraud by former factory owner, 1/18/99, 4B
  • Vance, Jetta
    • Paraplegic graduates from JSU; plans health career, 8/8/99, 1B
  • Vance, Timothy
    • Canton man charged with murder of wife's grandmother, 7/19/99, 1B
  • Vandalism
    • Roofing tacks thrown on roads in Reservoir area, 4/23/99, 2B
  • VanHoute, Sheldon
    • Former DeSoto County man held on child sex charge, 11/25/99, 1B
  • Varnado, Christine
    • AdamsVision USA has no scholarship money for Hattiesburg honor student, 2/17/99, 1B
  • Vassamsetti, Anusha
    • Clinton High School student on project in Peruvian rain forest, 1/23/99, Mississippi, 2B
  • Vaughn, Ivan
    • Police search for his assailant who left driver's license at scene, 12/16/99, 1B
  • Vector Money Management
    • Named among top money management firms worldwide, 9/14/99, 1C
  • Vector Money Management SEE ALSO Mississippi Opportunity Fund
  • Velma Jackson High School
    • To become a magnet school in 1999-2000 school year, 3/25/99, 2B
  • Velma Jackson School
    • Eco-Journey programs, 12/10/99, 2B
  • Vertebroplasty
    • 'Glue' treatment for osteoporosis, 3/29/99, 1B
  • Vest, Deena SEE George, Leighton
  • Veterans Day
    • Men gather to recognize dedication, sacrifice of brethren, 11/11/99, 1B, 5B
  • Veterans Memorial Stadium
    • Area residents concerned about green space development, 9/29/99, 1B
    • New $625,000 scoreboard, 9/11/99, 1C
  • Veterans'Park
    • Greenwood
      • New memorial to city's veterans is dedicated, 5/22/99, 1B
  • Vickers Inc
    • In proposed merger with Eaton Corp
      • Future of Jackson plant unknown, 2/2/99, 1C; 2/3/99, 1C
    • Shows tours plant facing loss of $60 Million fighter plane contract, 7/27/99, 1C
  • Vicksburg Fall Fly-In, 10/2/99, 1B
  • Vicksburg Housing Authority
    • Racial remark leads to 4 employee resignations, 11/10/99, 3B
  • Vicksburg National Military Park
    • 100th birthday celebration, 2/7/99, 2B; 2/21/99, 1A; 5/10/99, 2B; 5/24/99, 1D
    • 3 Indiana men charged in defacing of monuments...for religious reasons, 2/23/99, 1B
    • Ceremonies honor veterans at centennial celebration, 5/30/99, 1B
    • It and Corinth battlefield may get more protection, 7/30/99, 1B
    • Lightning damages Louisiana Monument, 6/10/99, 4B; 8/31/99, 4B
  • Vicksburg, Mississippi
    • New tourism campaign, 7/4/99, 1B
    • Residents once again discuss changing form of government, 3/23/99, 1B
  • Vicksburg/Warren County Public Schools
    • 2 new facilities completed at last minute, 8/17/99, 1B
    • Crowded school busses trouble parents, 8/28/99, 4B
  • Victor/Victoria
    • Musical presented at Thalia Mara Hall, 11/21/99, 3G
  • Victory Lane Productions
    • Jackson company markets FastBass Fish that resemble race cars, 12/5/99, 1C
  • View of the Blues
    • William Albert Allard's photos at Southside Gallery, Oxford, 8/8/99, 10G
  • Viking Range Corp
    • Its new line of stores specializing in high-quality cookware, 7/25/99, 1C
    • Ovens get rave review in 'Consumer Reports', 7/29/99, 1C
  • Village Elders Summer Camp
    • At Piney Woods, 7/17/99, 4B
  • Vine Drive
    • Rankin County
      • Street improvements cause traffic snarls near schools, 8/19/99, 2B
  • Violent and Repeat Juvenile Offender...Act
    • Federal bill called 'knee-jerk' politics, 5/11/99, 1A
  • Virden Addition
    • Residents want free telephones to fight crime, 4/23/99, 6B
  • Virtual Operator
    • Answering system uses speech recognition
      • Eliminates touch-tone automated assistant, 9/2/99, 1C
  • Vision 20/20 Comprehensive Plan
    • City of Jackson to hire consulting firm, 1/23/99, 1B
  • Vitamins
    • What does what?, 9/21/99, 1E
  • Vocational Industrial Clubs of America
    • 3 from JPS participate in skills competition in Kansas City, 6/27/99, 10B
  • Volleyball
    • First outdoor tournament at Liberty park in Madison, 7/18/99, 18G
  • Volunteer fire departments, Hinds County
    • County seeks funds to build 3 stations, 2/6/99, 2B; 3/25/99, 2B
  • Volunteerism
    • Pros and cons of required after-school volunteering by students, 9/9/99, 1E
  • Volunteers
    • Teenage volunteers broaden horizons with summer community service, 7/14/99, 1E

W

  • Waffle House
    • Shootout at Highway 18 site: Rodney Sutton held
      • Rats and take-out boxes, 12/27/99, 1B
  • Wahrle, Suzanne
    • Millsaps College student earns national award for her community service, 2/25/99, 4B
  • Wal-Mart
    • 4 supercenters slated for Jackson metro area, 2/16/99, 6C
    • Sued by EEOC; would not hire black Santa Clauses, 1/30/99, 1C
    • Super Wal-Mart slated for Richland, 6/2/99, 2B
  • Walker's Drive-In
    • Fondren area eatery is robbed, 11/24/99, 3B
  • Walker, LeRoy
    • Mississippi March of Dimes honors 100 Black Men of Jackson founder, 11/4/99, 2B
  • Walker, LeRoy SEE ALSO Cable television
  • Walking
    • Walking for fun and health, 4/4/99, 18G
  • Wall of Help and Hope
    • Man whose daughter was killed in accident launches memorial, 11/27/99, 1A
  • Wallace, Jerry
    • Madison County School Bd lawyer facing DUI charges, 6/3/99, 2B; 6/17/99, 4B; 10/7/99, 2B; 10/15/99, 2B
  • Walls, Alex Tyrone
    • Penal Farm escapee held on burglary, auto theft charges, 7/21/99, 1B
  • Walnut Grove, Mississippi
    • Town hoping for good economic impact with youth corrections facility, 5/18/99, 1A
  • Walnut Hills Round Table and Tea Room
    • Vicksburg
      • Restaurant review, 7/15/99, 4F
  • Walnuts
    • Purdue researcher Walter Beineke's work:
      • Makes walnut growing faster and more profitable, 8/8/99, 5B
  • Walter, Kristian
    • 4-year-old Purvis girl saves her 3-year-old cousin
      • Haven Covey was drowning, 9/6/99, 1B
  • Walton, Jennifer SEE Owens, Pamela
  • Wandering Wheels
    • Bicyclists make cross-country trip
      • Former Mississippian Hunter Neubert in group, 4/25/99, 18G
  • Wanted by the Law
    • Photographs of fugitives in Clarion-Ledger
      • Apprehension rate improves, 3/28/99, 1B
  • WAPT-Channel 16
    • Leah Wehmeyer is fired, 3/27/99, 5B
  • Ward, Rick
    • Father struggles to deal with daughter April's death in car crash, 5/30/99, 12A
  • Ward, Sela
    • Actress and Meridian native savors TV success, 12/12/99, 1F
  • Warden, Reginald
    • Former girlfriend to testify against him, his mother and aunt
      • In drug trial, 7/11/99, 1B; 7/14/99, 1B
    • His mother Myrthie Dixon latest in family to go to jail, 9/25/99, 1B
  • Warner Tulley YMCA Camp
    • In Claiborne County, 7/12/99, 1B
  • Warren County Public Schools
    • Mergers into mega-schools result in several closings, 2/20/99, 4B
  • Warren Hood Office Building
    • Loses last operable air conditioner, 4/14/99, 3B
  • Washington, Earl
    • Grenville man charged with kidnap, attempted rape of lawyer's secretary, 12/9/99, 3B
  • Washington, Walter
    • Retired Alcord president dies at age 75, 12/2/99, 1A; 12/4/99, 1B; 12/8/99, 1A
  • Watchman Fellowship
    • A cult-awareness organization, 10/2/99, 1E
  • Water (beverage)
    • In Mississippi heat replacing liquid is vital, 6/22/99, 1E
  • Water bills SEE Water supply
  • Water pollution (Mississippi River)
    • SEE M&S Petroleum Inc
  • Water skiing
    • Leslie Crenshaw of Meridian competes at State Games of Mississippi, 6/13/99, 10G
  • Water supply SEE ALSO St. Thomas Water Association
  • Water supply, Brandon
    • Phosphates to end foul odor of water, 12/4/99, 2B
  • Water supply, Byram area
    • Water line fails test; boil-water precaution issued, 8/11/99, 4B; 8/12/99, 4B
  • Water supply, Jackson
    • City Council delays vote on construction of Savanna St. plant, 6/23/99, 1B; 6/25/99, 1A, 7A
    • City Council votes to issue sewer and water system bonds, 2/9/99, 1A; 2/10/99, 5B
    • First Southwest Co advises city on Water-Sewer Improvement Program, 2/7/99, 7B
  • Water supply, Mississippi SEE Clean Water Act
  • Water supply, Rankin County
    • Fannin Water Assoc issues boil water notice, 7/5/99, 3B
    • Residents facing higher water bills, 9/9/99, 2B
  • Water supply, Raymond
    • Humic acid problem solved, 1/15/99, 2B
  • Water supply, Ridgeland
    • Drinking water passes state, federal tests, 10/12/99, 2B
  • Waterford Place
    • Developer gets city's OK to build subdivision in northeast Jackson, 1/17/99, 3B
  • Waterman, Dick
    • Oxford photographer's old snapshots of blues, country, rock legends, 3/21/99, 1F
  • Waters, Wyatt SEE Mississippi on the Mall Picnic
  • Watkins, Cecil
    • Forest businessman to serve house arrest, 12/11/99, 1B
    • Forest businessman under investigation
      • Kickbacks, money laundering, 2/21/99, 1A+; 4/8/99, 1B; 6/5/99, 1B
  • Watkins, Hollis
    • Jackson activist for racial justice given award by Petra Foundation, 6/20/99, 1B
  • Watson, Kimberly
    • Woman shot to death on 20th birthday; estranged boyfriend arrested, 2/1/99, 1B
  • Watson, Robert Brady SEE Whitaker, Robert
  • Watson, Terry
    • Jackson cyclist hurt in collision with car, 12/6/99, 4B
  • Watson, William
    • Composer for piano, 2/14/99, 13G
  • Watts, Douglass SEE Aircraft accidents
  • Waverly
    • Historic home in Raymond damaged by fire, 1/28/99, 2B
  • Wayne County News
    • Lucille Bailey has written a local news column for 48 years, 11/27/99, 1B
  • Wayne County Sheriff's Department
    • Sheriff Marvin Farrior retires after 8 terms, 10/25/99, 1A
  • WDBD-Channel 40
    • Outcry over rescheduling 'Rosie O'Donnell Show', 4/27/99, 3B
  • We Shall Overcome--Historic Places of the Civil Rights Movement
    • On the internet, 1/11/99, 1A, 5A, 1B
  • Weather SEE ALSO Tornadoes
  • Weather, Hinds County (1999)
    • Dry condition brings conserve-water alert, 8/10/99, 2B
  • Weather, Jackson (1999)
    • City opens refuges from heat, 7/31/99, 3B
    • Cold temperatures snap 5 water mains, 1/6/99, 1B
    • Heat wave: 104 degrees is city record, 8/20/99, 1B
  • Weather, Mississippi (1999)
    • Cold weather brings demand for propane fuel, 1/5/99, 1C
    • Cost of storm sirens too expensive for most small towns, 2/8/99, 1A
    • Dry weather increases chance for wildfires, 8/22/99, 1B
    • Heat wave claims 1st victim, James Jones of Hollandale, 8/11/99, 1B
    • Heat wave is hard on dogs, 8/4/99, 1B
    • Heat wave slows construction projects, 7/31/99, 1C
    • Heat wave's toll: 400,000 chickens, 8/5/99, 1C
    • Heat wave: actually temperatures quite normal, meteorologist says, 8/8/99, 1B
    • Heat wave: getting used to it key to survival, 8/3/99, 1A
    • Heat wave: heat can endanger health, 7/27/99, 1B
    • Icy blast expected, 12/21/99, 1A; 12/22/99, 1B; 12/23/99, 2B
    • Icy blast heads for state, 1/1/99, 1A; 1/3/99, 1B; 1/4/99, 5B; 1/5/99, 1B, 1C
    • If thunder is close enough to be heard, lightening close enough to strike, 7/30/99, 1E
    • March came in like a lion, 3/10/99, 1A, 2B
    • Power outages in heat wave, 7/24/99, 1A; 7/25/99, 8B; 7/26/99, 1A; 7/26/99, 1C; 8/4/99, 1C
    • Storms pound Jasper, Jones and Covington counties, 4/15/99, 1B; 4/16/99, 1A; 4/17/99, 1A
    • Stormy weather revisits Mississippi and Louisiana, 1/30/99, 1A
    • Tornadic storms ravage state, 1/23/99, 1A
    • Unseasonably cool temperatures, 10/18/99, 1A
    • When and if to dismiss school, 2/4/99, 1E
  • Weather, Picayune (1999)
    • Town hit with tornado-like winds; 2 injured, 8/15/99, 1B
  • Weather, Yazoo County (1999)
    • Strong winds damage trees, store and mobile home, 12/10/99, 5B
  • Weaver, Rudolph
    • Pennsylvania man wanted by FBI caught in Jackson, 3/20/99, 6B
  • Webb, Patrice
    • George Ephrom throws her from SUV and then runs over her
      • He is charged with homicide, 9/26/99, 1B
  • Wedding gowns
    • Daughters using their mothers' restyled gowns for their weddings, 4/7/99, 1E
  • Weed and Seed
    • Community anti-crime program praised by Justice Dept official, 5/19/99, 1B
  • Weigand, David
    • State high court denies custody of teenage son to gay father, 2/9/99, 1A
  • Weiner's
    • Discount department store opens outlet in Jackson, 5/1/99, 1C
  • Welch Burt Inc
    • Retiring Hawkins Field aviation operator finds buyer in Texas, 8/24/99, 1C
  • Welch, Kinshasta
    • Canton student wins basketball scholarship to MUW
      • Wants to be doctor, 4/17/99, 2B
  • Welch, Lindsay
    • MSU student accused of slaying newborn son, 4/14/99, 1B; 4/16/99, 4B; 8/8/99, 2B
  • Welch, Ron SEE AIDS/HIV
  • Welcome to Kindergarten Breakfast
    • At Clausell Elementary School, 4/22/99, 5B
  • Welfare reform
    • Getting mixed reviews in state, 6/25/99, 1A
    • Hinds County welfare-to-work program to pay for child care, 8/14/99, 1A
    • Hope or Hardship? (special series), 6/25-
    • Job readiness class in Holmes County, 6/26/99, 1A
    • Madison County mother of 20 lands 1st job, 6/26/99, 1A
    • State did not request job training funds; Rep Thompson wants explanation, 3/23/99, 1A
    • Success of state's reform plan a matter of debate, 6/4/99, 1A
    • System may penalize would-be entrepreneur Ellen Campbell, 6/25/99, 1A, 6A
    • Women getting off welfare similar to all working poor
      • Urban Institute report, 8/22/99, 1B
  • Wellingtons
    • Restaurant review, 4/8/99, 4F
  • Wells, Marquette
    • Clinton judge refuses to drop rape charges, 1/28/99, 1B
    • Rape charges against city employee dropped, 7/10/99, 1B
  • Wellsfest
    • In Lakeland Park, 9/23/99, 11F; 9/26/99, 1B
  • Welty, Eudora
    • Delta State University's exhibit of Welty photographs, 7/12/99, 2B
    • Tribute by Willie Morris in 'Vanity Fair', 4/13/99, 1E
  • Welty, Eudora SEE Eudora Welty Creative Writing Contest
  • Welty, Eudora SEE Oxford Book Conference
  • West Hill Christian Methodist Episcopal Church
    • Historic church near Durant burns, 4/29/99, 1B; 4/30/99, 1B; 5/5/99, 3B
  • West Jackson Community Development Center
    • Youthbuild housing program, 8/6/99, 1B
  • West Park community (Jackson)
    • SEE First Baptist Church
  • West Park Community Center
    • Health fair, 7/15/99, 4B
  • West Pearl River SEE Pearl River
  • West Tallahatchie High School
    • Fund raising to revive school band, 1/31/99, 1A; 4/3/99, 1A
  • West, James C
    • Jackson man killed when his car hits truck in Tremont, 2/22/99, 2B
  • West, Jonathan
    • 8-year old Karate champion from Brandon to compete in Australia, 11/2/99, 2B
  • Westhaven Memorial Funeral Home Choir, 2/6/99, 1E
  • Westland Plaza
    • City Council OKs $183,000 in revitalization funds, 9/22/99, 1B; 9/28/99, 1A
  • Weston, Michael
    • Accused of fabricating story of working with drug kingpin Willie Cully, 11/19/99, 1B
  • Whitaker, Robert
    • Mysterious deaths of Whitaker and Robert Brady Watson near Shaw, 9/28/99, 6B; 9/29/99, 1B; 9/30/99, 1B
  • White House Hotel
    • Biloxi
      • Historic hotel to be restored by ex-owner's son, 6/10/99, 4B
  • White, Annie Lou
    • 4 former students pay graveside tribute to French teacher in Pinola, 7/15/99, 1B
  • White, Ben Chester
    • Authorities try to prove his 1966 slaying was on federal land, 12/28/99, 1B
    • Investigation into his 1966 murder by KKK is reopened, 11/29/99, 1A; 11/30/99, 1B
  • White, Earnest
    • State high court rules his 60-year sentence on drug charges excessive, 6/26/99, 5B
  • White, Paul SEE Year 2000
  • White, Rhagi
    • Edwards man charged with having cocaine too close to a church, 12/3/99, 2B
  • Whitfield State Hospital
    • Mail carrier Fred Stewart sends 3000 Xmas cards to patients, 12/16/99, 2B
    • Payroll glitch: workers' paychecks shortchanged, 6/3/99, 1A; 6/5/99, 1B
    • Saint Nick and his elves visit, 12/23/99, 2B
  • Whitlock, Acie and Erin
    • School Bd president to award diploma to daughter, 5/26/99, 5A; 6/30/99, 1B
  • Whitney, David
    • Alcorn State basketball coach is vindicated
      • And athletic complex named for him, 2/22/99, 1A
  • Whitt, Janie
    • Relocated fashion designer starts lingerie business in Tchula, 6/1/99, 2B
  • Whole Schools Institute
    • Arts education for all, 6/10/99, 1E
  • WIC
    • Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children, 5/25/99, 1E
  • Wilcher, Keara and Kristen SEE House fires, Jackson
  • Wilkerson, Angela
    • Her mother Sandra Purvis seeks 'justice' in Wilkerson's 1998 slaying, 11/14/99, 1B
  • Wilkinson, Mike
    • Clinton man is member of US Olympic Committee's medical staff, 11/9/99, 2B
  • Will the Circle Be Unbroken?
    • Radio documentary of ordinary people in civil rights movement, 7/11/99, 1F
  • Willard, Edward
    • Coco-Cola memorabilia collector in Rolling Fork, 7/12/99, 1B
  • Williams Brothers
    • Book tells story of McComb gospel group, 4/17/99, 1E
  • Williams Cemetery
    • Stone County cemetery reclaimed from nature's overgrowth, 10/31/99, 8B
  • Williams Travel Center
    • One-stop shopping for travelers in Flowood, 3/11/99, 1C
  • Williams, Appolles
    • Lee Bonner, Gregory Banks held in teenager's shooting, 3/7/99, 1B; 3/11/99, 1B; 3/24/99, 1B
  • Williams, Armand Dwight
    • Newton County man convicted of sexually assaulting sleeping woman, 7/8/99, 1B
  • Williams, Autumn
    • GED graduate now enrolled at Hinds Community College, 10/5/99, 2B
  • Williams, Edgar
    • Man, 70, shoots himself after 4-hour police standoff, 9/3/99, 1B; 9/4/99, 1B; 9/5/99, 1B
  • Williams, Edgar SEE ALSO Smith, Cora Leann
  • Williams, Eugene
    • Jackson man charged in slaying of Elvin Thomas, 7/19/99, 4B; 9/23/99, 3B
  • Williams, James
    • Lafayette County man's death in Vietnam 33 years ago officially confirmed, 12/15/99, 1B
  • Williams, Jeanette
    • Chatawa woman missing since 1990, 12/6/99, 1A
  • Williams, John Bell SEE Governor's race, 1967
  • Williams, Latisha
    • Young Clinton resident is leukemia survivor, 6/17/99, 2B
  • Williams, Merrell SEE Tobacco companies---State lawsuit
  • Williams, Perry Martin
    • Clinton man arrested in shooting death of Glenn Cooley, 7/29/99, 2B
  • Williams, Robert
    • Councilman declares bankruptcy, 7/27/99, 1A; 9/21/99, 1B
    • Councilman indicted on extortion charges
      • Time Warner Cable and topless bar, 7/21/99, 1A
    • Councilman misses 3rd meeting in row, 8/5/99, 1A; 8/6/99, 6B
    • Councilman pleads innocent, 7/22/99, 1A; 7/23/99, 1A; 7/25/99, 1A
    • Councilman requests indictment dismissal, 10/26/99, 1A
    • Extortion trial: 2nd jury has 14 whites, 11/10/99, 1A; 12/7/99, 1A
    • Extortion trial: 2nd trial to draw from larger jury pool, 11/8/99, 1A
    • Extortion trial: 5 City Council members subpoenaed, 9/1/99, 1A; 9/15/99, 1B
    • Extortion trial: Armstrongs testify they gave bribes
      • Testimony: Brown also got cash, 10/16/99, 1A
    • Extortion trial: Bo Brown will not testify, 10/13/99, 1A
    • Extortion trial: Councilman's trial gets underway, 10/12/99, 1A
    • Extortion trial: court asked too pay Williams' legal bills, 10/28/99, 1A; 11/4/99, 1A
    • Extortion trial: defense calls no witnesses
      • Case goes to jury, 10/19/99, 1A
    • Extortion trial: defense fails to get charges dismissed, 10/6/99, 4B
    • Extortion trial: defense teams kente-patterned ties, 10/22/99, 1A
    • Extortion trial: JPD officer Robert Love implicates Williams, 10/15/99, 1A
    • Extortion trial: jury 'hopelessly deadlocked', 10/21/99, 1A
    • Extortion trial: lawyers spar over evidence, 10/1/99, 1B; 10/5/99, 1B
    • Extortion trial: Louis Armstrong will testify, 10/14/99, 1A
    • Extortion trial: mistrial declared; Williams to be retried, 10/22/99, 1A
    • Extortion trial: no verdict after 8 hour deliberations, 10/20/99, 1A
    • Extortion trial: retrial: attorneys say blacks kept off jury, 11/24/99, 1A
    • Extortion trial: retrial: defense lawyer cited for contempt, 11/12/99, 1A
    • Extortion trial: retrial: expected testimony from drug kingpin, 11/9/99, 1A
    • Extortion trial: retrial: lift 'burden' from Williams, his children urge, 11/11/99, 1A
    • Extortion trial: retrial: penalty for attorney Jeff Reynolds, 12/11/99, 1B; 12/14/99, 1B; 12/16/99, 1A
    • Extortion trial: retrial: Reynolds fined and penalized by judge, 12/17/99, 1A
    • Extortion trial: retrial: split the charges, experts say, 10/23/99, 1A
    • Extortion trial: retrial: Williams found guilty, 11/13/99, 1A
    • Extortion trial: Stokes' name surfaces, 10/19/99, 1A
    • Extortion trial: Williams fears going to jail, 10/10/99, 1A
    • Extortion trial: Williams' request for delay in retrial is denied, 10/29/99, 1A
    • FBI seeking information on his salary, 8/12/99, 1A
    • FBI seeks for Councilman at City Hall, 6/30/99, 1A
    • FBI targets black officials, his attorneys say, 11/6/99, 1A; 11/10/99, 1B
    • Subpoena seeks Time Warner Contract Vote, Williams' oath of office, 7/3/99, 1B
    • Talk of indictment prompts gag order from judge, 7/28/99, 1A
    • Williams holds on to City Council seat for now, 11/16/99, 1B; 11/17/99, 1A
  • Williams, Robert SEE ALSO City Council
  • Williams, Robert SEE ALSO Time Warner Cable
  • Williams, Robert (car salesman) SEE Time Warner Cable
  • Williamson Poultry Farms
    • Plant construction in Braxton, 2/6/99, 1C
  • Williamson, Ariel
    • Mount Olive 7-year old in Kodak's 'Photo of the Century', 7/4/99, 1B
  • Willis, Ryan SEE Thurmond, Paula
  • Wilson, Buster
    • Evangelist will take Cross of Jesus all across the state, 12/25/99, 1E
  • Wilson, Charlene
    • Mathiston school cafeteria manager slain at worksite, 10/29/99, 1B; 10/31/99, 1B; 11/7/99, 1A
  • Wilson, Charles
    • His eighth book is 'Embryo', 1/8/99, 1E
  • Wilson, Eddie
    • Jason Phalo sentenced in 1993 slaying of JPD officer's son, 9/2/99, 1B
  • Wilson, Jessie
    • Belzoni man's trial as accessory to 1998 murder of 2 children, 11/19/99, 1A; 11/20/99, 1A
  • Wine tasting
    • Host one or attend one, 8/15/99, 18G
  • Wingfield High School
    • Participation in Keep Jackson Beautiful program, 1/14/99, 1E
  • Wingfield-Central Neighborhood
    • Residents oppose youth center backed by John M. Perkins Foundation, 10/6/99, 4B
  • Winner's Circle Park
    • Rims reattached to basketball goals in Flowood park, 8/20/99, 2B
  • Winter, William
    • Former governor and his daughter victims of attempted robbery, 1/30/99, 1B
    • On Clinton's Advisory Committee on Race, 5/14/99, 1B
  • Wireless One
    • 109 jobs cut, 1/21/99, 1C
    • Offers online 'electronics mall', 6/11/99, 1C
    • Petitions for bankruptcy, 2/12/99, 1C; 2/15/99, 1B
    • To offer Internet service, 4/30/99, 1C
  • Wireless Teknologies
    • Chicago company moving its headquarters to Jackson, 12/20/99, 6C
  • Wireless telephones SEE Cellular telephones
  • Wisdom, John Minor
    • Late judge an 'unlikely hero', 5/20/99, 7A (Minor column); 6/13/99, 1H
  • WJTV-Channel 12
    • Most-watched in central Mississippi, ratings show, 1/18/99, 1D; 4/16/99, 1E
  • WLBT-Channel 3
    • Barbie Bassett to co-anchor morning news
      • 9/12/99, 8B
    • New 1999-foot broadcast tower, 8/3/99, 1E
  • Wolf River
    • Could be designated scenic waterway, 11/9/99, 1B
  • Wolfe property
    • Another zoning fight set over urban wildlife area
      • Mattiace Properties Inc, 1/9/99, 1B; 2/25/99, 1B
  • Wolfe, Valerie
    • Brandon High School graduate earns $425,000 in scholarship money, 7/24/99, 2B
  • Women in government
    • Study shows Mississippi lacks female leaders, 12/5/99, 1A
  • Women Today
    • Jackson's 1st interactive expo designed exclusively for women, 1/15/99, 1E
  • Women's Equality Day
    • Conference at Jackson Medical Mall, 8/27/99, 1B
  • Women's Open Golf Tournament SEE Old Waverly Golf Course
  • Women's Political Network
    • Seminar for women candidates, 4/9/99, 4B; 4/11/99, 1B; 5/9/99, 1B
  • Wood, Bessie
    • Carthage native worked with Jonas Salk, 6/9/99, 1E
  • Wood, Walter
    • State director of juvenile services accepts post in Alabama, 6/26/99, 5B
  • Woodall, Robert Ellzy
    • Hattiesburg doctor's license is suspended, 4/16/99, 5B
  • Woodard, Laird SEE Computer pornography
  • Woodlands, The
    • Restaurant review, 8/12/99, 4F
  • Woods, Rebecca
    • Teenager with stab wounds left for dead on Yazoo River levee
      • Crop spraying pilot spots her, 9/8/99, 4B
  • Woodville Heights Baptist Church
    • Mayberry 2001 dinner theater, 6/19/99, 1E
  • Woolfolk Office Building
    • Phase 1 of renovation done, 10/8/99, 3B
  • Word of Faith Christian Center Church
    • Purchases Shady Oaks Country Club, 8/28/99, 1C
  • Words To Wield This Wonder
    • Writers conference at Mississippi College, 6/6/99, 4G
  • Workers comp
    • County employee Tonya Thomas says company stalling
      • Injured hand at Raymond Courthouse, 2/25/99, 2B
    • Hinds County costs going up, 1/21/99, 2B; 2/4/99, 2B
  • Workers' Compensation Board
    • Last word? Fordice renames Marsh to Board, 5/5/99, 1A
  • Workers' Compensation Commission
    • Confirmation of Fordice appointees in limbo, 3/26/99, 1C; 4/1/99, 1A; 4/8/99, 1A
    • Mike Marsh nomination: Horhn vs. Fordice, 4/25/99, 1H; 5/2/99, 1A6/6/99, 3H (Minor)
    • Sen Horhn meets with nominee Mike Marsh; doesn't change his mind, 4/24/99, 4B
    • Senate panel may take up Fordice nominee Mike Marsh, 4/21/99, 1B
    • Special legislative session to OK Fordice nominee would be expensive, 4/9/99, 1A
    • Special session resolved nothing on Marsh nomination, 5/4/99, 1A
  • Workforce Investment Area
    • Hinds county officials request designation, 8/20/99, 2B
    • Hinds County on track for federal jobs program, 11/11/99, 2B
  • Workforce, Gulf Coast
    • Shortage of workers; employers look out of state, 7/26/99, 1B
  • Workforce, Mississippi
    • State programs will be consolidated, 1/8/99, 1C
  • Workplace safety
    • Requests for security guards at worksites are up, 11/14/99, 1C
  • World Catfish Festival
    • Belzoni, 4/8/99, 10F
  • World Championship Wrestling
    • At Colesium, 1/21/99, 8F
  • World Performance Series SEE Thalia Mara Foundation
  • World War II
    • D-Day one of our finest hours, 6/6/99, 1H
    • Kosciusko remembers landing of off-course Navy blimp in 1943, 4/21/99, 1B
  • WorldCom SEE MCI WorldCom
  • Wrestling for Christ
    • Performances at Bethel Baptist Church in Brandon, 1/9/99, 1E
  • Wright, Early
    • Clarksdale radio pioneer dies, 12/14/99, 1B
  • Writers
    • Readers pick their favorite Mississippi writers, 6/14/99, 1D

X

  • Xantus Healthplans
    • State takes over Mississippi operations of ailing Tenn HMO, 8/10/99, 1C

Y

  • Y2? Because We Can
    • Teenage anti-smoking campaign, 2/11/99, 1B
  • Y2K SEE Year 2000
  • Yams SEE Sweet potatoes
  • Yankee Station
    • At Muther's in Jackson, 12/9/99, 10F
  • Yarbrough, Steve
    • Indianola native named Grisham Writer in Residence at Ole Miss
      • His 'Oxygen Man' reviewed, 6/13/99, 4G
  • Yates Company
    • State's largest builder, 11/20/99, 1C
  • Yazoo Backwater Pumping Plant
    • SEE Yazoo River Basin Project
  • Yazoo City Police Department
    • Indicted officer Kent Luckett expected to resign, 2/2/99, 3B
    • Officer attempting to make arrest in robbery shoots, kills suspect, 8/18/99, 1B
    • Officer Kent Luckett admits to extortion charges, 6/24/99, 5B
  • Yazoo River basin
    • Study shows it is not pouring damaging nutrients into Gulf of Mexico, 1/15/99, 1B
  • Yazoo River Basin Project
    • Divisive flood plan again up for review, 4/18/99, 1B; 4/29/99, 1B; 5/15/99, 1B; 11/19/99, 1A
  • Yazoo/Kees Power Equipment
    • New line of products slated, 1/6/99, 1C
  • Year 1998
    • Trials, storms topped state news in 1998, 1/1/99, 1B
  • Year 1999
    • Fordice, MCI WorldCom top list of Mississippi news stories, 12/31/99, 1B
  • Year 2000
    • A headache for Mississippi Tax Commission, 1/6/99, 1A
    • Airlines say locally fewer people flying over New Year's weekend, 12/30/99, 1A
    • Anxiety generating sales in state, 6/17/99, 1C
    • Are computer viruses ready to attack?, 12/12/99, 1C
    • Area chambers of commerce hold seminar, 1/15/99, 2B
    • As new millennium approaches, no one knows what to expect, 1/4/99, 1A, 1D
    • Audit finds state agencies 75% ready, 8/6/99, 1B
    • Business as usual in area retail stores, 12/29/99, 1C
    • Casinos in preparation, 6/17/99, 1C
    • Cities call for calm in dealing with Y2K, 5/17/99, 1B
    • City of Jackson's task force, 3/8/99, 1B
    • City of Madison says it's ready, 10/9/99, 2B
    • Clinton YMCA's road race, 12/4/99, 2B
    • Community Conversations on Y2K at Jackson Medical Mall, 9/3/99, 1A
    • Couples nationwide planning to have 1st baby of the new millennium, 3/8/99, 1D
    • Drug companies boosting supplies, 11/27/99, 1A
    • Emergency 911 systems in Pearl River and Clarke counties not ready, 12/19/99, 7B
    • Entrepreneurs see gold in Y2K bug, 6/13/99, 1C
    • Fallout from Y2K may affect mortgage rates, 12/23/99, 1C
    • Federal government ready, 6/16/99, 1C
    • Financial institutions said to be prepared, 10/21/99, 1C
    • Grand Gulf is ready, officials say, 12/21/99, 1B
    • Hospitals gearing up for 1st Y2K baby, 12/25/99, 1A
    • Hospitals prepare for 2000, 6/19/99, 1C
    • Hotels, casinos ready for end-of-century partiers, 11/21/99, 1C
    • Insurance firms say they're ready, 6/13/99, 1C
    • Johnnie Cochran speaking at JSU urges audience to help others, 9/25/99, 6B
    • JSU symposium addresses problems, 11/18/99, 1C
    • Liquor sales spirited, 12/31/99, 1C
    • Local African American group to form millennium agenda, 1/9/99, 1B
    • Local law enforcement beefs up for millenium, 12/31/99, 1B
    • Local man Paul White a 'co-creator' of Y2K bug, 6/19/99, 1C
    • Local small businesses prepare for Y2K, 6/15/99, 1C
    • Make and bury your own time capsule, 12/6/99, 1D
    • Many international students in Mississippi travel on Y2K weekend, 12/30/99, 1B
    • Mississippi all quiet on Y2K front, 12/28/99, 1A
    • Mississippi banks prepare for Y2K, 6/13/99, 1C
    • Mississippi Emergency Management Agency prepared, 12/26/99, 1B
    • Mississippians making plans for millennium's last New Year's Eve, 8/13/99, 1E
    • New Year's party plays called typical, 12/30/99, 1C
    • Officials see no evidence that US extremists will cause harm, 12/31/99, 1A
    • One of Jackson's 2 water plants not Y2K-ready, 12/29/99, 5B
    • Our notion of entertainment has changed much in last 100 years, 1/25/99, 1D
    • Overload of phone calls, not Y2K, may jam lines, 12/31/99, 1A
    • Panic and hoarding called the real threat, 9/18/99, 1C
    • Pearl aldermen approve computer system, 2/9/99, 2B
    • Power plants nationwide test Y2K plans, 4/10/99, 1C
    • Public schools still preparing for Y2K, 12/27/99, 1B
    • Religious groups view new millennium differently, 8/23/99, 1D
    • School districts work on plans, 9/23/99, 1E
    • Some Jacksonians nervous, others amused by publicity, 12/20/99, 1B
    • Some residents are stocking up, 12/31/99, 1C
    • Stacey Wall of Pinnacle Trust at Primos Northgate, 2/5/99, 1C
    • State anticipates only minor Y2K glitches, 12/20/99, 5B
    • State government agencies related to business prepare, 6/18/99, 1C
    • State hospitals and nursing homes confident of preparation, 12/27/99, 4B
    • State tackling problem without overkill, 3/13/99, 1A
    • State utility and water companies preparing, 10/5/99, 1C
    • Tech officer says USM's computers ready for 72K, 7/3/99, 7B
    • Those living at turn of last century had hopes, dreams, 1/11/99, 1D
    • Timeline to the millennium at Oxford Elementary School, 12/9/99, 1E
    • US Congress approves Y2K lawsuit protection, 7/2/99, 1A
    • Utility companies prepare, 6/14/99, 8C
    • Y2K preparations costly for Mississippi universities, 6/20/99, 1B
  • Year 2000 SEE ALSO First Night
  • Yellow Creek Rocket Plant
    • Foreign steel processing plant considers site
      • 'Project Silver', 4/28/99, 1C
  • Yellow Freight System inc
    • President Fred Zollars speaks at Richland facility
      • Talk of expansion, 8/2/99, 6C
  • YMCA
    • Clinton Y holds children's Y2K run, 12/30/99, 2B
    • Long history of community service, 11/22/99, 1D
  • Yoknapatawpha SEE Oxford, Mississippi
  • Yoknapatawpha Conference
    • 26th annual Faulkner conference in Oxford, 7/18/99, 5G
  • Young Life Urban Ministry
    • Expands ministry in Jackson, 6/5/99, 7B
  • Young, Gloria
    • Jackson woman named Mississippi's Parent of the Year, 3/31/99, 3B
  • Young, Jerry
    • Jackson minister is officer in National Baptist Convention, 9/10/99, 1A
  • Young, Leonard
    • Body ID'd as that of Hillary Johnson, 12/5/99, 1B; 12/6/99, 2B; 12/7/99, 1B
    • Suspect in death of Oxford man and Hillary Johnson, Memphis student, 11/30/99, 1B; 12/2/99, 5B
  • Young, Sally
    • Brandon woman seeks 'angel' who helped her at traffic crash
      • Her twins were killed, 1/22/99, 1A
  • Youth clubs
    • Draw children uneasy with regular church services, 2/13/99, 1E
  • Youth Crime Watch
    • Teams aim to prevent violence in schools, 1/23/99, 2B
  • Youth Leadership Jackson
    • 40 youths accepted into class, 11/8/99, 1B
  • Youth Villages SEE Foster children

Z

  • Zacharias, Donald
    • Message from him to his grandson
      • Mississippi Millennium, 9/19/99, 5B
  • Zero tolerance (school policy) SEE School violence
  • Zeta Tau Alpha
    • Ole Miss sorority chapter may close down, 4/13/99, 1B; 4/14/99, 1B; 4/17/99, 1A; 12/5/99, 1A
  • Zhu, Ruopeng SEE National Geography Bee
  • Zhu, Ruopeng SEE Salute to Eight Grade Scholars
  • Zoning, Brandon
    • Aldermen approve a planned unit development (PUD), 4/22/99, 2B
    • Residents object to decision to allow building of large subdivision, 1/15/99, 2B
  • Zoning, Clinton SEE Morrison Heights Baptist Church
  • Zoning, Florence
    • City reveals new regulations, 11/18/99, 2B
  • Zoning, Flowood
    • City to make decision on quick-lube store at Castlewoods, 1/29/99, 2B; 2/18/99, 2B; 7/20/99, 2B
  • Zoning, Gluckstadt community
    • Residents seek protection in zoning, 12/4/99, 2B
  • Zoning, Jackson
    • Highway 80 residents want their property zoned commercial, 6/24/99, 3B
    • Long, single-street subdivisions a safety issue, 11/8/99, 1B
  • Zoning, Madison
    • Zoning board OKs preliminary plan for new shopping center, 12/28/99, 2B
  • Zoning, Madison SEE Apartments, Madison
  • Zoning, Madison County
    • Rental house or rental cabin on Cedar Hill Rd?, 1/6/99, 2B


 

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