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Ex-judge accused of attempting to influence witness

JACKSON — A former Mississippi judge has been accused of witness tampering in documents filed in U.S. District Court in Jackson. The federal information filed in June alleges former Chancery Judge Joe Dale Walker “knowingly and intentionally attempted to corruptly influence a witness subpoenaed to appear before a federal grand jury.” The document also alleges Walker tried to prevent the ...

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Ex-superintendent, conservator to oversee troubled school district

FOREST — Mark Boyles, a retired superintendent from Smith County and who has served in conservatorship roles for the state when needed, will assume oversight of Scott County schools on July 1. Boyles will replace Michael Vinson, who was appointed by the State Board of Education to oversee the district on Feb. 26. Vinson has announced he will retire June ...

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Board approves temporary rule change regarding loss of school accreditation

JACKSON — The Mississippi Board of Education has approved a temporary rule that will allow the Commission on School Accreditation and the Board greater flexibility regarding the withdrawal of accreditation in a district that is placed under conservatorship. The rule amends an accreditation policy and that states “any school district placed in conservatorship may have its accreditation withdrawn.” The original ...

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Valued Members FCU goes into conservatorship

JACKSON — National Credit Union Administration regulators who took over troubled Valued Members Federal Credit Union’s Jackson, Canton and Lena locations yesterday say they hope the $9-million institution can be returned to the control of its members. The alternative is to arrange a transfer of the assets of the 2,030-member credit union to another credit union willing to take on responsibilities ...

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