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Thompson ordered removed as judge

JACKSON — Lee County Justice Court Judge Rickey Thompson has been removed from office by the Mississippi Supreme Court. Thompson, a justice court judge since 2004, has until June 4 to ask the Supreme Court to reconsider. If he does not ask for a rehearing, the removal will become effective June 11. Thompson was also fined $3,500 and ordered to ...

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Delta schools lose in bid to stop state takeover

LEFLORE COUNTY — The Leflore County school system will not be allowed to block a state takeover. In an order issued yesterday, the state Supreme Court said the school system has no legal right to appeal an emergency takeover order from the governor. The ruling sets a precedent to block future challenges from other districts. Conservator Robert Strebeck is likely ...

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