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UPDATED: Richland lifts ban on filling mobile home lots after ruling

By TED CARTER Reacting to last week’s Mississippi Supreme Court ruling, the City of Richland says it will let Cleveland Mobile Home Park resume placing mobile homes on vacant lots in the park. Mayor Mark Scarborough said Monday the only condition is that installation of the manufactured homes meets current state and city codes, including a city requirement that the homes ...

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Bassfield mayor, fire chief, other town officials avoid prison for equipment fraud

PEARL, Mississippi – A half-dozen leaders of Bassfield – including the mayor, current and former fire chiefs, city clerk and a police officer – have escaped prison sentences for using the State of Mississippi’s Surplus Property yard as a personal outdoor recreational equipment and sporting goods store. They used money from the treasury of the tiny Southwest Mississippi town of ...

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