It's been a weird news day in Jackson
Dump Truck Bandit
A creative minded burglar stole a dump truck and used it to commit two robberies early this morning before the truck's owners even knew it was stolen.
The Mayor Doesn't Live In Jackson
The Jackson Democratic Municipal Executive Committee said today that Jackson Mayor Frank Melton wasn't qualified to run for a second term as a democrat because he filed his homestead exemption in Texas rather than Jackson. Melton says he'll challenge the ruling in court. You'd think he'd be tired of court by now.
Story: Clarion Ledger
Canton Police Officer Shoots Dog
Not surprisingly the pooch in question was a pit bull terrier that attacked the Canton Copper. The owner swears it would never hurt a fly.