The investigation of a bank robbery in Clinton continues. The suspect escaped on foot after hitting the BankPlus on Springridge Road. There were no injuries in the the holdup. No arrests have been made.
Mississippi Baptist Health Systems of Jackson and Baptist Memorial Health Care, which is headquartered in Memphis, have completed a merger. The merger, announced last week, creates one of the largest not-for-profit health care systems in the country. The company comprises several affiliate hospitals in Arkansas, Tennessee, and Mississippi, including the Baptist Medical Center in Jackson, and a number of health services and programs in Attala, Leake, and Yazoo Counties.
Mississippian Ricky Stenhouse Junior, of Olive Branch, was the winner of the Geico 500 Sunday at Talladega. Stenhouse drove to his first victory in the Monster Energy Series following a 16 care pileup that brought out the red flag and resulted in a nearly 30 minute delay before the race resumed. Also, there was one final caution period which caused the race to be completed in overtime.