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Families reunited in Hinds County Youth Court receive Thanksgiving meals
November 26, 2020

Social services workers on Wednesday delivered Thanksgiving food boxes to 15 families who were recently reunited with their children in Hinds County Youth Court.

Housing assistance may prevent separation of children from parents
November 19, 2020

A study of child neglect cases in Hinds and Washington counties seeks to determine whether providing housing assistance to struggling families could avoid the possibility of children being removed from parents’ custody.

Sandra Parks, longtime champion of issues affecting children, died Nov. 10
November 11, 2020

Sandra Parks, longtime champion of issues affecting children, died Nov. 10

Judges elect conference officers
November 6, 2020

Chancellor Rhea Sheldon of Purvis recently was elected chair of the Conference of Chancery Court Judges. ChancellorRobert G. Clark III of Lexington was elected vice-chair, and Chancellor Larry Little of Oxford was re-elected secretary-treasurer.

Justice Dawn Beam honored with Beacon of Justice Award
October 29, 2020

Supreme Court Justice Dawn Beam was honored Oct. 28 as the recipient of the Mississippi Volunteer Lawyers Project’s Beacon of Justice Award.

Carlyn Hicks appointed Hinds County Court Judge
July 14, 2020

Newly appointed Hinds County Court Judge Carlyn M. Hicks took the oath of office on Tuesday, July 14.