26, Feb 2015 - Marshall, MS Banned items found during prison shakedown
MERIDIAN -- Officials say cellphones, shanks, prepaid credit cards and other contraband items have been found at East Mississippi Correctional Facility.
22, Feb 2015 - Marshall, MS State Senate Bill Would Take Job Protection from Prison System Workers
Employees in the Mississippi prison system could lose their civil-service job protection for a year, under a plan being considered by lawmakers.
12, Oct 2014 - Marshall, MS Lawyers seek class status for Miss. prison lawsuit
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Lawyers suing the state over conditions at the East Mississippi Correctional Facility near Meridian have asked a federal judge to certify them to represent all inmates there. The American Civil Liberties Union and the Southern Poverty Law Center already represent a number of individual ...
08, Oct 2014 - Marshall, MS Two Bidders Seek Private Prison Contract
Officials with the Mississippi Department of Corrections say two companies are bidding to manage East Mississippi Correctional Facility and three other privately operated prisons.