Maranda Faris, The Jackson Sun

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Past articles by Maranda:

Gubernatorial candidate Randy Boyd talks law and order with local police

"I'm writing down wishes and making them a to-do list," gubernatorial candidate Randy Boyd told local police and sheriffs Thursday afternoon. → Read More

U.S. Marshals search for fugitive from Hardin County

Patrick Dillon Butler, 24, is believed to be armed and should be considered dangerous. → Read More

JPD officer accidentally shot during training

Neither officer involved has been identified. The firearms instructor is in stable condition. → Read More

Sheriff's Office gets $82K to continue West Middle construction

A vote to grant the Madison County Sheriff's Office more than $82,000 to continue construction on West Middle School passed Monday night after reconsidering a failed vote. → Read More

Police ID man killed in Parkway East shooting

Travis Hartshaw was shot and killed Friday night in a shooting at Parkway East Apartments. Police believe he was shot by two black men. → Read More

2 people arrested, charged with providing phones to inmates

A former jail employee and another person are charged with allegedly bringing cell phones to inmates. → Read More

Remember Me: Union staff honors Sonny Melton at annual walk

The 10th Remember Me Commemorative Walk, held each year at Union University, remembered alumni Sonny Melton. Melton was killed during the Las Vegas shootings Sunday. → Read More

Woman dies after being hit by car on Hollywood

Jackson police have confirmed a woman hit by a car Monday night has died from her injuries. → Read More

1 killed, 3 injured in McNairy County shooting

McNairy County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting that killed one and injured three others including the shooter early Friday morning. → Read More

Second teen arrested in Milan double homicide

Deairrious Young and Troy Whitmore were shot and killed Tuesday night at the Meadows of Milan. → Read More

Holly Bobo's mother: Decision had 'nothing to do with this animal'

Zach Adams will serve a sentence of life without parole in addition to 50 years after taking a sentencing deal in the death of Holly Lynn Bobo. → Read More

Holly Bobo trial: Zach Adams sentenced to life without parole

The state has agreed to sentence Zach Adams to life without parole plus 50 years in the death, rape and abduction of Holly Bobo. → Read More

Holly Bobo trial: Sentencing hearings begin

After convicting Zach Adams in the death of Holly Bobo, a jury will now decide if he will be sentenced to death by lethal injection. → Read More

Holly Bobo trial: Defendant found guilty of murder, kidnapping and rape

A jury has found Zachary Rye Adams guilty of first-degree murder, especially aggravated kidnapping and aggravated rape. → Read More

Holly Bobo Trial: Defendant Zach Adams found guilty of first-degree murder, aggravated kidnapping and aggravated rape

Holly Bobo disappeared and was killed in 2011, authorities said. Zach Adams is the first of three men to go trial. → Read More

Holly Bobo trial Day 11: Jury deliberations continue

Jury deliberations resumed Friday morning after the jury recessed for the day Thursday at 6 p.m. → Read More

Madison County Sheriff's Office employee arrested in Decatur County indictments

A Madison County Sheriff's Office employee is one of eight people arrested on indictments in Decatur County related to felony theft allegations. → Read More

Holly Bobo trial day 10: Closing arguments and jury deliberations to start

Closing arguments will start Thursday morning in the case against Zach Adams in the death of Holly Bobo. Then the jury will begin their deliberations. → Read More

Holly Bobo- Day 9: What to know for Wednesday

Defense attorneys could rest Wednesday after presenting their final witnesses in Zach Adams' trial in the death of Holly Bobo. → Read More

Holly Bobo trial: Making the pieces fit

Testimony during the first week of the Holly Bobo murder trial connects Holly Bobo to Zach Adams, together in her disappearance, rape and death. → Read More