Woman gives birth to baby girl at Jackson abortion clinic – WAPT

A woman gave birth Wednesday to a baby girl at the state’s only abortion clinic in Jackson, authorities said.

The woman, whose age and name have not been released, came to the Jackson Women’s Health Organization about 9 a.m. to have an ultrasound to determine how far along her pregnancy was, clinic director Shannon Brewer said.

Trump signs bill for terminal patients to try unproven drugs – WLBT

President Donald Trump signed legislation Wednesday aimed at helping people with deadly diseases try experimental treatments, calling it a “fundamental freedom” that will offer hope and save lives.

“There were no options. But now you have hope – you really have hope,” Trump said. He noted that “for many years, patients, advocates and lawmakers have fought for this fundamental freedom.”

The bill cleared the House last week following an emotional debate in which Republicans said it would help thousands of people in search of hope. Many Democrats said the measure was dangerous and would give patients false hope.

Full-time deputy now on duty at Stone County Courthouse – WLOX

STONE COUNTY, MS (WLOX) –There’s another deputy at the Stone County Courthouse. But unlike the deputies who work various court cases or transport prisoners, this one is now specifically assigned to work at the courthouse. County officials said the move is meant to increase security.

Stone County Sheriff’s deputy Heath Maddox is a welcome sight to so many in the building. The former road patrol deputy spent nine years in that division. Now, he’s changed his routine to security at the courthouse.

Mississippi Highway Patrol accepting applications for new cadet class