A funeral Mass was held Friday for Joseph Watts Martin III, son of longtime Jackson County Circuit Clerk Joe Martin, at Our Lady of Victories Catholic Church in downtown Pascagoula. Martin, 45, died Monday in an accident at home in Pascagoula.
Mississippi’s sales-tax holiday runs from 12:01 a.m. Friday, July 29 through midnight Saturday, July 30. Shoppers won’t have to pay the 7 percent sales tax on qualifying clothing and shoes whether they are used for school or not.
Jimbo Mathus released a good-natured critique of the Donald Trump campaign, complete with Mexican children. But if Trump wants to complain, he’ll have to catch up with the Mississippi singer-guitarist on the road — with the Squirrel Nut Zippers