JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Mississippi Department of Transportation is delaying work on several highway expansion projects because of a tight state budget.
Director Melinda McGrath tells lawmakers Friday that the department is spending money on existing highways rather than new ones.
Meadow Smith is on a mission to help abused dogs in Sunflower County.
The young girl recently approached her mother about helping abused animals that are housed at the Hough-Dement Animal Shelter.