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Senator Burton falls ill

Sen. Terry Burton has suffered a stroke and is undergoing medical care, Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves’s office said today.

“Please join me and Elee in praying for Senator Burton and his family,” Lt. Gov. Reeves said.

His family has asked for privacy at this time.

Jail escapee captured

State inmate Gregory Trigg, who escaped from the Scott County Jail last weekend, has been captured and is back in prison.

Trigg, #R4245, was found in a motel in Hazlehurst and arrested without incident by local authorities. He was caught at 11:30 p.m. Monday at the motel. His identity was confirmed later.