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The National Weather Service has issued A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH for the following counties/areas: Haywood; Lauderdale, TN; DeSoto; Tunica, MS; Tipton, TN; Benton, MS; Fayette; Hardeman; Shelby, TN; Crittenden; St. Francis, AR; Tate, MS; ...
The passengers who died are Sierra Jean Dixon, 7, Terra Dixon, 9, and Spencer Harvard, 16, said Chase Elkins, spokesman for Mississippi highway patrol, which is investigating the crash. All three are from Lucedale. Also in the car were Jody Baxter, 21; ...
Penn National Gaming of Wyomissing, Pennsylvania, said Tuesday that it will pay $44 million to buy the two Mississippi gambling halls, which had been handed over to creditors after bankruptcy.
GREENE COUNTY, MS (WDAM) -. The Mississippi highway patrol responded to a two vehicle accident on MS 63 at the intersection of Hwy 63 Friday.
Alcorn County Emergency Management Director Ricky Gibens tells the Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal that one tornado may have touched down briefly in a field.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. - While the Mid-South was getting hit with storms and hail, some areas were also at risk for tornadoes. McNairy, Hardin, Dyer and Lauderdale counties in Tennessee were under a Tornado Warning Monday afternoon. Alcorn and Tippah ...
JACKSON COUNTY, MS. - Jackson County capital murder suspect Thomas Elliott Stafford waived extradition in a Portland,Oregon courtroom Monday morning.
Well into the discussion of the Mississippi state flag at the Harrison County Republican women's Club on Monday at the Great Southern Golf Club, someone noticed the state flag was not in attendance.
Pierce said the upgrades could be financed through many flexible funding sources such as a tax-exempt lease purchase and an Mississippi Development Authority Energy Efficiency Lease Program. Entergy Mississippi could also offer the county rebates on ...
Shacham and her collaborators studied 3,108 counties in the U.S. They determined 507 "high risk" areas for Zika transmission based on several factors: the presence of Aedes aegypti mosquitoes; high rates of sexually transmitted infections, which is an ...
Spice Maker to Open Marshall County Warehouse, Hiring 48. Byhalia, Miss. (AP) - McCormick & Co. will open a distribution center in north Mississippi, investing $6 million in equipment and hiring 48 workers. The Maryland-based manufacturer of spices, ...
Like many former slave plantation counties along the Mississippi River, Jefferson County is divided into two distinct classes: a land-owning elite that is both Black and white, and a large, impoverished majority that is almost entirely African-American ...
A Lowndes County narcotics officer was shot following a high-speed chase Monday, and the suspect involved is dead. Mississippi Bureau of Investigation spokesman Warren Strain said the incident began around 10:07 a.m. Monday when a Mathiston police ...
Adams County supervisors have appointed Aisha Sanders to serve as interim county prosecuting attorney until a special election is held.
UPDATE 8:27 p.m. Sunday: Mississippi highway patrol has arrested Jesse Edward Dickerson, 23, of Lucedale, Mississippi and charged him with four felony counts of leaving the scene of an accident causing injury or death. UPDATE 9:12 a.m. Sunday ...
The driver killed in a deadly crash in Warren County has been identified as 28-year-old Patrick Traylor of Vicksburg. According to Corporal Eric Henry with Mississippi highway patrol, they responded to Mississippi 3 in Warren County near International ...
Chess has been around for 1,500 years but until a couple of summers ago the ancient game was still mostly a mystery to the folks of rural Franklin County, Mississippi. Few had ever played chess before, many confused it with checkers. A chess board was ...
The body of Kirkendall, an Indiana resident, was found Monday, March 20, in the unplugged freezer at the home he was renting in Latimer, Mississippi. Kirkendall was last seen March 3, said Marcia Hill, a spokeswoman for Jackson County Sheriff Mike Ezell.
A murder suspect wanted in Jackson County, Mississippi was arrested outside a residence on SW Alder Street in downtown Portland Saturday afternoon.
Mississippi county, MO (KFVS) -. Officers are on the scene of a crash that claimed the lives of two people on US 60/62, one mile west of the Mississippi River Bridge in Mississippi county. A two vehicle crash involved a motor vehicle fire according to ...
Mississippi county, MO (KFVS) -. Officers have cleared the roadway on US 60/62 after a deadly crash that claimed the lives of two people on US 60/62, one mile west of the Mississippi River Bridge in Mississippi county. US 60/62 is now open and traffic ...
Two large-scale wildfires burned overnight in Leake and Choctaw counties, the Mississippi Forestry Commission said.
From there, the extra nutrients flow into rivers that eventually connect to the Mississippi River and flow to the Gulf of Mexico.
Michael Bell was shot to death on July 23, 1998 while working as a clerk at the McKee's Stateline Convenience Store on Highway 125S between Middleton, Tennessee, and Walnut, Mississippi, when he was shot to death. The investigation revealed an ...
Jordan Bryant, second from right, and Zabia Burton, far right, both of DeKalb recently served as pages for the Mississippi Senate.
UPDATE: 03/23/2017 7:45am The Mississippi highway patrol (MHP) indicates that driver fatigue may have played a role in this morning's crash in Copiah County. The MHP says that the driver of a Ford Mustang appears to have rear-ended an 18-wheeler as ...
Mississippi county, MO (KFVS) -. A Mississippi county man is facing felony charges following a theft/fraud report investigated this week by the Mississippi county Sheriff's Office. According to Mississippi county Sheriff Cory Hutcheson, the ...
In rural Franklin County, Mississippi, just seven of the 93 high school graduates last year went on to a four-year college.
high school Seniors on track to graduate Spring 2017 from either Kemper County High school, Kemper Academy, or a homeschool program and plan to attend East Mississippi Community College (EMCC) should apply for the Community Foundation of East ...
"They put out the residential fire and embers from the house fire caught a wooded area on fire," said Yazoo County's Emergency Director Jack Willingham. According to the Mississippi Forestry Commission, 121 acres were burned, 56 homes and structures ...
During its March 6 meeting the Kemper Board of Supervisors agreed to apply for a Recreational Trail Grant through the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, fisheries and Parks in the amount up the $100K, with a 20 percent match to be paid by the county.
The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal reports ( ) that 71-year-old Aline Howell of Azusa, California, died Tuesday at a hospital after the Sunday collision.
The house fire that sparked a wildfire in Yazoo County is being investigated as arson, according to an investigator with the Yazoo County Sheriff's Department. According to the Mississippi Forestry Commission, a total of 121 acres burned in the wildfire.
House Revolts Against DeSoto County Delegation. It was time for revenge in the Mississippi House, as members voted down two run-of-the-mill bills brought by the delegation from DeSoto County. | March 22, 2017, at 6:57 p.m.. MORE.
Mississippi county, MO (KFVS) -. A New Madrid man is facing several charges after allegedly running out on a large bill at a Mississippi county restaurant. According to Sheriff Cory Hutcheson, employees at the restaurant called the sheriff's department ...
RIDGELAND, Mississippi (WJTV) - A Madison County judge will decide whether a Costco can move forward in the city of Ridgeland, Mississippi.
"KeyTronicEMS's expansion demonstrates the company's commitment to Corinth and Alcorn County," Gov. Phil Bryant said.
The unemployment rate increased by half a percentage point between the months of December and January in Pearl River County. Pearl River County's ...
Hays House Moving, the city and the Mississippi highway patrol got one of the largest pieces of the Wilson House across Interstate 10 and over Mississippi 57 on Tuesday afternoon. They stopped traffic on I-10 both ways, but only for a short period of time.
Mississippi highway patrol spokesman Criss Turnipseed says a 2016 Nissan Sentra being followed by a Hyundai Sonata were traveling south in the northbound lanes of Highway 45 Alternate when the Sentra collided head-on with a northbound 2003 ...
The Mississippi highway patrol (MHP) is on the scene of an accident involving a tractor trailer on I-55 near mile marker 153 in Holmes County.
She began practicing law in Mississippi two years ago. "It will provide me with quality experience," Sanders said. "It will be nice to see the law from the prosecutor's standpoint.
Jefferson County high school's Kailyn Hammett and Antrell Gales still have one more year to play basketball for the Lady Tigers, but that hasn't stopped them from already shining.
... working to restore power to nearly 6,000 customers in four Northeast Arkansas counties. As of 1 p.m. Tuesday, as many as 4,129 people were without power in Leachville, Manila, Monette, Caraway, and Black Oak in Craighead and Mississippi counties.
Mississippi highway patrol spokesman Criss Turnipseed says a 2016 Nissan Sentra being followed by a Hyundai Sonata were traveling south in the northbound lanes of Highway 45 Alternate when the Sentra collided head-on with a northbound 2003 ...
Authorities say a body was discovered in a freezer of a Latimer home on Monday.
PASCAGOULA, Miss. - Investigators are trying to identify a decomposing body discovered during a church gathering in Jackson County. Jackson County Sheriff Mike Ezell says that parishioners of Pine Grove Methodist Church were having a function ...
Lincoln County authorities are looking into a double shooting that left a man dead and his wife in the hospital Saturday morning.
YAZOO COUNTY, Miss. (WJTV) - The Yazoo County Sheriff's Department is investigating a shooting that happened Sunday, March 19, 2017.
The case to be heard at Mississippi Valley State is the criminal appeal of Marcus Shelby, convicted by a Hinds County Circuit Court jury in December 2013 of depraved heart murder in the death of Duan Penn. He was sentenced as a habitual offender to ...





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