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Tuesday was the busiest day for severe weather so far in 2018 as the South and Midwest were hit hard. Structural damage was widespread, and nearly 150,000 homes and businesses lost power. Winds destroyed a hangar at Houston's Hobby Airport, but no injuries were reported. An electric ...
JACKSON, Miss. -- Gov. Phil Bryant has officially set the date for the special U.S. Senate election to replace Thad Cochran, and set the qualifying deadline for April 24. The Nov. 6 special election will not have party primaries. If no candidate receives more than 50 percent of the vote, a runoff between ...

"The market for our agricultural commodities in the U.S. are so intimately tied to each other that, physically, it doesn't matter whether that soybean was from Nebraska or Mississippi. If the beans aren't going to this other county, it would impact the prices." The Associated Press contributed to this report. farmers
A continuance was granted for the jury trial of former Mississippi County sheriff Cory Hutcheson. Hutcheson was set to go trial April 2-6 on charges of robbery and making a false statement. However, prosecutors asked for a continuance, in part based on Hutcheson's recent federal indictment and publicity concerning ... Mississippi
BOONEVILLE, Miss (WJTV) - A lineman was killed during storms in western Prentiss County last night. Prentiss County Electric Power company General Manager Ronnie Roland says crews serving parts of six counties were out last night beginning around 8:45 pm. This particular crew was working on ...
Following a stormy evening, power crews are still trying to restore electricity to many in Mississippi County. According to the Entergy Arkansas outage map, about 976 customers are without power as of Wednesday morning. One major outage is in Blytheville and runs east to Armorel. Another outage is located near Keiser. Mississippi

Mississippi's timber bridges are in jeopardy of closing, if they haven't already, and the price tag lands with the cities and counties where they're located. ... An action plan was set in place for bridge inspections last year that included national engineering consultants doing the inspections of city and ...
GEORGE COUNTY, Miss. (WKRG) - An investigation is underway at the George County Regional Correctional Facility after the death of an inmate. The George County Sheriff's Office along with the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation and the Mississippi Department of Corrections are investigating the ...
A fugitive who escaped custody in Mississippi is back behind bars after being caught in DeKalb County Monday night. Delvin Moore was facing felony robbery charges when he took off from the Lowndes County Jail in Columbus, Mississippi in September of 2017. Police say he's responsible for dozens ...
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. - Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley announced on Tuesday that his office is pursuing a broader criminal and civil review of the Mississippi County Jail facility and Sheriff Corey Hutcheson. The decision comes after findings by three medical experts that the death of ...
In the annual County Health Rankings, health outcomes category is based on measures for premature death and quality of life based on how healthy people feel. The top ranked counties, in the lightest shades, have fewer years of potential life lost and higher rates of good physical and mental health days.
Friday, the Hancock County Sheriff's Office arrested one of their own officers. Sgt. Cody Moak was arrested after he had an altercation with his wife. Police say the alleged incident happened Thursday evening. According to deputies, Moak was arrested after a complaint was filed and investigated Friday.
Farmers and ranchers in adjacent counties in those and other states can qualify for low-interest loans if they can prove losses from the drought. ... As part of the Mississippi declaration, the department said East Carroll, Madison and Tensas parishes in Louisiana and Chicot County in Arkansas share county ...
New health data released today reinforces an all too familiar narrative of the counties in Mississippi: Those in the Delta struggle, while the affluent ... The County Health Rankings, a system that uses a variety of statistics to measure health factors and outcomes, listed Rankin as the healthiest county ...
Educators in Pearl River County are working to fix the current teacher shortage affecting Mississippi. "Right now, our nation, not just Mississippi, but our nation is facing a teacher shortage," said Teacher Academy instructor Stacy Reese. The Teacher Academy is a program in Pearl River County School ...
CHARLESTON, MO (KFVS) -. Former Mississippi County Missouri sheriff Cory Hutcheson is due in court on Thursday, March 8. Hutcheson faces charges of first-degree robbery and making a false declaration. He is accused of taking a document from his sister-in-law's employer in March 2017.
The state of Mississippi has a list of residents with unclaimed money and Jackson County leaders want you to collect. Resident Marshall Smith scrolled through the list of folks with unclaimed money. "Lost money. But I'm unable to find it on this list," he said. "My mother up in Kemper County, she had some ...

MISSISSIPPI COUNTY, Ark. — Authorities confirm two people were arrested on suspicions that they kidnapped Ashton Talley of Mississippi County. Officials said the two suspects were in custody in Pierce County, Washington before they bonded out. 56-year-old Knanh Tan Le and 28-year-old Katherine ...
The tornado that rolled through parts of Region 8 Saturday night left a path of destruction in parts of Mississippi County. Osceola Mayor Dickie Kennemore said the majority of the major damage to hit them was on West Keiser Avenue. “I know we didn't have this extensive damage,” Mayor Kennemore said.
In a press conference held late Friday night, the Mississippi County Sheriff's Office and Second Judicial District Prosecuting Attorney Scott Ellington announced two people are in custody on suspicion of kidnapping a Mississippi County girl. Ashton Talley, 18, went missing from her Mississippi County home on Saturday, ...
MISSISSIPPI COUNTY, MO (KFVS) -. A deputy at the Mississippi County Sheriff's Department may still be trying to catch his breath after a wild pursuit Thursday night near Wyatt. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, around 11:45 p.m. Mississippi County deputy Zachary Matney was in pursuit of a ...
MISSISSIPPI COUNTY, Ark. — Missing teen from Mississippi County is home safe after being located Thursday in Washington State, Mississippi County Sheriff's Department said. In a joint task force officials were able to locate Ashton Talley in Pierce County, Washington State. Talley was first discovered ...
Mississippi Co, Ar. — The Mississippi County Sheriff's department is searching for a 18-year-old autistic student. According to Mississippi County Sheriff's Department Facebook page, Ashton Talley was discovered missing at 3:50 a.m. Saturday from her home on Highway 312, south of Blytheville. The last ...
The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette announced Thursday it will end home delivery in Mississippi County on March 31 but will provide readers with an Apple iPad tablet if they subscribe to the digital replica version of the newspaper. The newspaper will invest $200,000 in getting iPads to subscribers, publisher ...
The Mississippi Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal crash just east of Hurley from Thursday morning that killed both drivers and injured three children. Cpl. Chase Elkins said a maroon 2009 Honda Pilot was traveling west on Highway 614 near Otis Cooper Road about 5:30 a.m. when the vehicle crossed ...
Embattled Mississippi County Sheriff Cory Hutcheson has been indicted on 11 federal charges of identity theft while awaiting trial on related state charges. Hutcheson, 34, of East Prairie, Missouri, appeared Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Cape Girardeau. He pleaded not guilty to all charges and was ...
#The Mississippi Public Defender Task Force released a 100-plus-page report today, produced by the Sixth Amendment Center, detailing how indigent defense plays out in 10 county-court systems in the state including Hinds, DeSoto, Forrest, Adams and Pearl River counties. #"I feel very strongly that ...
GREENVILLE, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi county is finishing up the repairs caused by March 2016 floods. The Delta Democrat-Times reports the group restoring Washington County only has 10 of the estimated 120 damaged homes left to repair. Delta Force of Washington County Chairwoman Martha Bray ...
Two years ago to the day that a burning cross was found in Lawrence County in 2016, another one was found on a state road sign on Mississippi 27 just ... The Daily Leader's Donna Campbell reported that motorists Lawrence County Sheriff Lessie Butler told them that motorists saw the burning cross and ...
Lowndes County, Columbus respond to possible school threat. Another North Mississippi school will see increased law enforcement presence Monday morning as student's return for classes. Posted: Feb. 25, 2018 8:57 PM. Updated: Feb. 26, 2018 9:22 AM. Posted By: Madison Heil. AddThis Sharing Buttons. Share to ...
The tornado that rolled through parts of Region 8 Saturday night left a path of destruction in parts of Mississippi County. Osceola Mayor Dickie Kennemore said the majority of the major damage to hit them was on West Keiser Avenue. “I know we didn't have this extensive damage,” Mayor Kennemore said.
Two people died in a crash in Harrison County on Friday night, according to a Mississippi Highway Patrol spokesman. Chase Elkins said it appeared 18-year-old Trenton Havens, of Pass Christian, broke down in the northbound lane of U.S. 49 in a red 1992 Ford F-150 near F Taylor Road. Havens was ...
In Mississippi County, Keiser and Osceola are cleaning up after a confirmed tornado touched down in the town. In Keiser, homes were damaged, glass in front of a supplies store was smashed, and gas station pumps were ripped out of the ground. "It's going to be devastating for a lot of the people because ...
MISSISSIPPI COUNTY, Ark. — Missing teen from Mississippi County is home safe after being located Thursday (Feb. 22) in Washington State, Mississippi County Sheriff's Department said. In a joint task force officials were able to locate Ashton Talley in Pierce County, Washington State. Talley was first ...
A deputy at the Mississippi County Sheriff's Department may still be trying to catch his breath after a wild pursuit Thursday night near Wyatt. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, around 11:45 p.m. Mississippi County deputy Zachary Matney was in pursuit of a vehicle on County Road 321 and ...
MISSISSIPPI COUNTY, Ark. — Missing teen from Mississippi County is home safe after being located Thursday in Washington State, Mississippi County Sheriff's Department said. In a joint task force officials were able to locate Ashton Talley in Pierce County, Washington State. Talley was first discovered ...
Parts of rural areas in the following 61 counties are eligible for this service: Adams, Amite, Attala, Benton, Bolivar, Carroll, Choctaw, Claiborne, Clarke, Clay, Copiah, Covington, DeSoto, Forrest, Franklin, George, Greene, Grenada, Hancock, Harrison, Hinds, Holmes, Jackson, Jasper, Jefferson, Jones, ...
Mississippi Co, Ar. — The Mississippi County Sheriff's department is searching for a 18-year-old autistic student. According to Mississippi County Sheriff's Department Facebook page, Ashton Talley was discovered missing at 3:50 a.m. Saturday from her home on Highway 312, south of Blytheville. The last ...
JACKSON – Two officers at South Mississippi Correctional Institution in Greene County were arrested Tuesday after they were caught with contraband during the first major shakedown of the year under Operation Zero Tolerance. Jadijah Rawls, 21, a correctional officer trainee hired in November, and ...
Heidi Todd found alive in Alabama, suspect Thomas Evans arrested in Mississippi ... Lauderdale County Mississippi Chief Deputy Ward Calhoun tells ABC affiliate WTOK-TV the sheriff's department received a call from federal authorities at about 7:30 p.m. Wednesday ... Evans is in jail at the Lauderdale County, Miss.
Neshoba County received a grant in excess of $20,000 from the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality awarded for the county's Solid Waste ... waste management activities for cities and counties, and this grant will assist Neshoba County's efforts in improving their management of solid waste,” ...
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Relatives who thought they had buried their loved one only to find out he was alive 11 days after his funeral sued a California county Tuesday. The suit filed by Frank Kerrigan's family accuses the Orange County Coroner's Office of negligence, concealment and intentional infliction of ...
JACKSON, MI - An attorney for a lieutenant who filed a lawsuit Monday against Sheriff Steven Rand and Jackson County said the case shows there is still good reason to be vigilant in enforcing civil rights law. "I've never seen anybody that has such a breadth of prejudice," Jim Fett said Tuesday and ...
WARREN COUNTY, Miss. (WJTV) -- Drivers in Warren County traveling on I-20 Wednesday morning experienced a traffic jam due to a crash. Mississippi Highway Patrol Cpl. Kervin Stewart said the one-vehicle crash happened on I-20 west of Edwards. The driver of a Hyundai Elantra lost control and hit a ...
Chronic Wasting Disease found in Mississippi county bordering Northeast Louisiana; LDWF closely monitoring situation. Tuesday, February ... As part of its response, the MDWFP has banned supplemental feeding in Issaquena, Claiborne, Hinds, Sharkey, Warren and Yazoo counties. This is the first case of ...
ACT-Regional Manager/Workforce Initiatives-Work Ready Communities Cheri Tune (far left) joins Governor Asa Hutchinson in presenting Mississippi County Judge Dr. Terri Brassfield (center) a plaque of recognition for the county's accomplishment of earning the first ACT Certified Work Ready Community ...
JONES COUNTY, MS (WDAM) -. Two people died Friday afternoon in Jones County when their car was hit by an 18-wheeler. According to The Mississippi Highway Patrol, Helen Welborn, 80, and Sheila Rawles, 59, both of Laurel, were killed about 4:50 p.m. when their Ford Taurus was struck by the ...
“Our campaign will continue the hard work to organize volunteers in all 82 Mississippi counties and earn the trust and support of voters in the Republican primary and general election this year.” McDaniel faces several options for future office, the most pressing decision being whether to run for Wicker's seat ...
The Lauderdale County School District is looking for a new superintendent to succeed Randy Hodges when retires on June 30. Kevin Cheatham, director of career and technical education, technology, and operations, and Russell Keene, principal of Southeast High School, each confirmed to The Meridian ...
Authorities are searching for an inmate who escaped the George County Regional Facility at 7:00 p.m. Saturday. According to the Mississippi Department of Corrections, Eugene Robinson escaped in a stolen champagne 2000 GMC Sonoma truck with a Greene County tag GR7 315.


 

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