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East Mississippi Community College instructor Janet Briggs, left, and student Mallory Vance were named the college's 2016-17 HEADWAE award recipients.
Madison County is getting less road funding from the state, but the small cuts likely won't be noticed by motorists. The county just received notification that it will get $25,000 less in State Aid Road Construction funds this year. Although the county ...
By Ryan Satcher Kemper County Messenger The Kemper County Wildcats seem to be heating up at just the right time again this season The Wildcats.
Neshoba County educators attending included (seated, from left) Elishia Thompson, Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians Tribal Scholarship Program; Sharon Brooks, Philadelphia/Neshoba County Career-Technical Center; Abby Jenkins, Philadelphia High ...
The Mississippi highway patrol has identified the driver that was killed in a wreck at the intersection of Hwy 18 and Springridge Road as 70-year-old James ...
Investigators are working to find who's responsible for a deadly stabbing in Yazoo County. We'll have details when you join us.
While conceding that funding levels may not remain the same, a leader in the Mississippi House of Representatives told a packed house at the Kemper County farmer's market on Monday night that reports of the Kemper County public schools potentially ...
A Mississippi man ended up stuck hanging upside down from a tree without any clothes on.
Craig Treadway of Olive Branch begins on the county court bench next Monday. He succeeds Celeste Wilson, who became a circuit judge for five northern Mississippi counties. Bryant had announced Wilson's appointment in early February after a former ...
... at no cost to the county. ___. Information from: The Natchez Democrat, copyright 2017 The Associated Press.
The Mississippi county Sheriff's Office has arrested 6 Mississippi county residents following a narcotics investigation. The following residents were charged with ...
Trial Set for Mississippi Ex-deputy Charged With Sex crime. A judge has scheduled a trial date for a former Mississippi sheriff's deputy charged with having sex with an inmate in a county jail. Feb. 22, 2017, at 8:27 a.m.. MORE. LinkedIn · StumbleUpon ...
Henry Arnaldo Padilla-Amaya, wanted by Raleigh and Cary police on child-rape and other charges dating as far back as 2005, was returned to Wake County early Wednesday after being arrested in Mississippi, where a computer check during a January ...
16, 2015 photograph, an over view shows a section of the Mississippi Power Co. carbon capture plant in DeKalb, Miss. Treetop Midstream Services, a company that had planned to buy carbon dioxide from Mississippi Power Co.'s Kemper County power plant ...
With the Mississippi Department of Transportation purchasing county property for the Highway 7 expansion, county officials needed to relocate several agencies, including the Mississippi highway patrol, Department of Human Services, and child Protective ...
Delta Regional Authority announced a $2.3 investment in Adams County. Approximately $1.3 million is coming from a DRA grant for construction, and the county spent approximately $1 million on infrastructure improvements on the property, including moving ...
The Chickasaw County Coroner identifies the victim as the ambulance driver, 54-year-old Michael Collums of West Point. The ambulance passenger was taken to the North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. No word on the condition or identity of that ...
Craig Treadway of Olive Branch begins on the county court bench next Monday. He succeeds Celeste Wilson, who became a circuit judge for five northern Mississippi counties. Bryant had announced Wilson's appointment in early February after a former ...
TOOMSUBA, Miss. (AP) - Authorities have charged one person in the shooting deaths of a 5-year-old boy and his mother, grandmother and aunt at their home in eastern Mississippi. Lauderdale County Chief Deputy Ward Calhoun tells WTOK-TV ...
A two-day rescue effort coordinated by Moulton and Lawrence County emergency responders ended successfully when a Mississippi man was discharged from a Jasper hospital after a hiking injury in Bankhead National Forest. The rescue of John McBride, ...
It was almost 200 years ago that settlers came to this part of Mississippi. The gulf and ship Island railroad at the turn of the 20th century helped make places along its line, like Magee, important.
A pilot program that would have increased the number of inspections of child care centers in nine Mississippi counties, comprising one health district, has been suspended indefinitely as the state Department of Health reviews alternate options ...
Marlow said the federal aid project would be revised to still cost approximately $1.7 million, but instead of working primarily at the intersections, the county would overlay and widen the road from where state maintenance ends near U.S. 61 out to the ...
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Investigators say a 5-year-old boy and three of his family members were shot to death at a home in eastern Mississippi. Lauderdale County Chief Sheriff's Deputy Ward Calhoun says investigators are pursuing "numerous leads" after ...
Holmes County is among the poorest counties in the nation, plagued by age-old systematic racism, with a population (18,340) that has been declining for more than a half-century.
The Heritage trail tells its importance. Nearby, the first county seat of Westville is pretty much just a cemetery today. Talk about a town dying.
The Marshall County Sheriff's Dept. said the suspect in a fatal shooting Monday morning at an armored vehicle supplier is in custody.
The Leake County Sheriff's Office is investigating a murder that happened at 10 a.m. on Sunday. Deputies responded to stabbing at a home at 5333 MS 488. Authorities say the victim, 40-year-old Danny Kent, was laying on the ground and his stepson ...
The investigation is still ongoing by the Marion County Sheriff's Office with the assistance of the Marion County Coroner Norma Williamson, Mississippi Bureau of Investigations and the District Attorney's Office of the 15th Judicial District ...
Wilkinson County inmate dies after fight. By Associated Press · email the author. Published ... A statement from the Mississippi Department of Correction said a preliminary investigation determined Heinz had suffered serious injuries during an alleged ...
(AP) - Warren County supervisors say they may ask state lawmakers to let them place its jail outside the city limits of Vicksburg.
LAMAR COUNTY, MS (WDAM) -. A man is dead after a motorcycle accident on Highway 98 in Lamar County Friday evening.
Tunica County on Friday released video of the bar fight preceding the arrest. As his girlfriend was bailing him out Friday, Smith was found to need medical attention.
And Murray said he also wanted to work with Waste Pro, the company currently contracted to pick up garbage and recycling, to make sure a plan was in place for recycling pickup at the county convenience stations, which he said would be at no cost to the ...
CHARLESTON, MO (KFVS) -. A crash south of Charleston, Missouri on Interstate 57 left one woman injured at 1:25 p.m. on Saturday. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Crystal Limpert, 37 of Fredericktown, Mo.
Mississippi county, MO (KFVS) -. A woman is accused of selling drugs to the Mississippi county sheriff on Thursday, February 16.
Just 11 years ago, 28 area high school seniors received recognition as Lincoln County Mississippi Scholars. On the 10th anniversary last year, 185 students walked away with that title and honor.
"Even today, half the counties in Mississippi do not have any backup for their records outside the courthouse," he said.
Three-on-your-side has received several reports of skunk encounters in Madison County, so we went to the Mississippi Museum of Natural science to find what's up with so many skunk sightings. "It's mating season," said Wildlife biologist Corey Wright.
DESOTO COUNTY, Miss. ( - The fight to run radar continues. DeSoto County Sheriff Bill Rasco has been trying to slow down speeders since he took office more than ten years ago.
MCCOMB, Miss. (AP) - Officials are investigating a fight at the Pike County jail that left five inmates injured with an eye toward filing charges against participants.
"He hit an officer. Yes. And at that point is the reason he was placed under arrest," Chief Deputy Randy Stewart, with the Tunica County Sheriff's Office, said.
Gulfport, Miss. (AP) - The Hancock County Board of Supervisors has floated a proposal to privatize the library system, and WLOX-TV (http://bit.
DESOTO COUNTY, Miss. -- The DeSoto County Sheriff's Office said one key in keeping the roads safe is out of their hands.
19 inmates were contained at that time and there were no injuries reported while MHP was on scene.
A small section of Martin Luther King Jr. Road in northern Adams County epitomizes underlying infrastructure problems in our community - and our local government's addiction to other sources of money to fix local problems.
... the arrest and is determining what steps to take next. ___. Information from: WCBI-TV, copyright 2017 The Associated Press.
Two people were arrested and charged in connection to child abuse in Mississippi county, Missouri. On Sunday, the Mississippi county Sheriff's Office got a call of child abuse alleged to have taken place at a home in rural Mississippi county. Deputies ...
"It's a commission that was started back in the 1920s or '30s," Petersen told county officials. "It was set up to go up the Great River Road and enhance its beauty and encourage tourism.
Winston County Sheriff's Department is looking for Kevin Ladexter Carter, wanted in connection to a homicide.





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