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J.A.K.E.S. event teaches archery, shotgun, rifle basics

Youngsters looking for introductory instruction in hunting, as well as in any and all of the shooting disciplines, may find their start Sept. 30 in Tupelo at the annual J.A.K.E.S. Day, sponsored by the National Wild Turkey Federation. Similar activities are carried out nationwide through the effort

NE MISSISSIPPI DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-09-22 04:45:00

Man killed when truck strikes ditch in Fayette County

A Fayette man was killed when his vehicle struck a ditch on Wednesday. Alabama State Troopers said 52-year-old Johnny Wayne Nichols was driving his 2000 Chevrolet truck on Alabama Highway 171 when his vehicle left the road near the 28 mile marker at 12:12 p.m. Troopers said Nichols was not wearing a

AL.COM - 2017-09-21 02:28:27

ROUNDUP: Holy Spirit volleyball downs South Lamar

Holy Spirit defeated South Lamar in a Class 1A volleyball match on Tuesday night, 25-18, 25-19, 17-25 and 25-22. The Saints were led by Lilly Laubenthall, who finished with 20 digs. Mary Beth Lake was also key for Holy Spirit as she tallied 16 kills. Willie Durham and Sydney Lake contributed to the

TUSCALOOSA NEWS - 2017-09-20 06:01:00

A special thanks to Kindred Hospice.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his honor to the Alabama School of Gospel Music c/o Snead State Community College in Boaz, AL 35957. Bowen Funeral Home, Winfield; 205-487-4327 In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his honor to the Alabama School of Gospel Music c/o Snead State Co

DAILY MOUNTAIN EAGLE ONLINE - 2017-09-21 07:00:00

AP FACT CHECK: Kimmel's take on health care harder to refute

WASHINGTON (AP) - Who's right - President Donald Trump and Sen. Bill Cassidy, or late-night host Jimmy Kimmel? None has really captured the complexity of the debate over who might lose insurance protections in the latest Republican health care bill. But of the three, the TV guy is the hardest to ref

WSFA - 2017-09-22 07:25:42

The side of Mayor Bell no one else sees

On March 22, 2013, my family's life changed dramatically for the worse. Our son, Luke, tragically passed away at the Birmingham, AL airport. My wife, Heather and two of our other sons were trapped under a flight information board that had fallen along with Luke. This was the worse day of my life. A

AL.COM - 2017-09-20 21:34:45

VIDEO: MSU Researches Safer Helmets to Prevent CFE & Concussions

STARKVILLE, Miss. (WCBI)- Pro-football player, Aaron Hernandez's family is suing the NFL over the player's diagnosis of CFE, chronic traumatic encephalopathy. A disease that hundreds of football players succumb to after enduring multiple hits throughout their lifetime. Researchers say their biggest

WCBI.COM - 2017-09-23 00:08:19

Services Available For Those Impacted By Fires

STARKVILLE, Miss. (WCBI) - Some residents uprooted from that Starkville fire apartment will stay at the burn shelter in Starkville for a couple of weeks. It's a good alternative for fire victims, until they find another place to live. There are also other services available for people impacted by a

WCBI.COM - 2017-09-22 23:28:32

VIDEO: The Impacts Of The iPhone 8 Release

COLUMBUS, Miss. (WCBI) - iPhone eight sales start today, September, 22. You'd think people wanting to get the latest phone would help "used" cell phone dealers. "It's kind of slowed business down a little bit the past couple weeks," said Cell Phone Repair Geeks Manager Ben Mitchell. Mitchell says th

WCBI.COM - 2017-09-22 23:06:27

Jailers To Face Punishment For Inmate's Escape

LOWNDES COUNTY, Miss. (WCBI) - At least nine Lowndes County Adult Detention Center jailers are punished after an inmate escapes. Chief Deputy Marc Miley tells WCBI the employees are facing a "tough" disciplinary action. However, he declined to give specific details because it's a personnel matter. N

WCBI.COM - 2017-09-22 22:48:59

Holman Puts On Dancing Shoes For 'Dance Like The Stars'

TUPELO, Miss. (WCBI) - Final preparations are underway for the largest fundraiser of the year for the Boys and Girls Clubs of North Mississippi. 'Dance Like the Stars" allows local celebrities to showcase their dance skills for thousands of people, and raise money for the clubs. As soon as Emily Ho

WCBI.COM - 2017-09-22 22:36:00

First Day of Fall but it Feels Like Summer

TONIGHT: A few showers or storms may develop this evening and could plague a football game or two. These showers or storms could develop anywhere, so just keep an eye to the sky if you have any outdoor plans this evening. It will be another warm and muggy evening as temperatures likely stay around 7

WCBI.COM - 2017-09-22 20:45:48

Mississippi Medicaid Requests Additional $47 Million

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Mississippi Medicaid is requesting more money to get through the state budget year that ends in June. It has made similar requests in recent years, and those have been at least partially fulfilled. Legislators say writing the Medicaid budget is challenging because it's hard to

WCBI.COM - 2017-09-22 21:08:42

Two Local Volunteers Head To Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands

TUPELO/BYHALIA, Miss. (PRESS RELEASE) - Red Cross volunteers Ted Brechbill of Byhalia, Mississippi and Mike Egerton of Tupelo deploy on what the organization calls a "hardship" assignment in response to Hurricane Maria. Brechbill's assignment is in Puerto Rico, and Egerton is in the U.S. Virgin Isla

WCBI.COM - 2017-09-22 17:59:49

Meth Possession Arrest Made In Tishomingo County

TISHOMINGO COUNTY, Miss. (PRESS RELEASE) - Phillip Cutshall, 45-year-old, white male, of Tishomingo, Mississippi was officially charged with Felony Possession of Controlled Substance, Methamphetamine, back on September 21, 2017 due to a traffic stop for reckless driving. Cutshall remains in the cust

WCBI.COM - 2017-09-22 15:49:55

CHIP Program To Go Bankrupt By Year's End

JACKSON, Miss. (PRESS RELEASE) - Representative Jarvis Dortch (D-Raymond) sent a letter today urging Mississippi's Congressional delegation to support a five-year extension of funding for the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP). The program expires on September 30 of this year, and the Missis

WCBI.COM - 2017-09-22 15:17:33

Mississippi's State Auditor Speaks In Oxford

OXFORD, Miss. (WCBI) - A small town embezzlement case, involving two city workers has put the State Auditor's Office in the spotlight. On Thursday, Stacey Pickering was in Oxford briefing business and political leaders about the work his office does and about that case in Ecru. Pickering says no mat

WCBI.COM - 2017-09-21 23:55:32

Anti-Hazing Is A Big Priority For The University of Mississippi

OXFORD, Miss. (WCBI) - It's Rush Week at the University of Mississippi and a thousands of students will be going through the recruitment process. Many universities have been in the national spotlight because of fraternity hazing cases. Recently, Louisiana State University suspended one of its frater

WCBI.COM - 2017-09-21 23:54:13

Video: New Partnership Helps Students Gain Valuable Skills And Certification

TUPELO, Miss. (WCBI) - Pastors of Tupelo area churches are partnering with Itawamba Community College in an effort to help those with criminal records, or who have fallen on hard times, get valuable training for a career in the construction field. Pastors and faith leaders met with representatives f

WCBI.COM - 2017-09-21 23:45:43

Video: The Role Tattoos Play In Law Enforcement Investigation

WINSTON COUNTY, Miss. (WCBI) - For many people, a tattoo is a form of expression but for law enforcement, a tattoo can be an avenue to a person's identity. Identifying a suspect or a victim's body is no easy task. "Depending on the circumstances, it can be extremely difficult when you find the body

WCBI.COM - 2017-09-21 23:32:54