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Dealing with Devin: All about Black Friday in the Golden Triangle

Golden Triangle retailers are gearing up for early-bird Black Friday shoppers. Walmarts in both Columbus and Starkville will open their gates the earliest, with sales beginning at 6 tonight. With the Egg Bowl also happening tonight, Walmart store associates in Starkville said coming as early as


Severe Weather Staying Away... For Now

Late November often yields a round or two of severe storms that produce tornadoes here in the Deep South. Climatology says this is the case. Odds of a Tornado in Late November If you recall, we had a major out break of severe weather and tornadoes on November 29th last year. This was the Tuesday rig

WCBI.COM - 2017-11-24 21:59:20

Man steals officer's Taser while resisting arrest

A Caledonia man accused of multiple felonies, including previous sexual battery and drug charges, was arrested after an altercation with Lowndes County Sheriff's Office deputies last week during which he stole an officer's Taser. Brian Steven Heinz, 36, of 139 Dodson Road, was arrested Nov. 16 and


VIDEO: Local Church Offers 'Life Changing' Christmas Trees

TUPELO , MISS. (WCBI) - It is time to get your Christmas tree, and one Tupelo church is selling trees, to make a difference in the lives of others. Cornerstone Church kicked off an outreach called "Buy A Tree, Change A Life." For the next 17 days, people can stop by the church, pick out a tree, and

WCBI.COM - 2017-11-25 05:54:02

VIDEO: Northeast Mississippi Merchants Report Steady Stream Of 'Black Friday' Customers

TUPELO, MISS. (WCBI) - The official start of the Christmas shopping season is underway. Merchants across our region opened early for "Black Friday" customers. For as long as she can remember, Linda Berryman has made the trip from Booneville to Tupelo to hit the stores the day after Thanksgiving. In

WCBI.COM - 2017-11-25 05:50:23

VIDEO: Several Agencies Involved In Deadly House Fire Investigation

WEST POINT, Miss.(WCBI) - A house fire on Thanksgiving ends tragically for one family after fire crews find a deceased man in one of the bedrooms. Clay County Coroner, Alvin Carter identified 62 year old, William Brownlee, Sr. as the man crews pulled out of the home in the 100 Block of Washington St

WCBI.COM - 2017-11-25 05:47:25

VIDEO: Changes Being Made To Trotter Convention Center

COLUMBUS, Miss. (WCBI)- Columbus will make changes on how the Trotter Convention Center is rented after Thursday's deadly shooting. In a statement, city spokesman Joe Dillon said the city is looking at details before the shooting. Mayor Robert Smith will meet with city department heads to come up wi

WCBI.COM - 2017-11-25 04:34:43

VIDEO: SPD Picks Up A Bell To Give Back To The Community

STARKVILLE, Miss.(WCBI) - If you saw the police outside the Starkville Wal-Mart it's not because "Black Friday" shopping got out of hand. The Starkville Police Department partnered with the Salvation Army to do the first round of ringing the bell. Mississippi State Head football coach Dan Mullen cou

WCBI.COM - 2017-11-25 02:50:39

Thanksgiving 1951 lives on in family lore

Old men are frequently the tellers of tales. On this beautiful Thanksgiving weekend of 2017, this tale will consider the Thanksgiving of 1951, the year of the holiday snowstorm, and the impact on one family of which I was a member. In 1951, my father began the construction of a house - with one occa

HUTCHINSON NEWS - 2017-11-25 07:01:00

Times with Aunt Sheila always special

Writer's note: Last week I had a serious diabetic episode. This column was written by my niece, Jenny Danaher, while I was in the hospital in Wichita from Sunday to Sunday. For a time, I was non-responsive. I was in Intensive Care for five days. I am home now and making progress. Jenny is an element


Lawrence man tapped to lead United Methodist Health Ministry Fund

The executive director of a Kansas coalition advocating for Medicaid expansion will become the new president of the Hutchinson-based United Methodist Health Ministry Fund. David Jordan, 38, Lawrence, and his wife, Suzanne Wikle, and their nine-month-old son will move to Hutchinson, and Jordan will t


Youth of the Year banquet set

Boys & Girls Clubs of Hutchinson will hold its Youth of the Year banquet from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Dec. 7 at Memorial Hall, 101 S. Walnut St. There is no cost to attend but space is limited to the first 225 guests, according to a press release. People may RSVP online at bgchutch.com or by calling Lindsey


Hutch ambulance coverage zones to change

To better distribute ambulance responses in the Hutchinson area, new response areas will be implemented Jan. 1. The territory served by crews based at Hutchinson Regional Medical Center, 1701 E. 23rd Ave., will expand and the territory for the station at 209 W. Second Ave. will shrink. The response


Former Kansas nuclear missile silo now an Airbnb site

Former Kansas nuclear missile silo now an Airbnb siteFormer Kansas nuclear missile silo now an Airbnb site A Cold War-era missile silo in rural northeast Kansas that housed a nuclear warhead 65 years ago and was later converted into an underground mansion is now finding a new lease on life as an Air

KAKE TV - 2017-11-24 17:13:00

You can cross this farm off potential sites for a Tyson plant

The owners of a large farm near where speculators are rumored to be scouting for a Tyson poultry plant site say they won't sell any of their land to big chicken. The Jaax family owns a broad swath of land on the north side of 71st Street South between Hoover and Maize roads. Their holdings include a


County's Project SEARCH effort off to a good start

"I really think it's going as well as can be expected at this point," said Rob Haude, program director and lead teacher. The goal of the program is to help people with disabilities develop work skills and social skills, within the day-to-day workplace, that will enable them to enjoy a more fulfillin


Small businesses set to stroll in Peabody

PEABODY - After the madness at the malls and big box stores on Black Friday, local retailers get their day in the holiday sun with Small Business Saturday. This year marks the eighth Small Business Saturday. Last year, an estimated 112 million Americans spent a combined $15.4 billion at independent

DAILY ITEM - 2017-11-24 18:46:53

Mid-Week Peabody Roundup: Restaurants Coming, Going

With new liquor licenses, the end of a Route One seafood institution and a fight in a kitchen, the theme for news this week in Peabody was "restaurants." PEABODY, MA -- The man accused of stabbing a co-worker at the Century House restaurant in Peabody Sunday afternoon is being held without bail foll


Firefighters battle Thanksgiving night fire inside multi-story home

A Manchester firefighter suffered minor burns after he helped the department battle a two-alarm fire on the city's west side. Crews arrived to heavy fire coming from the attic of a three-story six-family home on West Hancock Street. Firefighters rescued a number of pets. Fire officials said one pers

WCVB - 2017-11-24 09:13:00

This week's top stories on Itemlive.com

If you grew up in this area and played for a sports team at some point in your life, you almost certainly had a team pizza party at Prince Pizzeria on Route 1 in Saugus. But the party shenanigans aren't restricted to kids in cleats at the local landmark. Readers at Itemlive.com were caught up in the

DAILY ITEM - 2017-11-24 22:41:30