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Man missing nearly 3 weeks, police seek public’s help
WEST POINT, Miss. (WCBI)- West Point Police are looking for man they say has been missing for nearly 3 weeks. Rahman Hernandez is who police need help locating. Police say his family hasn’t heard from him since November 21st.
‘Good Ol’ Boy’ Drinking Truck Used to Share Gospel
A couple of years ago, Terry Billings saw his old truck sitting in the field, weeds growing up through it. Then he heard God whisper that He could take that old truck and make something new out of it.
Paul Finebaum: ‘Gus Malzahn’s offense will dictate whether he keeps his job’
Auburn’s hiring of Memphis offensive coordinator Kenny Dillingham has left some scratching their heads. Paul Finebaum is one of them. The SEC Network analyst joined The Roundtable on JOX 94.5 in Birmingham on Monday to discuss the move, which was announced by press release on Sunday night.
Alabama man arrested in Monroe for cyberstalking
ABERDEEN, Miss. (WTVA) - An Alabama man is charged with cyberstalking in Monroe County. Leonard Todd, Jr., 58, of Birmingham, was arrested today, December 10. He is currently in the Monroe County jail awaiting arraignment.
Citizen's tip leads to burglary arrest
STARKVILLE - An Oktibbeha County man is behind bars, thanks to the efforts of a vigilant citizen. Before dawn Saturday, the Starkville Police Department received the report of individuals looking into vehicles on North Montgomery Street. Officers responded to the area and made contact with Nikerious
Moorhead, Mississippi State go heavy with two latest Bulldog commits
STARKVILLE — A quarterback in his playing days, Mississippi State head coach Joe Moorhead knows how important it is to have a dominant offensive line. He’s doing his best to build one at State early in his tenure. The recent additions of Charles Cross and Nick Pendley bring MSU’s offensive linemen c
Retired mail carrier taking 33 years of Aberdeen impressions with him
ABERDEEN – For 33 years, Barker Collier has made the 50-mile trip from his driveway in Pontotoc County to the back gate of the Aberdeen Post Office. In that time, the recently retired mailman has watched children on his routes grow up to have children of their own and shared countless conversations
2 Mississippi children shot near hospital, suspect taken into custody: police
A Mississippi man has confessed to shooting two young children near a hospital late last month, Jackson police said on Monday. Alcantera Garner, 20, surrendered Monday evening and confessed to the Nov. 29 drive-by shooting near the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, The Clarion-Led
Columbus Apartment Fire Displaces Tenants
Two sets of tenants at River gate Apartments are displaced after a early weekend fire. It happened just before midnight Friday. Two apartments in the same building, caught a blaze .
A Night of Holiday Hope: Community Outreach Office plans Christmas party for 100 needy children
Glenda Buckhalter, community outreach coordinator for the city of Columbus, recently learned six homeless children she works with are not expecting anything for Christmas. The children's mother is working a 15-hour per week job and was just evicted from her home.
Children's home worker gets 40 years for child sex abuse
COLUMBUS, Miss. (AP) - A former house parent at a Mississippi children’s home has been sentenced to 40 years in prison for the sexual abuse of three girls. The Commercial Dispatch reports 45-year-old Seth Coles was found guilty last week of sexual battery. Copes maintained his innocence throughout h
Three Mississippi State Bulldogs make Associated Press All-America teams
STARKVILLE – Three Mississippi State Bulldogs were placed on the Associated Press All-America teams. All three played on State’s No. 1 ranked scoring defense. Senior defensive end Montez Sweat made the AP’s second team. Junior defensive tackle Jeffery Simmons and senior safety Johnathan Abram landed
Hundreds Come Out To Be A Part of 15th Annual Wassail Festival
COLUMBUS, Miss. (WCBI)- Shops on Main Street in Columbus stayed open a little later than usual on Friday night. A big reason for that is because hundreds poured into the downtown area to be a part of the 15th annual Wassail Festival.
Carlos the camel in Montana has a Mississippi connection
KALISPELL, Montana -- Carlos lets out a long, low-pitched protest moan -- sounding suspiciously like Chewbacca in the "Star Wars" movies -- as Jim Watson says "sook sook" and gently pulls the enormous camel's head and halter downward.
Man found shot, killed at Mississippi gas station
A 27-year-old man was killed in a shooting in Marshall County, according to officials. According to the Marshall County Coroner told FOX13, the victim was found dead in the parking lot of a Marathon Gas station.
Mossy Oak Designer Comfort Mats from GelPro Now Available
WEST POINT, MS – -(AmmoLand.com)- GelPro’s all-new Multi-Purpose Comfort Mats with Mossy Oak camo patterns are the perfect fit for outdoor enthusiasts. Show your love for the great outdoors with a GelPro mat in front of your kitchen sink or stove, in your hunting lodge, lease, camper, or at your wor
Retailers need extra help as Christmas draws closer.
STARKVILLE, Miss. (WCBI) -Christmas is only a few short weeks, and that means holiday shopping is at its peak. And for local retailers, some extra help is needed. “Well as we all know nobody likes to wait in line. I believe that we all work very hard for our money when you got the convenience of Ama
How to Teach the Civil War in the Deep South
Editor's Note: In the next five years, most of America’s most experienced teachers will retire. The Baby Boomers are leaving behind a nation of novice educators. In 1988, a teacher most commonly had 15 years of experience. Less than three decades later, that number had fallen to just five years lead
Samford women's hoops falls at Memphis, 53-48
The Samford women's basketball team dropped a hard-fought contest at Memphis, 53-48, Sunday afternoon at Elma Roane Fieldhouse. With the loss, Samford falls to 3-7 on the season. Memphis improves to 3-5 with the win.
1 killed in Lee County shooting
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