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Pleasant Grove Cemetery damaged by storm

CLARKE COUNTY, Miss. (WTOK) - A cemetery in Clarke County has major damage from Saturday’s severe weather. People who have family members buried at Pleasant Grove Cemetery in the Beaverdam community visited the site Monday.


First Responders: Clarke County Deputy Eric Lee

CLARKE COUNTY, Miss. (WTOK) - In First Responders we talk with a member of law enforcement about his time as a deputy in Clarke County and what it's like to have a son in the same line of work.


Lady Wildcats victorious in late season tourney

The Millry High School Lady Wildcats defeated the Southern Choctaw High School Lady Indians 11-1 on Saturday to win the Millry Invitational Round Robin Softball Tournament. Millry has improved to 22-7 on the season. On Monday, Millry defeated Southern Choctaw 8-0 as two pitchers combined to throw a


Locals react to tag controversy

A NWS team from Jackson is trying to determine if a tornado touched down in Clarke County.


Griffin promoted to president of BancorpSouth in Laurel

BancorpSouth Bank has tapped Russell Griffin as president of its Laurel market. He will be responsible for managing banking operations in Laurel, as well as the cities of Ellisville, Bay Springs and Waynesboro.


MS WFO MOBILE Warnings, Watches, and Advisories

WFO MOBILE Warnings, Watches and Advisories for Sunday, April 14, 2019. The National Weather Service in Mobile has issued a. * Severe Thunderstorm Warning for... Choctaw County in southwestern Alabama...


Possible tornadoes cause damage, power outages

MERIDIAN, Miss. (WTOK) - Several locations in the Newscenter 11 viewing area received damage during overnight storms that spawned multiple tornado warnings. Here is what we have so far:


County Commission hears from residents concerning road repairs, improvements

Marengo County residents asking for help to repair or pave roads started off the County Commission meeting Tuesday, and discussion of trash pickup closed out the session. Doug Shearer, representing the Town of Myrtlewood, Carolyn Wilson for Rainbow Circle and Betty Gilbert on Beautiful Star Road all


Whoever believes on Him will not be put to shame

Ashort time ago our son Chris talked to his momma about the possibility of me filling in for him at New Faith Baptist Church in Coffeeville. On Sunday May 12 and Wednesday May 15. He is the pastor there. This request was made so that Chris, Elisha and Leland can go on a mission trip to Honduras. By


West rips Wayne, preps for SJ finale

Colson Harris was the man for West Jones on Tuesday night, driving in four runs on three hits, including a home run, to lead the Mustangs past Wayne County, 10-2. Kris Riley had a two-run double, Garrett McLaurin went 2-for-3, Dustin Dickerson doubled in a run, and Logan Kelly and Kelton Keene each


Clarke County officials investigate shooting

CLARKE COUNTY, Miss. (WTOK) - Clarke County authorities are trying to determine how a person ended up in the county with a gunshot wound Tuesday evening. Chief Deputy Barry White says a shooting victim was located at the Pachuta Truck Plaza just before 6:30 p.m.


Community Foundation adds Clarke County arm

The Community Foundation of East Mississippi and Clarke County Chamber of Commerce announced the establishment of an endowment fund as a community affiliate of the Community Foundation.


Fiddlers Convention hosted April 20

The 42nd annual Old Time Fiddlers Convention will be Saturday, April 20 at the Old Frankville School in Frankville. Admission is $8 for adults and $4 for students. Barbeque chicken or pork plates and sandwiches will be available beginning at 11 a.m. Doors will open for the music show and competition


Goat on the loose in Quitman causes stir

QUITMAN, Miss. (WTOK) -- The city of Quitman has been dealing with a goat on the loose for the past couple of days. In fact, after a few residents had called to complain about it, Quitman Mayor Eddie Fulton went to social media to ask for the public's help in either capturing or claiming the goat.


Warr’s two homers lead Millry past Jackson 8-4

The Millry High School Wildcats defeated Jackson High School 8-4 on Wednesday and defeated Washington County High School 15-0 on Tuesday of last week to improve to 21-4 on the season. Tate Warr drove in six on two hits to lead Millry past Jackson High School 8-4. Warr drove in runs on a home run in


Shooting arrest in Clarke County

CLARKE COUNTY, Miss. (WTOK) -- The Clarke County Sheriff's Department has charged a man who is accused of shooting into his neighbor's house and car. Sheriff Todd Kemp says it happened Wednesday at a home on River Road in Stonewall.


Pine Belt organizations hosts autism awareness event

LAUREL, MS (WDAM) - The local organizations teamed up to host a family event to raise awareness of autism on Saturday. “For Ry’s Sake,” out of Wayne County, and “K’s Quest,” from Jones County, hosted this event at Laurel’s Mason Park.


Stonewall woman charged with murder in boyfriend's stabbing

A Stonewall woman faces murder charges for stabbing her boyfriend early Friday morning in an apparent domestic altercation. Ashley Granger, 23, called dispatch around 3:44 a.m. to report that she had accidentally stabbed her boyfriend, Shubuta resident Antonio Heard, at her Stonewall home on Pondero


Arrest made after fatal stabbing in Stonewall

STONEWALL, Miss. (WTOK) - The Clarke County Sheriff's Department has a suspect in custody after a man was stabbed to death early Friday. Sheriff Todd Kemp says 23-year-old Ashley Granger will be charged with murder.


West Lauderdale's Partridge allows just one baserunner, strikes out 10 as Knights beat Quitman 10-0

COLLINSVILLE — Kameron Partridge allowed just one baserunner as the West Lauderdale pitcher shut out Quitman in six innings to help the Knights to a 10-0 victory Friday night.