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JPD investigates two officer-involved shootings from same night

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MSNEWSNOW.COM - 2017-11-16 23:52:22

Choctaws vote not to build new casino

An Akron baby has died nearly four months after mom shared her pregnancy photo shoot with 20,000 honeybees.More >> An Akron baby has died nearly four months after mom shared her pregnancy photo shoot with 20,000 honeybees.More >> The Madison County Sheriff's Office has confirmed that 17-year-old Dwa

MSNEWSNOW.COM - 2017-11-17 06:59:08

Mississippi's first bourbon whiskey goes on the shelves

Bourbon Whiskey tasters of Mississippi can rejoice. There's a new libation on the block, and it's the first bourbon whiskey ever made in Mississippi. The distillery on West Peace Street in Canton marks the spot for tours and bourbon whiskey tastings. Bourbon has been distilled since the 18th centur

MSNEWSNOW.COM - 2017-11-16 20:24:43

Gator Archery & Outdoors greets archers, hunters with record-breaking gator

New customers at Gator Archery & Outdoors sometimes think the store is so named because its owners are fans of the University of Florida Gators. That's before they open the door, step inside and look around. A 13-foot, 571-pound alligator - a state record at the time - preserved from the 2006 hunt w


Mississippi health officials reporting slight increase in flu activity

Doctors are bracing for what could be a rough flu season. The typical peak flu season here in Mississippi is December to February or March. While there has been an increase of flu activity, it is a localized spread. That also follows the national trend, but health officials do plan to see more activ


School cancels classes after flu outbreak

Thanksgiving break will be longer than expected for one school in Flora. Tri-County Academy canceled classes for the rest of the week because of a flu outbreak, headmaster Mark Johnson said. Students and staff will also have next week off for Thanksgiving. Johnson said between 50 and 100 of the scho


Teen accused in Kingston Frazier death gets bond

Madison County District Attorney Michael Guest, flanked by County Attorney Pamela Hancock, discusses the next steps in the case of three men charged in the kidnapping and shooting death of 6-year-old Kingston Frazier after their preliminary hearing in Justice Court. Jimmie Gates One of the three te

THE CLARION LEDGER - 2017-11-16 22:32:39

Suspect in 6-year-old Kingston Frazier's murder to be released today

One of the suspects accused in the horrific murder of 6-year-old Kingston Frazier has been bonded out and is set to be released from the Madison County Detention Center in the next half hour. The Madison County Sheriff's Office has confirmed that 17-year-old Dwan Wakefield has been given a $275,000

MSNEWSNOW.COM - 2017-11-16 21:41:39

Picayune businesses to participate in Small Business Saturday

Picayune Main Street and the Greater Picayune Area Chamber of Commerce would like to encourage residents to get a head start on their Christmas shopping by participating in Small Business Saturday on Nov. 25. Small Business Saturday was initiated by American Express in 2010 to help small business ow

PICAYUNE ITEM - 2017-11-16 13:03:30

Uncertain future of Talisheek Grocery concerns residents

Residents in a rural area of St. Tammany Parish are banning together to try and save the Talisheek Grocery store. Several of the townspeople said they aren't sure what they will do if the grocery store shuts down. The business, which is more than 100 years old, has experienced a series of burglaries

WDSU - 2017-11-17 21:04:00

More than 1,400 under boil water advisory in Hancock Co.

More than 1,400 customers who get water through the Kiln Utility and Fire District are now under a boil water notice after "one or more" water line breaks. According to a news release from the Mississippi State Department of Health, 1,425 customers in the area of Hwy. 603 to Firetower Rd., Pine Oak

WLOX - 2017-11-17 18:19:11

#OurTime: Kiln rallies behind Hawks football team ahead of playoff game

When the Hancock Hawks traveled north on Mississippi 603 Friday, they were greeted by family, fans and whole lot of Hawk Pride. Kiln was abuzz last week after the Hawks came out on top in the narrow narrow 30-27 win against perennial post-season participant Brandon to secure a spot in a 6A state qu

BILOXI SUN HERALD - 2017-11-17 22:07:00

Rally for tougher animal rights laws set for Sunday

NATCHEZ - Members of the Natchez-Adams County community are pledging online to take part this Sunday in a rally for tougher animal cruelty laws in Mississippi. Amy Nix Murray said after the discovery of a suspected dogfighting operation last week in the Cranfield community, she wanted to create a ve

NATCHEZ DEMOCRAT - 2017-11-17 07:07:35

15th Annual Piney Woods Heritage Festival this weekend

Director of the Crosby Arboretum and assistant extension professor of landscape architecture with the Mississippi State University Extension Service. The Crosby Arboretum's 15th annual Piney Woods Heritage Festival is this Friday and Saturday, November 17 and 18, and promises to be one of the larges


Bake sale on Dolly's Quick Stop to help WWII veteran

A bake sale will take place at Dolly's Quick Stop in Kiln on Nov. 18, to raise funds to help a WWII veteran move into his new Habitat for Humanity home. The funds collected in the bake sale will benefit a Nicholson man known as Mr. Gilbert. Previous coverage states that Mr. Gilbert, whose full name

PICAYUNE ITEM - 2017-11-16 13:11:19

At Cajun Mike's Kitchen, dinner is served with a side of authenticity

Michael King is trying to do a little something different with his new restaurant in Pearl River, Cajun Mike's Kitchen. His menu -- and yes, he's "Cajun Mike" -- features a mix of Cajun and Creole dishes, but not in the melange style cooking many in south Louisiana are used to. King explained that f


Editorial: Another Good Week

Over the past week we've enjoyed reporting on the vast and varied achievements of local people improving our community. Catamount Arts' auction co-ordinator Sarah Amos reports another smashing success at the annual benefit auction that supports the art, entertainment and cultural bedrock. Dozens of

CALEDONIAN RECORD-NEWS - 2017-11-17 10:00:00

Stamp Collecting Grows In Email Era

Chris Maginniss of Morgan shows a collection of specialty stamps of Iceland done by famed engraver Czeslaw Slania, while fellow stamp collector Laurinda Maxwell of Charleston listens. (Photo by Robin Smith) Chris Maginniss looks at the details in a stamp during Wednesday's stamp club meeting in Newp


Creating Good News, One Mitten At A Time

Knitted hats, mitts and scarfs hang in waterproof bags on the fence at the razed lot in downtown Newport City, to be taken and used by needy city residents. (Photo by Robin Smith) Knitted hats, scarfs and mitts hang in waterproof bags from the fence around the vacant razed lots in downtown Newport C


Walgreens Buying Up NEK Rite Aid Stores

Northeast Kingdom Rite Aid drug stores are in the process of becoming Walgreens drug stores. Liquor license applications have been filed in Lyndon, St. Johnsbury, Hardwick and Derby under the name of Walgreens Eastern Co. The corporate owners are listed as Walgreen Arizona Drug Co. of the Deerfield,