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Off-duty Kosciusko police officer arrested for sexual battery in Olive Branch
OLIVE BRANCH, MS (WLBT) - An off-duty Kosciusko police officer was arrested for sexual battery in Olive Branch on December 8. According to Olive Branch police, it’s alleged that a woman met the suspect at a local establishment during an evening of socializing.
How Old Is Oprah Winfrey, and What Is She Doing Now?
Oprah Gail Winfrey was born in the small southern town of Kosciusko, Mississippi to parents Vernita Lee and Vernon Winfrey. Vernita Lee was a maid, and Vernon held several different jobs. Among them were coal mining, barber, and city councilman. The family was poor growing up, and Winfrey has spoken
Law enforcement reports: Dec. 11-12
The Meridian Police Department reported the following arrests between 6 a.m. Tuesday and 6 a.m. Wednesday:. • Burglary/inhabited dwelling house - Shamekia L. Norwood, born in 1990, 2018 19th St., Meridian.
Marvin Sapp’s Mother Lodena Sapp Honored in Her Hometown of Forest, MS
Bishop Marvin Sapp helped celebrate his mother in her hometown of Forest, MS over the weekend. Sapp’s mother, Lodena Sapp Holyfield was honored at the town’s annual Christmas Gala, which she founded in 2010.
Brothers find medical field their calling
Just by its nature, graduation is a special occasion; one that brings families together. Meridian Community College’s commencement held Friday proved just that. This ceremony also spotlighted family connections, especially in the medical arena.
Silver Alert issued for missing Scott County woman
SCOTT COUNTY, Miss. (WJTV) - The Mississippi Bureau of Investigations has issued a Silver Alert for a woman who went missing Thursday. Authorities are looking for 67-year-old Karen Elizabeth Sprague from Lake in Scott County.
Behemoth bovine has beef with Australia’s giant steer Knickers
ATTALA COUNTY, MS (WLBT) - The size of a steer Down Under is making people around the world say Holy Cow, but an Attala County farmer thinks he can double what Australia has to offer.
Teenager killed in Neshoba County wreck remembered as helpful, selfless
Hunter Garrett, a student at Meridian Community College and recent graduate of Northeast Lauderdale High School, died early Saturday morning in a motor vehicle accident just outside of Philadelphia in Neshoba County, authorities said.
Supreme Court Judge for NUIG address
Supreme Court Judge Mr Justice Nial Fennelly will address students of the NUI Galway School of Law this evening. Mr Justice Fennelly, who is formerly Advocate General at the Court of Justice of the European Union, will deliver the School of Law’s Annual Distinguished Lecture in the Aula Maxima in th
Mayor Lumumba relieves city attorney Sharon Gipson
Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba relieved city attorney Sharon Gipson of her duties Wednesday. An official with the Office of the City Attorney confirmed Thursday that Gipson “no longer works here.”
Enterprise girls beat Lake 48-35 to move to 8-0
ENTERPRISE — Sarah Brannan scored a game-high 13 points, Faith Guy added 12 points and Shawanda Gray poured in 11 points to lift Enterprise to a 48-35 victory over Lake Tuesday evening.
US farmer has beef with Australia's claim to the world's tallest cow
ATTALA COUNTY, Miss. - The size of a steer Down Under is making people around the world say "Holy Cow!" but a Mississippi farmer thinks he can double what Australia has to offer.
Silver Alert issued for missing 67-year-old Scott County woman
JACKSON, MS (WLBT) - The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation has issued a Silver Alert for 67-year-old Karen Elizabeth Sprague of Lake in Scott County. She is described as a white female, 5’9” tall, weighing 190 pounds with shoulder-length black and gray hair and brown eyes. She has on a purple jack
Mystery surrounds missing Winston County woman
WINSTON COUNTY, Miss. (WCBI)- A woman from Winston County has been missing, going on three weeks now.
Neshoba County Jailer accused of smuggling contraband
PHILADELPHIA, Miss. (WTOK) - The jig is up for a Neshoba County jailer accused of smuggling contraband into the county jail.
Government's Brexit legal advice warns the UK could be stuck obeying EU rules - even after leaving
Brexit legal advice that Theresa May tried to keep secret warns that the UK could find itself stuck in a Customs Union with the EU which it isn’t allowed to leave. This would mean the UK was forced to continue obeying EU rules.
Dollar Tree in Philadelphia robbed
PHILADELPHIA, Miss. (WTOK) --A Dollar Tree in Philadelphia was robbed Tuesday evening.Philadelphia Police Chief Grant Myers said the armed robbery happened at the Dollar Tree on South Lewis Ave. around 5:30 Tuesday night.The chief said the suspects are two black men in their late teens or early 20s.
Services planned for Philadelphia police officer killed responding to call
A funeral service is scheduled for Officer Simpson at 10 a.m. Friday, Nov. 30 at Holy Rosary Catholic Church, 10131 Ball Field Road, in Philadelphia. Visitation honors are scheduled from 1-9 p.m. Wednesday and 8 a.m. to 9 p.m Thursday at John E. Stephens Chapel, 812 Pecan Ave. Philadelphia.
SAU Tech suffers Homecoming basketball losses to Copiah-Lincoln
CAMDEN -- Shaddock Fieldhouse was the happy site of punch and cake and college memorabilia on Thursday as SAU Tech celebrated the 50th anniversary of the only college in Ouachita County with a homecoming night of basketball.
Madison County inmate still on the run after stealing prison van
MADISON COUNTY, MS (WLBT) - A Madison County inmate is still on the run after he stole a prison van Friday morning. According to Sheriff Randy Tucker, sheriff’s department officials believe Todd C. Moudy is still be in the Canton area in Madison County.