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Re-trial set for June in case of burned Mississippi woman

BATESVILLE, Miss. (AP) - The re-trial of a man charged with killing a Mississippi woman by setting her on fire has been set. Panola County District Attorney John Champion said Thursday that the second trial in the death of 19-year-old Jessica Chambers has been scheduled for June 11 in Batesville, Mi


Fleeing suspect said, " I knew I was going to jail anyways"

Fleeing suspect said, " I knew I was going to jail anyways" By Ashley Crutcher On January 9, Deputy Steven Moore began pursuit on I-55 of a stolen red Jeep Cherokee that briefly stopped for the blue lights at the south bound Como exit before continuing to flee East bound on Hwy. 310. Deputy Moore


Schools work on heating issues

Parents reported parts of Cleveland Central High School and D.M. Smith Elementary were without heat Thursday as students returned from being out due to snow and ice. Cleveland Superintendent Dr. Jackie Thigpen said physical education was held in another location at D.M. Smith Elementary School, due


Restaurant Week supports special projects

The fifth annual Restaurant Week begins Monday and 15 restaurants are participating. The Cleveland-Bolivar County Chamber of Commerce hosts the week every year to encourage people to eat at local restaurants during a traditionally slow time. Participating restaurants add special items to their menu


Crystal Ball gala affair honors volunteers

As volunteers from the Crystal Ball gathered around a horse-drawn carriage that looks as if it could have carried Cinderella to the ball, their sights were set on welcoming a Hollywood princess to the glittering affair, set for Saturday at the Arena at Southaven. Meridian native Sela Ward and acclai

DESOTO TIMES TODAY - 2018-01-19 22:27:00

Mother's Mary: Assisted living home resident loses, then regains religious heirloom

FULTON - The last few months have carried a nearly unfathomable cost for Emelia Brock. And yet, in some ways, she feels blessed. After suffering a debilitating fall late last year, confining her to a wheelchair, the 96-year-old was forced to sell her home and permanently relocate to Charleston Place


Lady Wildcats lead district - Clarksdale Press Register: Sports

With first-place in Region 3-4A on the line, the Clarksdale girls found a way to get the job done in a with a 38-33 home win against Gentry High School on Tuesday night. "Big game for us," Lady Wildcats coach Greg Wilson said. "They were 2-0 in the district. They were leading the district. Now, I th


Land Commission says "no" to Rolling Hills

Land Commission says "no" to Rolling Hills By Myra Bean The Panola County Land Commission met Monday night to conduct a public hearing on whether to allow Robert Ruby to reopen the Rolling Hill Bar and Grill in Sardis. His application was met in force by members of the Wesley Chapel Methodist Chur


UPDATE: Corsicana police identify man killed by semi-truck

Corsicana police have identified the pedestrian killed in a semi-truck involved accident early Tuesday morning, in the 3400 Block of South Interstate Highway 45. Christopher Raul Morales, 25, of San Antonio was struck in the lane of traffic. At the time of the incident, Morales did not have any iden

CORSICANA DAILY SUN - 2018-01-20 19:23:00

Boil water notice issued for Hillsboro

HILLSBORO, Texas (KWTX) A water line break has forced the city of Hillsboro to issue a boil water notice. The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality ordered the city to issue the notice Friday after the line break reduced the pressure within the water system. The Hillsboro Department of Public Sa

KWTX - 2018-01-21 00:44:00

Frustration with state shows as Waco ISD develops plan to save 5 schools

State policies have amounted to an effort to dismantle inner-city urban schools, and Waco Independent School District is in the midst of a push to avoid that fate, Superintendent A. Marcus Nelson said Saturday. "You ask yourself, what would happen in Waco, Texas, if you close (G.W.) Carver (Middle S

WACOTRIB.COM - 2018-01-21 02:04:00

Connally Cadets Beat Hillsboro 71-59

Waco, TX - The 18th ranked Connally Cadets beat Hillsboro on Friday Night 71-59, at Connally High School. Copyright 2018 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. Waco, TX - The 18th ranked Connally Cadets beat Hillsbo

CENTEXPROUD.COM - 2018-01-20 04:06:09

Women's March in Waco attracts hundreds

WACO, TX - Saturday marks one year since the biggest peaceful protest this nation has seen, marking the anniversary of President Trump's inauguration. Hundreds of people from all walks of life gathered for Women's March at Waco's Heritage Square to protest the current administration. Protesters he

CENTEXPROUD.COM - 2018-01-21 03:47:19

Decatur's Satasha Kostelecky commits to Rice

Decatur junior Satasha Kostelecky announced her commitment to play volleyball at Rice University in a Twitter post Saturday evening. Kostelecky later confirmed her choice with the Wise County Messenger and said while she had interest from a host of Division I schools like USC, Clemson and SMU, Rice

WCMESSENGER.COM - 2018-01-20 23:59:59

Police identify skeletal remains found in Mansfield

MANSFIELD, Texas - Police now know the name of the murdered woman whose skeletal remains were found in Mansfield several years ago. The bones were found on private property near Mitchell Road in 2015. Police said the property owner stumbled upon them while walking with family members. Investigators

FOX4NEWS.COM - 2018-01-19 21:30:00

Federal shutdown making waves locally

Even as Congressional leaders huddled Saturday in hopes of making the government shutdown a temporary blip, tours were taking place at Waco Mammoth National Monument, which will remain open. Though many federal operations locally will continue, the shutdown could have painful consequences. The Waco

WACOTRIB.COM - 2018-01-21 03:30:00

BREAKING: Two killed in overnight shootings in central and east Fort Myers

Two people were killed overnight in separate shootings in Lee County. The Lee County Sheriff's Office is investigating a shooting death at the Palm Beach Motel. According to a Lee County Sheriff's Office news release: Officers responded to a call from the motel at 4719 Palm Beach Boulevard at about

NEWS-PRESS - 2018-01-20 13:20:33

Police manhunt leaves neighborhood on edge

Families were pulled from their homes and questioned by police after a massive manhunt. It happened near Ortiz Avenue and Sherry Street in Fort Myers. The scene got chaotic Saturday and had neighbors running inside their homes for safety while Lee County Sheriff's deputies scoured the area searching

WINKNEWS.COM - 2018-01-20 23:37:07

1 dead in shooting at Fort Myers motel

A man was shot and killed at a Fort Myers hotel Saturday morning. Lee County deputies said the suspect has not been identified. It happened just before 5:30 a.m. Saturday at the Palm Beach Motel at 4719 Palm Beach Blvd. A description of the suspect was not released. A man was shot and killed at a Fo

NBC 2 - 2018-01-20 17:12:00

Hundreds gather for Women's March in Naples

NAPLES, Fla. - The Women's March in Naples brought huge crowds to the streets of Downtown Naples. Different organizations came together to commemorate the anniversary of the first march. One woman helped bring it all together. The woman in question is Karynn Cavero, on of the founders of Collier Fr

FOX4NOW.COM - 2018-01-21 07:35:47