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BREAKING: Two Inmates Are On The Run In Noxubee County - WCBI TV | Your News Leader

NOXUBEE COUNTY, Miss, (WCBI) – Two inmates have escaped from the Noxubee County Community Work Center in Macon.The sheriff’s department posted the information on its Facebook page about 9 on Sunday night.- Advertisement -

WCBI.COM - 2018-10-22 02:30:48

'The start of their Thanksgiving': Annual turkey drive starts this week in Columbus

Annie BarryYouth Pastor Melvin Franklin and Lt. Christian Smith load food in the freezer at the Salvation Army headquarters on Monday. The Salvation Army, located at 2219 Main Street, is one of the drop-off locations for Columbus' annual turkey drive, which feeds elderly and disabled residents on Th

COMMERCIAL DISPATCH - 2018-10-23 10:26:58

Columbus' Gray earns spot at Hinds C.C.

"Seeing from a walk-on perspective has really made me respect the game more," Gray said. "That's been one of the hardest things I have ever done -- working every day without any guarantees. Fighting to make the team was much harder than trying to make the starting lineup. After the summer passed and

COMMERCIAL DISPATCH - 2018-10-23 09:53:03

No injuries in 18-wheeler accident in Lowndes County

LOWNDES COUNTY, Miss. (WCBI) – The driver of an 18-wheeler walked away from a mid morning accident just off of Highway 82 in Lowndes County.James Lewis Long of Columbus was driving the truck.- Advertisement -He was headed eastbound on the ramp at the airport exit.The 2015 Peterbuilt truck was haulin

WCBI.COM - 2018-10-22 20:08:22

Starkville man arrested for aggravated assault

STARKVILLE, Miss. (WTVA) - A young man is charged with aggravated assault in Starkville.On Sunday, October 21, Starkville police arrested Jerome Davis, 21, of Starkville, on a warrant.

WTVA.COM - 2018-10-23 11:13:00

Tupelo police need help in identifying theft suspects

TUPELO, Miss. (WCBI) – Tupelo Police need help finding two men accused of stealing from the Belk at the Mall of Barnes Crossing.Crime Stoppers of Northeast Mississippi and TPD are trying to figure out who these two men are.- Advertisement -They say the two took clothes from the Belk store without pa

WCBI.COM - 2018-10-22 23:45:05

Columbus High expected to move down to Class 5A

On Monday, the MHSAA announced the enrollment totals for its member schools. The totals are based on the schools' total enrollment in grades 9-12 as of Oct. 1, 2018, as verified by the Mississippi Department of Education.

COMMERCIAL DISPATCH - 2018-10-23 09:41:26

POLICE OFFICER Job in Columbus AFB, Mississippi - Department of the Air Force - LemonWire

Must pass an initial pre-employment medical examination, periodic medical examinations, required physical fitness/physical agility tests, meet established hearing standards and discern colors, contrast, and depth. The incumbent must immediately report to his supervisor any significant medical thresh


MDOC searching for two escapees

MARION, Miss. (WJTV) - The Mississippi Department of Corrections said officials are working to find two escapees. According to MDOC's Facebook page, Christopher Parmenter and Andrew Carter escaped the Noxubee County Transitional Center in Macon around 7:45 p.m. on Sunday. Both men have been convicte

WJTV.COM - 2018-10-22 12:47:56

Vehicle crashes into a building in Columbus

COLUMBUS,Miss. (WTVA) - Authorities say just after midnight, a vehicle ran into the back of a building and a delivery van.This incident happened at 19th Street North and 2nd Avenue North.


Man charged with sexual battery

STARKVILLE, Miss. (WTVA) -- A Caledonia man is facing sexual battery charges.Captain Brett Watson says 32 year old Tristan Mann was arrested Sunday.Watson says the charges were filed after an investigation into an incident on Scott Road in Oktibbeha County.Mann is currently free on a $10,000 bond.Th

WTVA.COM - 2018-10-22 12:36:00

UPDATE: MDOC escapees captured in Marshall County

Update: 1:19 p.m., Law enforcement capture the two MDOC escapees from Noxubee County in Marshall County. They received a tip the two were at a home off of Highway 321. The escapees are being housed at the Marshall County Jail until MDOC decides where to house them. Marshall County sheriff deputie

WTVA.COM - 2018-10-22 13:33:00

Wreck sends one to hospital

A wreck on Highway 8 East at Dixieland Friday morning involved two 18-wheelers and a van and resulted in the driver of the van being taken to a Tupelo hospital.Sgt. Derrick Beckom, spokesman for the Mississippi Highway Patrol said a white Dodge van apparently pulled out of a driveway near County Roa

NE MISSISSIPPI DAILY JOURNAL - 2018-10-22 14:30:00

Man charged in Monroe County shooting

ABERDEEN, Miss. (WTVA) -- A Hamilton, Mississippi man is charged in connection with a shooting Friday.Sheriff Cecil Cantrell says Ronald Tillman, 20, is charged with aggravated assault.

WTVA.COM - 2018-10-22 13:10:00

Columbus Police asked to help identify 1976 Illinois homicide victim

COLUMBUS, Miss. (WCBI, CPD)- It’s a cold case that dates back more than 40 years in Illinois. Now Columbus Police are being recruited to help identify the homicide victim.The victim was found in a ditch in Morris, Illinois back in 1976.- Advertisement -


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For kids who like 'scary': Columbus Fairgrounds, MUW host haunted houses to raise money for charity

Rhonda Sanders, left, and Jane Jordan prepare the "witch's lair" Wednesday in the annual haunted house by the Community Benefit Committee. The haunted house this year will be at the Columbus Fairgrounds from 6-10 p.m. Friday-Oct. 31.Photo by: Isabelle Altman/Dispatch StaffRhonda Sanders and Columbus

COMMERCIAL DISPATCH - 2018-10-22 09:51:59

UPDATE: 2 charged with capital murder in Columbus

about a man found dead over the weekend in columbus. police have now charged two people with capital murder in the case. wtva's rebecca butcher spoke with a former teacher of the victim plus community members, and joins us live now. emily, this is heart-breaing news for the family of 34- year-old ma


Monroe County Shooting Leaves One in Hospital, Another in Custody

Sheriff Cantrell says the victim, Solomon Coleman, was taken to Baptist Golden Triangle.


Decades old Illinois Cold Case linked to Columbus - WCBI TV | Your News Leader

“We don’t know who she is. It’s an unidentified black female. Again, we don’t know who she is or what circumstances got her to that point,” said Columbus Police Chief Fred Shelton.