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Corinth trio charged with Oxford assault
OXFORD - Three suspects, wanted for a home invasion in early December, turned themselves in to authorities. Oxford police were called to a house on Olive Branch Way on Dec. 3. The victim said a man and two women entered his house and assaulted him. The man received minor injuries.
Booneville police searching for credit card thief
BOONEVILLE - Police are looking for a couple of suspects in connection with the theft and fraudulent use of a credit card. The Booneville Police Department received a report of a stolen credit/debit card on Dec. 10. The investigation revealed the card had been used for multiple transactions in both
$10,000 reward offered for info on log truck crash that killed Corinth man
A $10,000 reward is being offered for information on a log truck driver who left the scene of a crash that killed a Corinth man two years ago. Friday will mark the two-year anniversary of the crash that killed Corinth resident Neil Garner, 73, near the state line on Highway 142 in Hardin County. The
Corinth-based mental health agency still lacks permanent leader
A government-funded mental health agency that serves thousands of people still lacks a permanent leader after a year and a half. Region IV Mental Health, which is based in Corinth, has been without a permanent executive director since June of 2017 when former executive director Charlie Spearman reti
Through Jails to Jobs program, NEMCC educates to fight recidivism
In Mississippi, recidivism keeps prison populations high and prevents tax dollars from helping infrastructure, education and other public goods. Through its jails to jobs program, Northeast Mississippi Community College teaches inmates at Alcorn County Regional Correctional Facility employable skill
Drugs land two women in Tishomingo County jail
IUKA - Separate calls in Belmont and near Iuka Thursday lead to the arrest of two women on felony drug charges. A constable and Belmont police responded to a suspicious vehicle call and stopped the driver, whose license was suspended. She was arrested and carried to the Tishomingo County Jail, where
Prentiss County deputies charge two with drug possession
BOONEVILLE – A traffic stop south of Booneville Tuesday led to the arrest of two women for illicit and prescription drug possession. A Prentiss County deputy sheriff made a traffic stop Tuesday near the intersection of Highway 30 and Highway 145 (South Second Street) and ended up arresting all four
Christmas In These 7 Mississippi Towns Looks Like Something From A Hallmark Movie
Hallmark movies and charming Christmas towns go hand in hand. But if you thought these delightfully festive towns existed only on the small screen, think again! Mississippi is home to several towns that are picture perfect during the holiday season. In fact, the following 7 towns are so magical, the
Kossuth’s Childs to run for BMC
KOSSUTH, Miss. (WTVA/BMC Athletics) - Kossuth runner Tanner Childs has signed to be a member of the Blue Mountain College Cross Country program for 2019-20. Childs is coming off a season where he won the MHSAA Region 1-3A and 2-4A 5K meet with a personal record of 17:23, while he also won the Tupelo
Hardin County residents prepare for possible flood as the Tennessee River rises
CRUMP, Tenn. — This is the second wettest year on record for West Tennesseans, and some Hardin County residents are getting ready as the Tennessee River rises. Officials are monitoring the rising river levels, as it reaches a flood stage.
Prentiss County woman charged with credit card fraud
BOONEVILLE - A report of a stolen credit card being used at local businesses led to the arrest of a Booneville woman. Booneville police took a report on Dec. 5 that someone had made purchases at at least two different businesses with a stolen credit/debit card. The investigation led police to Beverl
Semi loaded with potato chips overturns on Hwy 64
Hardin County Fire Department is warning drivers on Highway 64 to be careful, as there has been an accident on Highway 64 between Savannah and Olive Hill, as an 18-wheeler has overturned, according to a tweet and Facebook post from the Fire Department. There are no injuries, as of 7:40 p.m. Thursday
Former Alcorn County chief deputy dies
Alcorn County, miss. (WTVA) - Former Alcorn County Chief Deputy Doug Mullins has died. This is according to a Facebook post on the Alcorn County Sheriff's Office Page. The post says Mullins served the county for many years.
Corinth tackles high number of foster children in county with Fire Department’s Stuff-A-Truck project
CORINTH-- The Corinth Fire Department’s annual fundraiser to collect gifts and necessities was well on its way to fulfill the Christmas wishes of area foster children this year.
Mississippi man shot and killed day before his son was born
CLARKSDALE, Miss. - A grieving mother told FOX13 after her son was shot multiple times outside a home in Clarksdale, Mississippi. She said her son never got to meet his baby boy - who was born the next day.
Booneville charge three with drug possession
BOONEVILLE - Two traffic stops and a suspicious person call ended with three felony arrests over two days in Booneville. On Dec. 8, a patrol officer made a routine traffic stop on Cedar Street for a misdemeanor traffic offense. During the stop, Kenneth Anthony Jones, 41 of Booneville, was found to b
Booneville police make drug, burglary arrests
BOONEVILLE - Policemen on patrol helped collar a pair of men on felony charges last week. Booneville police responded to a suspicious male in the Westside City Park area on Dec. 4. A patrolman came in contact with Joel Daniel Curtiss, 33, of Booneville. During the encounter, the officer found Curtis
Hardin County man indicted for illegal manufacture, possession of pipe bomb
A former mayoral candidate from Hardin County has been indicted by a grand jury on five counts of manufacture, possession and transfer of a pipe bomb. Jonathan Edward White, 40, was arrested in August and charged with possession of a prohibited weapon after providing undercover agents with a pipe bo
Lawsuit: Easom chairman abused power, lacked financial transparency
A lawsuit has been filed against members of the nonprofit Easom Outreach Foundation Board of Directors alleging violations of bylaws and a lack of financial transparency. The lawsuit was filed by Landolph Walker Lee, of St. Louis, Mo., who says she was formally suspended from the Corinth community f
Couple charged with feeding batteries to young child
Two people from Morris Chapel have been indicted by a grand jury on multiple charges of aggravated child abuse after allegedly feeding a child batteries and causing other bodily harm.