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Report: Mississippi State WR Jamal Couch transferring from program

Junior Jamal Couch is seeking a transfer, according to areport from Genespage.com, 247’s Mississippi State site.


Oxford woman dies months after developing mysterious illness

OXFORD, Miss. — Just months after developing a mysterious illness, an Oxford woman who had to undergo multiple amputations has died.


Former banker accused of fraud, embezzlement in federal indictment

ABERDEEN – Two north Lee County men are accused of defrauding Renasant Bank of more than $850,000 during a scheme that lasted years.The eight-count indictment against Max H. Miller, 53, of Saltillo, and James R. "Pete" Nichols, 51, of Baldwyn, was filed in U.S. District Court in Aberdeen on Aug. 23.


Spotlight on Booneville: A Future

downtown. there is still a lot of not as fortunate as we are ." r. tourism director/main street executive director) president - prentiss county historical preservation society) oropeza / booneville, prentiss county) "i get to plan all of the events downtown. we just did a block party.& .&'s the firs


The University of Southern Mississippi Shatters Freshman Enrollment Record; Total Enrollment Grows 1.8 Percent, Top in Mississippi

For the first time in University history, more than 2,000 first-time, full-time freshmen have enrolled at USM. This year’s 2,115 freshmen are 11 percent more than the 1,903 new freshmen who enrolled in Fall 2017. The 2018 freshman total also represents a 35 percent increase over the 2016 mark of 1,5


Man charged after dispute over sandwich

FLORENCE — A Lauderdale County man has been arrested after authorities said he attacked his live-in girlfriend after he got upset over a sandwich she had made.Officials said Timothy Dean Smith, 57, 1568 Lauderdale 10, Waterloo, is charged with second-degree domestic violence, domestic violence inter



HAZLEHURST, MS (WLBT) - We all know Mississippi has its musical super stars and even some of the lesser stars, but Dr. Jim Brewer took it upon himself to collect the names and stories of as MANY of the people in Mississippi in music as he could find.


Nettleton defense comes up strong against Baldwyn

The Nettleton Tigers’ defense has already made a name for itself this season.In three of their four games, the Tigers’ defense hasn’t allowed a point, and that continued with Friday night’s 30-2 win at Baldwyn. The Bearcats scored their lone points on a safety.“Our defense had a really good game on


Crew safe after Lower Mississippi towboat fire | WorkBoat

A crew escaped unharmed from a towboat fire near West Helena, Ark., Wednesday that led the Coast Guard to close a 10-mile stretch of the Lower Mississippi River for more than seven hours.


Mississippi State-Louisiana game moved to different network

The No. 16 Bulldogs will face Louisiana at 7:30 p.m. ET Saturday on ESPN2, a change from the team’s original schedule. The game was slated for the SEC Network Alternate Channel, but it was shifted to ESPN2 amid an adjustment to another game due to Hurricane Florence.


Hardeman Co. man charged in Dollar General robbery - WBBJ TV

Johnathon Shaquille Genes, 24, was indicted last week on charges related to a robbery at a Dollar General in Hornsby, according to court documents.


Relative who witnessed Pontotoc County man set on fire speaks out

i spoke to was actually a relative of the victimcharles burnshe told me about the horrific moments when a neighbor poured gasoline on him lighting him on fire...all over a sip of whiskey. bless him ." "firsthe started pouring it on his foot, and then he poured it up his right shoulder." daunaun (de-


7 pot-growing operations uncovered in Mississippi County, MBN says

Agents raided up to seven different locations Tuesday morning in Jefferson Davis County, MBN officials said. Between 50,000 and 100,000 marijuana plants were recovered, authorities said.


Body parts found in Mississippi identified as missing boater

According to the Wabasha County Sheriff’s Office, the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension said DNA tests of the remains found July 14 near West Newton confirmed they are those of 61-year-old David Sheridan of Pepin, Wisconsin.


Amory police make marijuana arrest

On Sept. 6, Amory police officers responded to a call at a residence on Cox Street in reference to a bag found by a citizen on his property. Upon further investigation, officers discovered more than 12 ounces of marijuana, and the owner of the items was identified as Colsanto P. Wallace, 37, of Amor


‘It's hurting us bad’: New bridge weight limits worry industry leaders | Mississippi Today

Robert F. Bukaty, Associated PressFILE - In the August 7, 2017 file photo, a logging truck travels on the Katahdin Woods and Waters scenic byway in Patten, Maine.


The University of Mississippi — Assistant Professor in Counselor Education

The University of Mississippi, Department of Leadership & Counselor Education, seeks applicants to fill a 9-month tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor. Counselor Education offers CACREP-accredited MEd programs in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and School Counseling, as


Pontotoc County burn victim dies

PONTOTOC, Miss. (WTVA) - An autopsy is scheduled for Tuesday for the man that law enforcement says was burned because he refused to give someone a drink of alcohol.That word comes from Pontotoc County Coroner Kim Bedford who identifies the victim as Charles Burns, 48, of Pontotoc.


Former Houston teacher sentenced for sex crime - WCBI TV | Your News Leader

Following that plea, she was sentenced to a 10 year suspended sentence , 5 years probation and ordered to register as a sex offender. She will alo pay $1,000 to the Children’s Trust Fund and $500 for the cost of the investigation.


Suspects arrested in Corinth theft investigation

CORINTH, Miss. (WTVA) - Two suspects have been arrested in connection with an ongoing investigation into gun thefts.The suspects are identified as James Stephenson, 18, and Jermaine Wooden, 18, both of Corinth.