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Local principal arrested for DUI

Tupelo police say Trevor Hampton was taken to the Lee County jail, charged with DUI-1st and careless driving, both misdemeanors.


Meth arrest made in Tishomingo County

When officers arrived, they found a man in the driver's seat asleep. The man was identified as Johnathan Horner, 30, of Iuka.


Walnut man dies in Sunday evening wreck

Troopers responded to state highway 15, near Faulkner on July 8 around 6 p.m. The initial investigation showed Stoney Waldon, 39, of Walnut, was driving north in a 1999 Chevrolet Caviler, and attempted to make a U-turn when his vehicle collided with a 2003 Pontiac, driven by Jimmie Gay, 68, of Riple


The All-America City Is One Step Closer To Getting The Wheels Rolling On New Transit System - WCBI TV | Your News Leader

“It’s always nice when you can take a plan and put it into action,” said Don Lewis, Tupelo’s Chief Operations Officer.


Crash claims the life of a Walnut man attempting U-Turn

WALNUT, Miss. (WCBI) – A Walnut man is dead following a two-vehicle crash in Tippah County.Around 6 p.m. Sunday, Stoney Waldon attempted a U-turn on MS-15 before crashing into Ripley resident Jimmie Gay.


Recent shootings bring Savannah together for community prayer - WBBJ TV

SAVANNAH, Tenn. — The Savannah community came together Sunday after tragedy struck their town, not once, but twice, over the past week.


2 children injured in 4-vehicle crash, 3 drivers arrested

The driver, 34-year-old Derrick Harris, was driving in the car with two children when he crashed into another vehicle, causing two other vehicles to crash into them.


TBI charges man in death of neighbor

David Anderson, of Yuma, was charged in the apparent shooting death of his neighbor, Ben Cole Birdwell, 64. Authorities found Birdwell's body on a railroad easement near his property. The investigation revealed that Anderson was responsible for his death.


Hendersonville Man Accused Of Raping Juvenile

HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. - A Hendersonville man has been placed behind bars. He’s accused of raping and giving alcohol to a minor.Reports stated 30-year-old Michael Sharer has been charged with rape and contributing to the delinquency of a minor.Police responded to a report of a rape involving a juveni


Where to cool down in West Tennessee

Forth of July at the Ballpark at Jackson, Wednesday, July 4.GAIL BAILEY/The Jackson SunFullscreen


Iuka man accused of threatening County Supervisors

TISHOMINGO COUNTY, Miss. (WCBI) – An Iuka man faces a hefty bond after allegedly threatening several county and city officials.Brandon Pendergrass, 29, faces five counts of Simple Assault on an Elected Official.- Advertisement -


1 Killed By Lightning Strike In East Tennessee

KINGSTON, Tenn. - A person was hit and killed by a lightning strike in East Tennessee during thunderstorms.According to WVLT News in Knoxville, Roane County Sheriff Jack Stockton said former school board member Everett Massengill was hit by lightning Friday.Sheriff Stockton said Massengill had just


Missing woman found alive a mile from wrecked car

Scott said college student Victoria Hudson, 23, was dehydrated but in otherwise good condition when she was located near the Cedarbluff community, about a mile from the scene of her one-car accident off Mhoon Valley Road near Highway 50 in southwestern Clay County.


Teen driver crashes into Kiddie Carnival

Johnson said the teen told police was distracted while attempting to put on his glasses and swerved to miss an oncoming car, hitting the fence on the south east side of the carnival. After knocking over the fence, the teen hit a utility pole and collided with one of the rides before hitting a second


LCSO: Social media tips, comments lead to theft arrests

Sheriff's Office Spokesman Stephen Young said 40-year-old Irvin Morris Parsley and 48-year-old Melissa Dillon Kyle, both of 16569 Zehner Road, Athens, have been charged with first-degree theft in connection to the thefts.


Fear of failure drives Tipler's success

Fifteen years ago, Rolley Tipler was a college dropout, toiling at the Ashley Furniture factory in Ecru, unsure which direction he was headed.He was just trying to make some money before his son was born, but the job was taking a physical toll on him.Tipler was losing weight. His mother, Ruth Martin


Iuka man charged with threatening officials

IUKA - A man, already in jail, now faces five felony charges for threatening city and county officials.


Mississippi man faces more charges after threatening judge, county supervisors

During his initial appearance in justice court on the new charges, bail was set at $200,000. Pendergrass is currently on probation with the Mississippi Department of Corrections for another conviction.


Town switching to more expensive water after complaints

Saltillo aldermen voted 3-2 Thursday night to make the switch, projected to cost $114,000. That could translate into a $5 monthly increase for citizens, but many of 200 people who came to a public meeting supported the move.


Pregnant woman shot several times in drive-by

SAVANNAH, Tenn. (localmemphis.com) - The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has been called in to help investigate after a pregnant woman was shot in drive-by shooting in Savannah, Tennessee. One person is in custody, and two others are wanted for questioning, according to Burt Staggs with Tennessee