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Voice of the people: Joseph Boggess, M.D.

After reading the editorial reprinted from "The Greenwood Commonwealth" about ways to grow Mississippi's population, I had the following thoughts. Up to now I have been against the expansion of Medicaid in our state to those above the poverty line seeing it as another entitlement at the expense o

COMMERCIAL DISPATCH - 2018-01-17 19:08:46

Three sought in West Point shooting

WEST POINT - Police have one man in custody and are looking for three more suspects in a Saturday morning shooting. West Point police were dispatched Jan. 13 at 2 a.m. to the 300 block of Fifth Street, near Crowell Street. A 911 caller reported that shots were fired and a man was injured. Responding

NE MISSISSIPPI DAILY JOURNAL - 2018-01-16 19:00:00

Man arrested in connection to domestic assault incident

VICKSBURG, Miss. (AP) - A man has been arrested in connection to a domestic assault incident in southwest Mississippi. Warren County Sheriff Martin Pace told WAPT-TV on Monday that Timothy Michael Noble after the incident occurred last week. Pace says deputies found a 39-year-old woman was found sem


Perry picked as a McDonald's All-American

Mississippi State signee Reggie Perry was named a McDonald's All-American on Tuesday. Perry, a five-star forward, is one of 23 players picked for the game and will suit up for the West squad. The game will take place at 6 p.m. on March 28 at Philips Arena in Atlanta and is televised on ESPN. The 6-f

NE MISSISSIPPI DAILY JOURNAL - 2018-01-16 22:07:00

Store closing brings the blues

It was a shock to Walmart employees and the entire community to learn last Wednesday of the closing of the Winona store. Over 200 concerned residents from Winona and surrounding areas gathered Friday for a demonstration in front of Winona Walmart in a move to help save the store from closing its doo


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


Unemployment rate rises to 5 percent in area



City raises five salaries at special meeting

In a recent special called December meeting, the Grenada City Council voted on pay increases for five city contractual employees. According to minutes from that meeting, pay increases were given to the city's municipal judge (Rusty Harlow); city engineer (Robert Willis); city attorney (Mary Brown);


Centre man faces murder charge

A Centre man is in jail on murder and other charges in the death Tuesday of Curtis Junior Bright, 66, according to a press release from Centre Police Chief Kirk Blankenship. Vester Lee Randolph, 51, is charged with murder, unlawful possession of a controlled substance, second-degree possession of ma

GADSDEN TIMES - 2018-01-17 21:58:12

Gadsden/Etowah EMA opens warming centers

Temperatures are expected to drop drastically overnight with wind chills near 0 degrees Fahrenheit and the Gadsden Etowah County Emergency Management agency is warning people any precipitation will likely remain frozen on roadways until we go above freezing on Thursday. GECEMA is strongly discouragi

SAND MOUNTAIN REPORTER - 2018-01-16 23:39:00

Can you identify this suspect? He's accused of stealing credit cards from a home

Investigators are asking for the public's help to identify a burglary suspect who was spotted on surveillance footage. The suspect is accused of breaking into a home in the Grant area of Marshall County in December. Sheriff Scott Walls said the suspect stole credit cards. Today, investigators releas

AL.COM - 2018-01-17 22:23:40

Gadsden BOE called meeting called off

The called Gadsden Board of Education meeting Tuesday was canceled because of potential winter weather. The board had announced plans Monday to meet at 6:30 p.m. No new date was announced. The called Gadsden Board of Education meeting Tuesday was canceled because of potential winter weather. The boa

GADSDEN TIMES - 2018-01-16 20:50:43

Sheriff's office searching for burglary suspect

The Marshall County Sheriff's Office is investigating a burglary that occurred in December in the Grant area of Marshall County. During the burglary, the suspect stole credit cards from the home of the victim. The sheriff's office released stills from a surveillance system where the suspect was usin

SAND MOUNTAIN REPORTER - 2018-01-17 23:04:00

2 arrested for burglary and theft after police chase in Guntersville

Scottsboro police responded to a burglary of a business in the 18000 block of Highway 35 on Tuesday. Once officers found the front door broken out, they reviewed security video and were able to see a male and female committing the crime of burglary and theft. After conducting an investigation of the

WAFF - 2018-01-17 17:25:12

The Weather Authority | Early Morning Look At Conditions Across Central Alabama At 5:55 AM

Much of the snow activity has moved out of the state at this point, with the last remaining snow showers lingering in the extreme southeastern parts of Central Alabama from Lanett in southeastern Chambers County, to Goshen in southwestern Pike County. The rest of North and Central Alabama is snow-fr

ABC 33/40 NEWS - 2018-01-17 06:02:01

Victim killed in Monday wreck identified

From THe Trussville Tribune staff reports TRUSSVILLE - The name of the victim killed in a head-on collision Monday morning on Deerfoot Parkway has been released. The Jefferson County Coroner's Office identified the victim as 42-year-old Eleazar Nunez Aguirre of Oneonta. The crash occurred about 6:30

TRUSSVILLETRIBUNE.COM - 2018-01-17 17:34:09

Police investigate homeless death in northeast Fresno

Fresno police are investigating the death of an apparent homeless person in northeast Fresno on Wednesday. Detectives are on the scene at First Street and Bullard Avenue, but preliminarily, it does not appear that the victim died of foul play, according to Lt. Mark Hudson. Fresno police are investig

FRESNO BEE - 2018-01-17 21:33:00

No strike after all. Fresno Unified, teachers union reach agreement after months of debate

Fresno Unified and the Fresno Teachers Association have reached a tentative agreement after months of negotiations on salary, class size and more - avoiding a threatened strike. The announcement comes a day before an outside fact-finding report is set to make recommendations on issues the two have f

FRESNO BEE - 2018-01-17 19:18:00

Porch pirate caught on camera; stealing packages from Southeast Fresno home

FRESNO, California - Fresno police are asking for the publics help in identifying a porch pirate suspect. Investigators say the man took two packages from a porch in southeast Fresno back on January 5th. Police also believe that the suspect is involved in other thefts from residential porches in thi

YOURCENTRALVALLEY.COM - 2018-01-18 02:37:11

Fresno man and another plead guilty to sex trafficking minors

Two men, including one from Fresno, pleaded guilty Tuesday to multiple felony charges for sex trafficking of minors. California Attorney General Xavier Becerra announced that defendants Gerald Turner of Fresno and Quinton Brown of Highland in San Bernardino County pleaded guilty to the charges in Tu

FRESNO BEE - 2018-01-17 13:00:00