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Water Valley's Sayles sees steady progress in first weeks at the helm
Sayles and the Blue Devils have already gotten eight games under their belts during the summer schedule. The schedule was determined by Sayles, who takes her team to Calhoun City every Monday and have also played against Senatobia, West Tallahatchie, Rosa Fort and New Albany.
Oxford accused of choking, kidnapping victim
Patrick Pratt, 21, of Oxford, was arrested and booked into the Lafayette County Detention Center on the two felony charges. In justice court, his bond was set at $35,000.
Big crowds at Thunder on Water
The 25th Annual Thunder on Water Safe Boating Festival is in the books, and the common theme for the weekend was the heat.“‘Whew,’ is the best way to describe it,” said TOW Chairman Wanda Roche. “It’s Mississippi in June, and that’s what we experienced over the weekend.”With temperatures in the mid-
The Confederacy still haunts the campus of Ole Miss
OXFORD, Miss. — When a drunken driver accidentally plowed into the Confederate statue on the University of Mississippi's campus in September, the school had a choice: get rid of the statue and join the national movement erasing Confederate heritage, or pay to repair it.
Greenwood Targeting Underage Atv & Golf Cart Drivers
GREENWOOD, MS (Ben Caxton) — The City of Greenwood, and the Greenwood Police Department will be monitoring your summer fun over the next few months. In order to keep people, and the streets and roadways they use safe, residents will see stepped up enforcement of laws governing the use of ATV’s and g
Inside a Mississippi prison, English teachers fight recidivism with creative writing
CORINTH – The lectern in the corner of the classroom at the Alcorn County Regional Correctional Facility nearly reaches Myra Byrnes’ shoulders. She must shrug to lift her elbows on either side of the script in front of her. The retired high school English teacher thought she was done directing plays
West Point police arrest car burglar
Police said Stederrius Terrell Hodges, 21, of West Point, was wearing the same backpack from the surveillance video. He was charged with burglary of an auto and an outstanding contempt of court warrant. Hodges remains in the Clay County Jail.
Online Grocery Pickup Coming to Oxford Walmart - HottyToddy.com
“I’m excited because I’ve actually used the service before,” she said. “It gives me the opportunity to go online, pick out my groceries and then I can do anything else the day [of] I wanted to do, because I knew I had a time slot to pick up my groceries.”
Security Improvements Coming to Greenwood Schools
GREENWOOD, MS (Ben Caxton) — Greenwood Schools are about to receive some high-tech security improvements. The School Board this week approved spending more than $83,000 to install electronic card-swipe entry systems with cameras at all entry doors. The contract, with Gardner’s Telephone Services, wi
Facebook post lands Bruce man in hot water
The message "I think Bruce, Mississippi, needs a [expletive] bloodbath" led to an investigation of John Coleman.
Suspected drug dealer arrested in Chickasaw County
HOUSTON, Miss. (WCBI) – A suspected drug dealer is arrested in Houston Wednesday morning.Chickasaw County deputies, along with Houston Police and narcotics agents arrested, Tommy Joe Cooper.- Advertisement -
City to spend $45,000 on election
The city-wide election for the referendum on the tourism tax took another step forward Monday night.The Grenada City Council voted to use $45,000 to go toward the election. However, a date has yet to be set as to when the election will be held.Ward Two City Councilman Fredreick “Pete” Wilson made th
Girl, 5, left temporarily paralyzed after she was bitten by a tick
Kailyn Kirk, five, from Grenada, Mississippi, was unable to walk or talk on Wednesday morningWhile brushing Kailyn's hair, her mother, Jessica Griffin, found a tick bite on her scalpGriffin rushed Kailyn to the emergency room where doctors diagnosed her with tick paralysisTick paralysis occurs when
Sunflower County unlocks the gate - SCCSD’s third grade reading scores among the best in the region
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West Point man arrested in Lowndes County
Carl Haughton, 52, of West Point, was wanted on a capias warrant fro felony possession of methamphetamine. He was arrested June 14 on an unrelated charge by the Columbus Police Department and is being held in the Lowndes County Detention Center.
Former employees claim workers are not being properly paid by staffing agency
SARDIS, Miss. — Some north Mississippi women are speaking out, saying employees at a plastics company are not being properly compensated for their work.
Tick Bites 5-Year-Old Girl's Head; She Woke Up Paralyzed
GRENADA, MS — When Jessica Griffin's 5-year-old daughter Kailyn Kirk went to sleep the night of June 5, nothing seemed out of the ordinary. The girl had been at a T-ball game the night before and was "perfectly fine," Griffin told Mississippi News Now. They even washed the girl's hair when they got
No charges slated for social media threat-maker
“We have so much going on right now with people going into churches and schools and businesses and shooting them up, so we have to take this seriously,” said Bruce Police Chief, Tony Sockwell.
1 dead, 3 hurt in Batesville shootings
Police continue to investigate a string of shootings in southwest Batesville during the past week that have left one person dead, another in serious condition in a Memphis hospital, and at least two others with gunshot wounds.
5-Year-Old-Girl Suddenly Couldn't Move And Speak Well After Tick Bite
A 5-year-old from Grenada, Mississippi collapsed without warning when she got up in the morning. Doctors diagnosed her with a case oftickparalysis.Scary Temporary ParalysisIt's not common for young children to be unable to move or speak, but it happened to young Kailyn Kirk on the morning of Wednesd