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Woman accused of entering home and stabbing Farmerville woman in the face

FARMERVILLE, La. (KNOE) Farmerville police have arrested a woman they believe is responsible for a home invasion that left one person badly stabbed and two others hurt. Chief of Police Bim Coulberston said Charlecia S. Shyne, 28, of Homer is charged with attempted second-degree murder, two counts of

KNOE TV8 - 2018-03-19 16:18:00

Report: two women tased and arrested for assaulting police officer

Two women were tased and arrested for fighting with a police officer Thursday. According to the probable cause affidavit, Felicia Sanders and Shanice Moore were arrested after police say they assaulted a Jonesboro police officer while she was assisting with another incident. Jonesboro Police say off

KAIT 8 - 2018-03-19 19:33:38

Inmates captured after escaping correctional facility

YAZOO CITY, Miss. (AP) - Authorities say two inmates have been captured after escaping a correctional facility in Mississippi this week. Yazoo County Sheriff's Department officials told WAPT-TV on Saturday that Richard Johnson Jr. was arrested first and Reginald Luckett was captured several hours la


Tree crushes cars in Carrollton

A large oak tree crashed to the ground Monday afternoon, totaling at least two vehicles in its wake. According to Reba Bailey, owner of Tanglewood in Carrollton (at the corner of Washington and College Streets), around 3:30 p.m. Monday, she and her husband, Steve, were heard a commotion outside the

WINONATIMES.COM - 2018-03-19 23:39:00

Public Works Committee working to resolve city's drainage issues

Flooding may be a way of life in Greenville, but one local resident is tired of being trapped in his home by water. During a Public Works Committee meeting Tuesday, Paul Mathis said when it rains his Tampa Drive yard becomes a lagoon. Flooding may be a way of life in Greenville, but one local reside


In midst of flooding, river mayors push for infrastructure bill

Greenville's mayor is one of many Mississippi River mayors urging Congress to adopt an infrastructure plan that would push for investments in towns that sit on the river. Mayor Errick D. Simmons was one of about 20 mayors representing cities along the river who gathered last week in the nation's cap


Cochran, Wicker announce $1.33 million in grants for civil rights projects in state

The National Park Service (NPS) approved the funding for Mississippi as part of its FY2017African American Civil Rights Grants Program awards. Cochran and Wicker wrote letters of support on behalf of the Mississippi grantees. The awards include: $500,000 for the Wechsler School in Meridian; $499,534


Judge issues warrants for defendants who failed to appear

Judge issues warrants for defendants who failed to appear By Ashley Crutcher Batesville Police Department welcomed a new officer onto the force during Wednesday's session of Batesville Municipal Court as Judge Jay Westfaul swears in Officer Rico Harris. After the welcoming court got back to busine


35 tons of catfish products produced in Mississippi recalled

ITTA BENA, Miss. (AP) - A Mississippi company is recalling around 35 tons (31.75 metric tons) of catfish products that might have been tainted by a compound that poses a public health concern. The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service announced Friday that various fresh


Residents threaten to sue city over flooding

LELAND, Miss. (AP) - Some residents are threatening to sue a Mississippi Delta town following recent flooding, saying the town failed to maintain its drains. The Delta Democrat-Times reports that Ashley Harris, a lawyer, says she's representing more than 15 Leland residents. She wrote a letter to M


TXKtoday.com : Bowie County man charged with murder of boy, 4

A Wake Village man has been arrested for capital murder in the death of a 4-year-old. The Wake Village Police Department has been investigating a severe injury of a four-year-old boy that occurred on Tuesday, March 6. The child later passed away at a Little Rock Hospital on Thursday. According to po


Former Simmons Animal Clinic burns

The former Simmons Animal Clinic has burned to the ground. Greenville firefighters were dispatched to the former clinic, 2413 U.S. 82 East, about 11:37 p.m. Friday, Greenville Fire Chief Ruben Brown said. The former Simmons Animal Clinic has burned to the ground. Greenville firefighters were dispatc


CSD getting ready for end of year

The Cleveland School District Board of Trustees opened Friday with a concern about the meeting time. Reverend Ed Duvall said, "I've noticed the board meeting time has changed. It's normally at 6 p.m. in the evening time but lately we've been having it at noontime, which doesn't afford our parents a