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Off-duty Kosciusko police officer arrested for sexual battery in Olive Branch

OLIVE BRANCH, MS (WLBT) - An off-duty Kosciusko police officer was arrested for sexual battery in Olive Branch on December 8. According to Olive Branch police, it’s alleged that a woman met the suspect at a local establishment during an evening of socializing.

WLBT - 2018-12-10 21:00:00

Retired Mississippi police dog rescued from animal shelter as handler gets demotion

A Mississippi cop has been demoted from the K9 unit to patrol duty after taking his retired four-legged partner to an animal shelter to be put up for adoption. Ringo sniffed out drugs for the Jackson Police Department for nine years until the dog's retirement this past October. Nevertheless, the Lab

FOX NEWS - 2018-12-16 20:52:58

Pearl’s 2 Dandy Dozen players too much for Neshoba

CHOCTAW — Defending one Dandy Dozen player is a difficult enough task. Defending two Dandy Dozen selections in Makayla Minett and Jayla Alexander is virtually impossible. Neshoba Central grappled with the latter.

MERIDIAN STAR - 2018-12-15 05:12:00

Choctaw Central girls, Neshoba boys win tourney titles

CHOCTAW – Meloney Thames’ layup attempt rolled just off the rim of the basket. Her teammate quickly grabbed the offensive rebound as Thames darted back up the baseline and camped just behind the 3-point stripe.

MERIDIAN STAR - 2018-12-16 07:27:00

How Old Is Oprah Winfrey, and What Is She Doing Now?

Oprah Gail Winfrey was born in the small southern town of Kosciusko, Mississippi to parents Vernita Lee and Vernon Winfrey. Vernita Lee was a maid, and Vernon held several different jobs. Among them were coal mining, barber, and city councilman. The family was poor growing up, and Winfrey has spoken

THE CHEAT SHEET - 2018-12-12 18:47:17

UPDATE: Missing teen located

At 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Attala County Sheriff Tim Nail said they have cancelled the B.O. L.O. for the missing teen. According to the Sheriff, the teen, 19-year-old Madeline Jenkins, has been located safe and sound. No other information was released from authorities.

KOSCIUSKO STAR HERALD - 2018-12-16 17:51:00

Family asks for help finding missing Choctaw teen

CHOCTAW COUNTY, Miss. (WCBI) – A family is pleading for help finding a missing Choctaw County teenager. Zoe Coleman, 15, has not been seen in nearly three weeks. She is 5’7 and about 175 pounds.

WCBI.COM - 2018-12-11 18:47:54

Bomb Threat Hoax Targets Local School District

ACKERMAN, Miss. (WCBI)- From Atlanta to Alaska to Ackerman, a bomb threat hoax targets hundreds of businesses and schools across the U.S. including the Choctaw County School District.

WCBI.COM - 2018-12-13 22:40:26

One area school district comes together for two families

LOUISVILLE, Miss. (WCBI) – The families lost everything in house fires last week, within three days of each other. Both families have students at Louisville and Noxapater schools, but the entire district is working together to collect donations and raise money for the two families.

WCBI.COM - 2018-12-10 17:35:15

MS WFO MEMPHIS Warnings, Watches, and Advisories

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE. ...Winter precipitation will continue or is expected across much. of the Mid-South through Sunday morning... .A low pressure system will continue to track along the Gulf.

WJTV.COM - 2018-12-08 23:31:00

Behemoth bovine has beef with Australia’s giant steer Knickers

ATTALA COUNTY, MS (WLBT) - The size of a steer Down Under is making people around the world say Holy Cow, but an Attala County farmer thinks he can double what Australia has to offer.

WLBT - 2018-12-08 02:40:00

Mississippi Supreme Court sides with Choctaw County

JACKSON (WCBI) – The Mississippi Supreme Court says the owners of a Choctaw County power plant must honor a jury’s award of over $599,000 in tax payments. NRG Energy sued Choctaw County claiming the tax offices were using the wrong formula to determine the taxes. The county countered it was using th

WCBI.COM - 2018-12-06 16:10:39

WWII sailor coming ‘Home at Last’

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WINONATIMES.COM - 2018-12-06 17:38:00

Two percent tourism tax in effect on January 1

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WINONATIMES.COM - 2018-12-06 17:47:00

Teenager killed in Neshoba County wreck remembered as helpful, selfless

Hunter Garrett, a student at Meridian Community College and recent graduate of Northeast Lauderdale High School, died early Saturday morning in a motor vehicle accident just outside of Philadelphia in Neshoba County, authorities said.

MERIDIAN STAR - 2018-12-03 23:45:00

Sex offender serves as grand marshal of Mississippi town’s Christmas parade

SARDIS, Miss. — Some people in a north Mississippi town are complaining after the local chamber of commerce chose a sex offender as the grand marshal of the town Christmas parade.

WREG - 2018-12-15 21:53:57

Investigators searching for missing 12-year-old last seen in Mississippi

OLIVE BRANCH, Miss. - Olive Branch Police need your help locating a missing 12-year-old boy. Investigators say Richawn Brooks was last seen around 8:45 Saturday night near Pleasant Acres Dr. in Olive Branch.

FOX13MEMPHIS.COM - 2018-12-16 15:57:54

Ex-convict believes Mississippi could lead the nation’s criminal justice reform

I am a member of a unique fraternity that society tends to shun and shut away. We are a small and non-vocal community that is not constrained to a racial or ethnic class. No political or religious bounds exist, and all socio-economic groups are duly represented. Despite our diversity, the American p

THE CLARION LEDGER - 2018-12-15 21:00:00

Three takeaways from Mississippi State football media availability

STARKVILLE – Mississippi State head coach Joe Moorhead assumed a familiar position in front of the podium at the Leo Seal Jr. Football Complex on Saturday afternoon. He hadn’t stood in that spot for nearly a month. The last time he did so was when his Bulldogs were preparing for the Egg Bowl in late

THE CLARION LEDGER - 2018-12-15 19:38:00

Mississippi man shot and killed day before his son was born

CLARKSDALE, Miss. - A grieving mother told FOX13 after her son was shot multiple times outside a home in Clarksdale, Mississippi. She said her son never got to meet his baby boy - who was born the next day.

FOX13MEMPHIS.COM - 2018-12-13 23:26:00