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Man shot and killed by clerk while trying to rob McComb gas station

MCCOMB, MS (Mississippi News Now) -A man is dead after attempting to rob a Mccomb gas station Monday night.On June 11, McComb police responded to Bigner's gas station on West Presley Blvd. around 9:41 pm where it was reported that someone tried to rob the store.The robber was described as a black ma


McComb voters pick new Mayor

MCCOMB, Miss (WJTV) - MCCOMB, Miss. (AP) - A southwest Mississippi city has a new mayor, and a majority of its city board will be African-American for the first time.

WJTV.COM - 2018-06-20 17:54:54

Democrat elected mayor as black officials win board majority

MCCOMB, Miss. (AP) — A southwest Mississippi city has a new mayor, and a majority of its city board will be African-American for the first time.

HERALDCOURIER.COM - 2018-06-20 16:33:37

42-year-old man killed in six-vehicle crash on I-70 near Vandalia

The crash took place at 2:20 p.m. about a mile east of Vandalia. Police said Robert A. Todoran of Hammond, Louisiana, was driving one of the semi-trucks and failed to reduce his speed as he approached a construction zone where traffic was stopped.

HERALD & REVIEW - 2018-06-21 16:00:00

Newly proposed I-14 bill would bring interstate through Natchez, Brookhaven - Daily Leader

Though the process would be long and arduous, plans for the future interstate would stretch across Louisiana and Mississippi, eventually terminating in Laurel at I-59 should Congress eventually adopt the new legislation.

DAILY LEADER - 2018-06-21 15:39:58

Brock faces Price for selectman of Ward 5

Ronnie Brock says his tenure on the city board has been an uphill battle to further his vision for the Burglund community he represents in Ward 5, grinding against a majority of Republican leaders who don’t take the needs of the area to heart. Brock’s opponent, Republican Jimmy Price, however, maint


Brookhaven police report stolen car call; police, sheriff's reports - Daily Leader

Police reportsThe Brookhaven Police Department’s reports for Friday-Monday were as follows:• 2 calls for loud music on Rogers Circle• Traffic stop on Brookman Drive• Ambulance assist on Beauregard Street• Public assist on West Chippewa Street• Traffic stop on East Monticello Street• 8 traffic stops

DAILY LEADER - 2018-06-20 00:53:31

Brookhaven School District planning for $31M budget - Daily Leader

The Brookhaven School District will operate on close to $31 million for the upcoming school year after getting a bump in local tax funding to make up for state shortfalls.At a public hearing Tuesday evening attended by no members of the public, district finance director Cheryl Shelby presented the b

DAILY LEADER - 2018-06-21 02:06:24

NWS Jackson confirms tornado in Lincoln County

BROOKHAVEN, Miss (WJTV) - A brief tornado in Lincoln County Monday has been confirmed by the National Weather Service.It began just south of Sycamore Trail and moved North, parallel to Nalco Lane.Large limbs were broken off softwood trees and a small tree was uprooted. The tornado crossed Chatmon Tr

WJTV.COM - 2018-06-19 21:02:47

Tornado confirmed in Mississippi town from Monday storm

A preliminary survey on Tuesday shows a twister with top winds of 70 mph (115 kph) struck near Brookhaven just before 3 p.m. during a thunderstorm. The tornado, rated EF-0 on the enhanced Fujita scale, traveled for two-thirds of a mile (1 kilometer) (2.75 kilometers), lifting off four minutes later.

WJTV.COM - 2018-06-20 04:31:46

Learning the pageant ropes - The Vicksburg Post

The Vicksburg Post has been planning for weeks our advance coverage of the pageant, the special section that published Sunday, as well as the events taking place this week.

VICKSBURG POST - 2018-06-20 00:13:10

Lawrence County man charged in sexual battery cold case — Florida detectives used AFIS technology to identify Oak Vale resident as suspect - Daily Leader

A Lawrence County man is awaiting extradition to Florida by Pinellas County Sheriff’s deputies who believe he issuspect in a 1987 sexual battery cold case.Russell Lee Rogers, 58, of the 1300 block of River Road in Oak Vale, is charged with two counts of armed sexual battery and one count of armed ki

DAILY LEADER - 2018-06-20 03:03:33

Future Game Trials South: Infield Analysis

The Future Games Trials South event took place on Tuesday, June 5th, at Southwest Community College, in Summit, MS. The open event saw seven 2020 and 2021 prospects from across the state of Mississippi perform in front of several college coaches, and the Prep Baseball Report Mississippi scouting sta


Louisiana Dairy Farmers honored at Dairy Day

LSU AgCenter celebrated and honored the hard work and dedication of Louisiana’s dairy community during its annual Dairy Day on Thursday, June 14 at the LSU AgCenter Southeast Research Station in Franklinton.The morning was filled with the smell of good food, the sound of laughter and good conversati

KENTWOODTODAY.COM - 2018-06-20 10:00:00

McComb man wanted for armed robbery of Taco Bell

Warrants have been issued for 24-year-old Kadarius Jacques Andrews, also known as “KD”, of 1240 Parklane Rd, Apt 5301.


Monument honors former all-black high school in Pike County

After integration in 1969, Booker T. Washington was folded into the North Pike School District. The campus is now North Pike Middle School, and that's where the monument stands.


Would-be robber dies after shootout with store clerk, McComb police say

MCCOMB, Miss. — McComb police say a man who tried to rob a convenience store at gunpoint died after exchanging gunfire with a clerk.McComb police Detective Shannon Sullivan tells the Enterprise-Journal that a male clerk opened fire on 21-year-old Saveyon Raheam Harvey as Harvey held a female cashier


3 Brookhaven residents arrested for possession of controlled substances; arrest reports - Daily Leader

The Lincoln County Jail Docket for Thursday was as follows:• Daniel Alan McGlothlin, 08/03/1992, 415 Curran Ave., arrested for controlled substance/possession of marijuana by Brookhaven Police Department.• Skylar Lane Wease, 02/12/1998, 401 Charles St., arrested for possession of paraphernalia by BP


Teen pastor to serve in national post — Davion Brown also named president of state MNBC youth convention - Daily Leader

A Brookhaven teenager who preached his first public sermon just two years ago will travel to Memphis next week to serve as historian for the National Baptist Youth Convention of America.Davion Brown, 19, received the call Thursday with the invitation.Brown was also recently appointed president of th


Brookhaven Police report 3 assault calls Thursday; police, sheriff's reports - Daily Leader

Police reportsThe Brookhaven Police Department’s reports for Thursday were as follows:• Traffic stop on Industrial Park Road Northeast• Alarm on Hwy. 51 North• Suspicious person on Rogers Circle• Residential burglary on East Chippewa Street• Assault on South First Street• Public assist on Heucks Ret