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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

Debtor prison law not relevant here

Debtor prison law not relevant here By Jeremy Weldon Procedures in the City of Batesville's Municipal Court will change little, if any, when a bill passed by state lawmakers is signed by the governor and goes into effect. House Bill 387 was passed unanimously last week, and is expected to be signe

PANOLIAN.COM - 2018-03-20 07:00:00

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

Sardis Board selects engineering firm

Sardis Board selects engineering firm By Myra Bean The Sardis City Board convened Friday to open bids for engineering services to administer Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) spending in the city. David Evans and Associates, an Oregon-based engineering company with a Gulfport office, was aw

PANOLIAN.COM - 2018-03-20 07:00:00

One man killed, another injured, after Helena shooting

Helena, Ark. - One man is dead and another is in critical condition after a shooting in Helena, Arkansas. The shooting took place on Saturday night, at around 9 p.m. According to the Helena-West Helena police department, officers were called to the 1100 block of Cherry Street, where they found one m


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


Feds add a week for comments about Superfund proposal

GRENADA, Miss. (AP) - Federal officials are giving people another week to comment about whether a polluted Mississippi industrial site should go on the national Superfund cleanup list. Listing the Rockwell International Wheel & Trim site in Grenada would make it eligible for long-term cleanup money.

WASHINGTON TIMES - 2018-03-19 21:39:20

Sheriff: Deputy apprehends peeping Tom in woods

Sheriff: Deputy apprehends peeping Tom in woods By Ashley Crutcher Tocowa Rd. residents report a peeping Tom to Deputy Steven Moore who later apprehended the suspect in the woods behind the residences. Deputy Moore responded to Tocowa Rd., Courtland in reference to a suspicious person looking thro


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


City vote likely on tourism tax

The push for a one percent increase on restaurant and hotel taxes is likely to come down to the voters in the City of Grenada. According to Rep. Kevin Horan of District 34, the state Senate has passed Senate Bill 3024, which will come back to the House this week. Horan said the law will call for t


Residential, vehicle burglary reported by Clarksdale Police

Nothing was taken in an attempted residential burglary in the 600 block of Florida Street on March 5. Clarksdale police made three misdemeanor arrests that day: one for false reporting of a crime; one for simple assault domestic violence; and one for DUI (first offense). They also issued five citati


Former Batesville officer accused of having inappropriate contact with informant

BATESVILLE, Miss. - The former Batesville police officer is now under investigation by the Mississippi Attorney General's Office. A source tells News Channel 3 the investigation involves Officer Charlie Tindall, and he's accused of having inappropriate contact with an informant. The Batesville Polic


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


Letter to editor from Jonestown Alderman Gregory Neely Sr.

53 Clear With so much discussion going on in and about our beloved city and after much prayer and thought, I have chosen this method to address each one of the problems at hand. Subscription Required An online service is needed to view this article in its entirety. You need an online service to