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BREAKING- Details Emerge On Robert Beck Arrest - WCBI TV | Your News Leader
Robert BeckCOLUMBUS (WCBI) – Details are surfacing now on the capture of Cracker Barrel shooting suspect Robert Beck.Robert BeckChief Fred Shelton says Beck was arrested by the Tennessee Highway Patrol following a traffic stop. The 28 year old Beck surrendered without incident near Cookeville, Tenn
Vicksburg woman shot by neighbor
VICKSBURG, Miss. (WJTV)--Vicksburg police responded to a missing person call Friday night at The Waltersville Estate Apartments. Once on scene they spoke with 27-year-old Roshonda Pare Smith of Kings Drive who complained that her 18-year old cousin had run away and was living with a neighbor, 32 yea
Man charged with aggravated assault for shooting in Cracker Barrel
Robert Beck, 28, is being held in Putnam County (Tennessee) Jail after Tennessee Highway Patrol officers arrested him during a traffic stop early Saturday morning in Cookeville -- about 320 miles from the shooting scene. The patrolmen had received Beck's photo, license plate number and vehicle descr
Jackson police are investigating a shooting
Jackson, Miss. —Jackson Police are investigating a shooting after responding to the 5500 block of Queen Elizabeth Lane Saturday night.Officers were dispatched shortly before 9:00 pm. On arrival, they located a black male who had suffered injuries to both legs while attending a gathering.Advertisemen
One person dead after a shooting in Noxubee County
SHUQUALAK, Miss. (WTVA) - One man is dead after a shooting outside of Track Side club.Sheriff Terry Grassaree says it happened around 11:45 p.m. Friday.Grassaree says another man was shot in the leg.This is a developing story and this article will be updated as more information becomes available.
Meridian Housing Authority's strong family initiative
“This initiative sort of pulls everybody together,” says Ronald Turner, Sr., the executive director of the Meridian Housing Authority. “It’s a fun, it’s a festive day. Mothers are participating with daughters in face painting, fathers are participating with sons in horseshoe. We are doing 3 on 3 bas
Law enforcement reports for June 22
• Shooting into a vehicle - Spencer Hobert Cherry, 30, 1420 H Kornegay Dr., Meridian. Cherry is also charged with shooting into a dwelling house.
My Pal Andy Goodman’s Murder Made Him a Civil Rights Martyr
June 21 is the 54th anniversary of the 1964 murders ofAndrew Goodman, James Cheney, and Michael Schwernerby a Ku Klux Klan execution squad led by the sheriff in Philadelphia, Mississippi. After the three men disappeared, the FBI and hundreds of Navy sailors hunted for six weeks to locate their corps
Murder suspect out on bond
“It comes from the act that was committed with the child present, which was the murder of the victim. As stated earlier in the week, the investigation is not over. We were going to continue with that and it is still open,” Calhoun says.
Sherman: I believe the state is ready to move forward
Howard Sherman, an entrepreneur from California married to actress Sela Ward, of Meridian, faces state house Rep. David Baria in the Democratic primary runoff and hopes to unseat U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker in November.
Trail Run: Union’s Hallford making mark as a young runner
Saturday morning, Hallford, who’s from Union, finished sixth overall in the State Games of Mississippi’s trail run with a time of 40:07. He estimated he’s run approximately 10 events since he began last August, and his father, Daniel Hallford, said he’s never finished below 10th in any of them.
Suspects in custody after robbery outside bank in Meridian
MERIDIAN, Miss. (WTOK) --Multiple suspects have been taken into custody after a robbery outside a local bank in Meridian.Authorities say it happened around 12:30 p.m Friday outside the Highway 19 North location of Citizens National Bank. An individual was robbed there. Investigators later recovered
Lincoln County Sheriff's Office reports 5 livestock on road calls Thursday; police, sheriff's reports - Daily Leader
Police reportsThe Brookhaven Police Department’s reports for Thursday were as follows:• Suspicious person on Oak Street• 7 traffic stops on Brookway Boulevard• Found property on Richmond Trail• Alarm on South Church Street• Disturbance on Amite Road• Loud music on South Egypt Circle• Reckless drivin
Sibling argument leads to shooting, arrest
Authorities say Jason Hemphill, 36, of Starkville, and his sister were arguing inside an apartment at Brooksville Garden apartments, located at 305 Everglade Avenue. Hemphill reportedly fired a couple of shots inside the apartment.
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Band and choir starting at Bogue Chitto — Choir to be offered beginning with first grade, band will start in sixth grade - Daily Leader
They’re getting the band back together in Bogue Chitto. The choir, too.Starting this fall, Bogue Chitto Attendance Center will offer music, choir and band programs to all its students after the school picked up an additional teacher position that principal Scott Merrell decided to fill with a music
Meridian Fire Department investigates 3rd arson in 3 weeks
A reporter taking photos Friday morning was approached by a neighbor, whose home was less than 10 feet away from the damaged home. He declined an interview but pointed the reporter to the damage on the side of his home, where the heat damage was visible.
The Louisville Dome pops to life
Our Alfa Insurance Skycam in downtown Louisville, Mississippi, caught the action from up high.
Arrest made following gunshots in apartment complex
STARKVILLE, Miss. (WCBI) – Starkville Police made an arrest Wednesday following some reported gunshots in the Brooksville Garden apartment complex.Jason Hemphill, 36, faces an Aggravated Assault charge.
West Lauderdale alumnus Michel returns to pen at NSU
The former West Lauderdale pitcher was a relief pitcher for Jones County as a freshman before being converted into a starting pitcher his sophomore season. Once done at Jones County, Michel transferred to NSU to continue his career on the diamond, and the NSU coaches decided they wanted to use him a