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Woman dies, husband sent to hospital after crash

TISHOMINGO COUNTY, Miss. (WTVA) - A woman is dead and her husband was sent to the hospital after they were found near the Holcut Memorial on the Tenn-Tomm Waterway. Tishomingo County Coroner Mack Wilemon says a hunter found 75-year-old Stella Poindexter lying in the road about a mile from the Mem

WTVA.COM - 2017-11-24 04:24:00

Two burglary arrests made in Prentiss County in separate cases

BOONEVILLE, Miss. (WTVA) - Prentiss County sheriff's deputies have made two arrests this week in separate burglary cases. Ashanti Sampson, 33, is accused of breaking into someone's outbuilding on County 5111 in Casey Creek along with another man on November 9. Sheriff Randy Tolar says the two t

WTVA.COM - 2017-11-24 21:53:00

City officials in Columbus discuss change after fatal downtown shooting

COLUMBUS, Miss. (WTVA) -- City leaders are discussing a plan for change after a fatal shooting outside of the Trotter Convention Center left one man dead Thursday morning. Mayor Robert Smith issued a statement Friday morning saying changes will be made concerning how the convention center is used

WTVA.COM - 2017-11-25 03:01:00

Funeral arrangements set for local flight nurse killed in copter crash

SULLIGENT, Ala. (WTVA) - The funeral will be held Sunday for the local flight nurse killed last weekend in a medical helicopter crash. The service for Jim Spruiell will be held in the gym at Sulligent, Alabama, High School at 2 p.m. Spruiell was one of three people on board the helicopter when

WTVA.COM - 2017-11-24 21:22:00

REPORT: Body found at park appears to be suicide

LOWNDES COUNTY, Miss. (WTVA) - The Lowndes County coroner says it appears the death of a male whose body was found at Lake Lowndes State Park was a suicide. Coroner Greg Merchant told The Commerical Dispatch in Columbus his office has identified the person but was waiting to tell family members b

WTVA.COM - 2017-11-24 22:16:00

Patients to be moved to new Oxford hospital this weekend

OXFORD, Miss. (WTVA) - A big move will take place this weekend involving the hospital in Oxford. Patients will be moved Saturday from the old hospital on South Lamar Boulevard to the new Baptist Memorial Hospital - North Mississippi on Belk Boulevard. That process is scheduled to begin at 5 a.m

WTVA.COM - 2017-11-25 02:38:00

Oxford sets new development code

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) - Oxford is setting new rules for commercial and residential development. Aldermen adopted a new land development code and zoning map Tuesday. The Oxford Eagle reports that officials had been working on the proposal since 2014. Leaders say the plan could lead to more mixed-us

WTVA.COM - 2017-11-24 21:02:00

A man dies in a Thanksgiving holiday fire

WEST POINT, Miss. (WTVA) - We now know the name of a man who died in a Thanksgiving Day fire. Clay County Coroner Alvin Carter, Jr. says 62-year-old William Brown Lee Sr. was found dead inside his bedroom. Emergency responders got a call around 4:10 p.m. about a fire on on Washington Street. The

WTVA.COM - 2017-11-24 18:34:00

Loaded Gun Discovered At Reagan Airport On Thanksgiving

ARLINGTON, VA -- A Fairfax County man was cited on a state weapons charge after authorities say he brought a loaded .32 caliber handgun to a checkpoint at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport on Thanksgiving morning. A Transportation Security Administration officer spotted the handgun in the ma

PATCH - 2017-11-24 14:18:56

Stewart's Shops raising money for children's charities in Massena, Potsdam, Canton, Ogdensburg Heuvelton and Winthrop

Stewart's Shops is teaming up with its customers once again to raise money for local children's charities. The Stewart's Holiday Match campaign kicks off on Thanksgiving Day and runs through Christmas Day at all shop locations, including St. Lawrence County shops in Massena, Potsdam, Canton, Ogdensb

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2017-11-23 17:25:00

Massena residents picked up on warrants

MASSENA -- Village police say they recently picked up two people on warrants: Leah B. Musante was charged with an arrest warrant at 5:12 a.m. Monday and turned her over to the county sheriff's office. Peter A. Nelligan, 33, of Willow Street was picked up on a bench warrant at 5:12 p.m. Monday and


Massena resident charged with drug possession in Louisville

LOUISVILLE - A Massena woman was cited for drug possession on SH 37 Tuesday, according to state police. Michele D. MckENNA, 45, was cited for unlawful possession of marijuana and driving without head lights at 12:15 a.m., police said. She was cited and released. LOUISVILLE - A Massena woman was cite


Massena Memorial Hospital records $860,718 loss in October

MASSENA - Massena Memorial Hospital's financial picture continued to worsen, with another monthly net loss in October that brought its yearly net loss to $2.9 million. The hospital has had several months of losses this year, the latest being the $860,718 net loss it recorded in October. "Finances co


Potsdm man charged with strangulation

POTSDAM -- A Potsdam man was charged with strangulation and criminal mischief Nov. 22 at 8:33 p.m. Derrick L. Hamilton, 35, was charged with second-degree strangulation and criminal mischief with intent to damage property. He was released on appearance tickets. POTSDAM -- A Potsdam man was charged w

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2017-11-23 18:01:00

Canton Chamber appoints new director

CANTON -- The Canton Chamber of Commerce has hired a new executive director to replace retiring director Sally Hill who has served at the helm of the organization for the last 20 years. Allison Bauer started work Monday, Nov. 13. Bauer, a 2016 SUNY Potsdam graduate who majored in business administra


A. A. Kingston Middle School in Potsdam names its students of the block

POTSDAM -- Students of the block for the first block of the school year were recently acknowledged at A. A. Kingston Middle School in Potsdam. Students are selected on the basis of scholastic achievement, citizenship, and extra curricular activities. Outstanding effort and attitude are highly valued

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2017-11-24 15:30:00

Variety of classes planned at Potsdam library over coming days

The library's children's programs are run and/or organized by our children's librarian, Rebecca Donnelly. The programs are held in the mezzanine, the upstairs play space located at the back of the Potsdam Public Library. For more information email [email protected] or call 315-265-7230. Curious Cubs

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2017-11-25 01:35:00

Rotary names 2017 Officers of the Year

From left to right - Back Row: Bill Fenton, The Colusa Rotary Club named six officers as Peace Officers of the Year for 2017 on Tuesday, one each for the Colusa County Sheriff's Office, the Colusa Police Department, the Williams Police Department, the Colusa County Probation Department, the Californ

WILLIAMSPIONEER.COM - 2017-11-24 18:25:18

Quilt home tour features home with spectacular views

The Paradise Ridge Quilters Guild's Holiday Home Tour will be 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 2 and Dec. 3 and feature five decorated homes. In addition to quilts on display, the tour includes a boutique with handmade items, a raffle and refreshments. Tickets are $10 and available at local quilt shops: Debbi

CHICO ENTERPRISE-RECORD - 2017-11-23 08:00:00

High school sports schedule, county leaders

thursday's games No games scheduledFriday's games Footballncs division v playoffs Semifinals Kelseyville at Middletown, 7 p.m.Saturday's games Footballncs division v playoffs Semifinals Clear Lake at St. Patrick/St. Vincent, 7 p.m. Cross countrycif state championships At Woodward Park, Fresno Kelsey