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City of Ripley uses BP Settlement funds to improve city streets
RIPLEY – During the Mississippi Legislature's Special Session late this summer, Rep. Jody Steverson helped secure $500,000 of the state's BP Oil Settlement money for the City of Ripley to use for paving.
Danny Joe “Duck” Derrick – Death Notice
Danny Joe “Duck” Derrick, 55, resident of Ripley, passed away Tuesday December 11, 2018 at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo following a brief illness. Funeral Services for Mr. Derrick will be at 2 PM Friday December 14 in The Heritage Chapel of Ripley Funeral Home. Visitation will be from
Hopper jumps right in at Falkner
Austin Hopper didn’t picture himself being a head coach so soon, but he’s not wasting the opportunity. The 24-year-old is in his first season leading Falkner’s boys, who are off to an 8-4 start.
Corinth trio charged with Oxford assault
OXFORD - Three suspects, wanted for a home invasion in early December, turned themselves in to authorities. Oxford police were called to a house on Olive Branch Way on Dec. 3. The victim said a man and two women entered his house and assaulted him. The man received minor injuries.
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Booneville police searching for credit card thief
BOONEVILLE - Police are looking for a couple of suspects in connection with the theft and fraudulent use of a credit card. The Booneville Police Department received a report of a stolen credit/debit card on Dec. 10. The investigation revealed the card had been used for multiple transactions in both
Prentiss County deputies charge two with drug possession
BOONEVILLE – A traffic stop south of Booneville Tuesday led to the arrest of two women for illicit and prescription drug possession. A Prentiss County deputy sheriff made a traffic stop Tuesday near the intersection of Highway 30 and Highway 145 (South Second Street) and ended up arresting all four
Union County Circuit Court to decide if man is sane enough to die
JACKSON - The Mississippi Supreme Court on Thursday directed the Union County Circuit Court to determine if a man on death row is competent enough to be executed. David Neal Cox Sr. pleaded guilty to capital murder in the 2010 fatal shooting of his wife, Kim Kirk Cox. Authorities said Cox shot his w
Kathryn Quinn Adair – Death Notice
Kathryn Quinn Adair, 69, resident of Ripley, passed away Friday morning November 30, 2018 at her residence. Funeral Services will be at 3 PM Monday December 3 in The Heritage Chapel of Ripley Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 5 PM to 8 PM Sunday December 2 in The Faith Parlor of Ripley Funeral H
Prentiss County woman charged with credit card fraud
BOONEVILLE - A report of a stolen credit card being used at local businesses led to the arrest of a Booneville woman. Booneville police took a report on Dec. 5 that someone had made purchases at at least two different businesses with a stolen credit/debit card. The investigation led police to Beverl
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.
Booneville charge three with drug possession
BOONEVILLE - Two traffic stops and a suspicious person call ended with three felony arrests over two days in Booneville. On Dec. 8, a patrol officer made a routine traffic stop on Cedar Street for a misdemeanor traffic offense. During the stop, Kenneth Anthony Jones, 41 of Booneville, was found to b
$10,000 reward offered for info on log truck crash that killed Corinth man
A $10,000 reward is being offered for information on a log truck driver who left the scene of a crash that killed a Corinth man two years ago. Friday will mark the two-year anniversary of the crash that killed Corinth resident Neil Garner, 73, near the state line on Highway 142 in Hardin County. The
Booneville police make drug, burglary arrests
BOONEVILLE - Policemen on patrol helped collar a pair of men on felony charges last week. Booneville police responded to a suspicious male in the Westside City Park area on Dec. 4. A patrolman came in contact with Joel Daniel Curtiss, 33, of Booneville. During the encounter, the officer found Curtis
More charges in fatal car chase, crash
NEW ALBANY – Two Florida women face multiple charges following a Thursday, Nov. 29 three-county chase starting in DeSoto County that produced a head-on wreck that killed the driver of another vehicle. Both women and a State Trooper were injured in a second collision that ended the chase in New Alban
Lady Owls outlast Blue Mountain
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Bulldogs fall to Tishomingo County
NEW ALBANY – Scotty Shettles talks about “bringing it every night” when your team plays in Division 1-4A. New Albany’s boys basketball coach saw his Bulldogs bring it in the first half, but lose the second half and a division game, 71-60, last week to visiting Tishomingo County.
Man dead after early morning shooting at hotel
MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Investigators responded to a deadly shooting early Monday morning. The shooting happened at American Way and Lamar. MPD was called to the Garden Inn around 2:30 a.m.
Saltillo man charged with burgalry
Below is the closed-captioning text associated with this video. Since this uses automated speech to text spelling and grammar may not be accurate. new information on a story out of itawamba county that we've been following all day. a saltillo man, behind bars for burglary of a dwelling. now, deputie
Corinth-based mental health agency still lacks permanent leader
A government-funded mental health agency that serves thousands of people still lacks a permanent leader after a year and a half. Region IV Mental Health, which is based in Corinth, has been without a permanent executive director since June of 2017 when former executive director Charlie Spearman reti