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VIDEO: Starkville Hires Female Firefighter
STARKVILLE, Miss. (WCBI)- Starkville hires its first female firefighter in more than two decades. The board of aldermen hired Bethany Allen at their meeting on Tuesday. Putting on a yellow firefighter's suit and becoming a firefighter is something Allen has always dreamed. "There is the adrenaline,
VIDEO: Starkville City Leaders Looking A Possible Annexation
STARKVILLE, Miss. (WCBI)- Starkville leaders are considering expanding the city's borders. On Tuesday, the board of aldermen agreed to commission a study on the possibility of annexation. Mayor Lynn Spruill said this is just a study to see if annexation would be feasible and beneficial to the city.
Starkville to reap benefits of high Thanksgiving travel
More Americans are expected to travel for this Thanksgiving than any in the past dozen years. And with the Egg Bowl in town, Starkville may reap the benefits. According to the American Automobile Association's travel forecast for the holiday, nearly 51 million Americans will travel for the Thanksg
Investigation Underway After Fatal House Fire
WEST POINT, Miss. (WCBI)- A fire investigation is underway in West Point after a man's body was found inside the home. Crews were called to a home in 100 Block Washington Street in West Point just at 4 p.m. Thursday evening. Clay County Coroner, Alvin Carter Junior says fire crews found the body of
Video: 2017 WCBI Egg Bowl Special
Hear from coaches and players from both Mississippi State and Ole Miss on what the rivalry means to them, as well as interviews with Bulldog and Rebel greats, Reggie Kelly and Terrence Metcalf. The Egg Bowl kicks off Thursday night at 6:30 P.M. CT in Starkville. The game will be broadcasted on ESPN.
BREAKING - Endangered Child Alert Issued By MBI
The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation has issued an Endangered/Missing Child Alert for 15-year-old Jordan Nicole Thompson of Bolivar County. Miss. THOMPSON Thompson is described as a white female, five feet, nine inches tall weighing 125 pounds with long brown hair and brown eyes. She was wearing
Sunny & Seasonable Thanksgiving Weekend
Egg Bowl Forecast WEDNESDAY NIGHT: Generally clear conditions are expected with cold lows in the upper 20s. Northerly breezes will relax. THANKSGIVING DAY: Look for widespread sunshine along with seasonably cool highs in the mid to upper 50s. Winds stay from the north between 5 and 10 mph. Conditio
Habitat for Humanity dedicates home to Gillon
For Kareema Gillon, there couldn't be a better time for the dedication of her Habitat for Humanity Maroon Edition home. Gillon, 27, is moving into the home with her family, Korrine and Dorione, after dedicating on Tuesday -- two days before Thanksgiving. She said the timing isn't lost on her.
Family of 6 displaced, cat dies in house fire near Lamb Boulevard and Washington Avenue
A fire damaged a home in northeast Las Vegas, displacing a family of six and killing a cat, according to Las Vegas Fire and Rescue. (LVFR) LAS VEGAS (FOX5) - A fire damaged a home in northeast Las Vegas, displacing a family of six and killing a cat, according to Las Vegas Fire and Rescue. Firefight
Catholic Charities serves more than 1,000 Thanksgiving meals in - FOX5 Vegas - KVVU
The Catholic Charities of Southern Nevada kept busy Thanksgiving serving more than 1,000 hot meals to the less fortunate. "It's heartwarming and heart breaking to see so many in need," Deacon Tom Roberts, with the nonprofit said. According to the organization's executive chef Jun Lao, the non-profit
Las Vegas Strip pedestrian bridges offer challenges for people with disabilities
People on the Strip have been having issues with four different pedestrian bridges under construction. The bridges are 23 years old and in need of a makeover. Renovations worried some people about ADA complaints. NDOT staff said it has been excited about this $30 million project and has plans to get
Cars flee in hit and run, pedestrian dies on Sahara and Las Vegas Boulevard
A pedestrian was killed in a hit and run involving several cars at Sahara Avenue and Las Vegas Boulevard, according to Metro Police. Officers were called to the scene at 8:40 p.m. Thursday. A man was crossing Sahara outside of a crosswalk when several cars hit him and all fled the scene, Metro said.
Family searches for missing Las Vegas woman day before Thanksgiving
Instead of preparing for the Thanksgiving holiday, Debbie Bayless said she was searching frantically for her 29-year-old daughter, Mistrell Dillahunty. "She just wouldn't do us like this," Bayless said. "It's not like her." Bayless said she had not heard from her daughter for four days. According to
How to avoid stress and drama this Thanksgiving
For many, Thanksgiving means lots of quality time around the table with family, and for the most part, that's great. However, there's often that moment when a family member brings up politics or religion and things get heated. "You don't talk politics, obviously. That's the big one," Las Vegas local
Man from Ireland charged with inappropriately touching 12-year-o - FOX5 Vegas - KVVU
A man from Ireland inappropriately touched a 12-year-old girl on the Las Vegas Strip Sunday, according to a Metro arrest report. Dean McNally is charged with lewdness with a child under 14 years after a father claimed McNally grabbed his daughter's buttocks in front of the MGM Resort at around 2:00
Las Vegas dispensaries gear up for 'Green Friday' holiday sales
This time tomorrow -- shoppers will be lined up, camped out. and ready to shop for some Black Friday deals. But tonight valley dispensaries are getting ready for their own selling celebration. A day they've dubbed 'Green Friday.' "We expect Black Friday to be really busy, we're really excited," said
Elgin recognized statewide for growth plans
ELGIN, TEXAS - The Central Texas town, Elgin, made up of just under 10,000 people, is getting statewide recognition for their efforts to grow their local economy. Gregg Brown is the co-owner of ATX Homemade Jerky and Artisan Market in Elgin. "People really want to support local small businesses,"
Meyer Family honored for efforts
Masonic Lodge #328, of Elgin honored the Meyer family as recipients of the Community Builder Award for 2017. The award recognizes community dedication, service and contribution by families who are not members of the Lodge, but exhibit and share the same values of its members. During an after-dinner
City solicits public input on trash options
A new trash pickup contract is on the horizon, but the city wants public feedback before new service dawns in Elgin. On Nov. 14, Elgin City Council voted to recommend a 7-year contract renewal with Republic Services for curbside collection of household trash, recyclables and bulk trash. The contract
Holiday festivities set to usher in season
Elgin is kicking off the holiday season with several festive events between now and the end of the year, starting this Saturday with Shop Small Saturday. Join in the Where's Priscilla Scavenger Hunt and find images of the locally famous mascot hidden in downtown stores and enter drawings to win Down