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West Point Police Investigating A Stabbing At An American Legion Post - WCBI TV | Your News Leader

WEST POINT, Miss. (WCBI) – The West Point Police Department is investigating a stabbing at an American Legion Post.Investigators say it happened at American Legion Post 212 on Sunday.- Advertisement -Officers were dispatched to the scene for loud music and a possible fight call.When they arrived, th

WCBI.COM - 2018-07-15 20:26:59

Starkville may consider swap to garbage bins

Ware, speaking during the work session, said costs are a primary reason for considering the switch to garbage bins.


Dak Prescott hosts youth football camp at Mississippi State

STARKVILLE, Miss. (WTVA) - For the second straight year, Dak Prescott's Football ProCamp returned to Mississippi State.

WTVA.COM - 2018-07-14 22:08:00

Repair work underway in Starkville, one project postponed

There are two work sites.The first is at the intersection of Highway 12 and Spring Street. Work began Friday morning while crewsinvestigateda possible water leak.That work has been postponed until Monday, July 16.The second site isatthe intersection of Spring Street and East Gillespie Street. Crews


Starkville police respond to 'purse snatching' incident

STARKVILLE, Miss. (WTVA) - A juvenile has been charged with strong-arm robbery in a Starkville "purse snatching" incident.The incident happened on Monday, July 9.Starkville police responded to the incident in the Walmart parking lot on Highway 12 West.After a brief investigation, a juvenile was iden


Starkville woman named new homeowner recipient

“Today has been a dream come true, I’m so excited. I can’t wait to tell my kids and I know they are going to be very excited this is a new step above a big beginning for me and my kids,” said Rice.


As officials push public housing relocation for Pecan Acres, residents seek answers

Christopher Dobbs, a Tuscaloosa, Alabama-based developer, is looking to build a replica of the 70,000 square-foot Pecan Acres low-income housing development on land on the north side of Highway 182, west of Reed Road. That new facility would then be swapped with Pecan Acres' current location on High


Starkville clinic reopen after Federal search warrant executed

STARKVILLE, Miss. (WCBI) – A Starkville clinic is back open today after federal agents closed its doors Tuesday.A senior media relations specialist confirmed a search warrant was executed at Starkville Internal Medicine Clinic Tuesday morning.- Advertisement -That warrant was from the Office of Insp


CHS teacher convicted of child exploitation out on bond during appeals process

Michael Jackson, 35, was released from a Mississippi Department of Corrections facility on $50,000 bond earlier this week, according to his attorney, Chris Kitchens of Ripley. A circuit judge approved Jackson's bond on Monday.


Phone scam targeting Starkville residents - WCBI TV | Your News Leader

STARKVILLE, Miss. (WCBI)- A Starkville woman gets a call from someone claiming to be with the Internal Revenue Service, but she didn’t fall for it.She says she knew it was a scam.- Advertisement -


Mother seeks justice for son, shooting victim

"He said, 'I didn't want you guys to see me like this,' and I told him, 'I'm just glad to be able to see you," Dorothy Buchanan said as she told the story of the night her son was hospitalized after being shot.


One wounded, one arrested after Tupelo shooting

police say they are working a shooting right now this isat north green and lockridge streets. one victim is being treated for gunshot wounds, while another person is in custody. 2 wtva's wayne hereford arrived in that area just moments ago and joins us live. wayne, what can you tell us? it was a hot


Federal investigation closes Starkville Internal Medicine Tuesday

Starkville Internal Medicine, located across from OCH Regional Medical Center on Brandon Road, was closed at about 10 a.m. Tuesday when investigators from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services arrived at the clinic.


Missing teen located in Starkville

At about 7 p.m., Watson confirmed that OCSO has called off a land search after receiving credible information that Jackson hitchhiked into Starkville. He said she was believed to have gone to the Clayton Village area, in east Starkville.


Prairie man arrested for cocaine

Willie Randle, Jr., 43, was arrested on Wednesday, July 11 on Tom Bayne Street.


MDOC Officers Injured In Crash - WCBI TV | Your News Leader

State troopers say Rachel Bagwell, 74, of Grenada was driving west on Highway and failed to yield while attempting to turn left on Camp McCain.


Man charged with shooting 13-year-old

On Monday, investigators with Columbus Police Department arrested Brylen Lataveon Gore, 18, of 135 Pandora Dr., for the assault. Police Chief Fred Shelton confirmed Gore is the accused shooter of a 13-year-old in East Columbus on June 26.


Aberdeen checkpoint leads to gunfire

to flee from a safety checkpoint in monroe county over the weekend. wtva's evan hensley joins us now live with the very latest craig emily police say kevin mcmillianwas in possession of a gun that he tried to toss in the woods just off 1-45 but it fired off a shot. kevin mcmillian of aberdeen is now


Mississippi tire plant fires 29 for fake work certificates

WESTPOINT, Miss. (AP) — AMississippitire factory says it has fired 29 employees for using fake worker certifications to get jobs.The unitYokohama RubberCo. Ltd.tellsWCBI-TVthat the workers didn’t meet requirements to get a job at theWest Pointplant. TheJapanese companysays it’s investigating and has


Report: 29 fired at Yokohama over WorkKeys fraud

WorkKeys is a national assessment which measures a individual's manufacturing skills, including applied math, workplace documents and graphic literacy. It is designed by the makers of the ACT college entrance exams and awards scores of bronze, silver, gold or platinum. Yokohama's West Point plant re