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DEVELOPING - Noxubee County school to close - WCBI TV | Your News Leader

BROOKSVILLE (WCBI) – The first major change since the state took control of the Noxubee County School district is here. Virgil Jones Elementary in Brooksville is closing October 5th.State-appointed Superintendent of Education Rod Broadnax tells WCBI the decision to close the school is based purely

WCBI.COM - 2018-09-19 17:02:55

Mississippi Police Ban Nike Products After Nike Endorses Colin Kaepernick

“As commissioner of the Department of Public Safety, I will not support vendors who do not support law enforcement and our military,” Commissioner Marshall Fisher said in a statement,USA Today reported Sunday.

THE DAILY SIGNAL - 2018-09-19 21:04:27

Kentucky vs. Mississippi State: Everything to know

The Bulldogs are probably going to be the second-best team Kentucky faces this year, as they sport a wealth of offensive firepower and plenty of NFL talent on defense. They’re led by dual-threat passerNick Fitzgerald, who’s easily one of the best mobile quarterbacks in college football.

ASEAOFBLUE.COM - 2018-09-19 17:26:07

Grandmother, 2-year-old unhurt after escaping Columbus house fire

a massive blaze... inside at the time was a woman, young child and their pet... wtva's rebecca butcher spoke with the homeowner and joins us now with how they're doing... std." a grandmother and her 2-year-old grandchild were inside the home with the fire erupted. thankfully, fire crews responded an

WTVA.COM - 2018-09-19 04:29:36

Mississippi State Police Just Did It, Nixed Nike - OpsLens

The Mississippi Department of Public Safety (MDPS) decided it no longer wished to purchase Nike products for its1200-member agency, 500 of whom are sworn troopers. MDPS declared it could not in good conscience be associated with Nike whose recent ad campaign with the kneeler guy countered the princi

OPSLENS.COM - 2018-09-19 11:00:48

How One Woman Is Trying To Save Mississippi Through The Power Of Vegetables

Cindy Ayers Elliott is probably not the first person to have a life-altering epiphany after hearing Michelle Obama speak. For Ayers Elliott, the aha moment came around 2010 at a conference she attended in Washington where Obama spoke aboutLet’s Move!, her healthy foods initiative. Ayers Elliott had

HUFFINGTONPOST - 2018-09-18 11:13:17

More than 60 Mississippi National Guardsmen providing Florence recovery operations

Members of Meridian's Company B, 1st Battalion, 111th Aviation Regiment prepare one of the unit's two forward CH-47F Chinook helicopters for duty in support of Hurricane Florence relief efforts in Kinston, N.C., Sept. 17, 2018. The Soldiers are a portion of the approximately 60 Mississippi National

WLBT - 2018-09-19 22:42:00

Oktibbeha man arrested following BBQ break-in

STARKVILLE, Miss. (WTVA) - A local man has been charged with commercial burglary in Oktibbeha County.On September 16, Oktibbeha County deputies arrested James Anthony Peterson, 35.


Starkville City Leaders Approve Two Vital Infrastructure Improvements - WCBI TV | Your News Leader

STARKVILLE, Miss. (WCBI)- During Tuesday’s board of alderman meeting, city leaders in Starkville voted to make two important infrastructure improvements.

WCBI.COM - 2018-09-19 04:06:35

Logan: Parks and recreation an economic driver for Starkville

Logan, who was recently appointed the department director, spoke to the Starkville Rotarians on Monday in Starkville Country Club. He said parks and recreation play a crucial role in generating an economic impact for the city. To emphasize that, Logan pointed to recent tournaments that have attracte

COMMERCIAL DISPATCH - 2018-09-18 10:45:29

Woman from Mississippi found dead at truck stop in New Orleans

The store manager, who did not want to be identified, says she received a call from a dispatcher, asking them to conduct a welfare check. They discovered the doors were locked.


MSU QB named Manning Award Star - WXXV 25

On Saturday, Fitzgerald accounted for six total touchdowns, one shy of his own SEC and school record, to go along with 250 yards of total offense.

WXXV25.COM - 2018-09-19 03:12:10

Starkville aldermen to talk utility improvements

STARKVILLE, Miss. (WTVA) - Aldermen in Starkville may pass up to $22 million for improvements to the electric, water and sewer systems.This is on the agenda for Tuesday's meeting. The agenda says the board is set to discuss up to $12 million for improving, repairing and extending the existing electr

WTVA.COM - 2018-09-18 11:32:00

Local man loses effort to have habitual conviction overturned

COLUMBUS, Miss. (WTVA) - A Columbus man has lost an effort to have his conviction as a habitual offender overturned on appeal.Shamor Billups, 27, was arrested on March 17, 2015, during an investigation into stolen firearms from a pawn shop.

WTVA.COM - 2018-09-18 16:10:00

West Point Police seek help from the community 

The West Point Police Department is now asking for help from the public when it comes to reducing the amounts of thefts in the city.According to The Daily Times Leader, the police department has been dealing with an increase in thefts from homes, vehicles and even a nursing home.

WTVA.COM - 2018-09-18 19:56:00

2018 AP Mississippi High School Football Polls - Week Six - WCBI TV | Your News Leader

COLUMBUS, Miss. (AP) —Here are Mississippi’s top high school football teams in each class as selected by a panel of Associated Press state sports writers.Class OverallSchool W-L Pts Prv1.Starkville(13) (5-0) 130 12. Hattiesburg (4-0) 108 23. Horn Lake (5-0) 90 54.West Point(3-1) 82 45. Clinton (5-0)

WCBI.COM - 2018-09-18 21:26:30

Family escapes Columbus house fire

COLUMBUS, Miss. (WTVA) - A family was able to escape a house fire in Columbus.The fire happened in the 2500 block of Fourth Avenue North sometime near 2 p.m. Tuesday.A mother, daughter and a puppy got out safely. There doesn’t appear to be any injuries.At this time, the cause of the fire is under in

WTVA.COM - 2018-09-18 15:25:00

Kaepernick Catastrophe Has Mississippi Police Nuking Nike

Now, as the controversy continues to gain steam,Mississippi police are leaping into the frayas well with a powerful move.

CONSTITUTION.COM - 2018-09-18 16:06:03

Arrest Made in ATV Incident - WCBI TV | Your News Leader

CRAWFORD, Miss. (WCBI) – A Crawford woman remains in the hospital after being hit by an ATV.Now, 25 year-old Henry Lee Mayfield Jr. is charged with leaving the scene of an accident with injuries.- Advertisement -


Mississippi's Department of Public Safety Refuses to Buy Nike Products Following Kaepernick Ad

Mississippi Department of Public Safety Commissioner Marshall Fisher (left) joins a long line of public officials who have decried Nike for making former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick the face of its 30th anniversary “Just Do It” ad campaign. (Photo credits: Clarion Ledger, left;