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Community raising money for Columbia family following ATV crashCOLUMBIA, Miss. (WDAM) - On May 24, three teenage boys on an ATV collided with a truck coming out of a driveway near the the intersection of Dyke’s Cutoff and Old Highway 24 in Marion County. One of the boys walked away with minor injuries. A second spent two...

Columbia, MS3 days ago


The Prentiss HeadlightThree-vehicle accident causing delays on Highway 13 southLaw enforcement officers and first responders are currently working a three-vehicle accident on Highway 13 south outside of Prentiss. The accident involved a car, a pick-up truck and an 18-wheeler in the Society Hill area. No life-threatening injuries have been reported. Please avoid that area at this time.The post Three-vehicle accident causing delays on Highway 13 south appeared first on Prentiss Headlight.

Prentiss, MS3 days ago


WJTV 12‘He’s my best friend’: Mississippi teen severely injured in 4-wheeler accidentMARION COUNTY, Miss. (WHLT) – A 14-year-old in Marion County is fighting for his life after an 4-wheeler accident. The family of Brody Wages said he suffered a severe brain injury after the accident on May 24. “He broke both collarbones, punctured a lung, broke three ribs, has swelling on the brain and just fractures, […]

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Purvis native crowned 91st Miss MississippiVICKSBURG, Miss. (WDAM) - For the third year in a row, Miss Mississippi will hail from the Pine Belt. Miss Capital City Becky Williams, a Mississippi State University student from Purvis, was crowned Miss Mississippi Saturday night at the 91st annual Mississippi Scholarship Competition at the Vicksburg Convention Center. Miss...

Purvis, MS1 day ago



MDOT: Downed power line causes multiple signal outages on US-98HATTIESBURG, Miss. (WDAM) - A downed power line knocked out power to multiple traffic signals along U.S. 98 in West Hattiesburg. The Mississippi Department of Transportation reported the outage affected signals and traffic cameras between the intersections of Hegewood Drive and MS Hwy 589. They said that law enforcement was on the scene directing traffic, and crewmen from MS Power repaired the line.

West Hattiesburg, MS2 days ago


The Daily LeaderThree is a lucky numberBROOKHAVEN — A trio of local winners took home cash prizes from the Mississippi Lottery Corporation. One of those winners was a Brookhaven resident. Mississippi Lottery Corporation reported on May 31 a New Hebron player in Lawrence County won $1,250 on a cash pop ticket. The winning ticket was purchased at the New Hebron Quick […]The post Three is a lucky number appeared first on Daily Leader.

Brookhaven, MS5 days ago


The Daily LeaderOne Lake project ‘not justified,’ in Pearl River Flood Risk Mitigation reportMONTICELLO — United States Army Corps of Engineers released a 300 page report on the Pearl River Flood Risk Mitigation Plan Friday. In summary, the report deals a blow to proponents of a “One Lake,” project in Jackson while stating more planning is needed. Monticello will host a public comment meeting on July 11. The […]The post One Lake project ‘not justified,’ in Pearl River Flood Risk Mitigation report appeared first on Daily Leader.

Monticello, MS2 days ago



Two arrested for exploitation of elderly Columbia man, stealing thousandsCOLUMBIA, Miss. (WDAM) - Two people are behind bars after exploiting an elderly man out of more than $6,000 in Columbia, MS. The Columbia Police Department said its Major Crimes Bureau opened an investigation on May 21, 2024, after they received a complaint about missing funds from the 82-year-old victim’s banking account. Detective David Thompson headed the investigation.

Columbia, MS10 days ago


WJTV 12Suspect wanted for firing shots at occupied car in TylertownTYLERTOWN, Miss. (WJTV) – Tylertown police are searching for a suspect after shots were fired multiple times at a vehicle. The shooting happened on Saturday, June 1 on the corner of Martin Luther King Drive and Beulah Avenue. According to police, the victim’s car was struck multiple times. They said the victim fled the scene […]

Tylertown, MS6 days ago



Nearly 50 men and women graduate from 15th Circuit Drug Intervention CourtCOLUMBIA, Miss. (WDAM) -Nearly 50 men and women graduated Friday from the 15th Circuit Court District Drug Intervention Court in Columbia. Family and friends stood in applause as the graduates took the next step toward a new life. “It’s one of the best things going in the criminal justice system,”...

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On3.comThursday’s Dawg Biscuits: Updates on 2025 prospects Kevin Oatis, Harrison Cluff and Emeka LlohStep inside for the latest on several 2025 and 2026 prospects on Mississippi State’s radar in football and along with team news: First Biscuit – Starting the day with basketball and team news, as you saw on Wednesday we got to interview head coach Chris Jans about the start of the offseason. I have also […]The post Thursday’s Dawg Biscuits: Updates on 2025 prospects Kevin Oatis, Harrison Cluff and Emeka Lloh appeared first on On3.

Columbia, MS3 days ago


The Daily LeaderLawrence County schools offer free summer lunches; school supply lists already availableThe Lawrence County School District is providing free meals for all children up through age 18, during select days in June. Meals are provided at no cost, on a first-come, first-served basis, as part of the Summer Food Service Program 2024. These are lunches only, provided 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. at Rod Paige Middle […]The post Lawrence County schools offer free summer lunches; school supply lists already available appeared first on Daily Leader.

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The Prentiss HeadlightFree summer feeding program starts todayJefferson Davis County School district has announced the dates for its free summer meal program. The summer feeding program is for kids and teens 18 and under and will be served Monday through Thursday from June 3 through June 27. Breakfast and lunch will be served at three locations in the district. Breakfast will be […]The post Free summer feeding program starts today appeared first on Prentiss Headlight.

Prentiss, MS6 days ago



Lumberton woman charged in shooting identified by witnesses, police sayA 30-year-old Lumberton woman was arrested on the scene of a Wednesday shooting after witnesses identified her as the shooter, police say.

Lumberton, MS10 days ago


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