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Rural Mississippians hopeful for faster internet after expansion bill passes
Internet service is pretty important in today’s age, and some say remote areas of Mississippi are falling behind because they have poor internet connections.
Published January 17, 2019 at 6:06 PM
Paralyzed Olive Branch veteran to receive donated exoskeleton
A paralyzed Mid-South veteran will soon have his own unique device to help him walk again.
Published January 17, 2019 at 4:08 PM
AR, MS ranked as worst states to retire in new study
If you hope to retire this year, the Arkansas and Mississippi may not be your best option.
Published January 14, 2019 at 10:34 AM
Officials: 7 injured in Oxford chemical, ammunition plant explosion
Officials are responding to an explosion at a chemical and ammunition plant in Oxford.
Published January 8, 2019 at 6:55 PM
Cyntoia Brown granted clemency, set for release in August
Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam has granted executive clemency to Cyntoia Brown, commuting her life sentence to supervised release later this year.
Published January 7, 2019 at 5:09 PM
Woman arrested for attempting to steal rent checks with glue trap
A woman now faces burglary charges after attempting to steal rent checks from an apartment complex.
Published January 5, 2019 at 4:03 PM
CEO of staffing company arrested after hidden camera found in bathroom
A company CEO was arrested after employees at a Hernando business noticed a hidden camera in the bathroom.
Published January 4, 2019 at 12:41 PM
’River monster’: Woman catches 88-pound fish in TN lake
A woman made a big catch to end 2018.
Published January 2, 2019 at 12:14 PM
Extended government shutdown could have impact on WIC, SNAP
The shutdown has some wondering how it will affect their benefits at home.
Published January 1, 2019 at 5:17 AM
Family mourns after 3 killed in house fire
A community is coming together after a fire killed three people in North Mississippi.
Published December 31, 2018 at 4:56 PM
Women arrested for stealing over $1K in merchandise from Dillard’s
Two women are behind bars after stealing over $1,000 in merchandise from the mall.
Published December 25, 2018 at 5:31 PM
Mayor announces first ever Director of Education in Shelby County
Shelby County Mayor Lee Harris appointed Dr. Cedrick Gray as Director of Education for Shelby County.
Published December 20, 2018 at 11:03 AM
Officials identify 2 killed in Marshall County, MS train crash
Two people are dead and three are in critical condition after train collided with a van in Marshall County, Mississippi.
Published December 4, 2018 at 10:54 PM
1 child dead, 45 injured in crash with bus carrying Memphis youth football teams
An Orange Mound Youth football team was involved in a serious crash in Arkansas Monday morning.
Published December 3, 2018 at 10:56 PM
Neighbors identify stepfather who police say was shot, killed by his stepson
Neighbors identified Ronnie Ball, through Facebook pictures, as the man who was shot and killed inside a home on Ashridge Cove Friday night.
Published November 24, 2018 at 9:58 PM
3 injured in shooting at Courtland, MS gas station
Three people were injured in a shooting at a Courtland, Mississippi gas station Monday night, the Panola County Sheriff’s Department confirmed.
Published November 19, 2018 at 8:37 PM
Victims identified after Tunica-bound tour bus overturns on slick Mississippi highway
Two people are dead and 44 others are injured after a tour bus overturned in DeSoto County, Mississippi, about 40 miles south of Memphis.
Published November 14, 2018 at 11:08 PM
Epilepsy patients testing out new marijuana-based medication
Children suffering from extreme seizures may get some much-needed relief through a clinical trial.
Published November 9, 2018 at 4:20 PM
Memphis hospital employee seen wearing shirt with noose, Confederate flag while voting
A Mississippi man has gone viral for wearing a racist shirt inside an Olive Branch polling place.
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Published November 7, 2018 at 10:48 PM
Olive Branch forward DJ Jeffries commits to Memphis Tigers
Olive Branch High School forward DJ Jeffries announced that he will commit to the University of Memphis.
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Published October 27, 2018 at 7:17 PM
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