Recent Headlines

Arrest Made in 6-Year-Old Murder Case

Updated: 05/30/2015 - Meridian police have charged 24-year-old Danny McDonald of Meridian with capital murder and armed robbery in the 2009 shooting death of Jerome Hearn.

United Way to Move Office

Updated: 05/29/2015 - The United Way of East Mississippi is getting a new home, thanks to a special endowment.

Second Trial Planned for Roberts

Updated: 05/29/2015 - Lauderdale County's district attorney says he plans to proceed with another trial for Mitchell Roberts, accused of DUI manslaughter.

Our Town: Kemper County

Updated: 05/29/2015 - Next week WTOK will be showcasing Kemper County, what is going on and going up in that part of the state, and how new economic development is impacting the region.

Career Expo Held in Meridian

Updated: 05/29/2015 - Dozens of people looking for jobs took part in a career expo sponsored by the Workforce Alliance Partnership in Meridian Friday.

Thousands Say Goodbye to B.B. King

Updated: 05/29/2015 - Friends and fans paid last respects to B.B. King Friday in the Mississippi Delta, the birthplace of the blues.

Keenum Elected VP of the Southeastern Conference

Updated: 05/29/2015 - Mississippi State University president, Dr. Mark Keenum, was elected vice-president of the Southeastern Conference by his fellow presidents/chancellors Friday at the SEC's summer meeting in Destin, Fla.

Howell Denied Rehearing by Supreme Court

Posted: 05/29/2015 - The Mississippi Supreme Court has declined to take another look at an appeal from death row inmate Marlon Howell, who was convicted in the 2000 slaying of a carrier for the Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal.

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Sports/Health Headlines

Echols Named Capital One Academic All-American

Posted: 05/29/2015 - Senior outfielder turned infielder for Mississippi State, Julia Echols was named to the Capital One Academic All-American third team with a perfect 4.0 GPA while going for her graduate degree.

ECCC Baseball Players Receive End of Year Awards

Posted: 05/29/2015 - Will Myers named to first team while sophomores, Ben Cooley, Cody Daigle, Lane Fazende, Dylan Little, and freshman Michael Davis have been named second team MACJC All-State

Mississippi Department of Mental Health Agenda

Updated: 05/21/2015 - The governing board for the Mississippi Department of Mental Health met Thursday in Meridian. One main issue that was discussed involved an effort to open more group homes that are designed to help people who are recovering from substance abuse.

National Stroke Awareness Month

Updated: 05/20/2015 - The month of May is Stroke Awareness Month and doctors encourage everyone to know the symptoms of a stroke to help reduce side effects from the disease.

Blue Bell Laying Off Alabama Workers

Posted: 05/19/2015 - Scores of Alabama workers are being affected by Blue Bell's partial shutdown following a listeria outbreak linked to its ice cream.

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