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Lawyer Says Prison Commissary Prices Too High

Posted: 11/23/2015 - An Oxford attorney says inmates' families get punished when prison commissaries charge excessively for necessities and snacks. Corrections Commissioner Marshall Fisher the vast majority of commissary prices have dropped substantially.

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Holiday Safety Tips

Updated: 11/23/2015 - During the busy holiday shopping season there's often a spike in crimes in most areas. With this in mind, local law enforcement officials are reminding the public how to stay safe.

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Crime Spree Suspect: More Charges Filed

Updated: 11/23/2015 - More charges have been filed against an East Mississippi man, who's accused of recently going on a crime spree in six counties.

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Trees of Christmas Underway at Merrehope

Updated: 11/23/2015 - As we enter the week of Thanksgiving, many are decorating their homes and getting in the Christmas spirit. If you need some help doing so, the 47th annual Trees of Christmas began Sunday.

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Precautions Taken at Local School

Posted: 11/20/2015 - Lauderdale County authorities say they took extra precautions at a local school Friday after a threat by a student.

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Wheel, Seat of Missing Plane Found in New York Reservoir

Courtesy: MGN Online

Posted: 11/20/2015 - Authorities say a wheel and part of a seat from a small airplane that vanished while on approach to a Connecticut airport have been retrieved from a New York reservoir. The single-engine aircraft had flown to Mississippi and was returning when it vanished.

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Democrat Eaton Draws Long Straw in Tiebreaker

Updated: 11/20/2015 - To break a tie in a Mississippi House election, a Democrat and a Republican reached into a red canvas bag Friday and each plucked out a silver-plated business card box.

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Newton Students To Be Given Kindle Fires

Updated: 11/20/2015 - When some students within the Newton Municipal School District return from Thanksgiving Break they will be given an additional tool to help with reading.

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Mississippi A.G. Warns about Spoofing Scam

Posted: 11/20/2015 - The office of Attorney General Jim Hood sent out a warning to Mississippians about a phone scam that's using technology to make it appear the call is coming from a familiar, trusted source.

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House Destroyed by Fire

Posted: 11/19/2015 - A fire in northern Lauderdale County destroyed a home Thursday afternoon.

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House Passes Bill for Extensive BG Checks

Posted: 11/19/2015 - The U.S. House of Representatives passed the SAFE Act Thursday, a bill to extend background checks on Syrian and Iraqi refugees trying to enter the U.S. President Obama has pledged to veto it.

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