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Newton Police Department: Proposed Closure

Updated: 12/14/2015 - Money woes for the city of Newton could lead to a major change there. Mayor David Carr says closing the police department is one of several options that he's exploring as a budget cutting measure.

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New Sawmill to Locate in Newton

Posted: 12/14/2015 - Officials from Biewer Lumber announced Monday the company is locating a state-of-the-art sawmill in Newton.

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LCSD Makes Arrest in June Robbery

Updated: 12/14/2015 - It has been six months since the Collinsville Cefco was robbed at gunpoint and now the Lauderdale County Sheriff’s Dept. is holding Brandon McCleon responsible.

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Governor, FBI Emphasize Homeland Security

Posted: 12/14/2015 - Gov. Phil Bryant and Don Alway, the top FBI agent in Mississippi, are telling people to be vigilant about activity that might present a threat to public safety.

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Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over Campaign Begins Friday

Updated: 12/14/2015 - As drivers hit the roads for the holidays, local law enforcement will be out in full force with extra patrols. The Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign wants to keep impaired drivers off the road.

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Harrison County Supervisors Vote to Keep Nativity Scene

Posted: 12/14/2015 - The Harrison County Board of Supervisors has voted unanimously to keep a Nativity scene inside a county courthouse after the American Humanist Association asked that the display be removed.

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Hank Florey On Retiring

Updated: 12/13/2015 - After more than 16 years, Hank Florey is giving up his District One Supervisor position.

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Woman Robbed at Knifepoint at Motel

Updated: 12/13/2015 - Around 6 p.m. Saturday evening, police say someone was robbed at the Day’s Inn motel on highway 11/80.

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B.B. King Gravesite Marker Dedicated in Mississippi

Posted: 12/11/2015 - A black granite slab now marks the gravesite of B.B. King, the blues icon who died nearly seven months ago in Las Vegas but was returned for burial in his native Mississippi.

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