Woman Searching For Deaf Emotional Support Dog Stolen in Jackson

A Jackson woman is heartbroken after she says that her beloved dog named “Sassy” was stolen. Cristy Grossie said that her friend’s truck was stolen from a gas station on High Street on June 27th.  Sassy was inside of the truck when it was stolen. Grossie said the truck was recovered two weeks later, but … Read more

City of Byram has new texting/emailing service

The City of Byram announced that they have a new texting and emailing service for residents. They will send news, weather alerts, and updates for residents. You can subscribe on the city’s website. How to subscribe: You go to the city’s website, then click on the maroon circle that says “subscribe” on the right side! … Read more

Four inmates captured after escaping Alcorn Co. Jail

UPDATE: They have all been captured in Baton Rouge.  ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Four inmates escaped from the Alcorn County Jail early Friday morning (August 5). According to the Alcorn County Sheriff’s Department, the inmates cut a hole through the roof of the jail and were able to escape. They got out around 2:00 a.m. and appeared to … Read more

One person has died from explosion at Hancock Oil in Canton

One person who was injured in the explosion at Hancock Oil in Madison County has died. According to Madison County Coroner Alex Breland said that one of the victims, Luke Perry Walker, has died from his injuries. k Six people working at Hancock Oil were injured Monday when a tanker exploded, causing severe burns on … Read more

Oxford Police Department: “Stop For School Buses Or Face Consequences”

With school starting back, the Oxford Police Department made a post on Facebook to remind motorists as students head back to the classroom to stop for school buses or face the consequences. The Oxford Police Department said they will be looking for drivers who ignore the red flashing stop sign on the side of school … Read more

Bacteria that causes rare disease found in Mississippi soil on Gulf Coast

The Mississippi State Department of Health, along with the CDC, announced that a bacteria called Burkholderia pseudomallei has been discovered living in Mississippi soil. (on the gulf coast) This is the first detection of this type of bacteria happening environmentally in the United States. The bacteria can cause something called melioidosis, a rare disease that … Read more

Man wanted for Attempted Murder in Brookhaven

The Brookhaven Police Department is asking for the public’s help finding a man wanted for Attempted Murder. Lawrence Terrell Buie (AKA Dino) is also wanted for Weapon Possession by Felon. This suspect is armed and dangerous. Do not approach him if you see him. If you know Buie’s whereabouts or have any information, please contact … Read more

Brookhaven Police Looking For Armed and Dangerous Suspect

On Wednesday, August 3, Brookhaven Police Officers responded to a shots fired call at the Pine Haven Trailer Park. When officers arrived on scene, they found out that there had been a fight, and the suspect shot at the victim, as well as shot into a home. (Aggravated Assault and Shooting Into an Occupied Dwelling) … Read more

Gulfport woman and dog reunited after dog stolen during carjacking

There was a happy ending to a scary situation in Gulfport this week. A Gulfport woman was driving home after taking her schnauzer, Molly, to the emergency vet. Molly had been attacked by another bigger dog and was recovering after having to stay at the vet for several days. She had a drain under her … Read more

Father Speaks About Son Who Died During Brandon HS Football Practice

According to Rankin County Coroner David Ruth, a football player from Brandon High School died Monday. The football player has been identified as 17-year-old Phillip Laster Jr. Phillip Laster Jr.’s father said that his son collapsed during football practice and never regained consciousness. Coroner David Ruth stated, “I responded to a local area hospital after … Read more