REST OF TODAY: Expect a mainly sunny sky giving way to some fair weather clouds by the afternoon as highs reach the upper 80s. A front will be approaching from the north as well, and this could trigger a few showers across the area; the rain coverage, however, will be low. NEXT WEEK: High pressure builds in behind the front,
TUPELO, Miss. (WCBI) — Tupelo residents are walking three miles for a good cause. It’s part of the 11th annual Alzheimer’s Walk, Saturday, at Ballard Park. The money raised through the walk helps fund Alzheimer’s research, and support programs in Mississippi. Each walker also honored those affected by the disease. Participants raised more than $30,000 in last year’s walk.
TUPELO, Miss. (WCBI) — North Mississippi hunters and outdoorsmen are taking advantage of a big tradeshow this weekend. They were at the Tupelo Furniture Market for the Sportsman’s Bonanza, Saturday. It’s an annual tradeshow that brings together exhibitors and attendees from Tennessee, Mississippi, and Alabama. It’s where they can view and purchase outdoor and hunting gear. The event kicked off
COLUMBUS, Miss. (WCBI) — First responders are the ones keeping our citizens safe no matter what the cost. And now, some Columbus Police and firefighters are going beyond the call of duty by helping one resident get back on her feet. Back on June 26th, firefighters and other first responders came to Dorothy Hubbard’s home where it was up in
TUPELO, Miss. (WCBI) — Dozens of people are using their shooting skills to raise money for a good cause. 50 shooters participated in the 11th annual Blue Steel Challenge, Saturday morning. It’s a fundraiser for Crime Stoppers of Northeast Mississippi. The challenge included a three-gun match, and an obstacle course. The event was limited to law enforcement officers, and reserve
UPDATE (11:08 p.m.): Authorities in Louisiana have located the two children from the Amber Alert, Saturday night. The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation says they are in custody in Louisiana. ORGINAL STORY: SIMPSON COUNTY, Miss. (WCBI) — The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation has issued an Amber Alert for two children. Two-year-old Zane Walters, and his 17-year-old mother, Erica Walters, were last
ABERDEEN, Miss. (WCBI) — A federal court jury deliberates more than seven hours before awarding a former Tupelo police court bailiff $65,000 — $35,000 in back pay and $30,000 for mental anguish — in damages. Jim Waide, the attorney for Letisha Mitchell says he’ll ask the city to reinstate Mitchell and investigate problems the case revealed about the city’s human
PONTOTOC, Miss. (WCBI) — City leaders hope it doesn’t happen but whether liquor is sold in Pontotoc could literally come down to a coin toss. Election officials have counted all but five affidavit ballots from Tuesday’s referendum and the sale of beer was approved. But the vote on liquor remains tied at 829 for each side. The five remaining affidavit