MANTACHIE ( WCBI) – Bond is set at $60,000 for the former Mantachie High School Band Director. Josh Robinson made his first court appearance Monday morning following his Friday night arrest. Josh Robinson Itawamba County investigators picked Robinson up at a Tupelo home after a due process hearing ruled enough evidence existed to charge hims with sexual assault and enticement.
Varying PM Temps TODAY: Another quick warmup is expected with highs reaching the lower 90s mostly southeast of the Trace with relatively cooler readings to the northwest. This is due to an approaching front that could bring a few showers to the region, but lift will be minimized thanks to unfavorable upper-air flow as well as the front being undercut
OXFORD, Miss. (PRESS RELEASE) – United States Attorney Felicia C. Adams and Special Agent in Charge Donald Alway, FBI, announce that Austin Reed Edenfield, of Kennesaw, Georgia, was sentenced today to twelve months probation, and ordered to complete fifty hours of uncompensated community service for tying a rope and Confederate flag around the neck of the James Meredith Statue at
CLAY CO., Miss. (PRESS RELEASE) – The Clay County Sheriff’s Office initiated a roundup of individuals whom were wanted on indictments that were handed down by the Clay County Grand Jury. Assisted by the West Point Police Department, Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics and the Mississippi Department of Corrections. The following individuals were arrested and charged: Tevin Nance, age 24, of
Tupelo, Miss. (WCBI)-Transportation Commissioner Mike Tagert has announced grant awards for multimodal projects in Mississippi’s Northern Transportation District. “The projects these grants are funding will support existing jobs and create new opportunities for the citizens of North Mississippi, while also boosting the local economies,” said Tagert. The Mississippi Transportation Commission (MTC) recently approved the Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) to
COLUMBUS, Miss. (PRESS RELEASE) – The Columbus Municipal School Board (CMSD) and the Columbus Redevelopment Authority (CRA) approved a historic agreement on Wednesday that takes the first steps in turning the old Lee Middle School property into a developed tax-generating real estate location. The action followed three months of intense study by the CRA of the property. The CMSD board
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – A Mississippi attorney is trying to revive his lawsuit challenging the Confederate battle emblem on the state flag. Carlos Moore filed notice Wednesday that he will appeal a federal judge’s decision that dismissed the suit. Moore had argued the emblem is an unconstitutional vestige of slavery. While U.S. District Judge Carlton Reeves wrote that the flag’s
MOOREVILLE, MISS. (WCBI) -Seventh graders at Mooreville Middle School weren’t even born on September 11 2001, but they do know that each American flag, placed outside the school’s entrance, represents a life lost during the worst terror attacks on this nation. Teachers wanted to do more than simply teach about the day that changed America, they wanted students to do