Sheriff: Owners plan to close Clay County club following mass shooting; $6,000 award being offered for info
WEST POINT, Miss. (WTVA) — Authorities have identified the woman who was shot and killed at a nightclub in Clay County. The victim has been identified as Taleese Chandler, 20, of Columbus. The shooting happened after midnight on Sunday, March 3 at Oasis Lounge on Highway 45 Alternate. At...
Starkville singer and 'American Idol' contestant advances to Hollywood
STARKVILLE, Miss. (WTVA) — Starkville native and "American Idol" contestant Jennifer Jeffries is going to Hollywood. Her audition aired on ABC WTVA on Sunday, March 3. Watch the audition in the video player above or open this link.
West Point PD searches for teen considered armed, dangerous
Www.wcbi.com – Joey Barnes – 2024-03-04 15:41:44. SUMMARY: West Point police are searching for 17-year-old Jamie Jones, considered armed and dangerous, in connection with a shooting incident where three bullets struck a house. No injuries were reported. The shooting occurred on February 20 near the intersection of Fifth and Progress streets. Police Chief Avery Cook stated that the gunfire was a result of an ongoing dispute between two groups of people. Anyone with information is urged to contact Golden Triangle Crime Stoppers at 1(800)530-7151 or use the P3 Tips App. Follow for updates on Facebook and X.
Oktibbeha County family loses everything in Sunday house fire
OKTIBBEHA COUNTY, Miss. (WTVA) – An Oktibbeha County family has lost everything due to a house fire. The Sunday fire happened around 3:45 p.m. on Lucy Faye Lane, destroying the entire home. Jared Daniels, the homeowner, said he was home with his family of five when it happened. He...
Clay Co. man faces charges in connection with domestic incident
CLAY COUNTY, Miss. (WCBI) – A Clay County man is facing several charges in connection with a domestic incident. 42-year-old Harvey Young was charged with simple assault, aggravated assault, and robbery. Clay County Sheriff Eddie Scott said the incident happened the incident happened in a vehicle. Deputies had been...
WPPD searches for man wanted on multiple charges
WEST POINT, Miss. (WCBI) – The West Point Police Department needs your help in locating a wanted person for Felony Fleeing, Felony Possession of Controlled Substances and several others. This suspect is identified as Eric Jibree Brooks. Brooks lives in West Point. He is a black male, approximately 5’9...
How To Watch: Mississippi State Men's Basketball at Texas AM
The season is drawing to a close as the Bulldogs will have their last home game against the Aggies.
Unusual Visitor: First Sighting of Burrowing Owl in New Johnsonville, Tracked by MSU Scientists
A burrowing owl was recently observed on a Tennessee River peninsula near New Johnsonville, Tennessee. This marks the first sighting of the species in the state. Scott Rush, a scientist at the Mississippi State University (MSU) Forest and Wildlife Research Center, has been studying the owl's unexpected presence in the southeast, far from its usual range in Central Texas, Oklahoma, and Canada.
Culinary Adventure in Starkville: 3 Must-Try Modern American Eateries
In this article, we explore three modern American cuisine restaurants in Starkville. Have you had the chance to dine at any of these establishments? If yes, we'd love to hear your experiences and thoughts in the comments section below!
Just A Bulldog Minute: What Mississippi State Men's Hoops Needs Moving Forward
What Mississippi State men's basketball needs entering the final week of the regular season.
Local group marches in response to recent gun violence
WEST POINT, Miss. (WCBI) – For some Clay County residents, the month of March is shaping up to be an effort to respond to recent acts of violence. Several religious leaders started the Community Action Group as a way to show they wanted change in the city of West Point. Belinda Rice is the founder of the group. She said the city is marching for change.
Ligon to start against Southern Miss
Genespage.com has learned that Mississippi State plans to send RHP Karson Ligon to the mound on Tuesday when the Bulldogs play Southern Miss. Set for a 6 PM start, the annual midweek match-up between the two programs will be played once again at Trustmark Park in Pearl, Mississippi. Ligon transferred...
Hannah Childress receives prestigious Alabama Feed and Grain Association Scholarship
From Mississippi State University MISSISSIPPI STATE, MS — Hannah Childress, of Thorsby, AL, is among seven Mississippi State students receiving a prestigious Alabama Feed and Grain Association Scholarship. Childress, a senior agriculture education, leadership and communications student, is receiving $3,500 through the AFGA award given to students majoring in agricultural-related fields who have high grades, […] The post Hannah Childress receives prestigious Alabama Feed and Grain Association Scholarship appeared first on The Clanton Advertiser.
The Man Church conference heads to Starkville for the first time
Www.wcbi.com – Grace Brister – 2024-03-03 22:12:39. SUMMARY: The Man Church conference is coming to Starkville for the first time on March 8th and 9th at Bettersworth Auditorium. The event will feature speakers including Country Music artist Granger Smith. Founder Rick Burgess chose Starkville due to a lack of Bible studies and curriculum designed for men in the area. The conference aims to bring resources for men's discipleship to Mississippi, where many churches are already participating in the men's discipleship strategy. Tickets are available on TheManChurch.com, and the event has been described as a huge success.
Raise the Cupp
Prior to the 2023 Major League Baseball draft, it was widely known that Dylan Cupp would opt for a college baseball future at Mississippi State rather than sign a pro contract. Some pro scouts suggested that with some college ball under his belt, Cupp could play his way into a potential first round selection when his time in Starkville is done. There was no doubt that Cupp was an elite defender. The Georgia native has proven those evaluators correct. Now, State fans are seeing some success at the plate when Cupp is in the batter's box.
Monday Morning Overreaction: five-win streak shows pieces finding places in Diamond Dog lineup
Chris Lemonis summed it up frankly and fairly. “It hasn’t been easy this early in the year,” Mississippi State’s coach said…and this was after a Diamond Dog victory. No. The first weeks of this 2024 season have not been easy at all. Frustrating, yes. Confounding also. Here is a Bulldog team which has flashed enough good or at least encouraging aspects to warrant expectations which have yet to be met.
No. 23 MSU Softball Pulls Off Saturday Sweep
No. 23 Mississippi State’s doubleheader Saturday featured a showcase of the Bulldogs’ powerful offense and dynamic pitching. The Bulldogs (15-3) rode their hot bats to a 12-2 win against Alcorn State to start the day, before a pitcher’s duel led to a 5-2 victory against Troy to end Day 3 of the Bulldog Invitational.
Syndication: The Montgomery Advertiser
Auburn Tigers forward Johni Broome (4) goes up for a layup as Auburn Tigers take on Mississippi State Bulldogs at Neville Arena in Auburn, Ala., on Saturday, March 2, 2024. Auburn Tigers defeated Mississippi State Bulldogs 78-63.
The Bulldog Middle Infield Leads the Way in Doubleheader Sweep
Two youngsters were vital for MSU today.
Auburn Tigers News: Auburn basketball cruises past Miss State, baseball splits series with UConn
In today's edition of Auburn Tigers News, Auburn Hoops gets a big win over Mississippi State and Auburn baseball is vying to win the series. In their second to last home game of the season, the Auburn basketball team showed out this weekend to get a big win over the Mississippi State Bulldogs, who beat the Tigers in Starkville earlier this season.