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Columbus Community Counseling share warning of recent scam calls

COLUMBUS, Miss. (WCBI) – Scams are everywhere whether it be calls, texts, emails, or social media. Members at Columbus Community Counseling are seeing more romance scams as of late. Romance scams come from people who portray themselves as someone else online and lure people into giving them money or...
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Signee Marron Selected To Alliance All-Star Game

STARKVILLE – Incoming Mississippi State freshman Josey Marron is one of 40 graduating high school seniors named to The Alliance Fastpitch’s 2022 All-Star roster. The second annual Alliance Fastpitch All-Star Game will be played at Kokomo Municipal Stadium in Kokomo, Indiana, on July 24. Fans can tune in on ESPNU at 6 p.m. CT to see the full game live.

City of Aliceville celebrates 1st Annual Juneteenth celebration

ALICEVILLE-The City of Aliceville celebrated their first annual Juneteenth Celebration on June 18, 2022 with at least 200 participants. A guest also had to be picked up from the airport in Aliceville to join in the festivities. Food was surrounded by home southern cuisines along with great music given by...

Parkway alum Amani Larry transfers to Mississippi State

STARKVILLE, Ms (KMSS/KTAL) – For the third year in a row, Amani Larry is joining a new program. The Parkway alum is headed to Mississippi State to play for the Bulldogs. Larry spent the previous season at the University of New Orleans earning Southland Newcomer of the Year, First Team All-Conference and Second Team All-South Region Honors from the American Baseball Coaches Association.

Cooling shelter in Columbus this week

COLUMBUS, Miss. (WCBI)- Folks in need of shelter from the heat have a cool place to cool off for the week. The Golden Triangle Homeless Coalition is hosting a cooling shelter at St. Stephen United Methodist in Columbus located at 800 Tuscaloosa road. Drinks and snacks will be provided. The...
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COMMIT: Top Juco Linebacker Rolls With the Tide

Coming out of Memphis’ Bartlett High School in 2021, Justin Jefferson did not even have a recruiting profile on any of the crootin services sites. Even now, he still has no ranking among his peers. If you said the name “Justin Jefferson”, most people would think of the former LSU and current Vikings wide receiver of the same name. This Jefferson hopes to make a name for himself.

MSDH sends out a warning that COVID-19 pandemic isn’t over

JACKSON, Miss. (WCBI) – The Mississippi State Department of Health sends out a warning on Monday, to remember the COVID-19 pandemic is not over. State Health Officer Dr. Thomas Dobbs says cases have been steadily climbing throughout the month. As cases climb, so do hospitalizations. While the numbers are...

MSU and Mike Leach agree on extension

STARKVILLE, Miss. (WTOK) - Mississippi State and Mike Leach agree to a contract extension that will run through the 2025 season. Leach and the Bulldogs have agreed to a two-year contract extension that will raise his salary from $5 million to $5.5 million. Leach was the head coach at Washington State and Texas Tech, before moving to Starkville to be with Mississippi State.

Jones to lead Mississippi Main Street Association

A new executive committee, three at-large board members, and a directors’ representative have been elected to the Mississippi Main Street Association (MMSA) Board of Directors to lead the efforts of the statewide community and economic development organization for 2022-2023. Michelle Jones of Starkville has been elected to serve as...

MSDH reports more than 1,100 COVID-19 cases

JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – The number of coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in Mississippi have been spiking in recent weeks. On Tuesday, the Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) reported 1,146 new cases. Four additional deaths were also reported. The new cases were reported to the department by 3:00 p.m. on Monday, June 27. This brings the […]

Mike Leach Signs Contract Extension: Fans React

Mike Leach is officially staying at Mississippi State for the foreseeable future. Leach and the school have reached an agreement on a two-year extension. Leach's deal goes through the 2025 season. He led the Bulldogs to a 7-6 record this past season and is 11-13 in two seasons as head coach.

Columbus home goes up in flames early Monday morning

A Columbus home goes up in flames early Monday morning. The fire happened just before 4 AM in the 200 block of Taylor Street. The home was engulfed when Columbus Fire and Rescue arrived. Investigators are still trying to determine what sparked the fire. No one was home at the...

Mike Leach agrees to two year extension

STARKVILLE, Miss. — This content is imported from Twitter. You may be able to find the same content in another format, or you may be able to find more information, at their web site. Mike Leach will be the head coach of Mississippi State football through the 2025 season...