Bruce, MS

Arrest made after shooting near a recent funeral in Bruce

BRUCE, Miss. (WCBI) – An arrest is made after a shooting happened near a recent funeral in Bruce. James Penson is charged with aggravated assault, drive-by shooting, and possession of a weapon by a felon. The shooting happened about two weeks ago but Penson was arrested Wednesday. Bruce Police...
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Oxford, MS – At Least One Hurt After Collision on Jackson Ave

The accident happened on Jackson Avenue West. Multiple lane closures were recorded, and paramedics were sent to aid the injured. The wounded were sent to nearby hospitals by ambulance for additional aid. There are no updates available at this time. The cause of the collision is being investigated by law...
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United Way announces local non-profits as 2022-23 grant recipients

The United Way of Oxford-Lafayette County (UWOLC) recently approved its fiscal year (FY) 2022-2023 grant recipients, with $210,000 awarded to local programs and initiatives serving the Lafayette-Oxford-University (LOU) community. Through investments such as grant awards and other meaningful contributions, the UWOLC advances its mission to improve lives and meet community needs by uniting people and resources.

Four star safety chooses Rebels over Texas A&M

Four star safety Daniel Demery committed to Ole Miss on Friday via his personal Twitter, potentially helping to solidify the Rebel defensive backfield for the future. The No. 278 ranked player in the class of 2023 out of Texas is also the No. 25 safety in the country per 247Sports. Demery logged five interceptions in his junior season along with 70 tackles for Dallas Parish Episcopal School.

Children of woman killed by former Oxford police officer awarded multi-million dollar wrongful death settlement

OXFORD, Miss — An ex-Oxford police officer who pleaded guilty last year to murder was ordered to pay the children of the woman he shot and killed more that $2 million. Matthew Kinne, 38, is serving a life sentence for the shooting death of Dominique Clayton, 32, of Oxford. The shooting happened on May 9, 2019. The mother of four had been shot in the back of the head. Her 8-year-old son found her body.
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BON Roundtable: Jimbo Fisher, Nick Saban, and is the new, sweetest way to beat Oklahoma

We’ve had about a week to stew on the Jimbo Fisher/Nick Saban feud that started with Saban accusing Fisher of “buying every player’ in the Aggies top-ranked recruiting class. Fisher fired back, calling Saban a “narcissist” and mockingly calling him “God”. Is Saban wrong for calling out Fisher? Should Fisher have just ignored Saban’s comments?

Ole Miss men's golf has two days left to make final cut at NCAA Championships

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – (Wire Reports) Ole Miss men's golf opened play at the 2022 NCAA Championships on Friday, with the team recording an opening round of 297 (+17) to sit tied for 19th. The Rebels teed off for the team's first trip back to the national championship since 2017, and now set their sights on getting above the Sunday cut line to continue to extend their postseason.

Ole Miss baseball's postseason hopes in limbo going into weekend

Because of recent chaos during conference tournament week, things have gotten a little more uncomfortable for the Ole Miss baseball team, based on the latest postseason projections from multiple college baseball outlets. Alabama and Kentucky, at the time of writing, are still kicking in Hoover and fighting for their postseason...

Ole Miss men lock down three more national berths

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – Ole Miss men’s track & field secured three more tickets to the outdoor national meet in a drama-filled night of action at Day Three of the NCAA East Regional on Friday. However, the day started off drama-free as reigning NCAA Indoor mile champion Mario Garcia Romo took care of business in the men’s 1500-meter quarterfinal. Garcia Romo punched his second consecutive NCAA Outdoor ticket in the 1500-meter following a win in Heat Two at 3:41.17 for an automatic qualifier spot to Eugene.
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Dudenhefer Is Behind Pet Waste Removal Service Doody Happens

TUPELO, Miss. (AP) — Diane Dudenhefer spends her days scouring yards for dog poop. Equipped with rubber gloves, a scooping rake and a trash bag-lined bucket with a handle, Dudenhefer puts on a true crime podcast or some of her favorite tunes as she walks the customer’s property in a crisscross, checkerboard pattern — at least for the first few times.

Kickoff times announced for some Ole Miss football games

OXFORD, Miss. (WJTV) – Kickoff times and TV assignments for 2022 Ole Miss football games against Troy, Central, Arkansas and Mississippi State were announced Thursday by the Southeastern Conference and ESPN. Ole Miss will kick off the season at home on September 3 against Troy. Game time is slated for 3 p.m. CT and will be […]