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Center prospect emerging at Madison Central in 2024 Joe Koury

Joe Koury has some major potential when he finally becomes a college offensive lineman in a few years. The class of 2024 prospect out of Madison Central (Miss.) High School was on full display Wednesday at the Southern Elite Combine at Copiah-Lincoln Community College in Wesson, Miss. Koury had, as...
WESSON, MS
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Man convicted of killing MSU students denied appeal

NATCHEZ, Miss. (WJTV) – A death row inmate convicted of killing two Mississippi State University (MSU) students in 1994 was denied an appeal in the Mississippi Supreme Court. The Natchez Democrat reported Willie Jerome “Fly” Manning received two death sentences in 1994 for capital murder charges. He was convicted of killing MSU students Jon Steckler, […]
NATCHEZ, MS
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Fourth of July celebrations around the Jackson metro area

JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) - Fourth of July festivities are taking place all across the metro area. The Pearl River Valley Water Supply District will stage the 11th Annual Independence Celebration at the Reservoir Saturday. Events are taking place at Old Trace Park in Ridgeland and Lakeshore Park in Brandon from...
JACKSON, MS
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Hundreds join Dash ‘N Splash 5K & Fun Run in Ridgeland

RIDGELAND, Miss. (WJTV) – The 9th Annual Dash ‘N Splash 5K and Fun Ru was held at Ole Trace Park on Saturday, July 2. The event featured a 5K walk and run, a Fun Run for kids, water balloons and inflatable attractions. The first 300 people to register also got a free t-shirt. The event […]
RIDGELAND, MS

Suspect wanted for string of burglaries in Ridgeland

RIDGELAND, Miss. (WJTV) – Ridgeland police are asking the public to help identify a suspect who burglarized multiple businesses. The burglaries took place in the early morning hours Sunday, June 26 in Ridgeland. According to investigators, the suspect was masked, wore knee pads, gloves, and a hooded sweat shirt with the word CLOUT on the […]
RIDGELAND, MS
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Topgolf competitor GolfSuites coming to City of Madison

MADISON, Miss. (WLBT) - Topgolf competitor GolfSuites has set its sights on the City of Madison. The year-round entertainment facility is said to be opening early next year, with their ground breaking taking place “soon.” It will be located near I-55 and Parkway East. According to their website,...
MADISON, MS
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PCA Rodeo coming to Kosciusko

A rodeo is coming to Kosicusko this fall. The Kosciusko-Attala Partnership has announced the first annual Heart of Mississippi PCA Rodeo will be held Friday, Sept. 23 – Saturday, Sept. 24. The rodeo is presented by the Attala County Co-Op and will be held on the lawn of the...
KOSCIUSKO, MS
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Ridgeland kicks off holiday weekend with fireworks display

RIDGELAND, Miss. — The capital city kicked off the holiday weekend with the Ridgeland fireworks display outside Northpark Mall. And if you think the celebration looked incredible from the ground, wait until you see what it looked like from the sky! Check out this video from Eagle Eye 16 as the metro officially began its Independence celebration.
RIDGELAND, MS
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Domestic Disturbances, Reckless Driver, and More in Leake

2:11 a.m. – Leake County Deputies responded to a call reporting a domestic disturbance in progress at a residence on Horse Shoe Road. 9:32 a.m. – Carthage Police responded to a call reporting a domestic disturbance in progress on South Valley Street. 10:25 a.m. –7:40 a.m. – Leake...
LEAKE COUNTY, MS
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Brian Myers takes oath as Ridgeland’s eighth police chief

RIDGELAND, Miss. (WLBT) – The first day of July starts the new career of a Ridgeland law officer now heading the department. It was Brian Myers’ goal to lead the agency when he first put on the uniform. Now that dream has become a reality. Brian Myers ascends...
RIDGELAND, MS
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Teens sentenced in Ridgeland carjacking that ended in high-speed chase

MADISON COUNTY, Miss. — Three teenagers have been sentenced to prison for a 2021 carjacking at a Ridgeland apartment complex. The victim said he was sitting in his car on the morning of June 14, 2021, when he was approached by two of the teenagers, later identified as Demyrin Williams and Jakobe Young. At the time, Young was two days shy of his 15th birthday. The two teens threatened to kill the victim and demanded his 2017 Honda Civic, according to a news release from the Madison and Rankin County District Attorney's Office.
RIDGELAND, MS

Concerns halt work on Highland Colony project

RIDGELAND, Miss. (WJTV) – Work on a Highland Colony Parkway project in Ridgeland has been postponed following concerns from neighbors. The Northside Sun reported Mattiace Properties proposed a 60,000-square-foot commercial retail and restaurant space with up to 280 residential units in a mixed used building. The proposal was first presented to the city’s planning and […]
RIDGELAND, MS
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