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1 person dead, another injured in Panola County shooting

PANOLA COUNTY, Miss. (WMC) - One person is dead and another is fighting to stay alive after an overnight shooting in rural Mississippi. Panola County Sheriff’s Office says two men were walking in the area of Railroad and Church Street in Como when they were hit with gunfire around 1:30 a.m. Friday.
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One person killed, another injured, in early morning shooting in Como, MS

COMO, Mississippi — Investigators in Como, Mississippi, are trying to find the suspects who shot and killed on person and injured a second very early Friday morning. The Panola County Sheriff’s Office said Como Police officers were called to a shooting about 1:35 a.m. on Railroad Street in the Como city limits. They found two people shot. One of them died and the other was shot in the lower leg. That victim’s condition was not released.
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Batesville woman dies in I-55 crash

Photo: Both northbound and southbound lanes of I-55 in Southaven north of Church Road were blocked during the investigation and clearing of Thursday morning’s fatal crash. (MDOT Traffic image) One person has died in a three-vehicle wreck Thursday morning on I-55 in Southaven. DeSoto County Coroner Josh Pounder identified...
BATESVILLE, MS

One killed, one hurt after shooting in Como, Mississippi

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Police have confirmed that one person has died after a shooting in Como, Mississippi early Friday. The Panola County Sheriff’s Office says two men were shot shortly after 2 a.m. in the area of Railroad Street and Church street. One man died on the scene and one man was rushed to Regional Medical […]
COMO, MS
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Como Man Charged With Stealing a Vehicle

On Monday, the Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department received a report of a stolen vehicle in the area of County Road 517. An investigation began regarding the stolen vehicle, and on Wednesday investigators arrested Thomas Ray Gray, 34, of Como for motor vehicle theft. Gray is currently being housed at...
COMO, MS
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Magnolia Heights’ McMinn named National Coach of the Year

Magnolia Heights baseball coach Chris McMinn has been named the American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) National Coach of the Year for high schools in the ABCA Division III. He is also the Region 6 coach of the year. McMinn, the longtime coach of the highly-successful Magnolia Heights program in Senatobia,...
DESOTO COUNTY, MS
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Potential cannabis growers anxiously wait for MSDH license approval

BATESVILLE, Miss. (WMC) - It’s been a month since the launch of the application process for the Mississippi Medical Cannabis Program (MMCP), and potential cultivators, or growers, who’ve applied for a license say they could be getting word back from the Mississippi Department of Health (MSDH) at any moment now.
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ASPCA rescues 50 dogs from Tate county home

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) said they have rescued 50 dogs from a home in Coldwater, Mississippi after a pet owner surrendered them. The organization said the owner realized they were overwhelmed and recognized they could not provide adequate care for all of the dogs and […]
COLDWATER, MS
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One injured during Hickory Hill shooting

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — One person was injured during a shooting in Hickory Hill on Friday morning. Officers responded to a shooting at a home on Valleydale Drive off of Hickory Hill. One person was taken to the hospital but police have not released any information regarding their condition. No arrests have been made. This is […]
MEMPHIS, TN
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Randell Glen Sullivan, 87

Randell Glen Sullivan, 87, died Monday, June 27, 2022. He was born on April 11, 1935, in Weir, to W.O. And Hazel Sullivan. During his college he worked as a pharmacist for Burnley’s Drug Store in Batesville, MS and upon graduation from pharmacy school in 1957, he purchased Burnley’s Drug Store from Mrs. Burnley, and became the owner of Sullivan’s Drug Store.
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50 dogs surrendered to ASPCA from Tate County property

COLDWATER, Miss. (WMC) - The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals removed 50 dogs from a property in Coldwater, Miss., earlier this week. The relocation was conducted with support from Mississippi-based welfare groups Pals of Paws Society, the Senatobia-Tate County Animal Shelter and Mills Mobile Veterinary Services.
TATE COUNTY, MS
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Dollar General may build next to Tiger Drive

The City of Batesville Planning Commission on Monday approved a request to rezone the property located on the north side of the Hwy. 51N and Tiger Drive intersection from residential to commercial. City officials say the Dollar General corporation wants to build a retail store at the location. Larry Montgomery...
BATESVILLE, MS
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Arkansas PBS adds additional signal to expand coverage area

Arkansas PBS can now be watched on a new broadcast signal in eastern Arkansas. On Tuesday, network executives and political leaders gathered in West Memphis to celebrate the new channel going on the air. With a tower located near Forrest City, the signal extends east to the Tennessee border. Other...
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Reid Dorr, 94

Reid Dorr, 94, passed away Thursday, June 30, 2022, at his home in Sardis. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced tomorrow morning once finalized by his family.
SARDIS, MS
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