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Smith County man out on bond arrested for drug trafficking

SMITH COUNTY, Miss. (WJTV) – Smith County deputies arrested a man on multiple charges, including trafficking methamphetamine. After an investigation, deputies ran a search warrant at a home on SCR 86. Investigators said they found meth, marijuana, and guns inside Adam Agee’s home. Agee has been charged with trafficking methamphetamine while in possession of a […]
SMITH COUNTY, MS
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Missing Jasper Co. child found, sheriff’s department says

JASPER COUNTY, Miss. (WDAM) - According to the Jasper County Sheriff’s Department, the missing 9-year-old boy from Bay Springs has been found. The sheriff’s department said Josh Braiden Smith is safe and at home with family. Jasper County Sheriff Randy Johnson said the boy’s mother, Mary K. Smith,...
JASPER COUNTY, MS
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VFW honors Newton County sheriff, deputies with special ceremony

DECATUR, Miss. (WTOK) - The Meridian chapter of the Veterans of Foreign Wars extended a special thanks to the Newton County Sheriff’s Department for its assistance getting an F-4 Phantom jet back home. The VFW presented a certificate Tuesday to Newton County Sheriff Joedy Pennington and his deputies, thanking...
NEWTON COUNTY, MS
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H.S. Football Previews: Morton

MORTON, Miss. (WJTV)- Our High School Football Previews takes us to Morton where the Panthers try to move deeper in the playoffs. Under new head coach Zach Jones Morton hopes to take their team to the next level. Jones brings a championship pedigree with a state championship to his name.
MORTON, MS
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Endangered/Missing Child Alert canceled for Bay Springs child

JACKSON, Miss. (WTVA) - An Endangered/Missing Child Alert is active for Josh Smith, 9, of Bay Springs. He is with Kristina Smith, 38. The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation did not indicate if the two are related. Their vehicle is a 2005 gray Nissan Armada with a Mississippi license plate number:...
BAY SPRINGS, MS
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Frontline Responders: Emma Delaney

NEWTON COUNTY , Miss. (WTOK) - “I never grew up with horses, but I like horses,” Said Emma Delaney. An ambitious 7-year-old that never says no to a big task. Emma has a big heart and big love for horses and doing what it takes to make things happen.
NEWTON COUNTY, MS
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Mississippi State commit Ty Jones eyes big year on both sides of the ball for Bay Springs

The perfect illustration of who Ty Jones is as a running back came during Bay Springs' second-round playoff matchup against Lumberton last November.  The Bulldogs called their Buck Sweep play, springing Jones out to the perimeter, where he steamrolled the cornerback unfortunate enough to be standing in his path in the open field. Two plays later, Bay Springs ran it again. This time, Jones lifted his mark up with his right arm and smashed him into the...
BAY SPRINGS, MS
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Enterprise preps for Jamboree

ENTERPRISE, Miss. (WTOK) - Jamborees are about to start this week as high school football teams and fans get to see what the season is going to look like, and one of those teams is the Enterprise Bulldogs. The Bulldogs did lose several seniors and have a lot of new...
ENTERPRISE, MS
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Boil Water Notice issued in Jasper County

HEIDELBERG, Miss. (WTOK) - Beaver Dam Water Association issued a precautionary Boil Water Notice Friday. The utility reported a water line break. It affects people living on Vossburg Paulding Road, from the intersection of Highway 11 to the intersection of County Road 8 until further notice. About fifty homes are...
JASPER COUNTY, MS
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Newton County football preps for opener

DECATUR, Miss. (WTOK) - The Newton County Cougars are getting ready for the season as they started official practices this week. This is going to be a new look team as the the Cougars did lose a lot of seniors and have new players looking to step up. Coach Bobby Bass enters his fifth year with Newton County and spoke on the return of practice and how the roster will look for the upcoming season.
NEWTON COUNTY, MS

Boil water notice issued for Raleigh customers

RALEIGH, Miss. (WJTV) – Health officials announced customers, who receive their water from the City of Raleigh, have been placed under a boil water notice. The water system issued the notice for 1,462 customers on Wednesday, August 10. According to officials, there was a system-wide pressure loss due to turning the water off for two […]
RALEIGH, MS
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Stringer Water Works lifts nearly month-long boil water notice

STRINGER, Miss. (WDAM) - After nearly a month, Stringer Water Works lifts a boil water notice for communities along County Road 10. Stringer Water Works issued the boil water notice on July 18 for all homes and businesses along and south of CR 10, including State Route 533 and State Route 15. They lifted the notice on Friday, Aug. 12.
STRINGER, MS
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Hol-Mac to create 31 new jobs in Bay Springs

JACKSON, Miss. (WDAM) - News release from Hol-Mac Hol-Mac Corporation is creating 31 new jobs and investing $1 million by expanding its operations in Bay Springs. The company’s fifth expansion in Bay Springs is for its Hammerhead Off-Road Armor line to keep up with consumer demand. The company is expanding into the neighboring shell building on the site.
BAY SPRINGS, MS
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BOLO for a Stolen Motorcycle Monday Evening

On Monday at 4:18pm, a BOLO was issued for a stolen red Triumph Speed Cruiser motorcycle, tag MCK 7493. This motorcycle was stolen from Roosevelt State Park in Morton. If seen, please notify Scott County. At 8:49pm, a caller at a residence on Hwy 35 S called to ask authorities...
MORTON, MS
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A Tribute to a Little Old Lady from Smith County

Before I dive into this week’s column, let me preface by saying that I’m very fortunate. Actually, let me rephrase that, I’m incredibly blessed. I can probably count on my hands how many friends that I have around my age that still have grandparents alive. Unfortunately, I’m getting closer to no longer being on that list. After a long week of struggling, we laid my maternal grandmother to rest this weekend. And given the fact that she enjoyed reading my weekly blathering, I figured I’d pay homage to her this week.
SMITH COUNTY, MS
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Raleigh, MS – All Lanes Closed After Injury Collision at MS-35 & CR 528

The accident resulted in confirmed injuries. The severity and number of resulting damages have not been disclosed. All lanes were closed in both directions on the highway as a result of the accident. An ongoing investigation into the cause of the crash is underway. Our thoughts are with the injured...
RALEIGH, MS
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