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Entergy customers can receive an $80 refund

JACKON, Miss. (WCBI)- Some Entergy customers in our viewing area are due for a refund check. Public Service Commissioner Brandon Presley says all 421 thousand Entergy customers are owed an 80 dollars refund after the Public Service Commission and Entergy reached an agreement settling a $300-million lawsuit. Counties in our...
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Free legal clinic to help low income residents

Residents of Chickasaw, Clay, Lowndes, Noxubee, Oktibbeha and Webster counties can get help with common civil legal issues at a free clinic Friday. From noon until 4 p.m. a free in-person legal clinic will be held at the Oktibbeha County Chancery Courthouse, 101 E. Main St., in Starkville. Participants must...
STARKVILLE, MS
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New Webster County jail is in the works

WEBSTER COUNTY, Miss. (WTVA) - The Webster County Sheriff's Department has been looking to build a new jail for years. The current jail was built in 1964 and can no longer meet the accommodation needs. "We're all in a small area and sometimes it gets challenging to do your job...
WEBSTER COUNTY, MS
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Webster County Sheriff's Department upgrades to new patrol radios

WEBSTER COUNTY, Miss. (WTVA) - The Webster County Sheriff's Department began upgrading its radios about two months ago. The radios are on the Mississippi Wireless Information Network and allow emergency responders to communicate with one another. Sheriff David Gore said the new system is a huge step up from the...
WEBSTER COUNTY, MS
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United way expands services to more counties in northeast Mississippi

COLUMBUS, Miss. (WCBI)- The United Way of Lowndes and Noxubee Counties is expanding its services to four more counties in the region. Now, hundreds of folks will call the Columbus location in search of assistance programs in their community. And while the need continues to grow, more resources are becoming...
COLUMBUS, MS
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Free family law clinics set for residents of 14th Chancery District

Low income residents of Chickasaw, Clay, Lowndes, Noxubee, Oktibbeha and Webster counties may receive free civil legal assistance at family law clinics scheduled for July 29 and Aug. 5. An in-person free family law clinic will be held July 29, noon to 4 p.m., at the Oktibbeha County Chancery Court-house,...
STARKVILLE, MS
Starkville Daily News

Change of plans brings Wade back to Lady Vols

Just a couple of weeks after Wade was board approved by the Webster County School Board to become the next head coach of the Eupora Lady Eagles, Wade announced to his team earlier this week that he was stepping down. Wade has instead decided to become a full-time assistant coach for baseball and softball at Starkville Academy.
STARKVILLE, MS

Man accused of shooting brother in Vicksburg arrested

VICKSBURG, Miss. (WJTV) – A man wanted for allegedly shooting his brother at Battlefield Campground on Sunday, June 12 has been arrested in Webster County. Michael Marino Molinari is accused of shooting his brother in the leg during an argument. Authorities said his brother was taken to a local hospital and Molinari was on the run.
VICKSBURG, MS
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Campground shooter, Michael Molinari, is in custody

Michael Marino Molinari, 47, was arrested on Wednesday, just before lunchtime in Webster County, Mississippi on an outstanding warrant from Warren County. Warren County Sheriff Martin Pace announced the arrest to the Vicksburg Daily News. Molinari was taken to the Webster County Jail and held until Warren County deputies could...
WARREN COUNTY, MS
Vicksburg Post

Warren County Sheriff‘s Office apprehends shooting suspect

The Warren County Sheriff’s Office announced Wednesday that the Battlefield Campground shooting suspect has been apprehended. Michael Marino Molinari, 47 of Vicksburg, allegedly shot his brother in the leg during an argument on Sunday. His brother received non-life-threatening injuries. Molinari left the scene before law enforcement arrived. The Mississippi...
WARREN COUNTY, MS
Starkville Daily News

Wade hired as Eupora head softball coach

Kenneth Wade was approved by the Webster County School Board on Monday night to become the new head softball coach of the Eupora Lady Eagles. It’s a hire that has been a long time coming for Wade who has been assisting in the area for many years. Softball has...
EUPORA, MS
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Webster County has a new circuit court judge

WEBSTER COUNTY, Miss. (WCBI) – Webster County has a new circuit court judge. Governor Tate Reeves appointed Henry Ross to fill the Fifth Circuit Court position. His term will expire in January 2023. This is the 65-year-old’s second time serving in this position. He did so back in October...
WEBSTER COUNTY, MS
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Judge Henry Ross sworn in as Circuit Judge

Circuit Judge Henry Ross of Eupora was sworn in on June 6 to serve as a state trial court judge of the Fifth Circuit Court. Gov. Tate Reeves appointed Judge Ross, 65, to the vacancy created by the April 19 death of Circuit Judge George M. Mitchell Jr. of Eupora. Judge Ross’s term will expire on Jan. 2, 2023. Judge Ross is not a candidate in the Nov. 8 general election.
WEBSTER COUNTY, MS
Starkville Daily News

Area tennis teams enjoy state championship success

That became a reality last week when the Lady Vols came back from Ridgeland with the banner and trophy signifying the Class 5A overall title. The surprise came when the Starkville Academy boys team finished runner up as a team in 5A. The accomplishments of the Vols made for two...
STARKVILLE, MS