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Goodman's Enduring Legacy: The Pioneer Roots of an American Town
The town of Goodman, graced with a rich historical tapestry, bears the name of the Goodman family whose roots run deep into the American frontier's soil. William Nicholas Goodman, an English carpenter, led his family under the Homestead Act of 1862 to seek a new life in the heart of St. David, Arizona. Their 1882 homestead stands today as a symbol of their unyielding commitment to community and the hardships they overcame.
Weekly Safety Report: Shootings in Holmes County, Mississippi
Two separate incidents of shootings occurred in Holmes County, Mississippi this week. In the first incident, a teenager was killed and three others were injured in a drive-by shooting at a gas station in Goodman. The second incident involved an 18-year-old pregnant woman who was shot while riding in a car in Lexington. She sustained injuries but is in stable condition.
Some traffic delays because of bridge closure
Www.youtube.com – 16 WAPT News Jackson – 2023-11-28 08:05:46. SUMMARY: Judy, there will be traffic delays due to a bridge closure on Canton Road. The closure is due to repairs needed on the bridge after a fire this summer, which could take up to four months to complete. Drivers using Canton Road to get onto I-55 will need to add extra time to their commute. M-DOT recommends planning alternate routes and leaving early to account for the increased travel time. While the interstate won't be heavily impacted, nearby streets like Briarwood and Northside will see increased traffic. Additionally, repairs being made by Jackson Water may also impact traffic on Northside Drive.
The Haunting History of Camden: Ghostly Whispers Among Antebellum Elegance
In the heart of Madison County, Camden, Mississippi is a town where the echoes of the past reverberate through the streets and the grand antebellum houses hold secrets of a spectral nature. The historic community of Camden is shrouded in an aura of mystery, with tales of the supernatural intricately woven into its very existence. The Priestley Home and other venerable structures stand as monuments to an era where the veil between this world and the next was thin, and the dead were never far from the living.
Mississippi High School Football Schedule, Live Streams in Madison County This Week
In Madison County, Mississippi, there are interesting high school football games on the schedule this week. the inside scoop on how to watch them is available here. Follow High School Football this season on the NFHS Network! Keep tabs on your family or alma mater and tune in!. Game Time:...
Holmes CC places 16 on All-MACCC football team
GOODMAN — The Holmes Community College Bulldogs placed 16 players on the All-MACCC North Team following the 2023 season. Included in the list are five First Team, six Second Team and five Honorable Mentions. Offensively, the Bulldogs placed seven players on the list including: John Ford, freshman quarterback from...
Pregnant 18-year-old injured in Lexington shooting
LEXINGTON, Miss. (WJTV) – Lexington police are investigating after a pregnant woman was shot. The incident happened on the square near Yazoo Street around 6:15 p.m. on Tuesday, November 21. Lexington Police Chief Charles Henderson said the 18-year-old victim was shot once in the back and once in the thigh while she was in the […]
Today the gas price is close to $2.82 in Canton as of 2023-11-26. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Sunday is $3.253, a week ago the price is $3.313 , according to AAA.
2023 Canton Christmas Festival underway
Www.youtube.com – WJTV 12 News – 2023-11-25 07:24:57. SUMMARY: 12 News reporter Cameron Smith spoke with vendors and shoppers at the Canton Christmas Festival to understand the significance of the event. The festival, which began in 1987, holds many traditions and is a time for families and friends to come together. For some, it's an opportunity to catch up with people they haven't seen in years. Business owners, like the owner of Sulm's Gifts, look forward to the festival as it marks the beginning of the Christmas season and brings in repeat customers. The Executive Director of Canton Tourism emphasized the importance of the festival for the merchants on the square, calling it their open house weekend.
Man arrested after 1 shot, 1 stabbed in Rankin County
RANKIN COUNTY, Miss. (WJTV) – Rankin County deputies arrested a suspect after one person was shot and another was stabbed. Rankin County Sheriff Bryan Bailey said the incident happened on Glenwood Drive just after 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 22. Bailey said one victim was shot in the chest, and the second was stabbed. He […]
Winners declared in Simpsonville, Pickens, Central, and Central Pacolet races
Chad O'Rear has declared victory in the Simpsonville City Council race. The races for Pickens City Council, Central, and Central Pacolet were also decided.
National Weather Service reports suspected tornadoes from MS storms. See where
The National Weather Service in Jackson released preliminary results for six suspected tornadoes surveyed after Monday night’s storms in Madison, Leake, Lincoln, Smith and two in Simpson County. No injuries or deaths have been reported at this time. NWS would not confirm the six locations that experienced damaged as...
Canton's Historic Square: A Tapestry of Antebellum Charm and Silver Screen Legacy
Canton's Historic Square stands as a beacon of Southern heritage, inviting locals and visitors alike to explore a world where history, culture, and cinematic allure intertwine. At the heart of this picturesque locale is the iconic Greek Revival Courthouse, constructed in 1855, a symbol of the town's antebellum roots. Twice a year, this majestic setting is transformed during the famous Canton Flea Market Arts & Crafts Show, attracting artisans and throngs of attendees, spotlighting the Square's role as a bustling center of community life.
Severe weather to cover Mississippi into early morning. Tornadoes confirmed near Canton
Many in Mississippi are bracing for severe weather as a round of severe thunderstorms roll through the state tonight. "All modes of severe weather are possible with these storms," said Daniel Lamb, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Jackson. "That will include damaging wind gusts, tornadoes and large hail." ...
Storms cause damage across Central Mississippi
JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – Severe storms on Monday, November 20 have caused damage in parts of Mississippi. Trees were down on Emerald Mound Road and Greenwood Subdivision Road in Adams County. In Madison County, authorities said trees have been removed from the roadways. There’s no word on any injuries at this time.
From Deion Sanders to other celebrities, local barber, singer Denzy has quite the clientele
Born and raised in Canton, 30-year-old Ali Denzel Billingslea, has been cutting hair since 2010 after graduating from Madison Central. Billingslea has now developed quite a loyal following and is known as Denzy by his loyal customers and fans. Among his patrons are Deion Sanders and a host of others from the sports and entertainment worlds.
Mississippi residents urged to pay attention to potentially dangerous storm
JACKSON, Miss. — Much of central Mississippi is under a tornado watch until 11 p.m. Monday. As the winds started to pick up through Monday afternoon, emergency responders at the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency are warning residents to get ready. “We want people not to let their guard down...
Canton hands top-ranked Booneville first loss
BOONEVILLE – Booneville coach Michael Smith believes that the season doesn’t really start until you lose a game. After Tuesday’s game against Canton, it’s game on.
The 2014 disappearance of two-year-old Myra Lewis in Mississippi remains unsolved
In a case that continues to haunt Camden, Mississippi, the disappearance of two-year-old Myra Lewis remains unsolved. The young child vanished from her front yard on March 1, 2014, sparking a statewide Amber Alert that has become the longest-running in Mississippi's history.
2 South Mississippi restaurants, taco place and sandwich shop fail health inspections
One restaurant was cited for bugs, rodents or animals present.