2 men facing prison, deportation after admitting to entering country illegally

Two foreign nationals are facing prison time and possible deportation after pleading guilty to illegally entering the US.
  Truck hits train, causes boxcar to derail in Lamar Co.
  Oak Grove’s Plumlee chosen WDAM’s POY
MDE holding lottery for special needs scholarship program
There’s still time to donate to HPD toy drive
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Dog survived California fire, found waiting at home when owners were allowed to return a month later

A couple in California who weren't able to return to rescue their dog when the Camp Fire broke out found him safe and waiting this week when they finally were allowed to go survey the damage.

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BE ON THE LOOKOUT: Law enforcement still searching for escaped inmate Todd Moudy
Todd Moudy was being transported back to the jail after a felony bond hearing when he escaped. He was able to overtake the officer and steal the van while shackled and handcuffed.
Reports: Ole Miss finds new defensive coordinator
According to multiple reports, Mike MacIntyre is the new Defensive Coordinator at Ole Miss. He replaces Wesley McGriff, who was dismissed last month.
Saints outscore the Bucs 25-0 in the second half, clinch NFC South
Saints record improves to 11-2

  Richton holds annual Christmas parade and Christmas in the Park

Christmas in the Park in Richton kicked off Friday with a bang.

Scott County woman found safe, Silver Alert cancelled

The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation has cancelled a Silver Alert that was issued for 67-year-old Karen Elizabeth Sprague of Lake in Scott County.
Greyhound ceases operations at Hattiesburg Station
  Pink Up: Camp Bluebirds role for cancer patients

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  Young girl caught on camera stealing package off MD front porch

Investigators believe the little girl, no older than 8, was taking directions from someone off camera.

Presidential hopefuls pushed to go big on climate change

Environmental activists are ramping up a pressure campaign aimed at stoking Democratic support for an ambitious environmental plan known as the Green New Deal ahead of the 2020 presidential race

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  Oak Grove’s Plumlee chosen WDAM’s POY

Brees: ‘Goal No.1 was to win the division’

Reports: Ole Miss finds new defensive coordinator

Saints outscore the Bucs 25-0 in the second half, clinch NFC South

Saints record improves to 11-2