Coroner: Inmate found dead, hanging in cell at Parchman

The official cause and manner of death are pending autopsy results.

Kobe Bryant, daughter Gianna among up to 9 killed in helicopter crash, reports say

All five people aboard a helicopter died in a crash Sunday in the Los Angeles area. Multiple reports say NBA legend Kobe Bryant was among the dead.
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U.S. soldier dies in accident in Syria

He’s identified as Army Specialist Antonio I. Moore of Wilmington, North Carolina.


  Norfolk Southern could begin removing derailed freight cars Monday

  PRCC hosts 14th annual Women’s Health Symposium

  Old HHS to open as affordable senior housing in 2020

Pearl River Co. Sheriff’s Department searches for missing Lumberton woman

Two structure fires and motor vehicle wreck in Jones Co. Friday and Saturday

Multiple fire departments in Jones County were active on Friday and Saturday after responding to the reports of the incidents.
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  Arizona, California cases push US tally of new virus to 5

Health officials in Los Angeles County have confirmed a fourth U.S. case of the new pneumonia-like virus from China.

  All roads back open after Petal train derailment, evacuees return home

  Vigil held for Ellisville teen killed in shooting

Beaumont man killed in Perry County crash

  ‘Shut it down:’ Families, advocates and celebrities demanding Mississippi prison reform

Forrest County Sheriff’s Office seeking info in Dec. homicide

Camp Shelby to take part in large-scale training exercise from MSNG

HPD searches for missing man

  Reformed gang members working to make a better life for others

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  Speeding driver damages nearly 90-year-old veterans memorial in Tennessee, neighbors say

The memorial was put up in the 1930s to honor the area’s veterans of World War I, but was since rededicated to also recognize veterans of World War II and the Korean War.


  Jake Peavy speaks at USM First Pitch Banquet

  USM baseball breaks in new turf field

USM loses heartbreaker at MTSU, 65-63

  Lady Eagles drop 3rd straight C-USA game

  High School Hoops - Friday Scores

The high school basketball season is beginning to wind down as February nears. Here’s a look at some of Friday’s scores around the Pine Belt...


Tigers take down Warriors in hoops’ rubber match

Golden Eagles win 2nd in row, top UAB

Shed fire spreads to mobile home in Heidelberg

  Downtown Hattiesburg Association holds annual meeting

Lady Eagles drop 2nd straight for 1st time this year

The University of Southern Mississippi Lady Eagles dropped a 74-678 decision to the University of Alabama-Birmingham.
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  Dog adopted by Ga. man with similar paralysis after being returned 3 times

The paralyzed dog was repeatedly returned because his owners found his needs too tough to handle.

Tim’s Two Cents: Oak Grove boys basketball coach LaRon Brumfield

  Retired Staff Sgt. awarded Purple Heart

  SNAP recipients receive funding to buy healthier foods

  Credit scores may be lowered due to changes to FICO credit score model