Multiple School Bomb Threats Received Tuesday

(Mississippi) — Six Mississippi schools received bomb threats Tuesday. Hattiesburg Public Schools, Bassfield High School in Jefferson Davis County, Magee High School, Mendenhall High School, Jim Hill High School in Jackson and Tishomingo County Schools all received bomb threats. No explosive devices were reported found. The cases are still local…


Paramedic Charged With Sexual Battery

(Lowndes County, MS) — A paramedic has been arrested and charged with sexual battery of a vulnerable person. 36-year-old Bryan Englebert of Walnut was arrested Monday by investigators from Attorney General Jim Hood’’s office on a warrant obtained from the Lowndes County Justice Court. Englebert, an employee at Baptist Memorial…


Help a Guy Who Helps Everyone

(Monticello, AR) — A donation page has recently been set up for a man whose friends refer to him as someone always willing to help others. Whether he’’s setting up coat drives, auctioning off something in the name of charity or giving his services or money freely to those in…



Saline County Jail Escapee Captured in Texas

(Saline County, AR) — After escaping from the Saline County Jail a week ago on February 3rd, Jeffrey Mays was arrested in Montgomery County, Texas Wednesday at 4 p.m. The arrest was made following information the Saline County Sheriff’s Office received regarding a location Mays was reportedly seen at since…


Former ATU Professor Dies

(Russellville, AR) — Dr. Lyman Harris, a professor who taught at Arkansas Tech University for 40 years passed away Tuesday due to illness. Harris joined the school’s faculty in December 1974 and retired August 2014. He taught in the rehabilitation science program and helped lead it to national recognition. A…





Former Police to Sue Over Firing

(Columbus, MS) — Former police officer, Canyon Boykin will sue the city of Columbus after being fired. Officials said Boykin was fired for not turning on his body camera or recorder before the shooting death of Ricky Ball back in October. Boykin said he tasered Ball, who later got up…