Train Crash in North Mississippi

A north Mississippi train crash has killed two and seriously injured three others. The accident happened Tuesday afternoon near Red Banks and resulted in the deaths of two 27-year-olds, Charity Mull and Brandon Mosely…both of Memphis.

Paralyzed Teen Murders Friend

A paralyzed teen is being charged as an adult in the shooting death of his friend. 17-year-old Keithan Griffin pleaded guilty to manslaughter of Daiqujarrias Pounds 19. Griffin is free on bond pending sentencing.

3 Refused Bond In Murder Case

Last week, three people were charged with capital murder in the death of Willie “Lil Willie” Hooper. In a Grenada County Justice courtroom yesterday, Judge Jimmy Tallant denied bond for the three. Marquize Tillmon, 27; Monique Lott, 31; and Matt Lott, 32; will all be held in the Grenada County Jail until their preliminary hearing, that is now set for December 20th.

Starkville Store Robbed

No arrest have been made yet following a Saturday night armed robbery at a Starkville Dollar General. Starkville Police Department Public Information Officer Brandon Lovelady says that it happened at 6:48 Saturday night. A knife wa the weapon used in the robbery. No injuries were reported.

New MHP: Class

Cadet Class 63 of the Mississippi Highway Patrol began their 22-week training on Monday. Captain Johnny Poulos with the MHP gave some numbers. 150 troopers are eligible for retirement…the class started with 82 and 13 have washed out. Graduation is set for May 1st of next year.

Grenada Man Dies In Custody

Five Grenada police officers are on administrative leave while the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation and city officials look into the death of a Grenada man. Robert Loggins, 26 was pronounced dead at the Grenada County Jail while awaiting his processing. Police were called to a disturbance early Thursday morning on West Govan Street. Loggins was tased to subdue him by officers, who then called for an ambulance. The officers names were not released.

Two Ole Miss Juniors Are AP All-SEC

Ole Miss Rebel junior wide receiver A.J. Brown and offensive lineman Greg Little were named to the Associated Press All-Southeastern Conference football team, the AP announced Monday. The Starkville, Mississippi native stands as the all-time leading receiver in Ole Miss history with 2,984 yards. He has 12, 100-yard receiving performances during his career-also a program record.

And Little, a junior out of Allen, Texas, has anchored the Ole Miss offensive line appearing in every game at left tackle for the last three seasons.

Freeze Rumored as New OC At Tennessee

Former Ole Miss Head Coach Hugh Freeze, who left the program amid scandal, might be headed back to the SEC next season. There’s talk he could be the new offensive coordinator for the Tennessee Volunteers under head coach Jeremy Pruitt.

Trump Talks Prison Reform Here

When President Trump was here last week, he took part in a roundtable discussion on prison reform with Governor Bryant, Senators Wicker and Hyde-Smith, South Carolina Senator Lindsey Graham and state and local law enforcement. Trump has called on Congress to pass a new version of the ‘First Step Act’ which will, among other things, help inmates gain the skills they need to stay out of prison after they have been released.

Bush 41 Remembered in Starkville

President George H.W. Bush may not have attended Mississippi State University but it did not stop him from visiting the Starkville campus in May 1989. He was a life-long with U.S. Representative Sonny Montgomery…the men were House freshmen together.