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NEWTON, Miss.–A car and an 18-wheeler hit Monday night in Newton and three people are dead. The Miss. Highway Patrol said Monday that the car may have run a stop sign in front of the truck.
STARKVILLE, Miss.–It’s a big week for colleges and universities in Mississippi as football gets started Thursday. News Mississippi sports guy Dixon Williams has this look at what you can expect.
JACKSON, Miss.–You might not even think this is possible if you live in Ocean Springs, where gas is $3.59 today, but your state has the cheapest gas prices in the U.S. in the lower 48 states. Your state-wide average is $3.16.
SOUTHAVEN, Miss.–It’s another hot day in Mississippi and several counties in the northwest part of the state are under a heat advisory. The heat index could be as high as 105, said the National Weather Service.
NEW ALBANY, Miss.–After almost six years running from police, Janet and Ramon Barreto are back in Mississippi to face charges that they illegally adopted Guatemalan children, abused them, and even killed their two-year-old adopted daughter, before taking off.
HOUSTON, Miss.–It’s a Silver Alert. Missing is Willie C. Harries, 72, last seen Saturday about 5 p.m. in the Wofford Dr. area of Houston. His family said he has “medical issues” that could affect his mental capacity.
JACKSON, Miss.–It was a “medical event” during Friday’s home game at Jackson Prep that put Walker Wilbanks in the hospital. The school’s Facebook page quoted family saying that Wilbanks may have had a seizure while at the ER, and that put him in critical condition.
PHOTO: Harrison County Sheriff’s Dept.
GULFPORT, Miss.–A one-year-old child was found beaten and bruised and now police have 24-year-old Elise Arlyn Balsley Bryant in jail. When police got the call, neighbors at the William Bell Apartments said it sounded like someone was being roughed up, with yelling, screaming and beating sounds.
Keeping Your Kids Safe: Mississippi Teacher Admits to Molesting Kids in Several States Over 30 YearsAugust 22, 2014 | Chris Davis
GULFPORT, Miss.–Over 30 years of molesting Mississippi kids in other states was the confession given this week by William Richard Pryor, a teacher at Bayou View Jr. High School. The first time it happened was in 1973.
WIGGINS, Miss.–Parts of Mississippi are under a heat advisory that was expected to last through Saturday. Once again, in Stone, George, Greene, Wayne and Perry counties, you could see heat index values, that’s the way it feels on your skin, at 110 degrees.