Escaped inmate caught in Wal-Mart parking lot in Ark.

March 27, 2013 in Top Stories

A state inmate who escaped from a community work center in Yazoo City was arrested Monday in Pine Bluff, Ark.

Tara Booth, a spokeswoman for the Mississippi Department of Corrections, said in a news release that authorities had been looking for the 27-year-old Bryan Owens since he went missing from the Yazoo County Community Work Center on Sunday.

Owens was serving a 12-year sentence for burglary, vehicle theft and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon from Harrison County.

Two dead, one hospitalized following traffic accident

January 16, 2013 in News, Statewide News

Two people were killed and another remains hospitalized in critical condition following a Friday night traffic accident in Water Valley.

Police Chief Mike King says Hailey Marmino, 18, of Batesville and Geneva Hervey, 47, of Water Valley died in the wreck on Blackmur Drive at the South Street intersection around 7 p.m. 

King says Goldie Hervey, 46, of Water Valley was taken to the MED in Memphis where he remains in critical condition.