Metal building company plans northeast Mississippi factory

April 5, 2018 in Business

ABERDEEN, Miss. (AP) – A Georgia company that makes steel building components says it wants to open a 150-job factory in northeast Mississippi. Local media report that Aberdeen aldermen Tuesday […]

Sheriff: Boy shoots sister in video game controller dispute

March 18, 2018 in News, The Buzz

By The Associated Press Authorities in Mississippi say a 9-year-old boy has shot his 13-year-old sister in the head and wounded her after an argument over a video game controller. […]

Severe weather: Possible tornado hits Mississippi’s Monroe County

May 25, 2015 in News

(AP) Trees and buildings are damaged in Monroe County after a possible tornado hit Amory and Smithville. Monroe County Emergency Management Agency Director Robert “Bunky” Goza says no deaths or […]

One year after deadly tornado, memories still vivid in Smithville

April 30, 2012 in News, Statewide News, Top Stories

SMITHVILLE – (AP) A few days before a tornado ripped apart her town, a frail and nearly blind woman named Ruth Estis stared through a magnifying glass as she slowly […]