Man, child killed in collision

August 20, 2013 in News, Statewide News, Top Stories

A Maben man and a toddler from Greenville were killed in a three-vehicle collision that occurred Monday morning in Washington County, WXVT reported.

The collision happened on Mississippi Highway 438, west of Arcola, between Spring Lake and West Park roads.

The Mississippi Highway Patrol is investigating the cause.

The deceased are identified as David Leigh Kirkman, 53, of Maben, and Leo Marshall Fields II, 2, of Greenville. Both were ejected from their respective vehicles and suffered head trauma.

Man indicted in north Miss. highway shooting case

September 5, 2012 in News, Statewide News, Top Stories

A Sardis man charged in the roadside shootings of two people in North Mississippi earlier this summer has been indicted on a charge of murder in one of the slayings that occurred in Tunica County.

The Commercial Appeal reports that a grand jury on Aug. 13 returned an indictment for capital murder against James Willie in the shooting death of Lori Anne Carswell of Hernando.