TUPELO, Miss. (WTVA) -- Friday was the seventh annual Fish n' Fixins fundraiser. Anyone who stopped by the event could get a catfish plate for $10. All proceeds from the event went to the North Mississippi Chapter of the American Red Cross. The main sponsor of the fundraiser was JBHM architecture. In addition to the catfish plates, there was a silent auction.
COLUMBUS, Miss. (WTVA) -- Uncle Bunky is a collector of arrow heads, pottery and hearts. "I love everything. I don't think I'd change anything," said Robert Williams. Robert Williams made his first television appearance back in 1958 with a children's program on the local CBS network and later on WLOV in West Point. "We were live. No videotaping. No film.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Chris McDaniel is evoking a big Mississippi political name as he tries to revive his challenge in a U.S. Senate race — current state House Speaker Philip Gunn. McDaniel lost to Sen. Thad Cochran in the June 24 Republican primary. Now, he's asking the state Supreme Court to give him a second chance on a lawsuit
YAZOO CITY, Miss. (AP) — A woman and her six grandchildren have survived a collision with a school bus in Yazoo City. The bus driver and the one student aboard also survived. WLBT-TV reports the crash happened early Friday at the intersection of Highway 149 and White's Lane Road. Yazoo County Sheriff's Chief Deputy Joseph Head says Diane May-bey was
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — University of Alabama trustees selected Karen Brooks to lead the board, making her the first woman to hold the role in 183 years. The Tuscaloosa News reports that the board members approved Brooks as president pro tempore on Friday. She replaces Paul Bryant Jr., who served the three maximum terms allowed by the board's bylaws. Brooks
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Alabama Public Service Commission is explaining its decision to release records that are the subject of a court right between Alabama Gas Corp. and the Montgomery Advertiser. A PSC statement says Alagasco sent a gas line safety plan to the agency without marking it as containing proprietary information. The PSC says documents that aren't marked
NEW YORK (AP) — Health officials say 22 states now have confirmed cases of an unusual respiratory illness in children. An uncommon virus — enterovirus 68 — is causing the illnesses. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention officials said Friday that 160 lab-confirmed cases were reported in the 22 states. On Tuesday, the CDC's count was 130 cases in 12
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Federal officials who oversee a program that guarantees jail time for immigrants caught crossing the border illegally have refused to provide information about the program's status in Yuma, Arizona. Arizona Sens. Jeff Flake and John McCain have asked the Department of Justice to provide details about whether federal prosecutors in Yuma have scaled back Operation Streamline,
DETROIT (AP) — Ford is recalling about 74,000 older-model gas-electric hybrid SUVs in the U.S. and Canada to fix a stalling problem. The recall covers Ford Escapes from the 2005 through 2008 model years and Mercury Mariners from 2006 through 2008. The company says the coolant pump for the hybrid system could fail, causing electronics to overheat. That can shut
DETROIT (AP) — Toyota is recalling about 130,000 Tundra full-size pickup trucks because a plastic trim piece can interfere with the side air bags. The recall affects Crew-Max and Double Cab versions in the U.S. from the 2014 model year. The company says the trim covering the center pillars behind the front seats may have been installed incorrectly. It could