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Mississippi man arrested for January 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol

COLUMBUS, Miss. (WCBI)- A Mississippi man involved in the January 6 Capitol riot is in federal custody. Michael Leon Brock of Walls is charged with...

MDE is requiring all school districts to primarily return to in-person learning this fall

COLUMBUS, Miss. (WCBI)- The Mississippi Department of Education is requiring all school districts to primarily return to in-person learning this fall. Districts that offer the...

MS State Health Department recommends no indoor events for some because of Delta Variant

COLUMBUS, Miss. (WCBI)- The Mississippi State Department of Health says the Delta variant is rapidly becoming the most dominant and contagious strain of Coronavirus...

FEMA approves five additional counties for Public Assistance for Winter WX Disaster

PEARL, Miss. (PRESS RELEASE) – FEMA approves Mississippi’s request for additional counties to receive public assistance following February’s Winter Weather Event. Throughout the week...

Governor Tate Reeves Announces Timeline to Draw Down National Guard Troops to End COVID Mission

JACKSON, Miss. (PRESS RELEASE) - After months of planning with Dr. Dobbs, General Boyles, Director McCraney and other key leaders of the Governor’s COVID-19...

Former state Representative found dead in Yalobusha County

YALOBUSHA, Miss. (WCBI) - A former state Representative from North Mississippi is found dead in Yalobusha County. Ashley Henley was found shot to death last...

Mississippi’s end to pandemic unemployment can boost local businesses but some residents rely on that extra money

GOLDEN TRIANGLE, Miss. (WCBI) - Mississippi and Alabama will stop accepting supplemental unemployment benefits from the federal government starting in June. On Monday, Mississippi Governor...

MSDH is reporting 1,950 new COVID-19 cases this week and 103 deaths

JACKSON, Miss. (WCBI) - Mississippi's COVID-19 numbers continue to hold steady this week. The state department of health is reporting 1,950 new cases this week...

Hyde-Smith announces $6.9 million Army contract for UAS work in Starkville

WASHINGTON, D.C. (PRESS RELEASE) – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced a $6.99 million U.S. Army...

‘Unprecedented’ winter storms leave Mississippians facing steep increase in power bills, state agency working on relief plan

STARKVILLE, Miss. (WCBI) - Over 8,000 Mississippians were still without power Tuesday after the brutal winter storms the week before. For those who do have...

Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith congratulates first female official for Super Bowl LV

MISSISSIPPI (WCBI) - A Mississippi native will play a special role in this year's Super Bowl. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith took the senate floor this week...

Mississippi’s teachers are one step closer to getting a pay raise.

JACKSON, Miss. (WCBI) - Mississippi's teachers are one step closer to getting a pay raise. The state Senate voted unanimously for the legislation. Senate Bill 2001...

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City of West Point mourns the loss of beloved businessman, father & friend Gary Dedeaux after tragic plane crash

WEST POINT, Miss. (WCBI) - Grief and confusion continue to grip the town of West Point after a plane crash claimed the life of...
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State health leaders discuss the delta variant and how to slow the surge

COLUMBUS, Miss. (WCBI)- Mississippi State Department of Health reported 3,164 new cases of COVID-19 in a single day. State health leaders discuss the spread of...

HSFT stop #39: North Pontotoc

https://cdn.field59.com/WCBI/1628206745-c3e8e40623a014ca54d53b49a3526a0319ba2ac5_fl9-720p.mp4 ECRU, Miss. (WCBI)- Our High School Football Tour continues with North Pontotoc. The Vikings had a solid 2020 campaign and are hoping to build...

Organizers Give Update On Oktibbeha County Cross Project

BOONEVILLE, MISS. (WCBI) - Starkville area residents who want to put up a giant cross in the county were on hand for today's cereemony...