He was born in Newton , Mississippi , and raised in Smith and Scott counties. He studied at East Central Junior College, University of Southern Mississippi and Scarritt College in Nashville, Tennessee, where he received B.A. and M.A. degrees. He...
3/20/2017
WTOK Newton Police Chief Harvey Curry said it happened late Friday night. Law enforcement responded to shots at 113 Tillman Street. Authorities found Townsends' body lying on the carport at the residence. Chief Curry said Townsend was pronounced dead...
3/20/2017
WTOK NEWTON , Miss. (WTOK) - Newton Police Chief Harvey Curry says a 21-year-old male was shot and killed in the city of Newton on Friday. One suspect has been taken into custody and a gun was recovered, but not at the scene, according to Chief...
3/18/2017
WTOK Newton , Miss. An arrest has been made in a drug bust early Wednesday in Newton . It happened around 1:30 a.m. at a house on Tillman Street. Officers say they confiscated more than $2,000 in cash and crack cocaine during the bust. 32-year-old...
3/1/2017
TUNICA COUNTY, Miss. –A man has been charged in a deadly shooting in Robinsonville, Mississippi, just outside Tunica. Joseph Bland was charged with murder following the death of 45-year-old Olletta Jones of Newton , Mississippi . Jones was found...
2/23/2017