As the National Weather Service continues to survey the damage from Tuesday's storms, it looks like the tornado that touched down in Kemper County may have been the strongest. It's the first EF-3 tornado to hit Mississippi in almost two years. The tornado in... Read More.
The Neshoba Sheriff's Office released the following information - A reported burglary in the North Bend Community leads to a police pursuit. Neshoba Sheriff’s Deputies responded Friday afternoon to County Road 2826 in search of a silver... Read More.
Have you seen Zachary Bourrage? Neshoba County Sheriff Eric Clark shared that Neshoba and Kemper Sheriff's offices reported the Silver Honda Mr. Bourrage was seen driving was located on January 31st around 7:30pm. The vehicle was found abandoned on County Road 729 in Neshoba.... Read More.
Jerome Rashad Benamon, 26, and Edward James Mobley, 36, both of Kemper County, Mississippi, were sentenced yesterday by Chief U.S. District Judge Daniel P. Jordan, III for armed robbery of a postal carrier, announced U.S. Attorney Mike Hurst and Adrian Gonzalez, U.S. Postal Inspector... Read More.
Allegations of voter fraud have been made in Kemper County.Chandler "Bernard" Rush who was in a runoff in August against District 5 Supervisor Chris Cole, said he believes the Democratic Primary was sabotaged by fraud.A civil trial began Thursday in De Kalb to test... Read More.
A Kemper County man was found guilty Tuesday of sexual battery and incest and was sentenced to 35 years in prison.Kemper County Sheriff James Moore said a judge sentenced 54-year old Andrew McGraw to 25 years for sexual battery and 10 years for incest.... Read More.
Kemper County Sheriff Commended for Working Undercover with Federal AuthoritiesFour Louisiana businessmen pled guilty yesterday before U.S. District Judge Henry Wingate to conspiring to pay bribes to former Mississippi... Read More.
Federal authorities have commended Kemper County Sheriff James Moore for working undercover in a conspiracy to commit bribery investigation which resulted in the arrests of four Louisiana businessmen.One of the defendants in the investigation is Michael LeBlanc, Sr. of Baton Rouge. LeBlanc... Read More.
The Kemper County Sheriff's Department announced the arrest of an arson suspect Tuesday.Sheriff James Moore says Delvin Huston, 37, of Preston, has been charged with arson and intent to commit arson.Moore said the charges are connected to residences on Kelli's Store Road. He said the... Read More.
Sheriff James Moore said George Adams Jr. was allegedly shot and killed by his younger brother Robert Adams.The shooting happened late Sunday on private property near Old Highway 45. Sheriff Moore said a fight over control of the gun... Read More.
A federal report says a crash that killed eight people in Kemper County happened after a box truck crossed the center line of a rural highway and hit a van.The preliminary report was issued by the National Transportation Safety Board. It confirms what the... Read More.