Nurse Drowns in Car on Flooded Highway

The severe weather in Mississippi has claimed a second life.   The Highway Patrol says Shanika Newton, 43, of Tchula was driving home late Wednesday night when her car ran off Highway 49E near the Leflore-Holmes county line and overturned in a flooded ditch.   Investigators... Read More.

Local nurse practitioner charged with fraud

A nurse practitioner in Collinsville has been charged with obtaining controlled drugs by fraud.44-year-old Shannon Roper Mott was arrested at her home Tuesday by the Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics after a search warrant was served.Agents say they found quantities of Ambien, Pseudoephedrine and evidence... Read More.