Manhunt Ends in Lawrence County

The manhunt for Lawrence County resident, Tony Wilson, ended when authorities found him dead around 8:45pm on Monday night in the Frog Ridge area of Southwest Lawrence County. According to Sheriff Lessie Butler, it appears he died of a self inflicted gunshot wound. Wilson had been wanted since December... Read More.

Healing Service for Columbia Child

Gentry Terrell is the 5 year-old daughter of Brydon and Amy Terrell of Columbia, MS. Gentry has recently been diagnosed with a rare Stage IV Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Gliomas brain tumor. Surgery is not an option and gentry will begin radiation therapy at Oschner’s in New Orlean on January 4th.... Read More.

Manhunt for Lawrence County Man

The Lawrence County Sheriff’s Department, Mississippi Highway Patrol and other state and local law officers, are on a manhunt for Lawrence County resident, Tony Wilson. Wilson, 56, is believed to have shot and killed his neighbor, Henry Peavey, Tuesday afternoon. Wilson is also believed to have set fire to... Read More.

Winter Storm Warning Issued for Area

…WINTER STORM WARNING AND WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY TONIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST LOUISIANA…CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN MISSISSIPPI… Light rain will gradually mix with then change over to light snow tonight and Friday morning. Snow accumulations of two inches with higher amounts are expected across portions of southeast... Read More.

Winter Weather Advisory out for Thursday night into Friday Morning

Including the cities of Vidalia, Ferriday, West Ferriday, Meridian, Crystal Springs, Hazlehurst, Wesson, Magee, Mendenhall, Taylorsville, Raleigh, Bay Springs, Heidelberg, Quitman, Stonewall, Shubuta, Fayette, Natchez, Bude, Roxie, Meadville, Brookhaven, Monticello, New Hebron, Prentiss, Bassfield, Collins, Mount Olive, Laurel, Columbia, West Hattiesburg, Lumberton, Purvis, and Hattiesburg 333 AM CST Thu... Read More.

Murder in Kokomo Friday Night

On Friday, at approximately 10:30 PM, the Marion County Sheriffs Office received a call in reference to a fight with possible shooting and stabbing in the area of Conerly Lane in Kokomo. Deputies responded to the area and were unable to locate anything or anyone.  They remained in the... Read More.

Bailey ‘Elsie’ Alford Album Released

WJDR’s 2016 Country Showdown winner, Mrs. Bailey Alford from Columbia, has released her first EP album titled ‘Elsie’. Bailey also went on to win the state competition for the Country Showdown in 2016 and since then has been working on recording and finishing her first album. Head to the... Read More.

Ramey’s Opens in Columbia

We were so thankful to be a part of the big grand opening celebrations at the new Ramey’s Marketplace in Columbia! The citizens of Columbia have been patiently anticipating this new grocery store opening ever since the former Winn Dixie location announced its closing. We got to meet all... Read More.