Arrests made in October 29 murder in Kokomo

Investigators have arrested 3 individuals in connection with the October 29, 2019 murder of Essic Darby in Kokomo, MS. Nathan Smith (22) of Hattiesburg, charged with Murder and Armed Robbery. Rico Roberts (23) of Hattiesburg, charged with Murder and Armed Robbery. LaJourdon Travis (25) of Poplarville, charged... 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... Read More.

Boil Water Alert Lifted for Mt. Gilead-Improve

State health officials today lifted the precautionary "boil water alert" for customers who get their drinking water from the Mt. Gilead-Improve Water Association water system in Marion County. Tests performed by the Mississippi Department of Health Public Health Laboratory indicate the water is now... Read More.