Today's Top Stories

Newton County Sheriff’s Department has a suspect in custody after a fatal shooting Friday night in Little Rock claimed the life of one teen and injured another.

The Mississippi High School Activities Association has released brackets for boys and girls basketball

Here are the brackets for the MHSAA Girls 2A Basketball Playoffs:

Newton County law enforcement is investigating a fatal shooting in Little Rock this evening.

Both Newton County Academy basketball teams will advance to the Class AA South State tournament after finishing as the No. 3 seed in the District 3-AA Tournament last week.

The Newton Lady Tigers wrapped up an outstanding regular season as they finished with a 22-2 record and went undefeated in Division 4-2A play.

Newton’s Tre Hillie didn’t have the best senior year.

But an explosive junior season told college coaches all they needed to know.

Bridge closed in Beat 4


The bridge east of the intersection of Lawrence Hazel Road and Old Hwy. 80 will be closed at noon today, Jan. 22, according to District 4 Supervisor Charles Godwin.

"We apologize for the inconvenience this will cause," Godwin said. "However, this closure is necessary for the safety of the public."

Pets come up missing in area


Several dog owners are missing their beloved pets after they have come up missing in recent days.

One pet owner in particular is Newton’s Steve Dixon. He said his two dogs went missing last week. He advertised their disappearance around the community, but he has yet to hear anything about them.