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2 show open lowndes county deputies are asking for your help finding a missing man.
éé michael jones was last seen leaving the airport road and industrial park road area early wednesday morning.
éé investigators say he was last known to be driving a gray 1993 ford ranger truck.
éé jones is five foot - seven inches tall.
éé he weighs about 220 pounds, has a full beard and bald head.
éé deputies believe jones would have been on the way to his home in the new hope road area.
éé if you know where jones is, call the sheriff's department of golden triangle crime stoppers.
éé a starkville man is accused of shooting a home and car in clay county.
// franklin young is charged with shooting into a dwelling and aggravated assault.
// deputies were called to a home on walker gin road back on may 14th about gunshots being fired.
// sheriff eddie scott says 2 bullets were fired into a home and 1 bullet in a vehicle.
// 5 people were inside the home at the time of the shooting but no one was injured.
// young was arrested in oktibbeha county by the mississippi department of corrections.
// his bond is set at 50 thousand dollars.// he also has a hold placed on him.
// scott believes the shooting is domestic in nature.
052020-wipe gfx a nettleton man is in jail, charged in connection with a shooting in monroe county.// early sunday morning, investigators with the monroe county sheriff's office were called to a shooting at 30091 liberty road near nettleton.// two victims were taken to n-m-m-c in amory and treated for gun shot wounds.
// 20- year old ashton sonnier was arrested and charged with 2 counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.// he is in the monroe county jail on a 200 thousand dollar bond.
// both victims have been released from the hospital.
Rescue efforts turned into a recovery mission after tuesdays construction site accident in starkville// 2 men were killed in a trench collapse near lynn lane and south montgomery.
// starkville fire chief charles yarbrough says the entire operation took around 10 hours.
// fire crews were able to rescue one of the men who died on the way to the hospital.
// chief yarbrough says it was a tough day for everyone involved and has taken an emotional toll on the department.// "a lot of people think we don't have emotions i think because we don't cry in public , we never do certain things.
I think people think we're really tough but in actuality yesterday, i can tell they were really hurt."
The chief says grief counseling will be available for the department.// he's asking the community to keep them and the family of the workers killed in their thoughts and prayers.
// with easing coronavirus restrictions and lower gas prices, the mississippi highway patrol is reminding drivers of the memorial day enforcement period.
éé the enforcement period will start friday at midnight and ends may 25th at midnight.
éé mhp says it is expecting heaving traffic during the holiday weekend on mississippi roadways.
éé troopers will be watching for speeding and reckless driving.
éé drivers are also asked to avoid texting and driving and to also have a sober designated driver when necessary.
éé first look stinger first look summary: heat and humidity will return as we head into the long memorial day weekend.
Rain & storm chances will be with us just about every day going forward.
No big weather maker is expected in our area any time soon.
Thursday: partly sunny.
Warmer highs in the low 80s.
Southerly winds 3-7 mph.
There is a slight chance of a shower but odds are less.
Thursday night: partly cloudy with a chance of a shower or storm by morning.
Milder lows in the mid 60s.
Friday: mostly cloudy, warm, and the mississippi department of health is reportinig 255 new cases of covid-19 today.
éé the new cases bring the state's total to over 12- thousand cases.
éé 15-hundred of those cases are in long-term care facilities.éé 10 new deaths are also being reported today.
éé one of those deaths is in lowndes and yalobusha counties each.
éé statewide, there are now 580 coronavirus deaths.
éé the health department estimates about 78- hundred mississippians have recovered from the virus.
éé intro the number of coronavirus cases worldwide has now topped 5 million.
éé here in the u-s, over 1.5 million people have contracted the virus.
éé with all 50 states now slowly re- opening, the focus is on protecting americans who have not gotten sick.
éé michael george reports from new york.éé elvis presley's graceland mansion in memphis reopened its doors to visitors today, who will be asked to wear masks and have their temperatures checked.
Walt disney world and universal orlando are expected to present their re- opening plans to florida officials today.
Houses of worship across the country are also beginning to open up again.
But many state governors say gatherings must be 10 people or fewer and many are pushing back, including several baptist congregations in new jersey.
"the church cannot stay closed.
In minnesota&catholi c and lutheran leaders also say they'll ignore restrictions and start holding larger-scale services next week.
On wednesday& police dispersed a large crowd gathered at a new york city synagogue.
"a new gallup poll is reporting more people are joining in gatherings and in public places.
Even as a separate associated press poll finds most americans fear a second wave of infections."
There are new concerns for front line workers.
The united food and commercial workers union says at least 68 grocery store employees have died from covid- 19.... and more than 10-thousand have been exposed or infected.
Several chains -- including kroger -- are now ending hazard pay for their employees.
"i don't know why they would be taking our hazard pay away."
Workers at a pork plant in sioux falls, south dakota got a hero's welcome as they went to work yesterday following an outbreak that sickened more than 800 people.
At a tyson chicken plant in wilkesboro, north carolina, nearly 600 have tested positive for the virus.
The company says most of people who tested positive had no symptoms. michael george, cbs news, new york.
In a statement, the grocery chain kroger says it has áalreadyá issued 700 million dollars in hazard pay, plus bonuses to employees...but