News Reports from Neighboring Counties
SHOOTING LEAVES WINSTON TEENAGER DEAD
At approximately 9:27 p.m. on Wednesday, October 13, Louisville Police Department received a report of gunshots in the vicinity of West College Street.
Upon arrival officers found a victim, identified as Tyquan McCully, 18-yearsold, lying in the street suffering from a gunshot wound to the head.
PatientCare EMS responded to the scene, as well as LPD investigators who secured the area. The coroner was notified and pronounced the victim deceased at the scene. — Winston County Journal (Oct. 20 edition)
QUESTIONS ABOUND OVER PHILADELPHIA’S FY2017 AUDIT
The city of Philadelphia’s debt increased nearly $1 million in Fiscal 2017 according to the last annual audit made available as officials were to have discussed cost-cutting measures Tuesday evening in the wake of a recently exposed backlog of audits.
Cities are supposed to conduct yearly financial audits but one had not been presented in half a decade it was revealed in September when a Democrat reporter asked for the latest audit. — Neshoba Democrat (Oct. 20 edition)
NOXUBEE COUNTY DROPS 34-22 DECISION TO AMORY
Amory took control of the district standings with last week’s 34-22 win against Noxubee.
It was a tough loss for the Tigers, but the season is long from over. “We need to win these final two games and then we will advance to the playoffs as the No. 2 seed, and that will allow us to host a first round game,” said Coach Teddy Young.
The Tigers fell to 4- 4 with the loss, 1-1 in district. — The Beacon (Oct. 21 edition)