Good morning, it’s Friday, March 24, 2024.
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST
Today: Sunny, with a high near 49. Northeast wind 5 to 7 mph becoming southeast in the morning.
Tonight: Increasing clouds, with a low around 31. Northeast wind 6 to 8 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.
Saturday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 47. Northwest wind 7 to 11 mph.
CHICKASAW COUNTY DISTRICT COURT NEWS
West Union man sent to prison over vehicular homicide
A West Union man is going to prison for causing causing the death of a passenger last fall when he crashed a BMW Mini Cooper while fleeing law enforcement.
Curtis Allen Williams, 38, pleaded guilty on Tuesday in Chickasaw County District Court to vehicular homicide (Class B felony), attempting to elude while operating while intoxicated (Class D felony), and first-offense OWI (serious misdemeanor). He was given maximum sentences of, respectively, 25 years, 5 years and 1 year. He was ordered to pay a fine of $1,025 plus a surcharge of $187.50. (Read more)