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Busted at the jailhouse

Deputies catch visitor sneaking drugs into Warren Co Jail

A hot Wednesday afternoon in the Jackson metro area with a few clouds. I'm Howard Ballou with a look at some of the news stories you will see on WLBT.

Matthew Washington, age 22, of Warren County, went from being a visitor to becoming a resident of the Warren County Jail after he was caught by jail deputies trying to smuggle marijuana into the jail.

Plus, click on this link to see some unexpected demolition at Belhaven University, as it begins construction on the new University Village on-campus apartments that were announced last spring as part of a special $4 million gift.

And, Jackson police are investigating a homicide at the Arbor Park Apartments that happened at around 1:26 am.

In sports, a look at Jackson Prep as it "preps" for the football battle with Oxford on Friday.

Scattered clouds and 93 degrees but it feels like 99 and there is a heat advisory from MEMA. Watch your full First Alert Forecast.

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