Tanya Carter

Tanya Carter joined WTVA in 2016.

Title: Anchor

Tanya Carter is an anchor for WTVA News in Tupelo, Mississippi.

Recent Posts by Tanya Carter

Arrest made in Verona shooting

Police in Verona arrested someone in connection with a Wednesday afternoon shooting outside a convenience store.

MBI, Sheriff's Office assist with Calhoun City homicide case

A man died in Calhoun City Friday night. Now state and county law enforcement are assisting the local police department with its investigation.

Oktibbeha County Lake water level lowers and ease stress on the dam

A break in the rain helped lower the water level at the Oktibbeha County Lake and ease the stress on the dam.

Judge orders some voters to settle Yalobusha County sheriff's race

A judge ruled Tuesday that Yalobusha County must hold a special election in two precincts to decide who should be the county's next sheriff.

Parchman inmate who died had Lee County convictions

Updated - One of the two inmates who died Tuesday at the Mississippi State Penitentiary was serving time for assault and gun convictions in Lee County.

New information released in shooting of postal carrier in Attala County

Law enforcement revealed the name of the man accused of shooting a postal worker in the head Thursday in Attala County.

Remaining Parchman escapee in custody

Parchman escapee Dillion Williams is in custody, MDOC announced Monday afternoon.

One inmate dead, others injured during riot at Parchman

Updated - Coroner Burton later identified the deceased inmate as Roosevelt Holliman.

New Information released in body found in Marshall County

The woman was found Tuesday afternoon under the Coldwater Creek Bridge on North Red Banks Road off Interstate 22.

Louisville murder suspect captured in Winston County

Louisville Police said Rushaka Cobb was captured on Christmas Day.

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