Emma Packard

Emma Packard came to WTVA from Indianapolis, Indiana, in 2017.

Title: Anchor and Multi-Media Journalist
epackard@wtva.com

Emma Packard comes to WTVA from Indianapolis, Indiana.

The Mississippi humidity was an adjustment.

While studying journalism at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, she interned in the news department at WISH-TV.

She has learned news is more than relaying facts, it's telling stories.

Now, she is excited about the opportunity to tell your stories.

In her free time, Emma enjoys training her cat, reading, and exploring her new home of Mississippi.

If you have any story ideas, please email Emma at epackard@wtva.com.

Recent Posts by Emma Packard

One person injured in Columbus shooting

A Thursday night shooting in Columbus sent one person to the hospital.

Saltillo wreck sends one to hospital

A four-vehicle wreck in Saltillo Thursday morning sent one person to the hospital.

Lee County home destroyed, family pet killed in fire

A Lee County family's home is destroyed and one of their dogs died during an early Tuesday morning fire.

Coroner: Man killed in Pontotoc shooting

A man died after a shooting in Pontotoc Sunday morning, Coroner Kim Bedford said.

Mississippi governor voices opinion on state flag

Mississippi Governor Tate Reeves broke his silence on the state flag debate.

Columbus mayor ends citywide curfew

Columbus Mayor Robert Smith ended the citywide nightly curfew Wednesday at 6 a.m.

UPDATE: Man wanted for West Point murder turned himself in

Police in West Point said a man wanted for murder turned himself in to officers on Monday.

No injuries in Tuesday night shooting, Columbus police say

Columbus police are investigating a Tuesday night shooting.

Child killed in Oktibbeha County crash

An 8-year-old boy died after a wreck in Oktibbeha County Wednesday.

Inmate who escaped Itawamba County custody now captured

Updated - A man wanted out of Tennessee was being held in Itawamba County when he escaped custody Tuesday afternoon.

Mississippi Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Confirmed Cases: 96032

Reported Deaths: 2894
CountyConfirmedDeaths
Hinds7110159
DeSoto556559
Harrison385374
Jackson348670
Madison329788
Rankin329377
Lee271468
Forrest247872
Jones247579
Washington223872
Lafayette217339
Lauderdale2049125
Bolivar184066
Oktibbeha177850
Lamar170035
Lowndes156958
Neshoba1566104
Panola147129
Sunflower146546
Warren140550
Leflore140481
Pontotoc126616
Pike123451
Monroe122868
Copiah118433
Scott117427
Coahoma115528
Holmes109659
Marshall109517
Lincoln109053
Grenada108336
Yazoo105930
Simpson103346
Union99724
Tate98737
Leake95338
Adams93837
Wayne90021
Pearl River88353
Marion85935
Prentiss85517
Covington82022
Itawamba81521
Alcorn80311
George77113
Newton77024
Tallahatchie77021
Winston73819
Tishomingo68238
Chickasaw67924
Tippah66917
Attala65925
Walthall60026
Clay59218
Clarke58746
Hancock58222
Jasper57315
Noxubee54816
Smith53215
Calhoun51512
Tunica48615
Claiborne46316
Montgomery46120
Lawrence43313
Yalobusha43314
Perry42319
Humphreys37715
Greene37517
Quitman3735
Stone37112
Jefferson Davis34111
Webster33813
Amite32910
Carroll31612
Wilkinson30518
Kemper28915
Sharkey26613
Jefferson2439
Benton2263
Franklin1923
Choctaw1856
Issaquena1043
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Alabama Coronavirus Cases

Confirmed Cases: 134231

Reported Deaths: 2357
CountyConfirmedDeaths
Jefferson19572348
Mobile13320292
Montgomery8811183
Tuscaloosa8586117
Madison782078
Shelby592349
Lee588759
Baldwin545650
Marshall393343
Calhoun349942
Etowah343945
Morgan327328
Houston280221
Elmore265947
DeKalb240620
St. Clair230835
Walker230683
Talladega214628
Limestone208820
Cullman189020
Dallas178326
Franklin176729
Autauga175725
Russell17573
Lauderdale169833
Colbert164126
Blount160815
Escambia160324
Chilton156431
Jackson156011
Covington138527
Dale135844
Coffee13206
Pike119410
Chambers116142
Tallapoosa115685
Clarke108916
Marion95729
Butler91639
Barbour8737
Winston73812
Marengo71620
Pickens65614
Lowndes65327
Bibb65210
Randolph64213
Hale63428
Lawrence61623
Geneva6074
Cherokee60313
Bullock59914
Monroe5848
Clay5797
Washington55613
Perry5416
Crenshaw53632
Conecuh53511
Wilcox53111
Henry4935
Macon48119
Fayette4508
Sumter43519
Lamar3662
Cleburne3646
Choctaw34912
Greene30315
Coosa1683
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