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Emma Packard

Emma Packard comes to WTVA from Indianapolis, Indiana. So the Mississippi humidity has been an adjustment.

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Emma Packard comes to WTVA from Indianapolis, Indiana. So the Mississippi humidity has been 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 for 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

Recent Posts by Emma Packard

UPDATE: Pontotoc County highway reopens after six-vehicle crash

This article has been updated.

UPDATE: Both lanes reopen on eastbound I-22 after 18-wheeler wreck

This article has been updated.

Bruce home a total loss after fires

A home in Bruce is a total loss after two fires at the structure Sunday, according to Fire Chief B.J. Farmer.

Troopers: One flown to hospital after Prentiss County wreck

This is a developing story.

Bond denied for Chickasaw County drug suspect

A man wanted after a Chickasaw County drug bust has turned himself in, according to the sheriff.

One injured in Lowndes County rollover

One person was injured in a Lowndes County rollover accident Sunday night, according to responders.

Tupelo Police: Officers investigate reported shooting

Officers responded to reports of shots fired in Tupelo Friday morning, according to police.

UPDATE: Escaped Noxubee County inmate captured

An escaped Noxubee County inmate has been captured, according to the Noxubee County Sheriff's Office.

Fallen tree knocks out power in Corinth

A tree on a power line caused a power outage for some Corinth resident Tuesday morning, according to the Alcorn County Electric Power Association.

Columbus Fire Department responds to Sunday night house fire

The Columbus Fire Department responded to a house fire Sunday night.

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