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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

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.

Yalobusha County deputies searching for escaped inmate

The Yalobusha County Sheriff's Office is searching for an escaped inmate.

Teenager arrested for fatal Calhoun City shooting

Police arrested a teenager for the February shooting death of a man in Calhoun City.

Tupelo Police search for man accused of using fake checks

Using video from the transactions, Police identified the suspect as Derris Standifer.

Oxford Police: Pedestrian injured in wreck with pick-up truck

One person was taken to the hospital after a wreck involving a pedestrian and a pick-up truck in Oxford.

Mississippi Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Confirmed Cases: 34622

Reported Deaths: 1215
CountyConfirmedDeaths
Hinds269748
DeSoto181818
Madison138236
Jones117349
Harrison104014
Rankin103515
Neshoba102274
Lauderdale94281
Forrest93943
Scott79215
Jackson72717
Washington64310
Copiah63115
Leake61320
Lee58621
Holmes57341
Oktibbeha56828
Wayne55416
Warren55320
Yazoo5436
Grenada5357
Lowndes52613
Leflore52256
Lincoln50935
Lamar5027
Pike47020
Sunflower4528
Lafayette4374
Monroe43635
Covington4195
Panola3996
Bolivar38018
Attala37524
Simpson3733
Newton35710
Adams34019
Pontotoc3266
Tate32313
Marion31312
Claiborne29310
Chickasaw29219
Winston28711
Pearl River27632
Noxubee2758
Marshall2693
Jasper2676
Clay25511
Union23811
Smith23412
Walthall2267
Coahoma2156
Clarke21425
Lawrence1992
Yalobusha1938
Kemper18014
Carroll17311
Tallahatchie1664
Humphreys15910
Montgomery1493
Calhoun1475
Tippah14411
Itawamba1418
Hancock13813
Webster12811
Tunica1193
Jefferson1173
Jefferson Davis1164
Prentiss1123
Greene10810
Amite1063
George1023
Wilkinson959
Tishomingo921
Quitman891
Alcorn852
Perry764
Choctaw754
Stone732
Franklin492
Benton420
Sharkey420
Issaquena101
Unassigned00

Alabama Coronavirus Cases

Confirmed Cases: 49892

Reported Deaths: 1077
CountyConfirmedDeaths
Jefferson6030162
Mobile4418137
Montgomery4339109
Tuscaloosa254448
Madison19078
Marshall186611
Shelby150924
Lee149437
Morgan12205
Baldwin111410
Walker105127
Elmore98919
Dallas9639
Franklin92216
Etowah88214
DeKalb8416
Chambers65727
Russell6570
Autauga65313
Butler64328
Tallapoosa61669
Unassigned58626
Limestone5741
Houston5526
Cullman5395
Lauderdale5376
Lowndes48022
St. Clair4692
Colbert4656
Pike4595
Escambia4528
Calhoun4365
Coffee4074
Covington39911
Jackson3742
Bullock37010
Barbour3672
Dale3621
Talladega3497
Hale33722
Marengo33011
Wilcox2968
Clarke2946
Winston2893
Chilton2872
Sumter28512
Blount2731
Pickens2556
Monroe2492
Marion24514
Randolph2449
Conecuh2277
Perry2091
Bibb2081
Macon2069
Choctaw20212
Greene1928
Henry1433
Crenshaw1273
Washington1277
Lawrence1170
Cherokee1127
Geneva920
Lamar811
Fayette781
Clay742
Coosa621
Cleburne411
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