WCBI-TV in Columbus reports that Charles Smith was in court Wednesday for a bond hearing.
Chief Deputy Eddie Scott has not disclosed a motive in the case.
Scott says Charles Smith was arrested and charged with murder in the death of 60-year-old Benny Oats outside Club G's. Authorities say Oats died at a local hospital from a stab wound to the chest.
Oats' body has been sent to the Mississippi Crime Lab in Jackson for an autopsy.