Joe Dale Walker pleads guilty

Joe Dale Walker, 61, of Monticello, Mississippi, pled guilty Tuesday, Oct. 7, in U.S. District Court to a federal charge of obstruction of justice. Walker ... Read more  | Add your comment

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Prentiss Christian School Homecoming Court

Seated: Football Maid Molly May Vinson, Flower Girl Faith Lee, Crown Bearer Noah Fortenberry, Senior Maid Colleen Reynaud. Standing: Freshman Maid Aveen Lee, Junior Maid ... Read more  | Add your comment

  1. Dale receives award  | Add your comment
  2. Where Are They Now: William Lee  | Add your comment
  3. Three JDC men found guilty in drug trafficking case  | Add your comment

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Bassfield drug raid

Three Hattiesburg residents are facing federal charges stemming from a multi-count indictment. Agents recovered around 18 kilos of cocaine along with $1.1 million in cash ... Read more  | Add your comment

Separate accidents claim two lives

The Prentiss Headlight—A wreck on North Williamsburg Road claimed the life of Walter Smith when Tina Hatley’s car collided with Smith sending him into a ... Read more  | Add your comment

Breast Cancer Survivor: Joyce Buckley Speights

Like many single parents Joyce Speights had neglected health screenings because she was busy raising her family, working her job and trying to make ends ... Read more  | Add your comment

Community Health Fair at St. Mary’s is a success

St. Mary Church of God In Christ, Inc. held a Community Health Fair at its Outreach Ministries building Saturday that was well attended by local ... Read more  | Add your comment

  1. Two dead in the Granby community  | Add your comment
  2. JDC Historical Group elects officers  | Add your comment
  3. BHS kicks off reading challenge  | Add your comment
  4. Dublin Baptist Church will hold annual bazaar Oct. 4  | Add your comment
  5. Prentiss Christian will not play ACCS due to tragedy  | Add your comment
  6. Deputy Tolar wins award  | Add your comment
  7. Push for voter registration includes speeches & fun  | Add your comment
  8. Adult welding, electrical classes off to a great start  | Add your comment
  9. BUSINESS FEATURE  Cooper’s Critters  | Add your comment
  10. New BHS band director expects great things  | Add your comment
  11. JDC Chamber Partnership brings help to county for small business entrepreneurs  | Add your comment
  12. BHS Beta Club participates in the Tackle Hunger Football Challenge  | Add your comment
  13. Whitesand Baptist Church dedicates new building  | Add your comment
  14. Newell and Washington seek to lead PHS Band & Dance Teams to performing success  | Add your comment
  15. Jackets win 9th straight county championship  | Add your comment
  16. Carson Baptist Church celebrates 110 years  | Add your comment


Prentiss Christian will not play ACCS due to tragedy

Friday night’s varsity football game between Prentiss Christian and ACCS was postponed and later forfeited due to the tragic death of former PCS player and ... Read more  | Add your comment

  1. Tough emotional loss for PHS Bulldogs  | Add your comment
  2. Saints win a tough one, ending long losing streak to Brookhaven  | Add your comment
  3. Jackets win 9th straight county championship  | Add your comment
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  5. Jackets defense flexes muscles in win over FCAHS  | Add your comment
  6. Game two a physical game for the Saints  | Add your comment


The state of journalism

As the waning hours of my time here at The Prentiss Headlight tick by, it was an honor to have the opportunity last Wednesday as ... Read more  | Add your comment


Speights Cash & Carry

Forty-four years ago R.C. Speights states he returned to Jeff Davis County to open a building supply store in Prentiss with $5,000 and a Buick ... Read more  | Add your comment