Thad Cochran visits Prentiss

Thad Cochran visits Prentiss

  Senator Thad Cochran made a stop at Prentiss City Hall Tuesday afternoon while on the campaign trail.  Cochran takes on Travis Childers in the ... Read more  | Add your comment

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Business under investigation

S & S One Stop on the north end of town was closed Tuesday afternoon by order of the Prentiss Police Department. According to Prentiss ... Read more  | Add your comment

  1. Labor Day: Celebration of the American Worker  | Add your comment
  2. Writing contest and memorial trail dedicated to Mary Katherine Coderre  | Add your comment
  3. Prentiss Recycling Center fire  | Add your comment

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Hurricane Katrina Remembered

Hurricane Katrina, one of the deadliest hurricanes to hit the Mississippi Gulf Coast, ripped through the state working its way into the Jeff Davis County ... Read more  | Add your comment

A ‘scary smooth’ start to the new school year

Interim Superintendent John Daley reported to the board that school has gotten off to a great start. “I have personally visited each and every school.  ... Read more  | Add your comment

Casandra Lumpkins Interim Prentiss Police Chief

Casandra Lumpkins has been appointed as the Interim Chief of Police for the Town of Prentiss effective August 5. Lumpkins resides in Columbia, MS, and ... Read more  | Add your comment

Danny Sinclair, teacher for 43 years

“If the Lord lets me get through this year, it will be my last.” That has been the statement Danny Sinclair has made at the ... Read more  | Add your comment

  1. Where Are They Now Kenneth Gatlin, Ed. D  | Add your comment
  2. General Election Nov. 4  | Add your comment
  3. Big Al’s camp boasts record turnout  | Add your comment
  4. Dr. and Mrs. F. W. Tripp honored Sunday  | Add your comment
  5. Beat 5 barn struck by lightning  | Add your comment
  6. Where Are They Now: Fronce Barnes, Pharm. D  | Add your comment
  7. National Book Lovers Day  | Add your comment
  8. Dr. & Mrs. F.W. Tripp celebrate 50 years in Prentiss  | Add your comment
  9. JDC Forestry Association Tree Farmer and Logger of the Year  | Add your comment
  10. Monday morning wreck on Hwy 84 west  | Add your comment
  11. Big Al holds camp for sixth year at Prentiss High  | Add your comment
  12. Sales Tax Holiday July 25 & 26  | Add your comment
  13. County election commission lawsuit update  | Add your comment
  14. Bill Matthews now volunteer fire chief  | Add your comment
  15. Where Are They Now: Dr. Steven Speights  | Add your comment
  16. Several injured in three-car accident on Hwy 13 South  | Add your comment


Big Al’s camp boasts record turnout

Big Al’s camp boasts record turnout

Prentiss native and Charlotte Hornets center Al Jefferson  had a record 225 kids take part in day one of his sixth annual Youth Basketball Camp ... Read more  | Add your comment

  1. Raye Johnson scores for the Saints  | Add your comment
  2. Prentiss Christian School Varsity Cheerleaders  | Add your comment
  3. PCC membership drive  | Add your comment
  4. Legendary Bassfield football coach dies at 87  | Add your comment
  5. Golden Pine Raceway to host fundraiser for veterans  | Add your comment
  6. Bulldogs see end to promising season  | 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