Hidden Treasure in JDC

Hidden Treasure in JDC

Yes, you read that right. There is hidden treasure in Jeff Davis County and you are welcome to look for it. All you have to ... Read more  | Add your comment

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Jackson awarded scholarship

  The Tommy Bourne Chapter of the National Wildlife Turkey Federation has awarded Jacob Jackson its $250 scholarship. This is the Chapter’s way to give ... Read more  | Add your comment

  1. The Postells personify the fun in Halloween  | Add your comment
  2. Jamal Peters to play in U.S. Army All-American Bowl  | Add your comment
  3. Prentiss High School 2014 Homecoming Court  | Add your comment

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Bassfield High School 2014 Homecoming Court

  Seated: Football Maid Alexis McCullum, Senior Maid Jalissa Mikell, Homecoming Queen Logann Thompson, JROTC Maid Nicoshia Bryant. Standing: 7th Grade Maid Ta’Landrius Applewhite, Sophomore ... Read more  | Add your comment

U.S. Navy Fireman: Al Williamson

In 1957 Al Williamson was just 17 when he left Jeff Davis County for the U.S. Navy. He had never been much further away from ... Read more  | Add your comment

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

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
  4. Bassfield drug raid  | Add your comment
  5. Separate accidents claim two lives  | Add your comment
  6. Breast Cancer Survivor: Joyce Buckley Speights  | Add your comment
  7. Community Health Fair at St. Mary’s is a success  | Add your comment
  8. Two dead in the Granby community  | Add your comment
  9. JDC Historical Group elects officers  | Add your comment
  10. BHS kicks off reading challenge  | Add your comment
  11. Dublin Baptist Church will hold annual bazaar Oct. 4  | Add your comment
  12. Prentiss Christian will not play ACCS due to tragedy  | Add your comment
  13. Deputy Tolar wins award  | Add your comment
  14. Push for voter registration includes speeches & fun  | Add your comment
  15. Adult welding, electrical classes off to a great start  | Add your comment
  16. BUSINESS FEATURE  Cooper’s Critters  | Add your comment


Prentiss High School prevails in double overtime against Velma Jackson

The Bulldogs traveled to Velma Jackson to play their 3rd district game. They were coming off two losses to Collins and Morton. Read more  | Add your comment

  1. Saints come up short on homecoming  | Add your comment
  2. Jackets’ dominance continues  | Add your comment
  3. Prentiss Christian will not play ACCS due to tragedy  | Add your comment
  4. Tough emotional loss for PHS Bulldogs  | Add your comment
  5. Saints win a tough one, ending long losing streak to Brookhaven  | Add your comment
  6. Jackets win 9th straight county championship  | 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