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Secretary of State Michael Watson visits JDC officials

Secretary of State, Michael Watson, met with the Jefferson Davis County Election Commissioners, JDC Circuit Clerk Clint Langley ...

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Birthday Challenge date announced

The annual Birthday Challenge has been planned for Nov. 12 in Prentiss. The challenge will begin at 7 ...

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New administrator announced for JDCH

The Jefferson Davis County Board of Supervisors met for the second meeting of the month Monday morning in ...

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Qualifying open for school board positions

Qualifying for Jefferson Davis County School Board members in District 1 and District 2 is now open. A ...

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Prentiss Christian uses strong ground game to defeat WCCA in season opener

By PATRICK JONES Special to The Headlight PRENTISS — Prentiss Christian School senior running back Demoreon Thompson had ...

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Prentiss doctor receives achievement award

Hattiesburg Clinic would like to congratulate Laura J. Miller, MD, for receiving the 2022 Medical Early Career Achievement ...

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Entergy Mississippi awards Excellerator grant to Jefferson Davis County

Economic development groups in eight Mississippi counties, including Jefferson Davis County, will boost their marketing and strategic-planning power ...

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JDC students are back in class

JDC Superintendent Ike Haynes took time out of his schedule to update the community on the start of ...

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Bassfield Fire Department improves rating

The Mississippi State Rating Bureau has lowered the Town of Bassfield from a Class 8 to a Class ...

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Public hearing held for rezoning in Prentiss

Town of Prentiss held a public hearing to after a request was made to rezone the property at ...

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‘Prentiss High’s own guiding light’

The community is mourning the death of legendary coach and educator Alvin Eugene Gray, who died July 21 ...

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No objection to tax rolls at public hearing

The Jefferson Davis County Board of Supervisors met for the first August meeting Monday morning in Prentiss. Rev. ...

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Masks still required in JDC schools

Jefferson Davis County Schools will begin the new school year this Thursday at all five campuses, including the ...

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SMPDD awards scholarships to JDCHS graduates

The Southern Mississippi Planning and Development District, Inc. (SMPDD) awarded college scholarships to two Jefferson Davis County High ...

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Project L.I.F.T. now taking applications

Jefferson Davis Outreach Project L.I.F.T after school Tutorial Program is now accepting applications for students K-6 grades for ...

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Meredith hired as first female firefighter

Prentiss Fire Chief Wayne Bass has hired the first female full-time firefighter to serve at the Prentiss Fire ...

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‘No findings reported’ in annual JDCSD audit

The Jefferson Davis County School Board met July 21 at the Academic Success Center in Carson. After the ...

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Williams teaches three generations

Naomi Smith (far right) participated in Patricia Williams’ piano recital in May, making her a third generation piano ...

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New investigator hired for JDC Sheriff’s Department

Vernon Dampier has been hired as an investigator for the Jefferson Davis County Sheriff’s Department. Dampier began his ...

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Historic Garraway home in Bassfield struck by lightning

The oldest home in Bassfield, the Bobby Garraway home, was struck by lightning and deemed a total loss. ...