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PCS baseball team receives donation

Chris Hathorn (right) presents a check to the Prentiss Christian School Board President Daniel Sinclair (left) on behalf ...

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Once again, Mississippi’s ‘open’ primary statute debated after tight second primary

Last week’s Republican congressional primaries in Mississippi’s Third and Fourth congressional districts pointed up some political realities that ...

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Superintendent withdraws request to close road

The Jefferson Davis County Board of Supervisors met for the first meeting of July Tuesday morning in the ...

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Book signing set for Prentiss Public Library

The Prentiss Public Library is hosting a book signing by author Thaye Dampier Haralson. The signing will be ...

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Former JDC Undersheriff indicted by grand jury

Former Jefferson Davis County Undersheriff T.C. Cooley has been indicted by a Jefferson Davis County grand jury. Cooley ...

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Want a neat, antiseptic death penalty policy? That’s never been how Death Row works

In some circles in recent weeks, there seems to be some unease about the approach of a new ...

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JDC Board of Supervisors meets with lawmakers

Members of the Mississippi State Senate and House of Representatives were in Jefferson Davis County Tuesday meeting with ...

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Beware of daylily plant bug

Occasionally gardeners will notice mid-sized (roughly ¼ inch long), orange and black bugs feeding on buds and blooms ...

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Drummonds celebrate 60 years together

Roy and Bettie Drummond celebrated their 60th Wedding Anniversary June 17. Roy Drummond first noticed a pretty little ...

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JDC campus renovations continue

The Jefferson Davis County School Board met at the Academic Success Center in Carson June 13 for its ...

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Another year, another perfect water rating

The Town of Prentiss recently received another perfect rating from the Mississippi State Department of Health after the ...

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PNII alumni dedicate Memorial Brick Garden

The PNII National Alumni Organization’s 2022 All Class Reunion began on June 17, and culminated in a banquet ...

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The partisan standoff over funding: The uncertain future of the Social Security program

Stop the presses: Democrats and Republicans disagree over the future of what used to be called “the third ...

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Fire destroys gazebo in Longleaf Trace Park

Prentiss firefighters were called to the Longleaf Trace Park just after 3:00 a.m. Tuesday morning after a fire ...

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Member of Jefferson Davis County Sheriff’s Department under investigation

Jefferson Davis County Undersheriff  T. C. Cooley has been placed on administrative leave by Sheriff Ron Strickland effective ...

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Superintendent Haynes asks board of supervisors for help with school safety

The Jefferson Davis County Board of Supervisors met for the first meeting of the month June 6 in ...

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A surprising week in Mississippi politics revolves around entrenched division, apathy

From the U.S. Capitol to rural polling places in Mississippi in midterm congressional primaries, it has been a ...

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Prentiss good samaritan has setback, remains in ICU

John Anderson remains in critical condition in the Intensive Care Unit at UMMC Friday after being shot, beaten ...

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Hutchins receives coveted MFDA Lifetime Achievement Award

Joe Hutchins first became interested in funeral service while a high school student and began working for McDonald ...

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Readers ponder the future of how we pay for future road and bridge maintenance

After a recent column on the soaring retail cost of gasoline and the concomitant impact those prices have ...