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Bassfield shooting leaves two injured

Jefferson Davis County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to Bassfield Thursday afternoon after receiving reports of a gunfire exchange ...

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Nave first inductee of JDCSD Hall of Fame

Dr. Felecia McInnis Nave, President of Alcorn State University, became the first inductee into the Jefferson Davis County ...

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JDC third graders score above average on reading assessment

Jefferson Davis County as a whole scored above average on the initial reading assessment that Mississippi 3rd graders ...

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Wicker, Hyde-Smith vow to vote to block taxpayer funding for abortions

U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) are among 48 Senators who today pledged to vote ...

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Justice Scalia’s words on Second Amendment absolutism are true and prophetic

On the brutal reality of the Uvalde, Texas, school shooting – and all the others in our country ...

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One charged in accident that killed two Prentiss residents

Austin Robert Watts has been indicted by a Jefferson Davis County grand jury in relation to a car ...

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“These are our heroes”

It was a beautiful morning for the Memorial Day program held Monday at the Jefferson Davis County Courthouse. ...

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JDC Memorial Day service planned

A Memorial Day service will be held May 30 at the Jefferson Davis County Courthouse in Prentiss. The ...

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Supervisors break ground on new jail site

The Jefferson Davis County Board of Supervisors met May 16 for the second meeting of the month. After ...

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Gas price nightmare exacerbated by stagnant gas taxes impact on future maintenance

American taxpayers, who are also gasoline customers, are in an economic vise on questions of the cost of ...

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Memorial held for JDC fallen officers

Over 50 friends and family participated in the candlelight vigil in memory of fallen officers from Jefferson Davis ...

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JDC Farm Bureau offers scholarship to seniors

The Jefferson Davis County Farm Bureau was organized nearly 100 years ago. Its purpose and mission is to ...

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Prentiss Christian names new headmaster

The Board of Directors at Prentiss Christian School has announced that Dr. Joshua Bowen has accepted the opportunity ...

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Gunfire erupts at Amoco/Pit Stop on Columbia Avenue in Prentiss

Over 100 rounds of ammunition were fired at the Amoco/Pit Stop on Columbia Avenue in Prentiss shortly after ...

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Mistrust, political division, and isolation threaten more than elections, economic policies

Pew Center Research reflects a widely shared belief in this nation that distrust of the federal government and ...

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Saulters inducted into Hall of Fame

Pearl River Community College’s newest MCC Sports Hall of Fame inductee earned a rare “career double-double.” Larue Saulters ...

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Prentiss Christian Saints win the school’s first ever baseball state championship

The Prentiss Christian Saints are the MAIS AA State Champions after defeating Tensas Academy 11-2 tonight to clinch ...

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Johnson named Funeral Director of the Year

The Mississippi Funeral Directors and Morticians Association (MFD&MA) held its annual conference on April 17-20 in Biloxi at ...

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JDC deputy’s name added to national memorial

Jefferson Davis County Sheriff’s Deputy Thomas Patrick Barnes’ name will be added to the National Law Enforcement Officers ...

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Local seniors honored at annual Top of Class

Jones College recently hosted WDAM-TV’s annual Top of Class recognition program, honoring the Valedictorian and Salutatorians from 45 ...