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Why I Support the ABLE Age Adjustment Act

Throughout August (also known as ABLE to Save Month), my team and I have hit the pavement to ...

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State, Ole Miss dominated the SEC baseball, basketball and football from 1959-1966

University of Southern Mississippi Professor Emeritus James Crockett, now an adjunct professor of accountancy at the University of ...

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Crash claims life of Prentiss man

First responders were called to Granby Road and 184 East just outside of Prentiss Monday night after receiving ...

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Prentiss Christian without power, closed Tuesday.

Prentiss Christian School will be closed Aug. 31 due to a power outage. The school is without power ...

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Minimal damage reported after Ida moves through county

Jefferson Davis County was spared in Ida’s path as only minimal damage was reported. Several trees are down ...

Business

List of closures in Jefferson Davis County due to Ida

These businesses are closing early Sunday: All Dollar Generals (Prentiss-2, Bassfield-1) are closed for the day. Bumpers in ...

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Bassfield sets curfew beginning at 8 p.m.

To ensure safety from any downed trees and power lines due to Hurricane Ida, the Town of Bassfield ...

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Prentiss sets city-wide curfew

To ensure safety from any downed trees and power lines due to Hurricane Ida, the Town of Prentiss ...

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County, towns declare State of Emergency as Ida intensifies

iThe Jefferson Davis County Board of Supervisors declared a State of Emergency for Jefferson Davis County as Hurricane ...

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Body found in old bank building

The body of a deceased male was found in the old Bank of Blountville in building in Prentiss ...

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Two county items on the State Auditor’s exceptions report

State Auditor Shad White announced earlier this month in the Audit Exceptions Report for Fiscal Year 2021 that his office ...

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Trailer causes series of fires along Hwy 84 Monday

Sparks from a trailer ignited a series of fires along Hwy 84 Monday afternoon. The Prentiss Fire Department ...

Business

Lawmakers tour Prentiss hemp production plant

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

Opinion

Like the rest of the nation, state’s Death Row population declines the last 20 years 

Mississippi hasn’t executed a Death Row inmate since former grocery store butcher Gary Carl Simmons Jr. was executed ...

Opinion

Did I wait too long to save for my child’s college education?

By the time your child is nine years old, they are halfway to college. As the father of ...

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JDC Schools move to virtual learning

Just after 1 p.m. Tuesday, Jefferson Davis County Superintendent Ike Haynes and Assistant Superintendent of Schools John Daley ...

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Reagan Fails named Jefferson Davis County Miss Hospitality

The Jefferson Davis County Economic Development District along with the Jefferson Davis County Chamber Partnership are pleased to ...

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One-vehicle accident claims life

First responders were called to a one vehicle accident on Santee Baptist Church Road shortly after 11 a.m. ...

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Local fire departments battle electric fire

Firefighters from 84 West, Prentiss and Silver Creek fire departments battled a transformer fire Sunday morning. The fire ...

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JDCH cheerleaders recognized at school board meeting

Several Jefferson Davis High School varsity cheerleaders were recognized at the August school board meeting Monday. The cheerleaders ...