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Multiple zoning variance requests presented to Prentiss Board of Aldermen

Zoning variances were the topic of conversation at the first January board meeting of the Prentiss Board of ...

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Kruger appointed as Director of the Mississippi Office of Homeland Security

Commissioner Sean Tindell has announced the appointment of Baxter Kruger to Director of the Mississippi Office of Homeland ...

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Will Mississippi voters regain the ability to engage in the voter referendum process?

As the 2022 regular session of the Mississippi Legislature moves forward, the question of the future of medical ...

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Fall 2021 honors released at PRCC

The Dean’s and President’s lists for the Fall 2021 semester have been released by Pearl River Community College. ...

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JDC School District receives grant for violence prevention

U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith highlighted the award of more than $2.77 million in U.S. Department of Justice grants ...

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State health officer issues new order

The Mississippi State Department of Health is issuing a statewide order making participation in Mississippi COVID System of ...

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Covid numbers rise; MLK, Jr. parade canceled

Covid numbers in Jefferson Davis County have caused the cancelation of the Martin Luther King, Jr. parade and ...

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Two arrested in kidnapping and assault case of two-year-old

Investigators have arrested and charged two males in the kidnapping and rape of a Jefferson Davis County two-year-old ...

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JDC School District moves to virtual instruction

Due to the rising number of COVID cases, all schools in the Jefferson Davis County School District will ...

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Federal prosecutor James Tucker stood tall challenging Mississippi’s corruption

When retired federal prosecutor James B. Tucker died on Dec. 28 at the age of 82, the cause ...

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Town of Prentiss receives grant for renovations

The Town of Prentiss has received a community development block grant (CDBG) in the amount of $450,000 from ...

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Supervisors hold first meeting of the new year; implement mask mandate

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

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Year in Review 2021: January -June

Jan. 13 The five Jefferson Davis County election commissioners were sworn in on Jan. 4,  by 15th Judicial ...

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*Update* Toddler found safe in Sumrall

Little Tylan Kentrell Herring has been found safe. Authorities picked him up at an apartment complex in Sumrall ...

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Search ongoing for missing Bassfield toddler

The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation has issued an Endangered/Missing Child Alert for 2-year-old Tylan Kentrell Herring of Bassfield. ...

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Two vehicle accident sends one to hospital

A two-vehicle accident Monday afternoon sent one to the hospital and left a thankful family with minor injuries. ...

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Pedestrian killed on Highway 84

A pedestrian was killed Monday evening on Highway 84 just outside of Prentiss. Tovin Bryant was killed when ...

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Pedestrian struck on Highway 84 East

There has been an accident involving a pedestrian on Highway 84 East just outside Prentiss. All eastbound lanes ...

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Supervisor’s paving campaign nears completion

The Board of Supervisors is nearing completion of their 2021 paving campaign. In addition to their routine, in-house, ...

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California, Massachusetts laws could raise food prices far beyond their state’s borders 

Voters in California and Massachusetts have directly passed laws regulating the conditions in which pigs, hens, and calves ...