Equipment damage causes widespread power outage in Prentiss

Published 10:10 am Wednesday, August 23, 2023

The Town of Prentiss is currently experiencing a power outage. Approximately 664 Entergy customers are without power after an MDOT maintenance vehicle struck a power pole on Highway 84 just outside of Prentiss.

Please use the intersection at Regions Bank like a four-way stop.

Prentiss City Hall, the Prentiss Post Office and both banks are closed for now, as well as most other businesses.

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All Jefferson Davis County Schools are closed as well as Prentiss Christian School.

Power is expected to be restored in four to five hours.