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Second JDC escaped prisoner captured

JDC escaped prisoner Desmond Fortenberry has been apprehended by the U.S. Marshals Service. He was taken into custody in Chicago on Sept. 17. Brothers Desmond ... Read more

6 days ago by Holley Cochran.

Family seeking answers in son’s murder

Parents of  Stephen Abram spoke with the Jefferson Davis County Board of Supervisors at its meeting Monday concerned over unsolved murders in the county. The ... Read more

6 days ago by Holley Cochran.

Breast Cancer Awareness event to be held in Prentiss

The JDC Women in the NAACP, along with the Youth Council and Eureka Arts Federated Club are sponsoring a Breast Cancer Awareness Program and Walk ... Read more

6 days ago by Holley Cochran.

Citizens upset over tax increase

Several concerned citizens attended the public hearing last Thursday for the proposed tax increase for Jefferson Davis County. For the next fiscal year, the Jefferson ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Holley Cochran.

Prentiss home destroyed by fire

Firefighters with the Prentiss Fire Department were called to a house fire just after 11 p.m. Sunday night right off Columbia Avenue on Sixth Street ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Holley Cochran.

Updates coming for Longleaf Trace

During the 2020 legislative session, District 41 State Senator Joey Fillingane, who covers Jefferson Davis, Smith, Covington, Lamar and Forrest counties, successfully advocated for infrastructure ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Holley Cochran.

R3SM takes part in annual wellness workshop

R3SM, Inc. (Recover, Rebuild, Restore SE MS) partnered with the Women in NAACP of Jefferson Davis County for their  annual Wellness Workshop for Mother’s & ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Holley Cochran.

JDCHS announces first staff awards of the year

Jefferson Davis County High School has recently announced the teacher of the month and staff member of the month for August  2020. Teacher of the ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Holley Cochran.

Flag chosen for November ballot

Mississippi voters will adopt or reject a new state flag in November, now officially named the “In God We Trust Flag.” At the election on ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Holley Cochran.

School board changes course of action for JDC students

The Jefferson Davis County School Board has revised the original plan for learning in Jefferson Davis County for the current school year. Jefferson Davis School ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Holley Cochran.

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