Bridge on Old Hwy. 24 to be closed temporarily for repairs

From Staff Reports Residents that use Old Hwy. 24 need to be aware of an upcoming road closure that could impact their normal commutes. Bridge repairs are slated to begin on the bridge over Indian Creek along Old Hwy. 24 (immediately West of Herndon Road) this Saturday when the contractor who will be performing the…

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GCHS eliminated from playoffs by W. Lauderdale

By RUSSELL TURNER Herald Editor Greene County’s run through the state 4A baseball playoffs came to an end Friday night at Scott Bray Field after a loss to one of the winningest programs in Mississippi history. But, the Wildcats certainly didn’t make it easy on their rivals from West Lauderdale, pushing the Knights to extra innings…

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Second person headed to prison for Neely burglaries

From Staff Reports A second person has been sentenced to state prison in connection to a series of 2017 burglaries in Neely. Robbie Diane Cox, 32, of George St., Petal, was sentenced last month in Greene County Circuit Court and will serve at least three years with the Mississippi Department of Corrections. Cox pled guilty…

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Local bail bondsman indicted for fraud, false pretense

From Staff Reports A State Line woman accustomed to getting others out of jail is facing legal troubles of her own stemming from her work as a bail bondsman. Sharon K. Tatum Bell, 55, of Tatum Estates, was arrested Friday afternoon by officers with the Greene County Sheriff’s Office and charged with two counts of…

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Neely Utilities ‘Boil Water Alert’

Customers using Neely Utilities for water service are under a precautionary ‘Boil Water Alert’ as of Monday, May 6. Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) said the earliest the alert will be lifted will be Wednesday, May 8. MSDH said Neely Utilities will notify customers when the alert is lifted. Customers affected should use caution…

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CHANCERY COURT notices from May 2, 2019 edition

IN THE CHANCERY COURT OF GREENE COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF CLARENCE THEO ROBERTS, JR., DECEASED CAUSE NO. 2019-19-MM KEITH LYLE ROBERTS, ADMINISTRATOR SUMMONS THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI – COUNTY OF GREENE TO:     THE UNKNOWN HEIRS-AT-LAW OF CLARENCE THEO ROBERTS, JR., DECEASED, IF ANY, WHOSE NAMES AND ADDRESSES ARE UNKNOWN. THE…

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Public notice issued concerning proposed cell tower on Industrial Park Rd

PUBLIC NOTICE: Cellco Partnership and its controlled affiliates doing business as Verizon Wireless (Verizon Wireless) proposes to build a 311-foot Self-Support Communications Tower. Anticipated lighting application is medium intensity dual red/white strobes. The Site location is 118 Industrial Park Road, Leakesville, Greene County, MS, 39451, Lat: [31-10-48.39], Long: [-88-35-52.69]. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Antenna…

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Bids sought for asphalt paving project

ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS The Greene County Board of Supervisors will receive sealed bids at the Greene County Courthouse, Supervisor’s Office, 413 Greene Avenue, Leakesville, Mississippi, until 10:00 A.M., Monday, June 3, 2019 furnishing all labor, materials, and equipment in association with District #5 – 2019 Asphalt Paving Program, as described in and reflected by the…

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