Bidders sought for 16th Section timber harvest

MISSISSIPPI FORESTRY COMMISSION INVITATION FOR BIDS STUMPAGE FOR SALE ON 16-5N-8W, Greene County, Mississippi Sealed bids will be received by the Greene County School District at P.O. Box 1329, Leakesville, MS 39541 up to and not later than 10:00 a.m. February 8, 2021, for the purchase on a lump sum basis of all timber, standing or down,…

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Chancery Court notices for week of Jan. 14, 2021

In the Chancery Court of Greene County, Mississippi In the Matter of Estate and Last Will and Testament of DeWitt Prentiss, Deceased NO.: 20-138DNH NOTICE TO CREDITORS Letters Testamentary upon the estate of DEWITT PRENTISS, deceased, having been granted to the undersigned by the Chancery Court of Greene County, Mississippi, on the 10th day of…

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Bids sought for storm debris removal in county

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS DISASTER DEBRIS REMOVAL AND DISPOSAL SERVICES GREENE COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI The Board of Supervisors of Greene County, Mississippi, are soliciting Proposals from qualified companies for providing disaster debris removal and disposal services until 10:00 am on the 28th day of January, 2021 and shortly thereafter publicly opened at the Office of the Greene…

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Discovery of man’s body in Leaf being investigated as a homicide

From Staff Reports Local and state officials are continuing their investigation into the apparent murder of a George County man whose body was found in the Leaf Community on New Year’s Day. Greene County Sheriff Stanley McLeod confirmed the identity of the man as that of 33-year-old Cameron Perryman, of Benndale. Perryman’s body was reportedly…

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Man charged in fatal ATV crash released on $250K bond

Two young men killed after being struck by off road buggy at large gathering in Leakesville By RUSSELL TURNER Herald Editor The George County man charged with two counts of homicide (manslaughter) and one count of aggravated assault in connection with a deadly ATV crash in Greene County last weekend has been released on bond. Derrick Lane Chavers,…

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King returning to GCHS as football assistant coach

From Staff Reports A familiar face will be back on the sidelines and back in the hallways at Greene County High School when students return from Christmas break in early January. Mike King, who served for seven seasons as an assistant coach and head coach for the Wildcats, is returning to the school to serve…

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MDOC looking at putting sharpshooters back in guard towers as contraband smugglers get more creative

Drugs, phones and even chicken wings stuffed in footballs and tossed over fences in latest smuggling attempt From Staff Reports Officials with the Mississippi Department of Corrections are developing plans to reinstate armed guards in watch towers at the state prison in Leakesville to crack down on attempts to introduce contraband over the security fences.…

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Two killed after being hit ay ATV at large gathering in Leakesville

Two young men killed after being struck by off road buggy at large gathering in Leakesville By RUSSELL TURNER Herald Editor Authorities are continuing to investigate and piece together details from an ATV wreck that killed two people and injured several others this past weekend. Investigators with the Greene County Sheriff’s Office said Tuesday afternoon they…

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