Hicks makes case to voters in Dist. 4 supervisors race

Special to the Herald Friends and neighbors, I am asking for your support to elect me as Supervisor District 4. I was born and raised in Greene County and have had the honor of raising my family here for the past 20 years. I am proud to be the son of Windell Hicks, a former…

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McCluskey issues open letter to Dist. 5 voters

Special to the Herald Greetings, I am running for Supervisor in Dist. Five. We have several people running for the same office. I feel that all these men are good men with good intentions. Unfortunately, good intentions do not always serve the citizens of the county. I would ask that you decide who you are…

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Hultz in Meridian to represent Greene Co. in DYW Program

Special to the Herald The Ladies Variety Club recently hosted a DYW Send-Off Reception for Miss Madison Hultz, Greene County’s Distinguished Young Woman of 2020. Guests enjoyed a buffet of delicious food along with the fellowship with Madison and her family at Leakesville United Methodist Church on July 2.  Madison modeled her attire for the…

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Fred’s plans closure of Leakesville store

Pharmacy to remain open despite company’s uncertain future By RUSSELL TURNER Herald Editor It’s official. Well, kind of. After months of speculation, Fred’s dollar store chain announced late last week it is closing another 129 stores in six states. In that number are 35 Fred’s stores in Mississippi, including the store in Leakesville. According to published…

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Greene Co. residents earn academic honors at PRCC

Special to the Herald Three Greene County residents are among 57 Pearl River Community College student-athletes recently honored by the MACJC for their work in the classroom this past school year. The league separates its academic honors into two categories. Distinguished Academic All-State honorees earned at least a 3.8 GPA, while Academic All-State selections earned…

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Three baseball Wildcats earn Post-Season honors

From Staff Reports Three GCHS baseball players were honored earlier this summer for their efforts on the filed for the Wildcats this past season. Kenneth Moore, a 2019 graduate, along with seniors-to-be Peyton Roberts and Drake Henderson were selected by Region 7-4A coaches to the All-Region Team. Henderson earned the additional honor of being named…

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Barrow to follow Fleming as interim director of Jones Center

By TERESA McCREERY Special to the Herald Jones College’s Greene County Center Director and retired administrator for the Greene County School District, Richard “Rock” Fleming will be leaving education behind to enjoy retirement, again. Jones College President, Dr. Jesse Smith appointed Fleming to head up JC’s Greene County Center last fall after Fleming finished serving…

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Illegal nightclub in McLain shut down on night of planned opening

From Staff Reports A nightclub in McLain was shut down over the weekend before a scheduled grand opening party could ever get going. A team of law enforcement officers led by the Alcoholic Beverage Control officer Joey Miles reportedly served a search warrant at 132 Jackson Street in McLain just after 10 p.m. Saturday. Local…

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