Leakesville officials to rethink ordinances after outcry

By RUSSELL TURNER Herald Editor Officials with the Town of Leakesville are reconsidering the implementation of two new ordinances and changes to two other ones after hearing outcry from residents at a public meeting on Tuesday. Town officials had approved the ordinances on March 5 and published them in the Herald, as required by law, in…

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Reverse auction, bridge restrictions and political signs lead BOS discussions

From Staff Reports The Greene County Board of Supervisors held its first public ‘reverse’ auction on Monday as part of efforts to purchase new equipment for the road districts and the waste collection system. Reverse auctions are a state-mandated system of purchasing with the intended purpose of making sure state agencies and local governments get…

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Jerry Mills seeking re-election as Dist. 3 Supervisor

Special to the Herald Incumbent Jerry Mills is seeking a second term for the Greene County Board of Supervisors, representing District Three. Mills is grateful for the support and confidence of the residents of his district and will continue working hard to keep paving the way for the district and the county to move forward.…

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Hwy. 42 bridge at State Line expected to stay closed into middle of summer

By RUSSELL TURNER Herald Editor The Mississippi Department of Transportation anticipates the repair project on the Chickasawhay River on Miss. 42 at State Line will be completed this fall, but expects the bridge to be reopened for traffic by mid-summer. The bridge was closed unexpectedly this past February when heavy rains and flooding eroded sediment around…

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Local students excel at Miss. Jr. Beta Convention

Sand Hill School wins group talent, LJHS student elected state V.P., plus many more awards and honors By Annette Harvison Herald Staff Greene County School District Junior Beta teams represented their schools and the county well at the state Junior Beta convention held last week in Biloxi. Leakesville Junior High School and Sand Hill School…

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Chancery Court notices from Mar. 21, 2019 edition

SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE’S ­NOTICE OF SALE WHEREAS, on April 26, 2016, Brian Cristopher Sumrall AKA Brian Christopher Sumrall, unmarried executed a deed of trust for the benefit of Ditech Financial LLC, which deed of trust was recorded on May 9, 2016, in Book 2016, Page 1880, in the office of the Chancery Clerk of Greene County,…

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Town of Leakesville institutes environmental court, new rules for big truck traffic/parking, driveways and more through ordinances

AMENDMENT TO ORDINANCE NO. 103 AN AMENDMENT TO CERTAIN BUILDING ORDINANCE(S) OF THE TOWN OF LEAKESVILLE, MISSISSIPPI CONCERNING DRIVEWAY INSTALLATION, REPAIR, MATERIAL USE, AND MAINTENANCE OBLIGATIONS PREAMBLE WHEREAS, Town of Leakesville, Mississippi (“Town”) finds that some of its primary residential neighborhoods as set forth herein have experienced a decline in aesthetics in conjunction with a…

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Town seeks proposals for engineering services for grant project

REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS FOR ENGINEERING SERVICES The Town of State Line, Mississippi requests proposals from qualified firms or individuals to provide engineering services for work related to the implementation of an approved FY 2019 CDBG project. You are invited to submit an original proposal and five copies in accordance with this request, to the attention of…

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