Lady Cats remain unbeaten in region play with win at Purvis

Garrett just misses hitting for cycle as GCHS posts 4-0 win By RUSSELL TURNER – Herald Staff The Greene County Lady Wildcats went into a key region battle at Purvis on Thursday shorthanded once again with the absence of a senior starter due to a family emergency. But, as has become the norm for Coach…

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Lady Cats push past Poplarville 14-5 for big region road win

By RUSSELL TURNER Herald Editor The Greene County Lady Wildcats put 18 hits on the board Thursday night in Poplarville to earn a big 14-5 region win. The victory, which pushed GCHS to 2-0 in region play and 8-2 overall, didn’t come easy though as the Lady Hornets put up a good fight and kept…

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Future of factory back on the table for BOS

County leaders considering scrapping the building in hopes of a fresh start for prime location By RUSSELL TURNER Herald Editor The county-owned factory building in the center of Leakesville has served as both a burden and a political football for town and county leaders for decades. It appears that may be about to change. County supervisors,…

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Pipkins throws no-hitter for GCHS baseball

  By RUSSELL TURNER Herald Editor Greene County High School has enjoyed some special moments on the baseball field over the years. A state championship, a No. 1 ranking in the state, too many epic battles between good teams to keep track of, etc., so forth. But, Wildcat fans at Scott Bray Field on Monday…

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Terry Young to seek State Line mayor position

Special to the Herald Terry Young has announced his candidacy for State Line Mayor. His name will appear on the June 8 ballot. “As a lifelong resident of State Line, I have decided to run for Mayor in this upcoming term,” he said. “I have served on the Board of Aldermen the past four years,…

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Radcliff announces bid for Dist. 1 Supervisor post

Special to the Herald Dist. 1 Supervisor James Radcliff has announced he will seek election to the post when a special election is held later this year. Radcliff, a Republican from Leakesville, made his announcement official after submitting his qualifying paperwork to election officials. “I am so thankful to have been given the opportunity to…

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Cats put up strong fight, but fall in nail biter to Stone County

From Staff Reports The Greene County Wildcats took the highly-touted Stone Tomcats to the limit Thursday night in the Region 7-4A Tournament in Sumrall, but couldn’t come away with the win, dropping a 56-53 decision. The loss pushed the Wildcats into Saturday’s consolation game against Poplarville with the winner earning the region’s No. 3 seeding…

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