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Wildcats’ season ends with loss to Cougars

Last second field goal boots GCHS from playoffs By RUSSELL TURNER Herald Editor The Greene County Wildcats’ incredible run from winless through the first three weeks of the season to regional champs with an eye on a shot at a state title ended in heartbreaking fashion Friday night in Monticello. Leading by a touchdown through three…

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Coach Mike King leaving GCHS for dream job in college ranks

By RUSSELL TURNER Herald Editor The Mike King era at Greene County High School football is coming to an end. King, who is coming off a third straight winning season as the top Wildcat, met with GCHS players last Wednesday morning to tell them he was leaving the program to become an offensive coordinator the…

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GCHS clobbers Sumrall in region opener

By RUSSELL TURNER Herald Editor Any concerns over how the Greene County Wildcats would come out of the gate their region opener against Sumrall were answered pretty quickly last Friday as the Cats scored twice in the game’s opening moments on the way to an impressive third straight win. The Cats had been eyeing their…

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Elton Clark makes case for Dist. 2 Supervisor

    Special to the Herald I, Elton L. Clark, would like to be your Supervisor for Greene County Dist. 2. I am a lifetime resident of Greene County, having grown up in the Old Avera community. I graduated from State Line High School in 1982 (GO WARRIORS!), and after graduation I joined the United…

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Sarah James makes formal pitch for Chancery Clerk post

Special to the Herald The citizens of Greene County are my friends, my colleagues, and my family. My husband, Clint James, and I live in the Vernal Community where we attend Vernal Presbyterian Church. Our children, Harper and Piper, both attend Greene County schools. For the last eight years, I have truly enjoyed serving you…

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Ordinance restricts weight limit on McLain’s Shows St.

From Staff Reports Officials in the Town of McLain are enacting an ordinance to restrict the weight limit on Shows Street. The 3-2 vote by the town’s board of aldermen came after officials became concerned for the structural stability of the lift station on the street. Officials said the weight of logs trucks and other…

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Cats explode for 50 points against Gautier

By RUSSELL TURNER Herald Editor It’s amazing what a little success can do to turn things around. The GCHS Wildcats appeared to be on life support when they limped into Quitman two weeks ago, sitting at 0-3 with a host of key players injured and watching from the sidelines. But, the move of senior receiver…

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Allow me a moment to brag about our schools

My predecessor and friend, Mr. Richard Fleming, served a few years ago as the President of the Mississippi Association of School Superintendents (MASS). In his address to the Superintendents across the state he encouraged each person to build upon their strengths in order to achieve more. He gave them all a simple quote that I…

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