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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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Lady Cats whip Purvis setting up shot at second straight region title

From Staff Reports The Greene County Lady Wildcats used a big second period to defeat second-seeded Purvis in the Region 7-4A Tournament Wednesday night in Sumrall. GCHS outscored Purvis 21-4 in the second period to carry a 32-13 lead into the locker room. They were outscored slightly in the second half, but still claimed a…

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Debris removal set to begin in Leakesville, still likely a few weeks away elsewhere in the county

Supervisors mulling over bids from multiple debris contractors By RUSSELL TURNER Herald Editor Officials in Leakesville say residents should soon begin seeing progress on Hurricane Zeta debris removal efforts. Meanwhile, Greene County residents growing weary of seeing storm debris along the county roadways will need to muster a little more patience as county leaders continue to…

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GCHS basketball teams earn key region sweep of Purvis

  By RUSSELL TURNER – Herald Editor The Greene County High School basketball teams improved their positioning in the regular season region standings on Tuesday with a sweep of Purvis. With the wins over the Tornados, the Wildcats and Lady Cats find themselves in the top half of the Region 7-4A standings with several key games remaining in the…

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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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