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Man charged with DUI after truck slams into local church

From Staff Reports An early morning accident on Thanksgiving day left a Leakesville man in jail and crumpled the brick wall of a local church. The crash, which happened just before 2 a.m. Thanksgiving morning, could have been much worse, but thankfully the driver was not seriously injured and the sanctuary that sustained the damage…

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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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GENERAL ELECTION RESULTS

Incumbents hold on, while Republicans claim open seats From Staff Reports Nearly 45 percent of Greene County’s registered voters chose not to participate in Tuesday’s General Election, leaving the choice of who will represent them in their county and state government up to someone else. Unofficial results show just 55.3 percent of the county’s 7,451…

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State’s top court rules in favor of Leakesville annexation

From Staff Reports Barring the unexpected, the Town of Leakesville will soon start relocating its town limit signs. The Mississippi Supreme Court handed over its long-awaited decision last week on the matter of the Town of Leakesville’s annexation plan. By unanimous vote, the state’s high court affirmed the lower court findings that it is beneficial…

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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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