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Karen Miller Smith announces bid for re-election as alderman

Special to the Herald To the citizens of The Town of Leakesville, I, Karen Miller Smith, would like to take this opportunity to formally announce my candidacy for re-election of Board of Alderman. First of all, I would like to thank you, the citizens, for allowing me to serve you for the past sixteen years,…

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Thomas Lundy makes formal announcement for alderman

Special to the Herald Hello, my name is Thomas Lundy and I am asking for your vote and support as I seek to represent you on the Board of Aldermen for the Town of Leakesville. I am retired after working from 1970-1999 at Ingalls Shipbuilding as First Class Shipfitter where I was involved in all…

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Mississippi justices toss voter-backed marijuana initiative

By EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS – Associated Press JACKSON (AP) — The Mississippi Supreme Court on Friday overturned a medical marijuana initiative that voters approved last fall. Six justices ruled that the medical marijuana initiative is void because the state’s initiative process is outdated. Three justices dissented. Mississippi voters in November approved Initiative 65, which required…

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Disney World Beta be ready for these Greene County students

By ANNETTE HARVISON Herald Staff Greene County Jr. Beta Club members virtually showed out for this year’s state Beta convention, and many of them are moving on the national convention which will be later this summer in Disney World. Leakesville Junior High School and Sand Hill School Beta Club members all worked hard to prepare…

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Scarborough sets records on way to second state power lifting title

From Staff Reports Greene County High School senior Claire Scarborough claimed her second MHSAA State Championship last Friday, claiming the individual Class 2 (3-4A) and Overall titles in the 123-pound weight class at the state meet at the Mississippi Coliseum in Jackson. Scarborough entered the meet as the overwhelming favorite, but had to fight off…

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