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One suspect in Benndale ATM incident surrenders to police

Two other suspects in the attempted heist remain at large From Staff Reports One of three suspects wanted for their alleged involvement in a attempted ATM theft in Benndale on Sept. 18 has turned himself into authorities. Joe Howard McLeod, 34, of McLain, surrendered to officials in George County this past Saturday. McLeod was the…

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C-store targeted in Mon. break-in

From Staff Reports County law enforcement is looking for an individual(s) who was willing to risk jail time over a few packs of smokes and some beer. County deputies responded to Riverside Quick Stop at 16494 Old Avera Road just before midnight on Monday after the store’s security system detected an intruder. Police say the…

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Cats take down Bulldogs, turn focus to tough region slate

By BRAD CROWE Herald Staff The Greene County Wildcats have been quite the highwaymen as of late, singing to the tune of two straight road wins to wrap up their non-district schedule. This Friday they’ll be on the road again, kicking off district play with another tough challenge awaiting them in Bay St. Louis. The Perry…

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L’ville Subway restaurant targeted in Tues. morning burglary

From Staff Reports Officials with the Greene County Sheriff’s Office are investigating a burglary on Main Street in Leakesville early Tuesday morning. The break-in occurred around 2 a.m. Tuesday at the Subway restaurant next to Dollar General and was discovered by employees reporting to work Tuesday morning. Investigator Adam Kelly, who is heading up the…

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McLain man among suspects sought in George Co. ATM theft

From Staff Reports The George County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a man with ties to McLain as a suspect in an attempted ATM theft Sunday morning in Benndale. George County Sheriff Keith Havard said in a press release on Tuesday that Joe Howard McLeod, 34, is wanted for grand larceny and is considered to…

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Bucks claim 20-0 Homecoming win over Rams

  By BRAD CROWE – Herald Staff The Sand Hill Bucks capped off homecoming festivities on Tuesday evening in style with a 20-0 victory over the McLain Rams. The Bucks’ running game was in full force, building momentum throughout the first half that allowed them to pull away for a big win down the final stretch.…

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By RUSSELL TURNER Herald Editor The Greene County Wildcats made the long trip to Kiln last Friday looking to bounce back from a disappointing second half performance in their opener against George County with a solid showing against 6A Hancock High School. They left the Coast with an even worse taste in their mouths and looking…

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Ballot set for special election to choose Dist. 1 Supervisor

From Staff Reports The ballot for the November Special Election for Dist. 1 Supervisor is set. The qualifying deadline came and went earlier this month with no last minute additions, leaving current-serving supervisor James Radcliff and Dillon McInnis as the lone candidates seeking the post. Both men are Leakesville residents and businessmen. Radcliff has been…

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