Area Breaking News

Cats turn attention to Lawrence Co. for 2nd round matchup with Cougars

Greene County overcomes 5 turnovers to defeat Vancleave  By RUSSELL TURNER Herald Editor Despite giving up five uncharacteristic turnovers, the Greene County Wildcats rolled to a 33-20 win over Vancleave on Friday to advance to the second round of the MHSAA 4A State Playoffs. The win was the Wildcats’ eighth in a row and sets up…

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Couple facing multiple charges related to auto theft

From Staff Reports An Alabama man and woman are in jail in Greene County facing multiple charges related to a string of thefts from a local auto body shop’s vehicle storage yard. Terry Wayne Bohannon, 39, of 8650 John Shinn Road, Chunchula, Ala. and Brittney Theresa Pugh, 33, of 8820 Valhalla Drive, Eight Mile, Ala.…

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Death of mother of 5 shocks community

Grand jury likely to decide whether charges are warranted By RUSSELL TURNER Herald Staff A Greene County Grand Jury will likely be asked to decide whether charges will be filed in the shocking death of a Leakesville woman last week. Officers from the Greene County Sheriff’s Office, the District Attorney’s office and the Mississippi Bureau of…

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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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