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Skeletal remains found in Leakesville

Officials say the remains could be those of Leakesville teenager missing nearly two months. From Staff Reports Local and state authorities are on the scene in Leakesville where skeletal remains were found Thursday morning. Greene County Sheriff Stanley McLeod said a search team located the remains in a small pond on private property just off…

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Greene County schools earn highest accountability ratings ever

From Staff Reports Officials are celebrating news released by the Mississippi Department of Education (MDE) today showing that Greene County School District (GCSD) has received its highest-ever rating since the state started issuing accountability grades. According to MDE accountability grades for the 2022-23 school year that were made public Thursday morning, GCSD is rated as…

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Wildcats outgun Perry Central 42-14 to notch first win of season

By STAN CALDWELL Herald Correspondent NEW AUGUSTA – After an unexpectedly poor start to the season, Greene County was looking to vent some frustrations against a neighboring rival. Mission accomplished. The Wildcats played a nearly picture-perfect first half and coasted to a 42-14 victory over Perry Central Friday night at Howard Mixon Field on the…

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