Area News

Naked Ladies in the fall garden

I have more naked ladies dancing through my garden than I know what to do with. Of course I’m referring to the blood red flowers that’ve been popping up on knee-high leafless stems since Autumn’s first good rain. I know most of you call them “spider” lilies because the curved-back petals and long protruding stamen…

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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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Ordinance restricts weight limit on McLain’s Shows St.

From Staff Reports Officials in the Town of McLain are enacting an ordinance to restrict the weight limit on Shows Street. The 3-2 vote by the town’s board of aldermen came after officials became concerned for the structural stability of the lift station on the street. Officials said the weight of logs trucks and other…

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Police say boy, 14, burned home to ground and threatened school

Family members were inside home when blaze was set By RUSSELL TURNER Herald Editor A 14-year-old Greene County boy is in custody after being accused of setting his home ablaze last weekend while members of his family were inside asleep and for also making threats of violence against his school. The juvenile, who is from the…

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Continuing to grow … county school district earns ‘B’ rating and best-ever accountability score

LES earns ‘A’ rating, GCHS ranks 11th among all high schools in state By RUSSELL TURNER Herald Editor The Greene County School District has earned its highest-ever accountability score and is in the top third of all Mississippi public school districts in terms of student performance. Unofficial results from the Mississippi School and District Grading System…

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Some CBD vapes contain street drug instead of the real thing

By HOLBROOK MOHR – Associated Press Jay Jenkins says he hesitated when a buddy suggested they vape CBD. “It’ll relax you,” the friend assured. The vapor that Jenkins inhaled didn’t relax him. After two puffs, he ended up in a coma. That’s because what he was vaping didn’t have any CBD, the suddenly popular compound extracted…

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