Area News

Town of L’ville issues new ordinances and amendments covering a variety of topics

By Annette Harvison Herald Staff Officials with the Town of Leakesville have introduced two new town ordinances and amendments to two existing town ordinances that address issues ranging from historic buildings to residential driveways in the county seat. An amendment has been added to Ordinance 103, concerning historic buildings and structures. The amendment states that…

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Local man sentenced to federal prison on meth charges

Bradley has long history of run-ins with law enforcement From Staff Reports A local man will spend the next nine years in a federal penitentiary for trafficking drugs. Mack Allen Bradley, 49, was sentenced last week by U.S. District Judge Halil Sul Ozerden to 108 months in federal prison, followed by five years of supervised…

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Walley hears the magical words on “American Idol”

You’re going to Hollywood … Musical State Line native earns ‘Golden Ticket’ on popular TV talent search By Annette Harvison Herald Staff Diamond Walley may not be a name in which a lot of Greene County residents are familiar. However, if the State Line native has his way, it could be a household name well…

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West seeks Justice Court Judge seat

Special to the Herald Pleasant Hill resident Vince West has announced his candidacy for Justice Court Judge, Post Two. West is a lifelong resident of Greene County and has worked with the county for many years. He has experience with the local government and says he will work hard to serve fair justice and strive…

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William Gammill makes announcement for Dist. 5 Supervisor

Special to the Herald As a qualified Republican candidate, William Gammill of the Leaf community, is seeking the support of the District 5 residents in helping to make Greene County great again. A formal announcement will come at later date.       Paid political announcement by William Gammill – Candidate

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Maxie to make bid for Dist. 3 Supervisor

Special to the Herald Scott Maxie , of Sand Hill, has announced that he is seeking the office of Supervisor – Dist. Three. Scott has qualified and is running on the Republican ticket in the race. He will have a formal announcement to follow at a later date.     Paid political announcement by Scott Maxie…

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Wanted convict nabbed in Greene Co. after chase – wife arrested too

Man wanted by George Co. and MDOC arrested locally after wrecking stolen truck From Staff Reports A Jackson County man wanted by the Mississippi Department of Corrections and officials in George County was captured in Greene County Monday after a day on the run from authorities. Levi Kade Nelson, 31, of Tearose Lane, Moss Point,…

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Man shot multiple times at McLain convenience store in apparent murder/suicide

From Staff Reports The McLain Police Department and the Mississippi Bureau of Investigations are saying a shooting incident that left two dead in McLain last week was an apparent murder-suicide. The incident started at McLain Express convenience store during the mid-morning hours last Thursday. McLain Police Chief Donald Crager said he received a call from 911…

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