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Christine Holloway announces bid for Leakesville alderman post

Christine Holloway would like to officially announce her candidacy for Alderman in Leakesville. Holloway has consistently been committed to the community and has worked at the Greene County Sheriff’s Office for the past 19 years. She is a dedicated, life-long member of New Providence Baptist Church and is the mother of three wonderful children and…

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Got weeds? Consider what the experts do with their own lawns

By FELDER RUSHING The Gestalt Gardener Got weeds in the lawn? In spite of decades of training and experience, I really can’t help much. Truth is, most garden diagnosticians cringe over common problems for which we know there often isn’t a good solution. When we get together we grill one another on how we handle…

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Beard sentenced to prison for 2017 auto fatality

By PAUL KEANE Special to the Herald A 22-year-old Greene County man was sentenced on Monday to a total of 25 years in prison after taking responsibility for a fatal wreck that claimed the life of a former schoolmate last year. Joseph Talton (Joey) Beard, of Leakesville, was sentenced by Special Appointed Circuit Judge Steve Simpson…

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Cats’ season ends with playoff loss

Last minute play pushes South Pike past GCHS in 4A thriller By RUSSELL TURNER Herald Staff Greene County High School’s storybook football season came to an end Friday night at South Pike. Several turnovers and 115 yards in costly penalties plagued GCHS in the game. But in the end, it was South Pike’s sophomore quarterback…

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Past due rent leads to shooting

From Staff Reports A dispute over past due rent payments on Thursday sent one man to the hospital and his landlord to the Greene County Jail. According to Sheriff Stanley McLeod, Malcolm Mitchell, of 35824 Old Hwy. 57 Leakesville, is accused of shooting Richard Allen Strickland in the leg just after 1:30 August 3. Strickland…

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