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Miss. Delegation Requests Federal Disaster Declaration for October Storm Damage

WASHINGTON – The Mississippi congressional delegation, which includes U.S. Senators Roger Wicker, R-Miss., and Cindy Hyde-Smith, R-Miss., and U.S. Representatives Bennie Thompson, D-Miss., Steven Palazzo, R-Miss., Trent Kelly, R-Miss., and Michael Guest, R-Miss., today sent a letter to President Donald J.



TRAFFIC ADVISORY: State Route 407 closure in Montgomery County

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WHO:          The Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT).  

WHAT:        Temporary highway closure.

WHEN:        Beginning Thursday, December 12, at approximately 8am, until Friday, December 13, at approximately 5pm.

WHERE:     State Route 407 at the Grenada Railroad crossing in Winona in Montgomery County.






Jail Docket Choctaw 120419

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The Choctaw County Sheriff's Department filed 18 MI's & 11 IO's last week

11/25/19    Jason Lee      w/m     7/4/69      CSO    felony motor vehicle taking

11/26/19    Kent Turner    b/m     10/11/52     CSO    trespassing, dog stealing & injuring an animal



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Bagging the Big Bucks Mississippi Lottery's First Big Winner

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JACKSON, MISS. – David Bond, 65, of Wiggins woke up Monday prepared to start his Thanksgiving week like any other. He was going deer hunting.

“I wasn’t going to go hunting at first,” he said. “I went to town for supplies at the Jr Food Mart in Wiggins and bought five tickets, all Triple 7s. Then, I went hunting.”




MISSISSIPPI HIGHWAY SAFETY PATROL ACTIVATES NEW CRASH REPORTING SYSTEM

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JACKSON, MS – in efforts to continue providing up-to-date crash reporting and compliance with national reporting standards, the Mississippi Highway Safety Patrol recently launched a new crash reporting system called eCrash, which is an electronic crash form and transmission system developed in conjunction with the Center for Advanced Public Saf



MSU to build innovative $3 million Northern Gulf Aquatic Food Research Center on Mississippi Coast

STARKVILLE, Miss.—Mississippi State is announcing plans to build the Northern Gulf Aquatic Food Research Center—a $3 million facility funded through the state’s RESTORE Act and the first of its kind on the coast providing seafood industry safety testing and quality assurance.



Chevron, Mississippi State University team up to support diversity initiatives in STEM education

STARKVILLE, Miss.—Chevron and Mississippi State University’s Bagley College of Engineering have partnered in a new educational program designed to help increase the number of minority and female students who pursue Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (S.T.E.M.) educational opportunities.




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Bagging the Big Bucks Mississippi Lottery's First Big Winner

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JACKSON, MISS. – David Bond, 65, of Wiggins woke up Monday prepared to start his Thanksgiving week like any other. He was going deer hunting.

“I wasn’t going to go hunting at first,” he said. “I went to town for supplies at the Jr Food Mart in Wiggins and bought five tickets, all Triple 7s. Then, I went hunting.”


Eupora Man Sentenced to Prison for Possessing and Discharging a Weapon at Eupora High School

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OXFORD – A Eupora man has been sentenced to nearly six years in federal prison for his

illegal possession and discharge of a weapon on the campus of Eupora High School in March of

2018. Nathaniel Cole Breazeale, 20, was sentenced Monday afternoon by Chief U.S. District





Rotary Program

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The Louisville Rotary Club speaker for July 17 was Officer Sean Holdiness, the newly appointed Chief of Police in Louisville. He gave a very interesting program on service. Holdiness spoke on military service, law enforcement service, service in the church and ways each person can use their talents to serve a community and others.





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More Than $312,000 in Tax-Forfeited Revenue Released to 38 Counties

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Jackson, Miss.—The Secretary of State’s Office is releasing $312,656.74 to 38 counties across the State, and cities and schools within those counties, representing proceeds from recent tax-forfeited property sales.  

 

Counties receiving more than $5,000 include:

·         Bolivar—$6,568.11;





Choctaw County Soil and Water Conservation District has scholarships available

By FROM PRESS REPORTS,

Choctaw County Soil and Water Conservation District, a member of the Mississippi Association of Conservation Districts (MACD), announces its annual call for applications for four scholarships to be awarded in January 2020.  First place: $5,000.  Second place: $4,000.  Third place: $3,000.  Fourth place: $2,000.   These scholarship awards are op




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