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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

By SUBMITTED,

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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Check It Out

Check It Out At The Winston County Library!

NOVEMBER 2019

The following FICTION books are now available for checkout at the library:

John Sanford – Bloody Genius

Lee Child – Blue Moon

Nelson DeMille – The Deserter

Jude Deveraux – Met His atch

Michael Connelly – The Night Fire



East Webster wins ‘instant classic’ over Pelahatchie

By BY ROBBIE ROBERTSON WEBSTER PROGRESS TIMES,

Friday night’s MHSAA Class 2A State Playoff game between East Webster and Pelahatchie was a tale of two halves.

But just when it looked like Pelahatchie was going pull off a comeback win, East Webster stormed back and scored twice in 52 seconds to take a 36-35 win over homestanding Pelahatchie on Friday night.


Tigers ready to face tough Biggersville team on road

By BY AUSTIN BISHOP WINSTON COUNTY JOURNAL,

Noxapater High School head football coach Casey Orr was certainly pleased his Tigers were able to cruise by visiting Myrtle 43-0 in the first round of the MHSAA Class 1A State Football Playoffs on Friday night, but he also quickly acknowledged that his team still has a little work to do if it wants to advance deeper into the playoffs.



College Notebook: Soul Bowl is Saturday afternoon

By FROM COMBINED REPORTS,

Alcorn State (7-3) and Jackson State (4-7) meet in the “Soul Bowl” Saturday afternoon at Mississippi Veterans Memorial Stadium. Alcorn won a last second thriller over Alabama State 34-18 to wrap up its sixth straight Western Division SWAC title. Jackson State dropped a 40-34 home decision to Southern (La.) University on Saturday.


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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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Bagging the Big Bucks Mississippi Lottery's First Big Winner

By SUBMITTED,

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

By SUBMITTED,

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










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