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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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Attends football camp

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Zak Morris attended the Southern Elite Top 150 football camp at North Panola High School on July 1. Zak excelled at the camp, receiving recognition as one of the top defensive backs and being selected for the All Combine Team.


Absentee Ballots available

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Absentee voting began June 24, in all counties.  Voters may cast an absentee ballot in Mississippi if they are away from their county of residence on Primary Election Day, temporarily or permanently disabled, over 65, and for a number of other reasons. For more information about registering to vote for the first time in Mississippi or changing




MDEFP newsletter offers list of hunting seasons

By BY STEVE SWOGETINSKY WINSTON COUNTY JOURNAL,

Hunting is a favorite pastime for folks in Winston, Webster and Choctaw counties and it won’t be long until it’s time to head to the woods again.

If you receive the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Park’s monthly newsletter on the internet, you’ll see that the different seasons are listed for the entire state.





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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










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