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Governor Tate Reeves Announces Major Prisoner Transfer from Parchman Unit 29

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JACKSON — Today, Governor Tate Reeves announced a major prisoner transfer from the Mississippi State Penitentiary at Parchman’s infamous Unit 29. He announced that the last inmates from Unit 29’s major housing facilities will be removed through this new agreement—fulfilling the promise from his State of the State Address to close Unit 29.





DARE training held

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18 law enforcement officers from the country qualified to become DARE officers after completing training held at Lake Tiak Okhata during the first part of Januray 2020.

They earned the certifications after two weeks of intensive training, and time putting the assignments to the test at local schools in Winston County.


911 Calls Webster 021920

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Feb. 10

2:35 p.m., dispute, Westwood Park; Eupora PD dispatched.

4:51 p.m., suspicious activity, Hwy. 82; Webster SO, Mississippi Highway Patrol dispatched.

11:11 p.m., domestic, Johnson Road; WSO dispatched.

Feb. 11

7:41 a.m., medical, Hwy. 15; WSO dispatched.



GCS Honor Roll

GCS Honor Roll

First Grade Headmaster Honor Roll

Mason Miller, Mary Grace Madison, MadiAnn Randle, Hank Chapman, Gideon, Morgan.

First Grade Honor Roll

Timber Townsend, Jemma Allen, Clark Cauthen, Steele Chambers, Holden Hollingsworth, Steven Stovall, Ethan Rice. 

Second Grade Headmaster Honor Roll


Recognized Winston 021920

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The Mississippi Senate on Wednesday, February 12, 2020, honored the champion Nanih Waiya High School "Warriors" Football Team and Head Coach James Courtney with Senate Concurrent Resolution 508 for clinching their second consecutive Class 1A state championship with a 28-13 victory over Lumberton High School on December 6, 2019, in Hattiesburg.



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Auditor Arrests Former Director of DHS and Co-Conspirators in Largest Public Embezzlement Case in State History

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JACKSON, Miss. – Special agents from the office of State Auditor Shad White have arrested John Davis, the former Director of the Mississippi Department of Human Services (DHS); former DHS employee Latimer Smith; Dr.







Mississippi Senate Sends Teacher Pay Raise Bill to the House with Unanimous Support

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Jackson, Miss. — The Mississippi Senate unanimously approved and co-authored legislation raising teacher pay by $1,000.  New teachers with a bachelor’s degree and other qualifications would receive a $1,110 increase, raising starting teacher pay in the state to at least $37,000 a year.




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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

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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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