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Ernest D. Oswalt

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Ernest D. Oswalt passed away Saturday, April 4, 2020, at his residence, in Ackerman, MS.  He was 74 years old.  Mr. Oswalt was born in Choctaw County, MS, December 30, 1945, to Eubruh and Ida Mae(Sanders) Oswalt.  He was retired from MSU and worked part-time as a truck driver for Choctaw County.


Margie Irene Coleman

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Margie Irene Coleman passed away Wednesday, March 25, 2020, at Choctaw County Nursing Center, in Ackerman, MS.  She was 92 years old.  Miss Coleman was born September 19, 1927, in Choctaw County, MS, to John Henson and Clara Estelle(Rook) Coleman. Miss Coleman was a retired retired plant employee and homemaker.


Jail docket Choctaw 040820

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The Choctaw County Sheriff's Department filed 8 IO's & 7 MI's this week

3/31/20   Savana Thomas    b/f   4/24/00    CSO   disorderly conduct & failure to comply

3/31/20    Dwight Holman    b/m   2/9/87     APD   domestic violence, disturbing the peace & malicious mischief


Mr. Warren Dale Orr

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Mr. Warren Dale Orr, 86, died April 1, 2020 at his residence in Eupora. A Private Immediate Family Only, Funeral and Graveside service was held 2:00PM Monday April 6, 2020 at Greensboro Cemetery in Webster County, MS. Bro Don Parish officiated. Dale was a member of Tomnolen Baptist Church, a U. S.


Maloy Hubbard Gary

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Mrs. Maloy Hubbard Gary, 94, died March 28, 2020 at Brooklyn Hall Personal Care Home in Mathiston, MS. A Private Immediate Family Only Graveside Service was held 4:00PM Monday March 30, 2020 at Webster Memorial Garden Cemetery in Webster County. Bro. Chris Ray officiated.






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Mississippi State Medical Association and Mississippi State Department of Health Urge Mississippians to Stay Home Until COVID-19 Results are Received

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JACKSON, Miss. – The Mississippi State Medical Association (MSMA) and Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) are advising Mississippians who have been tested for COVID-19 to self-quarantine until they receive test results.



City of Louisville declares a State of Emergency; Noxapater notifies of plans

By BY MIKE ROBERTSON WINSTON COUNTY JOURNAL,

In a regularly scheduled meeting held on Tuesday, March 17, the Louisville Board of Aldermen officially declared a state of emergency to aid in dealing the COVID-19 pandemic.

Mayor Will Hill presented Emergency Declarations put forth by President Donald Trump and Mississippi Governor Tate Reeves.



Mississippi State Medical Association and Mississippi State Department of Health Urge Physicians Delay Elective Surgery During COVID-19 Pandemic

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JACKSON, Miss. – The Mississippi State Medical Association (MSMA) strongly supports the Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) recommendation for all physicians and providers to delay all elective surgery and invasive procedures during the COVID-19 pandemic.





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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.



Presley Touts Increase in Utility Contracts through Hire Mississippi Program

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Jackson, Mississippi (July 17, 2019) – Public Service Commissioner Brandon Presley announced today that in the first year of implementation of the PSC’s Hire Mississippi Rule, in-state utility construction contract to Mississippi-based companies has risen by 12.6 percent, representing millions spent with Mississippi-based businesses.


Eleven Mississippi Educators Join New Class of Principal Corps K-12 leadership program fast-tracks teachers into leadership roles

By BY ANDREW M. ABERNATHY,

OXFORD, Miss. – Eleven Mississippi educators make up the 11th cohort of the Principal Corps, a highly competitive and intensive K-12 educational leadership program offered by the University of Mississippi.







Temporary Road Closure on Natchez Trace Parkway: Fallen Trees from Storm at Milepost 114 to 123

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Tupelo, MS: The Natchez Trace Parkway is closed from milepost 114 to milepost 123, due to fallen trees from last night’s storms. The roadway will reopen when it is clear and safe for travel. Information about when the road is open will be posted on our Facebook page and our website.


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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 State Medical Association and Mississippi State Department of Health Urge Mississippians to Stay Home Until COVID-19 Results are Received

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JACKSON, Miss. – The Mississippi State Medical Association (MSMA) and Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) are advising Mississippians who have been tested for COVID-19 to self-quarantine until they receive test results.



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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