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Jail docket Choctaw 040120

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The Choctaw County Sheriff's Department filed 38 MI's & 14 IO's 

3/20/20   James Stacy Fondren   w/m    9/8/69    CSO   assault of LEO

3/20/20   James Stacy Fondren   w/m    9/8/69   MBN   murder

3/21/20   Purnell Carter         b/m       3/17/00   CSO   attempted burglary


Jail Docket Choctaw 032520

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The Choctaw County Sheriff's Department filed 17 IO's & 19 MI's this week

3/13/20  Christal Power     w/f    4/14/90    CSO    bench warrant/willful trespassing, & bench warrant/disturbing the peace

3/13/20   Dennis Gladney Jr.    b/m    9/4/90    APD   simple assault



Mississippi State Hospital, Hudspeth Center honor Jackson

By FROM PRESS REPORTS,

WHITFIELD– Supporters of Mississippi State Hospital and Hudspeth Regional Center recently hosted an appreciation luncheon for the state’s legislators at Galloway United Methodist Church in Jackson.

Sen. Gary Jackson, District 15, Choctaw, Montgomery, Oktibbeha and Webster Counties, was one of the attendees.




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Upgrading lines

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The Eupora crew of Natchez Trace Electric Power Association upgrades lines in the Grady area. The upgraded lines will provide an alternate feed to the wells that supply the city of Eupora.



ECCC Men’s Basketball hosting Individual Player Camp June 23-25

By FROM PRESS REPORTS,

The East Central Community College men’s basketball program is hosting a summer camp for individual players entering 8th through 12th grades June 23-25 in Brackeen-Wood Gym on the campus in Decatur.

The cost of the three-day, two-night camp is $160 for campers who stay overnight in an ECCC residence hall and $130 for commuters.



Athletic Haynes may ad safety to his wide receiver role for LHS

By BY ROBBIE ROBERTSON WINSTON COUNTY JOURNAL,

Louisville’s David Haynes is going to play college football. The question is just what position Haynes will play.

Haynes enters his senior year at Louisville after a big summer where he has emerged as one of the Wildcats top playmakers, making him the latest addition’s to the Winston County Journal’s Eleven To Watch for 2019.


Friends of the Library

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John Floyd, mystery short story writer from Brandon, was the guest speaker for the September meeting for Friends of Webster Library on Sept. 9. It was an enjoyable meeting as the attendees listened to Floyd explain his experiences during the writing process for his stories. He gave pointers to anyone thinking about writing.


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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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