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  1. Video: Watch the incredible moment 'dead' girl, 3, wakes up at her own funeralRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 14 | The Daily Record

    ... thought Brighton Dama Zanthe, 34, had come back to haunt them when he was spotted moving in his coffin. In Lexington, Mississippi, Walter Williams about to be embalmed when he woke up in a bodybag after being declared dead when his pacemaker ...

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  2. Summer smiles as Salvation Army helps send children to campRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 24 | WALA

    Smiles and giggles filled The Salvation Army bus Monday morning as around ten local children were heading off to Salvation Army summer camps at Hidden Lake in Lexington, Mississippi.

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  3. Alleged casino hotel thief arrested by U.S. MarshalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2014 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    One of Mississippi's most wanted is behind bars after she was arrested in Lexington, MS, on Monday.

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  4. Corrections Warden killedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2014 | WAPT-TV Jackson

    ... SHOW VIDEO OF OUTSIDE OF HOUSE. THE SHOOTING HAPPENED DURING A FAMILY GATHERING ON QUEENIE M. JOHNSON ROAD IN LEXINGTON. FAMILY MEMBERS SAY WILLIAMS SHOT HIS AUNT -- RIGHT OUTSIDE THE HOME. THE SISTER OF 58 YEAR OLD PARCHMAN WARDEN FAYE NOEL SAYS ...

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  5. Sheriff says he wants pit bulls banned in Holmes CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2014 | WLBT-TV Jackson

    ... from other departments and going to look at their policies," Sheriff March explained. There are ordinances in Lexington and Durant but there is no county wide ban and Sheriff March says that's needed. "A Pit Bull is a different dog to me," said ...

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  6. Pitbull debateRead the original story

    Apr 17, 2014 | WAPT-TV Jackson

    ... PROBLEM WHICH IS WHY THEY WANT TO BAN IT, BUT IT DOESN'T END THE FIGHTING. PIT BULLS ARE BANNED IN BOTH DURANT AND LEXINGTON. LIVE IN THE NEWSROOM JENNIFER ORTEGA, 16 WAPT NEWS. JENNIFER THANK YOU.

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  7. Walter Williams, the man who "woke up in a body bag," has diedRead the original story

    Apr 4, 2014 | WLBT-TV Jackson

    ... home; today we've received confirmation that 78-year-old Walter Williams has died. Mr. Williams, who lived in Lexington, was pronounced dead on the morning of February 26. The coroner could reportedly not find a pulse. His daughter Gracie said, "He ...

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  8. Man Wakes Up in Body BagRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2014 | NBC Connecticut

    ... after he was pronounced dead. Walter Williams was deemed dead the evening of Wednesday, Feb. 26, and taken to a Lexington, Miss., funeral home to be embalmed. "I asked the coroner what happened, and the only thing he could say is that it's a ...

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  9. Holmes Co. sheriff to seek ban on pit bullsRead the original story

    Apr 3, 2014 | Commercial Dispatch

    ... llie March is seeking an order from a judge to have the dogs euthanized. Pit bulls have been banned in the town of Lexington, but no ban is in effect in the county where the attack took place.

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  10. Around Mississippi: Holmes County sheriff wants pit bull ban after toddler killed in attackRead the original story

    Apr 3, 2014 | The Mississippi Press

    ... the Capitol will also be lighted from 7 p.m. on April 3 until 12 a.m. on April 4. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis) In Lexington, the Holmes County sheriff wants to ban pit bulls days after a family's dogs killed a 3-year-old boy. Two dogs were taken by ... 1 comment

  11. Holmes Co. sheriff seeks to ban pit bulls after fatal maulingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2014 | WAPT-TV Jackson

    ... we have a 3-year-old kid that was killed that should have been killed." Pit bulls have been banned in the town of Lexington, but no ban is in effect in the county where the attack took place. Because of that, March said he will propose to county ...

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  12. 2 pit bulls kill 3-year-oldRead the original story

    Apr 1, 2014 | The Clarion-Ledger

    ... s were taken away by animal control officers. Thornton is about 10 miles southwest of Tchula and 16 miles west of Lexington, the county seat.

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  13. 2 dogs kill Holmes County 3-year-oldRead the original story

    Apr 1, 2014 | Hattiesburg American

    LEXINGTON -- Holmes County deputies are investigating the death of a 3-year-old boy who was reportedly attacked by two pit bulls at his home in the Thornton community.

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  14. Sheriff: Pit bull kills 3-year-old boy in Holmes CountyRead the original story

    Mar 31, 2014 | The Clarion-Ledger

    ... and attacked the boy about 4:30 p.m. Monday. Thornton is about 10 miles southwest of Tchula and 16 miles west of Lexington, the county seat.

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  15. Walter Williams, the man who "woke up in a body bag," has diedRead the original story

    Mar 27, 2014 | WLBT-TV Jackson

    ... home; today we've received confirmation that 78-year-old Walter Williams has died. Mr. Williams, who lived in Lexington, was pronounced dead on the morning of February 26. The coroner could reportedly not find a pulse. His daughter Gracie said, "He ...

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  16. Man Wakes Up in Body BagRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2014 | NBC Connecticut

    ... after he was pronounced dead. Walter Williams was deemed dead the evening of Wednesday, Feb. 26, and taken to a Lexington, Miss., funeral home to be embalmed. "I asked the coroner what happened, and the only thing he could say is that it's a ...

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  17. Man found alive in body bag returns homeRead the original story

    May 1, 2010 | WLBT-TV Jackson

    ... Williams, who has a history of congestive heart failure, was pronounced dead last Wednesday in his home in Lexington. Williams was later found to be "alive" at the morgue inside a body bag. UMMC officials say it's possible that Mr. Williams also ...

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  18. Walter Williams, the man who "woke up in a body bag," has diedRead the original story

    May 1, 2010 | WLBT-TV Jackson

    ... home; today we've received confirmation that 78-year-old Walter Williams has died. Mr. Williams, who lived in Lexington, was pronounced dead on the morning of February 26. The coroner could reportedly not find a pulse. His daughter Gracie said, "He ...

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  19. Man Wakes Up in Body BagRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2014 | NBC Chicago

    ... after he was pronounced dead. Walter Williams was deemed dead the evening of Wednesday, Feb. 26, and taken to a Lexington, Miss., funeral home to be embalmed. "I asked the coroner what happened, and the only thing he could say is that it's a ...

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  20. Man found alive in body bag returns homeRead the original story

    Feb 17, 2014 | WLBT-TV Jackson

    ... Williams, who has a history of congestive heart failure, was pronounced dead last Wednesday in his home in Lexington. Williams was later found to be "alive" at the morgue inside a body bag. UMMC officials say it's possible that Mr. Williams also ...

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