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  1. Crime Reports: April 25, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Newms360.com

    The following people were booked into the Lee County-Tupelo Adult Jail in connection with felony charges ending Monday at 11 a.m. a Romeo Sanders, 39, of Columbus, was arrested by the Lee County Sheriff's Office, possession of a stolen firearm. a A Highway 6 Plantersville man left his house for work and found a strange car parked outside his home.

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  2. Voters face Saturday deadline to cast absentee ballotRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Newms360.com

    ... owner, in the June 6 general election. Around the region, the primary races will decide all office holders in Plantersville and Saltillo. Farther south, in Starkville, the Democratic primary race will determine the victor of a three-way race to ...

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  3. Sid Salter: Holland obstinate, profane, compassionate, intelligent and crazy like a foxRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 23 | Newms360.com

    Of all the characters I've come to know in almost four decades of writing about Mississippi politics, none is more memorable than State Rep. Steve Holland, the Democrat from Plantersville. Holland, 61, made public that he has been diagnosed with dementia and plans to retire at the end of his current term.

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  4. Video: Homeschooled Siblings Find Common Footing In Ballroom Dance Classes - WCBIRead the original story

    Friday Apr 21 | HomeSchoolBuzz.com

    Video: Homeschooled Siblings Find Common Footing In Ballroom Dance Classes WCBI TUPELO, MISS. - Every Tuesday afternoon Diane Wood drives her sons and daughters from their Plantersville home, to the Dance Studio of Tupelo where the seven kids put on their dancing shoes.

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  5. TPSD, Lee County expect low teacher turnoverRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 18 | Newms360.com

    ... staff in the district. Generally, Weeks said, schools on the south end of the district - Shannon, Verona and Plantersville schools - see a few more openings than Guntown and Saltillo schools each year. All in all, Weeks said he anticipates those ...

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  6. Major issues remain: Leaders say still productive legislative sessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 2 | Newms360.com

    ... a dangerously low number of Highway Patrol troopers. "The session was all right," said Rep. Steve Holland, D-Plantersville. "Only a few bad things passed. It was terrible about the budget, terrible. "Some folks just can't understand that when you ...

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  7. Session ends, work remainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 30 | Newms360.com

    ... The cuts were caused by sluggish revenue projections. "The session was all right," said Rep. Steve Holland, D-Plantersville. "Only a few bad things passed. It was terrible about the budget, terrible. "Some folks just can't understand that when you ...

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  8. Shannon, Plantersville principals begin monthly reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 29 | Newms360.com

    By Emma Crawford Kent Daily Journal TUPELO - Administrators at Shannon and Plantersville middle schools have begun giving monthly reports to the Lee County Schools Board of Trustees as required by the Mississippi Department of Education. Both schools were labeled "F" by the MDE in 2016 and were required to develop action plans designed to bring those ratings up.

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  9. Tupeloa s a poet laureatea Paul Thorn bringing roots-rock to BicentennialRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 28 | Sunherald.com

    ... A limited number of tickets are available at area Wal-Mart stores. Born in Wisconsin, Thorn still lives in Plantersville, just outside the city limits of Tupelo, which is also the home of Rep. Steve Holland and Holland's wife, Gloria, who is the ...

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  10. Dementia will end this Mississippi politiciana s careerRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2017 | Sunherald.com

    "University of Mississippi Medical Center doctors confirmed last week that I am afflicted with dementia," Holland, D-Plantersville, said. "I now join thousands of Mississippians and Americans facing an uncertain future."

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  11. Rep. Holland vows to soldier on after dementia diagnosisRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2017 | Newms360.com

    Nine-term state Rep. Steve Holland, D-Plantersville, known for his colorful and often blunt oratory, will announce on the Mississippi House floor this morning that he has been diagnosed with dementia. The 61-year-old Tupelo funeral home director already has announced he does not intend to run for re-election in 2019.

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  12. Thou shalt not smuggle: Woman hides drugs in inmate's BibleRead the original story

    Mar 22, 2017 | Commercial Dispatch

    ... substance and was out on bond when she was arrested, he said. Ezell said Stephen Jason Estes, 41, of Plantersville, had been sentenced to 40 years in prison, but with 34 suspended, and was awaiting transfer to a state prison when the Bible was left ...

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  13. Woman accused of using Bible to smuggle meth into Miss. jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2017 | CBS News

    ... of possessing a controlled substance and was out on bond when she was arrested. Stephen Jason Estes, 41, of Plantersville, had been sentenced to 40 years in prison, but with 34 suspended, and was awaiting transfer to a state prison when the Bible ...

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  14. Sheriff: Woman Tried To Smuggle Meth To Inmate In BibleRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2017 | CBS Local

    ... substance and was out on bond when she was arrested, he said. Ezell said Stephen Jason Estes, 41, of Plantersville, had been sentenced to 40 years in prison, but with 34 suspended, and was awaiting transfer to a state prison when the Bible was left ...

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  15. Our Opinion: At-risk schools need full support for improvementRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2017 | Newms360.com

    ... educators to community members - to come to the table and get involved. Those efforts appear to be ongoing at Plantersville and Shannon middle schools, two Lee County schools that have been labeled "at-risk" by the Mississippi Department of ...

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  16. Bible used to smuggle drugs into county jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2017 | Newms360.com

    A Lee County couple learned that the Good Book is not a good place to hide drugs, especially if you are trying to sneak them into a jail. Courtney Ford, 30, of Nettleton, is accused of hiding methamphetamine in the binding of a Holy Bible and dropping it off March 16 for inmate Stephen Jason Estes, 41, of Plantersville.

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  17. Plantersville, Shannon middle schools optimistic about improvementRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2017 | Newms360.com

    Buy at photos.djournal.com Plantersville Middle School seventh-grade math teacher Keletha Dancy works with her students on a project called Mississippi Math Hunt that uses a mix of social studies to help them with X and Y coefficients while learning map coordinates. Plantersville has been deemed an "at-risk" school by the Mississippi Department of Education and has had to implement an action plan to get "back on track."

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  18. Mississippi House to colleges: Fly flag or lose tax breakRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2017 | Powhatan Today

    ... former colleagues and to personally monitor debates. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis) State Rep. Steve Holland, D-Plantersville, argues against a flag amendment that would withhold proposed tax exemptions to public universities that refuse to fly the ...

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  19. House votes to require MSU, USM to fly flag to get tax breakRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2017 | Newms360.com

    ... members of the 122-member chamber. No black member voted for the Shirley amendment. Rep. Steve Holland, D-Plantersville, said he opposes changing the flag, but spoke in opposition to the Shirley amendment. He said the public universities funding has ...

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  20. Races set in Lee County municipal electionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2017 | Newms360.com

    ... contested races for all seven positions, with Thomas Adams throwing his name in the hat for alderman at-large. Plantersville picked up one mayoral candidate and two more for alderman. Current alderman Shelton Shannon is now challenging Gloria ...

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