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  1. Food Stamp Fraud Arrests LatestRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    ... John Briggs. Both have posted bond. Singh owns the Preston Pitstop, and John Briggs owns Brigg's Five Point Store in Scooba. Singh is facing 18 counts of food stamp fraud, and Briggs is facing 25. The two are accused of allowing people to illegally ...

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  2. Two Store Owners Arrested for Food Stamp FraudRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    Gurdial Singh, the owner of Preston Pitstop in Preston, and John Briggs,the owner of Briggs 5-Point in Scooba have been arrested on multiple felony counts of food stamp fraud. "The Preston Pitstop were exchanging it for beer and other items as well cash.

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  3. After 11 years at EMCC, Young stepping downRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 24 | Commercial Dispatch

    ... 2004, EMCC has pushed forward in academics, athletics and infrastructure. He has added facilities to the campuses in Scooba and Mayhew, and added campuses to the West Point-Clay County Center and Lion Hills in Columbus. A student center named in his ...

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  4. Our View: A new era for the TrotterRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 8 | Commercial Dispatch

    ... University Extension Service and served as an adjunct professor of economics at East Mississippi Community College in Scooba. It is our hope as the Trotter enters a new era under new leadership, its value to the community will only increase. The ...

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  5. City taps Anderson as new Trotter directorRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 8 | Commercial Dispatch

    Ward 5 Councilman Kabir Karriem on Wednesday afternoon confirmed that the city council hired Anderson during an executive session Tuesday night. Anderson, a former Navy commander, is the Mississippi State University Extension Service's e-BEAT Region 3 coordinator and an adjunct professor of economics at East Mississippi Community College in Scooba.

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  6. City council suspends two police officersRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 7 | Commercial Dispatch

    ... State University Extension Service as an adjunct professor of economics at East Mississippi Community College in Scooba. McCall is an event services consultant in Columbus who Armstrong said has provided event services for the Fed-Ex Forum in ...

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  7. Kelly remorseful, Freeze 'gathering facts'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2014 | Newms360.com

    ... we'll make a decision," Freeze said. Previous history Kelly, a four-star dual-threat out of high school, landed in Scooba after he was dismissed from Clemson as Tigers coach Dabo Swinney cited "a pattern of behavior not consistent with the values of ...

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  8. Ole Miss signee Kelly faces numerous chargesRead the original story

    Dec 22, 2014 | Commercial Dispatch

    ... eeing with coaches about whether to go for it on fourth down. Kelly enrolled at East Mississippi Community College in Scooba, where he led the school to win the National Junior College Athletic Association title earlier this month.

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  9. On MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2014 | Panolian

    ... charge of arrangements. Meacham, 93, died Wednesday, December 17, at his home. Meacham was born August 15, 1921 in Scooba to the late John Wesley and Lota Cavitt Meacham. He graduated from Kemper County Agricultural High School in 1939 and attended ...

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  10. Rebels land EMCC's KellyRead the original story

    Dec 11, 2014 | Newms360.com

    Three years ago, one of the first players Hugh Freeze signed resided in Scooba and played at East Mississippi Community College. That player was quarterback Bo Wallace, who ended up breaking Freeze is set to lose Wallace later this month after the Chick-Fil-A Peach Bowl, and he needs a replacement.

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  11. Juco football: East Mississippi, Iowa Western took similar then different routes to title tiltRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2014 | The Mississippi Press

    On the field, fellow unbeatens East Mississippi and Iowa Western took similar paths to Sunday's National Championship showdown in the Mississippi Bowl. While the top-ranked Lions practiced all week on their campus in Scooba, Miss., and will depart for the Gulf Coast Friday morning, the Reivers began a four day trek across the midwest and south that began Tuesday and will wind up in Harrison County on Friday.

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  12. Dangerous Railroad Intersection in ScoobaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2014 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    Those were the sentiments of the Mayor of Scooba Allen Beaty about the Kansas City Southern Railway and Highway 16 crossing near downtown Scooba. According to Mississippi Department of Transportation more than 3,000 cars cross this crossing every day and with no crossing guards, city and county leaders identify this intersection as dangerous and a few years ago the dangers were realized.

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  13. EMCC excited about chance to play for another title in MississippiRead the original story

    Dec 4, 2014 | Commercial Dispatch

    ... trek to the coast with several practice stops scheduled on senior college campuses along the way. EMCC will leave its Scooba campus Friday morning. Bowl festivities begin Friday with a team dinner, including keynote speaker Gus Malzahn, the football ...

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  14. Willie Alfred (Honie) Wilson 1961-2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2014 | Fayette Advertiser

    ... favorite Pro Team was Dallas Cowboys. He played Defensive Linebacker both at East Mississippi Community College in Scooba, Mississippi and Central Methodist University in Fayette, MO. In High School he received numerous awards and many trophies. At ...

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  15. Is Ole Miss Interested in Junior College Quarterback Chad Kelly?Read the original story

    Nov 25, 2014 | Red Cup Rebellion

    ... start next season, it seems a logical choice for Ole Miss to, again, pull a highly prolific EMCC quarterback out of Scooba and into Oxford. But Chad Kelly, like any junior college star, is a junior college prospect for a reason. Unlike former ...

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  16. U.S. appeals court denies Pollard appealRead the original story

    Nov 21, 2014 | Commercial Dispatch

    ... prosecutors as orchestrating the plot. Pollard was charged with taking the girl from East Kemper Elementary School in Scooba on April 30, 2013. The child was found unharmed the next day. Pollard appealed her conviction and sentence saying the judge ...

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  17. Woman sentenced in Mississippi school kidnapping plot has appeal rejectedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2014 | The Mississippi Press

    ... prosecutors as orchestrating the plot. Pollard was charged with taking the girl from East Kemper Elementary School in Scooba on April 30, 2013. The child was found unharmed the next day. Pollard appealed her conviction and sentence saying the judge ...

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  18. U.S. Appeals Court Denies Pollard AppealRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    ... prosecutors as orchestrating the plot. Pollard was charged with taking the girl from East Kemper Elementary School in Scooba Apr. 30, 2013. The child was unharmed but was dropped off the next day on a rural road in Lauderdale County. Pollard ...

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  19. EMCC doesn't move up after latest winRead the original story

    Nov 5, 2014 | Commercial Dispatch

    ... 42-21 in the opening round of the Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges state playoffs Saturday in Scooba. EMCC thought the victory would catapult it back to No. 1 one week after it fell from the top spot, but EMCC lost another ...

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  20. Juco football: Tall task awaits Mississippi Gulf Coast in playoff opener SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | The Mississippi Press

    For the second straight season, Mississippi Gulf Coast will travel to Scooba to take on national power East Mississippi in the first round of the state junior college football playoffs. The second-ranked Lions host the fifth-ranked Bulldogs in what is considered the national juco game of the week.

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