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Clarke County Newswire

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  1. Remaining issues to be argued today as Athens cop-killer case heads to trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Athens Banner-Herald

    Admitted Athens cop-killer Jamie Hood and prosecutors are to be in Clarke County Superior Court today to argue outstanding issues related to Hood's death penalty trial that is to begin next week. Specifically, Judge H. Patrick Haggard scheduled the hearing to hear arguments pertaining to Hood's motion to limit victim impact statements to be used in the penalty phase of the death-penalty case.

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  2. Funeral Procession for Fallen Officer to Travel Through East MississippiRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    The funeral procession for officer Liquori Tate will travel northbound along Interstate 59 and Highway 45 Saturday afternoon. The Clarke County Sheriff's Department will be blocking the exits in their county to limit the amount of traffic on the interstate.

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  3. Danger on the Rails: What hazards are rolling through South Mississippi?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    ... of population, lot of houses, you have tons of ignition sources. You could have a lot of problems there," said Clarke County Emergency Management Director Eddie Ivy. Jackson County's Director of Emergency Services Earl Etheridge has worked close to ...

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  4. Teen points gun in robberyRead the original story

    Friday May 8 | Athens Banner-Herald

    A 14-year-old Athens boy was arrested Wednesday after allegedly robbing a belt from another boy at gunpoint, according to an Athens-Clarke County police report. The victim had arranged to meet with the suspect to sell him the belt for $50, but after trying on the belt, he suspect began to walk away, according to the report.

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  5. Deadline for mobile home tax payments is FridayRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 28 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Tax payments for non-homesteaded mobile homes in Athens-Clarke County for 2015 are due on or before Friday, according to an announcement this week from Clarke County Tax Commissioner Mitch Schrader. Tax bills for mobile homes were mailed on Feb. 9. Taxpayers who did not receive a bill for each mobile home they own should contact the Clarke County tax commissioner's office at 613-3120.

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  6. First responders train for disaster situations in BiloxiRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    ... of the attendees have more than two decades of experience in dealing with emergency situations. According to Clarke County Emergency Management Director Eddie Ivy, "It helps us as emergency responders and emergency managers to have a better handle ...

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  7. Deadline for mobile home tax payments is FridayRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 28 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Tax payments for non-homesteaded mobile homes in Athens-Clarke County for 2015 are due on or before Friday, according to an announcement this week from Clarke County Tax Commissioner Mitch Schrader. Tax bills for mobile homes were mailed on Feb. 9. Taxpayers who did not receive a bill for each mobile home they own should contact the Clarke County tax commissioner's office at 613-3120.

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  8. Utility Worker Protection Bill Becomes Law July 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    ... list of a protected class. The bill was sparked by a 2012 murder of EMEPA utility worker, Nathan Baker, in Clarke County. The lineman went to turn off the power at a family's home and ended up being shot to death. There's a lot of training needed ...

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  9. Burglary Suspect Captured in Clarke CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    Chief Deputy Barry White with the Clarke County Sheriff's Department says Frederick Pacley was taken into custody around 7:30 Wednesday evening in Quitman. White says information from the public led to his arrest.

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  10. Thieves Steal Car Parts While You SleepRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    ... is right in the middle of it." Caldwell is one of around two dozen across Meridian, Lauderdale County and Clarke County who have made the same startling discovery within the past few months. Stolen catalytic converters has become a growing problem ...

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  11. Clarke County Investigators Searching for Man Wanted on Multiple BurglariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2015 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    Investigators say Frederick Pacley is wanted for at least five burglaries that have happened in the southern part of the county in recent days. They say he ran away from Waynesboro police Monday after they tried to arrest him.

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  12. Iowa Supreme Court favors landowners in CCRC reservoir projectRead the original story

    Apr 13, 2015 | Http

    The highest court in the state of Iowa has issued their verdict in the case of the Clarke County Reservoir Commission's reservoir project.

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  13. Suspect in Shubuta Holdup in CustodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2015 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    The Clarke County Sheriff's Department had conducted a search for 25-year-old Dejuan Ealie after the incident Wednesday morning.

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  14. Shubuta Store RobbedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2015 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    The suspect was identified as Dejuan Ealie. A photo was provided by the Clarke County Sheriff's Department.

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  15. Staying AlertRead the original story

    Mar 25, 2015 | Http

    There's another way to stay up to the minute on breaking news - Alert Iowa - and it's being used by Clarke County Emergency Management.

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  16. National Library WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2015 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    National Library Week is right around the corner, and the East Mississippi Regional Library System is making preparations to make it an eventful week of giving back to their patrons and showing the importance that libraries bring to their communities. "We really want to say to our patrons, thank you for using the library.

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  17. Via Dolorosa Walk Spreads Message of ChristianityRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2015 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    In honor of this Easter weekend a group from Clarke County made a trek across the area to spread the message of Jesus' love. It's an annual event called the Via Dolorosa walk put on locally by the Faith Assembly of God.

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  18. Teens allegedly caught with pellet gun at Athens schoolRead the original story

    Mar 20, 2015 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Athens-Clarke County police charged the students, both 13, with possession of a weapon on school grounds, according to a police report.

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  19. Remembering and Honoring Enterprise Police Chief Randy BoykinRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2015 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    ... Enterprise Police Department to be something and he worked toward that the whole time he was here," explained Clarke County Sheriff Todd Kemp. Members from various police agencies were on hand to help honor their fellow service member along with ...

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  20. Two Clarke County Teens Charged with ManslaughterRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    Clarke County officials have charged two teenagers after a shooting death in the southern part of the county Sunday night. The shooting happened during a domestic disturbance about 7 p.m. at a home just off of Highway 145, north of Shubuta.

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