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Hancock County Newswire

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  1. Twist' and shout in Bay St. LouisRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 15 | Sea Coast Echo

    WGNO News With a Twist hosts Tamica Lee and LeBron Joseph broadcast live from the historic L&N Depot in Bay St. Louis. The WGNO Live "News With a Twist" crew made its fourth annual trek to the historic L&N Depot in Bay St. Louis on Wednesday to promote the Bay and the rest of Hancock County to its New Orleans-area viewers.

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  2. Governor appoints Tom Koger to HCPHCRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 15 | Sea Coast Echo

    Tom Koger has been appointed by Gov. Phil Bryant to the Hancock County Port and Harbor Commission. He is a resident of Diamondhead and has lived in Hancock County for more than 50 years.

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  3. 1,300,000 Shares in Full House Resorts, Inc. (FLL) Acquired by Park West Asset Management LLCRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 15 | Daily Political

    ... facilities in the United States. The company owns and operates the Silver Slipper Casino and Hotel in Hancock County, Mississippi, which has approximately 37,000 square feet of gaming space, a surface parking lot, approximately 800-space parking ...

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  4. This Stennis worker was 'dying' to see his kids. So he stole from the government.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 15 | Sunherald.com

    ... working for about a year as a contract specialist at the U.S. Geological Survey at Stennis Space Center in Hancock County. The divorced father was tapped out financially, so he used his work travel card to visit his four children in Savannah, ...

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  5. When a mom found a sex toy, she feared for her daughter. It was even worse than that.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 14 | Sunherald.com

    Alex Jackie Pearson, 67, is accused of sexually abusing a girl under the age of 12 over a period of about a year. Hancock County sheriff's investigators arrested Pearson on Oct. 13, 2016, after investigating a mother's claim that she had found a sex toy and believed it had been used to violate her daughter.

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  6. Franklin Resources Inc. Has $5.96 Million Stake in Full House Resorts, Inc.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 13 | Daily Political

    ... facilities in the United States. The company owns and operates the Silver Slipper Casino and Hotel in Hancock County, Mississippi, which has approximately 37,000 square feet of gaming space, a surface parking lot, approximately 800-space parking ...

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  7. Heavy rain, thunderstorms are forecast through the Father's Day weekend on the CoastRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 13 | Sunherald.com

    ... The report shows South Mississippi can expect 1 to 2 inches of rain and possibly 3 to 4 inches in some areas, Hancock County Emergency Management Director Brian T. Adam said. Our journalism takes a lot of time, effort, and hard work to produce. If ...

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  8. Ex-MS Fire District Employee Embezzled $68KRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 12 | FireHouse.com

    June 12 -- A Kiln woman had worked for the Diamondhead Fire Protection District for 18 years when she was accused of embezzling about $27,600. Hancock County sheriff's detectives found evidence of more missing money - about $42,000 - before they took the case to a grand jury, Detective Lynn Jones said.

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  9. Kiln woman arrested again in DH Fire District embezzlement caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 12 | Sea Coast Echo

    Hancock County sheriff's detectives on Monday arrested a former Diamondhead Fire Protection District employee on four additional counts of embezzlement from the district. Sandra Zitterkopf, 57, was initially accused of embezzling more than $27,000 from the fire protection district, but officials now say they believe she embezzled closer to $69,000 over the course of a year.

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  10. Hancock, Bay-Wave schools score high in 3rd grade reading assessment resultsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 12 | Sea Coast Echo

    Last week, the Mississippi Department of Education released the school-and-district level passing rates for the first administration of the 3rd grade Reading Assessment. After the initial test, Hancock County School District had a pass rate of 95 percent.

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  11. BWSD talks public use of tennis courts and EECRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 12 | Sea Coast Echo

    ... pad system and the possibility of installing cameras at the courts. In a separate matter, the board met with Hancock County Human Resources Agency Executive Director Lora Mederos to discuss the Early Education Center. At its last meeting, the school ...

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  12. $27K went missing from Coast fire department. But it was way more than that, cops sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 12 | Sunherald.com

    A Kiln woman had worked for the Diamondhead Fire Protection District for 18 years when she was accused of embezzling about $27,600. Hancock County sheriff's detectives found evidence of more missing money - about $42,000 - before they took the case to a grand jury, Detective Lynn Jones said.

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  13. Mayor Mike Favre sent the emails to the Sun Herald in response to a public records request.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 12 | Sunherald.com

    ... Anderson from the HPC. Councilmen Doug Seal and Jeffery Reed voted against that motion. Lana Noonan of the Hancock County Alliance for Good Government, in a blog post on Slabbed and a letter to the Sun Herald, question whether that executive session ...

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  14. More than $65k embezzled from Diamondhead Fire Protection, reports sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 11 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    The indictment was handed down by a Hancock County grand jury after Kiln resident Sandra Zitterkopf was arrested on Monday after turning herself in to law enforcement. Zitterkopf was an employee of the Diamondhead Fire Protection District until November 2016, when she was fired after auditors found evidence of a misappropriation of funds.

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  15. Twanna Washington puts together a slideshow for her son's funeralRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 11 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... about is basically adopting the park and making it a safe haven for the kids," said Gregory Barabino, the Hancock County NAACP President. By tackling the issue together and immediately, they're trying to save even more families from dealing with ...

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  16. Authorites probe break-in at DH youth football facilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 11 | Sea Coast Echo

    Officers of the Diamondhead Police Department and the Hancock County Sheriff's Office are looking for whomever broke into the Diamondhead Spartans Youth Football and Cheer facility over the weekend. "Hey parents, if you haven't heard, unfortunately some people thought it would be nice to break into the facilities at the football field and steal everything out of concessions," Spartan officials posted on their Facebook page on Sunday, "so if y'all could please keep an ear open, maybe we can find out who did this."

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  17. Victim in Bay St. Louis park shooting leaves behind a wife and sonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 10 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    D'Ante Washington leaves behind a wife and his 19-month-old son, as well as two little brothers, his mother and grandmother. Hancock County's coroner confirms D'Ante Washington died from wounds suffered in the June 6 shooting at Martin Luther King, Jr Park in Bay St. Louis.

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  18. Victim of shooting at MLK Park in Bay dies of woundRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 11 | Sea Coast Echo

    A man shot at Martin Luther King Park in Bay St. Louis last week has died from his injuries, according to Hancock County Coroner Jim Faulk. D'Ante Washington, 23, died at University Medical Center in New Orleans, according to a press release issued Monday morning by Bay St. Louis Police Chief Gary Ponthieux Faulk said Washington likely died from the injuries he suffered from Wednesday's shooting -- an apparent gunshot to the head.

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  19. New server will store body camera videoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 11 | Herald Star Online

    Some improvements will be coming to the Hancock County Sheriff's Department regarding video storage, along with remodeling efforts to the original Hancock County Courthouse.

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  20. Commissioners look to fill three county positionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 11 | Weirton Daily Times

    During its meeting Thursday, the Hancock County Commission accepted the resignation of Mark Henne as a representative with the Brooke-Hancock-Jefferson Metropolitan Planning Commission's Technical Advisory Committee, effective May 31. Commissioner Joe Barnabei stated Henne's resignation was due to him accepting a job within the BHJ, and that ... (more)

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