Hancock County Newswire (Page 6)

Hancock County Newswire (Page 6)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Hancock County, MS. (Page 6)

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  1. $1M bond set for Hancock Co. murder suspectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2017 | KAUZ

    ... initial appearance in court Wednesday. In addition to bond, a preliminary hearing was set for January 16. Hancock County Sheriff's Department investigators arrested Terry, 70, and Carl, 46, Tuesday after questioning them about Whitaker's shooting ...

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  2. County courthouse to get new roofRead the original story

    Nov 21, 2017 | Sea Coast Echo

    The Hancock County Board of Supervisors on Monday opened bids for installation of a new roof for the Hancock County Courthouse. Supervisors recently hired local architects Michael Reeves and Kevin Fitzpatrick to compile a report of which items needed to be repaired at the century-old courthouse and what could be done for security enhancements.

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  3. Waveland police searching for clues in Hancock Bank robberyRead the original story

    Nov 21, 2017 | Sea Coast Echo

    ... were unable to locate anyone matching the suspect's description. Anyone with information on the case can call Hancock County Central Dispatch at 228-255-9191.

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  4. Happy Thanksgiving -- holiday activities in HancockRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2017 | Sea Coast Echo

    ... dozens of free dinners with turkey and all the trimmings. There are plenty of other activities planned in Hancock County this year - the annual Turkey Trot is scheduled for Thanksgiving Day and several area organizations are scheduled to serve free ...

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  5. Two Kiln men arrested for murder in the death of Diamondhead man found in N.O.Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2017 | Sea Coast Echo

    Hancock County sheriff's investigators on Tuesday arrested a father and son from Kiln in connection with the murder of Philip Whitaker whose body was found wrapped in a piece of carpet near the Michoud Blvd. exit on Interstate 10 in Louisiana last week. Hancock County Sheriff Ricky Adam said Terry Smith, 70, and Carl Smith, 46, were both arrested Tuesday and charged with murder.

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  6. Father and son confess to killing Mississippi man, dumping body in New Orleans: authoritiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2017 | NOLA.com

    Hancock County Sheriff's Office said a father and son who live in Kiln, Miss., confessed to killing 54-year-old Philip Whitaker of Diamondhead and dumping his body in New Orleans East on Nov. 15. A father and son from Kiln, Miss., are in custody on the Mississippi Gulf Coast after authorities there said the pair confessed to killing a Diamondhead man and dumping his body last week in New Orleans East. The body of 54-year-old Philip Sherman Whitaker was found Wednesday wrapped in carpet on the Interstate 10 eastbound on-ramp at Michoud Boulevard after a motorist called to report a piece of rolled up carpet on the roadway, according to the New Orleans Police Department.

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  7. Father, son charged with murder of Philip WhitakerRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2017 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Glenn Grannan, Chief Investigator with the Hancock County Sheriff's Department, said Terry Smith and his son, Carl Smith, were arrested Tuesday. According to the Hancock County jail docket, Terry is 70 years old, and Carl is 46. We know that Hancock County investigators are executing a search warrant at the Smiths' home on Ponderosa Trail off Hwy.

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  8. Authorities seek info about death of Mississippi manRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2017 | KNOE-TV Monroe

    ... was last seen picking up a prescription at a pharmacy in Harrison County a week before his body was found. Hancock County Sheriff's Office Chief Deputy Don Bass told The Sun Herald investigators are trying to determine a timeline for what happened. ...

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  9. Lynda WolfeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2017 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Hancock County Sheriff's Department Investigator AJ Gambino says Lynda Wolfe walked out of jail today a free woman after he learned Wolfe was a victim of identity theft. According to Gambino, another woman, Shara Leon, who was Wolfe's neighbor at one point, somehow developed a scheme to use Wolfe's name with account numbers Leon allegedly stole from an elderly man in Diamondhead.

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  10. Body found in New Orleans East confirmed to be that of missing Hancock manRead the original story

    Nov 20, 2017 | Sea Coast Echo

    The Orleans Parish Coroner's office confirmed Monday morning that a body found wrapped in carpet and dumped near I-10 in Louisiana last week was that of 54-year-old Philip Sherman Whitaker of Diamondhead. Authorities with the Hancock County Sheriff's Office last week teamed up with Louisiana officials to examine a grisly discovery found along I-10 last Wednesday afternoon.

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  11. Body found wrapped in carpet on I-10 in N.O. identified as missing Mississippi man, officials sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2017 | The Advocate

    Hancock County, Mississippi investigators said they want to hear from anyone with information about a maroon Toyota minivan driven by Philip Sherman Whitaker, 54. Hancock County, Mississippi investigators said they want to hear from anyone with information about a maroon Toyota minivan driven by Philip Sherman Whitaker, 54. A body found wrapped in carpet on Interstate 10 last week was determined to be a missing Mississippi man who disappeared Nov. 8. Philip Sherman Whitaker, 54, died of a gunshot wound, the Orleans Parish Coroner's Office said Monday. His body was found rolled in a piece of carpet Wednesday in New Orleans East near Michoud Boulevard.

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  12. Memorial Physician Clinics Welcomes Rheumatologist Aung AyeRead the original story

    Nov 20, 2017 | Mississippi Business Journal

    ... association with Richa Gupta, MD. Aye will also see patients at Memorial multi-specialty clinic locations in Hancock county. Aye completed his internal medicine residency at Cooper University Hospital, Cooper Medical School of Rowan University in ...

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  13. Diamondhead man found rolled in carpet was shot several times, chief deputy saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2017 | Sunherald.com

    Hancock County investigators want to hear from anyone with information about a maroon Toyota minivan driven by a Diamondhead man who disappeared Nov. 8 and was found dead in New Orleans last week. Philip Sherman Whitaker, 54, died of a gunshot wound and was found rolled in a piece of carpet Wednesday near Michoud Boulevard and Interstate 10, Orleans Parish Coroner's Office spokesman Jason Melancon said Monday.

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  14. Bodies of drowned brothers recovered from Pearl RiverRead the original story

    Nov 17, 2017 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    ... today. The body found wrapped in carpet and dumped along I-10 in Louisiana last week is that of a missing Hancock County man, the Orleans Parish coroner confirms. The body found wrapped in carpet and dumped along I-10 in Louisiana last week is that ...

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  15. Decision awaited on animal shelter fundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2017 | Weirton Daily Times

    Commissioner Jeff Davis reported during Thursday's Hancock County Commission meeting that he visited the state attorney general's office last week, but was advised by a representative that no decision had been made.

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  16. No decision yet on animal shelter fundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2017 | The Review

    Commissioner Jeff Davis reported during Thursday's Hancock County Commission meeting that he visited the state attorney general's office last week, but was advised by a representative that no decision had been made. A follow-up is anticipated, he said.

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  17. And now you know: The first WingateRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2017 | Orange Leader

    ... men to stay on their plantation. When Wingate was a young boy, his family left South Carolina and moved to Hancock County, Mississippi. In 1839, he married Caroline Morgan, and they soon had seven children. To support his family, Wingate went to ...

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  18. Public hearings on jail project to be conductedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2017 | Daily Reporter

    The Hancock County Board of Commissioners and the county council will hold two public hearings on financing for the criminal justice complex, which includes construction of a new jail. The first meeting is slated for 7 p.m. Monday at the Hancock County Courthouse Annex, 111 American Legion Place.

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  19. Two arrested for taking advantage of an elderly Diamondhead manRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2017 | Sea Coast Echo

    Two Saucier women were arrested this week on suspicion of stealing money from an elderly Hancock County man, Hancock County Investigator A.J. Gambino said. Gambino said that 39-year-old Shara Leon was booked in the Hancock County jail on Wednesday on charges of fraud, identity theft and taking advantage of an elderly person.

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  20. Unique qualities could help grow coast cities, former MS mayor saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2017 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Boosting the health of the economy in Hancock County. That idea was getting the wheels turning in Bay St. Louis on Friday morning.

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