Jefferson Davis County Newswire (Page 2)

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  1. Two brothers, two petitions for clemency, two different outcomesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2017 | USA Today

    ... Damper were involved in a drug trafficking operation that brought cocaine from Southern California to Jefferson Davis County, Miss. - at the rate of about one kilo of cocaine a month, prosecutors said. The two brothers, known as "Odie" and "Doogie," ...

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  2. Lance Mancuso to head Jefferson Davis County High athleticsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2017 | WLBT-TV Jackson

    When Lance Mancuso found out that Bassfield High would be consolidating with Prentiss High in 2017, like many he didn't know what the future held. Mancuso says he was "honored" when he learned that he would be the athletic director and football coach of Jefferson Davis County High School.

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  3. Mancuso to lead Jefferson Davis County HighRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2017 | WLBT-TV Jackson

    There were a lot of questions surrounding the consolidation of Bassfield and Prentiss. Perhaps the biggest question was answered Friday with the hiring of former Bassfield head coach Lance Mancuso as football coach and athletic director of Jefferson Davis County High School .

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  4. Police, fire depts. see quiet holiday seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2017 | Commercial Dispatch

    ... with 24 injuries and four fatalities. Three people were killed in a Sunday afternoon collision in Jefferson Davis County. Another person died on Sunday afternoon when a vehicle went off the road in Jasper County. Troop G saw no fatalities and a ...

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  5. Four die in New Yeara s crashes in MississippiRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2017 | Sunherald.com

    South Mississippi led Mississippi in highway crashes over the New Year's holiday weekend but none of those 21 crashes were fatal, according to the Mississippi Highway Patrol. However, a Jefferson Davis County crash killed three people and another man died in a single vehicle crash in Jasper County.

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  6. Holiday weekend sees 44 DUI arrests, four traffic fatalitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2017 | Newms360.com

    ... eaths. MHP said inclement weather played a role in the high number of crashes. A two-vehicle wreck in Jefferson Davis County on Sunday claimed three lives. Another Sunday wreck in Jasper County killed one person.

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  7. Jeff Davis Co. Superintendent releases statement on school consolidationRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2016 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Will Russell, the Superintendent for the Jefferson Davis County School District , released a statement Thursday regarding the realignment of two Jefferson Davis County high schools. The statement is posted below.

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  8. Group suing Jeff Davis County school district over consolidationRead the original story

    Nov 14, 2016 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    The Jefferson County School District made the decision in June to consolidate the schools due to the district not being able to maintain both schools efficiently with just 1500 students. The Jefferson Davis County School Preservation Action Group, which is made up of three people, Bobby L. Wilson, Nadine Thompson and Pat Courtney, filed their complaint against the school district after they say students and tax payers were not given a choice in the matter.

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  9. Lawmaker wants everyone to pay fair share of new school funding formulaRead the original story

    Oct 28, 2016 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... Fillingane said. "I have a really high performing, wealthy district in Lamar County all the way to Jefferson Davis County where they don't have as much of a tax base, an ad valorem base, and the performance levels in those schools aren't quite the ...

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  10. Jefferson Davis Man Arrested for Child ExploitationRead the original story

    Oct 27, 2016 | PressReleasePoint

    Attorney General Jim Hood announced today that a Jefferson Davis County man has been arrested and charged with one count of child exploitation. Christopher Morgan, 26, of Bassfield, was arrested Wednesday by investigators with the Attorney General's Cyber Crime Unit, with assistance from the Jefferson Davis County Sheriff's Office.

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  11. A highspeed chase ended in the death of three people, including a 2-year-old. Source: RNNRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2016 | WBTV

    ... 30 a.m. Daquila said the victims' car was initially pulled over by law enforcement on a rural road in Jefferson Davis County and when the officer approached it, it sped away and ended up in Covington County.

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  12. Three killed in high speed chase from Jeff Davis to Covington CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2016 | KOLD-TV Tucson

    ... an in Jeff Davis County when the car sped away after being pulled over on a routine traffic stop. The Jefferson Davis County Sheriff's Department has not commented on the accident yet.

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  13. A highspeed chase ended in the death of three people, including a 2-year-old. Source: RNNRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2016 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... 30 a.m. Daquila said the victims' car was initially pulled over by law enforcement on a rural road in Jefferson Davis County and when the officer approached it, it sped away and ended up in Covington County.

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  14. Three killed in high speed chase from Jeff Davis to Covington CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2016 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    Three people, including a two-year-old child, were killed and another person was sent to the hospital following a high speed car chase in Jefferson Davis and Covington Counties Tuesday. Covington County coroner Chris Daquila said Yshaneeta Magee, 33, of Prentiss and Jeremiah Barnes, 2, of Prentiss, died when their Pontiac G6 ran off the road and hit a tree on Lone Star Road in Covington County around 11:30 a.m. Daquila said the victims' car was initially pulled over by law enforcement on a rural road in Jefferson Davis County and when the officer approached it, it sped away and ended up in Covington County.

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  15. A highspeed chase ended in the death of three people, including a 2-year-old. Source: RNNRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2016 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    Three people, including a two-year-old child, were killed and another person was sent to the hospital following a high speed car chase in Jefferson Davis and Covington Counties Tuesday. Covington County coroner Chris Daquila said Yshaneeta Magee, 33, of Prentiss and Jeremiah Barnes, 2, of Prentiss, died when their Pontiac G6 ran off the road and hit a tree on Lone Star Road in Covington County around 11:30 a.m. Daquila said the victims' car was initially pulled over by law enforcement on a rural road in Jefferson Davis County and when the officer approached it, it sped away and ended up in Covington County.

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  16. Lawmakers hope to pass early voting next sessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2016 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Before Mississippians cast ballots in the presidential election, state lawmakers are are trying to make voting safer and easier in future elections. "During the 2017 session, we'll be looking at way to make voting not just safer, less likely that fraud might happen, but also making it easier to vote," said Rep. Noah Sanford, R-District 90. "One of those things is early voting.

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