Jones County Newswire

Jones County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Jones County, MS.

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  1. The woman escaped with minor injuries. Source: Jones County Fire CouncilRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    A Jasper County woman narrowly escaped serious injury after her car left the roadway and ended in the parking lot of Shady Grove Volunteer Fire Department Friday morning. According to a news release from The Jones County Fire Council, Shady Grove, and Sharon Volunteer Fire Departments quickly responded to the scene of a one vehicle accident with entrapment in front of the fire station.

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  2. 3 charged in Hub City armed robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    According to Lt. John Traxler with the Hattiesburg Police Department, Jones County deputies arrested Donterius Bownes, Devonte Dixon and Demartez West without incident on I-59 in Ellisville.

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  3. Free State of Jones (Matthew McConaughey) - First trailerRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 27 | IndieLondon

    Starring Academy Award winner Matthew McConaughey , Gugu Mbatha-Raw , Keri Russell and Mahershala Ali , Free State of Jones tells the incredible true story of Newton Knight and his rebellion against the Confederacy in Jones County, Mississippi, during the American Civil War. Bringing together an unlikely band of poor white farmers and runaway slaves, Knight launched an uprising that led Jones County, Mississippi, to secede from the Confederacy, creating a Free State of Jones.

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  4. Photo Source: WDAMRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    With bowed heads, members of First Baptist Church in Ovett locked hands to send up prayers for the brave men and women who serve in law enforcement. "Pray for me by name, pray for the Jones County Sheriff's Department, prayer is powerful, prayer works, and God hears our prayers," Hodge said.

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  5. This teen is wanted on felony fraud charges in Jones County. Source: JCSDRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    According to Jones County Sheriff's deputies, Destiny Lampley was wanted for writing fraudulent checks to purchase vehicles on two different occasions. On July 16, Lampley allegedly took possession of a vehicle at a used car dealership in Moselle.According to a news release from the sheriff, Lampley wrote a bad check for $4,500.

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  6. Former Long Beach wide receiver picks up offer from Southern MissRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 23 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    An offer from Southern Miss never came during Trevor Terry's time in high school, but the former Long Beach Bearcat finally received that coveted scholarship offer Saturday. Terry, who will be a freshman on Jones County this season and already holds an FCS offer from James Madison University, found out about his first FBS offer 20 minutes after attending a USM camp Saturday in Hattiesburg.

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  7. Reel Mondays coming back to the big screenRead the original story

    Friday Jul 22 | St. Albert Gazette

    ... retelling the little-known story of Newton Knight (Matthew McConaughey) who rebels against the Confederacy in Jones County, Mississippi during the American Civil War. His squad of counter revolutionaries including farmers and slaves became a unique ...

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  8. Slippery roads cause several wrecks on I-59Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... rsonnel on scene included Southwest Jones and South Jones Volunteer Fire Departments, EMServ Ambulance Service, Jones County Sheriff's Department and Mississippi Highway Patrol.

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  9. Drowning prevention tipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Authorities are calling the drowning of a three-year-old child at a house on Thursday in Jones County an accident. According to the National Drowning Prevention Alliance, drowning is the leading cause of unintentional injury deaths for children ages one to four.

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  10. Ovett man charged with molestationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Deputies received a call on July 9 from a Jones County mother claiming her 12-year-old was inappropriately touched by James Patrick Taylor, 34. A forensic interview was conducted in Gulfport, Mississippi, during which the victim told of two different occasions where Taylor touched her inappropriately within the past several weeks, according to the sheriff. With Elizabeth Allen's bathroom floor caving in and her left knee giving out, Ms.

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  11. Jones county officials respond to bomb threat at Southern Hens Inc. in Moselle. Source: WDAMRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    According to Jones County Director of Emergency Management Marda Tullos, a call was received that there were six bombs on the property.

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  12. Jasper County man behind bars for drug possessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... of Myanmar. A 3-year-old has been pronounced dead after an accidental drowning in a swimming pool Thursday in Jones County. A 3-year-old has been pronounced dead after an accidental drowning in a swimming pool Thursday in Jones County. College ...

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  13. 3-year-old drowns in Jones County swimming poolRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    A 3-year-old has been pronounced dead after an accidental drowning in a swimming pool Thursday in Jones County. A 3-year-old has been pronounced dead after an accidental drowning in a swimming pool Thursday in Jones County.

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  14. Baseball players in showcaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Newms360.com

    ... College scouts committed to attend are: East Central CC, Northeast CC, Meridian CC, Mississippi Gulf Coast CC, Jones County JC, Hinds CC, Louisiana Tech, Jackson State, Pearl River CC, Itawamba CC, Delta State, Mississippi College, Northwest ...

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  15. Top 10 things to doRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Jerusalem Post

    Banding together with other small farmers and local slaves, Knight launched an uprising that led Jones County, Mississippi, to secede from the Confederacy, creating a Free State of Jones. Knight continued his struggle into Reconstruction, distinguishing him as a compelling figure of defiance long beyond the war.

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  16. Jones County first responders hold emergency response classRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Jones County Emergency responders spent the day in the classroom to learn additional ways to respond to emergency situations ranging from weather disasters to active shooters. The class, which was put on by the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency, was held at the Jones County Junior College Advanced Technology Center Tuesday.

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  17. Matthew McConaughey Stars in Free State of Jones, Coming to Digital HD, Blu-ray, DVD & On DemandRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... odds, Knight banded together with other small farmers and local slaves and launched an uprising that led Jones County, Mississippi to secede from the Confederacy, creating a Free State of Jones. Written and directed by four-time Oscar nominee Gary ...

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  18. Dedication ceremony held for the Laurel Susan Boone Vincent SportsplexRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    A dedication ceremony was held on Friday naming The Laurel Susan Boone Vincent Sportsplex in Jones County. Local officials along with community leaders and residents joined in the event.

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  19. Forrest, Jones County supervisors address courthouse safetyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    After a recent fatal shooting at a Michigan courthouse, Forrest and Jones Counties are looking at ways to become safer. "We are going to have certified deputies that have arresting powers, we are also looking at how to control the public entrance and exiting the courthouse," said Jones County Board of Supervisors President Jerome Wyatt.

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  20. Bill Minor: Some (bad) things haven't changed in MississippiRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | Newms360.com

    One hundred and fifty years ago Jones County's Newt Knight and his frontiersmen battled to get the state to leave the Confederacy. Now, Gov. Phil Bryant is trying to rejoin it.

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