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Leake County Newswire

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  1. First Alert: Tornado warning issued for Leake CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 29 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    There is a chance of severe weather tonight into the overnight hours. Storms in the late and overnight night hours can be more dangerous because most people are asleep and miss warnings.

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  2. Leake, Attala authorities search for suspect after high speed chaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 18 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    At 9:30 p.m., Leake County Sheriff's Office called Attala dispatch to notify them of a white male that was traveling on Highway 35 in a stolen 2009 black Ford Mustang. As soon as Attala County deputies spotted the stolen car, the driver fled at a high rate of speed on Highway 35 South coming into Attala County.

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  3. Marcus Malone, Source: Attala Co. Sheriff's officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 14 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... unnamed woman, was taken to UMMC in Jackson. At this time her condition is unknown. Malone is in custody at the Leake County Jail being held on a $500,000 bond for each murder and $100,000 for the aggravated assault charge.

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  4. Lee Trenton GeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2016 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... rt and gray sweat pants. If anyone has information regarding the whereabouts of Mr. Lee Trenton Gee contact the Leake County Sheriff's Office at 601-267-7361.

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  5. SDN Game of the Week: Starkville at ClintonRead the original story

    Nov 3, 2016 | Starkville Daily News

    ... game, plus looks at the Starkville Academy at Adams County Christian School, Leflore County at East Webster and Leake County at French Camp, see Friday's Starkville Daily News.

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  6. MaxxSouth expects Oxford, Mississippi, 1 Gig deployment to stimulate local economyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2016 | America's Network

    ... cities including Starkville and Carthage in 2014. MaxxSouth said the Carthage FTTH network was a first for Leake County. During the initial phase of the project, which is expected to be completed early next year, MaxxSouth will provide service to ...

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  7. Analysis: As prison closes, state still reckons with debtRead the original story

    Sep 26, 2016 | Commercial Dispatch

    ... inmates. Now, there are too many lockups and not enough inmates to fill them all. Bringing new life to the Leake County prison would give corrections officials something to show each year when they seek money to pay the debt associated with Walnut ...

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  8. o-prison-facebookRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2016 | Mississippi Business Journal

    ... inmates. Now, there are too many lockups and not enough inmates to fill them all. Bringing new life to the Leake County prison would give corrections officials something to show each year when they seek money to pay the debt associated with Walnut ...

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  9. As prison closes, state still reckons with debtRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2016 | Newms360.com

    ... inmates. Now, there are too many lockups and not enough inmates to fill them all. Bringing new life to the Leake County prison would give corrections officials something to show each year when they seek money to pay the debt associated with Walnut ...

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  10. State says it will seek other uses for just-closed prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2016 | NewsOK.com

    ... that was borrowed to build and expand the prison. The Mississippi Department of Corrections, which closed the Leake County prison Thursday after moving 900 prisoners elsewhere, said Monday that it was considering using the facility as an alternative ...

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  11. Police: Married man charged with murder of girlfriend in Leake Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2016 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    A Leake County man is charged with the murder of his girlfriend, who authorities say he was having an affair with. According to Leake County Sheriff Greg Waggoner, a shooting occurred at 148 Highway 429 in Carthage on Friday at around noon.

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  12. Married man shoots, kills girlfriend in Leake Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2016 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    According to Leake County Sheriff Greg Waggoner, a shooting occurred at 148 Highway 429 in Carthage on Friday around noon. The victim has been identified as Beth Wooten Moore, of Carthage, and she died on scene from her injuries. 1 comment

  13. Kevin Kemp's cotton thrives on land untilled for 25 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2016 | Deltafarmpress

    "There were some who thought I was crazy, growing cotton on land that hadn't been tilled in probably 25 years. But it's really good land, and crop performance has been exceptional."

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  14. Lady Panthers looking for first slow-pitch softball winRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2016 | Choctaw Plaindealer

    ... 14-0. French Camp was set to return to action this week by hosting Sebastopol on Monday and then visiting Leake County on Thursday. The following week has FCA hosting Winona on Aug. 22 and visits Louisville High School for a doubleheader on Aug. 25.

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  15. Cowbell canvas: A door prize leads to an enterprise celebrating spirit and special memoriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2016 | Commercial Dispatch

    ... on one Tuesday in her studio. That space is a circa 1940s building that was once her uncle's general store in Leake County. Her dad later moved it a short distance to his place and made it his wood-working shop. Keeping it in the family, bringing it ...

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  16. Justices reinstate suit over Leake County school bus beatingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2016 | Education Week

    The Mississippi Supreme Court says the Leake County school district can be sued after a special education student was beaten unconscious with a belt on a school bus in 2013. The court ruled 9-0 Thursday to reinstate the lawsuit by the student's mother.

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  17. Justices reinstate suit over Leake County school bus beatingRead the original story

    Jul 29, 2016 | KSL-TV

    The Mississippi Supreme Court says the Leake County school district can be sued after a special education student was beaten unconscious with a belt on a school bus in 2013. The court ruled 9-0 Thursday to reinstate the lawsuit by the student's mother.

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  18. Lyda PickleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2016 | Brunswick News

    ... (Bonnie), all of Florence, Miss.; a grandson; two great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. Born in Leake County, Miss., Mrs. Pickle had been a resident of Glynn County since 1983. She was one of the "Rosie The Riviters" during WWII. She was ...

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  19. Sid Salter: Walnut Grove trembles as it considers its futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2016 | Newms360.com

    ... The Legislature created the prison through enabling legislation in House Bill 1239 in 1998, authored by former Leake County state Rep. Bennett Malone. The legislation established the Walnut Grove Correctional Authority as a financing entity. The ...

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  20. Leslie Criss: Revel in your independence: Celebrate July 4 however you wishRead the original story

    Jul 3, 2016 | Newms360.com

    ... I have known? After all, I'd moved to Vicksburg after a little more than a year in Carthage, Mississippi, in Leake County, where I had my first newspaper job. However, every July 4 for the past 39 years, the population of Lena has soared. This ...

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