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  1. Woman pleads guilty to manslaughter in death of brotherRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | Newms360.com

    A Tupelo woman pleaded guilty in Circuit Court to killing her brother last December and will spend the next 15 years in prison. Latosha Isby, 28, entered a guilty plea last week to the lesser charge of manslaughter before Lee County Circuit Court Judge Tommy Gardner.

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  2. Acting attorney general overseeing Hubbard investigation says...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    W. Van Davis, the acting attorney general overseeing the felony ethics violations investigation against Alabama House Speaker Mike Hubbard, said Hubbard's indictment is not a "political witchunt" Tuesday. Hubbard, 52, was arrested last month and surrendered himself to special agents of the Attorney General's Office at the Lee County Jail.

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  3. Acting Ala. Ag W. Van Davis Responds to Witch Hunt AllegationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | WTVY Dothan

    "On October 17, 2014, I presented a 23 count indictment to a grand jury, empanelled by the Lee County Circuit Court, regarding Speaker of the House Mike Hubbard. That grand jury, which is comprised of eighteen citizens from Lee County, found probable cause that Mr. Hubbard had committed those crimes and indicted him on 23 felony ethics charges.

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  4. One Shocking Fact Defines America's Toughest Places To LiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | Politix

    ... various parts of the rural South: Humphreys County, Miss.; East Carroll Parish, La.; Jefferson County, Ga.; and Lee County, Ark. If you want a happy life, the worst place of all to live is Clay County, Kentucky, which stood out for all the wrong ...

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  5. Investigation finds North Lee overtime violationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2014 | Newms360.com

    A recently concluded federal investigation required North Lee County Water Association to pay a combined $8,000 in owed overtime to 16 employees worked during a two-year period. Department of Labor Wage and Hour Division officials confirmed Monday to the Daily Journal that pay violations by the nonprofit utility cooperative were found during a more than four-month investigation that ended Thursday.

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  6. Assistant Attorney General Wanted Out Of SubpoenaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | RickeyStokesNews.com

    By Bill Britt Alabama Political Reporter MONTGOMERY - Court documents unsealed on Wednesday, revel that Deputy Attorney General, Henry T., Reagan, unsuccessfully tried to quash his subpoena to testify before the Lee County Grand Jury. The grand jury is investigating possible criminal activities committed by Speaker of the House Mike Hubbard and others.

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  7. 8 Farmers File Fraud Lawsuit Against Turner GrainRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2014 | ArkansasBusiness.com

    ... company. The eight farmers, who have fields in Monroe, Phillips and Lee counties, said in a lawsuit filed in Lee County Circuit Court that they had commodities contracts to sell grain to Turner. They said Turner either hadn't paid them for their ...

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  8. School boss kept for Lee CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2014 | Arkansas Online

    The Arkansas Board of Education on Thursday teetered on the brink of removing the superintendent of the state-controlled Lee County School District but settled for the time being on requiring increased reporting from the 880-student system in Marianna.

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  9. Map of the Day: The Hardest Places to Live in the USARead the original story

    Jul 1, 2014 | PropertyProf Blog

    ... n various parts of the rural South: Humphreys County, Miss.; East Carroll Parish, La.; Jefferson County, Ga.; and Lee County, Ark.

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  10. Kitsap County not among the hardest places to liveRead the original story

    Jun 27, 2014 | Bremerton Patriot

    ... various parts of the rural South: Humphreys County, Miss.; East Carroll Parish, La.; Jefferson County, Ga.; and Lee County, Ark. Interactive map at ...

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  11. The AgendaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2014 | National Review Online

    ... various parts of the rural South: Humphreys County, Miss.; East Carroll Parish, La.; Jefferson County, Ga.; and Lee County, Ark. . . . At the other end of the scale, the different variations on our formula consistently yielded the same result. Six ...

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  12. Man guilty of drug counts, shooting FBI agentRead the original story

    Jun 7, 2014 | NWAonline

    A federal jury convicted Demetrius Colbert on Friday of all six felony charges he faced, including cocaine distribution and shooting an FBI agent.

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  13. Witness: FBI raid terrified her, kidsRead the original story

    Jun 6, 2014 | NWAonline

    Testimony ended Thursday in the trial of Demetrius Colbert of Marianna, the last of four accused major drug dealers indicted in 2011 as part of an FBI-led investigation into drug trafficking and public corruption in Lee and Phillips counties, an inquiry known as Operation Delta Blues.

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  14. Uncle 'hopeful' testimony in Delta Blues case nets reduced prison termRead the original story

    Jun 3, 2014 | Arkansas Online

    The uncle of a Marianna man accused of distributing large quantities of cocaine in Lee and Phillips counties testified Tuesday that he is hopeful his cooperation with prosecutors results in his own prison term being reduced.

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  15. Marianna man's trial in drug case kicks offRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2014 | Arkansas Online

    For not having a legitimate job, Demetrius Colbert did very well for himself financially, a federal prosecutor told jurors Monday in opening statements of the Marianna man's trial on allegations that he distributed hundreds of pounds of cocaine in Lee and Phillips counties in 2010 and 2011.

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  16. Marianna man in Delta Blues case set for trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2014 | Arkansas Online

    A Marianna man accused of being one of four major drug traffickers in Lee and Phillips counties for years is scheduled to go on trial today in a Little Rock federal courtroom.

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