Leflore County Newswire

Leflore County Newswire

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  1. Greenwood man accused of shooting neighbor's dog in the faceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 22 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    ... into the woods, while Matthews held his weapon to his chest and walked back home. Sergeant Baldwin, of the Leflore County Sheriff's Office, responded to the scene and arrested Matthews, who he says could be charged with a misdemeanor charge of ...

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  2. Greenwood man accused of shooting neighbor's dog in the faceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... into the woods, while Matthews held his weapon to his chest and walked back home. Sergeant Baldwin, of the Leflore County Sheriff's Office, responded to the scene and arrested Matthews, who he says could be charged with a misdemeanor charge of ...

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  3. Where's Bobbie Gentry? Readers say they knowRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 7 | USA Today

    ... - Australia and Bangladesh, as well from her Mississippi childhood stomping grounds of Chickasaw County and Leflore County. Each contains its own charm. One of my favorites is from a gentleman named Brett, who didn't include his hometown but got ...

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  4. What happened to singer Bobbie Gentry?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 1 | USA Today

    ... When her parents divorced and her mother left for California, Gentry moved in with her grandparents in Leflore County, near Greenwood, Miss. Ode to Billie Joe was selected by Rolling Stone magazine as one of the top 500 songs of all time. It went to ...

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  5. Next 25 ArticlesRead the original story

    Friday Jun 3 | Lucianne.com

    ... When her parents divorced and her mother left for California, Gentry moved in with her grandparents in Leflore County, near Greenwood. "Ode to Billie Joe" was selected by Rolling Stone magazine as one of the top 500 songs of all time. It went to No. ...

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  6. Milwaukee Tool invests $1.5 million, adds 75 jobsRead the original story

    Friday Jun 3 | Mississippi Business Journal

    ... 583, according to a Friday release. That solidifies its position as the largest manufacturer in Greenwood and Leflore County, putting distance between it and home-grown Viking Range, whose ... The post Milwaukee Tool invests $1.5 million, ...

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  7. What happened to country singer Bobbie Gentry?Read the original story

    Friday Jun 3 | Lucianne.com

    ... When her parents divorced and her mother left for California, Gentry moved in with her grandparents in Leflore County, near Greenwood. "Ode to Billie Joe" was selected by Rolling Stone magazine as one of the top 500 songs of all time. It went to No. ...

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  8. Watkins: What happened to singer Bobbie Gentry?Read the original story

    Thursday Jun 2 | Washington Times

    That is the opening line of one of music's most discussed, examined and appreciated songs - "Ode to Billie Joe," written and performed by Bobbie Gentry, who was born in Mississippi's Chickasaw County. When her parents divorced and her mother left for California, Gentry moved in with her grandparents in Leflore County, near Greenwood.

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  9. Sid Salter: I see the Mississippi the national media never seesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2016 | Newms360.com

    ... - and people whose behavior rarely fails to surprise, engage, and often bewilder. I was in Greenwood in Leflore County to speak to the local Rotary Club. For the uninitiated, Greenwood is nearly 70 percent black and labors under a median household ...

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  10. Mississippi Valley to honor 2 blues singers at graduationRead the original story

    May 5, 2016 | Washington Times

    The school will give honorary doctorates to blues composer and singer Bobby Rush and to late rhythm and blues artist Otis Clay during ceremonies at the Leflore County Civic Center. Clay, a Mississippi native, died in January.

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  11. 6 school districts would merge, 2 more dissolve under billsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2016 | Education Week

    ... before then. A countywide school board would be elected in November 2017. House Bill 987 merges Greenwood and Leflore County, effective July 1, 2019. The bill provides that a countywide elected school board will be phased in with two new members ...

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  12. Leflore County to hire collection agencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2016 | Valley Morning Star

    The Leflore County Board of Supervisors plans to hire a private collection agency to recover unpaid court fines and outstanding garbage collection fees.

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  13. Severe weather moves east toward Carolinas after tornadoesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2016 | The Gazette

    ... Weather Service said Greenwood received 5 inches of rain between 1 a.m. and 5 a.m. Thursday. Greenwood and Leflore County schools and Pillow Academy were closed because of flooding-related problems on Thursday. (Tim Kalich/The Greenwood Commonwealth ...

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  14. The Latest: Rain bursts and steady rain equals floodingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2016 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    ... March 31, 2016., including this field outside of Greenwood High School. Public and private schools in Leflore County were closed Thursday because of weather-related problems. (Nick Rogers/The Greenwood Commonwealth, via AP) less Heavy rains late ...

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  15. Severe weathers moves east toward Carolinas after tornadoesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2016 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    ... Weather Service said Greenwood received 5 inches of rain between 1 a.m. and 5 a.m. Thursday. Greenwood and Leflore County schools and Pillow Academy were closed because of flooding-related problems on Thursday. (Tim Kalich/The Greenwood Commonwealth ...

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  16. The Latest: Power poles, trees down along Mississippi CoastRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2016 | SFGate

    Heavy rains late Wednesday night and early this morning caused flooding in several areas of Greenwood, Miss., Thursday, March 31, 2016., including this field outside of Greenwood High School. Public and private schools in Leflore County were closed Thursday because of weather-related problems.

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  17. Status of some bills in the Mississippi LegislatureRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2016 | White Lake Beacon

    ... would require consolidation of school districts. Holmes County and Durant, HB 926, http://bit.ly/21p7BqE ; Leflore County and Greenwood, HB 987, http://bit.ly/21p7UBP ; Chickasaw County, Houston and Okolona, HB 991 http://bit.ly/1PpVWz6 ; requires ...

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  18. Status of some bills in the Mississippi LegislatureRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2016 | White Lake Beacon

    ... would require consolidation of school districts. Holmes County and Durant, HB 926, http://bit.ly/21p7BqE . Leflore County and Greenwood, HB 987, http://bit.ly/21p7UBP . Chickasaw County, Houston and Okolona, HB 991 http://bit.ly/1PpVWz6 , requires ...

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  19. Itta Bena mayor opposed to selling industrial park landRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2016 | The Hastings Tribune

    The mayor of Itta Bena is opposing the potential sale of an industrial park land owned by Itta Bena to Leflore County.

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  20. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2016 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... suspected getaway vehicle and the three armed black male suspects. A short time after the BOLO was issued, Leflore County Deputies located and conducted a traffic stop in Itta Bena on a Tan Chevrolet Tahoe, fitting the description of the possible ...

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