Leflore County Newswire (Page 3)

Leflore County Newswire (Page 3)

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  1. Second service member killed in MS plane crash identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2017 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    Our sister station WREG in Memphis is reporting that a second service member killed in a KC-130 plane crash in Leflore County, Mississippi this week has been identified by family. The names of the 16 killed have not officially been released, but a Vermont family told CBS affiliate WCAX in Burlington that 46-year-old Gunnery Sergeant Brendan Johnson was among the fallen.

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  2. Two people injured in motorcycle crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2017 | WFIE-TV Evansville

    ... phone that was already plugged in. Details remain sparse days after a military plane came crashing down in Leflore County, Mississippi, killing 15 Marines and one sailor . Details remain sparse days after a military plane came crashing down in ...

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  3. Engine from Mississippi Marine plane crash found, sheriff saysRead the original story

    Jul 12, 2017 | GantDaily.com

    ... a half-mile south of the highway. Search teams are still finding aircraft parts in the 5-mile debris field, Leflore County Sheriff Ricky Banks said. They found one of the plane's engines Wednesday morning, he said. It wasn't clear if the engine ...

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  4. Officials give update on investigation of deadly military plane crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2017 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... Forces Reserve, addressed the KC-130T aircraft that crashed Monday. The press conference was held at the LeFlore County and Business Development Center, in Itta Bena Mississippi. Mississippi Department of Public Safety Commissioner, Marshall Fisher, ...

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  5. a Fake copa targets driversRead the original story

    Jun 22, 2017 | The Daily Sentinel Star

    ... 8. Many of those reports have come from farther west, near Ruleville in Sunflower County and Minter City in Leflore County. ght now," Haywood said. "We have to get them before someone gets hurt." For more information, see the GrenadaStar Printed ...

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  6. Board to governor: return Aberdeen schools to local controlRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2017 | Education Week

    ... F to C while under state control. All its third-graders passed the state reading test this year. Only the Leflore County and Tunica County districts would remain under state control if Bryant approves Aberdeen's exit. Leflore County is scheduled to ...

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  7. Board to Governor: Return Aberdeen Schools to Local ControlRead the original story

    Jun 16, 2017 | US News & World Report

    ... F to C while under state control. All its third-graders passed the state reading test this year. Only the Leflore County and Tunica County districts would remain under state control if Bryant approves Aberdeen's exit. Leflore County is scheduled to ...

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  8. Bryan Stevenson's EJI Launches 'Lynching in America' Site With GoogleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2017 | NewsOne

    ... interactive maps that include the locations of racial terror lynchings. (From the map I quickly found that Leflore County, in the Mississippi Delta, which is where my grandparents were from, has the greatest number of those lynched in the country ...

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  9. Panama to hold election for OG&E renewalRead the original story

    Jun 1, 2017 | Poteau Daily News & Sun

    LeFlore County Election Board Secretary Sharon Steele encourages Panama voters to apply early for absentee ballots for the June 13 Special Election. The election for the town of Panama is a franchise renewal with the Oklahoma Gas and Electric Co.

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  10. Mexican man living in Mississippi to be deported June 1Read the original story

    May 20, 2017 | Washington Times

    ... for a stay of removal shows that the granting of such relief is not warranted." Duron-Esparza immigrated to Leflore County as a 16-year-old but never obtained documents for permanent residency. He says he received annual work permits for six years ...

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  11. Mexican man facing deportation gets extension in MississippiRead the original story

    Apr 29, 2017 | Washington Times

    ... employees Wednesday, Greenwood Commonwealth reported (http://bit.ly/2oR6AJx). Duron-Esparza immigrated to Leflore County as a 16yearold but never obtained documents for permanent residency. He said he received annual work permits for six years, but ...

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  12. La. State Police capture escaped Mississippi inmateRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2017 | WIS-TV Columbia

    ... derson, State Police Troop D spokesman. Henderson is serving two years for two counts of grand larceny out of Leflore County, Mississippi. He was sentenced November 16, 2016.

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  13. Louisiana authorities continue search for escaped Mississippi inmate, ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2017 | WMBF

    ... Sgt. James Anderson, Troop D spokesman. Henderson is serving two years for two counts of grand larceny out of Leflore County, Mississippi. He was sentenced November 16, 2016. He urged residents to remain vigilant. While authorities don't believe ...

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  14. Escaped Mississippi inmate serving time for grand larcenyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2017 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... Sgt. James Anderson, Troop D spokesman. Henderson is serving two years for two counts of grand larceny out of Leflore County, Mississippi. He was sentenced November 16, 2016. When Henderson got out of vehicle, it was still moving, Anderson said. A ...

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  15. The Latest: Greenwood immigrant wins delay in deportationRead the original story

    Apr 14, 2017 | Washington Times

    The Greenwood Commonwealth reports that Martin Duron-Esparza says he has been given a reprieve until his five children complete school this spring. The school year ends on May 22. Duron-Esparza has lived in Leflore County since he was 16. He obtained a series of annual work permits to maintain farm irrigation systems, but never obtained a work visa.

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  16. Four sentenced in Madison/Rankin counterfeit ringRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2017 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... in Itta Bena, as the individuals in the video. Investigators at the Madison Police Department contacted the Leflore County Sheriff's Department and were able to confirm the identity of Carrol and Cross and were also able to identify a third suspect ...

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  17. Oklahoma ranks 18th worst for DUIsRead the original story

    Mar 30, 2017 | Poteau Daily News & Sun

    ... For 2015, statistics from the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation showed 209 alcohol-related arrests in LeFlore County. The data is not designated by DUI cases, but all alcohol-related arrests. "The fact that over 10,000 people a year die from ...

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  18. Crash kills Grenada pilotRead the original story

    Mar 24, 2017 | The Daily Sentinel Star

    Leflore County Sheriff Ricky Banks identified the man as Owen Dale Holland, 68. He was killed Sunday afternoon on a county road near Minter City, about 28 miles west of Holcomb. Banks said Holland was pronounced dead at the scene by the Leflore County Coroner.

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  19. Local students to perform in 'Lysistrata'Read the original story

    Feb 14, 2017 | Poteau Daily News & Sun

    Several LeFlore County natives will perform in one of the oldest written comedies in the world - "and still one of the funniest", according to a University of Arkansas-Fort Smith official - at the UAFS campus this February. The UAFS theatre program will perform "Lysistrata" at the Breedlove Auditorium at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 23-25 and 27-28.

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  20. Book spurs call for renewed probe of 1955 Emmett Till lynchingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2017 | CBS News

    ... two-year statute of limitations on perjury, he said. Dewayne Richardson, the district attorney in Leflore County where Till was abducted, declined to comment. Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood said he "will do all the law allows to make sure ...

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