Lincoln County Newswire (Page 2)

Lincoln County Newswire (Page 2)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Lincoln County, MS. (Page 2)

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  1. Hamlin hires Preece; officers' possible moves to courthouse also discussedRead the original story

    Dec 13, 2016 | Lincoln Journal

    ... according to Mayor David "Flimsy" Adkins, who is also ex-officio chief of police. Preece will be stationed at Lincoln County High School as the Panthers' Prevention Resource Officer. He succeeds Officer Joe Whitman, who, according to officials at ...

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  2. School board briefed on fall in tax receiptsRead the original story

    Dec 7, 2016 | Lincoln Journal

    Treasurer Ray Ellis recently briefed the Lincoln County Board of Education on a continued fall, year-on-year, in tax payments from the county courthouse to the school system. Ellis spoke at the November 29, 2016 regular session of the board in Hamlin, a meeting attended by all five board members.

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  3. Art assemblages on displayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2016 | North Platte Bulletin

    Christmas at the Cody's, an annual Buffalo Bill Ranch State Historical Park festival, will be held three weekends during December, and the North Platte / Lincoln County Visitors Bureau has arranged special rates for out-of-town visitors. ... More Keep North Platte and Lincoln County Beautiful honored 10 businesses for efforts in beautifying their business faade and grounds.

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  4. Spend a Christmas weekend in North PlatteRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2016 | North Platte Bulletin

    Christmas at the Cody's, an annual Buffalo Bill Ranch State Historical Park festival, will be held three weekends during December, and the North Platte / Lincoln County Visitors Bureau has arranged special rates for out-of-town visitors. ... More Keep North Platte and Lincoln County Beautiful honored 10 businesses for efforts in beautifying their business faade and grounds.

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  5. Trumped: Linville defeats FarleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2016 | Lincoln Journal

    After leading from the moment the first votes were counted to the very end of the count, Gary "Butch' Linville was elected as Lincoln County's fourth sheriff in five years, last week. Linville's elevation to elected office was confirmed at 10:23 p.m. on election night, when Lincoln County Clerk Direl Baker announced the final unofficial results for the sheriff election held, Tuesday, November 8, 2016.

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  6. Formula for funding not all public schools needRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2016 | Vicksburg Post

    ... the district, the local tax base and such. The range in the state, by the way, is from $7,040 per student in Lincoln County to $18,107 in Clay County. It's hard to say. Clay County is in north central Mississippi, has a 20,500 population and a ...

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  7. Formula for funding is not all public schools, students needRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2016 | Sunherald.com

    ... the district, the local tax base and such. The range in the state, by the way, is from $7,040 per student in Lincoln County to $18,107 in Clay County. It's hard to say. Clay County is in north central Mississippi, has a population of 20,500 and a ...

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  8. Charlie Mitchell: Formula for funding is not all public schools needRead the original story

    Nov 1, 2016 | Commercial Dispatch

    ... the district, the local tax base and such. The range in the state, by the way, is from $7,040 per student in Lincoln County to $18,107 in Clay County. It's hard to say. Clay County is in north central Mississippi, has a 20,500 population and a ...

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  9. Deputy fired for accidental wounding of daughterRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2016 | Courier-Tribune

    Lincoln County Sheriff David Carpenter announced Monday morning that the department has fired Deputy Misty Michelle Flowers, 38, following reports that she accidentally wounded her daughter Saturday while off duty. The girl, age 11, had to be hospitalized after a bullet from Flowers' service weapon went through a wall and struck her.

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  10. Sheriff's Deputy fired after shooting 11-year-old daughter Read StoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2016 | WCNC-TV Charlotte

    A Lincoln County Sheriff's Deputy was fired Monday following a shooting incident that left her 11-year-old daughter hospitalized. According to police, Deputy Misty Michelle Flowers, who worked as a deputy at the Lincoln County Courthouse, was off-duty at home showing friends how to operate her weapon when the gun accidentally fired.

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  11. Several Lincoln County landmarks have ghost storiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2016 | Lincoln Times-News

    Today is Halloween and ghosts, goblins and all sorts of aberrations will be seen walking the streets. Is Halloween the only time when the veil between the living and dead lifts and spirits walk among us? The Lincoln County Courthouse is said to be haunted.

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  12. Threatening phone calls leads to more trouble for Merrill manRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2016 | Merrill Foto News

    William N. Broome, 31 of Merrill - was charged October 21 with three Misdemeanor counts of Unlawful Use of a Telephone-Threatening Harm. According to court records, Broome was involved in an incident in the City of Merrill on September 6, during which he reportedly made several calls of threatening nature to staff at the Economic Support Department of Lincoln County Social Services, During the reported calls, Broome allegedly made comments toward specific supervisors indicating torture, "hunt you down", as well as dumping gas on a particular supervisor and setting the supervisor on fire.

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  13. Off-duty officer shoots 11-year-old daughter by accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2016 | The Star Online

    An off-duty Lincoln County Sheriff's deputy who was showing her service weapon to guests at her home Saturday fired the gun by accident striking her 11-year-old daughter, according to the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office.

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  14. Off-duty officer shoots daughter by accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2016 | The Gaston Gazette

    An off-duty Lincoln County Sheriff's deputy who was showing her service weapon to guests at her home Saturday fired the gun by accident striking her 11-year-old daughter, according to the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office. Misty Michelle Flowers, 38, who works as a deputy at the Lincoln County Courthouse, was showing the weapon to friends at her home on Loop Road when the gun fired and went through a wall striking the girl in the next room.

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  15. Biggest ever bust; massive drug sting was months in the makingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2016 | Lincoln Journal

    What was described as the largest ever methamphetamine bust by Lincoln County Sheriff's deputies, last week, was months in the making, according to officials. A man and a woman were arrested in the operation, conducted by deputies from Sheriff Ken Farley's Drug Enforcement Unit, Tuesday, October 18, 2016.

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  16. Drug Take Back Day in LincolnRead the original story

    Oct 11, 2016 | Lincoln Journal

    National Drug Take Back Day is Saturday, October 22, 2016. The Lincoln County Prevention Coalition has purchased two prescription drop boxes.

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  17. Guest Analysis: FOIA in LincolnRead the original story

    Oct 11, 2016 | Lincoln Journal

    ... found in the state code. If the court case requested is not confidential, such as a criminal or civil case, Lincoln County does not require a formal FOIA request to be filed and will simply give up the information, though according to Hoke many ...

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  18. Wesson man going to prison after being found with child pornRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2016 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    55-year-old Joseph Freeman, of Wesson, pleaded guilty today to one count of child exploitation before Lincoln County Circuit Court Judge David Strong. According to the Attorney General's Office, Freeman was sentenced to 40 years in prison with 30 of ...

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  19. Mayor issues statement on property removal investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2016 | Merrill Foto News

    ... individual from outside the county, to remove items from the building. The items had been stored there by Lincoln County and other entities, prior to the city taking ownership of the grounds from Lincoln County last year. While no documentation or ...

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  20. Announcement pending of property removal investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2016 | Merrill Foto News

    ... individual from outside the county, to remove items from the building. The items had been stored there by Lincoln County and other entities, prior to the city taking ownership of the grounds from Lincoln County last year. While no documentation or ...

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