Pearl River County Newswire

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  1. Former lawman found guilty of attempted murderRead the original story

    Thursday | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    A Pearl River County jury has convicted a former law enforcement officer of trying to have his wife and stepdaughter killed. The Hattiesburg American reports the jury found Averal Burnett guilty Wednesday on two counts of attempted capital murder in Poplarville.

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  2. Junior Burnett found guilty of attempted capital murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    A former Lamar County Sheriff's deputy and Hattiesburg police sergeant has been found guilty on two counts of attempted capital murder. Averal "Junior" Burnett, 48, was found guilty by a jury Wednesday in a Pearl River County Court.

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  3. Ruling stands for Pearl River Co. in plant disputeRead the original story

    Thursday | Mississippi Business Journal

    The state Court of Appeals has upheld a judge's ruling against a group of residents who sought to block development of five acres near the construction site of a sand drying plant in Pearl River County. 1 comment

  4. Day two: Junior Burnett trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    The trial of a former Lamar County Sheriff's deputy and Hattiesburg police sergeant continued into day two, Tuesday in Pearl River County. Averal "Junior" Burnett, 47, is facing two counts of attempted capital murder that allegedly occurred while in the Pearl River County Jail where he was being housed for multiple sexual battery charges out of Lamar County.

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  5. State gives Leetown Fire Protection District a fire rating upgradeRead the original story

    Friday Dec 5 | Sea Coast Echo

    ... happen. I also want to thank the Kiln FireDepartment, VFW Post 58 and the Southeast Fire Department (in Pearl River County)." To celebrate the milestone, Hoda will host a community wide cookout at the Leetown Ballfield on Sunday, Dec. 13, ...

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  6. Two Arrested In Murder of Slidell ManRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 1 | Thenew995fm.com

    ... Office says that during questioning, Maricle admitted his role in the homicide. He was booked into the Pearl River County jail as a fugitive from St. Tammany. Homicide detectives were led to the suspects through information provided by Maricle's ...

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  7. Two arrested in connection with weekend stabbing death in Slidell areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 1 | NOLA.com

    ... with the stabbing death of Nicolas Carmen, 20, also of Slidell, authorities said. Maricle was booked in Pearl River County, Miss., as a fugitive from St. Tammany and will be booked with second-degree homicide upon extradition, the sheriff's office ...

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  8. New supervisor elected in Pearl River CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    Malcolm Perry will be Pearl River County's next supervisor. Perry won the district two runoff.

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  9. Robinson's sentence, conviction standRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | KNOE-TV Monroe

    ... Robinson had six previous felony convictions. Robinson was serving a 12-year sentence for escape from the Pearl River County jail the day before the police chase in Lakeshore on Jan. 17, 2009. He had fled from police custody at a Picayune hospital. ...

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  10. Robinson's sentence, conviction standRead the original story

    Friday Nov 21 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    ... Robinson had six previous felony convictions. Robinson was serving a 12-year sentence for escape from the Pearl River County jail the day before the police chase in Lakeshore on Jan. 17, 2009. He had fled from police custody at a Picayune hospital. ...

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  11. Man convicted in beating of jail officerRead the original story

    Friday Nov 21 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    The Mississippi Supreme Court declined Thursday to hear an appeal from Matthew Thomas Rickman, who is serving 30 years as a habitual offender in the beating of a corrections officer at the Pearl River County jail.

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  12. Jury convicts Prokasy in armed robbery caseRead the original story

    Nov 18, 2014 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... got yelled at by Supervisors Stokes.You can watch clips of the meeting, and post meeting interviews... PEARL RIVER COUNTY (WDAM) - A jury finds a 32-year-old man guilty in an armed robbery case. Joshua Wayne Prokasy was accused of charges of armed ...

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  13. Man convicted in 2013 Easter armed robbery caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    Joshua Wayne Prokasy, 32, has been convicted of armed robbery and conspiracy to commit armed robbery in a case dating back to March 31, 2013. Pearl River County District Attorney Hal Kittrell credits the swift response and excellent investigation by Poplarville Police for the conviction.

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  14. Already Freezing In Many LocationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | WDSU-TV New Orleans

    ... on both the North and South Shore. The coldest area will be Southwest Mississippi into Washington parish, Pearl River County to the Mississippi Coast. Lows there will drop into the mid to upper 20s. It's an area that may need to protect the pipes as ...

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  15. Freeze Warnings Again Tonight into WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | WDSU-TV New Orleans

    ... modifying influence of the lake. The coldest area will be Southwest Mississippi into Washington parish, Pearl River County to the Mississippi Coast. Lows there will drop into the mid to upper 20s. It's an area that may need to protect the pipes as ...

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  16. Margaret: Northshore, southwest Mississippi see return of coldest temperaturesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | WDSU-TV New Orleans

    ... of Lake Pontchartrain. The coldest area will be southwest Mississippi into Washington Parish and Pearl River County to the Mississippi Coast. Lows there will drop into the mid to upper 20s. It's an area that may need to protect pipes as there will ...

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  17. Joshua Scarabin, photo from the Forrest County Sheriff's Office jail docketRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... for each count. The arrest was made Saturday after warrants were served on Scarabin in Carierre by the Pearl River County Sheriff's Office. "We urge any member of the University community to take threats made against them or others on the internet ...

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  18. Former USM student charged with threatening Gulf Park campusRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2014 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    ... Campus in Long Beach. The former University of Southern Mississippi student was arrested Saturday by the Pearl River County Sheriff's deputies. He was booked in Forrest County, and bond was set at $25,000 on each count. "We urge any member of the ...

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  19. Line of strong thunderstorms affecting Tangipahoa, St. Tammany and Washington parishes and Pearl River County late SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2014 | NOLA.com

    Strong thunderstorms associated with a squall line moving southeast across the state have prompted a special weather statement for parts of Tangipahoa, St. Tammany and Washington parishes and Pearl River County, Miss., until 11:30 p.m. Sunday. A line of strong thunderstorms moving southeast was affecting portions of southern Tangipahoa, St. Tammany and Washington parishes and Pearl River County in Mississippi on Sunday night, according to a special weather statement issued by the Slidell office of the National Weather Service .

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  20. Man arrested on child porn chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | Norwalk Citizen News

    ... xploitation of a child for allegedly downloading child porn onto his computer. Davis is being held in the Pearl River County jail pending an initial court appearance. It is not known if he has an attorney.

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