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  1. Pike buying land, sells some for oilfield housingRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 17 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    Pike County supervisors have agreed to buy 244 acres of land for a planned industrial park and to sell 40 of those acres for oilfield worker housing.

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  2. Jury selection set in case of man declared deadJury selection set in...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 16 | The Town Talk

    ... left his family in Mississippi without notice in 1987. Sanders' parents, brother and ex-wife petitioned a Pike County, Miss., court in 1994 to have him declared dead after they hadn't heard from him in years. Sanders was arrested a number of times ...

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  3. Mississippi Briefs for August 14.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 13 | Sunherald.com

    ... a compromised immune system is at a higher risk of complications from the infection. MCCOMB -- Last year when Pike County Economic Development District officials asked the Board of Supervisors to more than double its budget, supervisors said they ...

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  4. Court grants accused murderer a continuanceRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 13 | Pike Press

    ... and if he does, the new attorney will handle his preliminary hearing. The matter was settled Tuesday morning in Pike County Circuit Court. Coffman, 28, is accused of stabbing what is believed to be his half-brother to death while the two were ...

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  5. Recycling going well in Pike CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 1 | Sunherald.com

    Recycling is well under way in McComb and Summit, but officials say they hope to see more participation in Magnolia and Osyka now that the service is available in all four of Pike County's municipalities.

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  6. Recycling going well in Pike CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2012 | KNOE-TV Monroe

    Recycling is well underway in McComb and Summit, but officials say they hope to see more participation in Magnolia and Osyka now that the service is available in all four of Pike County's municipalities.

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  7. Man who lived in U-Haul banished from Pike Co.Read the original story

    Friday Aug 1 | Commercial Dispatch

    A judge has freed a Mississippi couple who were jailed after they were found living in a U-Haul truck with several other people but has told the man to leave Pike County.

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  8. Man who lived in U-Haul banished from Pike CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 31 | Sunherald.com

    A judge has freed a Mississippi couple who were jailed after they were found living in a U-Haul truck with several other people but has told the man to leave Pike County.

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  9. U-Haul dweller released from jail, banished from Pike CountyRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 31 | The Mississippi Press

    A judge has freed a Mississippi couple who were jailed after they were found living in a U-Haul truck with several other people but has told the man to leave Pike County.

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  10. McComb OKs sewer extensionRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 31 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    ... camp and other businesses are expected to be located. The cost of the project is estimated at $2.2 million. Pike County supervisors have unofficially pledged $1.6 million from bond proceeds to cover 73 percent of the project if McComb pays the ...

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    Friday Jul 25 | WAPT-TV Jackson

    ... Varnado 29 , both of McComb, were arrested on one count each of possessing stolen property. They remained in the Pike County Jail Thursday. Shantay Varnado's bond was set at $10,000 and Darnell Varnado was held without bond. Authorities said the ...

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  12. More Read the original story

    Friday Jul 25 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    ... Shantay Varnado of McComb were arrested on one count each of possessing stolen property. They remained in the Pike County jail Thursday. Shantay Varnado's bond was set at $10,000 and Darnell Varnado was held without bond. Authorities say the state ...

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  13. Looking underground for a jackpot of liquid goldRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 24 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    "We're looking at per well to the state about 4.2, 4.3 million dollars," said Chuck Lambert, Pike County Board of Supervisors President.

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  14. An Big Gulf Coast Shale Oil Opportunity in Louisiana, MississippiRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2014 | US News & World Report

    ... acres of the Tuscaloosa Marine Shale land in Louisiana and Mississippi, spending more than $300 million. In Pike County, Mississippi officials say there's potential for thousands of new jobs and billions of dollars in new income. How substantial ...

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  15. Tangipahoa inmate captured after weekend escapeRead the original story

    Jul 7, 2014 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    ... custody. Sheriff Daniel Edwards says Verdale Moore was recaptured Monday with help from his detectives and the Pike County, Mississippi, Sheriff's Office, which on Monday found Moore at a home in Osyka, Mississippi. Moore had escaped Sunday night ...

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  16. More Read the original story

    Jul 7, 2014 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    The Mississippi Supreme Court will hear appeal from Kendrick Cowart who was convicted in Pike County for his role in the 2009 robbery of a check-cashing business and the beating death of employee Sue Carter.

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  17. Phelps pleads guiltyRead the original story

    Jun 26, 2014 | Pike Press

    Marsha M. Phelps 41, Saverton, Mo. plead guilty last week in Pike County Circuit Court to several charges of possession of a protected species - a misdemeanor.

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  18. Mississippi Supreme Court to hear Pike County man's argument that 1998 life sentence unconstitutionalRead the original story

    Jun 16, 2014 | The Mississippi Press

    ... sentence to life without parole for the death of child is unconstitutional. Glen Conley Jr.'s was convicted in Pike County of capital murder and sentenced to life in prison without parole in 1998. Prosecutors said Conley drowned a 3-year-old child ...

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  19. State: 513 voters lacked photo ID on June 3Read the original story

    Jun 12, 2014 | Commercial Dispatch

    ... one" who had been denied the right to vote for lacking identification. At least one such case was reported in Pike County, which was chalked up to a poll worker's mistake. Mississippians approved a voter ID constitutional amendment in 2011, and ...

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  20. Decline in dairy producers shows industrya s woesRead the original story

    Jun 3, 2014 | Mississippi Business Journal

    ... prices go up," he said. "When milk prices go up, so do cattle prices because each cow can bring you more money." Pike County Extension agent Lamar Adams said many of the remaining dairy farmers are using the current economic situation to pay off ...

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