Prentiss County Newswire

Prentiss County Newswire

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  1. Booneville woman leaves home to work in Filipino orphanageRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Newms360.com

    ... five years ago by fellow-Mississippian, Ray Hall, who is the pastor at East Marietta Baptist Church in Prentiss County. Hall, who is also a State Trooper, visited the island of Leyte a few years ago, and came home with a vision to create a home for ...

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  2. Drug investigation leads to four arrestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 28 | Newms360.com

    A lengthy investigation into drug sales in Prentiss County ended with the recent indictment of four men. Prentiss County narcotics officers wrapped up the undercover investigation with one arrest Saturday and three more on Monday.

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  3. Traffic stop leads to felony drug arrestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 23 | Newms360.com

    According to Prentiss County Sheriff Randy Tolar, deputies stopped a car on Gaston Road Nov. 16. Deputies found several grams of methamphetamine on Michael Joe Leslie, 44, and Kimberly Ann Mathis, 32, both of Rienzi. Leslie was charged with possession of controlled substance enhanced while in possession of a firearm, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and several other misdemeanor offenses.

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  4. Five charged with selling drugs on campusRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 18 | Newms360.com

    ... PD patrol and investigation divisions made the arrests at the same time Nov. 16 with the help of the Prentiss County Sheriff's Office and the NEMCC campus police. Arrested were Justin Charles Gunn, 20, of West Point; Quavon Dmar Hugey, 20, of ...

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  5. NEWS Custom Engineered Wheels investing $13 million to rebuild in MississippiRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 17 | Plastics News

    ... early next year. "This is a good location for a workforce," said Leon Hays, executive director of the Prentiss County Development Association in a phone interview. Workers in the area have knowledge-based skills not fully tapped since some ... 2 comments

  6. Firm to lease building after fire, invest $13M, expand by 20Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 15 | WSJV-TV South Bend

    ... and expand from 65 to 85 workers over several years. The company will receive property tax abatements from Prentiss County and Baldwyn, projected at $2.3 million over 10 years. Custom Engineered Wheels is also getting undisclosed help from the ...

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  7. Custom Engineered Wheels rebuilding in BaldwynRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 15 | Newms360.com

    ... North Lee Industrial Park. "They'll have room to grow into," said Leon Hays, executive director of the Prentiss County Development Association. "Southern Motion was able to meet its growing needs, and at the same time needed to backfill the space ...

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  8. Bomb threat closes Prentiss County schools, juveniles questionedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 14 | Newms360.com

    Two male juveniles are being questioned by authorities in connection with a Monday morning bomb threat against Prentiss County schools. The threat, which gave a time of 10 a.m., was posted on a what officials believe is a bogus Facebook account.

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  9. Area circuit clerks report record voting turnoutRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 10 | Newms360.com

    ... waiting in a steady lines throughout the day. Considering the amount of voters that showed up to the Prentiss County polls, Mike Kelley, circuit clerk, said voting went "exceptionally well." "We had a high turnout, and a lot of people who hadn't ...

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  10. Man charged with assaulting ambulance workersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 9 | Newms360.com

    According to Prentiss County Sheriff Randy Tolar, an ambulance was called to a Booneville home Tuesday night for a suspected medical emergency. When they arrived, Allen Burbey, 49, assaulted the responding emergency medical personnel.

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  11. NEMCC New Albany branch remaining busyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 5 | Newms360.com

    ... percent of the spring 2016 residence in Booneville, behind 24 percent from Alcorn County and 17 percent from Prentiss County. Ford said the New Albany campus costs slightly over $200,000 per year to operate with about $169,000 for salaries and ...

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  12. Our Opinion: Baldwyn obtained helpful crucial infrastructureRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 4 | Newms360.com

    Baldwyn's notice that it will receive $8.8 million in federal funding to upgrade and expand its sewer system confirms the value of investment for health and sanitation even in the nation's smaller municipalities. A $3.19 million grant and a $5.6 million low-interest million loan to the Lee and Prentiss County community is administered through the U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development Water & Environmental Programs .

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  13. Baldwyn woman killed in single-vehicle wreckRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2016 | Newms360.com

    According to Mississippi Highway Patrol spokesman Staff Sgt. Ray Hall, Chauncey U. Wade, 19, was driving north in a 2003 Ford Expedition. Around 1 p.m., she lost control of the vehicle near the intersection with Prentiss County Road 7450, just north of Wheeler.

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  14. Worker dies at pipe plant in northern MississippiRead the original story

    Oct 19, 2016 | The Daily Advance

    Prentiss County Coroner Greg Spark tells multiple news outlets that 39-year-old Michael Jason Mize died Wednesday at the North American Pipe plant in Booneville. An autopsy will be performed.

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  15. Texas man arrested after Monday afternoon high-speed chaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2016 | Newms360.com

    A Texas man in a high-powered sports car led law enforcement on a chase through Itawamba and Lee counties before being stopped at the Prentiss County line. A Mississippi Highway Patrol trooper attempted to stop a westbound 2016 Dodge Challenger Hellcat on Interstate 22 near the Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway around 3:50 p.m. Monday for careless driving and speeding.

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  16. Women charged with possessing drugs at jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2016 | Newms360.com

    ... Wednesday and charged with possession of a controlled substance (crack cocaine) for an incident in July. Prentiss County Sheriff Randy Tolar said McGee was booked into the jail on July 13 on unrelated charges. When a female corrections officer was ...

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  17. New Zika and West Nile cases in MississippiRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2016 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... the 2016 total to 23 in Mississippi. According to the health department, the two new cases are residents of Prentiss County, who recently traveled to the island of Grenada in the West Indies. Zika is a mosquito-borne virus that may cause severe ...

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  18. Health Officials Confirm One New Case of West Nile Virus, Two New Travel-Related Cases of ZikaRead the original story

    Sep 26, 2016 | PressReleasePoint

    ... cases of Zika virus, bringing the 2016 total to 23 in Mississippi. The reported cases were in residents of Prentiss County, who recently traveled to the island of Grenada in the West Indies. Zika is a mosquito-borne virus that causes severe birth ...

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  19. Zika cases confirmed in Prentiss County travelersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2016 | Newms360.com

    The Mississippi State Department of Health reported on Monday the laboratory-confirmed cases of Zika in travelers from Prentiss County who had visited the country of Grenada. So far, 23 Mississippians have been diagnosed with the mosquito-borne virus that is currently be transmitted in about 50 countries, primarily in Central and South America, Mexico, the Caribbean and a portion of Miami Beach, Florida.

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  20. Booneville men charged with kidnapping, rapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2016 | Newms360.com

    Prentiss County Sheriff Randy Tolar said his department got a call from a concerned family member on Sept. 7 and went to the house to check on the woman.

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