Yazoo County Newswire (Page 2)

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  1. MDEQ could penalize Yazoo County for tar spill that trapped puppyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2017 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    We have new information on a story that has hit nerves and sparked a firestorm of comments on social media. Sunday, a stray puppy was rescued from a sticky grave.

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  2. Competition heats up at 4-H cooking contestRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2016 | Holmes County Herald

    ... - Junior and Senior. Each child was given two, 1-inch thick pork chops to season and grill. Jewel Vandevere of Yazoo County placed 1st, Colton Howell, 2nd and Livi Howell (sister) placed 3rd. Scorecards on these three competitors revealed that only ...

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  3. Disturbing Images: Dog rescued after getting stuck in tar in Yazoo CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2017 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    A small puppy was discovered glued to the ground in a pool of tar at a Yazoo County barn late Mother's Day. But the County Road Manager at the property didn't seemed too concerned about the hazard when we spoke with him today, even throwing some insults in our direction.

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  4. Man charged for shooting, killing Yazoo mother in carRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2017 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    The person of interest detained following the shooting death of 33-year-old Keondra Williams has been charged. On May 3, the Yazoo County Sheriff's Department originally arrested but then released Richard Johnson and did not file charges against him.

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  5. Former federal corrections officer pleads guilty to briberyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2017 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Former federal corrections officer Julius Pearson, 26, from Madison County, Mississippi, pleaded guilty Tuesday before Senior U.S. District Judge William H. Barbour, to bribery, announced Acting U.S. Attorney Harold Brittain. The investigation revealed that beginning in approximately August 2016, Julius Pearson began smuggling tobacco into the Federal Prison in Yazoo County where he was employed as a corrections officer.

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  6. Former Federal Prison Guard Pleads Guilty to BriberyRead the original story

    May 2, 2017 | US News & World Report

    Acting U.S. Attorney Harold Brittain, in a news release, says 26-year-old Julius Pearson entered the plea Tuesday before senior U.S. District Judge William H. Barbour. An investigation revealed that Pearson was paid about $10,000 by inmates and others for delivering tobacco to inmates at the Federal Prison in Yazoo County, where he worked as a corrections officer.

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  7. Woman found shot and killed inside car in Yazoo CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2017 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    A 33-year-old woman was found shot to death in front seat of a car in Yazoo County early Tuesday morning. Around 4:00 a.m., Yazoo County Deputies were dispatched to Oakhaven Apartments on Shady Lane just outside the City limits of Yazoo City.

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  8. Yazoo County recovering after tornadoRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2017 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    The Hughs family was hosting a sleepover when the wind and the rain brought a massive tree onto the house. Eleven children were in the house, and luckily not a single one was injured.

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  9. 10 Things to Know for MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2017 | Fredericksburg.com

    ... in the foreground and the building in the background appear damaged by a suspected tornado that went through Yazoo County, Miss., Sunday, April 30, 2017. (Therese Apel/The Clarion-Ledger via AP) In this Wednesday, April 19, 2017 photo, Iraq war ...

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  10. Holmes and Yazoo County schools closed Monday due to stormsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2017 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency has received initial damage reports from 19 county emergency management agencies as a result of severe storms Sunday. Due to extensive storm damage in Durant, a mandatory curfew will go into effect 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. Due to extensive storm damage in Durant, there will be a mandatory curfew that will go into effect from 8pm until 6am Until further notice.

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  11. Kosciusko event company has over $10,000 in wedding items stolenRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2017 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    The Yazoo County Sheriff's Department is asking for help in recovering over $10,000 worth of stolen wedding equipment. According to Investigator Terry Gann, authorities recovered a trailer that was stolen recently out of Kosciusko.

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  12. Yazoo County Schools will have delayed start TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2017 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Yazoo County schools will have a two-hour delayed start Tuesday morning. School officials are asking students to report by 10 a.m. and teachers by 9:30.

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  13. School closings and delays for MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2017 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... delayed in the metro due to flooding and storms that came through. Here is the latest list of school delays. Yazoo County Schools- Delayed; classes starting at 10:00 a.m., teachers by 9:30 a.m., principals, central office, custodians and office ...

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  14. Truck slams into back of 18-wheeler wreck on Hwy 49Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2017 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    According to Trooper Henry with MHP, an 18-wheeler and a truck were involved in a wreck on Hwy 49 in Yazoo County. The 18 wheeler slowed to make a turn on Passions and the F-150 tried to pass in the other lane.

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  15. Two log trucks collide in Warren CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2017 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... ling its load of logs. The driver of the burning 18 wheeler was ejected and was airlifted to UMMC. According to Yazoo County Sheriff's Department Investigator Terry Gann, the driver suffered 2nd and 3rd degree burns to his left arm.

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  16. Former federal corrections officer's trial setRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2017 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    A former federal corrections officer's trial will begin soon as he answers to charges of accepting bribes to introduce contraband. Officials say the incident happened at the Yazoo County Federal Correctional Facility.

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  17. Yazoo County wildfire being investigated as an arsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2017 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    There are new developments in Tuesday's wildfire in Yazoo County that torched more than 100 acres and threatened dozens of structures. He says to hear that someone intentionally set the fire that sparked an even bigger fire in these woods is shocking and upsetting.

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  18. Yazoo County house fire that sparked wildfire ruled arsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2017 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Yazoo County Sheriff's Department and State Fire Marshall are now investigating the house fire that sparked the wildfire as arson. A fast moving wildfire tore through the woods in Yazoo County and fire crews had a tough time putting it out.

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  19. Yazoo man dies after being shot in the face over land disputeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2017 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    According to Investigator Terry Gann with the Yazoo County Sheriff's Dept. 55-year-old Chris Day, of Yazoo City, was airlifted to UMMC Sunday after 76-year-old Billy Thomas shot him in the face.

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  20. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2017 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Officers searched two regional facilities Thursday as part of the Mississippi Department of Corrections' contraband crackdown known as Operation Zero Tolerance. A search at the Yazoo County Correctional Facility in Yazoo City and the Holmes-Humphreys County Regional Correctional Facility in Lexington before dawn netted contraband at both prisons.

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