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On Saturday, April 6, 2019, as my sister and I were leaving the Salvation Army my car stopped in the middle of the road. It would not move out of the road. As cars passed on both sides of us, passing illegally, my sister got out of the car to direct traffic, as I called 911.

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In spite of the rain, the G.W. Gilliam Hall was turned into an elegant banquet room this past Saturday night filled with the cheerful voices of people visiting and enjoying the art displays of the local artists.

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Six defendants pled guilty to criminal charges and were sentenced during the final six days of the March term of Pontotoc County Circuit Court, which ended last Friday (April 12). 

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Few critics expected the new film Unplanned to rise to the top of the box office charts. But the true story of Abby Johnson, a Planned Parenthood clinic director turned pro-life advocate, has done just that. This success comes in spite of critical and commercial obstacles.

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Water Department Supt. Mike Martin said that signs have been stolen from the Ecru community. “We had someone come through and steal stop signs and street signs. Wayne Stokes [first district supervisor] found several of them in a gully. If you see a sign missing please let us know.” Martin sa…

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Mississippians have inherited, harvested, and benefited from our oceans. That is why our state is a leader when it comes to the Blue Economy – the sustainable use of ocean resources for economic growth, improved livelihoods and jobs, and ocean ecosystem health.

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The third and final week of circuit court is set to begin next Monday, April 8, with 99 cases on the docket. Judge Paul Funderburk is set to preside. 

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During first week proceedings in the March term ofPontotoc County Circuit Court, arraignments were held for defendants indicted in recent months by a Pontotoc County Grand Jury. 

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Attention - Soldiers of the 155th Armored Brigade Combat Team, returning from deployment overseas, your service has earned you access to Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) health care benefits. You and other Veterans who served in a theater of combat operations after November 11, 1998 are e…

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Providing for the common defense is Congress’s most important responsibility. It is among the first legislative powers listed by our Founders in the U.S. Constitution. As a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, I am dedicated to fulfilling that responsibility by ensuring our militar…

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Pontotoc County Sheriff Leo Mask said Thursday, March 21 that he has revised courthouse security plans so that everyone who comes into the courthouse doesn’t have to walk through the metal detectors.

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Pontotoc Police and Pontotoc County Sheriff's Department combined efforts on March 14 to arrest and charge three suspects in connection with four alleged commercial building burglaries, including one in the city limits and three more in the county.

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Pontotoc County Sheriff Leo Mask said Thursday, March 21, that he has revised courthouse security plans so that everyone who comes into the courthouse doesn’t have to walk through the metal detectors.

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They grew up hunting birds together in hills and bottoms of the Hurricane community, and after 56 and 55 years respectively in the banking business, Buddy Montgomery and Larry Russell are calling it a career together.