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JDC deputies recover stolen property

Jefferson Davis County Sheriff’s Deputies recovered a stolen ATV after it was located in Perry County. The side-by-side ... Read more | Add your comment

Registration dates set for JDC schools

Early registration for the 2020-2021 school year for Jefferson Davis County is  June 22-30 and July 8-15. Registration ... Read more | Add your comment

ECF residents flooded with love

Over 80 decorated cars, trucks, bikes, motorcycles, horses and other vehicles passed by the Jefferson Davis Community Hospital ... Read more | Add your comment

Boleware is STAR Student for Prentiss Christian School

Olivia Boleware has been named STAR Student for Prentiss Christian School. Boleware has been a student at Prentiss ... Read more | Add your comment

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Murder suspect captured in JDC

A murder suspect was captured in Jefferson Davis County last week by local authorities. Jordan Jamal Brinson was arrested at a trailer on Clem Road ... Read more

by Holley Cochran, Wednesday, July 1, 2020 11:52 am

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JDC citizens line up for second mask distribution

A second COVID-19 mask distribution in Jefferson Davis County was successful over the weekend. Masks were distributed Friday at J. E. Johnson Elementary in Prentiss ... Read more

by Holley Cochran, Wednesday, July 1, 2020 11:50 am

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Two injured in Monday morning accident

Two men were injured after a log truck collided with an equipment truck Monday morning in Prentiss.  The accident occured on Highway 13 North at ... Read more

by Holley Cochran, Wednesday, July 1, 2020 11:49 am

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M. L. Arrington Wellness Center back open to the public

The M.L. Arrington Wellness Center is now back open to the public. “The center has been painted, carpet removed, member check-in revamped and everything cleaned ... Read more

by Holley Cochran, Wednesday, July 1, 2020 11:47 am

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JDC land tax sale to be held online

The 2020 Jefferson Davis County Tax Lien Sale will be conducted exclusively online. The auction will begin on Aug. 31 from 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 ... Read more

by Holley Cochran, Wednesday, July 1, 2020 11:47 am

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Commencement exercises held for Prentiss Christian School Class of 2020

Commencement exercises were held for the Prentiss Christian School Class of 2020, on June 11 at N.O. Tyrone Memorial Field.  Pictured are graduates from left: ... Read more

by Holley Cochran, Friday, June 19, 2020 8:42 am

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Local libraries opening June 22 to the public

Both Jefferson Davis County public libraries will resume regular hours soon and be open to the public. The Prentiss Public Library and the Dr. Frank ... Read more

by Holley Cochran, Friday, June 19, 2020 8:41 am

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Two injured in accident on Hwy 13

A two vehicle collision Monday morning injured both drivers on Hwy 13 North just outside of Prentiss. Kendrick Potts of Mount Olive, the driver of ... Read more

by Holley Cochran, Friday, June 12, 2020 11:57 am

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June 15 deadline for disaster assistance

Just a few days remain to apply for disaster assistance grants from FEMA and to submit applications for low-interest disaster loans to the U.S. Small ... Read more

by Holley Cochran, Friday, June 12, 2020 11:55 am

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Tobacco users more susceptible to COVID-19

For less than a year now, the coronavirus COVID-19 has been infecting people around the world, changing the way we live and work dramatically. There ... Read more

by Holley Cochran, Friday, June 12, 2020 11:54 am

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COVID-19 mask distribution successful

All 8,350 masks were distributed to residents in Jefferson Davis County over the weekend. “The numbers are continuing to go up within our state and ... Read more

by Holley Cochran, Wednesday, June 3, 2020 12:33 pm

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New dates for local graduations set

Seniors at Jefferson Davis County High School and Prentiss Christian School were scheduled to graduate May 15. Due to the coronavirus, those graduations have been ... Read more

by Holley Cochran, Wednesday, May 20, 2020 2:38 pm

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No spectators at this year’s Memorial Day program

A Memorial Day program will be held May 25 on the courthouse lawn, however, no spectators will be allowed to attend the annual event due ... Read more

by Holley Cochran, Wednesday, May 20, 2020 12:48 pm

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Easter storm debris removal continues in the county

Debris removal is continuing in Jefferson Davis County from the tornado damage on Easter Sunday. Workers are making their first pass throughout the county and ... Read more

by Holley Cochran, Wednesday, May 20, 2020 12:36 pm

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JDC officers remembered during National Police Week

Flowers were placed at Prentiss City Hall and the Jefferson Davis County Courthouse in memory of local law enforcement officers that were killed in the ... Read more

by Holley Cochran, Wednesday, May 13, 2020 10:47 am

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Town of Prentiss no longer under state of emergency

The state of emergency for the Town of Prentiss has expired. The original order issued in March was extended until May 11. That order expired ... Read more

by Holley Cochran, Wednesday, May 13, 2020 10:36 am

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JDCSD offering meal service to children

The Jefferson Davis County School District is offering meals to any child 0-18 years of age. Pick-up is Monday and Wednesday from 11 a.m. until ... Read more

by Holley Cochran, Wednesday, May 13, 2020 10:35 am

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Easter storm debris removal started in JDC

The Jefferson Davis County Board of Supervisors has hired M.G. Dyess and partner Looks Great Tree Service to begin debris removal in the county caused ... Read more

by Holley Cochran, Wednesday, May 13, 2020 10:34 am

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Holloway named headmaster of Prentiss Christian School

The  board of directors of Prentiss Christian School has recently appointed Homer H. Holloway Jr. as the new headmaster. “I am deeply honored and extremely ... Read more

by Holley Cochran, Wednesday, May 6, 2020 9:25 am

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LEOs investigating murder on Dale Rd.

The Jefferson Davis County Sheriff’s  Office is currently investigation a murder that took place in the northern part of the county last week. Antwon Myers, ... Read more

by Holley Cochran, Wednesday, May 6, 2020 9:24 am

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R3SM to help in recovery from tornadoes

With the donation center at Jefferson Davis High School closing this week, JDC Emergency Management Director Jocelyn Ragsdale is in the process of collaborating with ... Read more

by Holley Cochran, Wednesday, May 6, 2020 9:19 am

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One death in JDC from COVID-19, 12 cases

Jefferson Davis County now has 12 cases of COVID-19 on record according to the Mississippi State Department of Health. Of the 12 cases, eight are ... Read more

by Holley Cochran, Wednesday, April 22, 2020 10:52 am

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Bassfield tornado largest ever recorded in State of Mississippi

The second of the three vicious tornadoes that plowed through Jefferson Davis County Easter Sunday has been confirmed as the state’s widest tornado on record. ... Read more

by Holley Cochran, Wednesday, April 22, 2020 10:50 am

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NFL players, congressman lend aid to storm victims

Former Bassfield Yellowjackets A.J Moore, C.J. Moore and Cornell Armstrong recently gave back to the community that supported them all the way to the NFL. ... Read more

by Holley Cochran, Wednesday, April 22, 2020 10:47 am

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Everything’s gone

Two tornadoes ripped through  Jefferson Davis County Easter Sunday afternoon leaving 100 homes damaged or destroyed and 80 people displaced in the county. Four people ... Read more

by Holley Cochran, Friday, April 17, 2020 12:22 pm