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Prisoners escape from JDC jail

Law enforcement officers are searching for two inmates who escaped from the Jefferson Davis County jail last Thursday ... Read more | Add your comment

Two prisoners escape from JDC jail

Two prisoners have escaped  from the Jefferson Davis County jail. Desmond Fortenberry and Marcus Bridges are on the ... Read more | Add your comment

JDC sees highest one-day rise in COVID-19 cases

It is possible that masks could soon be manadatory in Jefferson Davis County. “Because of the increase in ... Read more | Add your comment

Search continues for missing JDC woman

Cadaver dogs with the GTR K9 Search Team out of Columbus searched Jefferson Davis Lake and the surrounding ... Read more | Add your comment

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Son of star found dead in Prentiss

The son of ‘Bring It’ star Selena Johnson was found dead in Prentiss Wednesday night. Family members said Quincy Johnson, 29, was last seen leaving ... Read more

by Holley Cochran, Wednesday, July 29, 2020 1:47 pm

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JDCSD releases plan for school year

  Jefferson Davis School District will utilize the hybrid model for instruction. The hybrid model will consist of three phases: Phase 1 Virtual Learning; Phase ... Read more

by Holley Cochran, Wednesday, July 29, 2020 1:45 pm

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Online land sale assistance available

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 29, 2020 1:44 pm

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China sending unsolicited seeds

Mississippi Commissioner of Agriculture and Commerce Andy Gipson instructs anyone receiving packages of unsolicited seeds from China, or any foreign country, in recent days to ... Read more

by Holley Cochran, Wednesday, July 29, 2020 1:44 pm

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T. Waits appointed to pharmacy board

The Mississippi Board of Pharmacy welcomed two new board members at the third quarter meeting held in Jackson on July 16. Ronnie Bagwell of Brandon ... Read more

by Holley Cochran, Wednesday, July 22, 2020 9:07 am

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Annual awards presented to Jefferson Davis Community Hospital staff

The 2020 We CARE awards were presented recently to the employees at Jefferson Davis Community Hospital.Pictured left front to back: Nurse Technician of the Year ... Read more

by Holley Cochran, Wednesday, July 22, 2020 9:06 am

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Food boxes distributed at J.E. Johnson Elementary

Food boxes are now being distributed weekly at J. E. Johnson Elementary School in Prentiss. R3SM, in conjunction with Jefferson Davis County Long Term Recovery, ... Read more

by Holley Cochran, Wednesday, July 15, 2020 11:42 am

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Jaguars’ fall sports delayed two weeks

The Mississippi High School Activities Association (MHSAA) announced Tuesday that the fall sports season will still take place. However, the season will be pushed back ... Read more

by Holley Cochran, Wednesday, July 15, 2020 11:37 am

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State flag removed from courthouse

District 3 Supervisor Demarrio Booth removes the State of Mississippi flag from the Jefferson Davis County Courthouse Monday afternoon. On June 28, the Mississippi Legislature ... Read more

by Holley Cochran, Friday, July 10, 2020 10:54 am

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Voters receiving fraudulent cards in the mail

Many Jefferson Davis County voters are receiving cards in the mail stating they may no longer be registered to vote. The cards are from an ... Read more

by Holley Cochran, Friday, July 10, 2020 10:54 am

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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 was stolen from a shop on Payne ... Read more

by Holley Cochran, Wednesday, July 1, 2020 11:54 am

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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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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 will be from 11 a.m. until 6:30 ... Read more

by Holley Cochran, Friday, June 19, 2020 8:43 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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ECF residents flooded with love

Over 80 decorated cars, trucks, bikes, motorcycles, horses and other vehicles passed by the Jefferson Davis Community Hospital Extended Care Facility in a parade for ... Read more

by Holley Cochran, Friday, June 12, 2020 12:24 pm

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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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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 Christian since seventh grade. She served as ... Read more

by Holley Cochran, Wednesday, June 3, 2020 12:34 pm

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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