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Nineteen plead guilty, sentenced in Pontotoc

By David Helms Pontotoc Progress During the first week of proceedings in Pontotoc County Circuit Court, nineteen defendants pled guilty to their respective charges and were sentenced.Defendant Jerry Allen Ferguson pled guilty to two counts of DUI third offense.Ferguson was sentenced to two concurrent five year prison terms unless he successfully completes one year in […]

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Aberdeen embracing blues with annual Bukka White Blues Festival

By Ray Van Dusen Monroe Journal ABERDEEN – Blues music isn’t limited to just one age group of performers, as per the case of the lineup of this year’s Bukka White Festival. The Mississippi-born talent of the festival to be held on the banks of the Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway Oct. 16 and 17 ranges in age […]

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It’s all about passion

HOUSTON – Just like the game they cheer for, these ladies say that without a passion for the sport you will never make it as a cheerleader. Houston cheerleaders hosted their annual mini-camp for future cheerleaders last week and talked a little about what it takes to grab a pom-pom, megaphone and run on the […]

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Geneva Welch

DERMA – Geneva Welch, 56, died Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2013, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. She was a member of Porter’s Chapel A.M.E. Church. Services will be at 11 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 18, at Double Springs M.B. Church in Bellefontaine. The Rev. Calvin Worthem will be officiating. Burial will be in the Double […]

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Sheriff arrests four linked to Okolona burglaries

OKOLONA –The Chickasaw County Sheriff’s Department has made four arrests in a series of burglaries, with divers called in to recover some of the loot. Two homes on Forrest Street were burglarized about two weeks ago with guns, jewelry, watches and money stolen in the break-ins. It is believed that as authorities began developing suspects […]

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