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SHERIFF FILES LAWSUIT AGAINST COUNTY COMMISSION OVER JAIL

BUTLER – Choctaw County Sheriff Scott Lolley has officially filed a lawsuit against members of the Choctaw County Commission for not taking action to construct a county jail. Filed in Choctaw County Circuit Court on July 15, the lawsuit names as defendants the county commission as a whole, along with each member individually, including Chairman…

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Obituaries 01.25.2023

Tommy L. Coleman SWEETWATER – Graveside Services were held for Bro. Tommy Lee Coleman on January 20, 2023 at Jackson Memorial Cemetery, with Rev. Keith Howell, officiating. Tommy Lee was born March 8, 1963 to the late Amos Coleman and Ida Mae Ruffin.  After the death of both parents, Tommy Lee was raised by his…

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Classifieds/Legals 01.25.2023

REAL ESTATE LAND FOR SALE – 40 +/- Acres, in Clarke County, MS, Merchantable timber with creek and duck pond. Listed at $50,000.00 Call Johnson Land Company 251-423-2198. LAND FOR SALE – Pennington, Alabama (Choctaw County) located on Wallace McNeely Road. You have access to the property from Wallace McNeely Rd, and east and west…

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Calendar of Events 01.25.2023

Saturday, January 28th ONE NIGHT REUNION, for The New Beginners, Mt. Moriah Baptist Church, Gilbertown, 7 p.m., Special guest: James Crosby and the Highway Harmonizers, Kareem Franks, and more.   Sunday, January 29th USHER BOARD CONVENTION, at John the Baptist, Halsell, 1:30 p.m.   Wednesday, February 1st HARVEST MINISTRIES, Cromwell, 8 a.m. – 2 p.m.,…

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Suspects arrested after high-speed chase

Two individuals were arrested on Thursday night after they led local law enforcement on a high-speed chase that spanned from just east of Butler to Pennington to Jachin and finally ended in a crash on Ararat Road. The chase began on Highway 10 east of Butler when Butler Police Officer Barry Meeks attempted to pull…

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Ivey issued ‘Safer at Home’ order

Gov. Kay Ivey has just announced plans for a gradual reopening of portions of the state’s economy, with some continued restrictions. A new ‘Safer-at-Home’ order will go into effect as of Thursday at 5:30 p.m. when the current Stay-at-Home is set to expire. According to the new order, which was released during an 11 a.m.…

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IVEY ISSUES “SHELTER IN PLACE” ORDER

MONTGOMERY – “April promises to be a very deadly month in our state,” Gov. Kay Ivey said in news conference Friday afternoon.  “This is an imminent threat to our way of life, and you need to understand that we are past urging people to stay at home. It is now the law.” In a joint…

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