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A Jones County man is out on bond after being accused of “inappropriately touching” a young girl who was in his care last month.

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Police Chief Tyrone Stewart and the Laurel Police Department will host their fourth annual “Fill-a-Truck” food drive at Walmart on Highway 15 on Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. to benefit The Good Samaritan Center’s Food Pantry & Soup Kitchen. 

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Woman used sex to set up rapper who was shot

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Break-in, ransacking doesn’t stop pastor/policeman from having Sunday services

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Justin Henry starred in baseball a Vicksburg High before moving on to Ole Miss, where he played alongside his brother Jordan. Both were ridiculously talented athletes, but it was Justin who knew the game of baseball more than any other person I have met.

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Is your annual IRA withdrawal a bother? If you are an affluent retiree, that might be the case. The income is always nice, but the taxes that come with it? Not so much.

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I don’t have a son — at least, not that I know of (I apologize for the obligatory clichéd joke of every fun-loving man in the world). And, barring some Abraham-esque miracle (or a mental lapse in Vegas), I never will. 

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Today (Saturday) is the last game of the 2018 college football season as Army takes on Navy at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia at 2 p.m. on CBS in the 119th meeting between the two service academies.

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A home was a total loss and three family dogs were missing, but a grandmother and two toddlers managed to escape a house fire in the Pendorff Commnunity early Tuesday.

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The South Jones High School Marching Band, War Path, recently competed in the 5A State Marching Championship and brought home the Bronze Medal. The competition was composed of the Top 13 qualifying bands throughout the state. All bands were judged in the areas of general effect, music perfor…

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Jones County Sheriff’s Department Narcotics Division agents went to the Hebron Community with an arrest warrant for one suspected drug dealer, but wound up making seven arrests for drug-related offenses, a weapons violation and a burglary.

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An argument over who wrote a rap song may have triggered a shooting in Jones County that reportedly put a man in a Jackson hospital.

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A group of 50-plus volunteers showed up at Mason Park in Laurel on a bright Saturday morning, all with the same goal: To continue the tradition of keeping the park as a bright spot at night through the Christmas holiday season.

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A Laurel tradition dating back more than 60 years will take place on Saturday at two locations in downtown Laurel. The annual Kiwanis Club of Laurel Pancake Day will feature all-you-can-eat pancakes with butter and syrup, sausage, white and chocolate milk, Coca-Cola products and coffee.

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PICAYUNE — Some West Jones fans weren’t there for kickoff because of a big wreck on I-59, but they were there for the celebration. And what a celebration it was. The Mustangs beat Picayune 21-13 for the Class 5A South State championship to punch their ticket to the state title game at The Rock.

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Baby-gift-wrapped ganja had birthday card attached; some of seized stash was likely headed to local schools

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The balance beam is Emma DeSantis’ favorite event in gymnastics. That’s no surprise, considering how she has been able to balance things in her life to achieve her goal of signing with the perennial national power University of Alabama.

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NEJ star rises from Russian orphanage and death bed to take next step toward dream

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Bama commit, stalwart defense have Mustangs riding high

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The 35th annual Christmas at Landrum’s Homestead and Village is scheduled to begin Saturday at the iconic village on Highway 15 South in the Landrum Community.

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HATTIESBURG —  The West Jones Mustangs have been bridesmaids five times in Scott Pierson’s tenure as the school’s head football coach.

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An Ellisville man is being accused of having sexual contact with minor children, but no details about the charges were provided by the arresting agency.

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Creole mustard-crusted 

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Council proposing to pay part-time firefighters

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Jurors fined for failure to show, get chastised by judge

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Older fans will remember this. Back in the old days, when John Vaught was the Ole Miss football coach and the Rebels were ranked in the Top 10 nearly every year, the Rebels would play an annual game with Chattanooga.

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A Heidelberg man was going almost 100 mph while drunk, with two children in the car, shortly after being released from prison for felony DUI, according to testimony in Jones County Circuit Court.

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Local businessman Lang Rogers was the only one to make mention of the proverbial elephant in the room at the Nov. 5 meeting of the Jones County Board of Supervisors at the courthouse in Ellisville.

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ELLISVILLE – After battling all day at the Jones College Bobcat Math League playoff competition, the first-seeded Oak Grove Warrior team won the 2018 Championship title for the second time in recent history. It literally came down to the last question in the final round of 30-questions with …