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Decatur Police, Fire get grants to purchase new radios

By THOMAS HOWARD,

Decatur police and fire departments are getting new radios after both departments applied for and received grants to buy new supplies.

In the monthly Board of Aldermen meeting Tuesday, Fire Chief Raymond Overstreet told the board he had secured a grant through the forestry department to get new radios for Decatur Fire Department.











Mississippi Court of Appeals Chief Judge recognized for service

By FROM STAFF REPORTS,

Mississippi Court of Appeals Chief Judge L. Joseph Lee was recognized Thursday, Nov. 15, for more than seven years of exemplary leadership of the court and 20 years of public service

Chief Judge Lee presented his portrait to the court during a retirement ceremony in the courtroom in Jackson. He will be retired Dec. 31.



School Board to hear from attorney candidates Dec. 10

By THOMAS HOWARD,

Newton Municipal School Board Trustees will hear from candidates to replace Robert Logan, as Board Attorney in their December meeting to allow each candidate to have a fair chance at the position. Logan, who had served as the board attorney for over 10 years, resigned as he was elected Chancery Court Judge in the Nov. 6 election.



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Services for Linda Comans Stribling of Sebastopol were held 1 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018, at... READ MORE