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Presley Sets Public Hearing Regarding Town of Smithville Water Rates

SMITHVILLE- Smithville, Mississippi (August 27, 2014) – Public Service Commissioner Brandon Presley announced today that he will hold a public hearing regarding the Town of Smithville’s plan for a proposed rate increase for water service that has been filed with the Public Service Commission. The Public Hearing will be held Tuesday, September 16, 2014 at 10:00 […]

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Crash in Monroe County claims life of West Point man

Antonio Gardner, 40, of West Point, was driving southbound on U.S. 45 Alternate just south of Mississippi Highway 8 when the accident occurred just before 5 p.m. He apparently lost control of the 1998 F-150 pickup and overturned in the median and was ejected from the vehicle. Gardner, was transported to North Mississippi Medical Center-West […]

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Amory man arrested for possession of marijuana

AMORY- Monroe County Sheriff’s Department Narcotics Unit arrested Jason Isbell, 31, of Amory. The arrest was the result of an ongoing investigation. Isbell is charged with Possession of Marijuana with Intent. Bond has not been set Isbell is currently being housed at Monroe County Detention Center. 

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Hamilton man arrested manufacturing and possession

HAMILTON-  Monroe County Sheriff’s Department Narcotics Unit arrested Eugene O. Miller, 48, of Hamilton, MS on Friday.  The arrest was the result of an ongoing investigation by the Narcotics Unit.  Miller is charged with Manufacturing Marijuana and Possession of a Schedule 2 Narcotic.  Bond has not been set. Miller is currently being housed at Monroe County […]

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Tronox accident victim identified as a Brooksvillle man

HAMILTON – A 56-year-old man died Thursday morning after an accident at Tronox. George Rice, 56, of Brooksville was pronounced dead at the scene by Monroe County Coroner Alan Gurley. The accident occurred at about 6:40 a.m. and Rice’s body was recovered at approximately 9 a.m. The body was later transported to the State Medical […]

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Hamilton man arrested for possession of Methamphetamine

HAMILTON-  Monroe County Sheriff’s Department arrested Kristopher Lavel Meisenholder, 29, of Hamilton. Meisenholder is charged with Possession of Methamphetamine. The arrest was the result of a traffic stop on Grubb Springs Road. Bond has not been set, and he is currently being held at Monroe County Detention Center.

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Illinois woman dies from accident in Monroe County

SMITHVILLE - Illinois woman dies from injuries in wreck in Monroe County. Le Etta Workman, age 68 or Zion, IL died today, August 6 at North MS Medical Center in Tupelo at 8:30AM. The accident occurred on July 29th on highway 23 just east of Smithville in Monroe County. MS Workman was airlifted to North MS […]

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Amory man charged with possession of cocaine

AMORY-  Monroe County Sheriff’s Department arrested Jeremy O’Bryant Walls, 27, of Amory. Walls is charged with Possession of Controlled Substance Cocaine.  The arrest was the result of a traffic stop on Hwy 278.  Bond has not been set, and Walls is currently being housed at Monroe County Detention Center.  

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Becker man arrested for burglary of commercial building in Hamilton

ABERDEEN- On Tuesday, Monroe County Sheriff’s Department arrested William Clovis “Bubba” Cantrell, 24,  Becker. Cantrell is charged with Burglary of a Commercial Building. The arrest was the result of an investigation into a burglary of a  business on Hwy 8 in Hamilton where approximately $1000.00 worth of consumable goods were stolen. Bond has not been set and […]

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