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Man dead after shooting in Lamar Co.; police believe self defense

By HASKEL BURNS,

One man is dead after a fight and shooting on Little Black Creek Road, in an incident which police believe was self-defense.

Lamar County Sheriff Danny Rigel said deputies were called to the scene shortly before 7 p.m. Sunday. Upon arriving, officers found a 31-year-old white male suffering from two gunshot wounds.



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Forrest County jail docket

Editor's note: Th following individuals were arrested and charged with misdemeanor or felony crimes and booked into the Forrest County Jail. The report is published in its entirety each Thursday as provided to The PineBelt NEWS from administrators with the Forrest County Jail.



Lamar County jail docket

By SUBMITTED REPORTS,

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following individuals were arrested and charged with misdemeanor or felony crimes and booked into the Lamar County Jail. The report is published in its entirety each Thursday as provided to The PineBelt NEWS from administrators with the Lamar County Jail.


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Pearl River earns 11th seed, will face Williston State in NJCAA Tournament

By FROM PRCC,

POPLARVILLE — A wide range of emotions overcame Coach Chris Oney as his Pearl River Wildcats won the Region XXIII Tournament for the first time last week. Monday proved to be another emotional experience for the Wildcats’ coach as PRCC was the 22nd of 24 teams announced during the NJCAA Selection Show. 





Grace Under Fire

By MICHAEL DIXON,

It has been a season of considering the depths of things. Between Christmas, family, a few moments to be quiet, and the terrible loss of a very close friend, I am in some weird heart space. 

Grateful, sad, hopeful, and feeling very small in the same moment. 


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