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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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Nature's Gourmet: Agriculture commissioner visits Petal facility

By STAFF REPORTS,

Commissioner of Agriculture and Commerce Andy Gipson visited Nature’s Gourmet Farm in Petal, touring the newly- expanded on-farm poultry processing facility that is owned and operated by Ben Simmons. Others in attendance included State Senator Angela Hill and a customer of Nature’s Gourmet Farm, Helen Rayburn.






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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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New Releases: May 9

By MIK DAVIS,

Mac DeMarco finds freedom with his own record label

On his first album for his own record label, DeMarco takes on a lot of freedom. "Cowboy" wants to show his maturation. Desperately. On the repetitive "All of Our Yesterdays," DeMarco pushes it like it could be the anthem of the Summer of '76. 



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