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  1. Mississippi BriefsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 27 | Sunherald.com

    ... Detective Clint Earls says Johnson was working with a crew when he fell from a scaffold and plunged 70 to 90 feet. PURVIS -- A former volunteer firefighter in Lamar County has pleaded guilty to charges he set fire to a home in 2013. A judge ordered ...

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  2. The first time I saw my rockRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 26 | Sunherald.com

    ... that who we were looking for was snoozing in our own house after working a swing shift at the Pontiac Refinery out of Purvis. By the time my father awoke, the tinkering multitude had assembled at our house and were drinking my father's coffee and ...

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  3. Lamar County Narcotics Unit Investigation nets 11Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 14 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... investigation. According to Lamar County Sheriff Danny Rigel, the narcotics unit has conducted investigations in the Purvis and Sumrall areas, focusing on the sale of methamphetamines and prescription drugs. According to Rigel the unit has made 11 ...

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  4. Mississippi Maximizing Your Faith CrusadeRead the original story

    Monday Jul 21 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... ateway Baptist Church (1130 Hwy. 13, Lumberton) and August 3rd at 10 a.m. at Grace Covenant Church (1242 Old Hwy. 11, Purvis). For more details, e-mail samarianray@johnpaceministries.com or call 601-307-8803.

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  5. 18-wheeler spills chicken on Interstate 20Read the original story

    Friday Jul 11 | Vicksburg Post

    ... bond for felony domestic assault on the same man, with whom she was in a domestic relationship, Pace said. Carvis Purvis, 26, 225 Tucker Road, was also held without bond. An investigation into the burglary was ongoing and no further details were ...

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  6. Pompano, Tiger Shark lead catches at Deep Sea RodeoRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 5 | Sunherald.com

    ... of the rodeo so far, a 224-pound-12 ounce Tiger Shark. All four members aboard -- Pat Irwin, Frankie Adams, Bryan Purvis, and Gil Buchanan -- all had a hand in landing the shark. It took the weigh-in crew at the rodeo special effort to get the shark ...

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  7. Pompano, Tiger Shark lead catches at Deep Sea RodeoRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 5 | Sunherald.com

    ... of the rodeo so far, a 224-pound-12 ounce Tiger Shark. All four members aboard -- Pat Irwin, Frankie Adams, Bryan Purvis, and Gil Buchanan -- all had a hand in landing the shark. It took the weigh-in crew at the rodeo special effort to get the shark ...

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  8. Deep Sea Rodeo Day 3Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 5 | Sunherald.com

    ... take special measures to get the shark to the station and get it weighed. The team of Pat Irwin, Frankie Adams, Bryan Purvis, and Gil Buchanan had a hand in landing the shark. The Sun Herald is pleased to provide this opportunity to share ...

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  9. Lamar County breaks ground for new dispatch wingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 5 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... workers spent the day drilling and breaking ground for the new system. The EOC moved from its old location on Purvis-to-Oloh Road to a new 6-acre site in the county industrial park in late 2013. James Smith, director of the Lamar County Emergency ...

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  10. Two Lamar County residents plead guilty to child exploitationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 3 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Hunter Richardson Howell, 31, of Hattiesburg, and Robert Shawn Sumrall, 29, of Purvis, each pled guilty to one count of child exploitation before special circuit Judge William E. Andrews, III in Lamar County on Monday.

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  11. Summer Jams: Charles CarterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 3 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... live on News 7 Sunrise. Charles Carter plays Christian, Contemporary and Jazz music on several instruments. Born in Purvis, Charles is known around the world as "the One Man Show." He travels across the country to perform live. Tune in to News 7 ...

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  12. Lamar Co. men sentenced for child exploitationRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 2 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    ... American reports 31-year-old Hunter Richardson Howell, of Hattiesburg, and 29-year-old Robert Shawn Sumrall, of Purvis, each pleaded guilty to one count of child exploitation before special circuit Judge William E. Andrews III, in Lamar County on ...

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  13. Around Mississippi: Olive Branch has beaver problem, Pontotoc's beloved Sno Shoppe closesRead the original story

    Jun 30, 2014 | The Mississippi Press

    ... problems in the Maywood area years earlier when a flash flood was thought to have prompted a beaver dam to break. In Purvis , Attorney General Jim Hood says two Lamar County men are going to prison after pleading guilty to one count of child ...

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  14. Purvis soldier gets Purple Heart for Afghanistan woundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2014 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... serving in Afghanistan two years ago has been recognized by the Army for his sacrifice. Sgt. Norman Whiddon, II, of Purvis, was awarded the Military Order of the Purple Heart in a brief ceremony at Camp Shelby Saturday. Whiddon, 35, was operating ...

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  15. Sen. Thad Cochran aims to hold off Tea Party insurgentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2014 | Mississippi Business Journal

    ... need new spirit, new people in Washington." That argument appealed across generations, with 23-year-old teacher Kari Purvis saying, "Thad Cochran's been up there a while. I just wanted a change for the better." Purvis, a Magee middle school teacher, ...

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  16. Fuller and White to be inducted FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2014 | Vicksburg Post

    ... 5A tournament in 1973 and a runner-up finish in 1974. "I missed winning a state championship by three points when Purvis Short played for Hattiesburg," White said, referring to the forward who went on to play 13 seasons in the NBA. "I loved my ...

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  17. Lamar County woman killed in one vehicle accidentRead the original story

    Jun 2, 2014 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    The accident happened around 3 p.m. on the Purvis Ohlo Road in the County. A witness told deputies that Johnson lost control of the pick-up she was driving when it began to fish tail on the wet road.

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  18. More Read the original story

    May 28, 2014 | WLBT-TV Jackson

    A group of Purvis Middle School students recently took a trip to Jackson, Mississippi to nominate the late Willie Heidelberg for the impact he made during the Civil Rights Movement.

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  19. West Lauderdale shuts out Purvis, snags 13th baseball titleRead the original story

    May 24, 2014 | The Meridian Star

    ... baseball team thrived under them. After taking Game 1 of the MHSAA Class 4A state title series Thursday, 3-0, against Purvis High School Thursday, the Knights once again pitched a shutout en route to a 5-0 win and a state title Friday. The ...

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  20. West Lauderdale ace brilliant as Knights win Game 1 of state title seriesRead the original story

    May 23, 2014 | The Meridian Star

    With Will Stokes on the mound, a 3-0 lead felt like 30-0. The senior ace for West Lauderdale High School was once again brilliant when it mattered most, as Stokes relied on low-90s heat and a biting slider to shut down Purvis High School in Game 1 of the MHSAA Class 4A state title series Thursday.

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