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  1. Rogersville police nab man in rolling counterfeit operationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | WTVM

    Rogersville police credit the quick thinking of employees at a local store and a good samaritan for calling in a reckless driving tip to help catch the crook. Police say Daniel Borden, 24, attempted to pass more than $100,000 in counterfeit checks and had more than double that amount in checks he Borden faces a list of charges not just in Lauderdale County, but in surrounding areas such as Limestone County and Jackson, Investigators say they busted Borden's operation earlier this month.

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  2. Justice Department Applauds Settlement to Improve Juvenile Right to Counsel in GeorgiaRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 22 | PressReleasePoint

    ... public defense system. The division is also engaged in a federal suit against the City of Meridian, Lauderdale County, Mississippi, two youth court judges in Lauderdale County, and the state of Mississippi, alleging that they are violating the due ...

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  3. Man arrested by US Marshals, charged with 3 burglariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | SFGate

    The Times Daily reports 28-year-old Benjamin Lynn Bruce was arrested Monday for first-degree burglary and second-degree theft of property. Authorities say Bruce broke into two Florence homes and one in Lauderdale County, taking a gun from that residence on April 5. Sheriff investigator Bret Martin says Bruce became a suspect after someone overheard him talking on the telephone about the Lauderdale County burglary.

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  4. JamestownRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Covington Leader

    ... will kickoff at Glory Grace Chapel in Jamestown April 14-16. Featured will be "The Rev's Andrews" from Lauderdale County and also, Rev. Romel Andrews from Atoka, the husband of Pastor O. Pearl Andrews. Rev. Laurence Andrews will be there Tuesday and ...

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  5. Man Sentenced In Child Exploitation CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    A man arrested two years ago on child sex charges will spend the next several years in jail. Kevin Winstead of Union, plead guilty Monday in Lauderdale County Circuit Court to exploitation of children.

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  6. Animal Shelter Workers, Angels or Monsters?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 6 | Examiner.com

    The Lauderdale County Animal Shelter in Ripley, TN approximately 53 miles northeast of Memphis is under investigation for placing a live dog in the freezer used to contain the dogs that have been euthanized. The shocking discovery occurred when a citizen happened to look into the freezer where the euthanized dogs were kept and noticed a dog in there barely alive but with a pulse.

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  7. Tennessee animal shelter to reopen on Friday after dog found alive in freezerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 2 | Examiner.com

    Residents weren't satisfied with Thursday's 15-minute meeting at the Criminal Justice Center held by the mayor of Lauderdale County, Tennessee, Maurice Gaines about a dog found alive in a freezer at the Lauderdale Animal Shelter, reports LocalMemphis.com. The shelter was closed on Thursday after a live dog was found in a freezer at the shelter used for euthanized pets.

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  8. Holt Files Appeal to Get Back on BallotRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 2 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    A Lauderdale County justice court judge candidate has taken the next step to get his name back on the ballot for the 2015 election. Eddie Gray Holt filed an appeal in Lauderdale County Circuit Court Thursday, to try to get his name put back on the Democratic ballot for District 2 justice court judge.

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  9. Tennessee animal shelter shut down after live dog found in the freezerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 2 | Examiner.com

    ... the alleged cruelty - in the meantime, the shelter is closed and the incident is being investigated by the Lauderdale County Sheriff's Department. Penny Eims, a lifelong animal lover, has dedicated the past 4 years to a large, non-profit dog rescue ... 8 comments

  10. Man Charged in Father's Death to Get Competency HearingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 31 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    A Meridian man charged with murder in the 2010 death of his father is scheduled for an Apr. 21 competency hearing in Lauderdale County Circuit Court. Assistant District Attorney Lisa Howell says 22-year-old Terrell D. Myles has been brought back to Lauderdale County from the Mississippi State Hospital in Whitfield where he underwent an evaluation.

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  11. Riders and Rockabilly Festival set for fouraRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2015 | The Jackson Sun

    ... Memphis in May. It's going to be West Tennessee in July, (and) we will have festivals in Jackson, Ripley/Lauderdale County, Brownsville and Union City." Spradlin, who was joined by dignitaries from each of the communities, announced the partnership ...

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  12. Riders and Rockabilly Festival in July in WestaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2015 | The Jackson Sun

    ... and on Twitter at @RockabillyRally. The second weekend in July will feature the Ripley/Lauderdale County Tomato Festival in Ripley July 9 - 11. The Tomato Festival, now in its 32nd year, is a celebration honoring the area's tomato growers. The third ...

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  13. Please help me: Young dog in shelter kennel pushes paws out for reassuranceRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2015 | Examiner.com

    ... of here so bad. Please share this loving soul. This girl is waiting to meet you at Cage 22 Inside at the Lauderdale County Animal Shelter in Ripley, Tennessee. Her adoption fee is only $35 and the fee for a rescue is $10. If you are interested in ...

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  14. Authorities arrest 15 charged in West Tennessee drug ringRead the original story

    Feb 26, 2015 | WTVC

    Federal prosecutors say 15 people from West Tennessee have been charged with illegally selling prescription drugs such as oxycodone and Xanax. The U.S. attorney's office says the suspects, who are from Haywood and Lauderdale counties, were arrested early Wednesday.

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  15. Briefs: Three charged in Gibson County fire; ManaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 | The Jackson Sun

    ... was completed in conjunction with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation. Susan Scearce, who resides in Lauderdale County, is the sole proprietor of SNS Electrical Inspections, P.C., and worked as a contract inspector for the Tennessee Department of ...

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  16. Investigators: Electrical inspector defraudsaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 | The Jackson Sun

    ... was completed in conjunction with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation. Susan Scearce, who resides in Lauderdale County, is the sole proprietor of SNS Electrical Inspections, P.C., and worked as a contract inspector for the Tennessee Department of ...

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  17. Electrical Inspector Defrauds Contractors And State Of TennesseeRead the original story

    Feb 17, 2015 | Chattanoogan.com

    ... was completed in conjunction with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation. Ms. Scearce, who resides in Lauderdale County, is the sole proprietor of SNS Electrical Inspections, P.C., and worked as a contract inspector for the Tennessee Department of ...

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  18. Animals from hoarding case surrendered to district attorneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2015 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    The couple who have been jailed on animal cruelty charges after a massive hoarding case reached a deal with the Lauderdale County District Attorney. "We reached an agreement with both of the Sherwoods to surrender the animals, so we've got that behind us," said Lauderdale County District Attorney Chris Connolly.

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  19. Jesse David SasserRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2015 | RiverBender.com Obits

    Jesse "David" Sasser, 86, passed away at 7:10 pm Friday, January 30, 2015 with his family by his side, under the care of BJC Hospice. He was born September 25, 1928 in Lauderdale County, TN, the son of J.W. and Allie B. Sasser.

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  20. Lauderdale County couple charged in hoarding case; more than 200 animals found on their propertyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    ... of mice and hamsters. "It's another case of hoarding and we've seen another recently as you know," said Lauderdale County District Attorney Chris Connolly. "It's just another one of those cases that are unfortunately becoming more and more common." ...

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