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  1. I SwearMy great-great-great-great grandfather Elijah Fleming had eight kids and no middle name.Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Record

    ... stretch - this phenomenon's most intense production in history, it is said. These Flemings relocated to Madison County, Miss. One of them was George Anson Fleming (1800-1882), my great-great-great-great uncle. In 1829, he married Mary Malinda Moore ...

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  2. Madison Co. Airman receives prestigious award for combat braveryRead the original story

    Friday May 22 | MainStreetNews.com

    Three combat controllers, including one from Madison County, Ga., who refused to let their team be taken during a September battle in Afghanistan, were recently honored during a ceremony in Pope Field, N.C. Senior Airman Dustin Temple, from Madison County, who dragged a wounded soldier through gunfire in a clearing and repeatedly placed himself in harm's way to resupply his team, received the Air Force Cross. The valor award is the second highest possible for an airman, behind only the Medal of Honor.

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  3. Memorial Day observances across West TennesseeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | The Jackson Sun

    ... the Civic Center. Veteran and retired educator Sammy Sampson will be the guest speaker. Jackson City Hall and Madison County offices will be closed Monday. City garbage collection services will be delayed by one day. Monday's collection will be ...

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  4. Ridgeland officials approve new police chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Mississippi Business Journal

    ... as interim police chief from May to September of 2011, when former chief Jimmy Houston resigned to run for Madison County sheriff. Houston was reappointed to the position when he was defeated in the race for sheriff. Tyler took over as police ...

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  5. Cruel granny kills children's cat and kittens as punishment for dirty bedroomRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | Examiner.com

    ... of West Victor Drive in reference to animal cruelty charges. Josephine E. Bell, 71, was charged on Tuesday in Madison County Circuit Court with aggravated animal cruelty. A teenager who lives in the home found her dead cat in the freezer. Allegedly, ...

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  6. Reservoir Police: Boaters found safe after searchRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 16 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... day, when we get calls like this," Waggoner added. We were told along with Reservoir Police, that Metro One, Madison County Emergency Operations, The City of Madison's Fire Department, and Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks ...

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  7. Phil Hardwick's the Alibi, a serial novel: Chapter 3: a Briefing At The MuseumRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | Mississippi Business Journal

    ... parking lot at four eleven a.m., so we assume that the burglary occurred shortly before then. The vehicle had Madison County plates and is registered to Ruth Ann Tucker of Madison. "During this past week the security system here had been receiving ...

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  8. Madison County purchases old vo-tech buildingRead the original story

    Thursday May 14 | Mississippi Business Journal

    CANTON - Madison County is paying $1.3 million for a 15-acre compound to house emergency management operations and local other services.

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  9. Traffic Alert: Mdot closing southbound lanes of I-55 at GluckstadtRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    If you plan on traveling southbound on I-55 in Madison County this evening, there may be a slight traffic backup. MDOT crews will close the southbound lanes at Gluckstadt Road at 6 p.m. Traffic will be diverted onto the exit ramp and back to I-55 from the entrance ramp.

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  10. Commitment, sacrifice emphasized at annual Madison County law enforcement memorial serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | Alabama Live

    The rifles firing a 21-gun salute on Huntsville's courthouse square caused the crowd to startle and babies to cry, including the 9-month-old niece of slain Huntsville policeman Eric Freeman. Freeman's family was part of a sizable crowd that gathered on the courthouse square Wednesday evening to honor the 22 lawmen who have lost their lives since 1880 protecting the citizens of Madison County.

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  11. Tennessee fugitive arrested in Ocean SpringsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... revealed that the man claiming to be Jonathan Williams was actually Thomas Wayne Moss. Officials with the Madison County Sheriff's Department in Tennessee say that Moss is wanted for probation violation. Documents from the department say Moss was ...

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  12. Briefs: Public invited to firefighter's funeralRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | The Jackson Sun

    Briefs: Public invited to firefighter's funeral More briefs: Police seek help in thefts; Master Gardener sale; Pre-AMP party Check out this story on jacksonsun.com: Madison County Firefighter Chris Blankenship died in the line of duty early Sunday. Services will be held today; the public is invited and encouraged to attend.

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  13. Marshall throws itself a festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | Asheville Citizen-Times

    Grab your mama and come on down to downtown Marshall on May 9 for Mama Mia!, a street festival and collaboration between the downtown Marshall merchants and the Madison County Arts Council.

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  14. Dick Hall: Mississippi's economic future is tied to its highway systemRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Mississippi Business Journal

    At a recent luncheon sponsored by the Madison County Business League & Foundation, Highway Commissioner Dick Hall talked about the importance of highways and transportation to the economic health and future of Mississippi.

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  15. Local fallen officers to be honored Wednesday in annual Madison County ceremonyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 5 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    The Fraternal Order of Police in Madison County will hold a ceremony on Wednesday evening to honor the 22 law enforcement officers who have died in the line of duty here. The annual event, which began in 1990, will be held at the Fallen Officers' Memorial located on the south side of the Madison County Courthouse at 6:30 p.m. The public is encouraged to attend.

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  16. Tasty Bite helps purchase new technologies in crime fighting toolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... efforts. "Now, in today's society what's going around now is the body cameras for the officers," said Madison County Sheriff Randy Tucker. "Different agencies can apply for those. You can buy I think 8 to 10 of those body cameras." Each year this ...

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  17. Parent Of The YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    A Madison County mother has been named the 2015 Mississippi parent of the Year. Sissy Lynn is a mother of two children in the Madison County School District.

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  18. Madison County resident named Parent of the YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | Newms360.com

    Sissy Lynn, a mother of two children in the Madison County School District, was named the 2015 Mississippi Parent of the Year, the Mississippi Department of Education announced on Monday. Tupelo's Kate Farabaugh was among four finalists for the award.

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  19. MDOT roadwork expected to start up MondayRead the original story

    Monday May 4 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... in the week similar roadwork, also in Hinds County, is planned to take place on Highway 22 from I-20 to the Madison County Line. Once work in Hinds County is wrapped up workers will repair a portion of Highway 22 in Madison County and parts of ...

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  20. Madison County law enforcement on Wednesday to honor 22 killed in line of dutyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | Alabama Live

    Tralonda Crutcher of Huntsville, niece of fallen Alabama State Trooper Willis Moore, places a white carnation on a cross in front of the law enforcement memorial at the Madison County Courthouse in 2002. Law enforcement from throughout Madison County will come together Wednesday to honor their 22 brothers in blue who have fallen in the line of duty since 1808.

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