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  1. Thunderstorms move across south MississippiRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2015 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... community. The Pike County Sheriff's Department reports a barn damaged and some trees down, while the Walthall County Sheriff's Department report one tree down. MEMA reports a tremendous amount of hail for about ten minutes in Pearl and power lines ...

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  2. First Alert: Severe weather tonight through Friday morningRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2015 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Our First Alert Weather team is predicting the chance for severe weather tonight through the morning commute on Friday. There's a threat for winds in excess of 60 mph and large hail.

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  3. Walthall Co. school board reorganizes Dexter Attendance Center, other schoolsRead the original story

    Mar 24, 2015 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... As for affected teachers, a press release from the school district notes they will be reassigned to another Walthall County school. Copyright 2015 WDAM. All rights reserved. Prom season is now underway in the Pine Belt, and while it is a fun time ...

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  4. Bond set for Columbia home invasion suspectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... the investigation after a discussion with other agencies involved. During the course of the investigation, Walthall County authorities, Columbia Police Department, as well as Marion County Sheriff's investigators worked together to determine the ...

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  5. 1 dead, 3 jailed after Columbia home invasionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... the investigation after a discussion with other agencies involved. During the course of the investigation, Walthall County authorities, Columbia Police Department, as well as Marion County Sheriff's investigators worked together to determine the ...

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  6. Salem High School closes for the day after an early morning fire.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2015 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Walthall County Superintendent Cynthia Magee said the fire happened between 4 a.m. and 4:30 a.m. Friday morning.

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  7. Mississippi man appeals conviction in girlfriend's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2015 | KNOE-TV Monroe

    A Mississippi man convicted in 2012 in the death of his girlfriend wants a new trial because a judge failed to conduct a hearing into his arguments of mental disability. Robert Wayne Silvia was convicted of murder in Walthall County in the 2010 death of his live-in girlfriend who was found shot and stuffed in a freezer at the couple's home in Jaycess.

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  8. Tylertown boy, 14, accidentally shot, killed by twin brotherRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2014 | The Mississippi Press

    ... being shot at his home on Kirklin Road. Hartzog says Bergeron, a student at Salem Attendance Center, went to Walthall County General Hospital by private vehicle, where he was pronounced dead by emergency room physicians.

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  9. A juvenile was accidentally shot and killed in Walthall County Sunday night.Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2014 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    According to Investigator Chase Sartin, the victim was found with what appeared to be an accidental gunshot wound on Kirklin Road. The victim was then transported to Walthall County General Hospital via a personal vehicle where he was then pronounced dead, said Sartin in a news release.

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  10. Governor holds a tornado press conferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 24, 2014 | WAPT-TV Jackson

    ... IT STARTED IN AY- MEET-CITY, LOUISIANA AND TRACKED NORTHEAST----CROSSI NG THE STATE-LINE INTO WALTHALL COUNTY AND GOING SOUTH OF TYLERTOWN. IT HIT COLUMBIA, WHERE IT DAMAGED SEVERAL-BUILDINGS ALONG HIGHWAY-98, AND THEN CONTINUED NORTHEAST----HITTIN ...

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  11. Tangipahoa Parish tornado briefly reached EF-2 strength, forecasters sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 24, 2014 | The Times-Picayune

    ... ed the tornado also deposited between 2 1/2 and 5 inches of rain from northeast Livingston Parish to eastern Walthall County in Mississippi.

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  12. Tornado warning issued for Washington Parish, La., Walthall County, Miss., untilRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | NOLA.com

    A tornado warning for Washington Parish in Louisiana and Walthall County in Mississippi is marked with a red line. The National Weather Service has issued a tornado warning for Washington Parish in Louisiana and Walthall County in Mississippi until 2:15 p.m. Tuesday .

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  13. NWS Confirms Sunday Tornado Near LaurelRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    ... d blew a mobile home off its blocks. It also damaged numerous trees. A second tornado was reported Sunday in Walthall County, but a survey team has been unable to find any damage.

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  14. Weather Service finds Sunday tornado near LaurelRead the original story

    Nov 17, 2014 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    ... d blew a mobile home off its blocks. It also damaged numerous trees. A second tornado was reported Sunday in Walthall County, but a survey team has been unable to find any damage.

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  15. Spring-like weather system spawns tornado in South MississippiRead the original story

    Nov 17, 2014 | Mississippi Business Journal

    WALTHALL COUNTY - The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency says a tornado has been spotted near Tylertown, but apparently did not touch down.

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  16. MEMA: Tornado seen near Tylertown, no touchdownRead the original story

    Nov 16, 2014 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    Spokesman Greg Flynn says the sighting was reported Sunday to Walthall County emergency management.

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  17. Walthall County murder suspect released on "no bill"Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... 21st home invasion and shooting death of his father, Walter Lampton Jr., 52, in the Oak Grove Community of Walthall County. According to the Walthall County Circuit Clerk's office the case was presented to the October grand jury where a "no bill" ...

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  18. Tornado warning for Tangipahoa, Washingon parishes, Walthall County, Miss., until 5:30 p.m. MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 | NOLA.com

    The National Weather Service has issued a tornado warning for parts of Tangipahoa and Washington parishes in Louisiana and Walthall County in Mississippi, marked in red at the top of the map, until 5:30 p.m. The National Weather Service has issued a tornado warning for portions of Tangipahoa and Washington parishes and Walthall County in Mississippi until 5:30 p.m. At 4:44 p.m., meteorologists detected a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado near Wilmer, or 11 miles west of Franklinton, in Louisiana, moving northeast at 40 mph.

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  19. Lions ask for Pike multi-purpose complexRead the original story

    Oct 11, 2014 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    The McComb Lions Club is tired of holding its annual horse show in another county and it's asking Pike County supervisors to provide a building closer to home. The club held its annual Heart o' Dixie Championship Walking and Racking Horse Show recently at Southwest Event Center in Tylertown in neighboring Walthall County.

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