Charges against superintendent, BHS principal upheld by judge

Mike Moore

Calhoun County Superintendent Mike Moore and Bruce High Principal Michael Gillespie will next face a trial in justice court after Circuit Judge Kelly Luther upheld charges filed by the Bruce Police Department citing the two for failing to report an alleged sex crime at Bruce High School.

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Former South Pontotoc bookkeeper arrested for embezzlement

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On Thursday, May 18, 2017, Special Agents from the Office of the State Auditor (OSA) arrested Former Bookkeeper for South Pontotoc School Dianne Barefield on the charge of embezzlement.

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Hearings set for three school officials charged with not reporting alleged sex crime

Mike Moore

Probable cause hearings have been set for next Wednesday, May 24 for three Calhoun County school officials charged with failing to report alleged sex crimes by a teacher against a Bruce High School student.
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Traffic stop leads to big marijuana bust in Derma

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A traffic stop led to a big drug bust Sunday night in Derma.
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Suspected dog poisoner caught in Pontotoc county

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A suspected dog poisoner has been captured just four days after a $1,000 reward was offered by In Defense of Animals, the international animal protection organization that runs the Winona-based Justice for Animals Campaign.
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Search continues for more info on skull found in Calhoun City

Sheriff Pollan

Law enforcement authorities have found no other evidence related to the discovery of a human skull found Thursday, May 4 in the front yard of a Calhoun City home.
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Drink machines broken into in Bruce, Vardaman

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Bruce and Vardaman police are investigating a pair of May 1 break-ins involving drink machines at T-n-T and Mounce Supermarkets.

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Perrigin wanted for poisoning dogs

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In Defense of Animals, the international animal protection organization that runs the Winona, Mississippi-based Justice for Animals Campaign, has announced a $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of Johnathan Perrigin, wanted by the Yalobusha County Sheriff’s Department since September of 2016 for the alleged poisoning of at least three dogs on, or about June 24, 2016.

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Skull found in front yard of Calhoun City home

Sheriff Pollan

Authorities are investigating the origins of a human skull found today in the front yard of a Calhoun City home.

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No hearings scheduled yet for school officials

Mike Moore

Probable cause hearings have yet to be scheduled for three Calhoun County school officials charged with failing to report alleged sex crimes by a teacher against a Bruce High School student.
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