School officials’ court trial may move to Bruce

Mike Moore

The trial of two Calhoun County school officials charged with failing to report alleged sex crimes at Bruce High School to proper authorities may be moving to Bruce Municipal Court.
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Deputy injured, two killed in shootout in Yalobusha County

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A Yalobusha County deputy was injured Friday morning in a shootout that ended with the death of a Missouri man and woman. [Read more...]

Reward increased for information regarding location of Adrian Golden

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A reward for information on the whereabouts of Adrian Leon Golden, of Pontotoc, the man wanted for the shooting of his wife near Joe’s Market in Bruce last week, has been increased to $2,000.
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Search continues for Golden as latest lead proves false

Adrian Leon Golden

Authorities have called off a search in Pontotoc for a man running from law enforcement after confirming he is not Adrian Golden, the man wanted in the shooting incident in Bruce last week.

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UPDATE: Search for suspect expanded to region

Adrian Leon Golden

After two days of searching a wooded area, law enforcement has expanded their search to the region for a Pontotoc man wanted in a shooting that occurred just after 11 a.m. Thursday on Hwy. 32 near Joe's Market in Bruce.

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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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