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  • City of Hattiesburg employee fails to register as sex offender

    City of Hattiesburg employee fails to register as sex offender

    Thursday, July 31 2014 12:04 PM EDT2014-07-31 16:04:34 GMT
    A City of Hattiesburg employee is behind bars for failing to register as a sex offender. Public Works employee Martaze Denzel Hammond, 35, was arrested Wednesday by the Forrest County Sheriff's DepartmentMore >>
    A City of Hattiesburg employee is behind bars for failing to register as a sex offender. Public Works employee Martaze Denzel Hammond, 35, was arrested Wednesday by the Forrest County Sheriff's Department after exceeding a 90 day period in which to register as a sex offender.More >>
  • Lamar Co. man sentenced in federal court on drug charges

    Lamar Co. man sentenced in federal court on drug charges

    Thursday, July 31 2014 12:31 PM EDT2014-07-31 16:31:27 GMT
    A Lamar County man has been sentenced to nearly 8 years in federal prison on drug charges. Tommy Lucas, 48, was sentenced to 95 months by U.S. District Court Judge Keith Starrett Thursday morning. LuacsMore >>
    A Lamar County man has been sentenced to nearly 8 years in federal prison on drug charges. Tommy Lucas, 48, was sentenced to 95 months by U.S. District Court Judge Keith Starrett Thursday morningMore >>
  • Four arrested after attempted correctional facility drug crime

    Four arrested after attempted correctional facility drug crime

    Thursday, July 31 2014 4:21 PM EDT2014-07-31 20:21:06 GMT
    Four suspects were arrested Thursday during an attempt to commit a crime at the South Mississippi Correctional Institution. According to prison officials, officers responded to a fence alarm around 5 a.m.,More >>
    Four suspects were arrested Thursday during an attempt to commit a crime at the South Mississippi Correctional Institution. According to prison officials, officers responded to a fence alarm around 5 a.m., July 31, 2014, at the SMCI campus located in Leakesville, MS where officers found two packages. K9 personnel picked up a trail of the suspects which lead towards Wildcat Corner, located at the corner of High School Road and Hwy. 57 near Leakesville.More >>
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  • Sheriff Larry Smith receives President's Award from Sheriffs' Assoc. of Texas

    Sheriff Larry Smith receives President's Award from Sheriffs' Assoc. of Texas

    Thursday, July 31 2014 7:44 PM EDT2014-07-31 23:44:04 GMT
    Sheriff Larry Smith. (Source: Smith-County.com)Sheriff Larry Smith. (Source: Smith-County.com)
    Smith County Sheriff Larry Smith received an honor during a recent Sheriffs' Association of Texas Conference in San Antonio.More >>
    Smith County Sheriff Larry Smith received an honor during a recent Sheriffs' Association of Texas Conference in San Antonio.More >>
  • Country superstar's face defaced on E. Texas welcome sign

    Country superstar's face defaced on E. Texas welcome sign

    Thursday, July 31 2014 7:28 PM EDT2014-07-31 23:28:05 GMT
    East Texas police are now investigating vandalism on one of their city's welcome signs which features a picture of their most famous citizen.More >>
    East Texas police are now investigating vandalism on one of their city's welcome signs which features a picture of their most famous citizen.More >>
  • Van Zandt Co. seeks reimbursement from jail lock manufacturer

    Van Zandt Co. seeks reimbursement from jail lock manufacturer

    Thursday, July 31 2014 7:24 PM EDT2014-07-31 23:24:18 GMT
    Two inmates capitalized on a faulty lock late   last month in Van Zandt county.Two inmates capitalized on a faulty lock late last month in Van Zandt county.
    New details are emerging tonight from Van Zandt County, where late last month, two inmates capitalized on a faulty cell lock and made it down the hallway before giving up their on their escape.More >>
    New details are emerging tonight from Van Zandt County, where late last month, two inmates capitalized on a faulty cell lock and made it down the hallway before giving up their on their escape.
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