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Several shoplifters were arrested in Lexington  
Several shoplifters were arrested in Lexington
12/11/2008

Holmes County Herald / STPNS
Lexington, Mississippi (STPNS)- Lexington Police Department reported that several arrests were made during the past week for shoplifting. Captain Charles Sharkey reported that in the first incident on December 3, Larry Darnell Lee of Louisville was arrested for shoplifting at Family Dollar Store in Lexington. When Lexington polic... View

 
Roy F. Gelston
12/11/2008

Holmes County Herald / STPNS
Lexington, Mississippi (STPNS)- Roy F. Gelston, 91, of Lexington went home to be with his Lord on Thursday, November 27, 2008 at his residence.... View

Tigers close out perfect season, clinch 3 1A title  
Tigers close out perfect season, clinch 3 1A title
11/13/2008

Holmes County Herald / STPNS
Lexington, Mississippi (STPNS)- The Durant Tigers wrapped up their regular season play with a 11-0 record after their 40-10 victory over South Leake Friday, November 8. The Tigers will host Bogue Chitto in the first game of the Region 3 1A playoffs this Friday night, November 14 at 7:00.... View

 
Lex. residences, business fall victim to burglaries, thefts
11/13/2008

Holmes County Herald / STPNS
Lexington, Mississippi (STPNS)- Assistant Lexington Police Chief Mitch Bethany said someone burglarized Dollar General on Hwy. 12 East in Lexington on Thursday, November 6 at approximately 3:00 a.m.... View

Authors' aim is to inspire young readers with Charlie  
Authors' aim is to inspire young readers with Charlie
11/06/2008

Holmes County Herald / STPNS
Lexington, Mississippi (STPNS)- Authors and Holmes County residents Alyssa and Keath Killebrew will release their first book on Thursday, November 6. They will hold a book signing on November 7 at 11:00 a.m. at the Peoples Drug Store booth at Mistletoe Marketplace in Flowood. On November 10 they will be signing books and displayi... View

International educators toured Holmes County Vo-Tech center  
International educators toured Holmes County Vo-Tech center
10/30/2008

Holmes County Herald / STPNS
Lexington, Mississippi (STPNS)- On Monday, October 20, a group of international educators toured the Holmes County Vocational-Technical Center under the auspices of the Department of State's International Visitor Leadership Program. The tour was arranged by the Academy for Educational Development, and Derwin Miller, a native of H... View

 
Voters to choose national and local officials Tuesday, Nov. 4
10/30/2008

Holmes County Herald / STPNS
Lexington, Mississippi (STPNS)- Holmes County voters along with voters across the United States will go to the polls on Tuesday, November 4 to cast their ballots for President and Vice President of the United States along with a variety of other offices including U.S. Senator and U.S. House of Representatives seats.... View

LEXINGTON SQUARE PROJECT IS IN PROGRESS  
LEXINGTON SQUARE PROJECT IS IN PROGRESS
10/16/2008

Holmes County Herald / STPNS
Lexington, Mississippi (STPNS)- Work was begun on the medians on the Lexington Square on Tuesday morning, October 14. Mayrant & Associates, a Jackson contractor, is doing the work. Those on hand for the beginning of the work, shown from left, were: John McIlwain, Mayrant project manager; Matt Murray, Mayrant superintendent; Danny... View

 
Holmes County Hospital and Clinics Community Advisory committee met
10/09/2008

Holmes County Herald / STPNS
Lexington, Mississippi (STPNS)- Holmes County Hospital and Clinics hosted its quarterly community advisory luncheon Sept. 26 in the hospital conference room. Attending the meeting were: Representative Bryant Clark, Phil Cohen, Rev. Nathanial Christian, Nancy Lowe, Mayor Robin McCrory, Dewery Montgomery, Pam Hooker, Ann Presley, a... View

 
Court continues with pleas, trials
10/09/2008

Holmes County Herald / STPNS
Lexington, Mississippi (STPNS)- The October term of Holmes County Circuit Court got under way on Monday, September 22 with the empanelment of a Grand Jury. The Grand Jury returned 41 true bills or indictments and 15 no bills.... View

Holmes County exhibitors show well at Dixie National  
Holmes County exhibitors show well at Dixie National
02/14/2008

Holmes County Herald / STPNS
Lexington, Mississippi (STPNS)- The results are in. Holmes County 4-H'ers did it again. This competitive bunch took a strong group of market hogs, market and dairy goats to Jackson to the Mississippi Junior Round-up at the Dixie National Livestock Show and came away winners. 45 youth qualified 79 market hogs, 7 market goats, and ... View

 
Thieves, vandals trashed schools, stole computers
02/14/2008

Holmes County Herald / STPNS
Lexington, Mississippi (STPNS)- Vandals were responsible for approximately $31,000 in damages to J.J. McClain High School and Lexington Elementary School on the night of Tuesday, February 5 according to Holmes County Superintendent of Education Powell Rucker. Rucker said most of the damage was at McClain and that the vandals brok... View

Holmes County livestock winners advanced to district  
Holmes County livestock winners advanced to district
01/30/2008

Holmes County Herald / STPNS
Lexington, Mississippi (STPNS)- Approximately 50 members of the Holmes County 4-H put over 100 head of swine, goats, and one heifer through their paces in the annual Holmes County 4-H Livestock Show at the livestock barn on Jaycee Drive in Lexington on Saturday, January 26. Many faithful parents and fans braved the blustery, rain... View

 
MedStat to furnish ambulance service
01/30/2008

Holmes County Herald / STPNS
Lexington, Mississippi (STPNS)- Holmes County supervisors faced the unexpected task of finding ambulance coverage for the county when EmergyStat Ambulance Service suddenly suspended their ambulance service for Holmes County as well as for 22 other counties in Mississippi.... View

Macko donated 12 1/2  
Macko donated 12 1/2" of her hair to Locks of Love
01/09/2008

Holmes County Herald / STPNS
Lexington, Mississippi (STPNS)- 10-year-old Megan Macko from West had 12 1/2 inches of her hair cut off for "Locks Of Love" during her Christmas break. Megan is a 5th grade student at Winona Christian Academy.... View

Dr. Martha Davis died after lengthy illness  
Dr. Martha Davis died after lengthy illness
01/09/2008

Holmes County Herald / STPNS
Lexington, Mississippi (STPNS)- Dr. Martha Davis, 59-year-old native and lifelong resident of Holmes County, died on Monday, January 7 after a lengthy illness. She was currently serving as chief executive officer of Dr. Arenia C. Mallory Health Center, Inc. in Lexington, a position she has held since 1993.... View

 
C.O.G.I.C. officials held strategy session
12/19/2007

Holmes County Herald / STPNS
Lexington, Mississippi (STPNS)- Officials of the national Church of God in Christ, Inc. organization were in Lexington on December 17 along with state and local members of the organization for a strategy session concerning long-term plans for the organization, especially concerning the approximately 400 acres of land located near... View

 
Lexington youth was stabbed after parade
12/12/2007

Holmes County Herald / STPNS
Lexington, Mississippi (STPNS)- An unnamed 16-year-old Lexington youth was stabbed Monday, December 6 shortly after the Lexington Christmas Parade in Lexington. The youth was transported to University Hospital & Clinics - Holmes County where he was treated and later transferred to University Medical Center where he underwent open... View

 
State will cut funding for local drug task force
12/05/2007

Holmes County Herald / STPNS
Lexington, Mississippi (STPNS)- The North Central Narcotics Task Force that includes Holmes County is scheduled to lose their funding for the 2008 fiscal year.... View

 
Attempt to get cell phones into correctional facility foiled
11/28/2007

Holmes County Herald / STPNS
Lexington, Mississippi (STPNS)- November 28, 2007 - Kristie Duncan, 23, of Aberdeen was arrested on Thanksgiving night, Nov. 22, and charged with attempting to get paraphernalia in to the Holmes-Humphreys Correctional Facility located on Hwy. 12 east of Lexington, according to Holmes County Sheriff Willie March.... View