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Man, woman dead in shooting and fire in Mobile

MOBILE, Ala. (WALA) - A man and woman are dead after a shooting and fire on Osage Street in Mobile. The Mobile Police Department said the deceased victims’ names are Laquisha Towner, 33, of McIntosh, and Derrick Rembert, 48, of Mobile. Firefighters arrived at a house around 7:40 a.m....
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Wilburn Jerome Parker

Services will be held at 3:00 p.m., Tuesday, August 16, 2022, at the First Pentecostal Church in McLain for Mr. Wilburn Jerome Parker, age 70, of McLain. Mr. Parker passed from this life on August 6, 2022, at Merit Health Wesley in Hattiesburg. Bro. Marc Rutland will officiate the service with burial to follow in Progress Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Dakota Lockley, Jerome Parker, Travis Parker, Ryan Parker, Landon Parker, Jessie Ray Cowart, David Barrentine, and Kevin Cowart.
MCLAIN, MS
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Derrick Dearman has four of ten capital murder convictions thrown out

MOBILE, Ala. (WPMI) — The Alabama Court of Criminal Appeals on Friday vacated four of the ten capital murder convictions against Derrick Dearman. Dearman was charged with 12 counts of capital murder and 2 counts of kidnapping in the 2016 brutal mass murder of six people, including an unborn child, in Citronelle in August 2016.
CITRONELLE, AL
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Theresa Havard Prentiss

A private graveside service will be held for Mrs. Theresa Havard Prentiss, age 82, of Leakesville, who passed from this life on August 4, 2022, at her residence. Mrs. Prentiss worked for many years as a field secretary for Scott Paper Company. She was a loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and friend.
LEAKESVILLE, MS
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Players of the Pine Belt: Wayne Academy WR Daxton West

WAYNESBORO, Miss. (WDAM) - A state championship appearance from Wayne Academy back in 2020 was enough to convince basketball and track star Daxton West that he might also belong on the football field. “My tenth-grade year Wayne Academy went to the state championship. You know, I kind of missed out...
WAYNESBORO, MS
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Citronelle teenagers charged with breaking into vehicles across the county

MOBILE, Ala. (WALA) - Four Citronelle teenagers face multiple charges related to car break-ins in Mobile. Officers arrested Rodney Shepard, Kearis Wilson, Jaurica Benjamin, and a 17-year-old on Tuesday. Investigators said the group burglarized vehicles in Mobile, Satsuma, and other parts of the county. They’re facing charges of unlawful breaking...
MOBILE, AL
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Singing River Electric donates peanut butter to George, Greene Co. food pantries

LUCEDALE, Miss. (WKRG) – Singing River Electric donated nearly 100 jars of peanut butter to Mississippi food pantries this week. An employee and member drive took place last month with 11 electric cooperatives across the state, according to a news release. Donations in southeast Mississippi were distributed to Love Thy Neighbor in Lucedale, Turner-Duvall Retirement […]
LUCEDALE, MS
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Fired Citronelle police officer charged with beating inmate

MOBILE, Ala. (WALA) - A fired Citronelle police officer has been charged in federal court with beating an inmate at the city jail. Jason Scott Meade, 43, of Semmes, pleaded not guilty Tuesday to the single-count indictment charging him with deprivation of rights under color of law. A judge scheduled his trial for October.
CITRONELLE, AL
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Wayne Academy 2022 football schedule

8/19 - vs. South Choctaw Academy - 7 p.m. 8/26 - at Simpson Academy - 7 p.m. 9/9 - at Bowling Green School* - 7 p.m. 9/16 - at Park Place Christian - 7 p.m. 9/23 - vs. Sylva-Bay Academy - 7 p.m. 9/30 - at Heritage Academy - 7...
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