Jasper County, MS

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Jasper County man accused of severely beating wife while driving county road

A Rose Hill area man has been arrested by the Jasper County Sheriff’s department for allegedly beating his wife with a tool while driving down the road. According to Jasper County Sheriff’s Department Detective Jody White, 34-year-old Cortez Rogers Nichelson was taken into custody last Friday night at approximately 11 p.m. by deputies after the department received a 911 call about the incident. He was arrested on CR 503-26 in the Rose Hill area.
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Walk-in vaccine clinics to be held in Jasper County this week

JASPER COUNTY, Miss. (WDAM) - The Mississippi State Department of Health hold vaccine clinics at two separate locations in Jasper County this week. No appointment is needed. It is open to anyone 12 years or older. Both Pfizer and Johnson & Johnson vaccines will be administered. A clinic will be...
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Summer fun in Jasper County

JASPER COUNTY, Miss. (WDAM) - Jasper County is a fairly rural county, but there are still places you can go with the kids to have some fun over the summer. If you like ATV riding, Twistwood Creek is the perfect place for you to do it, says the general manger Barnell Jones.
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Beaverdam Water lifts boil water notice

JASPER COUNTY, Miss. (WTOK) -Beaverdam Water Association in Jasper County has lifted the boil water notice it issued on June 3rd. It affected customers on Highway 11, County Road 39, County Road 8, County Road 117, and 119.
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Bay Springs PD arrests three on drug charges

A “suspicious vehicles” call landed three people in jail last week in Bay Springs, and led the Bay Springs Police Department to the seizure of a sizeable amount of illegal drugs. According to Bay Springs Police Department Captain Fred Hennington, the department responded to the call at residence 602 Highway...
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Jasper County man released on $25K bond only two weeks ago after alleged shooting arrested again on similar charges

A Jasper County man arrested just over two weeks ago on several counts of aggravated assault and other charges has landed back in the Jasper County Jail on similar charges. Jackie Wayne White, 58, was initially taken into custody by the Jasper County Sheriff’s Department on May 27 very early in the morning, following an incident that occurred at approximately 3:50 a.m., at a residence on CR 33 near Heidelberg. According to Jasper County Sheriff Randy Johnson, it is alleged at that time White forcefully entered the residence and held Stacie Reid and Whitney Darryl at gunpoint. Another, Antonio Currie, was also in the residence visiting Reid, and tried to exit the residence without being seen by White. Currie exited the residence and was allegedly shot multiple times by White as he was running away.
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“You Give It... We Bring It” Blood Drive coming to Jasper County

JONES COUNTY, Miss. (WDAM) - Jasper County Emergency Management is preparing to host a blood drive later this month. The “You Give It... We Bring It” Blood Drive, sponsored by the Mississippi Blood Services and the University of Mississippi Medical Center Air Care, will take place Tuesday, June 29, from 10:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m., in the parking lot of the Jasper County EMA Building.
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Jasper County man arrested for aggravated assault

BAY SPRINGS, Miss. (WDAM) _ A short-lived shooting spree along Mississippi 33 in Jasper County Friday morning has landed a 58-year-old in jail. Jackie Wayne White was taken into custody and charged with aggravated assault, aggravated domestic violence and shooting into an occupied vehicle. The Jasper County Sheriff’s Department received...
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Jasper County Community Center hosting learning program in July

JASPER COUNTY, Miss. (WDAM) - The Jasper County Community Center will be hosting a free summer learning program from July 10-16. It’s for kindergarten through eighth graders. The program will be taught by certified teachers who will focus on math and reading. Ronald Keyes serves as the Alderman for Ward...
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Jasper man charged with shooting into vehicle

A Jasper County man was arrested on three felonies after reportedly shooting into an occupied vehicle Friday morning. Jackie Wayne White, 58, was charged with aggravated assault, aggravated domestic violence and shooting into an occupied vehicle. He was denied bond as he was already. out on a felony bond for...
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Three new mayors elected in Jasper County municipal elections

Municipal elections were held in Jasper County tonight, and three new mayors have been elected in Bay Springs, Heidelberg, and Montrose. Donald Brown came out on top in the Bay Springs mayoral race. Brown defeated long-time incumbent Mayor J.E. Smith 270 votes to 191 votes. No aldermen faced opposition in...
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Infant death under investigation in Jasper County

A 911 call to the Jasper County Sheriff's Department Saturday afternoon led to finding an infant passed away, according to the department. "We got a 911 call around 2:30 p.m. Saturday afternoon from a neighbor stating they thought a baby had passed away," said Jasper County Sheriff Randy Johnson. "Deputies...
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Child of immigrants earns full scholarship

JASPER COUNTY, Miss. (WDAM) - The hardships of being a child of two immigrant parents can weigh heavily on a child. But on student pushed through, defying the odds and graduating salutatorian at Stringer Attendance Center. Salutatorian, student council president, student hall of famer and the child of two immigrant...
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Minnie Marie Carpenter

Minnie Marie Carpenter, 85, of Bay Springs, Mississippi, passed away Sunday, June 6, 2021, at Jasper County Nursing Home. She was born Wednesday, January 1, 1936, in Odessa, Texas. The family will be planning a Memorial Service to celebrate the life of Ms. Minnie at a later date. Colonial Chapel...