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Reward upped: $1000 for info on recent crimes

A $1000 Crimestoppers reward is offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the individual or individuals involved in at least four auto burglaries in the area and the theft of pistols from Tylertown Sports Center. All the incidents have occurred over the past few weeks. Police have posted photos on Facebook of…

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Monkeypox case identified

Today, the Mississippi State Department of Health is reporting its first case of Monkeypox in a Mississippi resident. The specimen was tested at the Mississippi State Department of Health Public Health Laboratory. An investigation to identify persons who may have encountered the patient while they were infectious is ongoing. Development (incubation) of the disease after…

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Soil and water work group meeting

The Walthall County Soil and Water Conservation District, in cooperation with the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) will host a local work group meeting to discuss the FY 2023 Farm Bill Programs. The local work group includes representatives from cooperating federal, state and local agencies, conservation organizations and the public to determine natural resource issues…

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FSA acreage reporting dates right away

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) Executive Director Todd Bullock in Walthall County reminds producers to file their crop acreage reports for all crops and land uses. Filing accurate and timely reports ensures continued FSA program benefits. Producers are encouraged to review the reporting dates below. “In order to comply with FSA…

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Dr. Woods, Smiles Inc., celebrating 25th year

Local dentist, Dr. Jackie R. Woods of Smiles, Inc., is celebrating the 25th anniversary of the opening of her practice in Tylertown with an open house, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Friday, July 15, at the office, located at 310 Beulah Avenue, according to an advertisement in The Times this week.

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Entertainment lineup at this year’s festival

The Dairy Festival entertainment lineup includes many traditional performers who have graced the festival stage in the past. Mae Woodard opens things up at 9:15 a.m. An accomplished artist, she is best known for her Patsy Cline tribute segment. She’ll be back periodically throughout the day at 11 a.m. Lou Ellen Stout, daughter of Circuit…

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Spring Fling registration is underway

Registration is underway at participating merchants for the annual Spring Fling giveaway. Register now through the June 4 Dairy Festival. The drawing will be held at 5:30 p.m. on the Dairy Festival stage. Register at these participating merchants displaying the Spring Fling poster: Jones Furniture, grand prize, La-Z-Boy recliner; WTYL, three country CDs; The Tylertown…

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Competition results of 2nd annual South Miss. Boucherie BBQ festival

Tylertown finally got its crack at a full-bore Boucherie this year after getting off to an abbreviated start last year after running into postponements and delays due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This year with triple the contestants on hand in both amateur and professional divisions, the two-day event went off without a hitch. Teams began…

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Second Boucherie Friday, Saturday at Events Center

Memphis Barbeque Network (MBN) kicks off its season of sanctioned competitions this weekend at Southwest Events Center at Tylertown’s 2nd annual South Mississippi Boucherie. Members of the Boucherie planning committee were on hand last week to erect a banner at the downtown Market Max, corner of Old Hwy. 98 and Hwy. 48 East not far…

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DYB season kickoff

Walthall Dixie Youth baseball kicks off its 2022 season Saturday, April 2, at Holmes Water Park. All teams are set to play opening day with the first game starting at 9 a.m. Team pictures will also be taken on opening day. A schedule of game times and times for team photos will be handed out…

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