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Arrest made in farm equipment theft

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 22, 2014 Contact: Contact: Jeff Stewart, Mississippi Agricultural and Livestock Theft Bureau Director (601) 359-1121 E-mail: jeff@mdac....subscribers»

Second weekend of the State Fair was interesting

The second weekend of the State Fair saw Holmes County 4-H Youth exhibiting meat goats and chickens. ...subscribers»

Octoberfest is this Saturday in Durant

Come to Durant on Saturday, October 25 to attend the 2014 Octoberfest ...subscribers»

Equipment theft investigation by Dept. of Ag led to recovery

On October 2, the Mississippi Agricultural and Livestock Theft Bureau...subscribers»

Joshua Davis, Jr is new alderman

The City of Lexington held a special election on Tuesday, October 14 to fill the unexpired term of office for Alderman, Ward Two held by the late Robert "Pokey" Brown. Joshua R. Davis, Jr....subscribers»

Salt & Light in Holmes Co. has completed first year

A Salt & Light program has recently completed one year at the Holmes-Humphreys Correctional Center in Lexington....subscribers»
Thursday, October 23, 2014 Vol. 56 - Num. 43
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1929: Black Thursday--the first day of the stock market crash which began the Great Depression.
1931: Al (Alphonse) Capone, the prohibition-era Chicago gangster, is sent to prison for tax evasion.
1934: Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, called Mahatma or Great Soul, resigns from Congress in India.
1938: The Fair Labor Standards Act becomes law, establishing the 40-hour work week.
1944: The aircraft carrier USS Princeton is sunk by a single Japanese plane during the Battle of Leyte Gulf.