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Historic theatre getting new life
In its heyday the Von Theatre played host to some of the biggest stars of its day, including an up and coming singer named Elvis Presley. For the full story on this and all the latest local news, pick up a copy of this week’s print edition of the Banner-Independent.
Million dollar bond set for fo...
A $1 million bond has been set for a Baldwyn man under investigation for improper sexual activity...
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Aldermen approve tax increase
Booneville residents will see an increase in their property taxes under a new budget adopted by a...
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Maness lone qualifier for scho...
Randy Hugh Maness will return to the Prentiss County School Board after becoming the only candida...
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Charges filed in attempted sta...
A Booneville man was charged with aggravated assault after being accused of an attempted stabbing...
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Coach remembered for dedication
Wheeler High School boys basketball coach Wesley McKay was remembered this week as a dedicated me...
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Sports
Devils defeat Corinth at ...
The Booneville Blue Devils saved their best for last. In a back-and-forth game, the Booneville defense came up with two huge stops and the offense used a pair of 1-yard run...
Royals clobber Columbus Christian
The New Site Royals claimed their third victory of the season with a 34-26 win over Columbus Christian last Friday. For the full sto...
Thrasher tops TCPS
The Thrasher Rebels rolled over Tupelo Christian Preparatory School 41-20 last Friday. For the full story on this and all the latest...
Royals open season with victory
The New Site Royals opened their season with a victory over cross-county rival Thrasher 16-6. For the full story on this and all the...
Harber chases motocross dreams
Cole Harber of Booneville just made his dream come true. The 7-year-old dirt bike racer has qualified for the largest amateur motocr...
Baldwyn finishes as state runner up
by Brant Sappington
A questionable call burst Baldwyn's opportunity for a second straight class 2A title as they took a 45-43 loss to SV Marshall in the...
Lifestyle
Local author featured in ...
by Brant Sappington
Amanda Plaxico hopes the story of finding her place after bouncing from foster home to foster home through a difficult childhood will inspire other young people struggling ...
Allen named Top Cop
Tyler Allen of Booneville is a December 2013 graduate of the North Mississippi Law Enforcement Training Center where he was awarded ...
Local teams get big wins
by Brant Sappington
A trio of Prentiss County teams saw big success last week with three high-scoring wins over division rivals. Booneville clobbered Mo...
Rhodes retires from BMH
by Brant Sappington
Mary Rhodes has built a career out of caring. For the past 43 years Rhodes has put her heart and soul into caring for the patients i...
Clerk seeking to preserve history
by Angela Storey
Prentiss County Chancery Clerk David “Bubba” Pounds is helping preserve the county’s heritage. Visitors to the Chancery Building at ...
Wheeler fire chief retires
Wheeler Fire Chief Kerry Moore retired as Fire Chief on April 13, 2013, after 30 years on the department. Moore 46, was only 16 year...
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This week in Pictures
Recent photos from the Crossroads
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Mother and daughter, Janessa and Sara Gibbs, return to where "Baby Jane Doe" was found almost 18 years ago.
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