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Family reunited with lost dog
Four months after their beloved pet ran away while camping at Piney Grove, a Tennesse couple is celebrating the return of their furry family member.  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.
School board considers water u...
Prentiss County School officials will look again into a potential water problem that's causing a ...
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Dirt bike chase leads to arrest
An 18-year-old Prentiss County man faces a charge of felony fleeing after leading officers on a p...
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Man charged with stealing dog
A felony charge has been placed against a Tishomingo man regarding a dog theft in Prentiss County...
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Son charged in mother's murder
Investigators are continuing to piece together the events that left a New Site woman dead and her...
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Charges filed in armed robberies
Three recent armed robberies in Booneville have led to the arrest of two area brothers.  For the ...
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Sports
Lady Devils repeat as cou...
The Lady Devils claimed their second straight Prentiss County tournament title Saturday night with a 77-52 win over Baldwyn.  For the full story on this and all the latest ...
Bearcats take county crown
The Baldwyn Bearcats repeated as Prentiss County boys champions with a 45-25 victory in the tournament final Saturday night.  For th...
Blue Devils claim all-division honors
Several Booneville High School standouts have been honored with inclusion on the 1-3A All Division football squad. For the full stor...
Baldwyn defeats Walnut
The Baldwyn Bearcats rolled over the Walnut Wildcats Friday 55-12 in a battle of class 1-2A unbeatens. For the full story on this an...
Baldwyn remains perfect in division
Baldwyn demolished East Union 61-0 Friday to remain undefeated in division 1-2A play. For the full story on this and all the latest ...
Devils fall to Vikings
Booneville got out to an early lead but couldn't overcome a tough North Pontotoc squad, falling 34-14 to the Vikings Friday night. F...
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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Recent images from the Crossroads
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Gina the Shetland Sheepdog poses after being found by her owners last week after nearly four months on the loose.
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