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Friends of Lake Lowndes host annual Lakeside Treasures event

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www.wcbi.com – Kaitlyn Yeatman – 2023-12-02 21:43:18

SUMMARY: The annual Lakeside Treasures hosted by Friends of Lake Lowndes is a fundraising event that includes an arts and crafts bazaar, food vendors, and other activities. The event raises money for updates to the park and helps to bring the community together at Lake Lowndes. It also raises funds for other at the park, such as Music in May. The organizers aim to give back to the community and showcase the beauty of Lake Lowndes through events like this. The event took place on November 2nd, and is part of the group's efforts to the park and engage the community.

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MUW program aims to increase women in political office

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www.wcbi.com – Eric Lampkin – 2024-02-23 16:50:48

SUMMARY: Despite the slogan “A woman's place is in the House – and the Senate” from the 60s and 70s, women still face challenges in seeking and being elected to political office. Currently, there are only 151 women out of 535 total members in the U.S. House and Senate. The Lowndes County Federation of Democratic Women at Mississippi for Women discussed these issues and the need to the next generation of female political . MUW offers a Summer Leadership Institute to educate and empower young women to for office. The deadline to apply for the program is April 7.

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Two teenagers wanted for fatal Jackson shooting

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www.wjtv.com – Kaitlin Howell – 2024-02-23 16:39:40

SUMMARY: are searching for two teenagers, Amari White and Jarvis Harrelson, in connection to a fatal shooting that occurred in early February. The shooting resulted in the of 20-year-old Jadamian Marquez Nichols and another victim being hospitalized. Arrest warrants have been issued for White and Harrelson for capital murder and aggravated assault. Jordan Long, 16, has already been in connection to the case. The two teenagers are considered armed and dangerous, and anyone with information on their whereabouts is encouraged to contact the Jackson Police Department.

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Oxford police send out warning about phone scammers

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www.wcbi.com – Eric Lampkin – 2024-02-23 16:08:10

SUMMARY: Oxford in Mississippi prevented a scam where a received a call they had a warrant and needed to make a payment at a kiosk. The resident checked with Oxford Municipal Court and confirmed it was a scam. The scammer pretended to be an Oxford PD officer, but police clarified that they do not request payments over the phone or accept prepaid cards, gift cards, or wire transfers. They advised to ignore such calls, gather information, hang up, and contact the police. Notifications about warrants in writing, and enforcement delivers them in person.

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