Local news for Laurel, Ellisville & Jones County

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Richard C. Bates, 21, of Laurel, along with two juveniles, both age 17, are being charged with two incidents that took place late Sunday, June 28, 2015, through early Monday, June 29, 2015. 

ELLISVILLE – To defend an international championship title for the 30th year, almost in a row, is no easy task for the Mississippi Lions All-State Band and the 32 staff and organizers.

A local man has been arrested and charged with assaulting his ex-girlfriend and attempting to burn her house.

Members of a mission team from Middleville, Michigan, work at a Jones County home that was damaged by the December 23, 2014, tornado.

A Jones County Jury found a Laurel man guilty of robbing four females at gunpoint last year during a card game.

A local man has been arrested and charged in connection with weapon possession.

Fifty-three-year-old Sam Jackson was arrested by the Laurel Police Department and charged with the felony.

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