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Man sentenced to 40 years for sexual battery


Staff photo by Brant Sappington

Booneville Police Chief Michael Ramey, Prentiss County Deputy Dewayne Mink, Prentiss County Sheriff Randy Tolar and Booneville Police Department Investigator Corie Robbins escort Luis Enrique Acosta-Escobar from the Prentiss County Courthouse to a waiting vehicle for transport to prison following his sentencing on Monday.

By Brant Sappington boonevilleeditor@bellsouth.net
A man accused of molesting a child has been sentenced to serve at least 30 years in prison.
Luis Enrique Acosta-Escobar, 34, was sentenced Monday to 40-years in prison with 10 years suspended and 30 years to be ser

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Softball All Stars


Softball All Stars

The Mississippi Association of Coaches All Star Games were played on May 31 and June 1. These three young ladies represented this area on the 1A2A3A North Team. The are (front row, from left) Montgomery Tittle, Thrasher; Aunesty Dilworth, Biggersville; and Jayla Tolar, Booneville. (Back row, from left) Coaches: Susan Bane, Thrasher; Blake Hendrix, Biggersville, and Molly Lambert, Booneville. The North team won game one by a score of 5-1 but dropped the second game by a score of 5-2. These were 3 of 12 players chosen from all juniors in 1A2A3A in North Mississippi.

Relay for Life scheduled for Friday


The entire community has a special invitation to attend Prentiss County Relay for Life Friday, June 14, from 6 p.m. to 10...

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