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New dogs, old tricks: Sheriff’s Department acquires two new drug/tracking dogs

Itawamba County’s two drug dogs, Arras and Wyatt, are retiring. In their time, they’ve put in some good work. “We’ve gotten as much use out of their tracking abilities as we have their abilities to locate narcotics,” Itawamba County Sheriff Chris Dickinson said. Replacing the dogs, both of which are 10 years old, are two […]

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Playing it safe: Courthouse evacuated, searched following false bomb threat

While last week’s bomb threat at the Itawamba County courthouse turned out to be a hoax — just a part of a statewide series of similar fictitious reports — Itawamba County Sheriff Chris Dickinson said it was better to be safe than sorry when dealing with people’s lives. That’s why both the courthouse and many […]

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