Articles by: Evan Ziegelmann

Shoplifter Leaves Baby At Walmart

Shoplifter Leaves Baby At Walmart

04/09/2011

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Arrests, Columbus, Community, Crime:

The passenger, identified as Lashonda Lewis, admitted she had been at Walmart but “they” were putting things into her bag without knowledge.

Mrs. Plautines Social Whirl

Mrs. Plautines Social Whirl

04/08/2011

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Columbus, Community:

From Temple Heights and the Pilgrimage to the Johnny Hampton’s B-Day to the J.A. Charity Ball.

This letter was forwarded to The Columbus Packet

04/08/2011

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Letters to the Editor:

Dear President Sanders: On Monday, March 21, 2011, Investigator Eli Perrigin, Coroner Greg Merchant, and I worked an ongoing case for the Lowndes County Sheriff’s… Read More ›

Learon Porter

04/08/2011

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Obituaries:

Learon Shepherd Porter age 106 died Thursday, March 31, 2011 at her daughter’s residence in Columbus, just one day prior to her 107th birthday. Services… Read More ›

Carolyn Gressett

04/08/2011

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Obituaries:

Carolyn Miller Gressett, age 90, of Columbus, MS, passed away April 3, 2011, at Baptist Memorial Hospital.  Graveside services will be Wednesday, April 6, 2011,… Read More ›

Felony Arrest Report

Felony Arrest Report

04/03/2011

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Arrests, Lowndes County, Mug Shots:

Felony Arrest Report for Columbus and Lowndes county.

Corinne E. Edwards

04/01/2011

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Obituaries:

Corinne E. Edwards, age 87, of Columbus, MS, passed away March 27, 2011, at her residence.  Graveside services will be Wednesday, March 30, 2011, at… Read More ›

Dahra Gale Bobitt

04/01/2011

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Obituaries:

Dahra Gale Bobitt, age 67, of Columbus, MS, passed away March 27, 2011, at The Windsor Place.  Funeral services will be Wednesday, March 30, 2011,… Read More ›

Lois Alderman Harris

04/01/2011

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Obituaries:

Lois Alderman Harris, age 91, of Columbus, MS, passed away March 24, 2011, at Vineyard Court Nursing Center.  Graveside services will be Sunday, March 27,… Read More ›

Rosemary Love Alinder

04/01/2011

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Obituaries:

Rosemary Love Alinder, age 73, of Saltillo, MS, formerly of Columbus, MS, passed away March 24, 2011, at Homeplace of Saltillo.  Funeral services will be… Read More ›

Heritage Dance Team 2011-2012

Heritage Dance Team 2011-2012

03/31/2011

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Columbus, Community:

Heritage Academy had their Jr. High and Varsity Dance Tryouts on March 25, 2011. The following girls were selected to represent Heritage for the 2011-2012 school year.

Felony Arrest Report

Felony Arrest Report

03/28/2011

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Arrests, Lowndes County, Mug Shots:

Felony Arrest Report for Columbus Police Department and Lowndes County Sheriff Office.

Clay County Arrests

Clay County Arrests

03/28/2011

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Arrests, Clay County, Mug Shots:

Arrests for Clay County.

Arrest Report for Pickens County

Arrest Report for Pickens County

03/28/2011

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Arrests, Mug Shots, Pickens County:

Pickens County Arrest Report.

Crimestoppers

03/26/2011

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Columbus, Community, Crime:

The Columbus Police Department needs your help in identifying the persons responsible for the following Burglary and Arson of a Business.

Crime Stoppers tip lead to arrest

Crime Stoppers tip lead to arrest

03/26/2011

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Arrests, Crime:

On March 17, 2011, a tip received through the Golden Triangle Crime Stoppers led to the arrest of D’Anzor Jackson. Jackson was featured on WCBI Crime Stoppers in February.

Felony Arrest Report

Felony Arrest Report

03/21/2011

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Arrests, Crime, Lowndes County, Mug Shots:

1. Odell Stevenson Carter Jr, 44, 114 Gaylane, 3/10/11, Intent to Defraud w/ Credit Card – Felony(More than $250); Grand Larceny – More $500
2. Alonzo Webb Wells, 34, 660 S Pickensville Rd, 3/12/11, Fondling

Catfish Hunters

Catfish Hunters

03/20/2011

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Community:

The Ms. Catfish Hunters March Tournament was held at the Raleigh
Ryan Landing in Pickensville Lake this Saturday. The weather was windy
and rainy but the fishing was really good.

Bad Idea Catches Mercedes On Fire

Bad Idea Catches Mercedes On Fire

03/20/2011

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Accidents, Featured, Fire:

Ashley Rhett, 19 of 690 Greenbriar Drive, explained that she had decided to take friends off-road in her Mercedes… Unable to move the car, all of the occupants abandoned the vehicle as it caught on fire.

Local Busts Nab Felons, Drugs, Guns and Cash

Local Busts Nab Felons, Drugs, Guns and Cash

03/18/2011

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Arrests, Columbus, Community, Crime, Featured, Lowndes County:

Together these two operations resulted in seizures of 9.25 ounces of cocaine with a street value of approximately $26,100 and 1.7 pounds of marijuana with a street value of approximately $10,000 for a total street value of $36,100.