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Byram man loses appeal in capital murder case

16 WAPT

Date: 10/22/2014 7:50:00 AM

Prosecutors said Keen struck Priscock with a claw hammer at a marina on the Ross Barnett Reservoir, then placed his body in the minivan and abandoned the vehicle in Jackson. Prosecutors said Keen originally planned to sell the minivan to pay off a drug debt

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Appeals Court denies new trial to man convicted in 2011 beating death of homeless handyman

The Republic

Date: 10/22/2014 5:38:00 AM

His empty wallet was found at the scene. According to court records, prosecutors say Keen struck Priscock with a claw hammer at a marina on the Ross Barnett Reservoir, then placed his body in the minivan and abandoned the vehicle in Jackson. Prosecutors

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Clarifying water protection in Mississippi: Letter

Jackson Clarion-Ledger

Date: 10/20/2014 9:14:00 PM

People whose drinking water comes from the Ross Barnett Reservoir can benefit from the Clean Water Rule. The miles of small streams in the upper reaches of the Pearl River, and the wetlands along them, will be better protected if the EPA’s Clean Water

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Water protection in Miss. needs clarified: Letter

Jackson Clarion-Ledger

Date: 10/18/2014 7:37:00 PM

People whose drinking water comes from the Ross Barnett Reservoir can benefit from the Clean Water Rule. The miles of small streams in the upper reaches of the Pearl River, and the wetlands along them, will be better protected if the EPA’s Clean Water

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Bassmaster tourney to return to Rez in '15

The Rankin Ledger

Date: 10/17/2014 12:40:00 PM

But for Ross Barnett Reservoir, Ridgeland and the surrounding area, the return of the event in 2015 means much more. "It brings a higher profile to Ridgeland as an outdoor sports destination," Mary Straton Smith, director of communications for the

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• Surface Area: 33,000 Acres
The Ross Barnett Reservoir is an impoundment of the Pearl River located in Mississippi. The lake serves as the state's largest drinking water resource, and is managed by the Pearl River Valley Water Supply District. The western shore of the lake is bounded by the historic Natchez Trace Parkway. The lake was named for Ross R. Barnett, the 52nd Governor of Mississippi. Construction of the lake, under the direction of the Pearl River Valley Water Supply District, began in 1960 and was completed in 1963. The main purpose of the project was to create a permanent water source for city of Jackson. The reservoir is currently managed by the Pearl River Valley Water Supply District. Each year over two million people visit the Ross Barnett Reservoir and enjoy outdoor recreation. Popular activities include boating, fishing, water-skiing, and camping. There are 16 parks, five campgrounds, 22 boat launches, and six trails located along the lake.
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