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Byram man loses appeal in capital murder case

WHBQ 13 Memphis

Date: 10/22/2014 9:36:00 AM

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 say Keen originally planned to sell the minivan to pay off a drug debt

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Amile Wilson: Cashing in on Creativity

Jackson Free Press

Date: 10/22/2014 8:07:00 AM

I love what I see. I think there are tweaks. People forget that the Ross Barnett Reservoir was done with private money and it was done for flood control and it was great at the time. I think the One Lake project is a great opportunity for the city

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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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Byram man loses appeal in capital murder case

Beaumont Enterprise

Date: 10/22/2014 5:32:00 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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• 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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