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Body found in Leaf River identified

The Perry County Sheriff’s Office has confirmed the identity of the body found by a boater in the Leaf River yesterday. Sheriff Mitch Nobles said they are still working to notify all appropriate next of kin and are not prepared to release to the public. The white male’s body was found near the Mahned bridge.…

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Forrest General acquires Perry County General Hospital and The Doctor

From Staff Reports Perry County General Hospital and The Doctor’s Clinic in Richton are under new management and ownership. Forrest Health signed a letter of agreement for Forrest General Hospital to acquire the 22-bed critical access facility and health clinic on New Year’s Day. Forrest Health took over operations on Jan. 1, 2022, as well.…

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