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The Journal-Standard
Feds to offer loans to Stephenson County flood victimsfor physical property damage loans are due by Nov. 14. The deadline for economi
The Journal-Standard / Posted 2 hours ago
for physical property damage loans are due by Nov. 14. The deadline for economic injury applications is June 15. Derrick Mason: 815-232-0133; derrick.mason@journalstandard.com; @derrickhmason Outreach center hours Highland Community... Read more
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The Journal-Standard
United Way of Northwest Illinois names interim directorbe available to help, if needed. "I don't want to be a person who's looking ov
The Journal-Standard / Posted 3 hours ago
be available to help, if needed. "I don't want to be a person who's looking over another person's shoulder," she said. "But I'll be there to help if they want me to." Derrick Mason: 815-232-0133; derrick.mason@journalstandard.com; @derric... Read more
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The Journal-Standard
U.S. Small Business Administration to offer loans to Stephenson County flood victimsfor physical property damage loans are due by Nov. 14. The deadline for economi
The Journal-Standard / Posted 4 hours ago
for physical property damage loans are due by Nov. 14. The deadline for economic injury applications is June 15. Derrick Mason: 815-232-0133; derrick.mason@journalstandard.com; @derrickhmason Outreach center hours Highland Community... Read more
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The Journal-Standard
City hires strategic planning partnera December City Council meeting. It cost the city nearly $7,000 to hire the co
The Journal-Standard / Posted yesterday
a December City Council meeting. It cost the city nearly $7,000 to hire the company. The money will come out of the economic and community development department budget. Derrick Mason: 815-232-0133; derrick.mason@journalstandard.com; @derrickhm... Read more
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SportingNews
Jason Witten to become Cowboys career leader in games playedand Marvin Harrison (1,102) for fourth on the career list. With 11,947 career y
SportingNews / Posted 2 days ago
and Marvin Harrison (1,102) for fourth on the career list. With 11,947 career yards, he's only 115 yards away from passing Derrick Mason for 25th on the all-time list. While his standing as one of the game's all-time greats is secure, Witten is... Read more
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The Journal-Standard
Aquin overcomes slow start to shut out Polofor a 53-yard score in the fourth quarter. Diemer finished with 173 passing yar
The Journal-Standard / Posted 4 days ago
for a 53-yard score in the fourth quarter. Diemer finished with 173 passing yards. Keegan Koester led the Bulldogs rushing attack, racking up 118 yards and a touchdown. Derrick Mason: 815-232-0133; derrick.mason@journalstandard.com; @derrickh... Read more
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The Journal-Standard
Freeport leaders consider making contractors bid to salvage demolition propertiesthing,” he said. “But let’s also make sure we don’t stymie ourselves, and with
The Journal-Standard / Posted 4 days ago
thing,” he said. “But let’s also make sure we don’t stymie ourselves, and with a job that should take a week, we wind up a month and a half later with it still not done.” Derrick Mason: 815-232-0133; derrick.mason@journalstandard.com; @derrickhm... Read more
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The Journal-Standard
Freeport considers hiring retail recruiteris only so much resource to go around, so the question is what is their thinkin
The Journal-Standard / Posted 5 days ago
is only so much resource to go around, so the question is what is their thinking, according to their strategic plan, about where the resources are going to be allocated?" Derrick Mason: 815-232-0133; derrick.mason@journalstandard.com; @derrickhm... Read more
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The Journal-Standard
Rockford women had heroin in carMatt Summers said. Rebekah Jones, 25, and Betty Jo Smiling-Miller, 45, are bot
The Journal-Standard / Posted 5 days ago
Matt Summers said. Rebekah Jones, 25, and Betty Jo Smiling-Miller, 45, are both charged with possessing less than one gram of heroin. Their bonds are set at $15,000 each. Derrick Mason: 815-232-0133; derrick.mason@journalstandard.com; @derrickhma... Read more
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The Journal-Standard
Leaf River couple accused of stealing from Walmartof Hog Wash. Both are charged with retail theft over $300 and have bonds set a
The Journal-Standard / Posted 6 days ago
of Hog Wash. Both are charged with retail theft over $300 and have bonds set at $10,000. Ruiz was also charged with possession of drug paraphernalia, a misdemeanor. Derrick Mason: 815-232-0133; derrick.mason@journalstandard.com; @derr... Read more
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The Journal-Standard
Freeport City Council to consider hiring strategic plannerCouncil is expected to discuss the topic again on at their next scheduled meeti
The Journal-Standard / Posted 6 days ago
Council is expected to discuss the topic again on at their next scheduled meeting Monday. If approved, the strategic plan would then be voted on in December. Derrick Mason: 815-232-0133; derrick.mason@journalstandard.co... Read more
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The Journal-Standard
Tiffany Nieman to leave United Way of Northwest Illinoiscontinues and the new director will continue to be a progressive thinker who is
The Journal-Standard / Posted 7 days ago
continues and the new director will continue to be a progressive thinker who is responsive to the needs in our community.” Derrick Mason: 815-232-0133; derrick.mason@journalstandard.com; @derrickhmason For information about the job Call 815-232-... Read more
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The Journal-Standard
Freeport hires utility, finance directorsmade $82,500 annually. "They were hired at almost the same salary as their pre
The Journal-Standard / Posted 8 days ago
made $82,500 annually. "They were hired at almost the same salary as their predecessors," Crow said. "I felt that was a good starting point for their qualifications." Derrick Mason: 815-232-0133; derrick.mason@journalstandard.com; @derric... Read more
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The Journal-Standard
Forreston run game, defense dominate Dakotaas last week was, it also was a way to teach the kids. When you lose and it hur
The Journal-Standard / Posted 10 days ago
as last week was, it also was a way to teach the kids. When you lose and it hurts, you've got their attention." Derrick Mason: 815-232-0133; derrick.mason@journalstandard.com; @derrickhmason Looking ahead Forreston's week four game... Read more
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The Journal-Standard
Freeport police leaders weigh in on retail theftor even hire someone to specialize in it, that’s an expense for them that ultim
The Journal-Standard / Posted 11 days ago
or even hire someone to specialize in it, that’s an expense for them that ultimately raises prices for everyone.” Derrick Mason: 815-232-0133; derrick.mason@journalstandard.com Retail theft reports by store (June, July, August) Walmart:... Read more
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The Journal-Standard
Freeport police arrest two on SLANT warrantswithin 1,000 feet of a church, while Bruce is charged with unlawful delivery of
The Journal-Standard / Posted 12 days ago
within 1,000 feet of a church, while Bruce is charged with unlawful delivery of a controlled substance. Gibson's bond is set at $200,000. Bruce's is set at $100,000. Derrick Mason: 815-232-0133; derrick.mason@journalstandard.com; @derri... Read more
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The Journal-Standard
Freeport man accused of identity theftpolice investigation determined Ladarius Hall, 26, allegedly used the credit ca
The Journal-Standard / Posted 12 days ago
police investigation determined Ladarius Hall, 26, allegedly used the credit card number. Hall, of the 700 block of South Walnut Road, is charged with identity theft. Derrick Mason: 815-232-0133; derrick.mason@journalstandard.com; @derric... Read more
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The Journal-Standard
New Housing Authority office offers neutral site for parents, educatorshopeful that these initiatives and the others will still go forward in my absen
The Journal-Standard / Posted 12 days ago
hopeful that these initiatives and the others will still go forward in my absence,” he said. “If not, I’ll be calling.” Derrick Mason: 815-232-0133; derrick.mason@journalstandard.com; @derrickhmason To use the office Contact Alice Vlad to make... Read more
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The Journal-Standard
Andrew Chesney to run for state representativenorthwest Illinois,” Chesney said. “I want to make sure that the opportunities
The Journal-Standard / Posted 12 days ago
northwest Illinois,” Chesney said. “I want to make sure that the opportunities that I have been afforded in this part of Illinois are available for generations to come." Derrick Mason: 815-232-0133; derrick.mason@journalstandard.com; @derrickh... Read more
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The Journal-Standard
Freeport City Council approves demolition of 3 homescity could demolish about 70 during the fiscal year, which ends in July. Kleck
The Journal-Standard / Posted 14 days ago
city could demolish about 70 during the fiscal year, which ends in July. Kleckner's bid was cheaper than a roughly $37,500 bid from the Northern Illinois Service Company. Derrick Mason: 815-232-0133; derrick.mason@journalstandard.com; @derrickhma... Read more
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The Journal-Standard
Freeport band to be featured on American Horror Storyand we may be overlooked, it might not necessarily stay that way." American Ho
The Journal-Standard / Posted 14 days ago
and we may be overlooked, it might not necessarily stay that way." American Horror Story airs on FX at 9 p.m. tonight. Derrick Mason: 815-232-0133; derrick.mason@journalstandard.com; @derrickhmason Blackcat Manor The band's music can be found... Read more
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The Journal-Standard
No easy games on the way for Forrestonfor the Cubs as he did with the White Sox during the first half of the season.
The Journal-Standard / Posted 17 days ago
for the Cubs as he did with the White Sox during the first half of the season. A guy with a 4.49 ERA probably isn't who you want on the hill during a division series. Derrick Mason: 815-232-0133; derrick.mason@journalstandard.com; @derri... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Liberia Broadcasting System Director Wants Media Trainees Uphold Ethicswho perform exceptionally during the course of their just ended semester, encou
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 days ago
who perform exceptionally during the course of their just ended semester, encouraging them to do more. Speaking on behalf of the students, Derrick Mason, lauded Mr. Rennie for the visit, noting that it highly impacted them as upcoming journa... Read more
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The Wesleyan Argus
Hot Takes with Hogan: 10 Very Reasonable Thoughtsthe best receiver on his team in only three seasons. In Arizona, there was Larr
The Wesleyan Argus / Posted 19 days ago
the best receiver on his team in only three seasons. In Arizona, there was Larry Fitzgerald, in Baltimore there was Derrick Mason and then Torrey Smith, and in Detroit there was Golden Tate. His three-year stint with the 49ers was the only... Read more
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The Journal-Standard
Results inconsistent for Freeport TIF districtsdown to Yellow Creek. Its eastern and western boundaries mostly run along IL-26
The Journal-Standard / Posted 19 days ago
down to Yellow Creek. Its eastern and western boundaries mostly run along IL-26 to the east. It will expire in 2038. Derrick Mason: 815-232-0133; derrick.mason@journalstandard.com; @derrickhmason Annual estimated revenue Lamm Road TIF:... Read more
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The Journal-Standard
Freeport man accused of stealing cigarettesa.m. on Tuesday, Freeport Police Deputy Chief Matt Summers said. He is charged
The Journal-Standard / Posted 20 days ago
a.m. on Tuesday, Freeport Police Deputy Chief Matt Summers said. He is charged with retail theft with a prior conviction, a felony. His previous conviction was in 1995. Derrick Mason: 815-232-0133; derrick.mason@journalstandard.com; @derrickh... Read more
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The Journal-Standard
Traffic stop leads to alcohol, drug charges for Freeport man30 and 500 grams. He is also charged with misdemeanors for DUI, DUI over .08, d
The Journal-Standard / Posted 20 days ago
30 and 500 grams. He is also charged with misdemeanors for DUI, DUI over .08, driving while suspended, obstruction of identification and possession of drug paraphernalia. Derrick Mason: 815-232-0133; derrick.mason@journalstandard.com; @derrickhm... Read more
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The Journal-Standard
Freeport Housing Authority CEO Larry Williams resignsHousing Authority as a part of the community, instead of just as its own little
The Journal-Standard / Posted 20 days ago
Housing Authority as a part of the community, instead of just as its own little island," he said. "Freeport has been good to me, and I hope I've been good to Freeport." Derrick Mason: 815-232-0133; derrick.mason@journalstandard.com; @derrick... Read more
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The Journal-Standard
Cell phone call leads to charge for driving with a revoked licenseDeputy Chief Matt Summers said. Miller's license is revoked for a driving unde
The Journal-Standard / Posted 20 days ago
Deputy Chief Matt Summers said. Miller's license is revoked for a driving under the influence offense. She is charged with a felony for driving with a revoked license. Derrick Mason: 815-232-0133; derrick.mason@journalstandard.com; @derrick... Read more
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The Journal-Standard
Police: Man drove drunk, hit parked carDUI because his license was suspended. Police said Calmese was in possession of
The Journal-Standard / Posted 21 days ago
DUI because his license was suspended. Police said Calmese was in possession of between 2.5 and 10 grams of cannabis, for which he was charged with a misdemeanor. Derrick Mason: 815-232-0133; derrick.mason@journalstandard.com; @d... Read more
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The Journal-Standard
Freeport man accused of driving with revoked licenserevoked and that he was supposed to have an ignition device that tested his bre
The Journal-Standard / Posted 21 days ago
revoked and that he was supposed to have an ignition device that tested his breath for alcohol before starting the vehicle, Freeport Police Deputy Chief Matt Summers said. Derrick Mason: 815-232-0133; derrick.mason@journalstandard.com; @derrickhma... Read more
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The Journal-Standard
Police: Freeport man stole $500 in cash and coins from homePolice Deputy Chief Matt Summers said. Police served a warrant at Goodson's ho
The Journal-Standard / Posted 22 days ago
Police Deputy Chief Matt Summers said. Police served a warrant at Goodson's home on Sunday. He is charged with burglary and theft over $500. His bond is set at $30,000. Derrick Mason: 815-232-0133; derrick.mason@journalstandard.com; @derrickhm... Read more
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The Journal-Standard
Softball team wins championship in memory of former teammatenow, it would still say ‘Smile, God loves you,’” she said. “That was her signat
The Journal-Standard / Posted 24 days ago
now, it would still say ‘Smile, God loves you,’” she said. “That was her signature. If there was a better way to describe the sweetest person you’ve ever met, it was her.” Derrick Mason: 815-232-0133; derrick.mason@journalstandard.com; @derrickhma... Read more
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The Journal-Standard
Flooding sets back renovations for Freeport churchthe church,” Vickie said. “We can’t just come in the church and close the doors
The Journal-Standard / Posted 24 days ago
the church,” Vickie said. “We can’t just come in the church and close the doors and forget about what’s going on outside.” Derrick Mason: 815-232-0133; derrick.mason@journalstandard.com; @derrickhmason To support the cause, visit the church’s... Read more
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The Journal-Standard
City meeting with developers on potential Park Plaza projecteconomic development before, but we’re getting calls a couple times a week from
The Journal-Standard / Posted 25 days ago
economic development before, but we’re getting calls a couple times a week from people pitching ideas for new businesses.” Derrick Mason: 815-232-0133; derrick.mason@journalstandard.com; @derrickhmason THE ISSUE: Freeport city leaders are... Read more
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The Journal-Standard
Shaun Gallagher out as city engineerstart looking for Gallagher's replacement right away, Crow said. "Shaun Gallag
The Journal-Standard / Posted 26 days ago
start looking for Gallagher's replacement right away, Crow said. "Shaun Gallagher was a good employee for the city," he said. "We wish him well in his future endeavors." Derrick Mason: 815-232-0133; derrick.mason@journalstandard.com; @derrickhm... Read more
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The Journal-Standard
Police: Orangeville man punched another man in the facesaid. The incident was caught on video. Grilliot turned himself in Wednesday n
The Journal-Standard / Posted 26 days ago
said. The incident was caught on video. Grilliot turned himself in Wednesday night. He is charged with aggravated battery in a public place. His bond is set at $10,000. Derrick Mason: 815-232-0133; derrick.mason@journalstandard.com; @derrickhm... Read more
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The Journal-Standard
African journalists visit Freeport policeand see restaurants busy on Monday, that’s different for me." Next, the journa
The Journal-Standard / Posted 27 days ago
and see restaurants busy on Monday, that’s different for me." Next, the journalists will head to Boston, Atlanta and Los Angeles before heading back home on Sept. 2. Derrick Mason: 815-232-0133; derrick.mason@journalstandard.com; @derri... Read more
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The Journal-Standard
Freeport man accused of stealing from Walmarton Tuesday and charged with retail theft under $300 with a prior conviction. Ba
The Journal-Standard / Posted 27 days ago
on Tuesday and charged with retail theft under $300 with a prior conviction. Baldwin was previously convicted of theft in Stephenson County. His bond is set at $30,000. Derrick Mason: 815-232-0133; derrick.mason@journalstandard.com; @derrickh... Read more
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The Journal-Standard
Freeport names new fire chiefwill be moving with him. The other kids are in college, he said. "We’ve alread
The Journal-Standard / Posted 28 days ago
will be moving with him. The other kids are in college, he said. "We’ve already been up looking for homes in the city, so we’re hot and heavy on that trail," he said. Derrick Mason: 815-232-0133; derrick.mason@journalstandard.com; @derric... Read more
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The Journal-Standard
City to pay $106K to stabilize Joe's Pizza buildingactually," she said. "All people have to do is be adults and come talk to me."
The Journal-Standard / Posted 29 days ago
actually," she said. "All people have to do is be adults and come talk to me." Aldermen Patrick Busker, 5th Ward, and Art Ross, 3rd Ward, were not present for the vote. Derrick Mason: 815-232-0133; derrick.mason@journalstandard.com; @derrickh... Read more
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The Journal-Standard
Pearl City family travels to Carbondale for total eclipsemore than once. "People who attend both eclipses in one location are going to
The Journal-Standard / Posted 29 days ago
more than once. "People who attend both eclipses in one location are going to be kind of scarce," he said. "I’d come back here in 7 years, just for that factor alone." Derrick Mason: 815-232-0133; derrick.mason@journalstandard.com; @derrick... Read more
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The Daily Jeffersonian
Picking captains can give coaches headacheswhat's needed, what's necessary and what a leader looks like and not just tell
The Daily Jeffersonian / Posted 30 days ago
what's needed, what's necessary and what a leader looks like and not just tell them, show them," said Vanderbilt coach Derrick Mason, who lets players vote for captains. At Arkansas, coach Bret Bielema's system for choosing captains is based... Read more
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The Journal-Standard
Freeport Mayor Jodi Miller reflects on first 100 dayslot of people are surprised by how quickly things are happening," Miller said.
The Journal-Standard / Posted a month ago
lot of people are surprised by how quickly things are happening," Miller said. "Once we get something on our plate, we want to accomplish it and move on to the next task." Derrick Mason: 815-232-0133; derrick.mason@journalstandard.com; @derrickhma... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Oy, oy captain! Picking captains can give coaches headacheswhat's needed, what's necessary and what a leader looks like and not just tell
San Antonio Express-News / Posted a month ago
what's needed, what's necessary and what a leader looks like and not just tell them, show them," said Vanderbilt coach Derrick Mason, who lets players vote for captains. At Arkansas, coach Bret Bielema's system for choosing captains is based... Read more
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The Journal-Standard
Freeport martial artists kick way to topNow, with the emergence of Tarik Cohen, Langford might not even make the squad.
The Journal-Standard / Posted a month ago
Now, with the emergence of Tarik Cohen, Langford might not even make the squad. If he can regain his form, however, the Bears might have a dynamic group on their hands. Derrick Mason: 815-232-0133; derrick.mason@journalstandard.com; @derrickh... Read more
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The Journal-Standard
Pretzels kick off fall sports season in stylesaid junior cheerleader Mercury King. “It’s definitely a thing people get exci
The Journal-Standard / Posted 1 months ago
said junior cheerleader Mercury King. “It’s definitely a thing people get excited about,” King said. “People are always asking, ‘Hey, are you going to the kickoff?’” Derrick Mason: 815-232-0133; derrick.mason@journalstandard.com; @derri... Read more
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The Journal-Standard
Domestic dispute leads to gun chargeShenberger said. Parker was taken into custody and charged with felony unlawfu
The Journal-Standard / Posted 1 months ago
Shenberger said. Parker was taken into custody and charged with felony unlawful use of a weapon by a felon and a misdemeanor domestic battery. His bond is set at $40,000. Derrick Mason: 815-232-0133; derrick.mason@journalstandard.com; @derrickhma... Read more
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The Journal-Standard
Two TVs, Xbox One stolen from Freeport homewith information should call the Freeport Police Department at 815-235-8222, St
The Journal-Standard / Posted 1 months ago
with information should call the Freeport Police Department at 815-235-8222, Stephenson County Crime Stop at 815-235-7867 or Stateline Area Crimestoppers at 866-847-7669. Derrick Mason: 815-232-0133; derrick.mason@journalstandard.com; @derrickhm... Read more
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Mississippi Business Journal
HORNE LLP Promotes 15 Ridgeland Team MembersSupervisor. » Holly Smith (Government Services), Manager. » Bill Wadlington (
Mississippi Business Journal / Posted 1 months ago
Supervisor. » Holly Smith (Government Services), Manager. » Bill Wadlington (Government Services), Senior Manager. » Derrick Mason (Healthcare), Senior Associate. » Hayley Deer (Healthcare), Supervisor. » Heather Chase (People FIRST),... Read more
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