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County Profiles

Lee County:
Area: Approx. 455 sq. mi.
Government: 5 supervisors
County Seat: Tupelo, MS
Population: 75,755

Prentiss County:
Area: Approx. 420 sq. mi.
Government: 5 supervisors
County Seat: Booneville, MS
Population: 25,000

City Profile:
Government: Mayor & five aldermen
Located in both Lee and Prentiss County

Climate

Average monthly temperature:
Jan. 48 Aug. 89
Annual Average Rainfall: 58 inches

Mayor:

Michael James:
662-365-2383

Board of Aldermen:

Virginia Grice - Ward 1
Tom Nelson - Ward 2
Richard Kohlheim - Ward 3
Tammie Waters - Ward 4
Jason McKay - Alderman at Large

Law Enforcement

Baldwyn Police Department
Chief of Police: Don Rowan
920B North 4th Street
Baldwyn, MS 38824
662-365-1047

Sheriff's Department
Prentiss County Justice
Criminal Center
Sheriff: Randy Tolar
1901 E. Chambers Dr.
Booneville, MS 38829
662-728-6232

Lee Co. Sheriff's Department
Sheriff: Jim Johnson
51 0 N Commerce
Tupelo, MS 38804
662-841-9040

Fire protection and prevention

Baldwyn Volunteer Fire Dept.
Fire Chief: Jerry Ozbirn
To report a fire, call 911
Non-emergencies 365-1049
Send an e-mail to the Fire Chief

Schools

Baldwyn School District
Superintendent of Schools
Harvey Brooks
107 West Main Street
662-365-1 000

Colleges

Northeast MS Community College
Cunningham Blvd.
Booneville, MS 38829
662-720-7751

Itawamba Community College
602 W. Hill St.
Fulton, MS
662-862-8000

Library

Anne Spence Cox Library
303 North Third Street
Baldwyn, MS 38824
365-3305
Librarian, Simone Chandler
Hours:
Mon-Thurs: 10 a.m. until 6 p.m.
Fri-Sat: 9 a.m. until 1 p.m.

Better Business Bureau

The Better Business Bureau of Mississippi serves the Baldwyn area. For inquiries or complaints write:
Better Business Bureau of MS
P.O. Box 2090
Jackson, MS 39205
Phone: 1-601-987-8282

Newspaper

The Baldwyn News
Publisher: John Haynes
102 West Main Street
Baldwyn, MS 38824
662-365-3232

Utilities

Electricity
Prentiss Co. Electric Power Assoc
106 Clayton Street
Baldwyn, MS 38824
662-365-7161

Gas and Water
Baldwyn Gas &Water Dept.
201 South Second Street
Baldwyn, MS 38824
662-365-8171

Telephone
BellSouth
New line / changes in existing service
Residence: 557-6500
Business: 557-6000
Additional Directories: 557-6600

Cable / Internet / Telephone
Metrocast Communications
800-457-5351

Voter registration

Voters for both Lee and Prentiss County and the City of Baldwyn can register to vote in Baldwyn's City Hall at the City Clerk's Office. County residents may also register to vote at the Circuit Clerk's office in their county. Voters must be eighteen years of age.

City Clerk
Nan Nanney
Baldwyn City Hall
202 South Second Street
Baldwyn, MS 38824
662-365-2383

Lee County Circuit Clerk
Joyce Loftin
200 West Jefferson Street
Tupelo, MS 38804
662-841 -9024

Prentiss County Circuit Clerk
Mike Kelley
103 North Main Street
Booneville, MS 38829
662-728-4611

Information was provided thanks to the Baldwyn directory and the Baldwyn News.

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