Ryan Oehrli is a freelance reporter who lives in Laurel. He previously worked for the Laurel Leader-Call, the Laurel Chronicle, the Washington Daily News and the Meridian Star. A North Carolina native, he’s lived in Mississippi for six years and attends the University of Mississippi, where he’s studying political science and history. Follow him on Twitter at @ohoehrli. Send story tips to [email protected]
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