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Willie Gillespie

ABERDEEN – Willie Clarence Gillespie, 57, died Friday, Jan. 11, 2013, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. Services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at Pleasant Plain M.B. Church in Prairie with Rev. J.P. Orr officiating. Burial will be in the Pleasant Plain M.B. Church Cemetery. Belle Memorial Funeral Home of Aberdeen is […]

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Flora’s collection has a passion for fashion

ABERDEEN – It’s usually a matter of seconds before customers passing through the doors of Flora’s Collections are greeted with not only a smile, but a welcoming laugh. It’s that level of customer service that makes the women’s clothing and accessory store a well-rounded shopping experience. “I’ve worked in retail for years and since I […]

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Day Commission looks to display Aberdeen history with exhibit

ABERDEEN – The Day Commission is seeking pieces of Aberdeen’s past for an upstairs room of the Magnolias specific to the Sykes family and the time period stretching from the home’s construction in 1850 to the beginning of the Civil War. “Our idea is to display photos and other items representative of that time frame […]

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Volunteers clean up historic Bryan Cemetery

ABERDEEN – The historic Bryan family cemetery of Peter Grantham Bryan and his wife, Maria Wright Bryan, was abandoned circa 1920 because people simply could not get to it anymore. In the early 1980’s the Corps of Engineers built the road to the west side of the Blue Bluff Lock and Dam and this road […]

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Bulldogs capitalize on McClain turnovers, prepare for Charleston

ABERDEEN – Aberdeen used a fast start to take a 25-point lead to halftime and forced five turnovers to beat McClain 46-16 Friday night. Aberdeen (10-2) capitalized on two McClain interceptions in the first to take a 13-0 lead. Linebacker Justin Lucas hauled in the second interception of the night to the McClain 42. Bulldogs […]

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Tarter returns with Creatures of the Night show

ABERDEEN – Whereas Census data states the average American family has 1.86 children, wildlife biologist Bob Tarter has roughly 50, if you count all the exotic animals. “These animals need a family feel, too, even if it’s a different species. I’m in charge of the family; I’m still dad and everybody has to know their […]

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A New “Leash” On Life

ABERDEEN – Be honest. Your heart starts to twinge and your eyes begin to water when you hear Sarah McLachlan’s ASPCA commercial on TV. You don’t have to be a pet lover to experience the emotional draw of wanting to adopt every single animal featured in the commercial. Those intense emotions prove that we’re all […]

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