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Raymond Barksdale III

AMORY – Raymond D. Barksdale III, 55, died Monday, Oct. 28, 2013, in Amory. Born July 21, 1958, in Meridian, he was the son of Raymond and Walterine Beason Barksdale. He married Sharon McDonald in 1978. Graduating from Caldwell High School in Columbus, he attended Golden Triangle Vo-Tech. He was of the Baptist faith. He […]

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FOOTBALL SCORES: Friday, Oct. 25, 2013

Area scores Aberdeen 26, Winona 21 Amory 28, Tishomingo County 16 Baldwyn 41, Walnut 12 Booneville 26, Belmont 6 Calhoun City 27, Eupora 20 Coahoma Co. 23, Potts Camp 8 Coffeeville 63, Vardaman 0 Corinth 31, Shannon 7 Hamilton 19, Coldwater 14 Hatley 35, New Site 20 Heritage Aca. 14, Starkville Aca. 10 Houlka 50, […]

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WEEK 10: High School Football Capsules

KEY GAMES Baldwyn (6-3, 3-0) at Walnut (8-1, 3-0) THE BUZZ: Division 1-2A game. … Ozzie Price had 9 tackles and a TFL in a win against East Union. … Baldwyn QB Corbin Scott threw for 189 yards and 3 TDs. … Baldwyn won 35-6 last season. … Walnut QB Will Quinn will miss the […]

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Jerry Lee

AMORY – Jerry Lamar Lee, 83, formally of Carrollton, died Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2013, at Golden Living Center in Amory. He was born March 1, 1930, to Walter and Maggie Simmons Lee. He was a retired truck driver. He was a member of Old Union Church of Christ. Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. […]

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Leler Walker

OKOLONA – Leler Thompson Walker, 83, died Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013, at Golden Living Center in Amory. She was born April 12, 1913, to Lincoln and Charity Thompson. She was a member of Chapel Grove East, president of the Usher Board and treasurer of the Missionary Society. She was a former employee of Shearer Richardson. […]

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Lela Walker

OKOLONA – Lela Walker died Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013, at Golden Living Center in Amory. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Williams Memorial Funeral Home of Okolona.

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BSA National Jamboree

By CODY VOYLES Hometown Correspondent   STARKVILLE – Thirty-six Boy Scouts and four adult leaders left July 14 for the National Scout Jamboree at the brand new Summit Bechtel Reserve near Beckley, W. Va. This is a contingent Troop made up of Boy Scouts from across the Pushmataha Area Council with Scouts attending from Columbus, […]

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John Colburn

AMORY – John Edward Colburn, 75, died on Friday, May 24, 2013, in Okolona. Born Aug. 10, 1937, in Okolona, he was a son of John Lee and Annie Mae Whitt Colburn. Before his retirement, he was self employed and he was a Baptist. Graveside Services will be at 4 p.m. today at Masonic Cemetery […]

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Andrews Shields

AMORY – Justin Andrew Shields, 20, died Friday, May 17, 1913, in Amory. Born June 22, 1992, he was the son of Christie Roberson Shields and Columbus Woods Shields. He attended Amory schools and he was Baptist. He enjoyed reading, watching television, being outdoors, gardening and spending time with his friends and family. A Celebration […]

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Toppers battle to the wire

HOUSTON – The Hilltoppers are on their way to becoming known as the “heart-attack kids,” going three games with Amory to advance in playoffs and splitting games with Lewisburg to force another third game showdown. “These kids are trying to make me get out of coaching or have a heart attack or something,” joked Coach […]

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WEDDING: Ard/Brown

Special to the Chickasaw Journal Stanley and Sue Ard of Houston are pleased to announce the marriage of their daughter, Brittany Lee, to Chad Ellis Brown, son of John Brown III of Hamilton, Miss., and Rhonda Lawson of New Albany. Brittany is the granddaughter of the late Loyd and Mary Lee Eaton of Houston and […]

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Toppers stumble in Round One

by Melissa Meador Monroe Journal AMORY – In a battle of solid starting pitching, it was Amory’s Tanner Poole who came out on top on Thursday night, striking out six in a 3-0 shutout of Houston. Poole (6-3) allowed three hits and worked out of having a pair of runners on twice to give his […]

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SCORES: Thursday, May 2, 2013

Scores from Thursday, May 2:   BASEBALL (MHSAA Playoffs) Class 1A Ingomar 4, Tupelo Christian 3 Thrasher 11, Houlka 6 Class 2A Baldwyn 10, Simmons 0 Hatley 12, Strayhorn 1 Calhoun City 20-6, O’Bannon 2-0 Class 3A Kossuth 5, Winona 3 Mooreville 13-6, Charleston 0-0 Class 4A Amory 3, Houston 0 Tishomingo Co. 1, Cleveland […]

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Amory, Houston in mirror matchup

by Brandon Speck NEMS Daily Journal   It is technically the first round of the 2013 MHSAA state baseball playoffs, but Amory and Houston probably feel like they’re prepping for a North finals series. The two 4A contenders will play a best-of-three series beginning tonight in Amory to determine who goes on and who goes […]

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