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Nellie Streeter

HOUSTON – Nellie Mae Streeter, 88, died Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013. She was born Jan. 22, 1925, in Fouke, Ark., to Webb McCormick and Lydia McFerrin McCormick. She was a well-known nurse and known for her fried apple pies and butter roll. She was a member of Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church. Services will be at […]

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Lou Ella Milam

BRUCE – Lou Ella Neal Milam, 90, died Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013, at Calhoun Health Services in Calhoun City. She was born May 16, 1922, in Calhoun County. She was a retired employee of Kellwood Manufacturing and a member of Westside Baptist Church. Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Memory Memorial Garden […]

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Shirley Lundy

BRUCE – Shirley Ann Barnes Lundy, 76, died Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013, at her residence. She was born on April 16, 1936, in Houlka to Earnest Hansel and Maylene Lowery Barnes. She was a member of Bruce First Baptist Church. She was a retired bank loan officer and a homemaker. Service is at 2 p.m. […]

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Patricia Johnson

ABERDEEN – Patricia Ann Johnson, 62, died Friday, Feb. 1, 2013, at Golden Living Center in Amory. Services are at 11 a.m. Monday at Pearce Chapel Free Will Baptist Church with the Rev. Van Dale Hudson and the Rev. Philip D. Craddock officiating. Interment will be at Pearce Chapel Cemetery in Smithville. Tisdale-Lann Memorial Funeral […]

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Houston proud

Shortly after I moved to Houston I ran across a slogan that caught my eye: “Houston Proud!” It seems it was part of an initiative to spruce up the community in general and the Courthouse Square specifically. And the designation seems to have worked because there are plans to put Houston on the National Register […]

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Christopher Taylor

BRUCE – Christopher Dee Armstrong Taylor, 17, died Sunday, Jan. 27, 2013, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. He was born Aug. 7, 1995, in Oxford. He was a 10th grade honor roll student at Bruce High School and No. 15 on the football team. He was a member of Faith Baptist Church, Boy […]

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Sign of the times

HOUSTON – Signs have popped up along local streets, highways and even very rural roads sporting a big gray “90” surrounded by a rounded black box. And the goal is for neighbors, family and those who are just curious to stop for a moment and ask what they are all about. “This year there are […]

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A man with a gun

Deer season ended last week for the Ingrams. My youngest son James and I spend the last daylight hours of Jan. 17, 2013, looking for Mr. Buck on the 88-acres of beautiful Mississippi hardwood that we have hunted for the past two years. It had snowed that morning, but had warmed up tremendously by the […]

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Gayle C. Thomason

RUSKIN, Fla. – Gayle Jean Chrisp Thomason, 82, died Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013, at Life Path Hospice. She was born in Jackson, Tenn., the daughter of the late Charles Milton Chrisp and Gladys Marie Young Chrisp. She worked as church secretary at Englewood Baptist Church in Jackson, Tenn. She attended Plant City’s First Baptist Church […]

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James Huckaby

BANNER – James Lafayette Huckaby, 82, died Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Oxford. He was born May 3, 1930, in Lafayette County. He was a retired business owner and a member of Driver’s Flat Baptist Church. Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Driver’s Flat Baptist Church with Bro. Stacy Watkins officiating. […]

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Habitat house now a home

HOUSTON – A group of family and friends gathered Saturday to pray for a home and thank God and Houston Habitat for Humanity for helping them build a house. Temeca Shephard sat on the couch in her living room surrounded by her four children and talked about how Habitat changed her life following a dedication […]

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Thank God for loving us so much!

“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.” (John 3:16)   Rev. Darrick Whitfield Shady Gove M.B. Church   There are many words that come out of our mouths. Some of these words are nouns, some of these […]

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Inner healing conference is this weekend

An Inner Healing Conference at New Wine Fellowship in Houston will be held Jan. 18-20 for teaching and ministering to those who need emotional healing. Pastor Tommy Kelly and Pastor Scott Free invite those who have been abused sexually, physically, emotionally are invited to attend services at  7 p.m. Friday and Saturday with personal ministry […]

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Patsy Poindexter

BRUCE – Patsy Carolyn Thomas Poindexter, 72, died Monday, Jan. 14, 2013, at her home. She was born April 14, 1940, in Bruce. She was a homemaker and a member of Parker Baptist Church. Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Parker Memorial Funeral Home Chapel in Bruce. Bro. Paul Morris will officiate, and […]

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