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Rev. Douglas Browning

EUPORA – The Rev. Douglas Browning, 81, of Eupora, born Feb. 7, 1932, in Justice, W.Va., passed peacefully from his home into the arms of Jesus on March 27, 2013. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. today at Oliver Funeral Home Chapel in Eupora with burial in the Mt. Moriah Cemetery in Webster County. The […]

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Terry Young

GORE SPRINGS – Terry Lee Young, 58, passed away Friday,March 22, 2013, at his home. Graveside services are at 3 p.m. Sunday at Ebenezer Cemetery in Eupora. Visitation is 1 to 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Wise Funeral Home in Eupora.

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John Vance

PHEBA – John Michael “Foots” Vance, 66, passed away on Friday, March 15, 2013, at his home in Pheba. He was born Dec. 30, 1946, in Houston to Anna Lloyd Fant Morgan and Lt. Col. John Gurney Vance. He began working for GM&O Railroad in 1971. He was a conductor with Kansas City Southern for […]

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Martha Pittman

GORE SPRINGS – Martha V. Pittman, 84, died Wednesday, March 6, 2013, at her home in Gore Springs. Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Bradford Chapel Baptist Church in Calhoun County. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Oliver Funeral Home of Eupora is in charge of the arrangements. A complete obituary will […]

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Ruby Richardson

BELLEFONTAINE – Ruby Hood Richardson, 83, died Tuesday, March 5, 2013, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Eupora. Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Oliver Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be in North Union Cemetery in Bellefontaine. Oliver Funeral Home of Eupora is in charge of the arrangements. Visitation will be from 10 […]

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SCORES: Saturday, March 2, 2013

Scores from Saturday, March 2: BASKETBALL MHSAA Tournament 2A Girls Scott Central 58, Potts Camp 43 2A Boys Bassfield 70, Coahoma AHS 64 3A Girls SE Lauderdale 57, Ripley 50 Charleston 76, Choctaw Central 67 3A Boys Velma Jackson 37, Pass Christian 36 Booneville 56, Forest 48, OT BASEBALL Tremont 6, Pine Grove 4 New […]

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Jessie Hunter

EUPORA – Jessie Faye Hunter, 84, died Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013, at the Providence Personal Care Facility in Grenada. Services will be 11 a.m. Monday at Oliver Funeral Home Chapel with burial in the Mt. Pleasant Cemetery in Mantee. Visitation is 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

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Page Huffman

STEWART – Page McMullen Huffman, 24, passed away Monday, Feb. 4, 2013, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Eupora. Services will be at 1 p.m. today at Tomnolen Baptist Church. Burial will follow in Pheba Cemetery at Pheba. Wise Funeral Home of Eupora is in charge of the arrangements. A complete obituary will be published […]

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Questions in a quilt

HOUSTON – All quilts tell a story and the one found by Becky Johnson on a rural road is no different. Johnson is co-owner of Silly Whispers in Houston and so when she passed a quilt on the side of the road recently she had to stop. She took the dirty old spread home, washed […]

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Mavis Summerall

EUPORA – Mavis Brewer Summerall, 91, died Monday, Jan. 28, 2013, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Eupora. A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Cumberland Baptist Church in Webster County. Oliver Funeral Home of Eupora is in charge of the arrangements.

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Journal newspaper delivery late today

Delivery of the Chickasaw Journal and the Daily Journal newspapers will be much later than normal today. We’re sorry for the delay and we are working to get newspapers to customers as soon as possible. Chickasaw Journal customers can always call 456-3771 if they do not receive their paper.

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288th welcome home is Sunday

HOUSTON — The Sappers wants to say thank you to Houston The 288th Engineer Company of the 223rd Battalion of the Mississippi National Guard has invited the community to a welcome home ceremony set for 2 p.m. Sunday at Houston High School. “This will be our first weekend drill since we returned from deployment,” said […]

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Holmes offers classes on Wood campus

Holmes Community College is expanding to the northeast part of the colleges distrct and will be offering five classes at Wood Institute in Mathiston this spring. Registration is currently underway and interested persons may receive more information about registering at the college website, www.holmescc.edu. Classes offered include • English Composition II • American History • […]

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New press to improve print quality

This week’s Chickasaw Journal newspaper has a fresher, cleaner, more colorful look, and there’s a reason.   The newspaper delivered to your door this week is the first full edition of the Chickasaw Journal to come off a new printing press at the production facilities of the Chickasaw Journal in Tupelo.   This multi-million dollar […]

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