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Dr. Victor Horn named Jefferson Award recipient

  HOUSTON – Nine years ago Dr. Victor Horn opened a simple free clinic with the goal that it offer quality care and be free to those is served. Horn, and a staff of volunteers who now operate the clinic one Saturday a month at First Baptist Church of Houston, have been named the recipients […]

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Eli Myrick

VARDAMAN – Eli John Myrick Jr., 83, formerly of Grenada, died Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Oxford. He was born July 15, 1930, in Petal. He was a retired insurance agent for Nationwide Mutual of Omaha and a realtor. He was a member and deacon at First Baptist Church in Gulfport. […]

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Christmas musicals today

The following Christmas musicals will be presented at local churches today. The public is urged to attend. – Gospel Hurricane Christmas celebration will be held Dec. 8 at 5 p.m. at Alpha and Omega Transformational Ministries in Houston. – Children’s Choir at Parkway Baptist Church in Houston will perform, “Christmas in Black and White,” Dec. […]

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Melba Sanderson

HOUSTON – Melba Lois Berry Sanderson died Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013, at Floy Dyer Manor in Houston. Born July 22, 1925, she had a true servant’s heart and spent her life making things better for everyone around her. Known for her sweet smile and gentle spirit, she was preceded in death by her husband, James […]

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Turkeys given to hungry in Houston

HOUSTON – The U.S. Commerce Department estimates one in six children in America go to bed hungry at least once a week. And that number has to be higher in Houston and rural Chickasaw County. First Baptist Church Food Pantry gave out 99 turkeys last week at its monthly food ministry. Those in line were […]

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Yobani Razo

VARDAMAN – Yobani Cecilo Razo, 7, died Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013. He was born Dec. 28, 2005, in Amory. He was member of Vardaman First Baptist Church and a student at Vardaman Elementary School. He accepted Christ during VBS this summer and was baptized in August. Services will be 4 p.m. today, Nov. 18, at […]

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Oscar Razo

VARDAMAN – Oscar Ernest Razo, 9, died Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013. He was born Sept. 8, 2004, in Amory. He was member of Vardaman First Baptist Church and a student at Vardaman Elementary School. He accepted Christ during VBS this summer and was baptized in August. Services will be 4 p.m. Monday, Nov. 18, at […]

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Max Brasher Sr.

BRUCE – Max Owen  Brasher Sr., 85, died Oct. 3, 2013, at his residence. He retired as a foreman from Columbia Gulf Transmission after 35 years. He was a WWII  U.S. Army veteran who served as a Corporal–Company D Clerk. He graduated from Bruce High School and attended Holmes Jr. College. He was a member […]

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Sue Chandler

NEW ALBANY – Georgia Sue Cox Chandler, 83, died Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County in New Albany. She was born May 9, 1930, in Chickasaw County to George Columbus Cox and Vivian Richardson Cox. She was retired from Action Industries in Tupelo, where she worked as an upholsterer. She was a […]

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Thomas Gilder

COLUMBUS – Thomas Earl Gilder, 87, died Tuesday, July 9, 2013, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle in Columbus. He was born July 14, 1925, in Vardaman. A Graduate of Vardaman High School, he received his degree from Mississippi State University in electrical engineering, He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He was […]

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Agnes Vance

CALHOUN CITY – Agnes Fulgham Vance, 70, died Friday, July 5, 2013, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. She was born June 1, 1943, in Maben to Shelly Fulgham and Myrtle Bowen Fulgham. She was a self-employed beautician, a member of First Baptist Church in Calhoun City, and a member of the Eastern Star. […]

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Brown celebrates a century

HOULKA – Elaine Brown was born May 2, 1913, in Chickasaw County to Doyle and Mattie Kirkpatrick and was one of nine children. She has lived in Houlka for her entire life. She married Elon Brown in 1935. They had two daughters, Barbara Ann Boutwell and Martha Collums. Her husband passed away in 1969. She […]

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