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Roselene Johnson

P ONTOTOC – Roselene Johnson died Monday, June 9, 2014, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. She was born Sept. 3, 1940, to Virgil and Martha Johnson.   She professed her life in Christ at an early age at Ecru Baptist Church. She attended Pontotoc High School and continued her education at Okolona College, […]

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WEDDING: Hillhouse/Upshaw

Mr. and Mrs. Mike Hillhouse of Houston announce the engagement of their daughter, Lakin Jade Hillhouse, to Christopher David Upshaw, son of Mr. and Mrs. Brett Upshaw of Houston. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of the late Barney and Lozelle Lowrey of Houston and Berdell Hillhouse and the late Jimmy Hillhouse of Okolona. She is […]

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OHS students complete tye-dye project

Special to the Chickasaw Journal OKOLONA – The Okolona High School Art Department, headed by Heather Wilson for the past two years, recently participated in tye-dying fabric. The students at Okolona High School have been working diligently all year to prepare themselves for the SATP and MCT2 State assessments. As a reward for all of […]

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Myrtle Boyd

OKOLONA – Myrtle Lee Griffin Boyd, 81, died Thursday, May 29, 2014, at the North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. Services will be at 3 p.m. Sunday, June 1, at Union Grove United Methodist Church. Burial will be in Union Grove United Methodist Church Cemetery. Belle Memorial Funeral Home of Aberdeen is in charge of […]

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Storm shelters were full

CHICKASAW COUNTY – There are more storm shelters around here than just about any county in Northeast Mississippi, but recent bad weather has proved the community needs more. Local storm shelters were packed April 11 when two fast-moving storms raced across Chickasaw County with the first one moving on to slam Tupelo, causing millions of […]

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LINDA GRIFFIN: Team effort, job well done

Chickasaw County received notice on April 7, 2014, from the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency that the county’s 2011 disaster application is officially closed. What this means to the citizens of this county is that all the work has been completed and payments and reimbursements have been made. What makes this even more significant is that […]

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BIRTH: Jonhse Jerome Gonzalez

Mario Alfredo and Julie Anne Gonzalez of Houston are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Jonhse Jerome, April 10, 2014 at 4:28 p.m. at Gilmore Memorial Hospital in Amory. He weighed 7-pounds and was 19-inches long. Sharing honors as grandparents are Connie Lacey and Billy Griffin of Houston and Pilar Vargas and Alfredo […]

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Dorothy Tate

WEST POINT – Dorothy Lounez Tate, 82, passed away on Sunday, April 6, 2014, at North Mississippi Medical Center-West Point. She was born on Sept. 18, 1931, in Chickasaw County to Sally Lou Griffin and Elbert Smith. She was a self-employed painter and a member of Free Praise & Worship Center. Services will be at […]

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Darrel Griffin

HOUSTON – Darrel “Chew” Wayne Griffin, 78, died April 2, 2014. He was born July 4, 1935, in Chickasaw County to J.D. Griffin and Lesbie Wilson Griffin. He retired of 46 years from MMC Concrete Plant of Houston. He was a volunteer fireman for 30 years. He was an avid outdoorsman as he loved to hunt and […]

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Delinda Hoskins

M AYNARDVILLE, Tenn. – Delinda J. Hoskins, 51, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, March 26, 2014. She was a member of Alder Springs Baptist Church and was Attendance Secretary at Horace Maynard Middle School.   Her favorite hobbies were shopping and she was the “Queen” of yard sales.   Delinda is […]

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Lottie Perry

CHARLESTON – Lottie Booth Perry, 42, died Monday, March 10, 2014, in Oxford. She was born Aug. 19, 1971, in Clarksdale, and was the daughter of Janet Booth Griffin of Pensacola, Fla., and Dewayne and Carmen Booth of Houston. A 1989 graduate of Charleston High School, she was a 2001 graduate of Northeast College in […]

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Billie Griffin

OKOLONA – Billie Mack Griffin, 70, died Friday, Feb. 14, 2014, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 22, at Union Grove United Methodist Church in Wren. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Westbrooks Funeral Home of Aberdeen is in charge of arrangements. Visitation will be […]

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Billie Griffin

OKOLONA – Billie M. Griffin, 70, died Friday, Feb. 14, 2014, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Westbrooks Funeral Home of Aberdeen. Visitation will be from 1 to 6 p.m. Friday and a wake from 6 to 7 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.  

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Serving and saving lives

HOUSTON – Steve Duncan was so glad to be at Thursday’s Houston Volunteer Fire Department Annual Awards Banquet. Duncan, 44, passed out at his father’s shop on Okolona Cutoff on Nov. 7 and the Houston Fire Department and local EMTs revived him and transported him to Trace Regional Hospital. He was later taken to Northeast […]

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