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FLOYD INGRAM: Let’s have some fun

I have always been a big supporter of festivals, parades, homecomings and just about any kind of community celebration where people gather to eat, buy and sell, enjoy a little music and just have fun. Over my career I have seen catfish festivals, lumberjack festivals, Christmas light festivals, motorcycle festivals, magnolia festivals and even a […]

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Mary Smith

MANTEE – Mary Alvana Campbell Smith, 78, passed away Friday, Sept. 20, 2013, at her home, in Mantee. She was born Sept. 19, 1935, in Lilbourn, Mo., to Ora DeRousse and Jack Campbell. She was a homemaker and she was of the Pentecostal faith. She married William Jasper Smith on Oct. 13, 1955; he preceded […]

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James Smith

  HOUSTON – James Wilson Smith, 78, died Thursday, Sept. 5, 2013, at Sanctuary Hospice House in Tupelo. He was born July 17, 1935, in Van Vleet to Woodrow Wilson Smith and Ola Pauline Duke Smith. He was a retired carpenter and a regular patron of Moore’s Restaurant in Houston. Services will be at 10 […]

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James Burns

MANTEE – James Burns, 89, died Monday, Aug. 19, 2013, at Trace Regional Hospital in Houston. He was a member of Upper Prairie Creek Church, a farmer and a factory worker. Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 24, at Upper Prairie Creek Church with the Rev. Henry Brownlee officiating. Burial will be in […]

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James Burns

MANTEE – James R. Burns, 89, died Monday, Aug. 19, 2013, at Trace Regional Hospital in Houston. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Williams Memorial of Okolona.

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Barry Weston

MANTEE – Barry Alexander Weston, 81, died Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2013, at Sanctuary Hospice House in Tupelo. He was born Nov. 19, 1931, in Montreal, Quebec, Canada to George and Dorothy Alison Weston. Before he became a naturalized U.S. citizen, he served from 1949 to 1955 in the Canadian Army, in Canada and the Far […]

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Ray Kratz

MANTEE – Rayburn Dean “Ray” Kratz, 68, passed away on Saturday, July 20, 2013, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Eupora. He was born April 29, 1945, in Eugene, Ore., to Carol Jean Kratz and the late Rev. James Kratz. He was a retired supervisor in the canning department with Bryan Foods for 27 years. […]

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Nona Lightell

MANTEE – Nona B. Dalton Lightell, 90, died Thursday, July 18, 2013. She was born Feb. 18, 1923, in Webster County to Muldrew Dalton and Lula Dalton. She was a member of Mantee Baptist Church. Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, July 20, at Memorial Funeral Home in Houston. Burial will be at Wake […]

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BIRTH: Camden Reed Spencer

Cody and Alisha Spencer of Houston would like to announce the arrival of their son Camden Reed Spencer. Camden was born on May 22, 2013 at 5:56 p.m at NMMC Women’s Clinic in Tupelo. He weighed 7-pounds, 2-ounces and was 19-inches long. Proud grandparents are Jimmy Huffman of Houlka and Mr. and Mrs. Sonny Spencer […]

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Arnold Duncan

MANTEE – Victor Arnold Duncan, 90, died Wednesday, July 3, 2013, at V.A. Hospital in Jackson. He was born on Jan. 18, 1923, in Houston to Ruben Gaston Duncan and Vannie Jane Griffin Duncan. He was a retired heavy equipment operator for Russ Butler and an owner and partner of D&J Service Station. He loved […]

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ICC scholarship recipients announced

FULTON/TUPELO – Scholarship recipients at Itawamba Community College for 2013 include Alexandra Belk of Houston, Academic, Leadership; Jacob Bridgman of Houston, Activity/Incentive, Leadership, Solar Car; Marquintez Gates of Houston, Leadership; Chelsea Anne Gray of Houston, Leadership; Alex Harmon of Houston, Academic, Special Achievement, Leadership; Jesse H. Kelly of Houlka, ACT Achievement Incentive, Leadership; Taylor Blake […]

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Local ICC graduates named

  FULTON/TUPELO – Several area residents were among those who earned Associate of Arts or Associate of Applied Science degrees or certificates at the conclusion of the 2013 spring semester at Itawamba Community College. They include: Houlka – Brody A. Collums, A.A.; Anna Nicole Daugherty, A.A.S.; Robbie Dewayne Earnest, A.A.S.; Christopher R. Fedrick, A.A.S.; Meagan […]

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Shots fired into trailer prompt arrest

HOUSTON – A man has been arrested for allegedly shooting a high-powered rifle into a mobile home and his case will be presented to the next term of the Chickasaw County grand jury. LaMichael Johnson, 20, of Mantee, has been charged by Houston police with aggravated assault after he allegedly discharged an SKS automatic rifle […]

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ICC spring honor students

Special to the Chickasaw Journal FULTON/TUPELO – Officials at Itawamba Community College have released the honors lists for the 2013 spring semester. Named to the president’s list, which includes those students with a 3.8-4.0 grade point average, were Houlka – Brody A. Collums, Christi Hamblin, Michael L. Huffman, Arktavius Moore, Nicholas Daniel Sanford, Mark Allen […]

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