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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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Henry Vaughn

MANTEE – Henry Thomas Vaughn, 70, died Tuesday, April 30, 2013, at his home. Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 4, at White Hill Baptist Church in Webster County. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Oliver Funeral Home of Eupora is in charge of the arrangements. Visitation will be from 5 to […]

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Ellis Evans

HOUSTON – Ellis Pearl Evans, 65, died Wednesday, April 3, 2013, at home in Houston. Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Unity Temple Church of God in Christ in Houston. Burial will be in Cousin Cemetery at Mantee. Montgomery Mortuary of Houston is in charge of the arrangements. Visitation will be from 2 […]

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LaShonda Neely

FORREST CITY, Ark. – LaShonda Rose Neely, 37, died Thursday, March 21, 2013, at Forrest City Medical Center in Forrest City, Ark. She was formerly of Mantee. Services will be at noon Saturday at New Hope M.B. Church in Woodland. Burial will be in New Hope Cemetery. Montgomery Mortuary of Houston is in charge of […]

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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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Rev. James Lewis

RIPLEY – The Rev. James Aron Lewis, 78, went to be with the Lord on Monday, March 4, 2013. He was born on June 1, 1934, in Mantee and reared in Webster County. He was saved at the age of 8 and called into the ministry and preached his first sermon at age 14. He […]

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Elisha Thomas Sr.

..lisha Thomas Sr. VERONA – Elisha Thomas Sr. died Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013, at the Golden Living Nursing Home in Tupelo. He was born June 19, 1923, in Maben to Berry Thomas and Lucy McElmerry Thomas. Services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Palmetto CME Church in Verona, with the Rev. Leo Wright officiating. […]

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Harold Womack

MANTEE – Harold Womack, 86, died Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013, at Oktibbeha County Hospital. He was born Oct. 30, 1926, in Mantee to James “Jim” Alexander Womack and Zada Kolb Womack. He was retired from Babcock and Wilcox in West Point. He was an Army veteran of World War II. He was a member and […]

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