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WEDDING: Easley/Smith

Henry and Beverly Easley of Calhoun City are proud to announce the engagement of their daughter, Lindsey Brooke Easley, to Casey Wayne Smith, son of Ricky and Janet Smith of Houston. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Patricia Baker and the late Bill Baker of Calhoun City and the late Howard and Ruby Easley of […]

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Elbert Smith

WEST POINT – Elbert Auvergne “”Smitty”” Smith, 86, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013, at his home in West Point. He was born April 24, 1927, in Mantee to Jessie Etoil Murrah Smith and Perry Elbert Smith. He was retired from Babcock & Wilcox, where he worked in maintenance. He was a member of Calvary […]

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A day of honor

CHICKASAW COUNTY – Military men and women were honored for their service to country and community at local schools across the county on Veteran’s Day. Students at Houston, Okolona and Chickasaw County schools assisted with planning and preparation for a variety of events Monday to honor local veterans and remember their sacrifice and service. “This […]

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India Dabbs

PLANTERSVILLE – India Smith Dabbs, 25, died Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013, at her home. She was a member of Good Hope M.B. Church Shannon. Services will be 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9, at Good Hope M.B. Church with the Rev. Letoris Shumpert officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Beasley Funeral Home is in […]

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Jess Ellard

Dear Editor, We knew Dr. Herman Smith from 1957 when he volunteered to teach our Boys Sunday School Class at the Baptist Church. Our classroom was in the newly built educational building, in a corner room where noises of young boys would not disturb. Dr. Smith came into our class a new teacher, but with […]

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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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Smith faces Trace accident charge

Daily Journal HOUSTON – Dana R. Whitt-Smith of Houston faces a federal indictment accusing her of DUI on the Natchez Trace Parkway and maiming another woman. If convicted, she faces up to 25 years in prison and a $250,000 fine. Smith, 34, was indicted Aug. 21 by a federal grand jury in Oxford. The accident […]

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TUPELO – Tupelo Police are looking for an Okolona woman who is accused of embezzlement under contract. Cherinicka S. Smith, 36, of Okolona, is a 5-foot 5-inch black female. Anyone with information on Smith’s whereabouts is encouraged to call Crime Stoppers of North Mississippi at (800) 773-8477. Anyone with information can be paid up to […]

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Javon Smith

OKOLONA – Javon Arius Henry Smith, 4 weeks, died Saturday, Aug. 10, 2013, at the University Medical Center in Jackson. He was born July 8, 2013. Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 17, at Williams Memorial Funeral Home Chapel in Okolona. Burial will be in the Oddfellows Cemetery. Williams Memorial in Okolona is […]

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Francis McCormick

BRUCE – Francis Jo Lee McCormick, 77, died Monday, July 15, 2013, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Oxford. She was born Sept. 11, 1935, in Calhoun County. She was a homemaker and a retired supervisor for Glenn Slacks. Services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, July 17, at Parker Memorial Funeral Home Chapel in Bruce. […]

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Regional Global Network opens its doors

HOUSTON – They are new to the community but they hope to improve the quality of life in Houston and Chickasaw County for years to come. Regional Global Network held an open house recently to showcase the people who staff the organization and get the word out on what their plans are in Houston. “RGN […]

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July 4, 1944

HOUSTON – Dr. Herman K. Smith will pause on July 4 and remember a different day and a different time and place. “We came ashore on Utah Beach on July 4, 1944,” said Smith a retired dentist from Houston. “It was about a month after D-Day and everything was still torn up and the front […]

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Josephine Suggs

CALHOUN CITY – Josephine Smith Suggs, 91, died Tuesday, June 25, 2013, at Community Hospice at Darlington Oaks in Verona. She was born Nov. 13, 1921, in Calhoun City to Eddie Leslie Smith and Beatrice Goodson Smith. She was a retired seamstress for Kellwood and a member of the Church of the Nazarene. She is […]

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Naomi Toland

HOUSTON –Naomi Jean Smith Toland, 77, died Wednesday, June 26, 2013, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. She was born April 20, 1936,  in Houston to William Terry Smith and Laura Lee Park Smith. She was a retired sales clerk for Shasco and a member of Houston First United Methodist Church. Services are 10 […]

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