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Sweet Potato Fest is Saturday

VARDAMAN – The 40th Annual Sweet Potato Festival is Saturday with more than 271 booths and a day of food and entertainment expected to bring thousands of people to the Sweet Potato Capital of the World. The annual event draws state and national attention and is billed as one of the nicer small festivals in […]

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Paying for her medicine

VARDAMAN — This is the opportunity of a lifetime for a local girl with her eye on a career in nursing, but she needs a little help. Jade Ruth, of Vardaman, has qualified to attend Careers in Medicine, a national youth leadership forum to be held at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore this summer and […]

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Having fun in the sun

VARDAMAN – Vardaman United Methodist Church was the site of food, fun and games Oct. 12, but the day held a deeper purpose in remembering children the community has lost. Now in the ninth year, the Fun in the Sun day was started in honor of Madison Bryant who died of an accidental shooting. “He […]

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Anthony Couch Jr.

VARDAMAN – Anthony Couch Jr., 46, died Saturday, Oct. 26, 2013, at North Mississippi Medical Center. Arrangements are pending and will be released later by W.E. Pegues Funeral Directors. Expressions of sympathy may be left at www.peguesfuneralhome.com.

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Robert Parker

  SHERMAN – Robert Parker, 64, died Thursday Oct. 24, 2013, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. He was a retired truck driver. He enjoyed fishing and watching NASCAR. Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26, at New Liberty Baptist Church in Vardaman with Bro. Jimmy Vance officiating. Burial will be in […]

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FOOTBALL SCORES: Friday, Oct. 25, 2013

Area scores Aberdeen 26, Winona 21 Amory 28, Tishomingo County 16 Baldwyn 41, Walnut 12 Booneville 26, Belmont 6 Calhoun City 27, Eupora 20 Coahoma Co. 23, Potts Camp 8 Coffeeville 63, Vardaman 0 Corinth 31, Shannon 7 Hamilton 19, Coldwater 14 Hatley 35, New Site 20 Heritage Aca. 14, Starkville Aca. 10 Houlka 50, […]

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Hugh Rhodes

BATESVILLE — Hugh A. Rhodes, 61, passed away Wednesday afternoon, Oct. 23, 2013 at Anderson Regional Hospital in Meridian. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26, at Wells Funeral Home Chapel in Batesville. Visitation for Hugh begins at 12:00 noon and will continue until service time on Saturday. Hugh was born to Allen […]

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WEEK 10: High School Football Capsules

KEY GAMES Baldwyn (6-3, 3-0) at Walnut (8-1, 3-0) THE BUZZ: Division 1-2A game. … Ozzie Price had 9 tackles and a TFL in a win against East Union. … Baldwyn QB Corbin Scott threw for 189 yards and 3 TDs. … Baldwyn won 35-6 last season. … Walnut QB Will Quinn will miss the […]

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James Jones

  MILWAUKEE – James Arthur Jones, 56, a native of Vardaman, died Monday, Oct. 14, 2013, in Milwaukee as the result of an automobile accident. Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 25, at Thompson Chapel CME Church in Houlka. Burial will be in East County Line Cemetery in Houlka. Kenneth I. Roberson Funeral […]

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Robert Moore

HOULKA – Robert Lamar Moore, 61, died Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013, at Trace Regional Hospital in Houston. He was a native of Chickasaw County. He was a member of Bethlehem M.B. Church in Houston, where he was chairman of the deacon board and a Sunday school teacher. He was an employee of Franklin Manufacturing in […]

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WEEK 9: High School Football Previews

KEY GAMES Aberdeen (4-4, 2-0) at Louisville (8-0, 2-0) THE BUZZ: Division 4-3A game. … Louisville beat Aberdeen in the 2008 Class 3A North finals. … Aberdeen broke a 4-game losing streak in the series last season, 32-21. … Aberdeen QB Josh Williams rushed 19 times for 145 yards and 3 TDs in a win […]

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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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Martha Chandler

  VARDAMAN – Martha Jean Chandler, 68, died Friday, Oct. 11, 2013, at her residence in Maben. She was born Dec. 1, 1944, in Calhoun City. She was a devoted mother and grandmother. She was a former employee of Puralator where she was a supervisor. Services will be 2 p.m. today, Oct. 13, at Parker […]

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FOOTBALL SCORES: Friday, Oct. 11, 2013

Area scores Aberdeen 39, Kemper 22 Baldwyn 58, Hatley 7 Bruce 25, Europa 20 Byhalia 14, New Albany 12 Calhoun Aca. 34, Central Aca. 28, OT Calhoun City 42, East Webster 31 Clarksdale 36, Saltillo 29 Coffeeville 34, Smithville 22 Coldwater 50, Vardaman 12 Corinth 59, Tishomingo County 21 Falkner 59, Biggersville 32 French Camp […]

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