LEE COUNTY – The Lee County Sheriff’s Office took possession of a large quantity of high-grade marijuana, uncut cocaine and crack cocaine during a traffic stop Tuesday. Officers are now searching for the driver of the vehicle, who fled immediately after being pulled over in the area of Green Tee Road. Sheriff Jim Johnson said […]
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VARDAMAN — Calhoun County authorities have arrested four men in connection with a home invasion and assault of a man in Vardaman early Sunday morning. Calhoun County Sheriff Greg Pollan said the phone of one of those arrested was found at the scene and the victim had been robbed by another one of the culprits […]
By George A. McLean The good newspaper should be a catalyst in its community, oiling the efforts of widely varying groups to achieve a reasonably smooth, balanced flow of progress. It seeks to provide coherence to scattered and sometimes conflicting objectives, enabling its community to get a better view of priorities and ways in which […]
HOUSTON – Elder Ronald Ray Cockrell, 70, died Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013, at White County Medical Center in Searcy, Ark. He was born Aug. 13, 1943, in Bastrop, La., to Jualen Cockrell and Lilian White Cockrell. He was a minister at Mount Herman Primitive Baptist Church in Vardaman. Services will be at 1 p.m. […]
EDITOR’S NOTE: Complete local game stories and photos will be published in the Wednesday, Sept. 25, Chickasaw Journal. Area scores Booneville 48, Tishomingo County 26 Calhoun Aca. 50, Friendship Aca. 0 Choctaw County 12, Houston 8 Coffeeville 34, Thrasher 7 Corinth 24, New Albany 16 East Union 20, Strayhorn 14 East Webster 25, Caledonia […]
VARDAMAN – Carroll Ray Morgan, 76, of Vardaman, died Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, at his residence. Born Sunday, Sept, 20, 1936, in Chickasaw County, he was a member of Poplar Springs Baptist Church and a retired truck driver for N&W Farms and Lee Tedder Trucking. He loved and will be missed by his cats, Tomboy […]
Over the past several hunting seasons, Mississippi deer hunters have harvested some of the largest white-tailed deer on record. Mississippi is beginning to be acknowledged as one of the top white-tailed deer states in the nation. This was recently highlighted in the June/July issue of Outdoor Life magazine. Outdoor Life ranked Mississippi seventh in the […]
Basketball GIRLS Class 1A Falkner 38, Coldwater 36 Ashland 67, Vardaman 49 H.W. Byers 44, Pine Grove 20 Coffeeville 55, Biggersville 47 Class 2A New Site 80, Coahoma Co. 57 S.V. Marshall 39, West Tallahatchie 28 Potts Camp 72, Baldwyn 67 South Delta 48, JFK 44 Class 3A Ripley 68, Mooreville 48 Ruleville 48, […]
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