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One dead in Verona shooting, suspect sought

By JB Clark Daily Journal VERONA – A Verona man was killed in an early afternoon shooting Saturday. Lee County Coroner Carolyn Green reported Rodney Lowery, 41, died at North Mississippi Medical Center where he was transported after being shot along City Point Road in Verona sometime around 1 p.m. Saturday. Three suspects were taken […]

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Severe thunderstorm warning for part of region

National Weather Service THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEMPHIS HAS ISSUED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR… NORTHEASTERN CHICKASAW COUNTY IN NORTHEAST MISSISSIPPI… LEE COUNTY IN NORTHEAST MISSISSIPPI… NORTHWESTERN MONROE COUNTY IN NORTHEAST MISSISSIPPI… UNTIL 330 PM CDT • AT 253 PM CDT…NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM PRODUCING QUARTER SIZE HAIL…AND DAMAGING […]

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Paul Smith

ABERDEEN – Paul B. Smith, 70, formerly of Houston, died Friday, April 4, 2014, at Darlington Oaks Community Hospice in Verona. Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, April 12, at Second Baptist M.B. Church in Houston. Burial will be in Houston City Cemetery. Montgomery Mortuary of Houston is in charge of arrangements. Visitation will […]

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Furniture Brands reaches pension settlement

Furniture Brands Wind Down Inc., the remnant of bankrupt Furniture Brands International, has reached a deal with its creditors and the federal Pension Benefit Guaranty Corp. The settlement, which still needs court approval, has the PBGC reducing its claim against the company from $340 million to $300 million. In November,the PBGC said it would pay […]

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Lane Furniture’s Verona facility up for auction

By Dennis Seid Daily Journal Lane Furniture finished laying off nearly 500 workers at its Saltillo plant last week, and its parent company announced Thursday it was putting Lane’s Verona location on the auction block. Heritage Home Group – the umbrella company for Lane, Broyhill, Thomasville, Drexel Heritage, Maitland Smith and other furniture companies that […]

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Clara W. Stephens

VERONA – Clara Mae Wood Stephens, 95, passed away on Friday, August 9, 2013, at North Mississippi Medical Center after a brief illness. She was born September 16, 1917, to Charles Franklin Wood and Bertha Long Wood in Iuka. She graduated from Iuka High School in 1936, where she was Valedictorian of her class. After […]

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Jane McGregor

HOUSTON – Jane Woods McGregor, 75, died Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013, at Community Hospice Darlington Oaks in Verona after a long illness. She was born Jan. 21, 1938, in Jackson to R.L. Woods and Martha Crawford Woods. She was a graduate of I.A.H.S. in Fulton. She received her B.S. degree from Mississippi State University and […]

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Lillian Brown

  WREN – Lillian Faye “Tee” Brown, 67, died Saturday, June 29, 2013, at Cedars Health Center in Tupelo. She loved fishing, working in her flowerbeds, and spending time with family. She was a faithful member of Union Grove United Methodist Church until her health failed. She was employed at MTD in Verona for more […]

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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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Tommy Rushing

WEST POINT – Tommy L. Rushing, 75, passed away on Sunday, April 21, 2013, at Community Hospice at Darlington Oaks in Verona. He was born Oct. 18, 1937, in Cleveland to Ora Rebecca Burgess and William Tommy Rushing. He worked in janitorial for the Blazon Tube Corporation for 25 years. He was of the Pentecostal […]

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Tyrone Thompson Sr.

VERONA – Tyrone Thompson Sr., 55, died Monday, April 15, 2013, at North Mississippi Medical Center. He was born on Jan. 24, 1958, in Chickasaw County to William Henry and Joella Thompson. He worked for Homan Honey Farms for many years. He enjoyed fishing and doing handy work. He attended Siggers High and Shannon High […]

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Tyrone Thompson Sr.

VERONA – Tyrone Thompson Sr., 55, died Monday, April 15, 2013, at North Mississippi Medical Center. He was born on Jan. 24, 1958, in Chickasaw County to William Henry and Joella Thompson. He is survived by his mother, Joella Thompson; one son, Tyrone (Alilah) Thompson Jr.; fiancée, Kerry Traylor; grandchildren, Tilar Ty’ron Thompson, Myles Thompson, […]

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Rev. Douglas Browning

EUPORA – The Rev. Douglas Browning, 81, of Eupora, born Feb. 7, 1932, in Justice, W.Va., passed peacefully from his home into the arms of Jesus on March 27, 2013. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. today at Oliver Funeral Home Chapel in Eupora with burial in the Mt. Moriah Cemetery in Webster County. The […]

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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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