Marty Thomas, 41

Martin “Marty” Lynn Thomas, 41, of Tupelo, died unexpectedly Wednesday, June 5, 2013, at North Mississippi Medical Center. He was born Feb. 1, 1972, in Union County to Rickey Joe Thomas and Wanda Kay Hamblin Rollins. He was a 1990 graduate of East Union High School and continued to further his education at Northeast Community […]

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Martha Buchanan, 64

Martha Louise Strange Buchanan, 64, of Fulton, passed away Wednesday, June 5, 2013, at The Cedars in Tupelo. She was born March 13, 1949, to Noonan Carlile and Elizabeth Ida Lesley Strange in Mantachie. She was a member of Patterson Chapel Church of God. She enjoyed gospel singing, spending time with her family, and loved […]

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Edna Snyder, 90

Edna Sloan Snyder, 90, died Wednesday, June 5, 2013, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County in New Albany surrounded by her loving family. She was born Sept. 20, 1922, in Union County to the late John Thomas Sloan and Hattie T. Chandler Sloan. She was retired after 25 years of service as a dorm proctor at […]

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Jimmy Mauney, 73

Jimmy Dean Mauney, 73, of Blue Mountain, died Tuesday, June 4, 2013, at his home in Blue Mountain. He was born June 24, 1939, to Manuel Earl and Mary Frances Heavener Mauney. He was a member of Ripley Assembly of Christ. He was plant manager for Mississippi Chemical Corp. He loved his lawnmowers, John Deere […]

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Morris O. Jarvis, 72

Morris Oliver Jarvis, 72, of Tupelo, passed away June 3, 2013, at the Sanctuary Hospice House. He was born in New Albany to Mary Lou and Robert Lafayette Jarvis on Nov. 20, 1940. He graduated from Center High School in Union County in 1959. He was a member of the Harrisburg Baptist Church for 39 […]

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James Brownlee, 52

James Allen Brownlee, 52, of Dresden, Tenn., died Saturday, June 1, 2013, at his home in Dresden, Tenn. He was born March 25, 1961, in New Albany to Ray and Marjorie Brownlee. A 1980 graduate of Myrtle High School, he was a 1984 graduate of Mississippi State University, where he was a member of Farm […]

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Paulina Dildine, 80

Paulina Ann Dildine, 80, of Myrtle, died Tuesday, June 4, 2013 at her residence. She was born July 25, 1932 in Minneapolis, Minnesota to Lawrence and Linnea Berg Dunkirk. She retired from theater. The family will have a private service at a later date. She is survived by her daughter, Nina Palmer, and her son, […]

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When life gives you lemons you can do more than make lemonade

By Dr. Linda Mitchell I saw the sign first, taped to the back of a kitchen chair and positioned as closely to the street as possible. Written boldly in red it proclaimed, “Lemonade for sale! Only $1.00 a cup.” Quite a price hike since I once sold it for a nickel a glass. She proudly […]

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‘Agape Number 12’ shares value of free clinic

Editor’s note: A group of caring volunteers have form the Agape Health Service free clinic on North Street with the mission of sharing the love of Christ by providing free health care to those without insurance. The clinic is just getting started, so far is only open once a month and has only been open […]

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Sherman news

By Martha Swindle Thank you to Sherman’s election commissioners: Bailiff Cinda Kay Baker, Initialing Officer Lana Coker, Assistant Initialing Officer Sue Greer, and Receiving Officer Donna McMurry, for holding the mayor and aldermen election Tuesday, June 4, at the Sherman Library. Congratulations to those elected for another four-year term beginning July 2: Mayor Ben Logan, […]

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