Coming Events week of 6/27/13

Indian artifact show An Indian artifact show sponsored by the Magnolia State Archaeological Society will be held Saturday, June 29, from 8:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. at the Lee County Agri-Center, 5395 Hwy 145, Verona. Collectors from the Southeast will display a wide variety of some of the finest prehistoric native American artifacts collected from […]

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Union County students listed on chancellor’s, dean’s honor rolls

The following University of Mississippi students are listed on the Chancellor’s Honor Roll for the spring 2013 semester. For the honor, a grade-point average of from 3.75 through 4.0 is required of full-time students carrying at least 12 semester hours. Stephanie Amber Hall, Myrtle; Justin Kyle Tanner, Myrtle ; Katie Elaine Jenkins, Etta; Alexandria Nicole […]

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The Playhouse

When the magnolia’s ivory petals unfold, when the honeysuckle’s aroma saturates the evening breeze and the lighting bugs begin their electric light show, it’s not only summer in Mississippi. It’s chigger time! I’ve got to get on the Internet or dig into the library volumes to get the where and why of these little critters. […]

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Jerry Owens, 66

Jerry William Owens, 66, died Sunday, June 23, 2013, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. He was born Dec. 8, 1946, in Prentiss County to Leon and Myrtle Owens. He was a retired auto mechanic and attended Northside Baptist Church. He was a very special man. Services were at 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 26, […]

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Tinker Moody, 59

John Wayne “Tinker” Moody, 59, of Etta, died Sunday, June 23, 2013, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Oxford. He was born Jan. 7, 1954, in New Albany, to James Wilson and Mamie Sue Swatley Moody. He was a Baptist and had worked as a furniture manufacturing employee. He loved his family and his friends. Services […]

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Dot Hill, 79

Beloved Dot Hill, wife of Glen Hill, from Keownville, passed away to be with her Heavenly Father on Friday, June 21, 2013, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. Born Dorothy Hazel Gadd, on July 9, 1933, in Potts Camp, to Earnest and Ezra Gadd, she was a member of Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church where […]

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Jane Andrews, 87

Jane Frances Andrews, 87, of Blue Mountain, died Wednesday, June 19, 2013, at Tippah County Hospital in Ripley. She was born March 21, 1926, in Scranton, Pa. She graduated from Pittston High School in Pittston, Pa. She married Edward G. Andrews, moved to Mississippi, then Tennessee, and then settled in Blue Mountain. After rearing her […]

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Claudie Wood, 77

Claudie S. Wood, 77, of Golden, died Monday, June 17, 2013, at Tishomingo Manor in Iuka. He was born April 4, 1936, in Itawamba County. He was retired from Sunshine Homes. He was a member of Calvary Baptist Church. Services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 19, at Calvary Baptist Church in Belmont with […]

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Mary Byrd, 95

Mary E. Byrd, 95, of Holland, Mich., passed away Friday, June 14, 2013, at Resthaven Care Center following a long illness. She was born Sept. 27, 1917, in Mississippi to Geneva and B.B. Hall Sr. She was a member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church. Graveside services were at 11 a.m. Thursday, June 20, at […]

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Leonard Rosser, 90

Leonard Dexter Rosser, 90, of Germantown, Tenn., passed away Wednesday, June 5, 2013, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Memphis. He was born on May 18, 1923, in Belmont. He graduated from Belmont High School. He served in the Army Air Corps during World War II, serving in the Philippines and New Guinea. Upon returning from the war, […]

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