Junie Timmons, 83

Junie Mae Cartwright Timmons, 83, of Ripley, died Saturday, May 18, 2013, at Magnolia Regional Medical Center in Corinth. She was born June 24, 1929, to Charlie and Mittie Mae Hall Cartwright. She was a member of The Church of The Lord Jesus Christ in Blue Mountain. She was retired from American Biltrite. Services were […]

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Dorthy Stanton, 83

Dorthy Faye Hall Stanton, 83, died Saturday, May 18, 2013, at Graceland Care Center in New Albany. She was born Feb. 6, 1930, in Union County, to Mark Calvin Hall and Mary Lou Adair Hall. She was a homemaker who loved her flowers and babysitting. She was a member of the New Prospect Primitive Baptist […]

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Mary Simmons, 88

Mary Etta Cobb Simmons, 88, of Myrtle, died Thursday, May 16, 2013, at Union County Health and Rehab in New Albany. She was born Sept. 13, 1924, in Ingomar to Henry Anderson and Mary Elizabeth Gement Cobb. She was a member of Temple Baptist Church in Myrtle. She loved her church family and lived a […]

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Timothy Ross, 58

Timothy Ben Ross, 58, of Pontotoc, died Tuesday, May 14, 2013, at North Mississippi Medical Center Hospice in Tupelo. He was born Aug. 7, 1954, in Pontotoc County to Collins A. and Mary Elizabeth Dowdy Ross. He worked for M.D.O.T. He was a passionate turkey and deer hunter. He was a member of Shady Grove […]

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Super-Couponing Tips

Jill Cataldo saves hundreds by making the most of the common coupon. You can, too. Here’s how. Rebranding the stockpile By Jill Cataldo CTW Features “Stockpiling” is the term couponers have long used for shopping ahead of sales cycles, then storing groceries and supplies until the next sale. It’s a great strategy for shelf-stable, non-perishable […]

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Hurricane news

By Susan Hooker The fragrance of the honeysuckle vines is a pleasant one as the recent flash floods in the area have contributed to a countryside lush with greenery and flowers. Magnolias are also in bud. The roses are also beautiful. Southern smells of the month of May are timeless. The ‘grandarlins’ have shared roses […]

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Sherman news

By Martha Swindle The Sherman Public Library will conduct its summer reading program every Friday in June from 10 to 11 a.m. All children ages 4 and 5 and 1st through 6th grades are invited to join in the fun. This summer’s theme, “Dig into Reading,” is about the wonders under your feet – vegetable […]

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Macedonia news

By Lou McQuary Ginger and Stephen Harrell had a graduation party honoring their daughter, Julie Canoy, on May 17. Julie is a senior at West Union and will graduate on May 24 as salutatorian of her class with special honors. About 85 people enjoyed the food and desserts Ginger had prepared. Shirley Shirley, Susan McClelland, […]

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White wins New Albany’s Ward 3 race

Shortly before 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, election officials declared Kevin Dale White the unofficial winner of a runoff election in New Albany's 3rd Ward.   White received 188 votes in the runoff election, or 55.8 percent of the vote, compared to 149 votes, or 44.2 percent for his opponent, Larry Dykes. The total vote count included […]

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Runoff election results 2013

Voters in Amory, Baldwyn and Shannon will choose mayors and Booneville will narrow its mayoral field for the general election in party primary runoffs today. They are among 11 Northeast Mississippi municipalities holding runoffs. Tupelo is not one of them; the two-man mayor’s race will be decided in the June 4 general election. Polls open […]

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