Judge William Lamb, 82

Judge William Robert Lamb, 82, of Oxford, died Thursday, June 27, 2013, at Graceland Care Center in Oxford. He was born in Water Valley to William Jackson and Walda Holladay Lamb. He was a graduate of the University High School in Oxford and the University of Mississippi where he earned a Bachelor of Business Administration, […]

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Myrel Basham, 88

Myrel Basham, 88, of Nettleton, died on Thursday, June 27, 2013, at North Mississippi Medical Center. Born on Sept. 3, 1924, in New Albany, she was a daughter of the late Roy A. and Maggie Mae Parish Cobb. She was a graduate of Ingomar High School. On Oct. 3, 1942, she married Horace Basham. Retiring […]

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Darrell Garrison, 83

Darrell Lee Garrison, 83, of Etta, died Thursday, June 27, 2013, at Sanctuary Hospice House in Tupelo. He was born March 28, 1930, to Lee and Hattie Mayhew Garrison. He had been a heavy equipment operator and had retired from Masterbilt. He enjoyed gardening and helping his late wife, Dorris, babysit. He was a member […]

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Verna Grimes, 88

Verna Christine Grimes, 88, died Thursday, June 27, 2013, in New Albany. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Beasley Funeral Home of New Albany.

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Doc West, 63

James Clifton “Doc” West, 63, of Pontotoc, died Wednesday, June 26, 2013, at Sanctuary Hospice House in Tupelo. He was born Jan. 7, 1950, in Marshall County to Lacy and Alice Martin West. He was a member of Apostolic Revival Center in New Albany. He was disabled. Services were at 3 p.m. Friday, June 28, […]

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Walter David Loden

Walter David Loden passed away Monday, June 24, 2013. Born in 1945, he was a graduate of W. P. Daniel High School. He received his Doctorate in Educational Administration and Supervision from Pensacola Christian College. He was a Professor of Education at Pensacola Christian College for the past 21 years; prior to that, he served […]

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Charles Turpin, 77

Charles Lee Turpin, 77, of Thaxton, died Tuesday, June 25, 2013, at his home in Thaxton. Born in Lafayette County, he was a member of the National Rifle Association. He had nearly 30 years of sobriety with Alcoholics Anonymous. Services were at 2 p.m. Friday, June 28, in the Chapel of Waller Funeral Home with […]

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Keats Baldwin, 79

Gerald Keats Baldwin, 79, of Pontotoc, passed away Sunday, June 23, 2013, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Memphis. He attended Mississippi State University. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran. He was a U.S. marshal for 21 years before retiring. He enjoyed his retirement and drinking coffee with the “Hardee” boys. Services were Wednesday, June […]

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Reecie Thompson, 95

Reecie Lou Thompson, 95, of Aberdeen, died Monday, June 24, 2013, at Pioneer Community Hospital in Aberdeen. She was born, April 20, 1918, in Greenwood Springs to Monte Evans and Maggie Lou Evans. She was a lifelong resident of Monroe County. She worked at Seminole Manufacturing Company until its closing in 1974. She was co-owner […]

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Aldermen act to insure uniform liquor sign ordinances

By J. Lynn West Aldermen this past Tuesday voted to amend the city’s sign ordinance to make sure the same regulations that apply to liquor stores in commercially zoned area also apply to industrially zoned areas. The scheduled public hearing drew no comments for or against with city attorney Regan Russell only offering a brief […]

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