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Odom, Proctor Wedding

Dr. Rebecca Erion Proctor and Mr. Thomas Aaron Odom IV of Johnson City, Tennessee, were united in marriage in the evening of August 3, 2019, at The Camp at Buffalo Mountain near Jonesborough, Tennessee.


Jail Docket 08/22/19

Harold D. Bolden, 67, arrested by CCSD for DUI 2nd, speeding on state highway, to serve 5 days

James H. Johnson, 37, arrested by CCSD for sale of meth x2 (warrant)

Chris L. Smith, 30, arrested by CCSD for hold for MDOC





VA News

By BY RON HOLLOWAY,

VFW Post 4982 is very interested in getting participants involved in our Voice of Democracy and Patriot’s Pen essay contests and the Scout of the Year and Teacher of the Year awards programs.  Entries for these programs must be received by the post by 31 of October 2019. 


Slippery Slopes

By DR. ANN HOLLINGSWORTH,

A term that we often here in the news today is that of a “slippery slope” – usually in conversation about some ideological stand that a group is taking on a current issue.  The dictionary definition of “slippery slope” is a course of action that seems to lead inevitably from


Two mistakes

By BRO. TERRY IVY,

“For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God.” (Romans 3:23) This verse is the centerpiece of the Gospel. Everything else swirls around these words penned by the Apostle Paul to the Romans.



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Jail Docket 08/01/19

Jail Docket

• Terry L. Smith, 48, arrested by CCSD for possession of meth

• Westley O. Moore, 38, arrested by CCSD for possession of meth, expired tag, no insurance, no driver’s license, hold for MDOC, expired trailer tag, no seat belt.




Delores Parker

Delores Parker, 88, peacefully passed from this life to be with her Lord and Savior Saturday, August, 3, 2019 after succumbing to complications from congestive heart failure. Services were held Wednesday, August 7 with visitation beginning at 1:00 p.m.


Annie Laura Boykin

Annie Laura Boykin, 73, of Pachuta, Mississippi, passed away on August 1, 2019 at Anderson's Hospital. 

She was born on September 14, 1945, to Henry and Anner (McGrew) Williams in Clarke County, MS.



Ruthie Doris Long

Ruthie Doris Long, 90, of Quitman, MS, passed away on August 11, 2019, at Diversicare in Meridian, MS.  She was born on July 5, 1929 to Joe and Ruthie (Thornhill) Evans in Clarke County, MS.



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Jail Docket 08/01/19

Jail Docket

• Terry L. Smith, 48, arrested by CCSD for possession of meth

• Westley O. Moore, 38, arrested by CCSD for possession of meth, expired tag, no insurance, no driver’s license, hold for MDOC, expired trailer tag, no seat belt.




Delores Parker

Delores Parker, 88, peacefully passed from this life to be with her Lord and Savior Saturday, August, 3, 2019 after succumbing to complications from congestive heart failure. Services were held Wednesday, August 7 with visitation beginning at 1:00 p.m.


Annie Laura Boykin

Annie Laura Boykin, 73, of Pachuta, Mississippi, passed away on August 1, 2019 at Anderson's Hospital. 

She was born on September 14, 1945, to Henry and Anner (McGrew) Williams in Clarke County, MS.



Ruthie Doris Long

Ruthie Doris Long, 90, of Quitman, MS, passed away on August 11, 2019, at Diversicare in Meridian, MS.  She was born on July 5, 1929 to Joe and Ruthie (Thornhill) Evans in Clarke County, MS.



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Charles Eric Odom

Charles Eric Odom, 31, of Collinsville, passed away on July 12, 2016 in Meridian, MS. 

He was born on January 15, 1985 to Jackie and Karen (Thompson) Odom in Meridian, MS.






jail docket

• Jamarcus Davis, 26, bm, arrested by DOC for probation violation

• Jeffery Lee Peden, 24, wm, arrested by CCSO for driving with suspended license

• Kimberly Laine Tumey, 35, wf, arrested by CCSO for suspended license



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