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Judy Lynn Moseley

Judy Lynn Moseley, age 59, of Quitman, Mississippi, passed away Saturday, November 30th, peacefully in her home in Bay Springs.

She was born May 6, 1960, to Lenora "Tut Underwood" Robinson and Charles "Buster" Robinson, both of Quitman.

Owen A. Moore

Owen A. Moore, 65, of Enterprise, Mississippi, passed away on November 30, 2019, at H. C. Watkins Memorial Hospital.

He was born on August 21, 1954, to Charles and Maxine Moore in Quitman, MS.

Anna Belle Schrimpshire

Anna Belle Schrimpshire, 70, of Quitman, Mississippi, passed away on November 25, 2019, at her residence. 

She was born on March 8, 1949, to Louie Lee and Florence (Lott) Schrimpshire, Sr. in Clarke County, MS.

Sideline Views


Ole Miss fired head football coach Matt Luke Sunday night.  Speculation was the new Ole Miss Chancellor Glenn Boyce was not happy with how Luke handled the Elijah Moore unsportsmanship like conduct penalty in the final seconds of the Egg Bowl.

Are We There Yet?


Some of you may remember Paul Harvey and his “Rest of the Story” radio broadcasts.  This is an excerpt from one of those which he titled “If I were the Devil.”  As you read it, think about the world we now live in, especially during this “holiday” season and if we have yet re


keep your heart warm


“Do your best to come before winter.” (2Timothy 4:21) Every year when the temperatures begin to fall, I think about how the Apostle Paul had been arrested by the Roman government and was writing his final letter to his faithful disciple Timothy.

Bobby Royce Tisdale

Bobby Royce Tisdale, 77, of Quitman, MS, joined his God late Friday afternoon, November 22, 2019. He is survived by his beloved wife Thetis West Tisdale, his faithful companion Rosie Dog, and his daughter Mary Ann Ulmer and grandson Joseph Watkins.


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.

Jail Docket 10/10/19

• Takeasha L. Williams, 24, arrested by CCSD for capias-Felony Malicious Mischief

• Byron J. Certain, 21, arrested by CCSD for hold for Picayune Police Department

• Dennis Gates, 37, arrested by CCSD for capias, felony fleeing and eluding

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


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

Mary Sue Walker

Mary Sue Walker, 85, of Quitman, MS, passed away on March 5, 2017, at her residence.  
She was born on October 3, 1931, to Thomas and Bessie (Fleming) Martin in Quitman.