A.C. Swanson

A. C. Swanson, 76, of Forest, died June 26, 2020, at his home. He was born Friday, May 5, 1944 in Bruce. [Read more...]

Voters will choose either Democrat or Republican ballot, March 10 primary

Absentee Ballots are now available for the March 10 Republican and Democratic primaries.
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Mary Nell Lowrimore

Mary Nell Simpson Lowrimore, 56, of Coffeeville, passed away Friday, Nov. 1 at her residence. [Read more...]

Jim Ray Hitt

Jim Ray Hitt, 73, passed away peacefully at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo  Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019. [Read more...]

Kevin ‘Biggon’ McCormick

Kevin “Biggon” McCormick, 46, passed away, Sunday, Mar. 3, 2019 at St. Francis Hospital in Memphis after a long illness. [Read more...]

Bobby Holder

Robert Everette “Bobby” Holder, also known as “Frog,” 64, of Houston, passed away in the comfort of his home, surrounded by his family Sunday, Dec. 2, 2018. He was born March 1, 1954 in Vardaman to James Everette and Mavis Winter Holder. He was a farmer, and was retired from Chickasaw Farm Services in Houston. He was a member of New Hope Baptist Church in Calhoun County. He was a loving husband, father, soon-to-be-grandfather, and friend. 

His life was celebrated at Thorn Church of God December 4 with Bro. Tommy Havard and Bro.  Johnny Cherry officiating.

He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Betty; daughter Alisha (Justin) Richardson, and one grandchild to arrive in April; his mother, Mavis Holder; sister, Judith Ann (Jerry) Martin; brothers-in-law: Danny Higginbotham, and Jimmy (Linda) Higginbotham, and life-long friend, Randall Langford; nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews, extended family, and friends that were like family. He was preceded in death by his father, James Everette Holder, his parents-in-law Henry and Ruth Higginbotham.

How much does social media impact elections?

STARKVILLE – In the old days, a long drive on a state highway through stretches of rural Mississippi were a reasonably reliable barometer of the voter support, or at the very least, the fiscal health of a statewide campaign. All one had to do was count the billboards and yard signs.
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William ‘Gator’ McCluskey

William Leroy “Gator” McCluskey, 53, of Grenada, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2018 at his residence.  He was the husband of Jennie Faye Huffman McCluskey,  who also passed away the same day.  He was born November 9, 1964 in Houston to William Leroy and Geraldine Reeves McCluskey. He had worked many years as a self-employed electrical contractor and was a member of Spring Hill Baptist Church in Calhoun County. [Read more...]

Paul Lenard

Paul Antony Lenard. 63, of Coffeeville, passed away Thursday, July 26, 2018 at his home surrounded by his loved ones. He was born June 27, 1955 in Marks. He was a graduate of Calhoun City High School, Class of 1974. [Read more...]

Johnny Long

John Harold “Johnny” Long, 69, of Holcomb, passed away Saturday, June 9, 2018 at his residence. He was born October 24, 1948 in Big Creek to Martin Alexander and Essie Lewis Long. [Read more...]