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Bro. Curtis L. Guess

Services for Bro. Curtis L. Guess will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 18 at McClain-Hays Chapel with Revs. Tom McCurley and Tim Vowell officiating.  Burial will follow in Providence Baptist Church

Kathy Graham

Services for Mrs. Kathy Graham will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, Jan. 19 at Milling Funeral Home Chapel of Sebastopol with burial in the Prospect Baptist Church Cemetery. Bro. Harmon Smith will officiate.

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Vincent to lead state’s SBC

By BRENT MAZE,

Clarke-Venable Baptist Church pastor Mark Vincent has been named the president of the Mississippi Baptist Convention.

Vincent, who has served at Clark-Venable since June 2004, said he wasn’t seeking the position, but after praying and thinking about the opportunity, he agreed to serve if he was elected.

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City mourns loss of Gordon

By DEMETRIUS THOMPSON,

The City of Union suffered a huge loss this weekend as longtime Union Municipal Judge and Board of Aldermen Attorney Rex Gordon Jr., passed away suddenly late Saturday night.

Newton County coroner Danny Shoemaker said Gordon died of a cardiac arrest and was pronounced dead just before midnight at Laird Hospital in Union.

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