Peavy Store to host chicken plate benefit for Gresset


“Welcome to The Little Town with a Big Heart”

Don’t forget to come out Thursday night at 7 p.m. The Chuck Wagon Gang will be at Grace United Baptist Church, 2087 Lebanon Church Road, Decatur, on March 1 at 7 p.m. Celebrating 80 years of gospel music. For more information call 601-357-0012. Mark this event on your calendar. 


Gary Boykin

Services for Mr. Gary Boykin were held at 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 11 at Milling Funeral Home Chapel of Sebastopol with burial in the Prospect Baptist Church Cemetery. Bros. Bill Boykin and Phillip Roland officiated. Visitation was held from 9-11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 11 at Milling Funeral Home of Sebastopol.

Myrtis Skinner

Services for Ms. Myrtis Estelle Skinner were held at 1 p.m. Friday, Aug. 25 at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church with burial in the church cemetery. Bros. Lin Chesney, Chris Wells and Rusty Walton officiated.


City mourns loss of Gordon


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.