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L.C. Triplett

Funeral services for L.C. Triplett were at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, May 5 at St. Paul MB Church, Philadelphia. Visitation was from noon to 6 p.m. Friday. Services were under the direction of Dunlap & Thames Funeral Home, Newton. 


Willie C. Jones

Funeral services for Willie C. Jones were at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 5 at Oak Grove Church. Visitation was from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday. Services were under the direction of Dunlap & Thames Funeral Home, Newton. 



Miriam Smith

Miriam Janet Smith, 78, of Adamsville, Tenn., (formerly of Carrollton), died Sunday, April 29, 2018, at her home, surrounded by her beloved family. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, May 1 at Carrolton Baptist Church with burial to follow at the Neshoba Baptist Church Cemetery in Neshoba County. The Rev.







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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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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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Obituaries

JoAnn Monk, 74, passed away on May 16, 2018, at her son's home in Arizona. JoAnn was born in... READ MORE