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JoAnn Monk

JoAnn Monk, 74, passed away on May 16, 2018, at her son's home in Arizona. JoAnn was born in Newton to Tennis and Maggie Thornton.







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Lake bound for state

By ROBBIE ROBERTSON,

It’s often been said to win a state championship, you have to get a break somewhere along the way.

Ironically, East Union may have given Lake the break it needed.

East Union knocked out Division 4-2A champion Philadelphia, a team that beat Lake twice in the regular season.










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ECCC Division of Performing Arts to host nine free events in April

By ECCC SUBMITTED NEWS,

The East Central Community College Division of Fine Arts will present numerous performing arts events during the month of April on the Decatur campus. There is no charge for admission and the public is invited to attend the following events:

• April 4 – Delta State University Wind Ensemble, 4 p.m., Vickers Fine Arts Center Auditorium



Erma Jean Bell

Erma Jean Bell 

Funeral services for Mrs. Erma Jean Bell was conducted at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 2 at Ott & Lee Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Don Cook officiating. Interment followed in the Old White Plains Cemetery under the direction of Ott & Lee Funeral Home in Forest. 



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