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57th Annual Dixie National Livestock Show officially kicks off

Today, the 57th Annual Dixie National Livestock Show officially gets underway at the Mississippi State Fairgrounds, beginning with the Dixie National Horse and Mule Color Bonanza Show. “We are excited to kick-off the Dixie National Livestock Show and Rodeo presented by our title sponsor Southern AgCredit,” says Mississippi Commissioner of Agriculture and Commerce Andy Gipson.…

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Sudden flash freezing and black ice possible in South Mississippi

As rain and subfreezing temperatures head towards south Mississippi, the Mississippi Department of Transportation warns drivers of the potential dangers on the roadway. Motorists can expect the possibility of sudden flash freezes and black ice on highways, especially bridges. Currently, MDOT crews in southeast Mississippi are doing limited pre-treatment of some roadways with salt and…

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Beverly Ann Golmon

Beverly Ann Golmon, 64, of Mantachie, passed away Jan. 11, 2022, in Tupelo at North Mississippi Medical Center. She was born March 6, 1957, in Prentiss to Belford and Annette Rutland Speights. Graveside services were held Jan. 14 at Carmel Baptist Church Cemetery. Bro. Mike Sutton officiated. Wilson Funeral Home handled the arrangements. Beverly graduated…

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Gary Harvey

Funeral services for Thomas Gary Harvey Sr. were held Jan. 7, 2022, at Saulters Moore Funeral Chapel. Rev. Tom Jackson, Rev. Richard Green, and Rev. Jimmy Harvey officiated. Mr. Harvey, 82, entered into the eternal rest of his Lord Jan. 4 at Lawrence County Nursing Home in Monticello. Saulters Moore Funeral Home handled the arrangements.…

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Harold Jackson

Funeral services for Harold Jackson were held Jan. 10, 2022, at Saulters Moore Funeral Chapel. Rev. Eddie Myers officiated. Mr. Jackson, 80, entered into the eternal rest of his Lord Jan. 7 at the Wesley Medical Center in Hattiesburg. Saulters Moore Funeral Home handled the arrangements. Mr. Jackson was born on Sept. 1, 1941, to…

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Nollie Dean Lewis

Graveside service for Nollie Dean Lewis was held Jan. 19, 2022, at Mt. Olive Church of Christ Cemetery. Riverwood Family handled the arrangements. Mr. Lewis, 89, of Brookhaven, passed away Jan. 16 in Brookhaven. He was born in Bluffton, Ark., Nov. 17, 1932, to James Webster Lewis and Pearl Frances Hanshew. He served his country…

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Gay Meyers

Gay Thomas Meyers, 81, a long-time resident of Jayess, passed away Jan. 11, 2022, in Marrero, La. Gay was born Feb. 12, 1940, in New Orleans, La. A funeral service was held Jan. 14 at Wilson Funeral Home chapel, Monticello. Graveside service followed in the Divide Memorial Methodist Protestant Church Cemetery. Wilson Funeral Home handled…

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Travis Alan Thomas

Travis Alan Thomas, 47, of Monticello, passed away Jan. 12, 2022. He was born Aug.20, 1974, in Tallahassee, Fla., to A.D. and Helen Lucille Reeves Thomas. Memorial services will be held at a later date. Wilson Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. He is survived by his daughter, Kayleigh Thomas; and his sister,…

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Allison Marie Chiasson Tynes

Allison Marie Chiasson Tynes, 53, of Monticello, went home to be with her Lord on Jan. 14, 2022. Allison was born to Alice Marie Stein Chiasson in Charity Hospital in New Orleans, La., on June 20, 1968. She loved being a homemaker and taking care of her husband, Andy, and her son, Eddie. Allison also…

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