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Bradley Joe Showers

Bradley Joe Showers was born Jan. 23, 1969, in Monticello to the late Wilmon Showers Sr. and Ola Mae Showers. He transitioned from this earthly life on Nov. 16, 2023, at his residence in Texarkana, Ark. He attended Monticello High School and completed his education at Gulfport Job Corps in Gulfport. He began his career…

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Lillie B. Stowers

Funeral services were held Feb. 3, 2024, at Colemans Chapel Church of God in Christ, Silver Creek, for Lillie B. Stowers, 67, of New Hebron, who passed away on Jan. 21 at Lawrence County Hospital, Monticello. Elder Adell Brown officiated, with interment following in the church cemetery. Johnson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.…

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New York City didn’t disappoint, even in January

By Kara Kimbrough I’ve previously shared my love of visiting New York City.  However, traveling to the chilly island in the dead of winter, aka January, was not something I’d seriously considered. After a visit last month, it may now be one of my favorite times to visit. The reason for a trip during the…

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Co-Lin holds ribbon cutting for new softball facility

Members of the Copiah-Lincoln Community College Board of Trustees, administration, athletic department, along with representatives from Paul Jackson and Son Construction, and Allred Stolarski Architecture of Ocean Springs cut the ribbon to officially open the newly-constructed press box/concession stand at the Lady Wolves softball field. The project is just another example of the college’s vision…

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Wild Hog Control Program application period closes Feb. 15

Commissioner of Agriculture and Commerce Andy Gipson recently announced that the Mississippi Department of Agriculture and Commerce (MDAC) will begin accepting a new round of applications for its Wild Hog Control Program (WHCP) on Thursday, Feb. 1. The application period will close on Thursday, Feb. 15. All Mississippi counties are eligible for the application period. In…

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Rose Mary Bergeron

Rose Mary Bergeron, 73, of Monticello, passed away Jan. 23, 2024, at Lawrence County Nursing Center in Monticello. She was born Nov. 29, 1950, in New Orleans, La. A funeral service was held Jan. 27 at Shiloh Baptist Church in Sontag, with burial following in the church cemetery. Bro. Jimmy Smith officiated, with Wilson Funeral…

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Jeanette Foster

Jeanette Foster, 87, of Monticello, passed away peacefully at her home on Jan. 20, 2024. Jeanette was born on Oct. 24, 1936. in Monticello to Marvin Farmer and Lizzie Lee Smith Farmer, of Monticello. A Celebration of Life was held Jan. 24 at New Zion Baptist Church. Bro. Jeff Davis officiated, with Wilson Funeral Home…

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Ray Lavelle Nations

Funeral services for Ray Lavelle Nations were held Jan. 27, 2024, at Saulters Moore Funeral Home, with interment following in the W.W. Scarborough Family Cemetery in Silver Creek. Bro. Lynn Nations officiated. Mr. Nations, 76, passed away Jan. 23 at Merit Health Wesley Medical Center in Hattiesburg. Saulters Moore Funeral Home was entrusted with arrangements.…

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Louise H. Price

Louise H. Price, 88, of Jayess, passed away Jan. 16, 2024, at Lawrence County Nursing Center in Monticello. Louise was born April 1, 1935, in Jayess to Hoover J. and Martha Peavy Hammond. A funeral service was held Jan. 26 at Forest Grove Methodist Protestant Church in Jayess. Graveside service followed at the church cemetery.…

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Donald Thomas Reid

Donald Thomas Reid, of Monticello, passed from this life on Jan. 24, 2024. A funeral service was held Jan. 28 at Monticello Methodist Protestant Church in Monticello, with burial following in Bethshan Cemetery in Monticello. Bro. Marc Williams and Bro. Matt Lambert officiated. Wilson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Donald was born April…

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