Obituaries

Hilda Wyrene Cole July 24, 2016 Services for Hilda Wyrene Cole, 75, of Sturgis will be at 2 p.m. July 27, 2016, at Coleman Funeral Home in Ackerman. Burial will be in Memorial Garden Park in Starkville. She was born…

Mr. Jerry Gene Tucker

Jerry passed away July 16, 2016 at his home in West Point, MS after a long battle with colorectal cancer. He was reared in Webster County MS by his grandparents J.W and Ola Hamilton. He attended Walthall Schools and graduated…

Mr. George W. Cummings

Eupora, MS Mr. George W. Cummings, 78, died 7/21/16 at North Ms. Medical Center in Eupora. He was born 1/31/38 to Lee Wesley Cummings and Mary Louise Jenkins Cummings. Funeral Services were held 11:00AM Saturday 7/23/16 at Oliver Funeral Home…

Man charged with child abuse, assault

From Staff Reports A Eupora man was arrested last week on felony child abuse and assault charges. Anthony Terrell Johnson, 34, is charged with felonious child abuse (serious bodily harm) and domestic violence-aggravated assault. Police Chief Gregg Hunter arrested him…

Jail Docket

July 18 Brandi Conley, DOB 03-27-81, walk-in: simple assault: domestic violence. July 19 Zackary Orr, DOB 09-16-94, WM; Webster 7: possession of meth with intent to sell, no seatbelt, suspended DL and possession of Schedule II controlled substance. Allen R.…

Good papers are honest information brokers

It’s just true. And time hasn’t changed it: Find a well-run, stable or progressive community and it will be served by a well-run local newspaper. The Mississippi Press Association is observing its 150th birthday this year. Members gathered last month…