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Chickasaw County legislator was near New York terrorist attack

By Bobby Harrison Daily Journal Jackson Bureau JACKSON – Mississippi Rep. Preston Sullivan, D-Okolona, was glad to be back at his Chickasaw County cattle farm late Thursday – less than a week after missing by about an hour being at the site of the New York City terrorist bombing. “We were on the train back […]

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Okolona woman rediscovers her voice

                By M. Scott Morris Daily Journal   TUPELO – Virginia Miller knows what it’s like to lift up a joyful noise. “I usually didn’t have the hairs on my arms raise up until I finished singing,” the 69-year-old Okolona resident said. “I thought of it as God […]

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Civil rights pioneer lauds King at service

By Ginna Parsons Daily Journal TUPELO – A full house turned out Sunday afternoon at the Tupelo Civic Auditorium for a commemorative service honoring the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood served as the master of ceremonies for the two-hour event. “I’m unworthy to be the MC of this, but […]

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Walls inducted into College Football Hall of Fame

Wesley Walls, the Pontotoc standout who played at Ole Miss and rose to prominence in a 13-year NFL career, was inducted Tuesday night into the National Football Foundation’s College Hall of Fame. The 57th NFF Annual Awards Dinner was held at the Waldorf Astoria in New York City. “I’m truly honored and humbled,” Walls said […]

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HCT to present ‘Hello, Dolly’

  HOUSTON – The costumes have been ordered, the orchestra is tuning up and the cast are learning their lines. The Houston Community Theatre will present “Hello, Dolly” on Feb. 22 at the Houston High School Auditorium, and as with past productions, this one is sure to be a hit. “This is a great production […]

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Nathaniel Madkins

QUEENS, N.Y. – Nathaniel Madkins, 71, died Monday, Nov. 11, 2013, at his home in Queens, N.Y. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Belle Memorial Funeral Home of Bruce.

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Robert Darden

BELMONT, N.Y. – Robert Darden, 76, died Thursday, June 13, 2013, at his home in Belmont, N.Y. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Fields Funeral Home of Okolona.

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