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Jack Nunaley

CHARLESTON —  Jack Nunaley, (Disco Jack), age 63, general laborer, passed way Friday, May 17, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Oxford.

Randy Cox

HOLCOMB —  Randy Allen Cox, age 57, a certified welder, passed away at his home on Saturday, May 18.

Funeral servies were 2 p.m. Monday, May 20, at Womble Funeral Home chapel with interment following at Magnolia Gardens Cemetery at Paynes.


Rick Byrd

SCOBEY —  James Fredrick “Rick” Byrd, 68, of Tallahatchie County, passed away Sunday, May 12, at his home.


Margaret Benson

CHARLESTON  —  Margaret Cox Benson, age 76, beautician, passed away, Saturday, Sept. 29, at the Baptist Memorial Hospital North Miss. in Oxford.

Jack King Jr.

CHARLESTON — Jack G. King, Jr., age 60, certified welder and retired professional race car driver, passed away at his home Tuesday, Dec. 25.
A memorial service will be held at a later date.

If only they could


The weather in our neck of the woods has been in a cloudy, rainy pattern for quite some time. 

This week has been no exception, as at least an 80 percent chance of rain was forecast for every day from Tuesday through Saturday.