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Man charged with sexual battery

Local man sentenced for attempt to film minor

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Community Calendar

Community Calendar deadline is noon Friday (due to early deadline for Thanksgiving). Announcements may be faxed to the newspaper at 662-728-1636 or mailed to P.O. Box 10, Booneville, MS 38829 or brought by the newspaper office at 208 North Main Street, across from ... « more »

Lana Walden

Lana Jo Walden, 58, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018, at her. . .

Judith Windham Vick

Judith Reeves Windham Vick died Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018, at her. . .

Bobby Gene Strickland

Bobby Gene Strickland, 69, of Baldwyn, passed away Tuesday, Nov.. . .

Gary Sanders

Gary Wayne Sanders, 61, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018, at. . .

Brenda Perry

Brenda Carol Perry, 67, of Rienzi, passed away Monday, Nov. 12,. . .

George McGreger

George Wayne McGreger, 82, died Nov. 10, 2018, at the Baldwyn. . .

Ouida Bishop

Ouida Jeanette Bishop, 79, passed away Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018,. . .

Breaking: City employee charged with embezzlement


A Booneville city employee is being held on a $250,000 bond after being accused of embezzlement.
Mitzi Gale Stennett, 47, of Booneville was arrested Wednesday by the Prentiss County Sheriff's Department and charged with embezzlement. Bond was set at $250,000 by Ju

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Weatherbee Signs With Tigers

Photo courtesy Christy Harville

Weatherbee signs with Tigers

Thrasher's Shawn Dalton Weatherbee will continue his playing career on the community college diamond as a member of the Northeast Mississippi Community College baseball squad. Joining in the signing ceremony were (front row, from left) father Ty Weatherbee, Shawn Dalton Weatherbee, mother Darla Weatherbee and (back row, from left) brothers Dawson Weatherbee, Landon Weatherbee, Gaitlin Weatherbee, and Thrasher baseball coach Richie Taylor.

Honoring Those Who Serve

Staff photo by Brant Sappington

Honoring those who serve

Miss Mississippi Asya Branch of Booneville (center) helped lead the second annual Booneville Veterans Day Parade through downtown Booneville. She was joined aboard the patriotically decorated golf cart by Booneville Main Street Association and Tourism Department Director Lexie Gamble (left), State Representative Tracy Arnold (third from left) and Booneville Mayor Chris Lindley (far right). See more photos from the parade on page A9.


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