Obituaries – 06/10/15

Miss Bessie Willie Cole
May 30, 2015
Funeral services for Miss Bessie Willie Cole, 106, were held at Morning Star Baptist Church in Jackson on June 5, 2015 at 12 noon. Burial at Mount Vernon in Noxapater.

Miss Cole was … Read more

Juneteenth Day set for June 6

From press reports

This year the Voters League will honor the memory of Claudell Weaver, the founder of the Juneteenth Day Celebration in Louisville with the annual event on June 6.

It was during her presidency that Juneteenth was started … Read more

DAR honors local Vietnam veterans

DAR Vietnam Veterans- Front Row is Billy Morgan, Tommie Jefcoat, Billy Metts, Marvin Hemphill, Tommy Hopkins, Garry Mayo, Bob Burks, and Royce Watkins. Back row is Walter Pitt, Billy Eaves, Mike Dowd, John Sharp, Glenn Peters, Wayne Parrish, Ray Bolton, David Taylor, and Larry Brantley.

The Nanih Waiya Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR) recently held a Welcome Home Celebration of Honor event for Vietnam veterans at the First United Methodist Church.

Seventeen Vietnam veterans were recognized personal as attendees … Read more