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  1. Movie review: I Am the Blues gives genre's ambassadors a voiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 9 |

    ... days. Little Freddie King boasts of having put out 326 records over the past 60 years; while in the front yard of his Como, Miss., home, R.L. Boyce allows a tear to fall as he unleashes a blistering number that may or may not be made up on the spot, ...


  2. Photographer who covered civil rights, MLK, dies at 84Read the original story

    Monday Jun 6 | SFGate

    ... with a march leader, center, after they were released on bond, June 23, 1966 . From left, they are Franklin Nelson of Como, Miss., Henry Jackson of Newark, N.J.; a march leader, Hal York of New York City, and Dave Milton, who gave his address only ...


  3. ObituariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 27 | Panolian

    ... Hospital-North Mississippi. Services will be held held Saturday, May 28 at 2 p.m. at Cistern Hill Baptist Church in Como. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Vaughn was born May 3, 1931, in Panola, to the late Lucious Edwards and Roberta Hill ...


  4. ObituariesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2016 | Panolian

    ... in Natchez. A private family funeral service will be held at Rosswood Plantation, Lorman, MS. Burial will be in Como, MS. Col. Hylander was born July 22, 1924, the son of Walter and Mary Douglass Hylander of Como, MS. He graduated from Como High ...


  5. Know this man?Read the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2016 | Panolian

    Como police are trying to learn the identify of a man who was seen in Como on two different days in April. The man was believed to have been traveling in a vehicle with an out-of-state tag and with another man who remained in the vehicle.


  6. Volunteers needed for cleanup in county-wide effort April 30Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2016 | Panolian

    ... Magee said trash bags are available at both courthouses in Batesville and Sardis and City Hall in Crenshaw. The Town of Como has already held their clean up day and Sardis has a clean up day scheduled for June. Boys and Girls Club of Northwest ...


  7. North Mississippi AllStars will bring Hill Country boogie to Crawfish FestRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2016 |

    Guitarist Luther Dickinson has dedicated his life to preserving the rich musical heritage of the Mississippi Hill Country, the region that spawned legends like RL Burnside, Junior Kimbrough and Jackson County native Otha Turner, who has called Como home for many years. Dickinson has carved out his own niche in the Hill Country music scene with the North Mississippi AllStars, the band he started with his brother Cody more than 20 years ago.


  8. 2016 Delta F.A.R.M. annual meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2016 | Deltafarmpress

    ... must enhance the organic matter levels in their soils to farm sustainably. An early adopter, producer Sledge Taylor of Como, Miss., talks to a fellow farmer about planting his first cover crop in 1979 and his first no-till field in 1985. A few years ...


  9. TraxRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2016 | Pasadena Weekly

    A cappella gospel singing of sublime order from Como, Mississippi. Patriarch Raymond and wife Joella are joined by children Alberta, Bobby, Delouse, Patricia and Robert, whose contrasting vocal textures and interpretive conviction raise chillbumps during group-sung tracks like "Chilly Jordan," "Sweet Home" and the guitar-accompanied "He Didn't Have to Wake Me."


  10. Tri Watkins is new president of Southern Cotton Ginners AssociationRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2016 | Delta Farm Press

    ... Missouri. Other SCGA officers are Randy Ainsworth, Tanner and Company, Frogmore, La., vice president; Sledge Taylor, Como Consolidated Gin, Como, Miss., treasurer; and Tim Price, executive vice president and secretary (he serves in the same capacity ...


  11. Obituaries 2/26/16ObituariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2016 | Panolian

    SENATOBIARosie Lee Cole, 59, died Friday, February 19, 2016. She was the mother of Como native, Robert Cox Jr. Services will be held Saturday at 1 p.m. at Gravel Spring M.B. Church.


  12. Songs We Love: Walker Family Singers, 'Jesus Gave Me Water'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2016 | National Public Radio

    The way recording engineer Michael Reilly tells it in the liner notes of Panola County Spirit , Raymond Walker, the eightysomething patriarch of the Walker Family of Como, Mississippi, was always a singer of some renown. In fact, he was once the leader of a locally legendary gospel vocal group called The Longtime Travelers.


  13. Shane Stephens to Lead the National Cotton Council in 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2016 | Southwest Farm Press

    Shane Stephens, a Greenwood, Miss., warehouseman, newly elected National Cotton Council chairman for 2016, pledged to work for a more profitable industry as he took over leadership of the organization at the conclusion of NCC's annual meeting held in Dallas, Texas on February 5-7. He succeeds Sledge Taylor, a Como, Miss., producer and ginner.


  14. Staplcotn's Shane Stephens Elected Chair Of The National Cotton CouncilRead the original story

    Feb 10, 2016 | Agri Marketing

    STAPLCOTN'S SHANE STEPHENS ELECTED CHAIR OF THE NATIONAL COTTON COUNCIL Feb. 10, 2016 Source: National Cotton Council news release Shane Stephens, a Greenwood, Miss., warehouseman, was elected National Cotton Council chairman for 2016. Named during the NCC's annual meeting held in Dallas, Texas on February 5-7, he succeeds Sledge Taylor, a Como, Miss., producer and ginner.


  15. Shane Stephens to lead National Cotton Council in 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2016 | Deltafarmpress

    ... was elected chairman of the National Cotton Council at its annual meeting in Dallas. He succeeds Sledge Taylor, a Como, Miss., producer and ginner. Stephens heads up Staplcotn's cotton services and warehouse divisions from its headquarters in ...


  16. Real College Football Recruiting Rankings are Determined Years From National Signing DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2016 | For Whom The Cowbell Tolls

    With's reevaluation of the 2012 recruiting classes from the SEC, we should all be reminded that stars mean very little until it's proven on the field. National Signing Day is Wednesday, when every undecided high school football prospect in America will pick up the hat of the team they choose to spend the next three to four years competing for.


  17. Obituaries 1/1/16Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2016 | Panolian

    COMOLouise Onidas Loven, 93, died December 26, 2015, at Baptist Desoto Hospital. Services will be held Saturday, January 2 at 11 a.m. at Como C.M.E. Church.


  18. 14 Tornadoes To Touchdown In MississippiRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2015 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    ... to wind down. He says overnight winds are expected along with the possibility of isolated tornadoes. ___ 6:30 p.m. In Como, Mississippi, Frances May said the storm didn't seem very violent when it passed a couple of miles from her home, yet she ...


  19. "Cast of Blues" at the Blues FoundationRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2015 | The Memphis Flyer

    If you've visited the Blues Foundation's Hall of Fame, you may be at least a little bit familiar with the work of Como, Mississippi, artist Sharon McConnell-Dickerson. There is a bust in the permanent exhibit for 1981 inductee Bobby "Blue" Bland that's more than just a rack supporting the "Stormy Monday" artist's signature captain's hat.


  20. Obituary: Paul R. Lease 1939-2015Read the original story

    Dec 5, 2015 | Verde Independent

    ... January 7. 1939 to David h. and Frieda Lease of Oregon, Wisconsin. He is survived by his two sister, LaWanna Blount, Como, MS and Ruth Dutzi, Colorado Springs, CO., and his sister in law Mary Jo Lease, Oregon, Wisconsin; three nephews Jim Lease and ...


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