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  1. ObituariesRead the original story

    Friday May 19 | Panolian

    ... Ledger. MARKS-Mrs. Mattie Pettit Mills, 89, passed away Sunday evening May 14, 2017 at her daughter's residence in Okolona. Services were held Wednesday, May 17 at Blue Lake Baptist Church. Interment was in Lambert Cemetery. Mrs. Mills was born ...

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  2. Wsir's return: Artist finds his inspiration in MississippiRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 18 | Newms360.com

    ... a change, so, in January, Johnson tucked his dreadlocks under a hat, packed his stuff and hit the road. He landed in Okolona, where he got a good deal on an affordable apartment, and he's been slowly reconnecting with old collaborators and dreaming ...

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  3. Shannon woman murdered, information soughtRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 18 | Newms360.com

    ... said. "We are hoping that the autopsy will give us some more answers." Gladney attended a family gathering in the Okolona area Saturday night and was seen leaving around 9 p.m. While she was known to set her home alarm regularly, it was not ...

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  4. CommentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 17 | Newms360.com

    ... the school funding lawsuit in 2014 on behalf of 21 school districts, including Clay County, Prentiss County and Okolona from Northeast Mississippi. a To recoup for the school districts filing the lawsuit the amount they have been underfunded since ...

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  5. Carouthers wins Okolona mayoral raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 17 | New Albany Gazette

    Sherman Carouthers, who led the Chickasaw County city from 2001-2009, edged Sidney "Jerry" Morgan 539-501 in the unofficial vote in Tuesday's Democratic primary run-off. "I think the voters saw the leadership skills I have," Carouthers said.

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  6. CommentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 11 | Newms360.com

    ... social media as part of a national effort with other Got Child? volunteers to bring more attention to the problem. Okolona teacher Kay Tackitt of Pontotoc is serving as the lead Got Child? volunteer for Mississippi. She can be contacted through ...

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  7. Croxton tickles ivories for Rotary ClubRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 8 | New Albany Gazette

    ... had lessons in piano, organ, music theory and music education. A brief stint teaching elementary music classes in Okolona was followed by a job in Florida, where she met and married John Croxton. "I was the temporary organist for seven years in ...

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  8. Crime Reports: April 27, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 5 | Newms360.com

    ... bedroom windows and entered her house. The only thing she found missing was her 9 mm Glock Model 19 pistol. a An Okolona woman said someone hit her car while it was parked in the employee lot at MTD in Verona. a A County Road 1451 Mooreville woman ...

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  9. The men in chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 4 | Times Post

    Basketball is a big man's game and Okolona's junior center Ladarrius Spears and junior guard Jaylon Bailey go for the rebound against West Lowndes. The Chieftains downed the Panthers 71-45 Saturday night in Okolona.

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  10. Okolona tops ToppersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 4 | Times Post

    Houston senior guard Taylor Baskin takes it to the net against Okolona Tuesday night Dec. 6 at the gym in Houston as teammate Caleb Easley looks on. Houston senior guard Taylor Baskin takes it to the net against Okolona Tuesday night Dec. 6 at the gym in Houston as teammate Caleb Easley looks on.

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  11. Okolona shines at Lighthouse ClassicRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 4 | Times Post

    Okolona's Jacorrius Stanfield gets the layup against Ashland in the Lighthouse Thanksgiving Classic Saturday in Corinth. Both Okolona and Houlka won their games in the highly touted holiday tournament.

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  12. Remembering with a wreathRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 4 | Times Post

    Sgt. Kelvin Stanfield stands at attention after placing the last wreath at Saturday's Wreath's Across America ceremony at the Rockwell Auditorium in Okolona. The event was timed to coincide with the national event at Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia.

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  13. Okolona airport lands grantRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 4 | Times Post

    Work is now under way on a nearly $150,000 project to construct a terminal at the Okolona Municipal Airport Richard Stovall Field, according to Terry Anderson, who wrote the grant and serves as Mayor Louise Cole's aviation advisor. The work will benefit not only the airport but the city and community it serves, making it more accessible to pilots and their passengers, and offering one more selling point for industry and the jobs and paychecks industrial location or expansion can bring, city officials said.

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  14. Crime reports for April 27Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 4 | Newms360.com

    ... back bedroom windows and entered her house. The only thing she found missing was her 9 mm Glock Model 19 pistol. An Okolona woman said someone hit her car while it was parked in the employee lot at MTD in Verona. A County Road 1451 Mooreville woman ...

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  15. Guilty plea in restaurant beating brings no more jail timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 4 | Newms360.com

    ... is white. Weems was in a coma for a time after the beating. District Attorney Scott Colom said Courtez McMillian of Okolona pleaded guilty Monday, and WCBI-TV reported McMillian's plea agreement requires him to testify against two other defendants. ...

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  16. Chieftains playing bigRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 4 | Times Post

    Okolona's big junior center Ladarrius Spears sails to the goal against Calhoun City Saturday night at the Chick-Cal Classic. The win carried the Chieftains to 11-1 on the season and they host Houston Saturday night in Okolona.

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  17. MHSAA reclassifications announcedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 4 | Times Post

    The Mississippi High School Activities Association executive committee last week approved the reclassification and division moves for the 2017-19 school years. The new alignment are based on high school student population and both Houston and Okolona moved down a division.

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  18. Chieftains roll Green WaveRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 4 | Times Post

    Ethan Turner / Buy at photos.chickasawjournal.comOkolona junior center Ladarrius Spears dunks the ball against West Point Saturday night Jan. 14, 2016 in front of the homecrowd at the gym in Okolona. The Okolona Chieftain basketball team is undefeated at home this season.

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  19. Okolona schools close this afternoonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 4 | Times Post

    Winter weather has hit portions of Northeast Mississippi resulting in various closings including the shuttering of Okolona schools in Chickasaw County.

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  20. Christmas parades are next weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 4 | Times Post

    ... in a recent Christmas Parade. St. Nic is slated to take part in local parades the first week in December. Houston, Okolona, Houlka and Vardaman all have parades lined up for their downtown areas and Woodland will once again host a Christmas lights ...

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