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Community Calendar

Community Calendar deadline is noon Monday. 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 Booneville City Hall. These free announce ... « more »

Cory Allen Raines

TUPELO -- Cory Allen Raines, 30, passed away on August 12, 2019.. . .

Bobby Carter

BALDWYN -- Bobby J. Carter, 69, passed away on Monday, August. . .

Bobby Gene Moss

BURTON -- Bobby Gene Moss, 73, passed away August 11, 2019, at. . .

Ovell McKinney

BOONEVILLE -- Ovell McKinney, 92, passed away Friday August 9,. . .

Velma Parsons Montgomery

IUKA -- Velma Parsons Montgomery, 92, of Iuka, died Saturday,. . .

Nelwyn Booth "N.B." Houston

Nelwyn Booth "N.B." Houston, 84, passed away Monday, August 12,. . .

Larry "Bicycle" Hoard

NEW SITE -- Larry "Bicycle" Hoard , 49, passed away at his home. . .

Kathleen Kitchens Bennett

MARIETTA -- Kathleen Kitchens Bennett, 82, passed away at her. . .

Willard Adams

GUNTOWN -- Willard Adams, 80, passed away Friday, August 9, 2019. . .

Terry W. Burns

BOONEVILLE -- Terry W. Burns, 72, passed away Tuesday, August. . .

Joe Morrow Bailey

SALTILLO -- Joe Morrow Bailey, age 80, died Wednesday August 7,. . .

Child found dead in vehicle

A child was found dead in a vehicle in Booneville Friday afternoon and the case remains under investigation.

Booneville Police Chief Michael Ramey said a two-year-old child was found deceased in a vehicle a daycare on North Second Street around 5 p.m. Friday aft

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Shooting competition winners

Prentiss County Sportsman's Club held it's first Indoor Air Rifle Day Camp on July 25 with 14 local youth attending. Participants learned basic gun safety and marksmanship and spent the afternoon working in groups practicing their shooting skills and encouraging and coaching one another. The day concluded with a 30-shot competition. Winners were (from left) Grace Grooms, 2nd place; Natalie Grooms, 1st place; and Joe McCreary, 3rd place. This and other Day Camp activities hosted by the Sportsman's Club are available to area youth at no cost to families. All necessary equipment and supplies are provided through grants and local charitable giving. If you are interested in participating, sponsoring an event or activity, or making a contribution, please email square1outdoors@gmail.com or call 662-397-3671.

Board taps Palmer as next superintendent

By Brant Sappington boonevilleeditor@bellsouth.net Baldwyn's high school principal will be the next leader of the Prentiss...

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