Lena L. Ward writes to agree with Sid Salter’s recent column about mental health care and adds that considering closing the North Mississippi State Hospital shows we can go lower. (August 26, 2010, Page 4)
V. KYLE WELCH – 77, died Wednesday, Aug. 25, 2010, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Visitation will be Saturday from 1 to 3 p.m. at Waller Funeral Home. Services will follow at 3 p.m. with Rev. Fish Robinson officiating. Burial will follow in Shiloh Cemetery.
EMMITT WILLIAMS – 84, died Thursday, Aug. 26, 2010, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi. Arrangements are incomplete with Waller Funeral Home. (August 26, 2010, Page 2)
Beth Ziegenhorn, a recent college graduate with a new job has had a wake-up call becoming a grown-up. Changing eating habits from the drive-thru to living on her own and cooking her own meals. (August 25, 2010, Page 7)
KYLE WELCH – 77, died Wednesday, Aug. 25, 2010, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi. Arrangements are incomplete with Waller Funeral Home. (August 25, 2010, Page 2)
The junior varsity team at Regents School of Oxford played well in recent district jamboree action in Tunica.
Coach Craig Daniel said the effort of the team was very good and have shown improvement throughout the summer. The junior varsity team has a week off to regroup before the season starts. The Regents’ Pee Wee team begins action Saturday with a jamboree game at Marshall Academy in Holly Springs. (August 25, 2010, Page 10)
A work-vacation trip to Europe made for some interesting experiences for local columnist John Morgan, who writes about the value of GPS systems when in a foreign land and how surprises can pop up in the least-expected places. (August 25, 2010, Page 4)
Kari Sutherland wrote to relate a recent experience she had with a driver while out for a morning walk/run around town. She generally has no problems with others out exercising or drivers. Generally. (August 24, 2010, Page 4)
MARY E. BRUSS – 92, died Tuesday, Aug. 17, at Manor Care Nursing Facility in Willoughby, Ohio. Services will be held Saturday, Aug. 28, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the McMahon-Coyne-Vitantonio Funeral Home in Willoughby with Rev. Kevin Liebhardt officiating. Visitation will be held at the same time with burial to follow on Monday, Aug. 23, at 10 a.m. at the Woodlawn Cemetery in Curtis, Mich. (August 24, 2010, Page 2)
Even though Patsy Englehard has only taken up the hobby for a little more than a year, her goal is to build a business that not only sells yarn, but also an oasis for knitters – a serene place where they can work with others in the knitting community. (August 23, 2010, Page 5A)
JEROLD “JERRT” DENNON CAMPBELL – 71, died Thursday, Aug. 19, 2010, while working in Greenville. Services were held at 3 p.m. Sunday at Clear Creek Baptist Church, with the Rev. Charles Lipe officiating. A graveside service will be held at a later date. Waller Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
WILLIAM “BILLY KEEN JR. – 49, died Friday, Aug. 20, 2010, in Water Valley. A visitation will be held today from 5:30 until 7 p.m. at Seven Oaks Funeral Home. A memorial service will follow the visitation at 7 p.m. in the Henry Chapel of Seven Oaks Funeral Home with Dr. Randy Bain officiating.
PHILLIP LINDSEY KINARD – 36, died Sunday, Aug. 15, 2010, in Panola County. A graveside funeral service was held Saturday, Aug. 21, at Tabernacle Cemetery with Bro. Roger Howell officiating.
GENEVA PAYNE PERRINE – 99, died Saturday, Aug. 21, 2010, at Yalobusha County Hospital. Services will be held at noon Tuesday at Oxford-University United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Claire Dobbs and the Rev. Frank Poole officiating. Burial will follow in Oxford Memorial Cemetery. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service in the fellowship hall of the church. Waller Funeral Home of Oxford is in charge of arrangements.
JAMES E. PITTS – 42, died Thursday, Aug. 19, 2010, at his home in Oxford. A celebration of his life will be held at 11 a.m. today at the Powerhouse in Oxford. A graveside service will follow in Oxford Memorial Cemetery. Waller Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. (August 23, 2010, Page 2A)