Lafayette County Coroner Rocky Kennedy said Billy Dean McCullar, 58, and Regina Soileau, 32, were killed Saturday morning after their pickup went off the road, hit trees and caught on fire. (November 14, 2012, Page 1)
Lafayette County Coroner Rocky Kennedy is searching for family of Robert Allen Wilkins, who died Dec. 22. From Memphis, Wilkins has been staying in Harmontown for the last few years but rarely spoke of his past or family members. Anyone with information should call 801-4985. (January 18, 2012, Page 2)
Several Lafayette County officials were sworn in Tuesday by Chancery Court Judge Glen Alderson at the Lafayette County Chancery Building. Several others will be sworn in today. (December 28, 2011, Page 1)
Lafayette County Coroner Rocky Kennedy said foul play is not suspected in the death of 29-year-old April Reithel who was found dead in her home Thursday morning. (December 16, 2011, Page 2A)
Oxford native and insurance agent Tommy Brown was killed Thursday when his car went off the side of the road in a one-vehicle wreck on Highway 6 near the Old Taylor Road ramp. (October 21, 2011, Page 2A)
A fund has been set up to help the family of a 14-month-old girl who was killed Saturday when she was run over in her driveway. The Wyatte Baptist Church in Senatobia has set up the fund. Donations may be made sent to: The Rylee Farrow Fund, c/o Wyatte Baptist Church, 30721 Highway 4 East, Senatobia MS 38668. (October 18, 2011, Page 2)
Cycling community mourns the loss of Kevser Ermin, 27, who was killed Friday when a vehicle rammed into the back of her while she rode her bicycle on Old Sardis Road coming from the lake. A memorial bike ride is being planned for Sunday. (October 10, 2011, Page 1A, 10A)
Lafayette County Coroner Rocky Kennedy has reported a woman was killed Friday morning on Highway 314, west of the FNC Park, when she was struck by a car while on her bicycle.
Kevser Ermin, 27, was pronounced dead at the scene from injuries she sustained after being hit by a car.
Ermin, who was working on her doctorate degree in health and exercise science at the University of Mississippi, was traveling east on Highway 314 (Old Sardis Road), toward Oxford. The driver of the vehicle that struck the woman was at the scene when investigators arrived.
The incident is being investigated by the Mississippi Highway Patrol who confirmed Ermin’s death and reported that no one else was injured. (October 7, 2011)
Temperatures are expected to hit close to 100 again over the weekend. The heat is being blamed for two deaths in Memphis. Warnings from the National Weather Service remain in affect today and Saturday. Forecasters say north Mississippi should see a slight break in temperatures mid-week next week. (August 5, 2011, Page 1A)
Lafayette County Coroner Rocky Kennedy will serve for another four years after winning in Tuesday’s primary election. (August 3, 2011, Page 2)