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Saturday, August 23, 2014

Batesville

Six arrested for insurance fraud

The parents of several minors who allegedly faked a wreck have been arrested and charged with insurance fraud, according to the Mississippi Attorney General’s Office.
The staged “wreck” took place in August 2008 in Lafayette County, allegedly involving two vehicles and several minors. The minors have not been charged. (August 4, 2010, Page 2)

MDOT projects moving forward

Work to replace three bridges in Lafayette County is about 50 percent complete, according to the Mississippi Department of Transportation. The bridges, all located on Highway 331 in the Tula area, are being replaced by Talbot Brothers Construction and Grading of Nesbit. (April 7, 2010, Page 2)

Did some folks miss out on the pride gene?

You’ve got to wonder sometimes if folks have any pride at all, especially those who throw out garbage while traveling on County Road 313 in Lafayette County. Don Whitten takes a closer look at the issue after hearing from a resident who picks up the trash that’s on the side of the road near his property. (February 26, 2010, Page 4A)

Thursday’s obituaries

  • Aamitta S. “Teekie” Gaines — Services will be held at noon Friday at Second Missionary Baptist Church in Oxford. Cooley’s Mortuary of Batesville is in charge of arrangements.
  • Gregory LaMont Gillom — Services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at North Oxford Baptist Church. Cooley’s Mortuary of Batesville is in charge of arrangements.
  • Annette “Mickey” Holland — Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Second Missionary Baptist Church in Oxford. Visitation will be Friday from 5 to 6 p.m. at Hodges-Serenity Funeral Home in Oxford.
  • Shirley Babb McPhail — Services will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at Waller Funeral Home Chapel. Visitation will be Friday from 4 until 7 p.m. at the funeral home.
  • Mildred “Mu” Miller — Services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at Tallahatchie-Oxford Missionary Baptist Association Building. Visitation will be Friday from 6 to 7 p.m. at Hodges-Serenity Funeral Home Chapel in Oxford.
  • Isabella Jean Stanfield — Newborn daughter of Crystal Gilmer Stanfield and Bernard George Stanfield Jr. of Water Valley. Burial will be held Friday at 11 a.m. in Delay Road Baptist Church Cemetery in Water Valley. Seven Oaks Funeral Home in Water Valley is in charge of arrangements.

 (January 21, 2010, Page 2)

Monday’s obituaries

  • Ray W. Addison — Arrangements are incomplete with Waller Funeral Home.
  • Willie Frank Bowie — Services are 11 a.m. Wednesday at Second Missionary Baptist Church. Hodges-Serenity Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
  • Betty Jo Hendricks Coleman — Services are 11 a.m. Tuesday at Seven Oaks Funeral Home in Water Valley. Visitation is this evening from 6-8.
  • Annette Holland — Arrangements are incomplete with Hodges-Serenity Funeral Home of Oxford.
  • Mildred Miller — Arrangements are incomplete with Hodges-Serenity Funeral Home of Oxford.
  • James Wesley Mosley — Services were held Saturday at South Hopewell Church. Seven Oaks Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
  • Kenneth R. Sanders — Services are 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at First Evangelical Church in Memphis. Visitation is Tuesday in the church chapel from noon until service time. Wells Funeral Home of Batesville is in charge of arrangements.

 (January 18, 2010, Page 2)

Friday’s obituaries

  • Jessie Louise Brown — Services are Saturday at 1 p.m. at the Tallahatchie-Oxford Missionary Baptist Association Building. Visitation is 6-7 this evening at Mt. Hope Missionary Baptist Church in Taylor. Kenneth I. Roberson Funeral Home of Pontotoc is in charge of arrangements.
  • Arthur Lee Fondren Sr. — Services are 2 p.m. Saturday at Mt. Gillion Missionary Baptist Church in Sardis. Visitation is today from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Cooley’s Mortuary in Batesville.
  • William Henry Helm Jr. — Services are noon Saturday at Jackson Chapel Missionary Baptist Church in Bruce. Belle Memorial Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
  • Rachel Barr McGee — Services are 11 a.m. Monday at the Tallahatchie-Oxford Missionary Baptist Association Building. Kenneth I. Roberson Funeral Home of Pontotoc is in charge of arrangements.
  • Minnie Vaughn — Arrangements are incomplete with Hodges-Serenity Funeral Home of Oxford.

 (January 8, 2010, Page 2A)

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