Town’s first-ever liquor store to open soon

Tylertown’s first liquor store is set to open soon, probably by this week, in Tylertown Plaza. For Walthall County it’s something of an historic note as it will represent the first-time wine and liquor has been sold legally in both the town and county. Unlike the sale of beer, which went on sale in town…

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Downtown shooting Monday: one injured, one in custody

A downtown shooting around the noon hour Monday has resulted in a victim hospitalized and a suspect held for questioning. Police said the identities of those involved in the incident had not been established at press time. The shooting occurred around midday in front of Tylertown’s post office on Beulah Avenue. Officers had secured the…

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Check state treasury website. You may be owed money

At least 10 county residents have unclaimed money in excess of $100 each being held for them by the Mississippi State Treasurer’s office. In addition to the 12 listed here, there are many more countians with amounts due them of $100 or less listed by the state treasury. State Treasurer David McRae says the people…

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Logan Shaughnessy

Logan Shaughnessy April 23, 1998 – March 22, 2021 A memorial service for CPL Logan Storm Shaughnessy, USMC, 22, will be held Saturday, April 3, 2021 from 11 AM until 2 PM at Calvary Temple Pentecostal Church, 241 Old Hwy 98 E., Tylertown. He died March 22 as a result of a motorcycle accident. Preceded…

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Danny Barber

Danny Barber Dec. 31, 1987 – March 22, 2021 Memorial services for Danny Lavon Barber, 33, of Tylertown, were March 27, 2021, at River of Life Church in Hattiesburg. Barber died March 22, 2021. He was born Dec. 31, 1987, in Tylertown to Wanda and Danny Barber. He was preceded in death by his father…

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Roland Alexander

Roland Alexander Dec. 31, 1936 – March 18, 2021 Roland W. Alexander, 84, a resident of Jayess, died March 18, 2021, at the McComb Nursing and Rehab Center in in McComb. A graveside service was March 20, 2021, at the Calvary Baptist Church cemetery in Pricedale, Rev. Mike Burns and Rev. Thomas Wicker officiating. Roland…

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Henry ‘H.P.’ Toney

Henry ‘H.P.’ Toney June 1, 1932 – March 23, 2021 Henry “H.P.” Toney, 88, of Columbia, died March 23, 2021, at Merit Health Wesley in Hattiesburg. Toney was born in Kokomo June 1, 1932, to Henry Toney and Clemis Pickering Toney, and was a veteran of the US Army. He achieved a bachelor’s degree in…

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Candasie Bailey

Candasie Bailey Aug. 19, 1932 – March 17, 2021 Candasie Bailey died March 17, 2021, at Our Lady of the Angels in Bogalusa. Candasie Bailey was born to the late Agie and Ida Gatlin in McComb Aug. 19, 1932. She attended Rose Hill school in Mississippi. She accepted the Lord as her personal Lord and…

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Glenn ‘Cat’ Bridges

Glenn ‘Cat’ Bridges June 2, 1960 – Feb. 25, 2021 Glenn Bridges, 60, a resident of Gulfport/Biloxi, died Feb. 25, 2021, at Select Specialty Hospital from complications arising from multiple illnesses. He was born June 2, 1960, at Charity Hospital in New Orleans. He is the second son of Lucious Bridges of New Orleans, and…

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Campaigning underway for town elective posts as election draws closer

The triangle median separating the Stogner Shopping Center from Beulah Avenue, directly across from City Hall, is in bloom this spring with a plant of a different variety. The soil has suddenly sprouted political campaign signs, all planted by candidates hoping to sway voters prior to voting on election day this Tuesday, April 6. Rather…

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