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Banks collect blankets, food, toys for needy during Christmas season

The three local banks are cooperating, acting as collection points for the needy, during the holiday season, taking donations of blankets, food and toys for distribution to needy children and families in Walthall County. Each of the banks has set a specific cause they’re working toward in order to insure that families have necessities that…

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Christmas in the Park driving tours open Thanksgiving night

Tylertown’s one-of-a-kind holiday attraction, Christmas in the Park, with its zillions of lights and animated displays, opens for regular driving tours through Holmes Water Park Thanksgiving night from dusk-8:30 p.m., continuing through New Year’s Eve. Admission is $5 for passenger vehicles, $10 for commercial vans and $20 for buses. Around 35,000 visit the attraction each…

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Park walking tour Nov. 23; $500 cash door prize

The 2022 Christmas in the Park walking tour gives a whole new perspective to Tylertown’s annual holiday attraction as viewers are able to experience the lights at their own pace. Opening from 6-9 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 23, admission is $5 for adults and $2 for children. Hot chocolate and cookies are available for a donation…

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David Fetter

David Fetter Dec. 19, 1931 – Nov. 13, 2022 Leonard David Fetter of Tylertown and Baton Rouge, LA, died Nov. 13, 2022, in Baton Rouge. He was born Dec. 19, 1931 in Boonville, IN. Fetter served in the U.S. Army. He was stationed in Japan when the Korean War began and served on the front…

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Kyle Morgan

Kyle Morgan Aug. 7, 2002 – Nov. 11, 2022 Kyle Seth Morgan, 20, died Nov. 11, 2022, at Oschner Hospital in New Orleans. He was born to Kenetric Kevendello Youngblood and Raffieal Septain Jackson Aug. 7, 2002. Gaming and swimming were his hobbies. Survivors are his mother, Raffieal Jackson of Tylertown; two brothers, Kaleb Jackson…

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David Brister Jr

David Brister Jr Jan. 13, 1965 – Nov. 15, 2022 David Lynn Brister, Jr died Nov. 15, 2022. He was the first born son to David and Rosemary Brister in Tylertown, Jan. 13, 1965. Brister graduated high school from New Bethel Christian School in 1983 and attended Southwest Community College. He married Delaynna Reed Aug.…

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Football ends; Wildcats head right into basketball

Following right on the heels of football, the Salem Wildcats opened their basketball season the following week, taking on Woodlawn Prep of Columbia, Nov. 8, and Loyd Star, Nov. 11. Although the Wildcats lost their final football game to Richton before a home crowd on Thursday, Nov. 3, the boys and girls basketball squads started…

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Chiefs end season with 33-19 playoff loss to Wesson

Last year the Chiefs knocked off Wesson in the 3A playoffs. This year it was turnaround as the Cobras handed Tylertown a 33-10 defeat to end the Chiefs’ season. Wesson took the lead four minutes into the first quarter, then following with another score to put the Cobras up 13-0 at the end of the…

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Christmas Open House this Thursday; bazaar, park rides Friday, Saturday

As the holiday season draws closer, Tylertown businesses join with the Walthall Chamber of Commerce in sponsoring special events and activities geared toward families and children. The town’s Christmas Open House this Thursday, is a day set aside for you to browse local stores to see the selection of Christmas gifting ideas businesses have chosen…

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Arleen Pigott

Arleen Pigott May 31, 1936 – Nov. 5, 2022 Arleen F. Pigott, 86, of Tylertown, died Nov. 5, 2022, at The Oaks at Braselton in Hoschton, GA. She was born May 31, 1936, in Tylertown. Services will be held on a later date. Mrs. Pigott was a member of Tylertown Baptist Church. She was also…

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