Anthony is Gatorade track and field player of the year

In addition to state, national and world rankings, Tylertown High School trackster Jordan Anthony has been named the Mississippi Gatorade Player of the Year for Track and Field. Anthony most recently competed at the 2021 NSAF Outdoor Track and Field Nationals at Eugene, Oreg. Anthony was accompanied by his coach, Myreon Sartin, who recapped the…

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Town aldermen okay beer sales for barbeque event

Tylertown’s city board approved a special-event beer license for the South Mississippi Boucherie Barbeque Event to be held Sept. 10-11 at Southwest Events Center. After the board’s 4-1 vote, the application goes to the Mississippi Department of Revenue for the final approval. Ald. Fred Lambert voted against the measure, while the remaining four aldermen all…

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Jimmie Nell Holmes

Jimmie Nell Holmes May 30, 1922 – July 18, 2021 Jimmie Nell Smith Holmes was born May 30, 1922, to Percy Bill Hinson and Mamie Aderine Hinson in Tylertown. She was the fifth of their children and grew up in an even larger extended family. She died July 18, 2021, at Walthall General Hospital. Mrs.…

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Betty May

Betty May Sept. 22, 1929 – July 22, 2021 Betty Guy May died July 22, 2021, in Knoxville, TN. She was born Sept. 22, 1929, in Tylertown to the late Sidney and Dixie Guy. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Ted May; daughter Dixie May; and grandson Spencer May. She was a…

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Clennel Brown

Clennel Brown Sept. 25, 1953 – July 9, 2021 Clennel Brown was born Sept. 25, 1953, in Walthall County to Ethel Mae and Curtis Brown. He died July 9, 2021, at his residence. In 1972, he graduated from Tylertown High School and then attended Alcorn State University where he majored in political science. He married…

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Rosalyn Smith

Rosalyn Smith Feb. 18, 1995 – July 21, 2021 Rosalyn Shandale Smith, 26, of Tylertown, died at Walthall County General Hospital July 21, 2021, in Tylertown. Born Feb. 18, 1995, in Jackson, she was the daughter of K C Smith and the late Delorise Ratliff Smith. After graduating from Salem Attendance Center, she attended Southwest…

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Mylinda Caston

Mylinda Caston Aug. 24, 1972 – July 14, 2021 Mylinda E. Caston, 48, of Tylertown, died July 14, 2021, at Merit Health Central Hospital in Jackson. Born Aug. 24, 1972, in McComb, she was the daughter of the late Lethel Ellzey, Sr. and Mary Lee Varnado Ellzey. She was married to Robert Lewis Caston. After…

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Jeffery Pittman

Jeffery Pittman Dec. 14, 1978 – July 17, 2021 Jeffery Pittman, 42, died July 17, 2021, at his residence in Jayess. Born Dec. 14, 1978, in Tylertown, he was the son of the late Lee Pittman and Nellie Rose May Pittman. Jeffery was a US veteran and was married to Sharnwanika Cotton Pittman in 2015.…

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Richard Smith

Richard Smith Aug. 8, 1964 – July 17, 2021 Funeral services for Richard Paul Smith, 56, of Madison, were July 21, 2021, at Capps Funeral Home with Rev. Scott Johnson officiating, burial in the Rushing Cemetery. Smith died July 17, 2021. He was born Aug. 8, 1964, in New Orleans to the late Doris and…

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Kelecy Buckhalter

Kelecy Buckhalter Nov. 23, 1973 – July 11, 2021 Kelecy Buckhalter, 47, of Summerville, S.C., died July 11, 2021, in Summerville. Born Nov. 23, 1973, in Tylertown, he was the son of Nathaniel Causey and the late Elizabeth Buckhalter. He was an exeptional athlete playing all three sports while also keeping straight A’s at Dexter…

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