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King parade cancelled due to COVID

The latest spike of COVID-19 has caused cancellation or rescheduling of several local events including Monday’s Dr. Martin Luther King parade downtown and the observance following at Southwest Events Center. Rev. Clayton Bullock, pastor of Tylertown First Baptist Church, coordinator of the event, said the recent increase in case numbers and the determination by the…

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Rites held for Enon FD founder

Sonny Boyd Oct. 19, 1940 – Jan. 13, 2022 Services for longtime dairyman, A.L. “Sonny” Boyd, 81, a well-known advocate for the dairy industry in the Southeastern U.S., and a community leader who founded Enon Fire Dept., serving as chief for many years, were Jan. 17, 2022, at Capps Funeral Home with Revs. Michael Knippers…

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THS Chiefs ’21-’22 football banquet is postponed

The Sunday, Jan. 16 banquet honoring the 2021-22 Tylertown High School Chiefs football team for a successful season has been postponed until a later date. Spokesman Glenn Allen the increase in COVID-19 numbers led to the decision to put off the banquet until later. “The banquet is still planned. The food order is on hold…

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Chamber banquet cancelled for 2nd year due to pandemic concerns

For the second year, the Walthall Chamber of Commerce banquet has fallen victim to the pandemic. Chamber president Chris Blackwell announced Monday that because of the recent upticks in COVID-19 numbers and the new Omicron variant the banquet will not be held Jan. 29 as earlier scheduled. “As a member of the medical community I…

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