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Northsider living full life with lots of adventures in his 102 years

From ferrying troops across the English Channel during World War II to sneaking into Alabama football games with the help of a legendary coach, Von Dunaway has squeezed a lot out of life.

At 102, the Fondren resident is still going strong.


Family influence

By MEGAN PHILLIPS,

Legacy of public service instilled in Neely Carlton Lyons by great-aunt

Although Neely Carlton Lyons comes from a family with many successful and hardworking members, many of whom have worked in public service, it is her great-aunt, Zelma Wells Price, who has influenced Neely the most. 




Man of Faith

By MEGAN PHILLIPS,

Reverend Stockett foregoes agriculture to become Methodist minister

The REVEREND Cary Stockett, the new senior minister for Galloway Memorial United Methodist Church, is a humble minister from humble beginnings. He found his way to the pulpit after struggling with his vocation. 


Watters honored for contributions

Betti Watters was the recipient of the 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Association of Social Workers, Mississippi Chapter.

This award goes to Mississippi NASW members who have made significant contributions to the field of professional social work throughout their professional careers in Mississippi.




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The St. Joseph Catholic School girls swim team won the state championship recently at the state championship swim meet held at the Tupelo Aquatic Center. The St.