(Obituary ~ 06/08/17)
Mrs. Martha Jones Jefferson, 63, of Blytheville died Tuesday, June 6, 2017 at St. Bernard’s Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born September 10, 1953 in Blytheville, Martha was the daughter of J.P. and Dee Ella Johnson Jones. She was a graduate of Blytheville High School and was employed at American Greetings in Osceola for 35 years. Martha was a member of St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church where she served as a Deaconess and sang in the Adult Choir...
Dority cleared of bank robbery charges
(Local News ~ 06/08/17)
The man accused of robbing Southern Bancorp of $60 on April 11, 2016 was found not guilty in a directed verdict on Thursday. Mississippi County Circuit Court Judge Cindy Thyer ruled that there was not enough evidence of a threat, shown or implied — an element of a robbery — and cleared Maleke Dority of charges...
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