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Clarke County

Incumbent State Rep. William Shirley will face a challenge from Troy Smith in the Aug. 6 Republican primary to represent House District 84. The winner of the primary will face Independent candidate Roy May in the general election on Nov. 5.

Kemper County

Lauderdale County

Circuit clerks in Mississippi's 82 counties are asking voters to look at their calendar to see if they have a conflict on Nov. 5 to prevent them from voting at their precinct between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. that day.

Neshoba County

Newton County

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Obituaries

Funeral services for Paula Snowden Brown will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. at Stephens Funeral Home of Meridian. Dr. Danny Lanier will be officiating. Burial will follow in Fellowship Baptist Church cemetery. Ms. Brown, 48, of Meridian, passed away Friday at her residence. Her job as a waitress …

ROSE HILL [ndash] A memorial service for Davis Harold Ervin will be held at a later date. Mr. Ervin, 67, of Rose Hill, passed away Friday. Friends may sign the online register at www.stephensfunerals.com.

MERIDIAN [ndash] Arrangements were incomplete at Berry and Gardner Funeral Home for Mr. Larry Rush, 52, of Meridian, who died Friday, December 13, 2019 at his residence.

MERIDIAN [ndash] Arrangements were incomplete at Berry and Gardner Funeral Home for Mr. Joe Clay, 74, of Meridian, who died Friday, December 13, 2019 at his residence.

Funeral services for Dr. James Claude Matthews, Jr. were held at First Baptist Church Meridian on Saturday, December 14, 2019 with Reverend Ronald Cannon Beckham officiating. A private family graveside service followed. Robert Barham Family Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangemen…