Foreign Trade Big Issue For Furniture Manufacturers

No matter when presidential contenders John McCain and Barack Obama
debate foreign policy issues at Ole Miss, one of those issues will be
foreign trade and the impact of foreign trade on manufacturing jobs.

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Presidential Debate In Oxford May Be Postponed

Republican John McCain said Wednesday he is directing his staff to work with Democrat Barack Obama’s campaign and the presidential debate commission to delay Friday’s debate at Ole Miss because of the economic crisis.


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Right Way To Watch The Debate

Curtis Wilkie, renowned journalist, author and now Ole Miss journalism
professor, described this week’s presidential debate between senators
John McCain and Barack Obama in Oxford as “spontaneous theater.”

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Roger Webb

Roger Webb said he’s always been around people cooking, from his
grandmothers Maxine Webb and Grace Coston and his aunt Maxine Massey.

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Patricia Turner

Patricia Ann Camp Turner, 61, of Batesville, died Saturday, September 20, 2008 at her home. She was born October 28, 1946 in Bruce, the daughter of Lucious H. and Martha Bess Shields Camp. She was a member of Sardis Lake Baptist Church, Pilot Club of Grenada and Batesville Homemakers’ Club. She was a restaurant owner/manager.

Lesba Mooneyham

Lesba Mooneyham, 81, of Bruce, died Tuesday, September 23, 2008 at Calhoun Health Services Nursing Home in Calhoun City. She was born January 1, 1927 in Chickasaw County, the daughter of John L. and Mattie Doss Mooneyham. She was a member of Bruce United Methodist Church.

Larry Crump

Larry D. Crump, 58, died Tuesday, September 9, 2008. He was born September 16, 1949 in Greenville, Ms., the son of M.L. and Johnnie D. Gossett Crump. He was a member of Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church and was educated in the St. Louis Public School system. After high school, he joined the U.S. Military, where he was educated and trained in Basic Airborne Training, Basic Combat Training and Code of Conduct. He received the National Defense Service Medal and Parachute Badge while serving his country. He then received an Honorable Discharge. He moved to Grand Rapids, Mi., where he was employed by CSX Transportation as a carman for 30 years.

Charles Hood

Charles B. Hood, 75, of Vardaman, died Friday, September 19, 2008. He was born January 17, 1933, the son of Lane Jessie and Bradford Baker Hood. He was a member of New Liberty Baptist Church. He did maintenance and plumbing work and enjoyed hunting.

Bobby Hamilton

Bobby Frank Hamilton, 62, of Calhoun City, died Monday, Sept. 15, 2008 at NMMC in Tupelo. He was born February 2, 1946 in Calhoun City, the son of Almer Lee and Levonia Turner Hamilton. He was a self-employed truck driver and an Army Veteran. He was a member of Duncan Hill Baptist Church, American Legion and Lions’ Club.

Gatha Scarbrough

Gatha Lois Bevill Scarbrough, 85, of Calhoun City, died Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2008 at Calhoun Health Services. She was born October 5, 1922 in Webster County, the daughter of Lon and Jennie Lea Adams Bevill. She was a retired sales clerk and member of First Baptist Church in Guntown.