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BLACK, JAMES DARREL

James Darrel Black, 62, of 214 Countrywood in Covington died last Wednesday at 9:30 p.m. in Baptist Memorial Hospital-Tipton, following a one-car accident at the intersection of Highway 51 South and South High Street around 6:35 p.m. According to the Covington Police Department report, Black was driving a 1989 Ford Escort, going north, when the …

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BILLINGS, BEN

Sheriff Billings Drowns; Widow Assumes His Post – Ben Billings (12/11/1915 – 5/6/1976), who served as Tipton County sheriff for almost 13 years, was buried on Saturday. According to reports, Sheriff Billings drowned while fishing in Sardis Reservoir in Mississippi on May 6. Lafayette County Sheriff Buddy East told the local sheriff’s department that Sheriff Billings was …

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