Local news for Laurel, Ellisville & Jones County


Mary Alice Pollard Brooks

Mary Alice Pollard Brooks, of Jackson, school teacher to thousands, world traveler, humanitarian, and advocate for every man, died February 8 at the age of 96. A daughter of the Delta, she was born in Thornton, Miss., in 1921, to Burdette and Dr.

Peggy Joyce Key

Peggy Joyce Key, 68 of Laurel, died Saturday, February 11, 2017 at Forrest General Hospital. Funeral services were held Tuesday, February 14, at 2:30 p.m. graveside at Mack Brown Cemetery. Visitation began at noon on Tuesday.