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Drew woman charged in prison break, inmate still at large

By BY RECARDO THOMAS STAFF REPORTER,

Tenika Nicole Romero, 35, of Drew has been arrested in connection with Monday’s escape of two Parchman inmates who were discovered missing during the routine count of Unit 30 of the facility.
Romero was booked into the Sunflower County Jail Wednesday morning and charged with conspiracy to escape and her bond has been set at $50,000.

Teen accused of stealing weapons from sheriff’s vehicle

By BY RECARDO THOMAS STAFF REPORTER,

A 14-year-old Sunflower boy is in hot water with county law enforcement after he allegedly took a shotgun and a .22 caliber handgun from Sheriff James Haywood’s vehicle
The sheriff’s truck was parked at his residence on Saturday morning, and according to Haywood, both weapons were recovered without incident.

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Lataurus Lewis

Services for Lataurus Lewis of Indianola will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Gentry High School Gymnasium.
Mr. Lewis, 38, died Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017.
Visitation will be from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Friday at Byas Funeral Home, which is in charge of arrangements.
Burial will be in Riverside Memorial Gardens.

Tiny Lill Morgan Oglesby

Funeral services for Tiny Lill Morgan Oglesby, 80, of Indianola will be at 3 p.m. on Friday, October 13, at the First United Methodist Church, Indianola. Mrs. Oglesby died Sunday, October 8, at her home in Indianola. Burial will be in the Indianola City Cemetery under the direction of Boone Funeral Home, Indianola.

Haywood Spivey Jr.

Services for Haywood Spivey Jr. of Moorhead will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Trinity House of Prayer in Moorhead.
Mr. Spivey, 58, died Friday, Oct. 6, 2017.
Visitation will be from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Friday at Byas Funeral Home, which is in charge of arrangements.
Burial will be in Pine Ridge Cemetery, Moorhead.

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