Old Newspaper Clippings

Body Found

Submitted by Kristina Harris
Birmingham Iron Age
February 27, 1878

The Lower portion of this county had been considerably excited for a week or two, over the disappearance of one, Ashly Harris, a citizen of this county, which excitement culminated last week in the finding of the body, on the mountain in the south eastern part of the county. He had been shot in the head. The supposed object of the murder was robbery.

Death Notice

Submitted by Kristina Harris
The Jones Valley Times
April 22, 1854

Died on the 3rd instant, at his residence in Lowndes County, Mississippi, Capt. Mark M. Harris, an early settler of Jonesboro, in this county, but for the last 20 years has been a citizen of Lowndes County, Mississippi; aged about 65 years.