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Local men reflect on fathers’ World War II stories

By JON ALVERSON JALVERSON@DDTONLINE.COM,

Dr. Ed Egger and Dr. Bill Schaffarzick have been friends for decades and they have a lot of similarities.

They are the quintessential baby boomers. They are both in the medical profession. Egger is an ophthalmologist and Schaffarzick is a dentist.

They like to hunt and fish. Both can tell a good hunting story.






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Emma McVane

Emma McVane

LELAND — Funeral services for Emma McVane, 84, of Leland, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 23, at New Jerusalem Temple Church of God and Christ, Leland. She died Sunday, Nov. 17, 2019, at her home. Burial will follow in Bogue Memorial Gardens, Leland, under the direction of Dillon Funeral Home, Leland.


Marvin Hayes

Marvin Hayes

MOUND BAYOU — Funeral arrangements for Marvin Hayes, 40, of Mound Bayou, are pending with Byas Funeral Home, Cleveland. He died Saturday, Nov. 23, 2019, in Alligator.




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Charter School application in process for new Greenville school

By JERI BORST JBORST@DDTONLINE.COM,
An effort to provide an additional education option is underway in Greenville as preparations to apply for a charter school license have been made.
Reggie Whitley has started the process of creating a charter school, Relentless Preparatory Academy, with the Mississippi Department of Education Authorizing Board.

Romeo Hurt

Teen arrested for shooting that injured man in store

By CATHERINE KIRK CKIRK@DDTONLINE.COM,

A teenager has been arrested and charged for a shooting this week that injured a man at a local store.

Assistant Police Chief Michael Merchant said 18-year-old Romeo Hurt, of Greenville, was identified as the suspect who shot into a store in the 900 block of St. Charles Street shortly after 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.


Washington County, statewide results are in, absentee ballots still being tallied

By STAFF REPORT,

Incumbents held on to each of their seats except in the District 4 supervisor vote won by Mala Brooks by a mere 13 votes over incumbent Jesse Amos. The more than 700 absentee ballots have yet to be counted in any races as of press time.

Of the 32,026 registered voters in Washington County, 11001 cast ballots in the Tuesday election.



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