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Greenville Christian Lady Saints defeat Hebron Christian to advance to the state semifinals

By STAFF REPORT,

BAY SPRINGS — The Greenville Christian School girls basketball team defeated Hebron Christian 71-35 Tuesday to advance to the semifinals of the MAIS Class 2A State Basketball Tournament at Sylva-Bay Academy.

The Lady Saints jumped out to a 38-20 halftime lead and never let up.



St. Joseph's Dillon Johnson named Delta-Democrat Times Player of the Year and the Planters Bank Player of the Week

By DAVID W. HEALY,

BAY SPRINGS – Finish what we started.

These were the four words Dillon Johnson and his St. Joseph Catholic School teammates used to motivate themselves moments before the MAIS Class 2A State Championship game began Saturday night inside the gymnasium of Sylva-Bay Academy.


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Book Buddies stepping in again to help youngsters improve literacy

By JASMINE STEVERSON JSTEVERSON@DDTONLINE.COM,

The Greenville Book Buddies Program developed by the Greenville Rotary Club is once again stepping in to improve literacy across the Mississippi Delta.

Rotary secretary and reading buddy director Richard Dattel recently announced Rotarians will tutor this year at O’Bannon Elementary School.




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Lavorne Jones

Lavorne Jones

Mound Bayou – Funeral services for Lavorne L. Jones, 72, of Mound Bayou, are 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019, at First Baptist Church, Merigold. She died Jan. 26, 2019, at Bolivar Medical Center, Cleveland. Burial follows in Calvary Cemetery, Renova, under the direction of Redmon Funeral Home, Cleveland.


Life lost to gun violence

Anthony Smith has been charged with murder and possession of firearm by a convicted felon.

Greenville police officers located Tarus Dandridge, a 41 year-old black male, who was pronounced dead on the scene by emergency medical personnel and Washington County Coroner Methel Johnson.





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Obituaries

Marlon Moore BILOXI — Funeral arrangements for Marlon Darnell Moore, 50, of Biloxi, are pending... READ MORE

Weddings & Engagements

Mr. and Mrs. Jim Cowart, of Tylertown, and Mr. Billy Clifton, of Richton, announce the marriage of... READ MORE