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Nothing soft about this Pillow, St. Joseph’s next opponent

By DAVID W. HEALY,

St. Joseph Catholic School head football coach John Baker puts things bluntly when asked about his team’s home game this Friday night against Pillow Academy.

“This is, by far, the best team that we have played in years,” Coach Baker said. “There is no doubt about it. We have not played a team this good in a long time.”




Alberta Ephriam

Alberta Ephriam

ANGUILLA — Funeral arrangements for Alberta Ephriam, 91, of Anguilla, are pending with Walker Funeral Home, Rolling Fork. She died Friday, Oct. 4, 2019.



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Greenville’s newest hotel, Tru by Hilton, opens its doors Thursday

By JASMINE STEVERSON JSTEVERSON@DDTONLINE.COM,

Tru by Hilton, Greenville’s newest lodging attraction, is set to open its doors to guests Thursday evening. 

The 84-room hotel that broke ground in July 2018 is a joint partnership formed by the Chawla and Retzer families — Suresh Chawla, Mike Retzer and Michael Retzer.



Western Line ranked B for first time, GPSD back to F

By JON ALVERSON AND KELLY BENFORD,

Western Line School District has achieved a B rating for the first time in district history, according to the Mississippi Department of Education’s 2018-2019 accountability results.

Also in Washington County, Hollandale School District and Leland School District were ranked D and Greenville Public School District was ranked F.




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Beulah Walker

Beulah Walker

MILWAUKEE — Funeral arrangements for Beulah Walker, 78, of Milwaukee, are pending with Byas Funeral Home, Indianola.


The Latest: Another smaller twister confirmed in Mississippi

COLUMBUS, Miss. (AP) — The Latest on severe weekend weather in the South (all times local):

4 p.m.

The National Weather service says it's still checking out damage from the weekend's worst tornado strike in Mississippi, but now has confirmed another twister hit in the same general region as the damaging twister in Columbus.


George Coleman

George Coleman

GREENVILLE — Memorial services for George “Pie” Coleman, 65, of Greenville, will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Joseph Frye Memorial Chapel, Bush Funeral Services, Leland. He died Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019, at Merit Health Central, Jackson.


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