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HOLLANDALE — Funeral services for Dorothy Young, 72, of Hollandale, will be at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, July 11, at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, July 11, at Oaklawn Cemetery. She died July 6, 2020. Services are under the direction of Byas Funeral Home, Greenville.
Clarence Brown Sr.
INDIANOLA — Graveside services for Maple Wright, 81, of Indianola, were held Wednesday, July 8, at Indianola City Cemetery. She died June 28, 2020, at South Sunflower County Hospital, Indianola. Services were under the direction of Dillon Funeral Home, Indianola.
Work won’t be starting anytime soon on the Anse Dees Highway 82 Greenville Bypass, but it will happen sooner than a normal project of this type.
Aaron Swan Sr.
INDIANOLA — Graveside services for Aaron Swan Sr., 66, of Indianola, will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 13, at Pine Ridge Memorial Gardens, Moorhead, with the Rev. Billy Barber officiating. He died Friday, June 5, 2020. Services are under the direction of Byas Funeral Home, Indianola.
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Larry Goodwin Sr.
GREENVILLE — Larry “Shane” Goodwin Sr., 60, of Greenville, passed away Saturday, June 6, 2020, at Delta Regional Medical Center. Arrangements are under the direction of Boone Funeral Home, Greenville.
The phone rang at the mayor’s office earlier this week and the voice on the line said, “We’re having church on Wednesday, no matter what.”
The caller, according to Greenville Mayor Errick Simmons, claimed to be the pastor of Temple Baptist Church on Reed Road in Greenville.
In an effort to prevent the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), Mayor Simmons and City Council have issued two new executive orders on church services and city wide curfew.
A Greenville teenager is behind bars for the stabbing death of his uncle.
At 1:13 p.m. Monday, July 15, officers with the Greenville Police Department were dispatched to the 1200 block of Belfast Street. Inside the home, officers found the body of a 37-year-old black male, who has been identified as Jermaine Sanders.
Officers with the Greenville Police Department are searching for the person who shot a man in the face and left him to die.
At 6:21 a.m. this morning, police officers were dispatched to the 800 block of North Theobald Street, where they found a 20-year-old black male with blood on his face.
A local woman died late Wednesday night after a hit-and-run on Nelson Street.
Assistant Police Chief Michael Merchant said officers with the Greenville Police Department were dispatched to the 600 block of Nelson Street close to midnight, where they found a black female lying in the road.
Arkansas forward Gabe Osabuohien (22) drives to the hoop against Mississippi defender KJ Buffen (14) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, March 2, 2019 in Fayetteville, Ark. (AP Photo/Michael Woods)
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — Cortez Edwards had 24 points, nine rebounds and five assists as Southern Miss defeated UTSA 78-71 on Thursday night.
ITTA BENA, Miss. (AP) — Jordan Evans and Dante Scott scored 20 points apiece as Mississippi Valley State broke its nine-game losing streak, defeating Alcorn State 76-68 on Saturday.
Gregory Jones-Rollins had 16 points for Mississippi Valley State (4-22, 2-10 Southwestern Athletic Conference). Michael Green added 10 points.
CARRIERE, Miss. (AP) — Groundbreaking ceremonies have been held for expansion at a Mississippi elementary school.
Pearl River County School District officials say pending construction at Pearl River Central Elementary is a result of county voters passing an $18.5 billion school bond issue last November.
Georgia forwards Derek Ogbeide (34) and Mike Edwards (32) shake hands with Mississippi forward Bruce Stevens (12) and his teammates after an NCAA college basketball game in Athens, Ga., on Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019. (Joshua L. Jones/Athens Banner-Herald via AP)