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Willie Mae Wilson

Willie Mae Wilson

GREENVILLE — Funeral services for Willie Mae Wilson, 93, of Greenville, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 14, at First Baptist Church, with the Rev. Green officiating. She died Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2019. Burial will be at Delta Memorial Gardens, under the direction of Byas Funeral Home, Greenville.


Rickey Watson

Rickey Watson

GREENVILLE — Funeral  services for Rickey L. Watson, 54, of Greenville, will be held Saturday, Dec. 14, at Grace Outreach Bible Church. He died Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2019. Interment will be at Oaklawn Cemetery.


Melvin Briscoe

Melvin Briscoe

INDIANOLA — Funeral arrangements for Melvin Lee Briscoe, 67, of Indianola, are pending with Byas Funeral Home, Indianola. He died Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019.


Marvin Williams

Marvin Williams

GREENVILLE — Funeral arrangements for Marvin Williams, 51, of Greenville, are pending with Harris Funeral Home, Greenville. He died Monday, Dec. 2, 2019.



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Simmons & Simmons gearing up for annual toy giveaway

By JASMINE STEVERSON JSTEVERSON@DDTONLINE.COM,

The reason for the season is not lost on Simmons & Simmons, PLLC and they are making sure it won’t be lost on the Greenville and Washington County communities either.

Simmons & Simmons, PLLC is having its 11th annual Christmas Toys Giveaway beginning at 4 p.m. Dec. 18 at T.L. Weston School Gym, 901 Archer St.


Mary Brown

Mary Brown

GREENVILLE — Funeral arrangements for Mary A. Brown, 72, of Greenville, are pending with Harris Funeral Home, Greenville. She died Saturday, Nov. 16, 2019, at Delta Regional Medical Center.





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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.

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.


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.


Walter Howard Sr.

Walter Howard Sr.

Greenville - Funeral services for Walter Howard Sr., 94, of Greenville, will be held at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Greenville, Saturday April 27 at 10 a.m. Father Tom Mulley will be officiating. Visitation is from 2-5 p.m. at Byas Funeral Home, Greenville and 6-7 p.m. at Rosary.


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