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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.
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.
Eric Edwards Jr.
INDIANOLA — Graveside services for Eric Edwards Jr., 11, of Indianola, will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 13, at Riverside Memorial Gardens, Indianola. He died May 27, 2020. Services are under the direction of Byas Funeral Home, Indianola.
BAY ST. LOUIS — Yancy Leon Pogue, 67, of Bay St. Louis, died March 6, 2020, to join those he loves in an eternal embrace.
GREENVILLE — Funeral arrangements for Jacqueline Foster, 58, of Greenville, are pending with Byas Funeral Home, Greenville. She died June 28, 2020.
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.
BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — More than three dozen ambassadors from countries on four continents are on the Mississippi Gulf Coast.
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)
GREENVILLE — Michael David Prine, 63, of Greenville, passed away Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020, at University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson.
STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Freshman forward Naz Reid tied a career high with 29 points, including a 3-pointer with 15 seconds left, to lift No. 21 LSU over Mississippi State 92-88 in overtime Wednesday night.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A former mayor who was the Democratic nominee for Mississippi governor in 2011 is now running for secretary of state.