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Our students need great teachers, we should try to keep them

By CATHERINE KIRK CKIRK@DDTONLINE.COM,

I have the utmost respect for educators as it is a career I never want to be in. Teachers, without a doubt, don’t get the credit they deserve. Not only do they sit with a class full of children who come from various backgrounds to teach them the same lessons, they also deal with the constant pressures of district and state testing.


Stoneville hosting 43rd annual African American History Program on Friday

By JASMINE STEVERSON JSTEVERSON@DDTONLINE.COM,

STONEVILLE — The United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Stoneville Area Office is hosting its 43rd annual African American History Program beginning at 11 a.m. Friday in the conference room of the Charles W. Capps Entrepreneurial Center in Stoneville.




Delta Center Stage presents ‘Little Shop of Horrors’ next week

By JASMINE STEVERSON JSTEVERSON@DDTONLINE.COM,

Whatever you do, don’t feed the plant! 

Less than a week away from opening night, “Little Shop of Horrors” presented by Delta Center Stage (DCS) is set to debut at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Jake and Freda Stein Hall at E.E. Bass Cultural Arts Center, 323 S. Main St.


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Sculptor Beckwith to present work at Greenville Arts Council for a night

By CATHERINE KIRK CKIRK@DDTONLINE.COM,

Famous for his sculpture work of public monuments and portrait busts, William “Bill” Beckwith is making his way back home to the Queen City for one night.

The Greenville Arts Council will host an evening with Beckwith, where he will present a slideshow of his work and discuss his journey of becoming a successful sculptor.


Amnesty period underway for those with outstanding warrants

By JASMINE STEVERSON JSTEVERSON@DDTONLINE.COM,

The City of Greenville’s annual amnesty period is underway.

This means those with outstanding warrants due to misdemeanors, failure to report to work center, failure to pay citations and failure to appear in court have an opportunity to pay back fines and get warrants and other penalties voided.


Joan Bagby

Joan Bagby

COVINGTON, La. — Joan Wilson Bagby, age 84, died Monday, Feb. 10, 2020, in Covington, Louisiana, after a period of protracted illness.




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Local teen charged in uncle’s stabbing death

By CATHERINE KIRK CKIRK@DDTONLINE.COM,

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.


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Man arrested, charged for Friday night shooting that left 1 dead, 1 injured

By CATHERINE KIRK CKIRK@DDTONLINE.COM,

A man has been charged with murder for a shooting that left one man dead and another in critical condition.

At 11:30 p.m. Friday, officers with the Greenville Police Department were dispatched to the 300 block of West Alexander Street in reference to two shot people.


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City residents to pay for trash pickup starting in October

By KELLY BENFORD KBENFORD@DDTONLINE.COM,

Monday’s Greenville City Council special budget session sparked a voting difference between the council members about charging for trash pickup.

The City of Greenville, compared to other cities throughout the Delta, has never charged to pick up trash in the city, but that’s about to change. 


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.


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.



David McGarrh

David McGarrh

Greenville –  Funeral services for David Delane McGarrh, 61, are 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019, at Chesterville Baptist Church, Tupelo. He died Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2019, at North Mississippi Medical Center Inpatient Hospice, Tupelo.


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