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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.


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.




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Book Buddies stepping in again to help youngsters improve literacy

By JASMINE STEVERSON JSTEVERSON@DDTONLINE.COM,

The Greenville Book Buddies Program developed by the Greenville Rotary Club is once again stepping in to improve literacy across the Mississippi Delta.

Rotary secretary and reading buddy director Richard Dattel recently announced Rotarians will tutor this year at O’Bannon Elementary School.





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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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Lavorne Jones

Lavorne Jones

Mound Bayou – Funeral services for Lavorne L. Jones, 72, of Mound Bayou, are 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019, at First Baptist Church, Merigold. She died Jan. 26, 2019, at Bolivar Medical Center, Cleveland. Burial follows in Calvary Cemetery, Renova, under the direction of Redmon Funeral Home, Cleveland.


Life lost to gun violence

Anthony Smith has been charged with murder and possession of firearm by a convicted felon.

Greenville police officers located Tarus Dandridge, a 41 year-old black male, who was pronounced dead on the scene by emergency medical personnel and Washington County Coroner Methel Johnson.





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Obituaries

Marlon Moore BILOXI — Funeral arrangements for Marlon Darnell Moore, 50, of Biloxi, are pending... READ MORE

Weddings & Engagements

Mr. and Mrs. Jim Cowart, of Tylertown, and Mr. Billy Clifton, of Richton, announce the marriage of... READ MORE