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Michael Prine

Michael Prine

GREENVILLE — Michael David Prine, 63, of Greenville, passed away Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020, at University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson.



Donna Johnson

Donna Johnson

GREENVILLE — Funeral arrangements for Donna Faye Johnson, 57, of Greenville, are pending with Byas Funeral Home, Greenville. She died Monday, Jan. 20, 2020.


Kamillea Watson

Kamillea Watson

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Funeral arrangements for Kamillea L.D. Watson, 32, of Memphis, Tennessee, and formerly of Mound Bayou, are pending with T.L. Redmon Funeral Home, Cleveland. She died Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020, at Methodist South Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee.


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Concerned residents on agenda to address BOS at Tuesday meeting

By JASMINE STEVERSON JSTEVERSON@DDTONLINE.COM,

Concerned residents of Washington County are planning to be present at Tuesday’s Washington County Board of Supervisors meeting to discuss some recent appointments made at the first meeting of year.  

For those who would like to speak, concerned residents have been added to the agenda to address the board at 9:30 a.m.



BOS denies motion to reconsider appointment after locals voice concerns at Tuesday’s meeting

By JASMINE STEVERSON JSTEVERSON@DDTONLINE.COM,

Monday’s Washington County Board of Supervisors meeting brought in a large influx of residents who, in order to be accommodated comfortably, had to join the board in one of the courtrooms instead of the usual supervisors’ chambers.


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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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Willie Spurlock Jr.

Willie Spurlock Jr.

INDIANOLA — Funeral arrangements for Willie Spurlock Jr., 72, of Indianola, are pending with Byas Funeral Home, Indianola. He died Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019, at South Sunflower County Hospital, Indianola.


Thomas Barr

Washington School’s Thomas Barr has been named the Planters Bank Player of the Week. Barr, a midfielder, scored two goals in the Generals 5-0 home victory over Bayou Academy Wednesday. 


Annielie Crawley

Annielie Crawley

MADISON — Annielie “Lee” Walsh Crawley, 85, of Madison, peacefully passed away Monday, Aug. 26, 2019, at Hospice Ministries, Ridgeland, after an extended illness.


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