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MADISON — Graveside services for Melvin Griffin, 61, of Madison, were held Friday at Westlawn Cemetery, Cleveland, with District Leader Elder Anthony G. Russell officiating. He died July 24, 2020, at St. Dominic Hospital, Jackson.
METCALFE — Funeral arrangements for Isiah Murray, 76, of Metcalfe, are pending with Sanders-Byas Funeral Home, Hollandale. He died July 26, 2020.
GREENVILLE — Funeral arrangements for Eddie Pittman, 66, of Greenville, are pending with Harris Funeral Home, Greenville. He died July 29, 2020, at his home.
Greenville Renaissance Scholars announced today it received a grant for $8,000 from Bayer Fund, which will be used to create and implement a comprehensive STEM program for rising 8th and 9th graders across Washington County.
INDIANOLA — Ruby Lee Jarmon was born April 11, 1941, in Indianola, to the late David Lee Jarmon and Lola Bell Anderson. Ruby transitioned unto eternal rest Wednesday, July 8, 2020, at Parkland Hospital in Dallas, Texas.
The Delta Democrat-Times editorial staff took home numerous awards at the most recent Better Newspaper Contest hosted by the Mississippi Press Association for the 2019 contest year.
Delta Regional Medical Center has established a COVID-19 Results Line for anyone who has been tested at a DRMC location. The hours are from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday and the number is 662-379-0434.
DRMC is also holding free COVID-19 testing in the hospital's ER parking lot. Testing is performed from 1-5 p.m. Monday-Friday.
It is 9 o’clock in the morning on Friday, July 10, and, right now, I am not optimistic we will have high school sports this fall.
Mr. and Mrs. Angie and Kelly Saxton, of Belzoni, announce the engagement of their daughter, Tori Parkerson, to Jay Downs.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Martha and Jackie Gunter, of Greenville, Jean Pohlman and the late Bob Pohlman, and Frances Saxton and the late Sam Saxton.
Sometime since Thursday of last week, vandals got on to the property at Warfield Point Park and caused an estimated $30,000 in damage to the electrical system.
“It looks like a clean cut,” Donald Davis, building and grounds director at Warfield Point Park, said. “They looked to be stealing copper.”
An officer with the Greenville Police Department has been fired for using excessive force during an arrest Thursday afternoon.
Parishioners ticketed for holding a drive-in service April 8 at Temple Baptist Church will not have to pay the $500 fine issued in violation of Greenville Mayor Errick Simmons’ executive order restricting indoor and drive-in church gatherings due to the coronavirus pandemic.
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.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Police are looking for a suspect in a shooting death at a Mississippi nightclub.
News outlets reported the shooting happened around 1 a.m. Sunday at a club in Jackson.
Mississippi State center Teaira McCowan (15) shoots behind Texas A&M center Ciera Johnson (40) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Sunday, Feb. 17, 2019, in College Station, Texas. (AP Photo/Michael Wyke)
The Greenville Park Commission's 11-and-under team, coached by Rodney Quinn, competed in the 2020 Junior NBA MLK 3-on-3 tourney in Memphis, Tennessee. The team went undefeated throughout pool play and playoff rounds. They then went on to compete in the championship game and were victorious.
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Mound Bayou - Funeral services for Dollie L. Harris, 59, of Mound Bayou, are pending with TL Redmon Funeral Home, Cleveland.
She passed at her residence in Mound Bayou on May 9 and will be buried under the direction of TL Redmon Funeral Home, Cleveland.
CNN's Chris Cuomo discusses President Trump's lack of condemnation for those who hire undocumented workers despite his argument about undocumented immigrants in the US.