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Veterans Stand Down, Veterans Day Parade approaching, help needed

By CATHERINE KIRK CKIRK@DDTONLINE.COM,


The 2019 Delta Veterans Stand Down is only a few days away, and organizers are seeking volunteers to assist at the event.

Gulf Coast Veterans Advocacy Council co-chairman Kenny Magee said while financial donations are welcomed and highly appreciated, they need food and volunteers to assist the veterans.



William Crocker

William Crocker

SHELBY — Funeral arrangements for William Crocker, 75, of Shelby, are pending with Byas Funeral Home, Cleveland. He died Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019, at Methodist University, Memphis, Tennessee.



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Winterville Mounds gearing up for Native American Days

By JASMINE STEVERSON JSTEVERSON@DDTONLINE.COM,


The annual Native American Days at the Winterville Mounds, an always exciting event for Washington County youth, is quickly approaching.

The three-day event presents an exhilarating opportunity for students to learn about Native American life through crafts, pottery, basket-making, dancing and more. 



Delta Tailgating Festival returning for a fourth year

By KELLY BENFORD KBENFORD@DDTONLINE.COM,

The Washington County Alumni Association for Mississippi Valley State University (MVSU) is getting in gear to host the fourth annual Delta Tailgating Festival.

The free event, which will feature live music and vendors, is set to run from 3-10 p.m. Oct. 12 in Stein Mart Square in downtown Greenville.


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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.


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