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DUNCAN — Funeral arrangements for Jacob Johnson, 70, of Duncan, are pending with Byas Funeral Home, Cleveland. He died Friday, July 3, 2020, at Oakgrove Nursing Home, Duncan.
GREENVILLE — Graveside services for Eva Faye Robinson, 75, of Greenville, were held Tuesday, July 7, at Harris Funeral Home, Greenville. She died Saturday, June 13, 2020, at Delta Regional Medical Center.
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The Delta Democrat-Times staff asked people what their Fourth of July plans are this year and what the holiday means to them. This is what they said:
Mark Howell, of Greenville:
Gil Worth Sr.
Special to the DD-T
The 1965 high school football season was my first year working as a referee rather than a head linemen or a field judge. The officials all met in a meeting room at the high school in Indianola on a hot August afternoon.
On Tuesday, the Greenville Public School District (GPSD) announced an Em Boyd Elementary School employee tested positive for Coronavirus (COVID-19).
In light of this information, Em Boyd, 1021 S. Colorado St., will close immediately.
Superintendent Dr. Debra Dace said the district shares its concerns about coronavirus.
Greenville City Council Member Bill Boykin, who suffered a stroke in March, has presented the Greenville City Council with a letter announcing his intention to resign his position.
Ward 3 has not had representation on the council as Boykin has been unable to attend meetings since the stroke.
At the Washington Washington County Board of Supervisors’ first meeting of the new year, both the county engineer and county attorney were replaced after a motion was made by the board’s newest addition, Mala Brooks.
A teenager was handed a half million dollar bond this week after his arrest for the murder of a man who was found dead in his home after a house fire.
Officers with the Greenville Police Department arrested 17-year-old Augusta Stribling on Friday and charged him with capital murder for the death of Charles Bowman.
The 2019 St. Joseph Homecoming Maids are Emma Kate Threet, from left, Avery Cole, Cha'Koriea Holmes, Mary Michael Mahlitc, Ashanti Brown, Skyler Triplett, Skylar Harden, Morgan Powers, and Lori Ann Hughes. St. Joseph plays Bayou Academy at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 18, for their Homecoming.
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PASS CHRISTIAN, Miss. (AP) — A man reported missing in Mississippi has been identified as a drowning victim.
GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) — A grand jury in Mississippi has cleared sheriff's deputies who shot and killed a man last year.
News outlets reported a grand jury found Harrison County sheriff's deputies acted appropriately when they shot and killed Ernie Joseph Lizana in Gulfport on Feb. 5, 2018.
ITTA BENA — Funeral arrangements for James Beverly, 63, of Itta Bena, are pending with Byas Funeral Home, Indianola. He died Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2020, at Greenwood Leflore Hospital, Greenwood.
MOSS POINT, Miss. (AP) — Authorities said they are searching for a 42-year-old man suspected of faking his death to avoid charges in Mississippi, where he is accused of raping and impregnating his 14-year-old stepdaughter.