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Abbie Edwards

Abbie Edwards

PHOENIX — Funeral arrangements for Abbie Edwards, 64, of Phoenix and formerly of Indianola, are pending with Byas Funeral Home, Indianola. He died Thursday, Oct. 3, 2019, in Scottsdale, Arizona.


Willie Ousley

Willie Ousley

DREW — Funeral arrangements for Willie Ousley, 57, of Drew, are pending with Byas Funeral Home, Ruleville. He died Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019, at North Sunflower Medical Center, Ruleville.


Anthony Windom

Anthony Windom

GREENVILLE — Funeral arrangements for Anthony Windom, 46, of Greenville, are pending with Walker Funeral Home, Rolling Fork.




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Hollandale’s Sam Chatmon Blues Festival kicks off in less than a week

By JASMINE STEVERSON JSTEVERSON@DDTONLINE.COM,

HOLLANDALE — As festival season carries on, people in Hollandale are looking to keep the Delta blues merriment going with the annual Sam Chatmon Blues Festival.

Free to the public, this musically jammed packed event is being held for a 23rd time and folks are plenty excited.


Thousands feel ‘the blues’ at MACE’s 42nd annual festival

By KELLY BENFORD KBENFORD@DDTONLINE.COM,

The Mississippi Delta heat didn’t stop festival goers from making their way to the Queen City this weekend to get a taste of the blues. 

The 42nd annual Mississippi Delta Blues and Heritage Festival drew about 10,000 people to the Washington County Convention Center fairgrounds Saturday. 


The abused don’t have to stay

When a story of domestic abuse comes to light, the average person’s gut reaction is typically, “Why don’t they just leave?”

What may seem like an obviously simple solution to those who have never been in that situation is anything but.

This week, a Greenville woman died after police say she was attacked by her boyfriend.




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