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HOLLANDALE — Funeral services for Dorothy Young, 72, of Hollandale, will be at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, July 11, at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, July 11, at Oaklawn Cemetery. She died July 6, 2020. Services are under the direction of Byas Funeral Home, Greenville.
TUPELO — Funeral services for Carolyn Mangialardi Campbell, 80, were held Monday, July 6, at 11 a.m. at Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church, Carroll County. She died Thursday, July 2, 2020, at North Mississippi Medical Center, Tupelo.
Work won’t be starting anytime soon on the Anse Dees Highway 82 Greenville Bypass, but it will happen sooner than a normal project of this type.
As the sports editor of the Delta Democrat-Times, I spend half of my time with white people and half of my time with black people.
My life has not really changed much in the last few weeks, when I go around town and interact with people. I try, yet fail at times, to treat everyone I meet with respect and kindness.
Delta Center Stage is postponing its planned summer opening to the week of July 16-19.
The opening was set for this week.
“We are pushing the dates back a few weeks as a safety issue,” said Delta Center Stage Executive Director Tim Bixler.
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.”
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.
An officer with the Greenville Police Department has been fired for using excessive force during an arrest Thursday afternoon.
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.
St. Joseph Catholic School soccer star Cliff Courtney is good at computers.
His is so good, in fact, that he recently put together his own computer system. It took a lot of time and patience, but he stuck with it and eventually got the job done.
CLEVELAND — Funeral arrangements for Heide Blue-Lewis, 39, of Cleveland, are pending with Bush Funeral Services, Leland. She died Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020, at Bolivar Medical Center, Cleveland.
Joe Robinson III
GREENVILLE — Funeral arrangements for Joe Robinson III, 49, of Greenville, are pending with Harris Funeral Home, Greenville. He died Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2020, at his home.
CLARKSDALE — O’Bannon High School football coach Lynn Lang kept telling his players that if they keep working hard and doing the right things that eventually good things would come the Greenwaves’ way.
GREENVILLE — Funeral arrangements for Jerome Jackson, 57, of Greenville, are pending with Byas Funeral Home, Greenville. He died Sunday, May 3, 2020.