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Arthur Cotton

Arthur Cotton

GREENVILLE — Graveside services for Arthur Lee Cotton, 82, of Greenville, were held Saturday at Holly Ridge Cemetery, Holly Ridge. He died Monday, May 11, 2020, at Delta Regional Medical Center. Services are under the direction of Harris Funeral Home, Greenville.


Alvin Harbour

Alvin Harbour

INDIANOLA — Graveside services for Alvin H. Harbour, 70, of Indianola, will be at noon Wednesday, May 27, at Riverside Memorial Gardens, Indianola. He died Saturday, May 16, 2020. Services are under the direction of Byas Funeral Home, Indianola.


Now open:  Spectators welcomes visitors to enjoy new outdoor patio

By DAVID W. HEALY AND JASMINE STEVERSON DHEALY@DDTONLINE.COM JSTEVERSON@DDTONLINE.COM,

Like all restaurants and bars throughout the region, Spectators Pub and Eatery went through lean times once the coronavirus pandemic hit. But, the establishment, located at 139 S. Walnut St., recently opened with many new improvements. 


Dorothy Matthews

Dorothy Matthews

GREENVILLE — A graveside service for Mrs. Dorothy Sue Matthews, 82, of Greenville, were at 1:30 p.m. Monday, May 25, at Scotland Baptist Church Cemetery, Winona, with the Rev. John Jacks officiating. She passed away Thursday, May 21, 2020, at Delta Regional Medical Center Greenville.


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Greenville mayor rescinds church citations; ordinance remains intact

By JON ALVERSON JALVERSON@DDTONLINE.COM,

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.


Police investigate human remains found on Christmas Day

By CATHERINE KIRK CKIRK@DDTONLINE.COM,

Greenville police are investigating the remains of a human body discovered on Christmas Day.

Officers with the Greenville Police Department got a call from a concerned resident shortly after 4 p.m. Wednesday about human remains found in a wooded area in the 700 block of Clay Street. A firearm was also found next to the body.



Parkerson-Downs

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.


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Washington County, statewide results are in, absentee ballots still being tallied

By STAFF REPORT,

Incumbents held on to each of their seats except in the District 4 supervisor vote won by Mala Brooks by a mere 13 votes over incumbent Jesse Amos. The more than 700 absentee ballots have yet to be counted in any races as of press time.

Of the 32,026 registered voters in Washington County, 11001 cast ballots in the Tuesday election.



Charter School application in process for new Greenville school

By JERI BORST JBORST@DDTONLINE.COM,
An effort to provide an additional education option is underway in Greenville as preparations to apply for a charter school license have been made.
Reggie Whitley has started the process of creating a charter school, Relentless Preparatory Academy, with the Mississippi Department of Education Authorizing Board.

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