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Elvridge Hollins Jr.

Elvridge Hollins Jr.

GREENVILLE — Funeral arrangements for Elvridge Hollins Jr., 73, of Greenville, are pending with Redmon Funeral Home, Greenville. He died Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020, at his home. There will be a private burial under the direction of Redmon Funeral Home, Greenville.



Larry Taylor

Larry Taylor

SHAW — Funeral arrangements for Larry Taylor, 61, of Shaw, are pending with Byas Funeral Home, Cleveland. He died Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020, at Bolivar Medical Center, Cleveland.



Leeon Leaks

Leeon Leaks

GUNNISON — Funeral arrangements for Leeon Leaks, 62, of Gunnison, are pending with Byas Funeral Home, Cleveland. He died Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020, in Horn Lake.


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Irving Ferguson

Irving Ferguson

GREENVILLE — Funeral services for Irving Ferguson, 64, of Greenville, will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 19, at Dillon Funeral Home Chapel, Leland. He passed away Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020, at the Legacy Manor Nursing Home, Greenville. 



Iva Wilson

Iva Wilson

GREENVILLE — Services for Iva Carlene Wilson, 80, of Greenville,  will start with visiting hours from noon to 1 p.m., with services immediately following at 1 p.m. Jan. 2 at Temple Baptist Church.



Dorothy Vicks

Dorothy Vicks

GREENVILLE — Funeral arrangements for Dorothy Vicks, 73, of Greenville, are pending with T.L. Redmon Funeral Home, Cleveland. She died Monday, Jan. 6, 2020, at her home.


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Engagement - Titus - Davis

Friends and relatives of Lakwanya Denise Titus and Timothy Lee Davis are invited to their wedding at 4 p.m. Saturday, June 22, 2019, at Greater Mt. Moriah MB Church, Greenville.

The bride-elect, Lakwanya Titus, is the daughter of Ruth Starkey and granddaughter of the late Gertrude W. Titus and the late Erma Dotson Sanders.



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.


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David McGarrh

David McGarrh

Greenville –  Funeral services for David Delane McGarrh, 61, are 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019, at Chesterville Baptist Church, Tupelo. He died Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2019, at North Mississippi Medical Center Inpatient Hospice, Tupelo.


Romeo Hurt

Teen arrested for shooting that injured man in store

By CATHERINE KIRK CKIRK@DDTONLINE.COM,

A teenager has been arrested and charged for a shooting this week that injured a man at a local store.

Assistant Police Chief Michael Merchant said 18-year-old Romeo Hurt, of Greenville, was identified as the suspect who shot into a store in the 900 block of St. Charles Street shortly after 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.


Walter Howard Sr.

Walter Howard Sr.

Greenville - Funeral services for Walter Howard Sr., 94, of Greenville, will be held at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Greenville, Saturday April 27 at 10 a.m. Father Tom Mulley will be officiating. Visitation is from 2-5 p.m. at Byas Funeral Home, Greenville and 6-7 p.m. at Rosary.


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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