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Lady Irish's historic season comes to an end

By DAVID W. HEALY,

St. Joseph Catholic School girls basketball coach Suzette Suggs looked out onto the court with nothing but pride as she watched her Fighting Irish play their final moments of the season Thursday night in St. Joe’s 54-39 loss to Claiborne (La.) in the quarterfinals of the MAIS Class AA South State Tournament at Greenville Christian School.


Leroy McDavis Sr.

Leroy McDavis Sr.

GREENVILLE — Funeral services for Leroy McDavis Sr., 79, of Greenville, will be at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 15, at Grace Fellowship, with Minister Steven and TaJuana Cantu officiating. Burial will be at Oaklawn Memorial Gardens, under the direction of Byas Funeral Home, Greenville.



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Book Buddies stepping in again to help youngsters improve literacy

By JASMINE STEVERSON JSTEVERSON@DDTONLINE.COM,

The Greenville Book Buddies Program developed by the Greenville Rotary Club is once again stepping in to improve literacy across the Mississippi Delta.

Rotary secretary and reading buddy director Richard Dattel recently announced Rotarians will tutor this year at O’Bannon Elementary School.





Joan Bagby

Joan Bagby

COVINGTON, La. — Joan Wilson Bagby, age 84, died Monday, Feb. 10, 2020, in Covington, Louisiana, after a period of protracted illness.


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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.



Numerous Easter Events held

Staff Report
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As Resurrection Sunday nears and the Easter season approaches, churches and community activities have been scheduled and the public is invited to attend. The following events were submitted to the Delta Democrat Times:

Thursday, April 18


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Lavorne Jones

Lavorne Jones

Mound Bayou – Funeral services for Lavorne L. Jones, 72, of Mound Bayou, are 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019, at First Baptist Church, Merigold. She died Jan. 26, 2019, at Bolivar Medical Center, Cleveland. Burial follows in Calvary Cemetery, Renova, under the direction of Redmon Funeral Home, Cleveland.


Life lost to gun violence

Anthony Smith has been charged with murder and possession of firearm by a convicted felon.

Greenville police officers located Tarus Dandridge, a 41 year-old black male, who was pronounced dead on the scene by emergency medical personnel and Washington County Coroner Methel Johnson.





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