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MEMPHIS — Dr. Barry Elmo Gerald, of Memphis, passed away peacefully, at home surrounded by family, on Monday, Jan. 6, 2020. He was 85.
MOORHEAD — Funeral services for Alberta Robertson, 68, of Moorhead, will be at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 18, at Swan Lake MB Church, Moorhead. She died Monday, Jan. 6, 2020. Burial will be at Swan Lake MB Church Cemetery, Moorhead, under the direction of Byas Funeral Home, Indianola.
Most people have a particular Christmas story they enjoy revisiting every year. My favorite story, however, isn’t about Santa Claus, a magical snowman or flying reindeer. Mine is a World War II story of a Canadian soldier who was captured Christmas Day 1941 while stationed in China and wound up a Japanese Prisoner-of-War for four years.
All of the city’s community recycling bins will soon be rid of due to grant funds for the bins being exhausted.
Kathy Avis of OmniSource/Steel Dynamics Inc., said she anticipates the city’s four bins will be completely removed by Thursday at the latest.
Dillon Johnson and Trey Benson, two best friends who play football for the St. Joseph Catholic School football team, made it official Wednesday as they both signed college scholarships to play college football at the highest level.
In observance of the Christmas holiday, trash pick up schedules and city hall hours of operation will be affected in Washington County towns and municipalities.
Greenville City Hall will be closed on Tuesday, Christmas Eve, and Wednesday, Christmas Day.
City Hall will resume its regular hours Thursday.
Washington County resident and Washington School graduate Jackson Saulter, 19, died after a tree fell on his home as a result of severe storm winds that pushed through the region late Wednesday night.
Washington County Sheriff Department Assistant Chief Deputy Percy Miles said they received the call at approximately 11 p.m.
Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Adron Belk II of Greenwood announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Merritt Montgomery Belk of Greenwood, to Zachary Ryan Harris of Greenville, son of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Harris of Greenville.
In the Washington County Primaries, there were no upsets of sitting elected officials. Incumbent, and unopposed Circuit Clerk Barbara Esters-Parker garnered the highest vote total of 5,066. The largest margin in a contested race went to Sheriff Milton Gaston at 4,488 votes or 83.42%.
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.
Auburn guard J'Von McCormick (12) shoots while being defended by Georgia forward Derek Ogbeide (34) during an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019, in Athens, Ga. (Joshua L. Jones/Athens Banner-Herald via AP)
In this Friday, Feb 15, 2019 photo, a worker puts some final touches on the diorama that is part of the Atlanta Cyclorama display at the Atlanta History Center on Friday, Feb 15, 2019, in Atlanta.
Ross Dye Jr.
CLEVELAND — Funeral services for Ross L. “Kool Laid” Dye Jr., 31, of Cleveland, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 28, at St. Paul MB Church, Cleveland. He died Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2019, at Bolivar Medical Center, Cleveland, under the direction of T.L. Redmon Funeral Home, Cleveland.
Emilyn Dearman competes in the shot put part of the pentathlon during USA Track and Field Indoor Championships, Friday, Feb. 22, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Adam Hunger)
Walking the halls of O’Bannon High School you couldn’t mention girls basketball without thinking about head coach Lindsey Rucker.
Throughout the years Rucker has coached many different Lady Waves basketball teams.