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Alfred Hinton Sr.
GREENVILLE — Graveside services for Alfred “Big Buck” Hinton Sr., 74, of Greenville, will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 17, at Delta Memorial Gardens, Greenville, with Larry Benford officiating. He died Wednesday, June 10, 2020. Services are under the direction of Redmon Funeral Home, Greenville.
The Delta Democrat-Times staff asked people what their Fourth of July plans are this year and what the holiday means to them. This is what they said:
Mark Howell, of Greenville:
An employee of the Washington County Justice Court has tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19).
Therefore, offices of the Washington County Justice Court will be closed until further notice.
All basketball courts, baseball fields and playgrounds run by the city of Greenville will remain closed until at least June 1.
Carter Moore Jr.
MILWAUKEE — Carter Lee Moore Jr., 70, died Monday, April 27, 2020, in Milwaukee. Graveside Services were held Tuesday, May 19, 2020, at the Oakridge Cemetery, Hollandale, with the Rev. Tracy Moore officiating. Arrangements were under the direction of Walker Funeral Home, Rolling Fork.
I never got a chance to see Michael Jordan play basketball, but I did get a chance to see him play baseball. And, for a young sports obsessed boy growing up in my generation, any chance to see His Airness up close and in person was considered a true privilege.
INDIANOLA — Graveside services for Ralph Lane, 60, of Indianola, will be at noon Saturday, June 13, at Riverside Memorial Gardens, Indianola, with the Rev. C.W. Ray officiating. He died Monday, June 8, 2020. Services are under the direction of Byas Funeral Home, Indianola.
The Greenville Parks and Recreation Department announced Monday that they are now in Phase 2 in the reopening of its city parks.
Below are the following guidelines for Phase 2:
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%.
A 64 year-old black male was shot Saturday night in the 400th block of Sunflower Street, near Doe’s Eat Place, Greenville. Just before 11 p.m. the Greenville Police Department responded to a call in reference to a shot person, whose name is being held pending family notification.
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.
Quality assurance of the 2019 elections is on the minds of Washington County Board of Supervisors and the Election Commission, who have contracted for services to review any errors that may be lurking in the system and address specific concerns.