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HOLLANDALE — Funeral services for Dorothy Young, 72, of Hollandale, will be at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, July 11, at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, July 11, at Oaklawn Cemetery. She died July 6, 2020. Services are under the direction of Byas Funeral Home, Greenville.
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INDIANOLA — Graveside services for Maple Wright, 81, of Indianola, were held Wednesday, July 8, at Indianola City Cemetery. She died June 28, 2020, at South Sunflower County Hospital, Indianola. Services were under the direction of Dillon Funeral Home, Indianola.
Beginning from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. on Thursday, the Mayor’s Health Council, with the help of Vessels of Mercy Health Team, will be hosting a free mask give-away at the Headquarters Fire Station, 532 Central St.
The event is supported by the Mississippi Department of Health and the Mississippi Delta Health Collaborative.
Mars Food North America, a well noted fixture in the American food industry, made the decision last week to evolve the Uncle Ben’s brand in light of social equality.
Mars Food on June 17 announced its decision to evolve the Uncle Ben’s brand, but details are still being determined.
Elijah Moore, a former head football coach at Greenville High School and a man who spent more than 60 years coaching and teaching Greenville children, died Tuesday at the age of 88. Funeral arrangements are pending.
LELAND — A new batch of ducklings are awaiting their turn to join the other ducks along Deer Creek.
Leland resident Kenner Patton has spent the past month raising more than 50 baby Pekin ducks.
SHAW — Patricia Lynn McNutt Trice, 47, of Shaw, passed away Saturday, May 30, 2020, at her home.
Preston Henderson and Bailey Peyton both had a night to remember Monday night in the opening day of baseball at the Delta Sportsplex.
VICKSBURG — Gilda Fae McCool Shurden Miller died Thursday, June 25, 2020, at the Merit Health River Region Medical Center in Vicksburg. She was 84.
She was preceded in death by her immediate family, including her parents, two husbands, and her only two children.
Los Angeles Chargers general manager Tom Telesco speaks during a press conference at the NFL football scouting combine in Indianapolis, Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — A new elementary school in a north Mississippi city will bear a historic name.
The Oxford school board has voted to call a new campus Central Elementary School.
Missouri guard Sophie Cunningham (3) looks for an open teammate while Mississippi State guard Jordan Danberry (24) defends during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019, in Starkville, Miss. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Kentucky coach John Calipari would love to have Reid Travis hounding players at Tennessee on Saturday, but he suspects that won't be the case.