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Christine Williams

Christine Williams

INDIANOLA — Graveside services for Christine Johnson Williams, 96, of Indianola, will be at 11 a.m. Friday, July 3, at Riverside Memorial Gardens. She died Sunday, June 28, 2020, in Byram. Services are under the direction of Byas Funeral Home, Indianola.


Larry Hunt

Larry Hunt

MOORHEAD — Graveside services for Larry Dorsey Hunt, 34, of Moorhead, will be at 11 a.m. Friday, July 3, at Pineridge Memorial Gardens, Moorhead, with the Rev. George Hollands officiating. He died Tuesday, June 23, 2020. Visitation will be from 10-11 a.m. Friday at Byas Funeral Home, Indianola.


Henrene Taylor

Henrene Taylor

ANGUILLA — Funeral arrangements for Henrene Taylor, 53, of Anguilla, are pending with Walker Funeral Home, Rolling Fork. He died Tuesday, June 30, 2020, at the University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson.




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DCS postpones summer youth musical, making plans for short plays

By CATHERINE KIRK CKIRK@DDTONLINE.COM,

Plans for the summer youth musical at Delta Center Stage have had to be postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Delta Center Stage Executive Director Tim Bixler said the initial plans to produce Disney’s “Frozen Jr.” have been indefinitely postponed as there is not enough consensus on what is considered safe regarding crowd size.


Mars Food evolving Uncle Ben’s brand in light of social equality

By JASMINE STEVERSON JSTEVERSON@DDTONLINE.COM,

 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.



Arthur Weeks Jr.

Arthur Weeks Jr.

LELAND — “For I am now ready to be offered, and the time of my  departure is at hand.  I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith.”


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Louis Taylor

Louis Taylor

GREENVILLE — Louis Eddly Taylor, 85, of Greenville, died Friday, June 26, 2020, at Delta Regional Medical Center.  

Louis was born April 9, 1935, the son of Curtis Levon Taylor and Elsie Eudale Wells. He retired from the United States Air Force as Mechanic. 


Kentarius Lewis

Kentarius Lewis

LELAND — Graveside services for Kentarius D. “Pie-Joe” Lewis, 23, of Leland, will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, July 5, at Sisters of Charity Cemetery, Elizabeth. He died Sunday, June 28, 2020, in Leland. Visitation will be from 2-4 p.m. Friday, July 3, at T.L. Redmon Funeral Home, Cleveland.



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Mississippi editorial roundup

Recent editorials from Mississippi newspapers:

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Feb. 11

The Daily Leader on a school safety bill:

It is hard to imagine schools preparing for an active shooter the way they do for other disasters like tornadoes and earthquakes. But that is the world we live in now.



Artis McCurry

Artis McCurry

JACKSON — Graveside services for Artis McCurry, 91, of Jackson, will be at 11 a.m. Friday, April 17, at Riverside Memorial Gardens, Indianola, with Elder Elijah Walker officiating. He died Friday, March 27, 2020. Services are under the direction of Byas Funeral Home, Indianola.



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Weddings & Engagements

Mr. and Mrs. Jim Cowart, of Tylertown, and Mr. Billy Clifton, of Richton, announce the marriage of... READ MORE