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Clara Willis

Clara Willis

RENOVA — Graveside services for Clara Mae Willis, 78, of Renova, will be at 11 a.m. June 27 at Delta Memorial Gardens, Cleveland. She died June 21, 2020, at her home. Services are under the direction of Byas Funeral Home, Cleveland.



Derrick Lewis

Derrick Lewis

ROSEDALE — Graveside services for Derrick Preshawn Lewis, 48, of Rosedale,  will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 4, at New Hope Cemetery, Rosedale, with Pastor Elnora Littleton officiating. He died Friday, June 26, 2020, at his home. Services are under the direction of Redmon Funeral Home, Greenville.


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Romeo Hurt

Teen arrested for shooting that injured man in store

By CATHERINE KIRK CKIRK@DDTONLINE.COM,

A teenager has been arrested and charged for a shooting this week that injured a man at a local store.

Assistant Police Chief Michael Merchant said 18-year-old Romeo Hurt, of Greenville, was identified as the suspect who shot into a store in the 900 block of St. Charles Street shortly after 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.



Washington County, statewide results are in, absentee ballots still being tallied

By STAFF REPORT,

Incumbents held on to each of their seats except in the District 4 supervisor vote won by Mala Brooks by a mere 13 votes over incumbent Jesse Amos. The more than 700 absentee ballots have yet to be counted in any races as of press time.

Of the 32,026 registered voters in Washington County, 11001 cast ballots in the Tuesday election.



Feds back Temple Baptist Church, Simmons stands firm on order

By JON ALVERSON JALVERSON@DDTONLINE.COM,

After fines were levied against members of Temple Baptist Church for holding a drive-in church service, the Alliance for Defending Freedom filed a civil suit in the Northern District Court of Mississippi on Good Friday, April 10.

The federal government, through the Department of Justice, issued a statement of interest Tuesday.


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Alberta Garner

Alberta Garner

INDIANOLA — Graveside services for Alberta Garner, 24, of Indianola, will be at

11 a.m. Saturday, April 18, at Riverside Memorial Gardens, Indianola, with the Rev. George Washington officiating. She died Friday, April 10, 2020. Services are under the direction of Byas Funeral Home, Indianola.


Robert Putman

Robert Putman

GREENVILLE — Funeral services for Robert Lee Putman, 64, of Greenville, will be at 11 a.m. Monday, March 2, at Harris Funeral Home, Greenville. He died Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2020, at his home.


Jolly Lyons

Jolly Lyons

INDIANOLA — Funeral services for Jolly Lyons, 55, of Indianola, will be at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 11, at Hayes Chapel at Byas Funeral Home, Indianola. He died Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2019. Burial will be at Riverside Memorial Gardens, Indianola, 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