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Dorothy Roy

Dorothy Roy

GREENVILLE — Funeral services for Dorothy W. Roy, 72, of Greenville, were held Saturday, Feb. 29, at Mount Ararat MB Church, Greenville. She died Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020, at Delta Regional Medical Center.

Richard Warren

Richard Warren

GREENVILLE — Funeral services for Richard Warren, 72, of Greenville, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 7, at Vessels of Mercy, with the Rev. Tommy Benson officiating. He died Friday, Feb. 28, 2020. Burial will be at Greenlawn Cemetery, under the direction of Byas Funeral Home, Greenville.


Numerous Easter Events held

Staff Report

As Resurrection Sunday nears and the Easter season approaches, churches and community activities have been scheduled and the public is invited to attend. The following events were submitted to the Delta Democrat Times:

Thursday, April 18

Romeo Hurt

Teen arrested for shooting that injured man in store


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.



Mr. and Mrs. Angie and Kelly Saxton, of Belzoni, announce the engagement of their daughter, Tori Parkerson, to Jay Downs.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Martha and Jackie Gunter, of Greenville, Jean Pohlman and the late Bob Pohlman, and Frances Saxton and the late Sam Saxton.

Lawyer famous for acquittals to defend Nissan ex-chair Ghosn

In this June 27, 2012, photo, lawyer Junichiro Hironaka speaks at press cub of courthouse in Tokyo. Hironaka, a defense lawyer famous for winning innocent verdicts in a legal system where 99 percent of the cases result in convictions, has been hired to defend Nissan Motor Co.'s former chairman Carlos Ghosn on Wednesday, Feb.