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6 people shot over Independence Day weekend

By CATHERINE KIRK CKIRK@DDTONLINE.COM,

The Greenville Police Department is seeking the public’s help to find the people responsible for two shootings that left six people injured over the Fourth of July weekend.

At 4:03 p.m. July 4, officers with the Greenville Police Department were dispatched to King Stop, 207 Highway 1 N., in reference to two shot people.


BOS set fine for those caught not wearing masks in county

By JASMINE STEVERSON JSTEVERSON@DDTONLINE.COM,

A $250 fine for failure to wear a mask or a nose and mouth covering will soon be signed into order, per the Washington County Board of Supervisors.

The order was decided by a vote of 3-2 with BOS president Carl McGee and vice president Lee Gordon voting opposed in the motion made by District 4 Supervisor Mala Brooks.


Greenville City Council enters order requiring face coverings, effective immediately

By SUBMITTED ARTICLE,

Today, the Greenville City Council called a special call meeting to discuss the urgency in requiring masks and/or face coverings after a recent surge in COVID-19 cases. Washington County reached an increase of over 200 COVID-19 cases within fourteen days.


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Greenville police seek public’s help after man found dead in vacant lot

By CATHERINE KIRK CKIRK@DDTONLINE.COM,

Local police are investigating the death of a man whose body was found lying in a vacant lot Tuesday morning.

Assistant Police Chief Michael Merchant said officers with the Greenville Police Department were dispatched at about 6:30 a.m. Tuesday for a welfare concern call.


Hebrew Union Temple to honor history at Hanukkah celebration

By CATHERINE KIRK CKIRK@DDTONLINE.COM,

The Mississippi Delta’s Jewish population may be small, but the heart of their annual Hanukkah celebration is not.

“It’s a festive luncheon,” said Rabbi Debra Kassoff of the Hebrew Union Temple in Greenville. Hanukkah this year starts at sunset Dec. 22 and ends at nightfall Dec. 30. 




Clown, Matson to tell history of Crazy Horse through book at Winterville Mounds

By JASMINE STEVERSON JSTEVERSON@DDTONLINE.COM,

Crazy Horse — a name that carries with it more than mere fame, but actual pride and a historical significance. 

To unpack that historical significance will be Crazy Horse family elder Floyd Clown Sr. along with author William Matson, who together, authored, “Crazy Horse: The Lakota Warrior’s Life and Legacy.”


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Lizzie King

Shaw- Services are pending with Byas Funeral Home, of Cleveland, for Lizzie King, 68, of Shaw.

She died at UMMC in Jackson Jan. 22 and will be buried under the direction of Byas Funeral Home, Cleveland.


Grace Gilder

Grace Gilder

NAPLES, Fla. — Grace Brooks Gilder, 83, of Naples Florida, passed away Monday, Sept. 30, 2019, with family by her side at Vitas Healthcare Facility in Naples.



Delbera Gaines

Delbera Gaines

INDIANOLA — Memorial services for Delbera Gaines, 68, of Indianola, will be at 10 a.m. Monday, Oct. 28, at Hayes Chapel of Byas Funeral Home, Indianola, with Bro. J.C. Owens officiating. She died Monday, Oct. 14, 2019. Services are under the direction of Byas Funeral Home, Indianola.


Brenda Kay McMillen

Brenda Kay McMillen
Leland - Funeral services for Brenda Kay McMillen Ellenburg, 63, of Leland will be at 11 a.m., Wednesday, May 1 at Boone Funeral Home, Greenville.  She died Monday, April 29 at her home.  Burial will be in Beulah Cemetery under the direction of Boone Funeral Home, Greenville.


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