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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.





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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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John Bentley Suares used his speed and talent to bring Generals glory

By PATRICK ERVIN,

A few years ago, the Steve Miller Band released a very fitting song that had lyrics within that were more memorable than the song’s title. “Time keeps on slippin’ slippin’ slippin into the future” is the catchy part of the song, but the song’s title, “Fly Like an Eagle” provides advice on how to best spend that time.


Semmie Crawford

Semmie Crawford

GREENVILLE — Semmie Marie Crawford, 82, homemaker, of Greenville, died Friday, Sept. 6, 2019, at her home.

She was born March 5, 1937, in Little Rock, Arkansas, the daughter of Jesse LaNier and Mary Sudduth LaNier.


Jane Watkins

Jane Watkins

WILLIAMSBURG, Va. — Funeral services for Jane Magruder Watkins, 82, of Williamsburg, Virginia, will be at 10:30 a.m. Oct. 12 at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, Indianola. She died Monday, Aug.12, 2019, in Williamsburg. Burial will follow at Indianola Cemetery.


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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