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Our students need great teachers, we should try to keep them

By CATHERINE KIRK CKIRK@DDTONLINE.COM,

I have the utmost respect for educators as it is a career I never want to be in. Teachers, without a doubt, don’t get the credit they deserve. Not only do they sit with a class full of children who come from various backgrounds to teach them the same lessons, they also deal with the constant pressures of district and state testing.


Stoneville hosting 43rd annual African American History Program on Friday

By JASMINE STEVERSON JSTEVERSON@DDTONLINE.COM,

STONEVILLE — The United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Stoneville Area Office is hosting its 43rd annual African American History Program beginning at 11 a.m. Friday in the conference room of the Charles W. Capps Entrepreneurial Center in Stoneville.




Delta Center Stage presents ‘Little Shop of Horrors’ next week

By JASMINE STEVERSON JSTEVERSON@DDTONLINE.COM,

Whatever you do, don’t feed the plant! 

Less than a week away from opening night, “Little Shop of Horrors” presented by Delta Center Stage (DCS) is set to debut at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Jake and Freda Stein Hall at E.E. Bass Cultural Arts Center, 323 S. Main St.


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Mark Winters

Mark Winters

GREENVILLE — Funeral arrangements for Mark L. Winters, 43, of Greenville, are pending with Harris Funeral Home, Greenville. He died Saturday, Feb. 1, 2020, at Delta Regional Medical Center.



Brandon Lofton

Brandon Lofton

GREENVILLE — Funeral arrangements for Brandon Byron Lofton, 53, of Greenville, are pending with Brown-McCullum and Lewis Mortuary Services, Leland. He died Thursday, Jan. 30, 2020, at Delta Regional Medical Center, Greenville. Viewing will be from 2-5 p.m. Friday, Feb. 7, at the funeral home.


Yolanda Moore

Yolanda Moore

INDIANOLA — Funeral arrangements for Yolanda Moore, 40, of Indianola, are pending with Byas Funeral Home, Indianola. She died Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2020, at South Sunflower County Hospital, Indianola.


Calvin Wilkins

Calvin Wilkins

CHICAGO — Calvin Wayne Wilkins, 61, of Chicago, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020, at AMITA Health Adventist Health Care, Chicago. Calvin, originally from Greenville, was born Aug. 14, 1958.


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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.


Charter School application in process for new Greenville school

By JERI BORST JBORST@DDTONLINE.COM,
An effort to provide an additional education option is underway in Greenville as preparations to apply for a charter school license have been made.
Reggie Whitley has started the process of creating a charter school, Relentless Preparatory Academy, with the Mississippi Department of Education Authorizing Board.


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Linda Ware

Linda Ware

GREENVILLE —  Linda Ann Ware, 72, homemaker, of Greenville, died Friday, Nov. 29, 2019, at her home. Visitation was from 1-2 p.m. Dec. 1, at Mortimer Funeral Home with funeral services immediately following. Interment was at Greenville Cemetery, under the direction of Mortimer Funeral Home, Greenville.



Mary Haynes

Mary Haynes

GREENVILLE — Funeral arrangements for Mary M. Haynes, 91, of Greenville, are pending with Redmon Funeral Home, Greenville. She died Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019, at Mississippi Care Center.



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