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Natasha Edwards

Natasha Edwards

ARCOLA — Funeral arrangements for Natasha Edwards, 37, of Arcola, are pending with Sanders-Byas Funeral Home, Hollandale. She died Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019, at Delta Regional Medical Center, Greenville.


Nathaniel Brown Jr.

Nathaniel Brown Jr.

BELZONI — Funeral arrangements for Nathaniel Brown Jr., 73, of Belzoni, are pending with Byas Funeral Home, Belzoni. He died Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2019, in Humphreys County.


Demetric Harris

Demetric Harris

RULEVILLE — Funeral arrangements for Demetric L. Harris, 40, of Ruleville, are pending with Byas Funeral Home, Ruleville. He died Sunday, Nov. 3, 2019, at his home.


Virginia London

Virginia London

ROLLING FORK — Funeral arrangements for Virginia London, 96, of Rolling Fork, are pending with Walker Funeral Home, Rolling Fork. She died Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019, at Sharkey-Issaquena Hospital, Rolling Fork.


Voting is a pleasure

We were pleased to vote this morning without incident.

There were at least twice the number of poll workers and others who were on hand to be sure everything went as smoothly as possible.

What we weren’t pleased to see were the number of uncontested elections on the ballot.


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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.


Reeves wins governor's race

10:31 p.m.

Republicans are keeping their hold on the governorship in Mississippi, despite facing the best-funded Democrat in more than a decade.

Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves on Tuesday defeated Democratic Attorney General Jim Hood and two candidates who ran low-budget campaigns.





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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.



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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.




Life lost to gun violence

Anthony Smith has been charged with murder and possession of firearm by a convicted felon.

Greenville police officers located Tarus Dandridge, a 41 year-old black male, who was pronounced dead on the scene by emergency medical personnel and Washington County Coroner Methel Johnson.



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