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Doris Hawkins

Doris Hawkins

GREENVILLE — Funeral arrangements for Doris Jean Hawkins, 54, of Greenville, are pending with Harris Funeral Home, Greenville. She died Monday, Oct. 14, 2019, at her home.



Marvin Leflore

Marvin Leflore

CLEVELAND — Funeral services for Marvin Leflore, 71, of Cleveland, will be at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, at Byas Funeral Home Chapel, Cleveland. He died Friday, Oct. 11, 2019, at Bolivar Medical Center, Cleveland.



Roshanda Grant

Roshanda Grant

GREENVILLE — Funeral services for Roshanda Grant, 47, of Greenville, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, at Byas Chapel, Greenville. She died Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019. Burial will be at Oaklawn Cemetery, Greenville, under the direction of Byas Funeral Home, Greenville.


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Thousands feel ‘the blues’ at MACE’s 42nd annual festival

By KELLY BENFORD KBENFORD@DDTONLINE.COM,

The Mississippi Delta heat didn’t stop festival goers from making their way to the Queen City this weekend to get a taste of the blues. 

The 42nd annual Mississippi Delta Blues and Heritage Festival drew about 10,000 people to the Washington County Convention Center fairgrounds Saturday. 





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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.


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.




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