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Jackie Steed

Jackie Steed

INDIANOLA — Jackie Steed, 75, of Indianola, passed away Monday, Feb. 17, 2020, at St. Dominic Hospital, Jackson.


Sarah Kent

Sarah Kent

INDIANOLA — Funeral arrangements for Sarah Kent, 61, of Indianola, are pending with Byas Funeral Home, Indianola. She died Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020, at Delta Regional Medical Center, Greenville.


Bullet, hole found inside local church early Sunday morning

By JASMINE STEVERSON JSTEVERSON@DDTONLINE.COM,

Hours before church service was set to begin, there was a shooting early Sunday morning at Greater Faith Tabernacle Church.

Charles Fisher, pastor of Greater Faith Tabernacle on Burning Bush Drive, said his wife woke him up at about 3:30 a.m. Sunday morning, terrified by the noises she though have been gunfire.




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Fire investigation continues for Gamble Brothers & Archer Clinic

By JASMINE STEVERSON JSTEVERSON@DDTONLINE.COM,

An investigation into the fire that destroyed the Gamble Brothers & Archer Clinic this weekend is underway. However, heavy rainfall in the region could impact the development of the investigation. 

“The excess rain has impeded the progress of the investigation,” Greenville Fire Department Chief Ruben Brown said Monday afternoon.





Joan Bagby

Joan Bagby

COVINGTON, La. — Joan Wilson Bagby, age 84, died Monday, Feb. 10, 2020, in Covington, Louisiana, after a period of protracted illness.


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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.


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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Betty Fox Lowe

Betty Fox Lowe

Leland – Funeral services for Betty Fox Lowe, 68, of Leland will be Saturday at 11:00 am at Jerusalem Temple, Leland, MS. She passed away May 2, 2019 at her residence.  Burial will be in Sisters of Charity Cemetery, Leland, under the direction of Bush Funeral Services, Leland.



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