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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.



O’Bannon’s Zion Jessie captures Planters Bank Player of the Week

By DAVID W. HEALY,

O’Bannon High School’s Zion Jessie, the Planters Bank Player of the Week, is one of only eight seniors on this year’s Greenwaves team. It is his job to set an example for the players on his young team. Despite the early set backs this season for O’Bannon, Jessie has always worked hard at getting better.


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Local musician Pratt has new album cover thanks to friend’s gift

By DAVID W. HEALY DHEALY@DDTONLINE.COM,

Greenville blues musician Kern Pratt received a special surprise from another local artist Saturday night while playing a gig at the South Main Market & Deli.

Local artist Sean Burnley presented Pratt with an original acrylic painting that Pratt will use for the cover of his next album, “Greenville, Mississippi, What About You?”


WLSD preps students, staff for crisis with active shooter drills

By KELLY BENFORD KBENFORD@DDTONLINE.COM,

Communities and schools can never take enough precautions, especially when a crisis strikes.

Western Line School District hosted an active shooter drill Tuesday morning at Riverside Elementary and Riverside High schools and again in the afternoon at O’Bannon Elementary and O’Bannon High schools.


Lee Jackson

Lee Jackson

GREENVILLE — Funeral arrangements for Lee Lloyd Jackson, 76, of Greenville, are pending with Redmon Funeral Home, Greenville. He died Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2019, at Delta Regional Medical Center.


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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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