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Local church steps up to serve lunch during coronavirus pandemic

By JASMINE STEVERSON JSTEVERSON@DDTONLINE.COM,

First Baptist Church Pastor Matt Alexander is organizing a curbside lunch pickup for school-aged youth twice a week while children are out of school.

Governor Tate Reeves announced Thursday morning all public schools in Mississippi will be closed through April 17 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.


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Walter Howard Sr.

Walter Howard Sr.

Greenville - Funeral services for Walter Howard Sr., 94, of Greenville, will be held at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Greenville, Saturday April 27 at 10 a.m. Father Tom Mulley will be officiating. Visitation is from 2-5 p.m. at Byas Funeral Home, Greenville and 6-7 p.m. at Rosary.


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.




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Georgia basketball coach Joni Taylor gives birth to girl

FILE - In this Jan. 13, 2019, file photo, Georgia coach Joni Taylor is seen on the sidelines during an NCAA women's college basketball game against Tennessee, in Athens, Ga. Georgia coach Joni Taylor has given birth to a girl less than 12 hours after leading the Lady Bulldogs to a victory. The Bulldogs said in a release Tuesday, Feb.


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.



Ora Cleave

Ora Cleave

SHELBY — Funeral arrangements for Ora Mae Cleave, 85, of Shelby, are pending with Byas Funeral Home, Cleveland. She died Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020, at her home.


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