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INDIANOLA — Graveside services for Christine Johnson Williams, 96, of Indianola, will be at 11 a.m. Friday, July 3, at Riverside Memorial Gardens. She died Sunday, June 28, 2020, in Byram. Services are under the direction of Byas Funeral Home, Indianola.
MOORHEAD — Graveside services for Larry Dorsey Hunt, 34, of Moorhead, will be at 11 a.m. Friday, July 3, at Pineridge Memorial Gardens, Moorhead, with the Rev. George Hollands officiating. He died Tuesday, June 23, 2020. Visitation will be from 10-11 a.m. Friday at Byas Funeral Home, Indianola.
ANGUILLA — Funeral arrangements for Henrene Taylor, 53, of Anguilla, are pending with Walker Funeral Home, Rolling Fork. He died Tuesday, June 30, 2020, at the University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson.
David Cochran Jr. is Washington County’s newest Mississippi Levee Board Commissioner winning by a total of 1,332 votes to opponent Drew Newsom’s 646 votes.
There was a total of 1,978 votes cast in Tuesday’s election with 67.34% of the votes being in favor of Cochran and 32.66% in favor of Newsom.
Mars Food North America, a well noted fixture in the American food industry, made the decision last week to evolve the Uncle Ben’s brand in light of social equality.
Mars Food on June 17 announced its decision to evolve the Uncle Ben’s brand, but details are still being determined.
The Greenville Public School District is deep into the development of a plan for reopening classroom instruction to students for the upcoming academic year.
The district’s plan, titled “Destination 8/5” as Aug. 5 is its target start date, requires significant feedback from various stakeholders, especially parents.
JACKSON — Harry Edwin Vickery died Friday, May 29, 2020, at the Mississippi Baptist Medical Center. He was 85.
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LELAND — “For I am now ready to be offered, and the time of my departure is at hand. I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith.”
During Western Line School District’s board meeting on Monday, Superintendent Lawrence Hudson highlighted the success of the district’s students at its two elementary schools, O’Bannon and Riverside.
Apostle Paul once said, “Get thee behind me.”
The last couple of weeks of Mission Mississippi have been very eventful, to say the least. The most applicable Scripture for this experience comes from 2 Corinthians 4:18.
Four days after his father died, Daric Campbell Jr. sat in the office at O’Bannon High School and waited to meet his new football coach.
Football has always been important to Daric, 16, and these days it is more important than ever.
Paul Lacoste Sports has been in Greenville this summer giving people more than the average full-body workout.
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi man has pleaded guilty in a fraud case that prosecutors say reaped more than $200 million from a federal military health insurer and others.
People pray in the gallery of the Oklahoma House of Representatives chamber during Rose Day, an annual anti-abortion event, at the state Capitol in Oklahoma City, Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019. (Nate Billings/The Oklahoman via AP)
Patrons of the Washington County Library will soon be able to turn pages of books borrowed from the Metcalfe Library.
With funding secured by the Washington County Board of Supervisors in a November meeting, a new chapter is being written, which will give residents access to the library in Metcalfe Town Hall.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Eight University of Mississippi basketball players kneeled during the national anthem Saturday before a victory over Georgia in response to a Confederacy rally near the arena.
CLEVELAND - The world-famous Harlem Globetrotters will bring their new "Pushing the Limits" World Tour to Cleveland at Walter Sillers Coliseum on Tuesday, January 28, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. Globetrotters' fans will experience even bigger moments and memories, including a live world record attempt at each game.