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DCS postpones summer youth musical, making plans for short plays

By CATHERINE KIRK CKIRK@DDTONLINE.COM,

Plans for the summer youth musical at Delta Center Stage have had to be postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Delta Center Stage Executive Director Tim Bixler said the initial plans to produce Disney’s “Frozen Jr.” have been indefinitely postponed as there is not enough consensus on what is considered safe regarding crowd size.


Mars Food evolving Uncle Ben’s brand in light of social equality

By JASMINE STEVERSON JSTEVERSON@DDTONLINE.COM,

 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.



Arthur Weeks Jr.

Arthur Weeks Jr.

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.”


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Feds back Temple Baptist Church, Simmons stands firm on order

By JON ALVERSON JALVERSON@DDTONLINE.COM,

After fines were levied against members of Temple Baptist Church for holding a drive-in church service, the Alliance for Defending Freedom filed a civil suit in the Northern District Court of Mississippi on Good Friday, April 10.

The federal government, through the Department of Justice, issued a statement of interest Tuesday.






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Josh Gilmore Jr.

Josh Gilmore Jr.

CLEVELAND — Funeral arrangements for Josh Gilmore Jr., 78, of Cleveland, are pending with Byas Funeral Home, Cleveland. He died Sunday, March 1, 2020, at Bolivar Medical Center, Cleveland.


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.




Remembering Luke Perry

With a career that took off in a famous zip code and was bookended all too soon in a town called Riverdale, Luke Perry had an acting career that spanned decades and touched multiple generations of television viewers.


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Weddings & Engagements

Mr. and Mrs. Jim Cowart, of Tylertown, and Mr. Billy Clifton, of Richton, announce the marriage of... READ MORE