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Reunited, it feels so good

The summer I turned 13, my mom said I needed an activity to keep me busy during the months between school. My friend’s mom suggested we do the summer youth musical at Delta Center Stage. I thought it was the worst idea and I wanted nothing to do with it. Shy and more awkward than I am now, I cringed at the idea.


St. Joseph's Dillon Johnson named Delta-Democrat Times Player of the Year and the Planters Bank Player of the Week

By DAVID W. HEALY,

BAY SPRINGS – Finish what we started.

These were the four words Dillon Johnson and his St. Joseph Catholic School teammates used to motivate themselves moments before the MAIS Class 2A State Championship game began Saturday night inside the gymnasium of Sylva-Bay Academy.


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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.



Sculptor Beckwith to present work at Greenville Arts Council for a night

By CATHERINE KIRK CKIRK@DDTONLINE.COM,

Famous for his sculpture work of public monuments and portrait busts, William “Bill” Beckwith is making his way back home to the Queen City for one night.

The Greenville Arts Council will host an evening with Beckwith, where he will present a slideshow of his work and discuss his journey of becoming a successful sculptor.


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Lavorne Jones

Lavorne Jones

Mound Bayou – Funeral services for Lavorne L. Jones, 72, of Mound Bayou, are 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019, at First Baptist Church, Merigold. She died Jan. 26, 2019, at Bolivar Medical Center, Cleveland. Burial follows in Calvary Cemetery, Renova, under the direction of Redmon Funeral Home, Cleveland.


Life lost to gun violence

Anthony Smith has been charged with murder and possession of firearm by a convicted felon.

Greenville police officers located Tarus Dandridge, a 41 year-old black male, who was pronounced dead on the scene by emergency medical personnel and Washington County Coroner Methel Johnson.





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