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LELAND — Graveside services for Eddie Beasley, 62, of Leland, will be at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, May 23, at Caney Cemetery, Delta City, with the Rev. C.W. Ray officiating. He died May 11, 2020, at his home. Services are under the direction of Bush Funeral Services, Leland.
LELAND — Graveside services for Elvin Wheatley, 53, of Leland, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 30, At Bogue Memorial Gardens, Leland. He died Sunday, May 24, 2020, at Baptist 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.
SHELBY — Graveside services for Yvonne Russell, 71, of Shelby, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 30, at Azion MB Church Cemetery, Mound Bayou, with the Rev. Toliver officiating. She died Sunday, May 24, 2020, at Shelby Nursing and Rehab. Services are under the direction of Byas Funeral Home, Cleveland.
As of Friday afternoon, there were 100 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and four deaths as a result of the virus in Washington County, according to the Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH).
A great number of municipalities are reeling from the impact of COVID-19 in some way or another, and the city’s water department is no exception.
The City of Greenville’s water department is currently dealing with the impact coronavirus has had on it as utility bills have to go out later than originally scheduled.
Last month, IMS Engineers brought on board one of Greenville’s own — 23-year-old Jackson State alumna Jeron Collins.
IMS Engineers, a minority-owned engineering firm based in Jackson, was appointed in January to provide services in addressing Washington County’s infrastructure needs.
Greenville Public School District closed Lucy Webb Preparatory School last week for deep cleaning after an employee working there tested positive for the coronavirus, school officials confirmed.
The Delta Democrat-Times asked its readers how they spent Memorial Day and what the day means to them. This is what they said.
A teenager has been arrested and charged for a shooting this week that injured a man at a local store.
Assistant Police Chief Michael Merchant said 18-year-old Romeo Hurt, of Greenville, was identified as the suspect who shot into a store in the 900 block of St. Charles Street shortly after 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.
The Greenville Police Department is seeking the public’s help in finding a teenager who has been missing for nearly two weeks.
Sixteen-year-old Kamrone Lee, of Greenville, has been reported as missing since July 11.
Lee is described as a 5’9”, 110-pound black male with black hair and brown eyes.