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St. Joseph runs away from Claiborne in South State Quaterfinals

By PATRICK ERVIN,

St. Joseph Fighting Irish head coach James Hunter knew that Thursday night’s 68-51 win over Claiborne County in the quarterfinals of the South State Tournament was bittersweet. His starters played so well in the first half that from the opening play of the second half, officials invoked mercy rule and allowed the clock to run uninterrupted.




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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.



Amnesty period underway for those with outstanding warrants

By JASMINE STEVERSON JSTEVERSON@DDTONLINE.COM,

The City of Greenville’s annual amnesty period is underway.

This means those with outstanding warrants due to misdemeanors, failure to report to work center, failure to pay citations and failure to appear in court have an opportunity to pay back fines and get warrants and other penalties voided.


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Mae Harris

Mae Harris

RULEVILLE — Funeral arrangements for Mae Harris, 67, of Ruleville, are pending with Byas Funeral Home, Ruleville. She died Sunday, Feb. 2, 2020, at her home.


Jolly Lyons

Jolly Lyons

INDIANOLA — Funeral services for Jolly Lyons, 55, of Indianola, will be at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 11, at Hayes Chapel at Byas Funeral Home, Indianola. He died Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2019. Burial will be at Riverside Memorial Gardens, Indianola, under the direction of Byas Funeral Home, Indianola.




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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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