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GREENVILLE — Funeral arrangements for Donald Wiliams, 53, of Greenville and formerly of Indianola, are pending with Byas Funeral Home, Greenville. He died Sunday, Jan. 12, 2020, at St. Dominic Hospital, Jackson.
Ola Mae Wilson
GREENVILLE — Funeral services for Ola Mae Wilson were at 2 p.m., Monday, Jan. 13, at Emmanuel Baptist Church. She passed away Friday, Jan. 10, 2020, at Delta Regional Medical Center, after an extended illness. Burial was in Greenville Cemetery, under the direction of Boone Funeral Home, Greenville.
GREENVILLE — Kameron Cavonte’ Hodges Lee, 17, of Greenville, was born Aug. 27, 2002, to Amber (William Johnson) Hodges and Keith (Linda) Lee. He died July 11, 2019.
INDIANOLA — Funeral arrangements for Eugene Caston, 63, of Indianola, are pending with Byas Funeral Home, Indianola. He died Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020, at Delta Regional Medical Center, Greenville.
The Mississippi Delta’s Jewish population may be small, but the heart of their annual Hanukkah celebration is not.
“It’s a festive luncheon,” said Rabbi Debra Kassoff of the Hebrew Union Temple in Greenville. Hanukkah this year starts at sunset Dec. 22 and ends at nightfall Dec. 30.
The late British actress Audrey Hepburn once said, “As you grow older, you will discover that you have two hands — one for helping yourself, the other for helping others.”
Many people enjoy using fireworks to get their new year kicked off with a bang.
With several firework stands set up across the county, many residents have been stocking up for a night of fun.
Most people have a particular Christmas story they enjoy revisiting every year. My favorite story, however, isn’t about Santa Claus, a magical snowman or flying reindeer. Mine is a World War II story of a Canadian soldier who was captured Christmas Day 1941 while stationed in China and wound up a Japanese Prisoner-of-War for four years.
ITTA BENA, Miss. (AP) — Dante Scott had 27 points as Mississippi Valley State beat Southern 70-59 on Monday night.
Scott hit 11 of 12 free throws. He added nine rebounds.
Gregory Jones-Rollins had 13 points for Mississippi Valley State (5-22, 3-10 Southwestern Athletic Conference). Emmanuel Ejeh added 14 rebounds.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi is working toward enacting one of the strictest abortion laws in the nation, in a race with other states to push a legal challenge to the more conservative U.S. Supreme Court.
Lanier Loper has always been an active girl.
As a small child, her days were mostly planned out in advance. It was one activity after another.
“It actually seems weird for me when I have a day off,” Lanier said. “I am used to always doing something.”
Today, Lanier is still keeping busy.
Allen Collins Jr.
Leland - Funeral services for Allen Collins Jr., 76, of Leland, will be held at Antioch MB Church, Saturday April 27 at 11 a.m. Visitation will be Friday April 26 from 1-5 p.m.. Burial will be at Holly Ridge Cemetery in Holly Ridge. Services are entrusted to Harris Funeral Home, Greenville.
Willie Spurlock Jr.
INDIANOLA — Funeral arrangements for Willie Spurlock Jr., 72, of Indianola, are pending with Byas Funeral Home, Indianola. He died Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019, at South Sunflower County Hospital, Indianola.
The House Judiciary Committee announced Monday that it is sending letters seeking information and documents from more than 80 groups, organizations and individuals, as part of its sweeping investigation into President Donald Trump's campaign, businesses, transition and administration.
Auburn guard Janiah McKay, left, fouls Tennessee guard Evina Westbrook (2) during the first quarter of an NCAA college basketball game Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019, in Knoxville, Tenn. (Joy Kimbrough/The Daily Times via AP)
LSU guard Skylar Mays (4) puts the ball up for two points in front of Tennessee forward Kyle Alexander (11) in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Feb. 23, 2019, in Baton Rouge, La. (AP Photo/Bill Feig)