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PACC assists local youth groups in helping others

By JASMINE STEVERSON JSTEVERSON@DDTONLINE.COM,

Two local youth groups kicked off their Thanksgiving break by giving a noble gesture of their own — their time and service.

Sponsored by the Progressive Art and Civic Club (PACC) Youth Affiliates, the Esquires and Teenettes spent their Monday morning volunteering at Port City Personal Care and Respite Services.





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1 man arrested in connection to shooting child

By CATHERINE KIRK CKIRK@DDTONLINE.COM,

A man is behind bars for a shooting that sent a 12-year-old girl to a Jackson hospital, and more arrests are expected to follow.

On Monday, GPD officers arrested 21-year-old Kelvin Lewis in the 500 block of South Broadway Street.

Lewis was arrested in connection to the early Sunday morning shooting on Eighth Street.





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Howard Johnson

Howard Johnson
Indianola - Funeral services for Howard Johnson, 58, of Indianola, will be held at Greater New Jerusalem COGIC, Indianola Saturday April 20 at 11 a.m.. Elder Henry Walker will be officiating. Visitation is from 2-6 p.m. at Byas Funeral Home, Indianola.




Tara Cox

Tara Cox

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Funeral arrangements for Tara Chena Jackson Cox, 48, of Little Rock, Arkansas, are pending with Redmon Funeral Home, Greenville. She died Saturday, Aug. 10, 2019, at Chicot Memorial Medical Center, Lake Village, Arkansas.


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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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