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Elvridge Hollins Jr.

Elvridge Hollins Jr.

GREENVILLE — Funeral arrangements for Elvridge Hollins Jr., 73, of Greenville, are pending with Redmon Funeral Home, Greenville. He died Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020, at his home. There will be a private burial under the direction of Redmon Funeral Home, Greenville.


Leeon Leaks

Leeon Leaks

GUNNISON — Funeral arrangements for Leeon Leaks, 62, of Gunnison, are pending with Byas Funeral Home, Cleveland. He died Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020, in Horn Lake.


Larry Taylor

Larry Taylor

SHAW — Funeral arrangements for Larry Taylor, 61, of Shaw, are pending with Byas Funeral Home, Cleveland. He died Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020, at Bolivar Medical Center, Cleveland.



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Residents face aftermath of damaging weekend storms

By CATHERINE KIRK CKIRK@DDTONLINE.COM,

Scottie Saulter was busy Saturday afternoon working to saw off limbs from a large tree that had fallen from his neighbor’s yard at his home in Metcalfe, crushing his fence and barely missing his house. 

He said it was about 3:30 a.m. when he and his family heard the strong winds making their way through their neighborhood.




Clown, Matson to tell history of Crazy Horse through book at Winterville Mounds

By JASMINE STEVERSON JSTEVERSON@DDTONLINE.COM,

Crazy Horse — a name that carries with it more than mere fame, but actual pride and a historical significance. 

To unpack that historical significance will be Crazy Horse family elder Floyd Clown Sr. along with author William Matson, who together, authored, “Crazy Horse: The Lakota Warrior’s Life and Legacy.”


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Joyce Lee Johnson

Joyce Lee Johnson

Leland – Funeral services for Joyce Lee Johnson, 53, of Leland will be Saturday at 2:30 at Unity M. B. Church, Elizabeth.  She passed away May 6, 2019 at Methodist Central Hospital, Memphis. Burial will be in Lakewood Cemetery, Greenville under the direction of Bush Funeral Services, Leland.




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David McGarrh

David McGarrh

Greenville –  Funeral services for David Delane McGarrh, 61, are 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019, at Chesterville Baptist Church, Tupelo. He died Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2019, at North Mississippi Medical Center Inpatient Hospice, Tupelo.


Romeo Hurt

Teen arrested for shooting that injured man in store

By CATHERINE KIRK CKIRK@DDTONLINE.COM,

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.


Walter Howard Sr.

Walter Howard Sr.

Greenville - Funeral services for Walter Howard Sr., 94, of Greenville, will be held at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Greenville, Saturday April 27 at 10 a.m. Father Tom Mulley will be officiating. Visitation is from 2-5 p.m. at Byas Funeral Home, Greenville and 6-7 p.m. at Rosary.


Washington County, statewide results are in, absentee ballots still being tallied

By STAFF REPORT,

Incumbents held on to each of their seats except in the District 4 supervisor vote won by Mala Brooks by a mere 13 votes over incumbent Jesse Amos. The more than 700 absentee ballots have yet to be counted in any races as of press time.

Of the 32,026 registered voters in Washington County, 11001 cast ballots in the Tuesday election.


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