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Veterans Stand Down, Veterans Day Parade approaching, help needed

By CATHERINE KIRK CKIRK@DDTONLINE.COM,


The 2019 Delta Veterans Stand Down is only a few days away, and organizers are seeking volunteers to assist at the event.

Gulf Coast Veterans Advocacy Council co-chairman Kenny Magee said while financial donations are welcomed and highly appreciated, they need food and volunteers to assist the veterans.


Larry Robinson

Larry Robinson

GREENVILLE — Funeral arrangements for Larry Garnell Robinson, 60, of Greenville, are pending with Harris Funeral Home, Greenville. He died Monday, Oct. 28, 2019, at Select Medical Hospital, Jackson.


Mattie Williams

Mattie Williams

INDIANOLA — Funeral arrangements for Mattie Williams, 83, of Indianola, are pending with Byas Funeral Home, Indianola. She died Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2019, in Greenville.




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Local musician Pratt has new album cover thanks to friend’s gift

By DAVID W. HEALY DHEALY@DDTONLINE.COM,

Greenville blues musician Kern Pratt received a special surprise from another local artist Saturday night while playing a gig at the South Main Market & Deli.

Local artist Sean Burnley presented Pratt with an original acrylic painting that Pratt will use for the cover of his next album, “Greenville, Mississippi, What About You?”


WLSD preps students, staff for crisis with active shooter drills

By KELLY BENFORD KBENFORD@DDTONLINE.COM,

Communities and schools can never take enough precautions, especially when a crisis strikes.

Western Line School District hosted an active shooter drill Tuesday morning at Riverside Elementary and Riverside High schools and again in the afternoon at O’Bannon Elementary and O’Bannon High schools.




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